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Raiders finish play-offs in third

Gaylon Moore
Gaylon Moore top-scored with 26 points as the Raiders finished third

Plymouth Raiders recorded their best finish to a BBL season by beating the table-topping Newcastle Eagles 96-92 in the third place play-off.

BBL all-star Drew Lasker was Plymouth's hero by hitting the winning points as the Raiders battled back from a 54-33 half-time deficit.

The Raiders cut the Eagles' lead to one point by the end of the third quarter as Lasker bagged most of his 19 points.

Gaylon Moore hit eight in a row in the final period to put Plymouth in front.

Moore ended the game as the Raiders' top-scorer with 26 points.

see also
MK Lions ruin Newcastle's dreams
03 May 08 |  Basketball
Heat clinch BBL play-offs title
04 May 08 |  Basketball
Lasker makes BBL All-Star squad
01 May 08 |  Basketball

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