WNBL Grand Final Game 1: Canberra Capitals v Adelaide Lightning
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WNBL Grand Final Game 1: Canberra Capitals v Adelaide Lightning

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Action from game one of the WNBL grand final series between the Canberra Capitals and the Adelaide Lightning at AIS Arena.

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A crowd of 4120 people turned up at AIS Arena to watch the Canberra Capitals move one step closer to claiming the WNBL championship. Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong

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Canberra Capitals coach Paul Goriss briefs his troops before the start of the WNBL grand final against the Adelaide Lightning at AIS Arena. Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong

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The Canberra Capitals' Kia Nurse drives over the Adelaide Lightning's Steph Blicavs. Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong

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The Canberra Capitals' Kia Nurse gets some air on her way to a game-high 23 points. Credit:Elesa Kurtz

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A slow start saw the Canberra Capitals take nearly three minutes to sink their first bucket courtesy of Kelly Wilson. Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong

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The Adelaide Lightning's Nia Coffey tries to defend against the Canberra Capitals' Keely Froling. Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong

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Capitals' co-captain Kelsey Griffin cheers on her side from the bench. Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong

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Adelaide Lightning's Colleen Planeta. Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong

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Capitals' Marianna Tolo went seven from eight. Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong

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The Canberra Capitals' Leilani Mitchell passes to Lauren Scherf behind the Adelaide Lightning's Colleen Planeta. Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong

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The Canberra Capitals' Leilani Mitchell drives past the Adelaide Lightning's Colleen Planeta. Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong

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Marianna Tolo gets fouled by Adelaide Lightning's Kayla Alexander. Credit:Elesa Kurtz

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The Canberra Capitals' Kia Nurse continued her impressive form in the finals series. Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong

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Adelaide Lightning MVP Nia Coffey. Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong

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The Canberra Capitals' Kia Nurse has been a dominant figure in the WNBL finals series. Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong

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The Canberra Capitals' Keely Froling looks to pass to Lauren Scherf. Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong

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Canberra Capitals coaching staff Paul Goriss and Carly Wilson. Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong

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A vocal crowd at AIS Arena cheer a Leilani Mitchell three-pointer.Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong

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The Capitals bench cheer a Kia Nurse three-pointer. Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong

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Adelaide Lightning's Penina Davidson tries to get a stop on the Capitals' Kelly Wilson. Credit:Elesa Kurtz

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The Canberra Capitals' Kelly Wilson and the Adelaide Lightning's Nicole Seekamp and Colleen Planeta. Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong

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The Canberra Capitals bench had plenty to cheer about as the game progressed. Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong

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The Canberra Capitals' Kia Nurse collides with the Adelaide Lightning's Penina Davidson. Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong

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The Canberra Capitals' Kia Nurse goes for two. Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong

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The Adelaide Lightning's Nia Coffey gets a stop on the Canberra Capitals' Maddison Rocci. Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong

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The Canberra Capitals' Kelsey Griffin attempts to keep the ball in play. Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong

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The Canberra Capitals' Kelly Wilson looks to pass around the Adelaide Lightning's Aimie Clydesdale. Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong

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The Canberra Capital's Leilani Mitchell and the Adelaide Lightning's Kayla Alexander. Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong

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The Adelaide Lightning's Kayla Alexander finished with seven rebounds. Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong

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The Canberra Capitals' Kelly Wilson makes a layup. Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong

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The Canberra Capitals bench made their voices heard. Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong

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The Canberra Capitals' Kelsey Griffin scores under pressure from the Adelaide Lightning's Nia Coffey. Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong

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The Canberra Capitals' Keely Froling drives past the Adelaide Lightning's Penina Davidson. Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong

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The Capitals' Kelsey Griffin and the Adelaide Lightning's Colleen Planeta. Credit:Elesa Kurtz

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The Capitals' Kelsey Griffin. Credit:Elesa Kurtz

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Capitals coach Paul Goriss. Credit:Elesa Kurtz

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A vocal crowd cheer the Canberra Capitals as they defeated the Adelaide Lightning in game one of the WNBL grand final series. Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong

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Canberra Capital players celebrate winning round 1 of Grand Final series. Credit:Elesa Kurtz

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The Canberra Capitals celebrate their 88-67 win over the Adelaide Lightning in game one of the WNBL grand final series. Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong

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Kelsey Griffin celebrates winning round 1 of Grand Final with team mates. Credit:Elesa Kurtz

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The Canberra Capitals' Marianna Tolo and Keely Froling share a laugh after their 88-67 win over the Adelaide Lightning at AIS Arena. Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong

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The Canberra Capitals celebrate their 88-67 win over the Adelaide Lightning in game one of the WNBL grand final series. Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong

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The Canberra Capitals' Kia Nurse and Maddison Rocci celebrate their 88-67 win over the Adelaide Lightning in game one of the WNBL grand final series. Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong

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The Canberra Capitals celebrate their 88-67 win over the Adelaide Lightning in game one of the WNBL grand final series. Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong

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The Canberra Capitals celebrate their 88-67 win over the Adelaide Lightning in game one of the WNBL grand final series. Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong

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Canberra Capitals co-captain Kelsey Griffin thanks the crowd for their support after their 88-67 win over the Adelaide Lightning at AIS Arena. Credit:Sitthixay Ditthavong