London Lions – 2009 Men Summer League Result

Basketball ballLatinos Basketball Club are the summer league champions.
The current season has come to an end. Latinos has won the summer league in a thrilling final on Sunday 2nd August 2009 at the Bishop Challoner Catholic School. The final score (70-56) does not serve justice to Kilburn Tigers who kept fighting up to the very last second. This result was a surprise as Kilburn Tigers had comfortably beaten Latinos during the regular season.

Latinos has won the league for a third year in a row. This season they have brought new faces such as Jorge Gomez who was the top scorer in the final (26 points), followed by both Johan Galvez and Max Simon (13 points each). Our congratulations to the coach, Carlos Villegas, for their first cup and third league title.

London Lions have made their first ever debut to play in LABL basketball league and with all their hard work contributed by several players. London Lions men team should be congratulated for their efforts in placing themselves 6th on the ladder out of eight teams in total – a good start for a first timer. Let look into the next season and improve our ranking!

2009 summer league season ranking:

Team Played Won Lost Forfeit Favour Against Points
Kilburn Tigers 7 6 0 0 313 206 14
Latinos 7 6 1 0 362 244 13
Elephant & Castle 7 4 3 0 324 291 11
Red Dragons 7 3 4 0 290 287 10
Greenwich Grizzlies 7 3 4 0 278 226 10
London Lions 7 2 5 0 250 329 9
Greenwich Mean Time 7 2 5 0 233 311 9
Goonsacks 7 0 4 3 112 270 4

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