Wednesday, July 31, 2013


It was playoff time at the Howard Pulley Pro City Summer League on July 29. In the first game Miller Time went up against Errol Carlstrom Playaz.
The game got off to a quick start as each team raced up and down the floor trading baskets. The Playaz were able to string some quick baskets together in the first quarter.
The Playaz did a good job of getting the ball out of the rim and making baskets in transition.
The score went back and forth throughout the first quarter. Neither team went on a run. The defensive pressure that was applied was good as neither team was able to make easy baskets.
Royce White for Miller Time was all over the floor. He was able to call for the ball in the low post and when he got the ball he was able to make a drop step lay-up with ease.
Quinton Hooker for Miller Time did a good job of getting to the basket and was able to hit shots that he put up. His teammates did a good job of getting him the ball in spots where they know that he could hit shots.
The score went back and forth throughout the second quarter. Neither team went on a run in the first half.
If White thought that he had a good shot he was not afraid to shoot the ball from anywhere on the floor.
Both teams were able to get fast break baskets throughout the first half.
Miller Time did a good job of using the clock to their advantage. They looked to shoot the ball with less than 10 seconds left to go.
Both teams were aggressive and they battled hard. Tempers flared a little bit in the second quarter as teams got testy with each other.
It was a very physical. Both teams went hard to the basket and were not afraid shoot the ball from anywhere on the floor.
At halftime the score was Miller Time 44, Errol Carlstrom Playaz 41.
The score continued to go back and forth throughout the third quarter. Neither team rushed their shots.
Miller Time came up with some nice baskets in the quarter. They were patient on the offensive end and waited will they had a good shot to shoot.
The score remained close throughout the third quarter as each team continued to pound the ball to the basket.
The score after three quarters of play was Miller Time 65, Errol Carlstrom Playaz 53.
As the third quarter rolled around Miller Time continued to get open looks at the baskets. They were able to finish plays around the hoop.
Errol Carlstrom Playaz was not able to climb out of the hole on the offensive end. Miller Time was a little quicker than the Errol Carlstrom Playaz.
In a hard fought game Miller Time came away with the 87-66 victory over Errol Carlstrom Playaz.

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