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National League Standings
 1. Sony Centre F. 16-1 
 2. St.Mirren S. 13-3 
 3. Boroughmuir 12-4 
 4. Edinburgh K. 12-4 
 5. Glasgow Storm 7-8 
 6. Dunfermline R. 6-10 
 7. Stirling K. 5-11 
 8. Edinburgh U. 5-11 
 9. Glasgow Univ. 3-13 
 10. Tayside 2-16 
Full Standings
Stats Leaders

Points Per Game
 1 Collins, St.M20.5 
 2 Fraser, C.Erik19.8 
 3 Donnelly, C.Erik18.9 
 4 Flockhart, Ed.K.17.9 
 5 Bunyan, C.Erik17.8 
 6 Thomas, Troon15.9 
 7 Gibson, ELoth15.8 
 8 Pearson, Troon15.5 
 9 P.Campbell, Ed.K.15.2 
 10 E.Campbell Tro13.4 

Scottish Basketball (Men)

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Round 37 (Regular Season)

Sony Centre 70% Mar.3 Edinburgh K
Stirling K. Mar.3 Glasgow Stor 54%
Carson's Corner: Rocks v Giants - Oct 16, 2012


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EJ Harrison
Tha EJ Harrison (186-PG-76, college: Connecticut) fella cant half play! What a display from the veteran guard on Sunday, with 27 points to lead the team to their first victory at the Emirates Arena.

Basketball, of course, isnt a one man sport and he was ably assisted by Achara, who appeared closer to match fitness this week and looked a lot sharper than he did against the Eagles.

How many times was he left wide open? Far too many, in truth, but were hardly going to whinge about that, are we?

The performance was certainly a significant improvement from the week before, but it was hardly the finished article. I feel that it will have done their confidence an absolute world of good, knowing that they can play right to the last basket and grind out a come from behind win against a very good side.
As Sterl commented after the game, the more games this team can get under their belt, the more familiar they will become around each other and, one assumes, the better the team will become.

A word though, about the Manchester Giants. They may be a new franchise, but they are a roster full of BBL veterans who can be relied on night after night to give everything theyve got. How many times has David Aliu (198-F-81, college: Morehead St.) destroyed the Rocks in the past? I feel that they are a team that will be in contention for a top four spot come the final games of the season and the two teams on Sunday were very evenly matched, as the 88-85 score would suggest. They too will only improve as the season progresses.

Back to the Rocks, though. In the last two weeks, we have seen exactly what we were missing last season. A healthy EJ Harrison is one of the best guards in this league. While Robinson perhaps wasnt as convincing as he was against the Eagles, it is early days for him and Ive no doubt that he and E.J. will be the perfect combo.

I cant help but feel, however, that the success of the team will depend largely on just how long big Kieron stays with the club. The fact that he has averaged 18 pts, 12.5 rbs and 3 blocks in his two games, without playing at 100% fitness suggests he is a massive part of the roster. The problem being, of course, that we dont know just how long he will stick around. While he stated afterwards that he was in no hurry to leave Glasgow, he also stated that he doesnt see himself staying the entire season.

That is a worry for me, but I suppose we can cross that bridge when we come to it. For now, lets all just bask in the glory of a terrific, thrilling first home win of the season.
Courtesy of: http://www.glasgowrocks.co.uk   



National League Round 35 of Regular Season - 2 days ago
The games at this stage are more interesting as they can be crucial for the final standings in Regular Season. Despite we already know who is stronger and who is weaker, there may be still last minute surprises and upsets. The game in Dunfermline was quite interesting. Fourth ranked Edinburgh Kings (12-4) played at the court of 6th ranked Dunfermline Reign (6-10). Edinburgh Kings defeated Dunfermline Reign 89-74 on Saturday. Edinburgh Kings moved-up to third place, which they share with...   [read more]

Kieron
Achara
Kieron Achara selected the top Scot playing abroad in last week's games - 3 days ago
Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of Scots who are currently playing abroad. This week's number one is an experienced former international power forward Kieron Achara (208-83, agency: Two Points). He led Glasgow Rocks to a victory over the closely-ranked Plymouth Raiders in the British BBL in Sunday night's game.    [read more]
National League Round 34: Boroughmuir lose to Sony Centre Fury in the game between Top 4 teams - 3 days ago
The games are now more important than at the beginning of the Regular Season. We may still expect few shocking results in upcoming 4 rounds. Host teams show no mercy winning all games. The game between Top Four teams took place in Falkirk. First ranked host Sony Centre Fury (16-1) defeated 3rd ranked Boroughmuir (12-4) 74-68. It ended at the same time the seven-game winning streak of Boroughmuir. Sony Centre Fury have an impressive eight-game winning streak. They maintain first position...   [read more]


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FURY MEN EDGE CLOSER TO TITLE WITH UNI WIN - 7 days ago  
National League Round 31 of Regular Season - 10 days ago  
Sony Centre Fury extinguish Blaze to lift 2017 Scottish Cup - 16 days ago  
GLASGOW ROCKS DEFEAT LONDON TO STAY TOP 3 - 18 days ago  
FURY COMPLETE SATURDAY TREBLE - 18 days ago  
FURY MOVE CLOSER TO TITLE WITH 17pt WIN - 18 days ago  
National League Round 30: Boroughmuir edge Dunfermline Reign by two points - 23 days ago  
National League Round 29: Leader Sony Centre Fury gets another victory - 24 days ago  
National League Round 28: Edinburgh Kings beat Edinburgh U. by two after a very close game - 30 days ago  
National League Round 27: St.Mirren S. is defeated by Boroughmuir - 1 month ago  
National League Round 26: Top-ranked Sony Centre Fury wins another game - 1 month ago  
National League Round 25: Bottom-ranked Stirling K. wins against Edinburgh U. - 1 month ago  
Gareth Murray named Scotland U16 Men's Head Coach - 1 month ago  
National League Round 24: Bottom-ranked Tayside wins against Edinburgh U. - 2 months ago  
National League Round 23: Edinburgh Kings lose to Boroughmuir - 2 months ago  
National League Round 22: Edunburgh Kings keep a leadership position - 2 months ago  
National League Round 21: Glasgow wins their first game - 3 months ago  
National League Round 20 of Regular Season - 3 months ago  
HAMMERSCHMIDT HITS 14 THREES TO BREAK NBA RECORD! - 3 months ago  
National League Round 18: Leader Sony Centre Fury gets another victory - 3 months ago  
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