The Portsmouth Fury have claimed the league title. With their 14th consecutive league win the Fury take the title and claim their first peice of silverware since the 2008/2009 season. The Portsmouth outfit have remained undefeated in the league at home all season and now find themselves with only two away games left to play to complete this year's league fixtures.
The Portsmouth Fury continued their undefeated season with a win against the Dorset Barracudas. Though the home side started hesitantly the Fury eventually took a strong lead which they maintained for the rest of the game. With this win the Fury claim the league title and have eneded the 2016/2017 without a losing a league game at their home court. Top scorers were Santoro 16, Williams-Fyne 14 and Harry Bates 12. Portsmouth Fury 61 Dorset Barracudas 25.
The Portsmouth Fury have all but claimed the league title after a tough away win to the Dorset Storm. With by far the closest game of the season for the Portsmouth side found themselves trailing by a double deficit in the fourth quarter. With Joe Williams-Fyne and George Millis leading the offense late in the game the Fury claimed the win. Top scorers were Williams-Fyne 18, Millis 16 and Fellows 10. Dorset Storm 75 Portsmouth Fury 84.
The Portsmouth Fury continued their strong form with another win against the Waterside Bucks this week. The away side started extremely strong taking a huge deficit by the end of the first quarter only to find the Bucks chip away at the difference for the remainder of the game. The away side held on to take the win and one step closer to the title. Top scorers were Kovas 18, Goodale 16 and Williams-Fyne 18. Waterside Bucks 57 Portsmouth Fury 66.
The Portsmouth Fury took another step closer to claiming the league title after a strong win against Southampton Eagles. The home side wiped away the cobwebs from the last game and responded with a huge win. George Milis controlled the game at both ends of the floor and the Fury now find themselves 2 wins away from clitching the league title. Top scorers were Milis 21, Santoro 20 and Kovas 18. Portsmouth Fury 92 Southampton Eagles 60.
The Portsmouth Fury progressed to the final four of the Cup competition after scrapping with a tough away win in Southampton. The away side struggled to find get any grip on the game but with Harry Bates and Simon Foote taking the slack the Fury managed to claim a 10 point deficit by the end of the game.The Fury will now face the Badgers or Nets next round. Top scorers were Bates 20, Foote 16 and Milis 14. Southampton Eagles 51 Portsmouth Fury 62 .
Veteran player coach Ian McEvoy is one of the longest serving members of the Portsmouth Fury. He still stands to this day the only player to be inducted into the Portsmouth Fury Hall Of Fame. Wearing the number 7 jersey Ian McEvoy was the Fury's prolific three point shooter. Ian was part of the Portsmouth outfit during the 2006/2007 season when the Fury remained undefeated all year in both league and cup competitions.
Veteran guard Tim Arnold has played for the Fury for over 10 years and was part of the Portsmouth outfit that remained undefeated for the entire 2006/2007 season collecting the league and cup awards that year. Tim in particular helped win the league that year when only 6 Fury players arrived at championshop contenders Bournemouth after a car broke down. A tightly contended away game saw the Fury edge past their Bournemouth rivals to claim the championship.
Rookie forward Liam Baker began training with the Portsmouth Fury this season and plays and captains for Portsmouth College. This season Liams has brought his fast past, inside presence with an outside shot.
Rookie guard Harry Bates began training with the Portsmouth Fury over 5 years ago though played for the Portsmouth Smugglers. This season is the first that Harry has decided to play for the Portsmouth Fury and brings his fast play and inside presence.
Forward Tom Bonnett began training with the Portsmouth Fury during the summer of 2015 and played his first competitive season last year. Tom has continued to develop as a player and looks to lead the Fury inside the paint in the coming seasons.
Forward Daniel Dennis began training with the Portsmouth Fury during the summer of 2015 and played his first competitive season last year. Dan has made a huge step in a few years from joining the team to becoming a starter for many games this season. His tough defence is one of the reasons for the Fury's success this year.
Guard Tom Fellows began training with the Portsmouth Fury during the summer of 2015 and played his first competitive season last year. Tom has brought a long range shot from beyond the arc to improve the Portsmouth side.
Veteran center Simon Foote has been an integral part of the Portsmouth Fury for over 13 years. His personal highlights are mostly buzzer beaters. In the 2002/2003 season Simon scored a buzzer beater against Bournemouth to take the win and claim 2nd place for promotion. Another highlight that has become a Fury legend saw Simon hit a full court buzzer beater.
Veteran guard Andrew Goodale co-founded the Portsmouth Fury in 1989 with James Harris and Steve Ware. Andrew has been an integral part of the Portsmouth outfit for the last 25 years and has scored more points from behond the arc than any other player in its history. An outstanding year in the 2006/2007 season saw Andrew receive the players player award as well as MVP for his impressive performance during the Intermidate Cup final.
Veteran forward Paul Goodale began his Portsmouth Fury career at the age of 15 and over the last 22 years has scored more points than any other player for the Portsmouth outfit. Paul collected the players player award during the 2006/2007, 2008/2009 and 2014/2015.
Veteran point guard Tom Kovas rejoined the Portsmouth Fury this season after a season long spell with the Southampton Eagles. Tom brings his sharp shooting ability to the Portmsouth outfit and has continually been in the top three top scoring players in most games so far this season.
Rookie Pablo Marono began training with the Portsmouth Fury at the end of 2016 and will played his first competitive season for the Portsmouth outfit that year. Unfortunately Pablo has now returned home to Spain and his fast pace will be most definately missed in the team.
Veteran player coach Ian McEvoy is one of the longest serving members of the Portsmouth Fury. He still stands to this day the only player to be inducted into the Portsmouth Fury Hall Of Fame. Though Ian has become more of a coach in recent seasons his presence is always felt immediately when he's on the court.
Rookie George Milis began training with the Portsmouth Fury during the summer of 2014 and almost signed for that upcoming season. However, it was only until the 2016/2017 season that George played his first competitive game for the Fury. George brings a sensible basketball mind with very strong inside play.
Rookie Aarom Ribera began training with the Portsmouth Fury at the end of 2016 and played his first competitive season for the Portsmouth outfit that year. Aarom brings a very storng defensive game to the Portmsouth Fury and is questionably one of the best defenders the team has.
Antonio Santoro joined the Portsmouth Fury late in 2016 as a point guard. Antonio brings a fast and physical game to the Portsmouth Fury and is usually in the top three for points scored most games. Antonio brings an all round strong game to the Fury.
Veteran guard Steve Ware co-founded the Portsmouth Fury in 1989 with James Harris and Andrew Goodale. Steve has been an integral part of the Portsmouth outfit for the last 25 years mostly playing as point guard. Though Steve has been plagued by recent injuries he still remains one of the most important parts to the Fury and is questionably our best defensive player.
Josie Williams-Fyne has played for the Portsmouth Fury for 10+ years though missed out last season due to a career ending injury. Joe has returned faster and stronger and has become an integral part of the Portsmouth out at both ends of the floor. Joe leads the team this year in rebounds again at both ends of the floor and brings a very strong inside presence.
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