#PBLFinal4: Rivers Hoopers Move Close To 5th Title With Hoops & Read Win

Four-time Nigerian League Champions Rivers Hoopers edged closer to a fifth League title after defeating Hoops & Read 74-68 on day two of the Nigeria Premier Basketball League Final Four, on Friday, November 24 2023.

The KingsMen who won against Gboko City Chiefs on Day One, knew a win against Hoops & Read would put them in the driver’s seat after the Chiefs had earlier inflicted a first defeat of the season on Nigeria Customs in the day’s first encounter.

With that at the back of their minds, Rivers Hoopers started the game strongly and opened up a 7-point lead to end the first quarter 20-13.

The KingsMen improved offensively, outscoring Hoops & Read 24-16 in the second quarter, to take a 15-point lead into the halftime break.

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There was fanfare during the halftime break, as fans of the

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