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Listless Barbados humbled by Suriname

JUSTIN MARVILLE, [email protected]

Listless Barbados humbled by Suriname

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BARBADOS PROBABLY suffered their most humiliating defeat at the Caribbean Basketball Confederation Championships after getting blown out 71-49 by regional lightweights Suriname in yesterday’s classification contest.

It was the first time the ultramarine and gold ever lost to the Dutch-speaking nation, who only just returned to regional play at this tournament following a 17-year absence.

It was Barbados’ offence that went missing, particularly the three-point shooting as the Bajans went an abysmal two of 28 from behind the arc, led by Keefe Birkett’s one-of-12 showing.

Not that he was solely to blame, considering the team on a whole barely shot a hair above 23 per cent for the entire game.

Please read the full story in today’s Sunday Sun, or in the eNATION edition.