FKB Vs AKH Dream11 Prediction: The Battle of The North gets underway with an intriguing tie this Sunday in NBA 2019-20.
The National Basketball League 2002 is exactly what the basketball sporting fraternity needed at the moment. At a time when the entire sporting world has been rocked and ravaged by Coronavirus, New Zealand has managed to successfully conduct the opening rounds of the newest edition of their showpiece league.
The opening rounds of the marquee competition have enthralled viewers not only in the country but across the world as well in an impeccable and competitive brand of basketball. And to further spice up things and add to the feisty quality of the league, the organisers have come up with a week of unbridled joy, carving a schedule to further fulfil the cracking for ripper encounters.
The schedule gets underway starting today with the faceoff between Franklin Bulls and Auckland Huskies, a tie which has been termed the Battle of the North. And it’s a battle alright with either side scourging for an elusive opening win in the competition, one which either side will be looking to accrue when they come across each other today.
With both the sides making for despondent viewing in the last couple of encounters, this fixture serves as the perfect time to partake in at a time of peril. We envision Franklin Bulls managing to squirm their way to a win today by the barest of margins, a win guided by their repertoire of astounding attacking names.
Probable Playing 5
Davidson, Dominique, Nikau, Everard, Samuel
Nathan, Emmanuel, Taine, Anamata, Jaylen
National Basketball League 2019-20
Match: Franklin Bulls Vs Auckland Huskies
Date And Time: 28th June, Sunday: 11:00am
Venue: The Trusts Arena, Auckland
- Davidson: 24 ppg
- Murray: 16 Points
Best Ball Stealer
- Dominique: 7 rpb
- Henry: 9 Rebounds
Franklin Bulls Vs Canterbury: 72-75
Auckland Vs Jets: 67-95
Dream 11 Picks
Stepping out to the court for the second time in as many days, Marvin Williams-Dunn will be looking to immerse himself in a spitting showing of yesterday’s performance. The point guard delivered the 8 points, 4 assists and 4 rebounds yesterday, a performance which saw him utilise his sprawling versatile skill set to wage a lone battle for the side.
On the other hand, Franklin Bulls will be represented by Jackson Stubbins who had delivered the 5 ppg in the side’s opening ties.
He’s going to be partnered up by Dru-Loe Leusogi-Ape, a name who compensates as the cheap pick for the encounter owing to his tenacity on the court. From the visiting side on the other hand we have their top scorer from yesterday, the talismanic Taine Murray who sent down the 16 points for his side on Saturday.
Tinashe Matambanadzo delivered the 8 points in the same affair to see us opt for the one-two of picks from the side for this fixture. Franklin Bulls will meanwhile be represented by their mainstay in attack with Isaac Davidson taking the entire brunt of scoring upon himself to register a gargantuan 24 ppg and 5.5 rpb.
With the most rebounds at 9 for Auckland Huskies yesterday, Leon Henry was always going to be an instant pick for us for the imminent fixture. The power forward has been the focal point of the side’s defence, a player who has disrupted attacks to leave them in disarray with his rebounds and deflections.
With 15 ppg and 7 rpb in the opening two games, Dominique Kelman-Potto from Franklin Bulls will be brining an end to our set of picks for the day. The centre has amassed a versatile skill set, one which has allowed him to rifle his way through both the points in the paint and defensive rebounds.
His 24 ppg will make Isaac our side’s star player while Dominique is the vice-captain.
Dream 11 Team
Marvin, Stubbings, Murray, Dru-Leo Leusogi-Ape, Thanse, Isaac, Henry, Dominique
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Small League Team
Dream 11 Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.