Scotiabank, BOJ scoop Business House Basketball awards

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December 09, 2016
Members of the 2016 Business House Basketball Division one champion, Bank Of Jamaica, pose with their trophies at the awards Ceremony at the NHT Sports Club.
Members of the 2016 Business House Basketball Division two champion, Scotiabank, pose with their trophies at the awards Ceremony at the NHT Sports Club.
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BANK of Jamaica (BOJ) and Scotiabank dominated the 2016 Business House Basketball Association (BHBA) 3-on-3 Division One and Two Leagues, respectively, at the awards ceremony held at the National Housing Trust (NHT) last Saturday night.

Kwame Lawrence of BOJ was named the most valuable player (MVP) in the Division One League best-of-five finals, where they dethroned defending champion NHT 3-1 to capture the title.

Omari Green was named the most valuable player (MVP) in the Division Two League best-of-five finals as first time entrants Scotiabank defeated Cari-Med Limited 3-1 to win the title.

In the Division One, Christopher Jennings of NHT and Lawrence of BOJ were joint MVPs for the season. Keneil Allen of the Gleaner Company was the top scorer of the competition for the season, while Allen again won the award for being the top three-point shooter.

Jennings and Jermaine Garricks of Grace Food Processors (Cannings) were named joint MVP in the Division One League best-of-three play-offs. Garricks and Cordell Grant of Sagicor Life 'A' were joint top scorers in the best-of-three play-offs, while Michael Blake of NHT was the top three-point shooter.

top coach

Anthony White of BOJ was the top rebounder. Rohan Robinson was named the top coach in the Division One League, while Claudine Harriott-Smith of BOJ was named top manager.

The Division One League Trophy was retired to four-time champions Grace (Cannings) Food Processors Limited.

In the Division Two League awards, Omari Green of Scotiabank was named the MVP, while Garvin Reid of Cari-Med Limited took the award for being the top scorer in the best-of-five series finals. Reid and Kevin Lamey of Scotiabank were joint top three-point shooters, while the top rebounder award was shared between Green and Michael Jackson of Cari-Med Limited.

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