KOHIMA, MAY 25 (MExN): Day two of the 9th Open Basketball Tournament in Kohima saw Tiyi Hoppers beat Doberman 45-36; Dorians beat Airhoggs 48-36; Mission Giants beat Kohima Chiefs 43-42 and Mystic Ballers B beat Stingray 43-37.
On Thursday, match patron Merentoshi Jamir, MLA, in his brief address appreciated the Nagaland Basketball Association and Suncity for organizing the basketball tournament and encouraged the young Nagas to take the game seriously, adding basketball is one of the fastest games which is played.
He also assured to help the organiser in whatever possible way he could.
Matches scheduled to be held on May 26 are: Titans vs Skyhooks, Mission Giants vs Orca, Dorian’s vs Mission Ballers A, Taurus vs Tiyi Hoppers, Amplified vs Titans, Werewolves vs Mission Giants and Dorian’s vs Mystic Ballers B.
An all stars exhibition match is also scheduled to be played with one player from each participating team to be selected and divided into two teams.