Kenner Summer Basketball League heating up
The annual “Jabbo” Kenner Summer Basketball League started yesterday at McDonough Gymnasium. Teams made up of some of DC’s top college talent, including some Hoyas, are competing on weekends throughout the summer.
My first Kenner League experience went well, despite a frustrating start. I was quickly reminded that this is a summer recreational league and not the Big East—organization, at least in these early stages, is lacking.
I showed up at McDonough at 3:30 expecting to see
The next game, between Clyde’s and Hoop Magic, soon began.
After the jump, will Donte Green break the Hoyas’ hearts?
Vaughn was impressive as well, providing a shot-blocking threat on the defensive end but showing solid post moves and a soft mid-range jumper on offense. Both needed to be on their game to match-up with former
Kenner League basketball is played at a blistering pace with spotty defense and plenty of dunks, three-pointers, and no-look passes. The Clyde’s/Magic game was frenetic from the start as the two teams exchanged baskets en route to an 85-82 Clyde’s win. League play will resume next Saturday at 1:00.
Admission to the games is free and all are open to the public. Schedule