A magnificent performance from American AJ Roberts helped push Hemel Storm to a 94-77 victory in the NBL National Cup Final. Manchester never really found an answer for Roberts who scored at will throughout periods of the Final to finish with 33 points, 6 assists, 4 rebounds and 6 steals.
Magic started the contest brightly and raced out to a 31-19 lead after the 1st quarter. From there, Hemel set about reeling in their opponents and by the middle of the 3rd, Storm has a double digit advantage of their own. Roared on by vocal support and with Roberts putting the finishing touches on his MVP performance, Hemel never looked back as the eased to a comfortable win.
Hemel Storm Wins cup