Features — 04 February 2017 — by Bernard Wagner
DEVIN DALY’S “TEAM FOG NAESTVED” CELEBRATES

Last week Saturday Belizean basketballer Devin Daly and his Team Fog Naestved of Liga – Basket Liagen won their first ever basketball championship in remarkable fashion, on the road, against the defending champions Denmark Horsens IC,and by the final score of 81-80.

According to the team’s Fog website, Phillip Nolan was huge in the clutch, sinking one of two free-throws with 0.8 seconds remaining in regulation to give the triumphant Team Fog the long awaited championship; something which had evaded them since entering the league in 2001, and after three third place finishes in 2011, 2014 and 2015.

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The win, according to the team website marked the first time that a sports team from Naestved has won a major sporting championship in Denmark. The win, however, was no walk in the park, but instead required Team Fog to overcome a seemingly unsurmountable 10-point deficit with just about 3 minutes remaining in regulation, something they did, on their way to their first ever pro-basketball championship.

Team Fog Naestved is coached by Milan Skobalj, and participates in Liga Basket Liagen – a professional basketball league established in Denmark. This was Daly’s first stint with Team Fog, following a remarkable basketball career at Lake Superior State University. He did extremely well averaging 8.9 ppg 3.3 rpg 1.4 apg, in 19 games while maintaining and efficiency rating of 8.74.

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