By: Nacho Black Armo
5 time National Basketball League champions, Betway Power take on high scoring JKL Dolphins in a game that is highly anticipated on Friday 14th-July at Lugogo MTN arena, 8pm.
JKL Dolphins had a superb start , registering a 68-53 win over a legendary club, Falcons ( now StarTime Falcon). Although they lost their next game 41-68 to KIU Titans, they answered back with a high score in their 3rd game against Nkumba Marines, a game they won 94-57. JKL Dolphins continued with their high scoring game, taking the game to Sharing who they defeated 80-61.
However, Dolphins have not won any of their last 3 encounters, losing to Our Savior 71-87, 58-69 to UCU Canons as well as 61-64 to the army side, UPDF.
Power come into this game having last played a game 2nd July, a game they won 79-73 over Our Savior.The 5 times champion have only lost one of their 6 games. They opened up their winning account with a 60-56 win over defending champions, City Oilers, they went on to defeat UCU Canons with just one point mergin 81-80, they won 86-51 over StarTimes Falcons, they then lost to rivals Pemba Warriors 66-72 before defeating Our Savior.
Power is 5th on the table with 6 games, 5 wins and one loss, Dolphins lie 6th with 7 games 3 wins and 4 losses. Power will have to face their old son Norman Blick who currently plays for JKL Dolphins.
Players and their shirt numbers.
5. TYRON MARTIN
6. ODUOR BRAIN
7. ISAAC AFIDRA
8. ODONG PAUL
9. OKOT SUNDAY
10. NASSER GUDDI
11. KASINDE FRANCIS
12 MICHEAL KOJO
13. MICHEAL MAKIADI
14. JOSEPH IKONG
15. BBAALE SULAIMAN
16. ANGEMI DIEGO
17 ATHIENY LWAL
21. PAUL MWAKA
23. WAPERA JULIUS
2. KARUHANGA JOSHUA
4. BLICK NORMAN
5. PEMHA JEANE PHILLIPE
6. OCAKACON INNOCENT
7. ODAMA FERDINAND
8 NGATI, DANSON
9. ENABU IVAN
10. OKELLO BONIFACE
12. LIBE MAKALA
14. OGARA DANIEL
15. OGOLA FRANCIS
19. ORENGA DANIEL
23. OOLA SERMON
24. ODOUR INNOCENT
25. EMONG JUNIOR
Top 6 players with the leading points in the league.
Micheal Mtumba Buzangu ( Pemba Warriors) 111 points
Bernard Okumu ( StarTime Falcons) 111points
Makaidi Micheal ( Betway Power) 107 points
Wundi Steven ( UCU) 106 points
Henry Okoth ( UPDF) 104 points.
Maker Deng ( Ndejje U.Angels) 96 points.
Top 6 Players with leading assists.
Chris Basheke Omanye ( KIU Titans) 41 assists.
Joas Maheta ( UCU Canons) 28 assists.
Egau Jonathan ( UCU Canons) 25 assists.
Steven Mwesigye ( Our Savior) 24 assists.
Tony Okello ( Sharing) 21 assists.
Paul Odong ( Betway Power) 20 assists.