Roy Kwok and Explorers cannot grab the ball, and the win. M.I.B. beat G.T. Explorers 37-32 in the first round and will face Photons on June 7. The Explorers become the second team with a single victory in season 2009 after the loss.
Michael leads D.S.F. to a 5-0 season so far. D.S.F. scored 5 points in overtime to M.I.B.’s 2 and edged the men in black in a 44-41 victory. The 5th victory confirmed a top rank for D.S.F. and M.I.B. will rank 3rd should they take their final game against Chung Sing.
Wai Keung Lee scored 14 points, a game-high, Andy Li and Chi Fu Yuen added 9 and 8 each for M.I.B. who defeat shorthanded Tigers 45-32 and the victory was the third in a row for this season. SOUTHORN Tigers had only seven players dressed despite the return of Wilson Chow.
The Tigers still gave up points when they game begins, but they finally can lead and finish. SOUTHORN Tigers beat M.I.B. in a 40-34 victory.
Gilbert Fu, SBL Sports Writer As a reserve, Chung Ming Mok scored a game-high ten points, and as a game late comer, Vincent Siu grabbed a team-high six rebounds, both brought their team tasted the first win in 2008.
Tim Cheung had his own 6-0 run against SAMURAI to start the game, hit also the final six points for his team including the final basket with two seconds left and gave M.I.B. a first victory of the season in what thought to be their last game before next season begins.
G.T. Explorers won for the first time in four meetings against M.I.B. despite a scoreless final period and took a second spot in FLIGHT division entering the playoffs.
After two different lopsided first-half periods, the defending champion Trojans closed out M.I.B. in the second half behind nine points from Patrick Tse and eleven points, all in the final period, from Michael Lau. M.I.B. gave up a close game as they were beaten 45-27 in a third straight loss.
Lead by Ka Wai Fu’s 13 points and 9 rebounds, and four former M.I.B. scored against M.I.B. in a 32-16 victory. Both teams combined for only 16-82 from the field and M.I.B. shot just above 16.2% for the game.
M.I.B. have increased size, but SOUTHORN Tigers, with pretty much the same team as in previous season, is too much for the new team which lack chemistry.