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‘Y’ Basketball gym looking to restore former glory

The YMCA basketball gym is a walk through history.

Walk into the gym, even as it is now, and you can almost hear the voices of the fans, the shouts of the coaches to players on the floor and the sound of the buzzer to start and end games.

There, the best-of-the-best Grand Bahamian ball players displayed their skill. It was at the YMCA basketball gym that up and coming players perfected their craft of basketball.

It was at the YMCA where players earned their nick-names, and it was there where fans shouted out those names from the bleachers in games that attracted entire families to the YMCA.

Read more by Andrew Coakley, The Freeport News