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Muharraq defeat Al Najma in Zain basketball league

TDT | Manama

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Muharraq defeated Al Najma 88-79 last night to maintain their strong winning start to the 2021/2022 Zain Bahrain Basketball League.

The game wrapped up the second week of action in the new season. Muharraq used a strong third quarter where they outscored Najma 32-16 to take control of the contest.

They then held on until the final buzzer for their second successive win of the new season. Najma suffered their first loss to go with one win.

Bader Abdulla Malabes and Hussain Shaker added 18 points apiece in the win. CJ Giles and Ali Jaffar finished with 18 markers each to pace Najma in the loss.

Dewayne Jackson scored 20 points and grabbed 16 rebounds to spearhead Muharraq.

League action continues on Sunday with the start of week three