Friday, August 12, 2011

Lamb Scores 58 ... and Loses!!!

Jeremy Lamb was on fire in a GHPA playoff game tonight, pouring in 58 points for the Springfield Slamm.

Unfortunately for Lamb, Gary Forbes was even hotter.

Forbes, a UMass product who played for the Denver Nuggets last season, scored 78 -- that's right -- 78 points to lead the Sparks Auto Body Naughty Boys to a 136-132 victory.

This was seriously fun to watch. Throughout much of the first half, Forbes (who drained 13 3-pointers) and Lamb matched each other, mano y mano, one 3-pointer after another. Kinda some Bird-Dominique '88 action.

Lamb hung tough with the NBA player. He never lost his composure (does he ever?), sank a bunch of long-distance treys and took it to the hole well all night. Here's one instance when he beats Forbes off the dribble:

But Forbes, a Panama native who grew up in New York City, was just too much. His 78 points broke the GHPA record previously held by Will Solomon.

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Anonymous xl pharmacy said...

Nice video, well not always is all about scoring, defense is part of the offense as well.

November 24, 2011 at 9:18 AM 

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