The second game at Hoopdome featured HSG PANTHERS taking on UPTOWN.
After suffering a loss in their first Megacity Basketball game, HSG PANTHERS followed up with a breakout game against UPTOWN. HSG PANTHERS did a great job of getting defensive stops on one end, then running up the court the other way to score in transition. Give credit to UPTOWN as they were able to string together a few runs in the second half that was just enough to humble their opponents. However, HSG PANTHERS would lock in their first Megacity win by a final score of 73-64.
HSG was lead by Balil Forde who dropped a team high 18 points to go with seven rebounds, two assists and two steals. Taj Forde pitched in with 13 points, six rebounds, two steals, and two assists. Yaseen Douglas and Jamal Douglas finished with 12 points each in the victory.
Leading the offensive charge for Uptown was Zuhair Kanji who exploded for 30 points to go with seven rebounds, a steal and an assist. Milad Gulam also had a good night with 15 points, seven boards, two steals and an assist. New addition to the roster, Stef Bifsha chipped in with 6 points, six boards, six assists and a steal in the loss.
Next week, UPTOWN (0-2) square up against SHARKS (2-0) @ 8:00 pm and HSG PANTHERS(1-1) go toe to toe with District 6 (1-0)