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Opio, Kutai shine as Warriors go level in playoff semi-final

By Charles Mutebi

Added 19th November 2019 05:04 PM

Saidi Amisi added 10 points for the Warriors, who led for wire to wire to get back in the best-of-five series

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Warriors' Stanley Mugerwa (left) beats City Oilers' James Okello and Landry Ndikumana during game-one of the best of five semi final FUBA play-offs at Lugogo. PHOTO: Michael Nsubuga

Saidi Amisi added 10 points for the Warriors, who led for wire to wire to get back in the best-of-five series

 
Tusker Lite National Basketball League
 
Best-of-five playoffs semi-finals
 
Game 2 results
 
Women: UCU 59 KCCA 57
 
(Series tied 1-1)
 
Men: Warriors 68 Oilers 56
 
(Series tied 1-1)
 
Today, Lugogo
 
Game 3
 
Mark Opio scored a game-high 12 points and Gatwech Kutai added 11 as the Warriors leveled their National Basketball League playoff semi-finals at one game apiece with a 68-56 victory Monday night at the YMCA.
 
Saidi Amisi added 10 points for the Warriors, who led for  wire to wire to get back in the best-of-five series.
 
James Okello led the six-time reigning champions with a team-high 11 points and 14 rebounds. Jimmy Enabu also contributed 11 for Mandy Juruni’s Oilers, who without three key frontcourt players.
 
Steven Omony, Francis Azolibe, and Jonathan Egau are all out of the rest of the season and this figures to be the hardest postseason in the Oilers' seven-year NBL history.

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