Dynamics (black) v Police
DC dynamics put up a good fight against Ghana Police earlier tonight in an Accra Basketball League (ABL) Men’s Division I game.

However, the valiant efforts of the Dansoman-based team came to nothing as Dynamics lost the tie 69-82 for its sixth loss in as many games this season.

On the other hand, the win is Police’s fifth win and keeps maintains the team’s unbeaten run but prior to the final quarter, Police had just a three point lead (54-51).

Police relied on veteran leadership early on in the final frame stretch its lead and secure the big win with the team playing the final seconds with a man advantage as four DC players remained out of foul trouble.

Emmanuel Dickson completed a three point play to stretch Police’s lead to 14-6 with two minutes left in the first quarter.

Elvis Pobi-Siaw came off bench to drain two three pointers in the second quarter to give Police a 34-27 first half lead.

Benjamin Debrah finished an athletic layup to stretch Police’s lead early in third quarter but Dynamics responded with Dennis Boateng and David Maja scoring most of the team’s points and Nii Lantei Blankson-Mills drained a three point shot to cut deficit to 47-49 with two minutes left.

Debrah scored from the free throw line to halt DC‘s run but Maja scored a layup inside the paint to end half with Police leading 54-5.

Dickson spun round Gabriel Ashaley to score on a layup on the opening possession in the fourth quarter. Maja score four points for Dynamics but Debrah responded with a three point shot to give Police 65-55 with 5:23 left in final quarter en route to the 17 point win.

By Yaw Adjei-Mintah
@YawMintYM on Twitter


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