NBLC Players of the Week

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NBLC PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

Week ending April 30, 2017

CENTRAL DIVISION PLAYER OF THE WEEK

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The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Jameson Tipping of the Orangeville A's has been named Central Division Player of the Week for the week ending April 30, 2017. This would be his first time receiving the honour.
Tipping, a 6'7"guard who played collegiately at Brock delivered a masterful performance for Orangeville in a crucial playoff deciding win. This includes brilliant fourth quarter that saw him connect on four three pointers to help the A's overcome an 11 point deficit to come back and secure the victory.

"Jameson has somewhat quietly had a really solid year and has some really big games for us.", said head coach Brandon Lesovsky. "He has been one of our constants throughout the season as we've had different guys out for somewhat lengthy times with injuries. Jameson also has a knack for coming through in the clutch and we've never needed him more than we did in the 4th quarter on Saturday night."

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ATLANTIC DIVISION PLAYER OF THE WEEK

The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Malik Story of the Moncton Miracles has been named Atlantic Division Player of the Week for the week ending April 30, 2017. This would be his first time receiving the honour.

Story, a 6'5" guard from Nevada came up big for Moncton averaging 16.6ppg in two key wins this week that solidified a post season berth for Miracles who started the week on the outside of the playoff bubble.

"I'm very proud of Malik for getting player of the week, he's been a consistent players all year. Once he got used to the style and level of play in the league, he's really come on and had some great performances for us", said head coach Paul Mokeski. "He's one of the guys that gets to practice at least an hour before and goes to work and does drill on ball handling and shooting. He's pretty much in a full sweat by the time anybody else gets to the gym so I'm really proud and happy for him. Malik has definitely earned it." ​


Week ending April 23, 2017

CENTRAL DIVISION PLAYER OF THE WEEK

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The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Samuel Muldrow of the Niagara River Lions has been named Central Division Player of the Week for the week ending April 23, 2017.

Muldrow, a 6'10" centre who played collegiately at South carolina, averaged a double-double for the River Lions in two wins this week (21.5 pg, 13.5 rpg); he also averaged 5.5 blocks per game.

"With their postseason backs to the wall, Muldrow dominated in the post," said Chuck Miller, NBL Canada Director of League Statistics. "He had 20 points, 15 rebounds and 7 blocked shots in a triple-overtime Niagara victory over Moncton this week, and his play has been one of the reasons that the River Lions continue to be a threat in the NBL's Central Division."

ATLANTIC DIVISION PLAYER OF THE WEEK

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The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Anthony Walker of the Cape Breton Highlanders has been named Atlantic Division Player of the Week for the week ending April 23, 2017.

Walker, a 6'9" centre who played colegiately at Texas-Arlington, helped the Highlanders overcome a tough 121-66 loss at the beginning of the week, and finished with three Cape Breton wins. In that stretch, he scored 15.5 ppg, 10.3 rpg, and two blocked shots per game.

"Anthony has been a hard worker all season," said Tyrone Levingston, cape Breton Highlanders team owner. "He's been a positive energy for us all season, he comes with his hard hat and his lunch pail and works hard, he's coming into his own, and we're happy to have him shine at this point in the season, when we're so close to the playoffs."


Week ending April 16, 2017

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ATLANTIC DIVISION PLAYER OF THE WEEK

The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Al Stewart of the Island Storm has been named Atlantic Division Player of the Week for the week ending April 16, 2017.

Stewart, a 5'10" veteran guard who played collegiately at Drake, not only set a record for most points scored by a Storm layer, he also garnered a triple-double of 29 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists.

"Al Stewart's been the face of this franchise since our inaugural season, he's like a fine wine," said Storm head coach Joe Salerno, "he gets better with age. He's a leader on this team, and we have many young players that gravitate towards him. He wants to win as much as anybody. He's had one of his best seasons this year, and he's been great for us. We look forward to him helping to lead us to a long playoff run."​

CENTRAL DIVISION PLAYER OF THE WEEK

The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Maurice Jones of the Windsor Express has been named Central Division Player of the Week for the week ending April 16, 2017.

Jones, a 5'7" rookie guard who played collegiately at Northwood, earned a massive triple-double this week in an Express win over Orangeville, a triple-double that included 19 assists, one shy of the team and league record of 20.

"You gotta look at Maurice Jones before Darren Duncan came into the fold," said Express head coach Bill Jones. "Maurice was averaging 35 minutes and 8 assists a night, so he's comfortable with multiple minutes. That triple double game was something that he's used to doing in terms of leading our team."​


Week ending April 9, 2017

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CENTRAL DIVISION PLAYER OF THE WEEK

The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Flenard Whitfield of the Kitchener-Waterloo Titans has been named Central Division Player of the Week for the eek ending April 9, 2017. This is the second consecutive week that a Titans player has earned Player of the Week honours.

Whitfield, a 6'7" forward, who played collegiately at Western Michigan University, had crucial games for the Titans; his 23 points per game and 10.7 rebounds per game helped Kitchener-Waterloo win two games out of three this week.

"The single most thing that stands out for me with Flenard is he's consistent," said Titans head coach Serge Langis. "Every night in and night out, this guy comes in and he performs, he's consistent on the offensive side of things. That shows how much of a pro he is. He bought in immediately, and we really love growing with him down the road, he's been everything we hoped he would be and then some."

ATLANTIC DIVISION PLAYER OF THE WEEK

The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Gabe Freeman of the Saint John Riptide has been nmaed Atlantic Division Player of the Week for the week ending April 9, 2017. This is the second consecutive week in which a Riptide player has earned Player of the Week honours.

Freeman, a 6'6" forward who played collegiately at Costa Mesa CC, garnered 29.5 ppg and 12.5 rpg in two Riptide wins this week, helping Saint John secure a playoff spot and bringing them closer to the top of the Atlantic Division standings. His big game occurred on Saturday night, when he scored 35 points and 17 rebounds in a 111-107 road win over the Windsor Express.

"One of the best performances I've ever seen from an individual," said Riptide head coach Rob Spon. "We had a 27 point lead it went down to one, and then four big offensive rebounds, three were tip-ins to put us up by three, and he gets a rebound off the missed foul shot, 35 points, 17 rebounds, 8 he's the best rebounder I've ever seen for his height, the tenacity of how he took over, again it was all heart in his eyes. It was an MVP performance."​


Week ending April 2, 2017

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CENTRAL DIVISION PLAYER OF THE WEEK

The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Adam Blazek of the Kitchener-Waterloo Titans has been named Central Division Player of the Week for the week ending April 2, 2017.

Blazek, a 6'1" guard who played collegiately at Gannon, set a franchise record with a 10-for-17 3-point shooting baragge in Tuesday night's KW win over the Niagara River Lions. His 10 3-pointers were part of a KW run of 25 three-pointers completed.

"What I think happened," said Titans head coach Serge Langis, "is that everybody fed off of everybody's confidence that night, it was a really high confident game for everybody. The ball moved well, the screens were set squarely, and Blaze made shots, he flat out made shots, he was locked in and played with confidence. He plays really hard, he plays well on both sides of the floor, he's a winner and he wants to win. He's a little bulldog out there, and when he gets that shot going, he's as good as anybody else in the NBL who shoots the three."

ATLANTIC DIVISION PLAYER OF THE WEEK

The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Anthony Anderson of the Saint John Riptide has been named Atlantic Division Player of the Week for the week ending April 2, 2017. This is the sixth consecutive year in which Anderson has claimed Player of the Week Honours during the season.

Anderson, a 5'11" point guard from the University of Massachusetts, averaged 25.5 points per game in three Riptide victories, including notching a season-high 51 points in a victory over Cape Breton.

"I was at the game in Boston when Devin Booker scored 70 points," said Anderson, "so I got back on Sunday night, the first thing Gabe says to me is, Tydran Beaty had 46. So it's my turn to have a big night, my teammates set me up to make the shot. I felt so good in warmups, and I kne wit was going to be a big night. I didn't expect it to be that big.​


Week ending March 26, 2017

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CENTRAL DIVISION PLAYER OF THE WEEK

The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Warren Ward of the Windsor Express has been named Central Division Player of the Week for the week ending March 26, 2017.

Ward, a 6'5" shooting guard who played collegiately at the University of Ottawa, averaged 26.3 points per game in three Windsor wins, helping the Express stay in the upper half of the NBL's Central Division.

Warren Ward, a 6'5" shooting guard who played collegiately at the University of Ottawa, averaged 26.3 points per game in three Windsor wins, helping the Express stay in the upper half of the NBL's Central Division.

"Warren's capabilities are matched with his confidence," said Dartis Willis, Jr., President and CEO of the Windsor Express. "His confidence shows, everybody around him, they're confident when he gets in the game. We all have a belief in him. He doesn't say a lot, but he speaks in how he plays."

ATLANTIC DIVISION PLAYER OF THE WEEK

The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Jahii Carson of Island Storm has been named Atlantic Division Player of the Week for the week ending March 26, 2017.

Carson, a 5'10" point guard who played collegiately at Arizona State, averaged 27.3 ppg in three games with the Storm this week, including hitting 31 points in the Island's 139-128 win over Moncton on Sunday afternoon.

Jahii Carson, a 5'10" point guard who played collegiately at Arizona State, averaged 27.3 ppg in three games with the Storm this week, including hitting 31 points in the Island's 139-128 win over Moncton on Sunday afternoon.

"I think Jahii is becoming one of the leaders on our team," said Storm head coach Joe Salerno. "He's one of the most explosive point guards this league has ever seen, but he's also very unselfish. He wants to win, and he helps find us a way to win. When Jahii came to this league, he recognized that at the pro level, he has to be a true point guard, not just a scoring guard. He's become a great distributor as well as a scorer."


Week ending March 19, 2017

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CENTRAL DIVISION PLAYER OF THE WEEK

The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Juan Pattillo of the Windsor Express has been named Central Division Player of the Week for the week ending March 17, 2017. This is the second time that Pattillo has claimed this honour.

Pattillo, a 6'7" forward who played collegiately at Western Kentucky, scored 26 points in Windsor's 93-89 victory over Niagara to keep the Express in the playoff hunt.

"Juan has really changed the makeup of our team," said Windsor head coach Bill Jones. "The 4 position in our league is one of the best positions, so with a guy that can match up with Royce White and Justin Moss and Chris Commons has been a big advantage to us. He's a tremendous rebounder and a tremendous scorer."​

ATLANTIC DIVISION PLAYER OF THE WEEK

The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Tydran Beaty of the Moncton Miracles has been named Atlantic Division Player of the Week for the week ending March 17, 2017.

Beaty, a 6'7" forward who played collegiately at Benedict College, averaged 17.3 ppg and 8.0 rpg in three wins for the Miracles, helping Moncton move up the standings in the Atlantic Division.

"Tydran started really fast this season," said Miracles head coach Paul Mokeski, "and then got bogged down a little bit, and over the last few weeks he's gotten back to basics. He uses his ahleticism in the right way, he can chase down rebounds most people don't get, and he's finishing more. When he does a one-dribble pull-up instead of a three-point shot, he's more efficient. It's a huge reason why we've gone on this run."


Week ending March 12, 2017

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CENTRAL DIVISION PLAYER OF THE WEEK

The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Royce White of the London Lightning has been named Central Division Player of the Week for the week ending March 12, 2017. This is the second time this season that White has earned this honour.

Whie, a 6'8" forward who played collegiately at Iowa State, averaged 23.6 points per game for London, helping the Lightning win two of three games this week. For White, this season with London has been a season of growth and evolution in his basketball career.

It's been a season of growth for him," said Lightning head coach Kyle Julius. "He does have a mental illness that he has to fight and work through and live with it on a daily basis, he did have a stigma that he hadn't played for so long, if you look at what he's done so far, he's shown you that he's consistently and mentally present every day, and he's an exceptional athete, a great basketball player and an excellent teammate, and he's flown with us several times this year. He's proven the naysayers wrong, and he's only getting better for us."​

ATLANTIC DIVISION PLAYER OF THE WEEK

The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Horace Wormely of the Saint John Riptide has been named Atlantic Division Player of the Week for the week ending March 12, 2017.

Wormley, a 6'6" guard who played collegiately at Vanguard, averaged in double figures in three Riptide wins this week, and his final game of the week saw him hitting long-distance three-point shots to help Saint John take a win from the division-leading Halifax Hurricanes.

"Today he was 5 for 6 from 3 and they were all big threes," said Riptide head coach Rob Spon. "From the second day he got here, he said, 'Coach this will be my team in the next five days,' he had everybody believing in him. He makes everybody better on the team, he works hard in practice and he's tough as nails. We do closeout drills, he guards anybody one-on-one, and the last three games he's led us, big shots and running the offence and getting everybody running. One of the fastest guys in the league, just a blur. that's what I love about the kid."

 


Week ending March 5, 2017

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CENTRAL DIVISION PLAYER OF THE WEEK

The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Stefan Nastić of the Orangeville A's has been named Central Division Player of the Week for the week ending March 5, 2017.

Nastić, a 6'11" centre who played collegiately at Stanford, was instrumental in Orangeville's 98-95 overtime win over Windsor, as he pulled down a team-high 17 rebounds and put up 16 points. The 17 rebounds were only two shy of Orangeville's team record of 19, set by Cavell Johnson in 2014.​

“Stef puts his work in every day and is a great teammate,” said Brandon Lesvosky, Orangeville A’s head coach. “His main focus is to do whatever it takes to help the team win, ye wants to do it. He played in Serbia a year ago, and had been rehabbing, and finally after the first of the year, decided that he was helthy enough to try to give it a go. We were pretty fortunate, that's for sure."

ATLANTIC DIVISION PLAYER OF THE WEEK

The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Antoine Mason of the Halifax Hurricanes has been named Player of the Week for the week ending March 5, 2017.

Mason, a 6'2" guard who played collegiately at Auburn, averaged 24.7 points per game and 8 rebounds per game in Halifax's three victories this week.

"Antoine has improved on his defence, which has allowed us to play him more minutes and it's given him more confidence," said Mike Leslie, Hurricanes head coach. "He's overall more involved in the game, and he is a good defensive player when he sets his mind to it. On offence, he's attacking the rim more, and he's making better decisions. And now he's developing his three-point stroke, and that makes him a difficult guy to defend."​


Week ending February 26, 2017

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CENTRAL DIVISION PLAYER OF THE WEEK

The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Ryan Anderson of the London Lightning has been named Central Division Player of the Week for the week ending February 26, 2017.

Anderson, a 6'5" guard from Nebraska, averaged 23.0 points per game in three London wins, including a 45-point outburst on Sunday afternoon in a Lightning win over cape Breton.

"Ryan has a tremendous undertanding of our offence and how to get shots," said Lightning head coach Kyle Julius. "Ryan is in the gym every night, he's working on his game, he's one of the hardest working players I've ever been around. On Sunday, he scored 45 points; Cape Breton doubled off him twice to start off the game, he got two clean looks to start right away, and the rest is history."​

ATLANTIC DIVISION PLAYER OF THE WEEK

The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Tyrone Watson of the Halifax Hurricanes has been named Atlantic Division Player of the Week for the week ending February 26, 2017.

Watson, a 6'6" forward from New Mexico State, averaged 17.5 points in four games for the Hurricanes, including two wins; helping the Hurricanes stay atop the NBL's Atlantic Division.

"The fact that he really never takes a play off, whether it's in practice or in a game, is part of his talent," said Hurricanes head coach Mike Leslie. "Tyrone is willing to guard the best player on the other team, and in many cases he's the undersied player in that matchup. He relishes that challenge and takes it on. He's just a warrior from that standpoint, and you always know what you're going to get from him each night."​


 

Week ending February 19, 2017

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CENTRAL DIVISION PLAYER OF THE WEEK

The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Doug Herring Jr. of the London Lightning has been named Central Division Player of the Week for the week ending February 19, 2017.

Herring, a 6'3" point guard who played collegiately at Utica (N.Y.) College, scored a team-high 27 points in London's 109-97 Saturday night home victory against the Orangeville A's; the win helped London maintain a 10-game winning streak.

"Doug is a premier point guard in this league," said London head coach Kyle Julius. "Doug has the ability to control the tempo on both sides of the ball, by scoring or by passing and with his defense. He's tough, and he deserves Player of the Week honours because he's been playing at such a high level. He's a huge part of our success now."​

ATLANTIC DIVISION PLAYER OF THE WEEK

The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Melvin Johnson III of the Moncton Miracles has been named Atlantic Division Player of the Week for the week ending February 19, 2017.

Johnson, a 6'6" guard who played collegiately at Arkansas State, averaged 25.5 points this week for the Miracles, including scoring 37 points - with a 10-for-17 run from three-point range - in Moncton's 131-110 Saturday night victory over the Island Storm that broke the Miracles' five-game losing streak.

"We picked Melvin up around a month ago from watching film and talking to D-League coaches and NBA scouts," said Moncton head coach Paul Mokeski. "Melvin has NBA talent, he can really shoot the ball with range, he's good at getting open and creating shots for himself, and he really proved it Saturday night. What he's been doing little by little is improving his defence, that is a big key for him to play both sides of the ball. The more he does that, the better his career will turn out."


Week ending February 12, 2017

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ATLANTIC DIVISION PLAYER OF THE WEEK

The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Anthony Walker of the Cape Breton Highlanders has been named Atlantic Division Player of the Week for the week ending February 12, 2017.

Walker, a 6'9" forward who played collegiately at Texas-Arlington, scored 19 points and pulled down 18 rebounds in Cape Breton's only game this week, a shorthanded 91-88 upset win over the division-leading Halifax Hurricanes.

It's amazing for our organization to have our second player be honoured for his great level of play," said Tyrone Levingston, President of the Cape Breton Highlanders. "Anthony's a great addition to our team, and we look forward to the great things that he can bring to our organization. His play is amazing, everything that we were looking for a big to come in and get us over the hump, Anthony's been all that and more."

  • January 1, 2017: Billy White, Halifax Hurricanes.
  • January 8, 2017: Haakim Johnson, Saint John Riptide.
  • January 15, 2017: Gabe Freeman, Saint John Riptide.
  • January 22, 2017: Ta’Quan Zimmerman, Halifax Hurricanes.
  • January 29, 2017: Chad Frazier, Cape Breton Highlanders.
  • February 5, 2017: Terry Thomas, Island Storm.
  • February 12, 2017: Anthony Walker, Cape Breton Highlanders

CENTRAL DIVISION PLAYERS OF THE WEEK

The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Juan Pattillo of the Windsor Express has been named Central Division Player of the Week for the week ending February 12, 2017.

Pattillo, a 6'7" forward who played collegiately at Western Kentucky, made a big splash by averaging 15.3 points, 9.3 rebounds and nearly four assists in Windsor's three wins this week.

“Pattillo may have been the spark to turn the Express’ season around,” said Chuck Miller, NBL Canada League Statistician. “With his ability to play offence and defence well, Pattillo has a chance to be a big playmaker for Windsor as the season progresses.”

  • January 1, 2017: Justin Moss, Orangeville A’s.
  • January 8, 2017: Royce White, London Lightning.
  • January 15, 2017: Quinnel Brown, Windsor Express.
  • January 22, 2017: Marcus Lewis, Niagara River Lions.
  • January 29, 2017: Julian Boyd, London Lightning.
  • February 5, 2017: Kyle Johnson, London Lightning.
  • February 12, 2017: Juan Pattillo, Windsor Express.


Week ending February 5, 2017

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Central Division Player of the Week

The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Kyle Johnson of the London Lightning has been named Player of the Week for the week ending February 5, 2017. This is the third time that a Lightning player has earned Player of the Week honours this season.

Johnson, a 6'5" power forward who played collegiately at LIU-Brooklyn (N.Y.), had a game for the ages, scoring 51 points on .773 shooting in London's 146-102 triumph over the Moncton Miracles.

"Kyle comes to work every day with the right attitude," said Lightning head coach Kyle Julius. "He was in in the gym every night this week. He plays well because of his strong mental approach, that was easily one of the best shooting performances I've ever seen."

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Central Division Player of the Week

The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Terry Thomas of the Island Storm has been named Atlantic Division Player of the Week for the week ending February 5, 2017. This is the first time this season that a player from the Storm has received this honour.

Thomas, a 6'4" guard from the University of Ottawa, averaged 25.5 points in two Island Storm games, including a much-needed win over Cape Breton on Saturday evening.

"Terry this year has been nothing but consistent for us," said Storm head coach Joe Salerno. "As soon as he walked into training camp, you could see how much he progressed over the summer. He's been playing the most consistent basketball on both sides of the court. We look for more of the same from him throughout the course of the season."


Week ending January 29, 2017

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Atlantic Division Player of the Week

The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Chad Frazier of the Cape Breton Highlanders has been named Atlantic Division Player of the Week for the week ending January 29, 2017. This is the first time that a Highlanders player has earned this honour.

Cape Breton gave new head coach Ben Resner two back-to-back home victories, and Frazier's 26.0 ppg helped lead the way.

It's exciting for our organization," said Highlanders President Tyrone Levingston. "Chad Frazier has played a big role, from coming off the bench to now starting. And this can show how much hard work can do for you. This is a start to a great thing here in Cape Breton."

Central Division Player of the Week

The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Julian Boyd of the London Lightning has been named Player of the Week for the week ending January 29, 2017. This is the second time a Lightning player has earned the honour this season, Royce White was named Central Division Player of the Week earlier this year.

Boyd, a 6'7" forward who played collegiately at LIU-Brooklyn (N.Y.), was instrumental in the Lightning's three victories this week, as he averaged 18.7 points per game, including a game-high 32 points in London's Saturday win over the Niagara River Lions.

"Julian Boyd is one of the best teammates I've ever seen," said Lightning head coach Kyle Julius. "I appreciate the way he accepts the coaching, as well as the way he buys in to the system is tremendous. He's highly skilled, and he's a special player."​


Week ending January 22, 2017

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Atlantic Division Player of the Week

The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Ta'Quan Zimmerman of the Halifax Hurricanes has been named Atlantic Division Player of the Week for the week ending January 22, 2017.

Zimmerman, a 6'2" guard who played collegiately at Thompson Rivers University in British Columbia, averaged 18.5 points per game in two Halifax victories, helping the Hurricanes remain atop the NBL Canada's Atlantic Division.

"Last night in the Cape Breton game, he came in a bit cold," said Halifax head coach Mike Leslie, "but in the fourth quarter he kept making shot after shot for us down the stretch, there was no hesitation. That's what I love about the kid, he played at that great pace, game in and game out. He just continues to do what he does well, and that's one of the reasons why we're successful."

Central Division Player of the Week

The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Marcus Lewis of the Niagara River Lions has been named Central Division Player of the Week for the week ending January 22, 2017. This is the first time in the 2016-17 season that a River Lions player has received this honour.

Lewis, a 6'6" guard who played collegiately at Eastern Kentucky University, averaged 18.5 points per game in two River Lions wins, helping Niagara move up the ladder in the NBL Canada's Central Division.

"He's been an efficient player on our team," said Niagara head coach Grâce Lokole. "He's finishing 60% from the field and 48% from the 3, and he's been the best player every game, being our best defender and our best on offence."


Week ending January 15, 2017

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Atlantic Division Player of the Week

The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Gabe Freeman of the Saint John Riptide has been named Atlantic Division Player of the Week for the week ending January 15, 2017. This is the second time a Riptide player has earned the honour this year.

Freeman, a 6'6" forward who played collegiately at Costa Mesa Community College, averaged 26.5 points per game and pulled down almost ten rebounds per match, and was instrumental in the Riptide's three of four wins this week.

Central Division Player of the Week

The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Quinnel Brown of the Windsor Express has been named Player of the Week for the week ending January 15, 2017.

Brown, a 6'6" veteran forward who played collegiately at Auburn, averaged almost a double-double in the Express' 2-1 winning record this week (18.0 ppg, 9.7 rpg). ​

 


Week ending January 8, 2017

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Atlantic Division Player of the Week

The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Haakim Johnson of the Saint John Riptide has been named Atlantic Division Player of the Week for the week ending January 8, 2017.

Johnson, a 6'7" forward who played collegiately at Pikeville (Kentucky) College, averaged a double-double of 17 points and 11 assists in two Riptide victories, which firmly keeps the team in second place behind the 6-0 Halifax Hurricanes in the NBL-C's Atlantic Division.​

Central Division Player of the Week

The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Royce White of the London Lightning has been named Central Division Player of the Week for the week ending January 8, 2017.

White, a 6'6" forward who played collegiately at Iowa State, commanded back-to-back triple-doubles this week, as London stayed atop the NBL-C's Central Division. In back-to-back weekend matches against Kitchener-Waterloo, White averaged 23.5 ppg, 13.5 rpg and 10.5 apg.


 

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Week ending January 1, 2017

Central Division Player of the Week

The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Justin Moss of the Orangeville A's has been named Central Division Player of the Week for the week ending January 1, 2017. This the second time that Moss has earned this honour, having been named Player of the Week on April 3, 2016.

Moss, a 6'8" forward who played collegiately at the University at Buffalo, averaged 27.0 points per game in three Orangeville matches, helping the A's to a 2-1 record. Moss also has 10.3 rebounds per game and 2.67 steals per game, and was 22-for-26 from free-throw range.

Atlantic Division Player of the Week

The National Basketball League of Canada is plesaed to announce that Billy White of the Halifax Hurricanes has been named Player of the Week for the week ending January 1, 2017. This is the first time Billy White has received this honour.

White, a 6'8" forward who played collegiately at San Diego State, helped the Hurricanes complete a 3-0 record to remain the NBL's only undefeated squad. He averaged 17.7 points per game, including scoring 21 in the Hurricanes' home opener, a 98-93 win over Moncton.



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