7:30: Contract Killers 88 (2-2) Giv3 N’ Go (2-2) 86
An incredible game came down to the wire with the Contract Killers pulling out a statement win. Giv3 N’ Go had the two high scorers of the game, but the Contract Killers got a beautifully balanced attack. All five Killers starters scored in double figures with Joey Gladney and Micah Jordan scoring 22 and 20 respectively. The Contract Killers shot 55%.
Player of the Game: Adam Bush
Even in defeat, i’m picking the Giv3 N’ Go big man. The talented post player bounced back from a few soft weeks and put up a dominant 34 points and 11 rebounds. He shot a Harden-esque 19 free throws and made 14 in a dominant performance.
7:30: The Sizzle 85 (2-2) Bucket Squad 63 (0-4)
The second straight win for The Sizzle elevates them to a four place tie for third place at 2-2. For the Bucket Squad, second week newcomer Alex Bauer had 29 points on 12-18 shooting. He added 3 steals. Parris Curren also had 19 points.
Player of the Game: Antonio Blackmon
Blackmon continues to be a complete thief on defense. He got up to five steals this game along with 25 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists. Ram Haddas had 23 points and 9 rebounds.
8:30: Easy Money 76 (3-1) The Soldiers 56 (2-2)
The Soldiers continue to post uninspiring results. On the flip side, Easy Money isn’t an easy competition. Jon Hunt and Terrence Thomas combined for 26 rebounds for The Soldiers (15 and 11). Hunt also recorded two blocks.
Player of the Game: Kevin “Chip” Green
Easy Money was financially stable this week. Chip Green had his fall breakout game with 27 points off the bench. Brandon Barkley and Benny Valentine had 18 points, Kevin Emasiani had 13 rebounds and two blocks. Valentine also had 8 rebounds and 5 assists.
8:30: Getting Older 81 (4-0) Tropics 60 (1-3)
Another week, another domination by Getting Older. The Tropics were led by Absalom Barnes (22 points, 8 rebounds) but the team shot just 37%.
Player of the Game: Brian Gahan
Gahan has gone from great scorer to one of the league’s best. Right now he’s the best player on the best team. He had 24 points in this contest with 5 three’s out of 11 tries. Kenneth Cage had a double-double with 10 points and 10 assists with Bryant Nash recording 9 rebounds.