Game ‘set back years’
By Justin Marville | Sun, April 22, 2012 - 12:00 AM
THE PREMIER LEAGUE schedule isn’t the only thing set back by the Warriors-Cougars brawl.
Outside of its already rapidly declining image, Barbados Amateur Basketball Association (BABA) president, Derrick Garrett, believes the sport has been dealt a major blow in the wake of yet another widely publicised incident of violence.
Garrett, now in his second term, was lamenting the lowly state from which basketball must now rebound after he revealed sanctions on seven players involved in last weekend’s on-court fracas.
“I hope that we can get back on track because this has really set us back a number of years,” said Garrett of the melee – the third such ugly episode in 11 months.
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