WARRENS were already waiting six years anyway. So what was an extra two weeks?
The hex is over, just like Lumber Company Lakers’ run as champs, as Manuel Alleng scored 19 points while finals Most Valuable Player Peter Alleyne fell one assist shy of a triple-double to lead Warrens to their first ever Premier League basketball title in Tuesday’s series-clinching 71-60 win at the Wildey Gym.
The stunning Game 4 victory brought the long awaited end to a championship drought for a Warrens side that had never won a top flight cup of any kind since first gaining promotion in 2006.
How fitting it was that this game seemed similarly long in coming.