By: Nacho Black Armo
The National Basketball League (NBL) returns today Sunday 16th of July with both male and female fixtures at Wandegeya, YMCA.
JKL Lady Dolphins take on Gladiators Basketball Club in an early kick off at 9:30am.
Gladiators will be looking to find their first win in the league. They have played 6 games and have not secured a single win, losing 43-52 to Javon Lady Phenoms, 46-60 to KIU Rangers, 44-92 to KCCA Leopards, 40-76 to Magic Stormers, 38-47 to UCU Lady Canons, and 55-64 Nkumba Lady Marines. JKL Lady Dolphins have won 5 of their games and only lost once to KCCA Leopards 47-56.
In another Ladies’ game, Nkumba Lady Marines will take on Magic Stormers later on at 3:30pm. Nkumba will be looking for their 4th win having won 3 in 5 games, having lost to JKL Lady Dolphins and Javon.
Magic Stormers have played 6 games and won 4 losing 2 game to KCCA and JKL Lady Dolphins respectively.
In the men’s category, Falcons who are last on the table and have won only one game in 6, they play 7th placed UPDF who have won only twice in 8 games.
Later on at 1:30pm, Our Savior will take on Sharing, both teams have only won twice of this season’s league games out of the played 7 for each.
Nkumba Marines who are 11th with 2 wins in 7 will then take on leaders KIU Titans.Titans have played 7 and won 6 , losing once 64-73 to defending champions, Oilers.
8th placed Ndejje University Angels seals the day in a showdown with 3rd place UCU Canons. Ndejje have only won 3 out of 6 while their opponents have won 5 in 8 games.
All games played at YMCA.
JKL Lady Dolphins Vs Gladiator 9:30 am
Falcons Vs UPF Tomahawks 11:30 am
Our Savior Vs Sharing 1:30pm
Nkumba Lady Marines Vs Magic Stormers 3:30pm
Nkumba Marines Vs KIU Titans 5:30pm
Ndejje university Angels Vs UCU Canons 7:40pm.