THE FINISH LINE: Inaugural Caribbean Tip-Off Classic shows that ‘you can’t teach height’


By BRENT STUBBS

bstubbs@tribunemedia.net

THE inaugural Caribbean Tip-Off Classic gave Bahamians a chance to see the next two rising young talents in Kai Jones and Samuel Hunter as they prepare for the collegiate ranks next year.

But the tournament also put the spotlight on the high school basketball programme here in the Bahamas and why it’s so important for the players to improve their level of performance.

One thing any coach will tell you is that you can’t teach height.

But compared to the visiting teams that participated, the local teams from St Augustine’s College, CV Bethel Stingrays and CI Gibson Rattlers, as well as Tabernacle Baptist Falcons and St George’s Jaquars out of Grand Bahama, discovered that…

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