2012 Shell IP&E NBL set to start on April 2
A total of 10 teams are set to vie for top honors when the 2012 season of the Shell IP&E National Basketball League (NBL) tips off on April 2 at the Palau National gym.
Team set to see action in the tournament are defending champion Peched Raw, Islanders, Mercury Optimax, Meda, ABL champions FR Spoilers, ABL runner up 4x4 Wheelers, Kabong, Aqua Smooth, Ngerkesoaol and Breakers.
Teams are reminded to pay the registration fee of $325 and there will be an additional $50 for late registration. Team coaches, representatives and managers are reminded that there will be a technical meeting on March 28, 11:30 a.m. at the Palau National gym.
The tournament, which is supervised by the Palau Basketball Federation (PBF), is a tobacco, alcohol and drug free program. Any violators will be banned from participating. For more information call Topps at 488-4491. By Peter Erick L. Magbanua (Island Times)