Led by sharpshooting ensure Jason Cadee’s game-high 30 points, Sydney sealed a unchanging deteriorate with wins in 6 of their final 7 games to finish with an 11-17 record and equivocate a wooden spoon.
The Breakers led for many of a diversion during Qudos Bank Arena before a resurgent Kings tied it adult during 68-all during three-quarter time.
Cadee afterwards took over, giving his organisation a initial lead of a night with a crowd-pleasing three-point explosve and following with dual some-more long-range daggers from that a undermanned visitors never unequivocally recovered.
He strike 5 threes in a duration and 6 for a game, while Todd Blanchfield and Jerome Randle total for 37 of Sydney’s points.
Retiring Kings brazen Tommy Garlepp had 6 points, 3 rebounds and 3 assists in his final diversion in a NBL.
The Kings avoided a wooden ladle notwithstanding looking expected to finish final for many of a season.
The late resurgence, coinciding with a lapse of captain Kevin Lisch from injury, will give fans wish for subsequent season. Coach Andrew Gaze will be looking to keep a core organisation together, including Lisch, Boomers swingman Brad Newley, star import ensure Randle and Cadee.
The Breakers had excuses final night. They were blank pivotal players Edgar Sosa, Kirk Penney and Alex Pledger.
Aalthough a Kings had to play though immature centre Isaac Humphries, who was absent from Sydney’s final dual games of a deteriorate with a nasty eye injury.
Coach Paul Henare hopes a gifted contingent will lapse for diversion one of a best of 3 semi-final series.
The Kings trailed by as most as 10 points in a second entertain though battled behind to route 48-42 during half-time.
Led by Blanchfield’s prohibited shooting, a Kings continued to chip away, sketch turn during 68-all during three-quarter time.
Sydney dominated a final period, using divided with it and promulgation a Breakers to their second true loss.