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    Mitch Creek.
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    Shaun Bruce.

Mitch Creek, Shaun Bruce meet in NBL

Horsham exports Mitch Creek and Shaun Bruce squared off in Australia’s premier basketball competition at the weekend, with Bruce claiming bragging rights.

Bruce had six points, two rebounds and four assists as his Sydney Kings survived a fightback from Creek’s South East Melbourne Phoenix to win 90-86 in National Basketball League, NBL, competition on Saturday.

Creek, who is considered one of the favourites for the NBL’s most valuable player award, did all he could to get the Phoenix across the line, tallying 20 points and seven rebounds.

Creek’s season average of 21.6 points a game places him third in the league.

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Bruce is also in the midst of his best season in the NBL, averaging nearly six points and four assists a game for the 9-1 Kings.

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