KSA Nabs Gold, Bahrain Settles for Bronze – Basketball Showdown

Naturalised big man CJ Giles came up big for Bahrain. He scored 29 points and grabbed 15 rebounds but was ejected late in the contest for a second technical foul.
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In the Gulf Basketball Association (GBA) Men’s National Teams Championship 2019 last night, Bahrain captured the bronze medals following a well-deserved 76-67 victory over the UAE in the game for third place. Claiming the gold medals were Saudi Arabia, who disappointed home fans after defeating hosts Kuwait 92-83 in the final. Bahrain claimed their first major accolade under recently signed head coach Darko Russo.

 

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