Jr. NBA update: early-November

Things are heating up in the first Jr. NBA campaign of 19/20 as schools compete across the divisions for their place at the conference finals later in the year. Find out how each of the divisions is shaping up below:

Wheelchair League

Utah Jazz Dundee Dragons remain unbeaten as they won their third consecutive game, defeating Dallas Mavericks Larbert-Flyers 20-18 at the Wheelchair League’s second round of fixtures in Aberdeen.

Toronto Raptors Lothian Phoenix went 2-0 throughout the day, defeating both New York Knicks Lothian Phoenix (37-27) and Dallas Mavericks Larbert-Flyers (30-19).

All four teams will meet again at the semi-finals in Perth on November 23rd.

Central Division

Cleveland Cavaliers Balgreen remain unbeaten in the Central division, recording one win and a draw in their second round of fixtures. The draw came against Chicago Bulls Pentland, who also went unbeaten throughout the day.

Milwaukee Bucks Bonaly recorded their first win, beating Detroit Pistons Cramond 26-4. In the division’s fifth game, Indiana Pacers won by a single point v Bucks Bonaly.

Pacific Division

Golden State Warriors Donibrissle won two of two in their latest outing in the Pacific division, with Sacramento Kings St Johns also recording two wins on gameday two.  LA Clippers North Queensferry went 1-1 whilst LA Lakers touch suffered two narrow defeats.

Southwest Division

Sony Centre Fury hosted ten games in their opening round of fixtures as five local schools came together in Grangemouth.

Dallas Mavericks St Margarets won three of four games, with a single loss to Memphis Grizzlies Bonnybridge accompanying wins over New Orleans Pelicans Comely Park, Houston Rockets Maddiston and San Antonio Spurs Kinnaird.

Grizzlies Bonnybridge went unbeaten during the day, as they won against each of the other schools. San Antonio Spurs overcame New Orleans Pelicans Comely Park, however they fell in their next game v Houston Rockets Maddiston. Maddiston also picked up a win v Pelicans Comely Park.

Northwest Division

North Lanarkshire Chiefs launched the Northwest division on October 25th with six games taking place across the first gameday. It was a competitive day, with Portland Trail Blazers going 2-0 with wins over Oklahoma City Thunder Lenzie Meadow and Utah Jazz Stepps.

Stepps overcame Denver Nuggets Ravenswood in their second game, whilst Denver defeated Minnesota Timberwolves Eastfield 32-8 and Oklahoma City Thunder 20-0. Minnesota Timberwolves Eastfield picked up a win v Oklahoma City Thunder Lenzie Meadow in their other game.

Elsewhere

Updates form the Southeast and Atlantic divisions will follow after the next round of fixtures.

League Tables

League tables for each of the divisions can be found here