Gaza, Ol Skool Ballers clash tonight at Burnham Basketball Tarmac

Flashback – Leon Fredericks (right) of Bent Street in pursuit of a Norton Street player during their clash at the National Cultural Center tarmac on the opening night of the  Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ Georgetown Zone.

All roads tonight will lead to the Burnham Basketball Tarmac, Parade Ground when the Guinness ‘Greatest of the Streets’ Georgetown Zone continues with nine group matches.

According to a release from tournament coordinators Three Peat Promotions, the event “is off to a fantastic start, large crowds have swarmed the venues and we are expecting another mammoth viewership tonight to view the exciting matchups.”

Three Peat Promotions predicted massive crowds for the remainder of the tournament.

“At this rate we are expecting record turnouts for the remainder of the event given the response during the second day held at the Albouystown Tarmac. It has clearly justified the decision to take the event back into the communities, which is the foundation of the Championship,” the release stated.

In tonight’s opening clash, Gaza Squad will oppose Ol Skool Ballers at 19:00hrs, Albouystown-A will battle GTI Ballers at 19:15hrs and Leopold Street will tackle Bad-A-Yard from 19:30hrs.

The fourth fixture will pit Rising Stars against Back Circle at 19:45hrs, while Bent Street matches skills with Tucville from 20:00hrs and Broad Street engages Queen Street Tiger Bay at 20:15hrs.

In the final three matches, North East La Penitence tackles New Market Street at 20:30hrs, Future Stars battles Alexander Village from 20:45hrs, and Albouystown-B tackles Trap Squad from 21:00hrs.

Winner of the overall event will walk-away with $500,000 and the championship trophy along with automatic qualification for the National Playoffs.

The runner-up, third and fourth placed finishers will receive $250,000, $200,000 and $100,000 respectively. The event is also sponsored by Colours Boutique.

 

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