Monthly Archives April 2017

Samardo signs with New Brindisi (Italy)

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March 31, 2017

The New Basket Brindisi announces that it has reached an agreement until the end of the 2016/17 season with the pivot Samardo Anthony Samuels, born January 9, 1989 in Trelawny in Jamaica.

The 6′ 9″ center, played last season in China in the Jiangsu Dragons wearing during his glorious career vests Olympia Milano and Barcelona in Europe and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA.

In the experience in the East he has racked up 22 appearances at an average playing time of 29.3 minutes and 20.2 points and 7.5 rebounds. Samuels’ last season they won the Spanish Super Cup with the Blaugrana, stopping just short of the Euroleague Final Four in 2016.

Two seasons in Olympia for him, the first ended with the conquest of the shield and the second sealed by career-high 36 points a...

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NBL To Return Later This Year

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February 28, 2017

Kingston, Jamaica — President of the Jamaica Basketball Association (JaBA), Dr Mark Broomfield, is reassuring basketball fans that the National Basketball League (NBL) competition will take place this year.

The NBL, which is the island’s premier basketball tournament, was last held in 2012 under former president Ajani Williams. However, since then, JaBA has struggled to secure a sponsor for the competition.

However, Broomfield, who took over as president from Williams in 2015, said the NBL would go ahead this year, regardless of sponsorship.

The JaBA boss added that his association is hoping to the start the league in October.

“With or without a sponsor, we are going to have the National Basketball League this year,” Broomfield said...

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