Nova Scotia

Rainmen force game 5 in NBL finals

Taliek Brown scored 20 points, two rebounds and two assists as the Halifax Rainmen beat the London Lightning 93-85 on Thursday to tie the National Basketball League of Canada's championship series at 2-2.

Halifax will return to London to decide championship

Taliek Brown scored 20 points and added two rebounds and two assists as the Halifax Rainmen beat the London Lightning 93-85 on Thursday to tie the National Basketball League of Canada's championship series at 2-2.

Chris Hagen had 16 points, six assists and pulled down three rebounds for Halifax, while Lawrence Wright scored 18.

Gabe Freeman dominated the game for London, scoring 21 points and pulling down 21 rebounds. Both totals were game-highs. Tim Ellis had 10 points and seven rebounds.

The fifth and final game of the series will be in London, Ont., on Sunday.

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