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BBL Standings
 1. Ratiopharm 18-1 
 2. Brose Bask. 17-1 
 3. B.Muenchen 16-3 
 4. ALBA 14-5 
 5. Bayreuth 13-5 
 6. EWE Baskets 10-8 
 7. Telekom Bsk 10-9 
 8. Giessen 46ers 10-9 
 9. Ludwigsburg 9-9 
 10. Jena 8-10 
 11. Goettingen 8-10 
 12. Fraport SKY 7-11 
 13. Wuerzburg 6-12 
 14. Bremerhaven 5-11 
 15. Braunschweig 4-14 
 16. Walter Tigers 4-15 
 17. Vechta 2-17 
 18. Phoenix Hagen 0-11 
Full Standings
Last:1/24/2017
ProA Standings
 1. MBC 17-2 
 2. Crailsheim 14-4 
 3. Kirchheim 14-5 
 4. Chemnitz 13-5 
 5. Heidelberg 12-7 
 6. Hanau 11-7 
 7. Oettinger R. 10-8 
 8. Trier 10-9 
 9. Koeln Rh.Stars 9-10 
 10. Hamburg 8-11 
 11. Uni Baskets 8-11 
 12. Nuernberg 7-12 
 13. Baunach 5-13 
 14. Ehingen 5-14 
 15. ETB Wohnbau 5-14 
 16. Dresden 2-18 
Full Standings
Last:1/22/2017
ProB Standings
North
 1. Bernau 11-5 
 2. Art.Dragons 11-5 
 3. Oldenburg 11-5 
 4. Bochum 10-6 
 5. Iserlohn 10-6 
 6. Schalke 8-8 
 7. Itzehoe 8-8 
 8. Rist Wedel 7-9 
 9. Rostock 7-9 
 10. Stahnsdorf 5-11 
 11. Wolfenbuettel 5-11 
 12. Recklinghausen 3-13 
South
 1. Karlsruhe PS 13-3 
 2. Weissenhorn 11-5 
 3. Bayer Giants 11-5 
 4. Elchingen 10-5 
 5. FC Bayern II 9-6 
 6. Karlsruhe BG 8-7 
 7. Dragons 7-9 
 8. Licher Baeren 6-10 
 9. Wuerzburg 6-10 
 10. Fraport SKY II 5-10 
 11. Leipzig 5-11 
 12. Noerdlingen 3-13 
Full Standings
Last:1/23/2017
Regionalliga Standings
North
 1. RW Cuxhaven 9-1 
 2. Stade 9-2 
 3. BSW Sixers 9-3 
 4. Vechta II 7-5 
 5. Aschersleben 6-4 
 6. Rendsburg 5-6 
 7. Westerstede 4-7 
 8. Weser Bsk/BTS 4-9 
 9. Hannover Korb. 3-7 
 10. ALBA Berlin II 3-9 
 11. Wusterhausen 3-9 
South-East
 1. Coburg 13-1 
 2. Treuchtlingen 12-2 
 3. Bad Aibling 12-4 
 4. Vilsbiburg 11-5 
 5. TSV Troester 11-5 
 6. Schwabing 9-7 
 7. Ansbach 7-9 
 8. Oberhaching 7-9 
 9. Jena II 7-9 
 10. Rosenheim 6-10 
 11. Zwickau 5-11 
 12. Leitershofen 5-11 
 13. Herzogenaurach 3-13 
 14. Bayreuth II 2-14 
South-West
 1. Schwenningen 14-2 
 2. Koblenz 11-5 
 3. Karlsruhe SC 11-5 
 4. Limburg 11-5 
 5. Speyer 10-6 
 6. Lich II 9-6 
 7. Langen 8-8 
 8. Fellbach 8-8 
 9. Mainz 6-10 
 10. Tuebingen II 6-10 
 11. Saarlouis/Dillingen 5-11 
 12. Stuttgart 5-11 
 13. Kaiserslautern 4-12 
 14. Heidelberg USC 3-12 
West
 1. Schwelm 14-3 
 2. Hagen BG 13-4 
 3. Muenster 13-4 
 4. Grevenbroich 11-5 
 5. Dorsten 11-6 
 6. Salzkotten 10-7 
 7. Duesseldorf 8-9 
 8. Bonn II 8-9 
 9. Herford 7-9 
 10. Ibbenbueren 7-10 
 11. Hertener Loewen 6-11 
 12. Frintrop 5-12 
 13. Hagen-Haspe 3-14 
 14. Bielefeld 2-15 
Full Standings
Last:1/23/2017
2.Regionalliga Standings
North-East
 1. Tiergarten 11-1 
 2. Berlin SSC 9-3 
 3. Charlottenburg 9-3 
 4. Zehlendorf 9-3 
 5. Stahnsdorf 2 5-6 
 6. Halle USV 5-7 
 7. Berlin SV 4-6 
 8. Wolmirstedt 4-7 
 9. Cottbus 4-8 
 10. Hermsdorf 4-8 
 11. ALBA Berlin III 3-7 
 12. Koepenick 2-10 
North-North
 1. Bergedorf 10-1 
 2. Hamburg-West 8-3 
 3. Bramfelder 7-2 
 4. Ebstorf 7-3 
 5. Eimsbuetteler 6-5 
 6. Rostock 6-5 
 7. Rist Wedel 2 5-6 
 8. Einfeld 3-6 
 9. Kieler 3-8 
 10. Kronshagen 3-8 
 11. Luebecker 2-7 
 12. Bremerhaven 2-8 
North-West
 1. Neustadt TSV 9-1 
 2. Wolfenbuettel 9-2 
 3. Goetting.ASC 8-2 
 4. Bramsche TuS 8-3 
 5. Goetting.BG II 7-4 
 6. Quakenbrueck 7-4 
 7. Oldenburg II 5-6 
 8. Buergerfelder 4-7 
 9. Osnabruecker TB 3-8 
 10. Weende-Goet. 3-8 
 11. Hameln 1-10 
 12. Langenhagen 1-10 
Southeast-North
 1. Gotha II 11-0 
 2. Bamberg 8-3 
 3. Wuerzburg Trop. 8-3 
 4. Neustadt DJK 7-4 
 5. Litzendorf 6-5 
 6. Chemnitz II 5-6 
 7. Dresden Tit.2 5-6 
 8. Erfurt 5-6 
 9. Neumarkt 5-6 
 10. Regensburg 3-8 
 11. Regnitztal 3-8 
 12. Nuernberg 0-11 
Southeast-South
 1. Muenchen Bsk 9-2 
 2. Muenchen OSB 9-2 
 3. Dachau 8-3 
 4. Leitershofen/S. II 8-4 
 5. Landsberg 6-5 
 6. Muenchen DJK 6-5 
 7. Passau 6-5 
 8. Jahn Freising 5-6 
 9. MIL Baskets 5-6 
 10. Schrobenhausen 3-9 
 11. Slama Jama 2-9 
 12. Ingolstadt 0-11 
Southwest-B-W
 1. Crailsheim II 11-2 
 2. Mannheim 11-2 
 3. Haiterbach 10-3 
 4. Kirchheim/Teck 10-3 
 5. Schwaebisch H. 10-3 
 6. Moehringen 7-6 
 7. Ulm BB 7-6 
 8. Heidelberg-Kir. 5-8 
 9. Reutlingen 4-9 
 10. Urspring 4-9 
 11. Karlsruhe PS II 3-10 
 12. Ludwigsb.BSG 3-10 
 13. Remseck 3-10 
 14. Stuttgart ESV 3-10 
Southwest-North
 1. Kronberg 10-2 
 2. Bergstrasse 10-3 
 3. Horchheim 8-5 
 4. Koblenz 2 7-5 
 5. Volklingen 7-5 
 6. Giessen 7-6 
 7. Langen II 7-6 
 8. Bensheim 6-6 
 9. Trier 2 6-7 
 10. Rossdorf 5-8 
 11. Kassel 4-9 
 12. Frankfurt Makk. 3-10 
 13. Bad Kreuznach 2-10 
West 1
 1. Bad Muenstereifel 7-1 
 2. Kamp-Lintfort 7-1 
 3. Deutzer 6-2 
 4. Sechtem SG 6-2 
 5. Barmer TV 4-4 
 6. Bonn-MTuS 4-4 
 7. Duesseldorf II 4-4 
 8. Leichlinger TV 3-5 
 9. Koeln II 2-6 
 10. Wuppertal 2-6 
 11. Zuelpich 2-6 
 12. Hilden 1-7 
West 2
 1. Westfalen M. 9-0 
 2. Wulfen 7-2 
 3. Dortmund 6-3 
 4. Bochum II 5-4 
 5. Muenster 2 5-4 
 6. Paderborn II 4-5 
 7. Schwelm II 4-5 
 8. Hagen BG 2 4-6 
 9. Hagen TSV 3-6 
 10. Bulmke 2-7 
 11. Werne 1-8 
Last:1/10/2017
Euroleague Standings
 1 CSKA 14-4 
 2 Real Madrid 13-5 
 3 Olympiacos 13-5 
 4 Baskonia 11-7 
 5 Fenerbahce 11-7 
 6 Panathinaikos 10-8 
 7 Darussafaka 10-8 
 8 Crvena Zvezda 10-8 
 9 FC Barcelona 8-10 
 10 Anadolu Efes 8-10 
 11 Unics 7-11 
 12 Brose Bask. 7-11 
 13 Maccabi T-A 6-12 
 14 Zalgiris 6-12 
 15 EA7 Armani 5-13 
 16 Galatasaray 5-13 
Last:1/20/2017
Eurocup Stage Two Standings
Group E
 1. Lokomotiv 3-0 
 2. UCAM Murcia 1-2 
 3. Gran Canaria 1-2 
 4. Fuenlabrada 1-2 
Group F
 1. B.Muenchen 3-0 
 2. Khimky 2-1 
 3. Lietkabelis 1-2 
 4. Ratiopharm 0-3 
Group G
 1. Zenit 2-1 
 2. Hapoel J-M 2-1 
 3. Lietuvos rytas 1-2 
 4. N.Novgorod 1-2 
Group H
 1. Valencia 3-0 
 2. Unicaja 2-1 
 3. ALBA 1-2 
 4. Cedevita 0-3 
Stage One Standings
Last:1/19/2017
Basketball Champions League Standings
Group A
 1 Monaco 11-2 
 2 Banvit BK 10-3 
 3 CEZ Nymburk 9-4 
 4 Aris 8-5 
 5 Fraport SKY 6-7 
 6 Ironi Nahariya 5-8 
 7 Helios 2-11 
 8 Bakken 1-12 
Group B
 1 Le Mans 9-4 
 2 Pinar Karsiyaka 8-5 
 3 Umana VE 8-5 
 4 Avtodor 6-7 
 5 Oradea 6-7 
 6 Kataja Basket 6-7 
 7 Maccabi Rishon 6-7 
 8 Khimik 3-10 
Group C
 1 ASVEL 10-3 
 2 EWE Baskets 9-4 
 3 Neptunas 9-4 
 4 Ventspils 7-6 
 5 PAOK 6-7 
 6 Usak 4-9 
 7 Openjobmetis V. 4-9 
 8 Rosa Radom 3-10 
Group D
 1 Iberostar Tener. 10-3 
 2 Scandone AV 9-4 
 3 Strasbourg 8-5 
 4 Juventus 8-5 
 5 Oostende 5-8 
 6 Cibona 5-8 
 7 Mega Leks 4-9 
 8 Mornar Bar 3-10 
Group E
 1 Besiktas 11-2 
 2 AEK Athens 8-5 
 3 Partizan 8-5 
 4 Ludwigsburg 8-5 
 5 Banco di Srd 6-7 
 6 Spirou 5-8 
 7 Stelmet ZG 4-9 
 8 Szolnok 2-11 
Last:1/19/2017
FIBA Europe Cup Standings
Group K
 1 Chalon 5-0 
 2 Gaziantep 4-1 
 3 Sodertalje 1-4 
 4 Targu Mures 0-5 
Group L
 1 Demir IBB 4-1 
 2 Antwerp 3-2 
 3 Gravelines 2-3 
 4 Prievidza 1-4 
Group M
 1 Telekom Bsk 4-1 
 2 Vytautas 4-1 
 3 Oberwart 1-4 
 4 Apoel 1-4 
Group N
 1 Nanterre 4-1 
 2 Kormend 3-2 
 3 Tsmoki-Minsk 2-3 
 4 Bnei Hertzeliyya 1-4 
Group O
 1 Alba 4-1 
 2 Pau-Lacq-Orthez 3-2 
 3 UBT Cluj Napoca 2-3 
 4 BK Pardubice 1-4 
Group P
 1 Enisey 4-1 
 2 Lukoil Acad. 3-2 
 3 Groningen 3-2 
 4 Benfica 0-5 
Stage One Standings
Last:1/18/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Raymar MORGAN
  Ratiopharm
  (203-F/C-88)
  Avg: 19.1
 1. Morgan, Ratiopharm19.1 
 2. Knight, Jena18.4 
 3. Bell, Phoenix Hagen18.3 
 4. Kikanovic, ALBA17.8 
 5. Jenkins, Jena16.5 
 6. Qvale, EWE Baskets16.3 
 7. Thompson, Telekom .16.1 
 8. Odum, Wuerzburg15.8 
 9. Ruoff, Goettingen15.7 
 10. Paulding, EWE B.15.1 
Rebounds Per Game
 Owen KLASSEN
  Phoenix .
  (208-C/F-91)
  Avg: 7.8
 1. Klassen, Phoenix .7.8 
 2. Pierre, Braunsch.7.7 
 3. Plaisted, Phoenix .7.3 
 4. McGhee, Walter T.7.2 
 5. Eatherton, Goett.7.1 
 6. Knight, Jena6.9 
 7. Cooley, Ludwigsb.6.9 
 8. Standharding., Vec.6.8 
 9. Morgan, Ratiopharm6.4 
 10. Marei, Bayreuth6.2 
Assists Per Game
 Jared JORDAN
  Walter T.
  (187-PG-84)
  Avg: 8.6
 1. Jordan, Walter T.8.6 
 2. Machado, Vechta8.2 
 3. Kramer, EWE B.6.8 
 4. Odum, Wuerzburg6.4 
 5. Hammonds, Ludwigsb.6.1 
 6. Bell, Phoenix Hagen6.1 
 7. Hobbs, Ratiopharm5.8 
 8. Siva, ALBA5.4 
 9. Ruoff, Goettingen5.0 
 10. Hulls, Bremerhaven4.8 
Steals Per Game
 Chris KRAMER
  EWE B.
  (191-G-88)
  Avg: 2.5
 1. Kramer, EWE B.2.5 
 2. Robertson, Fraport .2.3 
 3. Machado, Vechta2.0 
 4. Diggs, Bremerhaven1.8 
 5. Stewart, Walter T.1.8 
 6. Scrubb, Giessen .1.8 
 7. Hobbs, Ratiopharm1.7 
 8. Siva, ALBA1.7 
 9. Anderson, Bayreuth1.6 
 10. Bowlin, Giessen 46ers1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Geoffrey GROSELLE
  Braunsch.
  (212-C-93)
  Avg: 1.5
 1. Groselle, Braunsch.1.5 
 2. Kleber, B.Muenchen1.3 
 3. Theis, Brose Bask.1.2 
 4. Gamble, Telekom .1.1 
 5. Qvale, EWE Baskets1.0 
 6. Lane, Wuerzburg1.0 
 7. Plaisted, Phoenix .1.0 
 8. Ibekwe, Fraport .0.9 
 9. Gaffney, ALBA0.9 
 10. Elliott, Bremerhaven0.9 
Player of the Week

 Tony Gaffney
  ALBA
  ( 206-PF-102-84 )
  

 Michael Fleischmann
  Chemnitz
  ( 205-F-101-86 )
  

 Brandon Nazione
  Bayer Giants
  ( 202-F-101-94 )
  
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Round 20 (Regular Season)

ALBA 70% Jan.29 Giessen 46er
Fraport SKY 77% Jan.29 Walter Tiger
Bremerhaven 56% Jan.29 Jena
Ludwigsburg 63% Jan.29 Bayreuth
Vechta Jan.29 Brose Bask. 97%
Braunschweig Jan.28 EWE Baskets 72%
Goettingen Jan.28 Ratiopharm 85%
Wuerzburg Jan.27 B.Muenchen 86%
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Round 19 (Regular Season)

Oettinger R Jan.24 Crailsheim 57%
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Round 17 (Regular Season)

North
Wolfenbuette 60% Jan.29 Recklinghaus
Rist Wedel Jan.29 Art.Dragons 56%
Bochum 54% Jan.29 Itzehoe
Stahnsdorf Jan.29 Oldenburg 79%
Bernau 50% Jan.28 Rostock
Iserlohn 58% Jan.28 Schalke
South
FC Bayern I 58% Jan.30 Weissenhorn
Wuerzburg Jan.29 Karlsruhe P 67%
Fraport SKY Jan.28 Dragons 56%
Karlsruhe B 65% Jan.28 Noerdlingen
Elchingen 73% Jan.28 Leipzig
Licher Baere Jan.28 Bayer Giants 68%
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Round 18 (Regular Season)

North
Westerstede 72% Jan.28 Hannover Kor
Aschersleben Jan.28 RW Cuxhaven 60%
South-East
Zwickau 64% Jan.28 Jena II
TSV Troeste 89% Jan.28 Herzogenaura
Rosenheim 55% Jan.28 Leitershofen
Treuchtlinge 70% Jan.28 Bad Aibling
Vilsbiburg 71% Jan.28 Oberhaching
Ansbach 80% Jan.28 Bayreuth II
Schwabing Jan.28 Coburg 75%
South-West
Kaiserslaute 60% Jan.29 Fellbach
Heidelberg Jan.28 Speyer 72%
Karlsruhe S 59% Jan.28 Schwenningen
Koblenz 74% Jan.28 Lich II
Mainz 51% Jan.28 Langen
Tuebingen I 65% Jan.28 Saarlouis/Di
Limburg 74% Jan.28 Stuttgart
West
Frintrop Jan.28 Grevenbroich 80%
Bielefeld Jan.28 Ibbenbueren 65%
Hagen-Haspe Jan.28 Hertener Loe 65%
Duesseldorf 57% Jan.28 Bonn II
Herford Jan.28 Salzkotten 62%
Schwelm 68% Jan.28 Dorsten
Muenster Jan.28 Hagen BG 52%
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Round 19 (Regular Season)

Anadolu Efes Jan.25 Darussafaka 61%
Brose Bask. Jan.25 Real Madrid 78%
EA7 Armani Jan.25 Olympiacos 78%
Zalgiris Jan.25 CSKA 83%
Galatasaray 68% Jan.24 Maccabi T-A
Baskonia Jan.24 Crvena Zvezd 53%
Panathinaiko 58% Jan.24 FC Barcelona
Unics Jan.24 Fenerbahce 51%
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Round 4 (Second Stage)

Group E
Fuenlabrada Jan.25 Lokomotiv 84%
UCAM Murcia Jan.25 Gran Canaria 55%
Group F
Khimky 95% Jan.25 Ratiopharm
Lietkabelis Jan.25 B.Muenchen 86%
Group G
Hapoel J-M 58% Jan.25 Zenit
Lietuvos ryt 71% Jan.25 N.Novgorod
Group H
Cedevita Jan.25 ALBA 87%
Valencia 76% Jan.25 Unicaja
Next Round Schedule

Round 14 (Regular Season)

Group A
Fraport SKY 59% Jan.25 Ironi Nahari
Helios Jan.25 CEZ Nymburk 87%
Monaco 71% Jan.25 Aris
Bakken Jan.25 Banvit BK 93%
Group B
Avtodor Jan.24 Le Mans 52%
Kataja Bsk Jan.24 Pinar Karsiy 64%
Khimik 52% Jan.24 Macc.Rishon
Umana VE 59% Jan.24 Oradea
Group C
Usak Jan.24 ASVEL 83%
EWE Baskets 77% Jan.24 Openjobmetis
Rosa Radom Jan.24 Neptunas 83%
Ventspils 67% Jan.24 PAOK
Group D
Scandone AV 60% Jan.25 Juventus
Cibona 60% Jan.25 Oostende
Mega Leks Jan.25 Iberostar Te 81%
Mornar Bar Jan.25 Strasbourg 69%
Group E
AEK Athens 82% Jan.25 Stelmet ZG
Banco di Srd Jan.25 Partizan 58%
Spirou 65% Jan.25 Szolnok
Besiktas 74% Jan.25 Ludwigsburg
Next Round Schedule

Round 6 (Second Stage)

Group K
Gaziantep Jan.25 Chalon 56%
Targu Mures Jan.25 Sodertalje 66%
Group L
Demir IBB 71% Jan.25 Gravelines
Prievidza Jan.25 Antwerp 82%
Group M
Vytautas 59% Jan.25 Telekom Bsk
Tsmoki-Minsk Jan.25 Nanterre 70%
Apoel 69% Jan.25 Oberwart
Group N
Kormend 81% Jan.25 Bnei Hertzel
Group O
BK Pardubice 60% Jan.25 UBT Cluj Na
Alba 64% Jan.24 Pau-Lacq-Ort
Group P
Groningen 56% Jan.25 Lukoil Acad
Benfica Jan.25 Enisey 95%
Omari Knox: Spurring the Spurs - Jan 12, 2013


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Omari Knox
The Dachau Spurs knew what they would get, when they decided to sign Omari Knox (188-G-86, college: Bloomfield) for the 2012-13 season: A versatile, hardworking athlete with an open-minded character who will excel on both ends of the floor, a scoring threat and a player who shows terrific rebounding abilities for a guard.

They knew because it would be an encore. From 2009 to 2011 Knox and his compatriot Anthony Pettaway (203-C-87, college: Defiance) emerged as a highly productive duo in the 1. Regionalliga South-East and guided the Spurs to their greatest success in recent years, finishing the 2010-11 season in third place. While Pettaway would move on to Pro B team SC Rist Wedel that year and put up impressive numbers in the higher league the following season as well, Knox experienced the downside of professional basketball. The 26-year-old was still a free agent when the 2011-12 campaign kicked off and eventually would sit out a year, despite all the success that he had while playing in Dachau, despite earning Eurobasket.com All-RLSO Second Team honors and scoring almost 23 points a game. Thus, the Spurs knew what they would get bringing back Knox last summer, but would he be able to pick up where he had left off?
"I have to admit, it was very difficult to get back into game shape after sitting out a year", Knox said. "Even though I had been practicing with the high school players I was coaching, it didn't really compare to the type of workout I would put myself through when training for my own upcoming season. I started working out last February, not sure of whether I would even have a contract for the following season. I'm happy to say that the hard work is definitely paying off." Instead of playing, he taught the game of basketball at the Dwight Englewood School in Englewood, NJ. Knox said: "I was the head coach for the Freshmen team and assistant forboth theJunior-Varsity and Varsity teams. I enjoyed the experience very much. Dwight Englewood is a very prestigious school academically, and does not get a large pool of athletic talent. However, the head coach there, Eli Goldberger does a great job getting the kids to play hard for him. Last season we were able to continue the school's winning ways and finished with a record of 22-5, losing to nationally #1 ranked St. Anthony's in the third round of the state tournament. Coaching last season was quite an experience for me and I think it also helped with my growth as a player. It is definitely one of the things that I want to pursue when I am finished with my playing career."

Averaging 24.4 points, 8.7 rebounds and 2.8 steals a game this season the Brooklyn, New York, native is back in production mode and simply indispensable on a somewhat pressured Dachau team. "At 4-9we have definitely been struggling this season. Our team is pretty young and lacks experience. We don't have a hugefrontcourtand have had to try and find different ways to make up for it. We always play hard which is why we have been able to compete and be in close games, losing only by a few points. However, having a thin roster has also been a major problem for us", Knox told Eurobasket.com.

Being short of bigs and without notable presence in the paint Dachau coach Florian Kroepelin is happy to have the best rebounding guard of the Regionalliga on his team. Standing only 6'2'' tall does not affect Knox's proficiency in clearing the boards. "I've always tried to be a good rebounder from the guard position", Knox said. "Even in college I was pretty good [he averaged 7.1 and 6.7 rebounds per game respectively in his last two years at NCAA D2 school Bloomfield]. Many guards don't really make the effort to go after the rebound. On the offensive end it gives you the opportunity to score more points. On the defensive end, it takes some of the pressure off of the big guys when the team has a guard who can help rebound. Not to mention, I don't have to wait for an outlet pass, and can start the break right away."

Those fast breaks will often end with Knox slashing to the hole, while outside shooting is not that much of a factor in his game as it used to be at an earlier stage of his career. In 13 games played this season, Knox hit a solid 39.2% (20/51) from beyond the arc, but due to his role in Dachau he is scoring less from the perimeter compared to his college days at Bloomfield, when he ranked amongst the top shooter in all of NCAA D2, nailing 91 of his 227 three point attempts as a senior. "I was actually thinking about this while working out at my old college over the Christmas break", Knox said, who continued: "When I first got to college, I worked on my three point shooting regularly because it was a weakness in my game. I eventually became a good shooter. When I got to Europe I felt like I needed to become more of a threat. I felt like I needed to be much more than a three point shooter, so I've worked on other aspects of my game. One of the areas I've worked heavily on improving is my mid-range game, which has really been beneficial this season."

Taking on the Dachau Spurs, any opposing team in the RLSO will focus on giving Knox a hard time to be as efficient as he usually is. And his teammates will look for him, when the game is heating up. Is there a way of learning how to become a difference maker and a clutch player? Knox said: "I think that being a go-to-guy is something that you can learn over time, and not necessarily have to be born with. I think it depends on a number of things like talent and work ethic, but most importantly the player has to be tough mentally."

Currently in his third season with the Spurs, the Brooklyn native has "grown to love it in Bavaria" and relishes the "pretty quiet and relaxing" city of Dachau as well as being close to the Bavarian capital: "Whenever I want to get out and enjoy myself I am only 15 minutes from Munich", he said. But though Dachau feels like home away from home, making the transition to a league above the RLSO for next season after dominating this competition for three years, sounds like an appealing challenge without a doubt as Knox said: "I wish there were a few more Bundesliga teams in Bavaria because I would love to stay in the area, but of course I would like to play at a higher level as well. Hopefully, I attract the interest of some of them this year."   




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