Bathurst man a step closer to becoming a pro-basketball champion

A Bathurst native playing in the National Basketball League of Canada is just a few steps away from becoming an Atlantic Champion.

Brad States signed with the Island Storms earlier this year following a stint with the University of Prince Edward Island Panthers.

The 6'7" forward and his team-mates take to the court against the Halifax Hurricanes on Saturday, May 18th for Game 4 of the Atlantic Division Finals with a 2 - 1 series lead.

Game 5 goes Monday, May 22nd.

States is a graduate of Bathurst High School and was also a member of the school's varsity basketball team.