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11 February 2024 | Uncategorized

Ndejje University Angels and Kampala Rockets served a thriller in the National Basketball League on Saturday night at YMCA in Wandegeya.

Kampala Rockets, looking for their first win of the season, led by as many as 22 points in the opening half but Ndejje came out guns blazing in the second half to nick the game 86-84.

The Rockets got off to a flying start running out to a 30-14 lead after the opening ten minutes and edged the second 22-20.

However, after the break, Ndejje came back strong and started to chip away at the deficit taking the third quarter 27-18.

The Angels tied the game later in the fourth quarter and scored the basket to win the game with under a minute to play.

James Obrack led the way for Ndejje with 22 points, Christian Ndibu added 20 points and 10 rebounds while Benon Wobusobozi (18 points) and Cikom Monybai (13 points) also scored in double figures.

Puati Ozias Kikomba netted a game-high 25 points and pulled down 16 rebounds in a losing effort, Francis Kasinde had 18 points and 7 rebounds, Simon Ola added 16 points and Chris Shamamba contributed 14 points.

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