James Woods has grown used to the fact that on first impression, the basketball world has so often second-guessed him.
LANGLEY — This is a story that began 365 days ago, with a vow from a head coach that both he and his basketball team, gutted in defeat, would return to tend to unfinished business.
LANGLEY — Vancouver’s Sir Charles Tupper Tigers led Burnaby’s Byrne Creek Bulldogs for a grand total of one minute and one second on Thursday night.
RICHMOND — The game’s stretch drive took the stretch out Burnaby’s Byrne Creek Bulldogs, yet even without the enviable length and wing-span provided by two if its most dynamic players, B.C.’s No. 1-ranked senior boys Triple A basketball team found a way to repeat as Lower Mainland AAA champs Friday at the Richmond Olympic Oval.
BURNABY — His first name is Majok, but you’re excused if you say Magic. “He is just a really engaging kid, an intellectual at heart,” begins head coach Bal Dhillon when asked to describe the essence of the 6-foot-8 senior guard/forward with Burnaby’s Triple A No. 1-ranked Byrne Creek Bulldogs.
BURNABY — For about as long as Martin Djunga can remember, he’s been surrounded by his basketball brothers, the ones he’s teammed with to help lift Burnaby’s Byrne Creek Secondary to its greatest athletic heights.