The Georgetown Amateur Basketball Association’s (GABA) Pepsi-sponsored Street Series will commence next weekend at the Burnham Basketball Court following a series of heavy marketing and advertising of the event that attracted corporate support.
President of the GABA, Trevor Rose told Kaieteur Sport yesterday that the event will feature the four best teams from both the Open and Division III Leagues, which will be completed on Friday competing in a round-robin format for cash prizes and trophies.
In the Division I Final Four are Ravens, Maccabees, Beepat Scorpions and Courts Pacesetters; in the Division III Final Four are Scorpions, which will most likely win the League, Ravens, Courts Pacesetters and 2010 GABA entrants, Melanie Patriots.
Rose indicated that the team’s in the Division I competition will play for $100,000 with the team placing second pocketing $50,000. The Division III winners in the Pepsi Street Series will pocket $30,000 while the runner-up team bounces away with $20,000.
Meanwhile, it was revealed that the winners of the Leagues will receive the Kevin Lawrence lien trophy which the GABA and local basketball enthusiast, Attorney-at-Law, Mark Waldron will be sponsoring to commemorate the death of the former Ravens player.
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