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Lagos Warriors suffer 38-point blowout on the opening night of the Continental Basketball League - May 16, 2017


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Christian
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The much anticipated Continental Basketball League (CBL) tipped of yesterday at the Indoor Hall of the Teslim Balogun Stadium with a game between Lagos Warriors and Yaounde Giants. It was a game the Warriors would like to forget in a hurry as they were trumped by the Cameroonian side, losing the game by 38 points. Christian Bayang (194-SG-87, agency: Promotex) made the first basketball of the tournament with his free throw 1.22 mins into the first quarter. The Warriors took the lead in the 6th minutes of the first quarter with Scott's three point shot. The two teams exchange leads couple of time in the first quarter,after which the Giants pulled away and dominated till the end of the game. Giants' Felix Bogmis (192-G-92) had a tournament high 26 points. He made more 3 points field goals (7) that the entire Lagos Warriors team (2). He made 15 of his 26 points in the last quarter all from 3 point shots. Five other Giants had double digits points; Bayang (10), Esters (16), Ayangma (11), Ngwese (10), Bileg (11). The May Madness continues today at the Teslim Balogun Stadium as follows;
Izobe Dragons vs Abidjan Raiders - 4pm
Yaounde Giants vs Eko Kings - 7pm.
Courtesy of: bballnaija.com   




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