June 17, 2018
Seven teams descended on Paramaribo in Suriname for the Caribbean Basketball Championship this week as the top three teams will qualify for the upcoming Centrobasket tournament to keep their Olympic hopes alive. The first three days will be a group phase with the top two teams in each group advancing.
Sunday started with Anisleidy Galindo and Cuba beating the Bahamas 77-50 after a fast start.
Cuba vs. Bahamas 77-50 CUB Galindo 24/8r Amargo 15 Avila 12 Martinez 8 Becquer 4/8r Bouly 4 Tornell Millan 3 Perez 3 Thompson 2 Cepeda 2 Colas 0 Gilbert 0 BAH Nesbitt 19 Forbes 14 Neely 7/6r Harrison 6/7r Moss 3 Lewis 1 Rolle 0 Greene 0 Poitier 0 Fernander 0 Wildgoose 0
Barbados started their tournament with a 79-39 win over Guyana. The hosts closed the day with a tough test against the Dominican Republic, losing 90-49.
Guyana vs. Barbados 39-79 Stats not available
Suriname vs. Dominican Republic 49-90 SUR Vianen 15/6r Shepperd 11/7r Sedoc 9 Kensmil 9 Riedewald 3 Zeefuik 2 De Rijp 0 Naarden 0 Leter 0 Marica 0 Li 0 Schurman 0 DOM Monsac 15/8r Martinez 14/6r Hodge 12 Zapata 11 Jones 9/6r Reynoso 8/11r Estrella 5/6r Ramirez 5 Rodriguez 4/7r Evangelista 3 Paniagua 3 Morton 1/6a