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Long-awaited NBL set for 2018 tip-off

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Kingston, Jamaica — The interim President of the Jamaica Amateur Basketball Association, Calvin Martin, says that the formerly defunct National League will return next year. The proposed plans was well received by urban area clubs.

The national basketball league has been on a hiatus for the past 4 years. He says next they’ll be scheduling a meeting with the rural area teams.


-Nationwide Radio

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Calvin Martin now Interim President

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Kingston, Jamaica — Calvin Martin has been appointed interim president of Jamaica Basketball Association (JABA) after Dr. Mark Bloomfield recently stepped dow
n due to personal reasons. It was confirmed by JABA that Dr. Bloomfield officially handed in his resignation and is no longer at the helm of the association.
Martin, who is also president of the Southern Basketball Conference, is to hold the post until the annual general meeting and election which are due February 2018.


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CS Phoenix Galati signs Vashil Fernandez on 1 year Contract

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August 23, 2017

The ink is still wet on his new 1 year deal with CS Phoenix Galati as Jamaican big man, Vashil Fernandez has decided to take his talents to Romania.

Vashil averaged 5.6 points, 7.2 rebounds and 3.3 assists per game as senior with Valparaiso; he remains the university’s leading shot blocker.
Last season Fernandez spent 2016-2017 season with the Sioux Falls Skyforce and Greensboro Swarm in the NBA G-League.

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