The basketball court in SIP's Putian Community was full of cheers and applause on the evening of Sept 24, as the finals of the 3rd Putian Community Basketball Games was going on in a fierce atmosphere. Finally, Yilin team clinched a narrow victory of 87 to 83 over its rival Yonghewan team, last year's champion. Zhang Yongheng from the latter received the MVP award.
The basketball games, held annually in the community since 2016, are aimed at enriching the residents' life and offering the local basketball enthusiasts opportunities to showcase their talents in the sport.
Starting from Sept 15, this year's event saw six teams competing in 19 games over the past 10 days. The players demonstrated good sportsmanship, excellent teamwork and great stamina and mindset in the process.