Too late for players’ appeal?
FAR FROM OVERTURNING his suspensions, Derrick Garrett might have grounds to dismiss the subsequent appeals too.
The under-fire Barbados Amateur Basketball Association (BABA) president believes that Station Hill Cavaliers’ petition against the highly-debated ban of four of their Premier League players is not in accordance with the BABA’s playing rules.
Garrett held the stance against the apparent tardiness of the appeals sent to his executive following the BABA’s decision to ban Ricardo Yearwood, Kelvin Patterson, Andrew Alleyne and Errol “Flash” Pollard.
“As far as I am concerned the players remain suspended [because] if they are appealing they are not operating under the rules of the association as they must appeal in a specified time and bring the appropriate deposit, none of which has been done yet,” reasoned Garrett.
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