Player of the Week:
Richard Martelly (#3 green) earns "Player of the Week" honors with a team-high 22 points in a victory for Brooklyn North's Youth Services Division team defeating Manhattan North's Community Affairs Bureau team, 60-52, in the last quarterfinal of the PAL Cops and Kids Basketball Citywide Tournament. Martelly is a class of 2018 graduate of Boys and Girls High School in Brooklyn, NY. In his high school career, Martelly played the guard position on the junior varsity boys' basketball team for two years before being promoted to the varsity squad to play for another two years. In addition to playing basketball at Boys and Girls High School, Martelly was a member of the varsity boys' tennis team as a freshman and participated in the long jump competition on the boys' outdoor track & field team as a sophomore. His favorite athlete is Kobe Bryant and favorite team is the Los Angeles Lakers. In his spare time, Martelly's favorite music artist to listen to is Chris Brown and favorite movie to watch isTransformers 2.
(Written by & Photo credit to Jamal LaForce, PAL Sports Coordinator)