GABA/Banks DIH Leagues…Pacesetters, Colts and Guardians win first as semifinal action begins

Three thrilling semifinal clashes bounced the resumption of the Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association/Powerade/Malta Supreme/Rainforest Water 1st, 2nd and Under-23 leagues on Saturday night at the Burnham hard-court on middle and Carmichael Streets.

 

 

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GABA/Banks DIH leagues… Colts make all divisions final, Pacesetters complete double over Eagles

Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association/Powerade/Malta Supreme/Rainforest Water leagues, will have the opportunity to defend their titles when the three games playoff begin Tomorrow. The 1st Division and 2nd division teams of Bounty Colts won their respective semifinal matches on Sunday night and join their under-23 side that won on Saturday at the Burnham hard-court on Middle and Carmichael streets.

 

 

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Introducing 16-year-old basketball prodigy, Kevon Wiggins
AT 6` 1”, Kevon Wiggins has to be the best pound-for-pound youth basketball player for Guyana in the past year. Wiggins rose to prominence last year in the Caribbean Basketball Confederation (CBC) U-16 Championships which was played in Guyana. In that tournament, Wiggins averaged 15.2 points, 11.3 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game. His exploits took Team Guyana into the finals where they lost to Bahamas 57-84,
 
 
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Guyana Youth Basketball on the rise despite no support for the Guyana Government and FIBA

In the last 16 months, Guyana basketball has hosted the Caribbean Basketball Confederation Under 16 Championships for men and women. Our men finished as the second-best Under 16 team in the Caribbean, earning themselves a place in the Centro-basketball Under 17 championships 2017. Recent successes in basketball also included; the National Under 15 men’s team competing in Centro-basketball 2016, the national senior men, with a majority of players under age 23, competing in a tri-nation tournament in Jamaica, and just recently the national under 17 men despite tough circumstances, competing at the Centro basketball championship held in the Dominican Republic.

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Introducing 16-year-old basketball prodigy, Kevon Wiggins

AT 6` 1”, Kevon Wiggins has to be the best pound-for-pound youth basketball player for Guyana in the past year. Wiggins rose to prominence last year in the Caribbean Basketball Confederation (CBC) U-16 Championships which was played in Guyana. In that tournament, Wiggins averaged 15.2 points, 11.3 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game. His exploits took Team Guyana into the finals where they lost to Bahamas 57-84,

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