Basketball of Sat, 28 Apr 20180
Magic survive Dynamic scare in Accra Basketball Men’s Division I
DC Dynamics were seconds away from potentially ending its losing streak in the 2018 Accra Basketball League (ABL) Men’s Division I season.
The team clawed back from a 16 point deficit to tie the game’s score at 47 with 19 seconds left to play in the game only to fall 47-50 to Tudu Magic.
Magic’s Emmanuel Lamptey scored off a lob to give Magic a 49-47 lead after Dynamics Guard Lantei Blankson-Mills tied the socre with a three point shot.
Long tenured Guard Shadrack Kotey scored one of two free throws to make the game’s lead safe and clinch Magic’s third straight win.
Gabriel Ashaley of Dynamics opened the score but Emmanuel Lamptey responded with a dunk after gathering offensive rebound off his missed jump shot.
Magic won the first quarter 18-2 with Steven Foster, Suleman Wahab and Ibrahim Mohammed getting points for the Tudu side.
Lantei Blankson-Mills ended DC’s scoring drought with a three pointer early in second quarter. Shadrach Kotey and Lamptey buried three pointers to stretch the lead.
Dynamics duo David Maja and Emmanuel Mensah got baskets midway through the game to close deficit to 26-37 at half time.
Dennis Boateng gathered ball and dished out to Lankai Blankson to score three and reduce deficit to 31-41 with 4:50 left in the final quarter before the elder Blankson-Mills completed a three point play for DC to trail 37-43.