United Repeat as NBL-US Champions

by NBL Media

For Immediate Release-

The East Houston United Capped off another undefeated season in the NBL-US with it's second straight championship. After the Covid19 shortened season in 2020 East Houston United finished off the playoff run with a 101-83 victory over the Marietta Rockets in the Championship game.

Returning in 2021 was all starters from the 2020 Championship team with new additions in Elton Dyer https://basketball.usbasket.com/player/Elton-Dyer/TBL/Dallas-Skyline/394339 and Dylan Spriggins https://basketball.usbasket.com/player/Dylan-Spriggins/NBL-US/East-Houston-United/352144 who played the previous season with the Lake Houston Flight.

The United was led this season by new Head Coach Tim Gutierrez who was an assistant coach since the team begin play in 2018. Gutierrez picked off where coach Kevin Williams left off leading the United to it's second straight undefeated season. The United defeated the Baytown Bobcats in the Championship game winning the season series 4-0.

Another Successful season in the NBL-US is complete and the teams will get prepared for the NBL-US Winter League that begins play in January, 2022 in Houston, Texas.