Latest Basketball News (Week 4 May 2018)

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Griggs-Zeigler pursuing her dreams of playing basketball

Makailah Griggs- Ziegler did not grow up in a fancy house with every type of comfort. Instead the Detroit born girl had to cope with a lot of sufferings. But one thing that did not change was her love for basketball. Honing her skills from a young age has paid off, making Zeigler one of the hottest talents for the 2020 season. Griggs-Ziegler started from the Wayne Memorial High School and she recently accepted her scholarship to play for the prestigious University of Michigan. The six foot tall winger never let go of her dream and finally her hard work will pay dividends. After her parents split up, Makailah had to pretty much learn basketball on her own, as her dad used to coach her. But her mother took up the role and made sure that Makailah got into the appropriate coaching and leagues to improve her game. Makailah also helped Wayne Memorial clinch its very first regional championship. Although she has accepted Michigan as her next part of journey, Makailah still has two years of high school left. It will be a pleasure watching the talented player making her name in the world of basketball.-

Brigham Young University confident about 2018-19 season

The BYU basketball team went through a couple of rough months. But things have finally settled down and the cougars are anticipating a fruitful season ahead. The BYU forward Yoeli Childs recently announced that he would be returning back for the 2018-19 season. Assistant coach Quincy Lewis was delighted to welcome back Childs and sees him as a valuable asset. Elijah Bryant, who plays point guard took bit a more controversial decision and announced his pro turn. That means that Bryant would have to omit the upcoming season. Nick Emery will be returning to the team after withdrawing last season on the grounds of booster charges. New players like, Gavin Baxter and Connor Harding will be a welcome addition to a strong roster. Lewis reported that he was very pleased with the returning as well as the new players. This will make the cougars a very strong team with a potential eye on the championship. After a disappointing last season, the cougars will look forward to winning the next season.

Justin Brownlee returns back to Barangay Ginebra San Miguel team

The Barangay San Miguel basketball team has acquired the services of Justin Brownlee. The forward will be replacing Charles Garcia in the team. The news was confirmed by the head coach Tim Cone. The Kings are currently in the midst of a humble start in the PBA Commissioner’s Cup. This will be a welcome change for the Ginebra team as Brownlee had guided them to two Governors’ Cup titles in the past.

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