The London Lightning will try to take the next step on the road to a fourth National Basketball League championship tonight, when they square off against the St. John’s Edge at 7:00pm at Budweiser Gardens. The Lightning finished atop the Central Division in the regular season, and secured home court advantage in the first two rounds of the playoffs.
The Edge finished second in the Central and swept the Windsor Express in round one of their inaugural season.
The two teams faced each other seven times this season, with the Lightning winning four.
Tickets are available at www.lightningbasketball.ca , or at the Budweiser Gardens Box Office.
The series is a two-three-two format:
Game 1 Tuesday, 8:30PM NT, April 17, Budweiser Gardens
Game 2 Thursday, 8:30PM NT, April 19, Budweiser Gardens
Game 3 Saturday, 7:00PM NT, April 21, Mile One Centre
Game 4 Monday, 7:00PM NT, April 23, Mile One Centre
Game 5* Thursday, 7:00PM NT, April 26, Mile One Centre
Game 6* TBA, Budweiser Gardens
Game 7* TBA, Budweiser Gardens
The games will be streamed live at www.sjedge.ca