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 Maurice WALKER
  Worceste.
  (208-F/C-91)
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 2. Hassan, London L.21.1 
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 Maurice WALKER
  Worceste.
  (208-F/C-91)
  Avg: 11.3
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 2. Wroblicky, Sheffiel.8.5 
 3. Hassan, London L.8.5 
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 5. King, Leicester R.8.1 
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 Marek KLASSEN
  Worceste.
  (185-G-92)
  Avg: 6.8
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 2. Clark, Leicester R.6.6 
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 Rhys CARTER
  Plymouth.
  (190-G-84)
  Avg: 3
 1. Carter, Plymouth.3.0 
 2. Taylor, London L.2.6 
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 5. Bernardini, Leiceste.1.9 
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 7. Nicholas, Plymouth R.1.9 
 8. Defoe, Newcastl.1.8 
 9. Sanders, Leeds F.1.8 
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Blocks Per Game
 Shaheed DAVIS
  Sheffield S.
  (206-F-94)
  Avg: 1.5
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 7. Walker, Leiceste.0.9 
 8. Sullivan, Leiceste.0.9 
 9. McWhorter, Worceste.0.8 
 10. Bell, Manchest.0.8 

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Hemel Storm 91% Jan.21 Westminster
Loughborough 61% Jan.21 Essex L.
Lancashire S Jan.21 Bradford D. 63%
Derby T. 55% Jan.21 Reading R.
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Luol Deng selected the top British players playing abroad in last week's games - Jan 23, 2013


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We bring you last week's top performances from British players who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level.


Luol Deng
Luol Deng
   #1. This week's number one is an international forward Luol Deng (206-85, agency: Interperformances, college: Duke, currently plays in NBA). He was the major contributor in an overtime Chicago Bulls' victory against the Toronto Raptors (15-26) 107-105 in the NBA in Wednesday night's game. Deng scored 19 points, grabbed 6 rebounds and dished 7 assists (was perfect 6-for-6 from the free throw line) in 48 minutes on the court. The Chicago Bulls have 24-16 record this season. It's Deng's ninth year with the team. He has individually a very good year with high stats. Deng averages: 17.4ppg, 6.4rpg, 3.0apg, 1.1spg, 2FGP: 46.5%, 3FGP: 34.0% and FT: 81.8% in the 38 games he played so far. He has a dual citizenship: British and Sudanese. Deng is currently a member of the British senior national team.

Dante Cunningham
Dante Cunningham
   #2. Second place goes to former international forward Dante Cunningham (203-87, college: Villanova, currently plays in NBA), who plays in the NBA. He could not help the Minnesota Timberwolves (17-21) in their last game on Monday. Despite Cunningham's good performance the Minnesota Timberwolves were defeated 104-96 on the road by the Atlanta Hawks. He recorded 13 points, 4 rebounds and 2 blocks. It's Cunningham's first season with the team. Cunningham has relatively good stats this year: 7.6ppg, 5.4rpg, 2FGP: 44.9% and FT: 63.4%. He is a naturalized American. Cunningham played for the British national team in 2008. Strangely he has never played in United Kingdom.

Ben Gordon
Ben Gordon
   #3. The British player who performed third best last week abroad was an international guard Ben Gordon (188-83, college: Connecticut, currently plays in NBA), who plays in the NBA. Gordon was not able to help the Charlotte Bobcats (10-31) in their last game. Despite his good performance the Charlotte Bobcats lost 93-97 in Sacramento to the Kings. Gordon scored 12 points in a mere 17 minutes. Gordon has very impressive stats this year: 13.0ppg, 1.9rpg, 2.2apg, 2FGP: 46.4%, 3FGP: 40.7% and FT: 83.3% in the 36 games. He is a naturalized American. Gordon is also a member of the British senior national team. Apparently he has never played in United Kingdom.

Tafari Toney
Tafari Toney
   #4. Power forward Tafari Toney (203-86, currently plays in France) was not able to secure a victory for Charleville-Mezieres (6-11) in their game against Hyeres-Toulon (7-12) in the French ProB (second division), despite his very good performance last Friday. He had a double-double by scoring 29 points and getting 14 rebounds in 46 minutes. But Charleville-Mezieres lost in an overtime 93-99 on the opponent's court to the lower-ranked (#15) Hyeres-Toulon. It was Charleville-Mezieres' fourth consecutive loss in a row. This year Toney has relatively solid stats: 13.1ppg, 7.4rpg, 1.7apg and 1.6spg in the 18 games. He is a naturalized American. Toney used to play for the British national team back in 2009. He played also for Newcastle Eagles in British league.

Andrew Lawrence
Andrew Lawrence
   #5. International point guard Andrew Lawrence (185-90, currently plays college basketball in the States) couldn't help the Charleston (4-3) in their game against the Davidson College (6-1) in the NCAA. Despite his very good performance on Saturday night Lawrence recorded 18 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists. Lawrence is one of the most experienced players in a team as it's his fourth year in Charleston's roster. He has reliable stats this season: 13.1ppg, 7.4rpg, 1.7apg and 1.6spg. Lawrence plays currently for the British national team.

Myles Hesson
Myles Hesson
   #6. Forward Myles Hesson (195-90, agency: Two Points, currently plays in Germany) couldn't help Weissenhorn Youngstars (9-6) in their game against Dragons Rhoendorf (14-1) in the German ProB (third division), despite his very good performance in Friday night's game. He was the top scorer with 25 points. Hesson also added 9 rebounds in 37 minutes. But the second-placed Weissenhorn Youngstars lost 67-73 in Rhoendorf to the leading Dragons in the Group South. Hesson has very impressive stats this year: 18.2ppg, 8.9rpg, 1.1apg, 1.4bpg and 1.6spg in the 15 games. He is an international player who is currently on the senior British National Team roster.

Joel Freeland
Joel Freeland
   #7. International forward Joel Freeland (208-87, currently plays in NBA) couldn't help the Portland Trail Blazers (20-21) in their game against the Cleveland Cavaliers (11-32) in the NBA. Freeland cannot count Wednesday's game as one of the best ones. He scored only 3 points in 12 minutes. The Portland Trail Blazers lost 88-93 in Cleveland to the Cavaliers. It was Trail Blazers' sixth consecutive loss in a row. This year Freeland's overall stats are: 2.3ppg and 2.2rpg in the 26 games. He is also British national team player.

Alhaji Fullah
Alhaji Fullah
   #8. Power forward Alhaji Fullah (201-89, currently studies in the States) contributed to a Charleston So.'s victory against the High Point University (3-2) 83-75 in the NCAA in Saturday night's game. Fullah recorded 8 points, 5 rebounds and 3 blocks. The Charleston Southern University has 5-0 conference record this season. So far his team won all five games in the conference. Fullah's total stats this season are: 2.3ppg and 2.2rpg. He used to play for the British U20 national team back in 2009.

Kyle Johnson
Kyle Johnson
   #9. International guard Kyle Johnson (195-88, college: LIU Brooklyn, currently plays in Italy) led Sutor Montegranaro to an easy victory against the closely-ranked Air Avellino (4-12) crushing them 95-71 in the Italian SerieA last Sunday. Johnson recorded 12 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 21 minutes. Sutor Montegranaro (5-11) is placed 13th in the SerieA. This year Johnson's total stats are: 6.8ppg and 3.2rpg in the 16 games. He is also in the roster of the British national team.

Ben Mockford
Ben Mockford
   #10. Guard Ben Mockford (188-89, is currently at the American university) couldn't help the St.Francis, NY (4-2) in their game against the Monmouth University (2-4) in the NCAA, despite his very good performance on Thursday night. Mockford scored 15 points in 33 minutes. But the St.Francis, NY lost 67-71 at home to the Monmouth University. Mockford's stats this year are: 11.7ppg, 4.9rpg and 4.0apg in the 18 games. He is a former U20 international player as four years ago he still played for the British national team.

   #11. Former international forward Ashley Hamilton (201-88, currently plays college basketball in the States) couldn't help the Loyola Mary in their game against the University of San Diego in the NCAA, despite his very good performance last Wednesday. He recorded 15 points, 8 rebounds and 3 blocks in 29 minutes. But his team lost 70-78. Hamilton averaged so far 11.7ppg, 4.9rpg and 4.0apg in the 18 games. He used to play for the British national team two years ago.

   #12. Former U20 international forward Will Neighbour (208-90, currently plays college basketball in the States) helped UALR win their game against the Western Kentucky University 59-54 in the NCAA on Saturday night. Neighbour recorded 9 points and had 3 steals. Neighbour averaged so far 11.7ppg, 4.9rpg and 4.0apg. He used to play for the British U20 national team back in 2010.

   #13. U20 international point guard Josh Owen-Thomas (186-92, currently plays in Canada) led University of Calgary to a 1-point victory against the Spartans 93-92 in the Canadian university league CIS in Saturday night's game. He recorded 11 points. Owen-Thomas has averaged so far 6.6ppg, 2.9rpg, 1.6apg and 1.2spg. He is also British U20 national team player.

   #14. Former U20 international center Fahro Alihodzic (208-89, currently plays college basketball in the States) couldn't help the UAB in their game against the University of Southern Mississippi in the NCAA. Alihodzic recorded 8 points, 4 rebounds and 2 blocks in 33 minutes. His team lost 59-74. Alihodzic has averaged so far 6.6ppg, 2.9rpg, 1.6apg and 1.2spg in the 14 games. He used to play for the British U20 national team back in 2009.

   #15. Former U20 international forward Robert Gilchrist (206-90, currently plays college basketball in the States) couldn't help the Florida St. in their game against the The University of Virginia in the NCAA. Gilchrist recorded only 4 points in 9 minutes on the court. His team was badly defeated by 20 points 56-36. Gilchrist averaged so far 11.3ppg, 3.1rpg and 4.5apg in the 17 games. He used to play for the British U20 national team three years ago.


The list of other players, who all have British passport but never been selected to any of British national teams:

   #1. Experienced Darren Phillip (201-F-78, college: Fairfield, currently plays in Argentina) led Union Progresista to a surprising victory over the fourth-ranked Olimpico de La Banda (18-12) 78-68 in the Argentinian LigaA in Friday night's game. Phillip was MVP of the game. He scored 24 points and grabbed 9 rebounds. Union Progresista (10-18) is placed 13th in the LigaA. It was his team's first victory after three consecutive loses. Phillip is currently first on the league's list of top scorers and also on the list of best rebounders (first place). He has individually a very good season with high stats. Phillip averages: 19.4ppg, 11.7rpg, 1.2apg and 1.1spg. He is a naturalized American. Interesting that Phillip has never played in United Kingdom.

   #2. Daryl Corletto (193-G-81, currently plays in Australia) was the major contributor in a New Zealand Breakers' victory against one of league's weakest teams Adelaide 36ers (6-12) 84-66 in the Australian NBL last Sunday. Corletto scored 15 points. New Zealand Breakers (15-3) are placed first in the NBL. It was his team's seventh consecutive victory in a row. Corletto's overall stats this season are: 7.9ppg and 1.1rpg. He has a dual citizenship: British and Australian. Despite Corletto's British passport, he previously played for the Australian U22 national team and is probably not eligible to play for the British team.

   #3. Oladapo Ayuba (198-F-86, college: UMKC, currently plays in EuroChallenge) led his Swedish team Norrkoping Dolphins to a 2-point victory against the closely-ranked Tofas (1-1) 84-82 in the EuroChallenge on Tuesday night. Ayuba scored 11 points and grabbed 6 rebounds. Norrkoping Dolphins (1-1) is placed second in group K. It was his team's first victory after four consecutive loses. There are only four games left until the end of the EuroChallenge Top 16. So now every game will be critical. Ayuba has been at the team for four years. He averaged so far 11.7ppg, 6.6rpg and 1.1apg. Ayuba is a naturalized American. Interesting that he has never played in United Kingdom.

   #4. Tommy Pereira (188-PG, currently plays college basketball in the States) led Rider to a victory against the St.Peter's College (1-1) 66-54 in the NCAA in Thursday night's game. Pereira scored 17 points in 27 minutes. The Rider University has a solid 5-2 conference record this season. It was his team's fourth consecutive victory in a row. Pereira's stats this year are: 11.7ppg, 6.6rpg and 1.1apg in the seven games he played so far.

   #5. Sullivan Phillips (198-G/F-79, college: Wash.Adventist, currently plays in Germany), who plays in the German ProA (second division) could not help one of league's weakest teams BG Goettingen (14-4) in their last game on Sunday. Despite his very good performance BG Goettingen was crushed 100-68 on the road by the leading SC Rasta Vechta. Phillips was the second best scorer with 15 points. He also added 3 passes. Phillips averaged so far 11.7ppg, 4.9rpg and 4.0apg. He is another player who holds two passports: Bermudas and British.

   #6. Keith Rendleman (203-F-90, currently studies in the States) contributed to NC-Wilmington's victory against the Old Dominion University 65-60 in the NCAA in Wednesday night's game. Rendleman recorded a double-double by scoring 14 points and getting 13 rebounds. Rendleman averaged so far 11.7ppg, 4.9rpg and 4.0apg.

   #7. Mike Helsby (195-G/F-89, currently plays in Canada) led Waterloo University to a victory over the Golden Hawks 67-60 in a derby game in the Canadian university league CIS in Wednesday night's game. Helsby was MVP of the game. He scored 17 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 29 minutes. Helsby has averaged so far 6.6ppg, 4.5rpg, 3.1apg and 1.1spg in the 11 games. He has both British and Canadian nationalities.

   #8. Mikey Manghum (188-G, is currently at the American university) contributed to ORU's victory against the Texas A&M - Corpus Christi 64-52 in the NCAA last Thursday. Manghum scored 8 points. Manghum has averaged so far 6.6ppg, 4.5rpg, 3.1apg and 1.1spg.

   #9. Prince Ibeh (208-C-94, currently plays college basketball in the States) was not able to help the Texas in their game against the The University of Oklahoma in the NCAA. He scored 8 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 16 minutes. His team lost 67-73. Ibeh has averaged so far 6.6ppg, 4.5rpg, 3.1apg and 1.1spg in the 11 games.

   #10. Lee Jeka (187-G-83, agency: Limelight Hoops, currently plays in Germany) managed to help Science City Jena to win against the closely-ranked NBC 94-83 in the German ProA (second division) on Friday night. Jeka scored only 4 points, had 4 rebounds and dished 8 assists. Jeka averaged so far 11.3ppg, 3.1rpg and 4.5apg. He also holds two passports: British and Australian.   




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