22 Jul '12, 10am
Yam Ah Mee is a baller. Did you know that? ; ) #CGSg
Yam Ah Mee of Cheng San-Seletar shoots against Ang Mo Kio. (Photo 1 © Les Tan/Red Sports) Singapore Basketball Centre, Sunday, July 15, 2012 — “I’ve always enjoyed basketball,” said Yam Ah Mee, 55. You may know Yam Ah Mee as the man who delivered the results of the 2011 Singapore General Elections, but for the Community Games 3-on-3 basketball tournament, he took to the court as a member of the Cheng San-Seletar CSC basketball team, wearing jersey number #1. Ever friendly, Mr Yam was cheerfully greeting players from other CSCs and getting to know them in between games. “After the morning session of primary school, and after I finished my homework, I would go down to Jalan Tenteram Community Centre, which was near my house. I would read the papers there first, then around 3pm, I would start to play basketball at the courts there. I spent about 2 to 3 hours playing basketbal...