This game featured two new teams with some familiar faces on each team. FMB is captained by last season’s MVP- Andrija Sola. He played for the Thundercats last season but has now joined with his own team with a loaded young roster filled with former collegiate players. The Knights are a talented team led by last seasons DPOY, Daviau Rodney. Joining him is new comer and former NBL Canada player Ashton Graham as well as returnees Jim Ochinang and Jahmol Samuels.
In an very entertaining opening week game, both teams combined to hit 15 three pointers with FMB edging out the Knights 75-67 thanks to the dynamic duo of Ostaps Choily and Marcus Babic. These two combined to score 55 points in the victory. These two could not be stopped as Choily showed great range hitting 6 threes while Babic closed the game out with some incredible 1on1 plays and shot making.
The Knights were led by Jim Ochinang with 20 points including 6 three pointers while Ashton Graham added 18 points in the loss.
Player of the Game: Ostaps Choliy – 29 points 4 rebounds 3 assists