MANILA, Philippines — The Adelaide 36ers are off to a good start in their preseason campaign.
The 36ers stayed undefeated after beating the Perth Wildcats, 63-56, at the NBL Blitz in Tasmania.
Adelaide made it two in a row despite Kai Sotto, Daniel Johnson, and Todd Withers sitting the game out.
Johnson led the 36ers with 33 points and eight rebounds in their 91-87 overtime win over Cairns Taipans on Sunday.
Sotto showed flashes of his potential in his Australia debut against Cairns.
The 7-foot-3 Filipino center was part of the starting five and he finished with seven points, five rebounds and a block.
He scored his first points in style after he drove for a two-handed dunk plus the foul for a three-point play early in the second quarter.
Adelaide plays again on Sunday against the Tasmania JackJumpers.
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