BARBADOS’ basketballers accomplished a profitable enterprise into the realm of e-sports after dominating rivals Costa Rica within the finals of the North and Central America Convention of the 2021 FIBA Esports Open.
In what was scheduled to be a best-of-three collection with Costa Rica to find out the general winner of the Convention which additionally included Mexico and Honduras, the Bajans have been having fun with a 44-12 lead within the second quarter earlier than an obvious forfeit by their opponents brought about them to win by default.
The forfeit didn’t damper the achievement or celebrations, as not one of the Bajan gamers had participated in a FIBA e-sports event or NBA 2K event, regardless of their lengthy associations with the game of basketball in addition to the favored online game.
Barbados’ starters included nationwide participant and captain Kelan Phillips, Brandon Hope, Stefan Clarke, Rasheed Maynard and Most Invaluable Participant Joshua Lowe. (NM)
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