Worthing Thunder were well-beaten 121-72 by a strong and powerful BBL side, London Lions, in a friendly, in front of a noisy and enthusiastic crowd.

After scoring the opening basket, Thunder were outplayed in the first quarter as Lions broke the game open with a 13 point run, going into the break with a 32-15 lead.

Lions continued to dominate in the second quarter; outscoring Thunder by 38-20 and went into the locker room with a comfortable 70-35 lead.

At the half, Zaire Taylor led Thunder’s scorers with 14 points, whilst Jordon Spencer hit 17 for Lions.

Thunder continued to battle throughout the third quarter and reduced the deficit going into the break, 58-100.

Lions pressed hard in the final quarter to finish the game victorious: 121-72.

Top scorers for Thunder: Zaire Taylor – 29 and Barkers of Tarring: Man of the Match Alex Owumi – 23.