NYBL got off to a 5:00pm start with Sony’s Wolves taking on the Atlanta Nets 2024. Nets took an early lead behind the hot hand of Tyler Baldwin. The Wolves gained momentum going into the half 21 – 20. The game stayed close for the remainder of the second half with the Wolves pulling off a 47 -43 victory over the Nets. Jayden Pretty led all scorers with 19pts.
One of the most exciting games of the night was the EAB Tennessee versus the New York Dragons. EAB took an early lead but that didn’t stop the scrappy New York Dragons from fighting and staying in this game. The Dragons took a late lead with a corner 3pt shot. This game literally was back and forth. The Dragons took the lead with 2.1 seconds left in the game only to give it up by an amazing half court heave from EAB to win the game 61 – 60. Marcel Reed scored 19pts to lead EAB.
Hoop Hustlers matchup our #9 NYBA Elite versus #6 Team Breakdown was one of the best games of the night. NYBA was up most of the game and had Breakdown in their grasp but gave up a key 3pt late in the game, which tied the game at 48 – 48. Breakdown eventually won the game 53 -49.
Ashville vs Ball 4lyfe. B4L wasted no time putting away the Ashville Game Changers beating them 64 – 31. Ball 4lyfe is making a case for being in our next rankings.
FREEBANDZ ELITE 2024 (64)
Team United (66)
Georgia Stars Black 2024 (48)
Aim High Atlanta (35)
DCA Stacey (49)
Atlanta Celtics GAU (41)
NC Redstorm (48)
Louisville Magic (50)