Three-point shoot-out pushes Dream Team to victory
THE Portland Basketball Association’s 2019 South West Classic A grade men’s grand final was decided through a three-point shoot-out on Monday with out of town unit Dream Team claiming an 80-70 victory against local side Green Demons.
Each team hit 20 three-point shots for the match with Green Demons’ Harris Jennings totalling 12 for the game.
Green Demons found their range early as they used their long shots to make any impact on the scoreboard with their side only fielding four players for the match.
Green Demons charged ahead to hold a 30-26 lead with six minutes left in the first half before Dream Team’s Matthew Lucas dominated offensively to score four consecutive goals and send his side ahead 37-33 by half time.