Npba: Eagles Nest And Rockets In The Win Column

THE Leno Eagles Nest and the Discount Distributors Rockets emerged victorious in the two New Providence Basketball Association games at the AF Adderley Gymnasium on Monday night.

In the men’s division II opener, the Eagles Nest had to go to overtime before they pulled off a 104-100 win over the Caro Contractors Resistance, while the Rockets blasted the Pros 106-82 in the men’s division one feature contest.

• Here’s a summary of

the games played:

Eagles Nest 104,

Pros 100

After playing to an 87-87 tie at the end of regulation, Leno outscored Caro Contractors 17-13 in the extra five minutes to seal the deal.

Tyrell Butler came off the bench and in 33 minutes, netted a game high 24 points on 8-for-19 shooting from the field, 3-for-6 from behind the three-point arc and 5-for-10 from the free throw line. He also had four rebounds and four assists.

Bradley Altidor had 13 points, six rebounds and five steals, Alfred Smith had 12 points, 18 rebounds, five steals, three assists and a pair of blocked shots and both Justin Ferguson and Jonaldo Joseph added 10 points apiece.

In a losing effort for the Resistance, Jayson McHardy led with 18 points, five rebounds, four assists and two steals off the bench.

Two others came off the bench and made their presence felt as Tyreke Colebrooke had 17 points and Shaquille Outten added 16 points and four rebounds.

Marcian Higgins was the only starter in double figures with 10 points, nine rebounds and three steals.

Rockets 106,

Pros 82

Livingstone Munnings had another sensational game with 29 points on 12-for-18 from the field and 5-for-9 from the foul line to go along with 21 rebounds, seven blocked shots, six steals and five assists to lead Discount Distributors.

David Taylor came off the bench with 16 points, four rebounds, four assists and as many steals; Cordero Pinder had 15 points and four rebounds; Tomeko Moxey also got off the bench with 11 points and and Lerecus Armbrister chipped in with 10 points, five assists, two rebounds, two blocks and a steal.

In a losing effort for the Pros, Colton Albury had 20 points and 19 rebounds; Chico Francis had 17 points and 15 rebounds; Stephan Burrows had 13 points, eight rebounds, four assists and two steals and Derrick Ferguson helped out with 12 points.

Tonight’s schedule

7 pm Sun Oil Rockets vs Breezes High Flyers.

8:30 pm JD’s Seafood Shockers vs University of the Bahamas Mingoes.


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