SKNABA 2015 National Basketball League IS Here ! Season Tips Off This Saturday with Opening Ceremony and James “Barman” Hanley Knockout Tourney

FORMER Finals MVP Berlie francis of Ghetto Roots

FORMER Finals MVP Berlie francis of Ghetto Roots

The official start of the  SKNABA National Basketball League is now just days away. The much anticipated official beginning of the 2015 Season takes place this coming Saturday April  11th at Basketball City.998653_703272576354380_104637769_n

The annual national tournament will tip off with a brief Opening Ceremony and the inaugural James “Barman” Hanley Knockout Tournament. Both the start day and the knockout tournament are are departures from the traditional Sunday afternoon ceremonies which have become the norm for the last 25 plus years.

The JBH Knockout Tournament is expected to feature the first 16 teams that are present and signed up at Saturday’s Traditional Opening  March Past and Ceremony.

The New Minister of Sport the Hon. Shawn .K. Richards  is expected to officially declare the 2015 Season Open . It is also expected that a number of special announcements will be made by the Minister with regards to the future development of Basketball in the Federation.10302025_989452811080904_3434255021029671821_n1184876_703283269686644_1582533328_n

The League’s first official games will start on Sunday with two marquis match-ups .   The Fig Tree Revellers opens up their season and their return to the Premier Division against the multi-time champions Hitters. Then the 2014 undefeated “A” Division Champions the Kittitian Hill St.Pauls Tuff Knots make their grand return to the Premier Division after a 4 years absence against the toughest team possible in the defending two time Champions the Challengers Exodus. The Games begin at 6:30pm .401559_530345176991672_1101204374_n

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