The City Oilers have imposed themselves in National Basketball League since gaining promotion in 2012.

In their three year stay in the top tier league, the Oilers have won as many championships.

As they were wining their third straight title last year in the seven game spread finals, point guard, Ben Komakech was wining his fifth league title.

“Still feels good winning…” Komakech told Kawowo Sports.

Komakech had surgery early last year on the knee that bothered him through the 2014 season and only returned towards the end of the regular season.

The guard struggled to contribute for his team upon his return and says at the te he was still bothered by the knee.

“My knee had been disturbing me since I came back. It limited my movements”

With finals debutants UCU Canons continuing to push City Oilers to the limits, the scoring point guard’s 14 points in Game 7 came in hand to help Oilers win the 2015 title.

“Game 6 it felt better then game 7 it was much better… I could bare the pain”

The former MVP says his performance in the championship game came down to ability and experience.

“I think one (reason) is just trusting your abilities and also experience comes in”

Komakech said of how competitive the National Basketball League has become.

“It (league) is very competitive… One through 8 in the league were all strong. And the finals showed how competitive the league is”

Franklin Kaweru is the Editor in Chief of Kawowo Sports. He is an ardent basketball enthusiast.

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