(CMR) Two-time defending champions Burger King Warriors, the only undefeated team this year, will face off against the second-seeded Sol Blazers, who are eager for revenge, in Division 1 Best of 3 basketball series on Sunday.
In their last four meetings, there is a 2-2 split. The Warriors blew out the Blazers by 20 in their meeting this season; however, the Blazers’ top scorer Samuel O’Garro did not play that game. This game features two players that played professionally in Europe, including Samuel O’Garro, who leads the league in scoring and also posted a season and career-high 61 points in a single game this season. However, O’Garro doesn’t only get it done on the offensive end; he also leads the league in Steals, is the top rebounder for his team, and also is 2nd in assists for his team.
For the Warriors, Jerome Narcisse also played in Europe and is the league’s most efficient player. Narcisse has the highest field goal percentage of players that have played at least four games (63.8%) and leads his team in scoring, assists, and rebounds. These are two very complete players.
The Blazers have a big 3 – Samuel and Shaad O’Garro, and Justin Golob, who are the main ingredients responsible for their“bounce back” season. Shaad O’Garro is a defensive menace and leads the league in Blocks, while Golob is a very good scorer who can create opportunities for his teammates.
The Warriors also have a big 3; along with Narcisse is Juawon Ebanks, a fiery, lightning-fast shooting guard who can heat up quickly. Ebanks put pressure on defenses because of his ability to penetrate gaps in the defense. Kwei General is one of the top three long-range shooters in the league but also another good all-round player. General is the 2nd leading scorer for the Warriors with 21 points per game.
The action begins on Sunday, May 21st, at the ARC at 7:45 pm. Before this game is the Division 1 Finals Game 1 between Plantito and the Cayman Finance Heat. Both Championships are presented by Princess Jewellers.