Nick Ward powered Al Najma to a 116-76 victory over Sitra in a 19th-week game of the Zain Bahrain Basketball League at the Zain Arena in Um Al Hassam yesterday. Ward scored 34 points and had 12 rebounds and three assists in Al Najma’s dominant victory.
Hussain Mohammed added 30 points for the winners while Mohamed Hussain chipped in with 12 and Ali Jaber finished with 11.
Malik Wineglass scored 28 points for Sitra.
Earlier, in the opening 19th-week game, Bahrain Club secured an easy 94-56 win against Samaheej.
Ebrahim Albasri paced the winners with 29 points, three rebounds and one assist.
He was supported by Xavier Gibson, who had 26 points, 13 rebounds and 10 assists, while Ali Abbas added 19 points.
The 19th-week games continue today when Al Hala take on Isa Town at 5.30pm and Muharraq clash with Manama at 7.30pm.