The Halifax Hurricanes came from behind to win Game 1 of the National Basketball League of Canada playoff series with the Island Storm 106-100 on Thursday.
The Storm held quarter leads of 32-22, 58-42 and 79-76.
Billy White scored 23 points to pace the Hurricanes while Joel Friesen had 16 and Shane Gibson 15 points and a team-high six rebounds.
Terry Thomas had a game-high 26 points for the Storm while Morgan Lewis added 24. Joseph Bertrand and Chad Posthumus each chipped in 11.
Tirrell Baines and Thomas each had eight rebounds.
Game 2 of the best-of-five series goes Friday at 7 p.m. in Halifax.