Jaylen Adams, the former NBL MVP, played a key role in the Sydney Kings’ win over the Brisbane Bullets with a score of 104-95 at home. The Kings started off slowly but managed to stage a comeback with an impressive 18-0 run. Adams scored 24 points and had four assists in the game. The Kings’ coach praised the team’s resilience, acknowledging that basketball is a game of runs and commending the players for their efforts. The Brisbane Bullets put up a good fight but were unable to secure a win. Similarly, Melbourne United also secured a victory over the South East Melbourne Phoenix in a tough game. Chris Goulding and Jo Lual-Acuil Jr were the standout players for Melbourne United, leading them to the top of the ladder. Despite missing some key players, the team showed great determination. It was a disappointing outcome for the Phoenix, and their coach expressed frustration over the team’s inconsistency and defense. Overall, both games showcased the competitive nature of the NBL.