FORWARDS Dexter Martin and Derrick Boyd quarterbacked the Washington D.C Jammers out of an ominous situation for a big turnaround and eventual victory from a fantastic third quarter performance, resulting in a 95-85 victory in Game Two of their three-game series against the President's XII, Saturday night at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
WASHINGTON DC Jammers swept away the three-game series against the local President's XII, winning Game Three 88-83 on Saturday night at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall. The game was typical of the series, which started with victory for the Jammers. The visitors were up by 11 points after the first quarter, leading 22-11 and at half time 45-34.
The best basketball players in the Caribbean, scouts from colleges in the United States and even Philadelphia 76ers NBA player Rajah Bell will be there but Guyana’s male and female basketball players will not get a chance to showcase their wares at the 2002 Caricom basketball championships in St Thomas, US Virgin Islands.
Guyana’s participation at this year’s Verne Callwood senior Caribbean basketball championships hung by a slim thread yesterday even as officials of the Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation met late last evening for a final decision on the team’s participation.
The Guyana Amateur Basketball Federation has shortlisted 33 players for possible selection on the President's senior and junior squads which will oppose the DC Jammers basketball team of the United States of America next month. Among the players short listed are former Caricom All Star guard Lugard Mohan, the exciting Andrew Ifill, Nkossi Gurrick and rising stars Steve Neils Jnr and Bruce Davis.