Yaoundé Giants, Eko Kings go two games up

Pius Ayinor

Yaoundé Giants and Eko Kings won their second games to stay one hundred percent in the Continental Basketball League event tagged May Madness and holding in at the Teslim Balogun Stadium in Lagos, Extrasportsnigeria.com reports.

Giants captained by Christian Bayang defeated Lagos City Stars 92-64 in the first of the two matches played on Sunday. The experienced guard shot 11 points as the Cameroonian team won their second straight games. The crowd favourite and Giants point guard Jones Esters led scoring on both sides hitting 27 points. The American shot 87.5 from the free throw line. Prinsloo who shot 24 points led City Stars.

Kings defeated Abidjan Raiders 71-61 in a highly contested match. American Mark Hill, a now familiar face in Africa led scoring on both sides shooting 100% from the free throw line. Kings will face Lagos Warriors in the only game of Tuesday. The Pan African tournament will round off June 4 after games in Lagos, Yaoundé and Libreville.