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Verdes defeats Griga Dream Ballers via protest

March 8, 2020 On Friday night Griga Dream Ballers hosted Verdes at the Russel Chiste Garcia Auditorium in the cultural capital.  Griga won the game 86 – 73 but they had an eligible player who participated in the game, giving Verdes the win.  D’Von Campbell is an American who married a Belizean in May 2019.  …

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Hurricanes wrecked havoc on the Bandits Friday night

March 7, 2020 Between these lines …  by Glenn Tillett The Belmopan Bandits must be asking themselves as Paul Simon did in the song “You can call me Al”, why am I soft in the middle, now? It made their on-court life in tonight’s joust between the NEBL’s cellar dwellers so hard. Their hosts, the …

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Dream Ballers stuns Hurricanes in Griga

On Saturday night Griga Dream Ballers hosted Benny’s Belize Hurricanes at the Russel Chiste Garcia Auditorium in the culture capital.  The stadium lit up with new found energy and enthusiasm as Griga had just recently signed guard sensation, D’Von Campbell, who started out the season with Punta Gorda Panthers.  Dangriga had an early 27 – …

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Defenders extends winning streak to 6 games

Between these lines … by Glenn Tillett For the Orange Walk Running Rebels Isaiah Thomas, passing is no passing fancy and no doubt he wishes his teammates were a bit more aware. US sportswriters claim that LeBron James’ teammates are warned that if they aren’t alert, they may get hit in the face or head …

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FEDERATION INTERNATIONALE DE BASKETBALL Orange Walk Running Rebels wins 2 straight for first time in franchise history Defenders ousts Tiger Sharks to sit atop the standings by Karim Juan, NEBL Commissioner Monday, February 24, 2020 After key matchups this past weekend, the National Elite Basketball League (NEBL) is bouncing into week 7, which is the …

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Verdes remains undefeated at home

FEDERATION INTERNATIONALE DE BASKETBALL On Saturday night Verdes hosted Griga Dream Ballers at the Sacred Heart College auditorium.  Dangriga jumped out to a good start, taking an 18 – 17 lead at the end of the first quarter.  Verdes was then able to hold Griga to only 11 second quarter points to take a 38 …

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Nobody roots for Goliath – Wilt Chamberlain

by Glenn Tillett Between these lines …San Pedro Tiger Sharks’ big man Martevuius Adams must at times feel like Gulliver among the Lilliputians. He is the biggest player in the league, and he takes a pounding, a ton of abuse, usually without complaint.Tonight, his frustration finally boiled over and after a hard shove of an …

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Tiger Sharks wins again in San Pedro

T On Saturday night the defending champions, San Pedro Tiger Sharks hosted Griga Dream Ballers who are coming off their first win of the season.  The home team, Tiger Sharks, jumped out to an early 21 – 12 lead at the end of the first quarter which was extended to 43 – 22 at the …

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