New Zealand Breakers win fifth straight, Brock Motum stars for Adelaide 36ers

The New Zealand Breakers made it five straight NBL wins thanks to Cedric Jackson on Sunday.

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The New Zealand Breakers made it five straight NBL wins thanks to Cedric Jackson on Sunday.

Jackson had a triple-double of 16 points, 11 assists and 10 rebounds to help the Breakers past Melbourne United 88-75 at Vector Arena.

Corey Webster managed 17 points, while Ekene Ibekwe had 15 and Thomas Abercrombie 14 for the ladder-leading Breakers.

Stephen Dennis scored a team-high 18 points for United.

The Adelaide 36ers won a thriller against the Perth Wildcats, edging to a 106-102 victory in Western Australia.

Brock Motum had 31 points and 13 rebounds for the winners.

It proved to be a good round for the 36ers, who also enjoyed a 83-78 win over the Wollongong Hawks thanks to a 27-point performance from Jamar Wilson.

The Cairns Taipans battled to a 80-76 win over the Sydney Kings, who beat the Townsville Crocodiles 89-81.

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