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 Zaire TAYLOR
  London L.
  (193-G-86)
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 Mike DINUNNO
  Cheshire.
  (180-PG-90)
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 Kieron ACHARA
  Glasgow .
  (208-F/C-83)
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Matthew Bryan-Amaning selected the top British players playing abroad in last week's games - Mar 15, 2017


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Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of British players who are currently playing abroad.


Matthew Bryan-Amaning
Matthew Bryan-Amaning
   #1. This week's number one is an international forward Matthew Bryan-Amaning (205-88, college: Washington, currently plays in Japan). He led Fukuoka Rizing to a victory over the closely-ranked Otsuka Alphas Tokyo (18-12) 85-76 in the Japanese B League D3 in Saturday night's game. Bryan-Amaning was MVP of the game. He scored 18 points, grabbed 9 rebounds and made 3 blocks in 30 minutes on the court. It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. Fukuoka Rizing (26-4) is placed second in the B League D3. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. Bryan-Amaning has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages: 16.4ppg, 7.1rpg, 1.4apg, 1.3bpg, 1.2spg, 2FGP: 56.4%(247-438), 3FGP: 25.5% and FT: 59.8% in 39 games he played so far. Bryan-Amaning has a dual citizenship: Ghanian and British. Ex-London Lions player is currently a member of the British senior national team.

Andrew Lawrence
Andrew Lawrence
   #2. Second place goes to an international point guard Andrew Lawrence (185-90, agency: Two Points, college: Charleston, currently plays in France). He could not help one of league's weakest teams Chalons-Reims (8-14) in their last game on Saturday. Despite Lawrence's very good performance Chalons-Reims was defeated 86-73 on the road by the higher-ranked JDA Dijon (#13). He was the second best scorer with 16 points. Lawrence also added 4 rebounds. It's Lawrence's first season with the team. His overall stats this year are: 6.5ppg, 1.3rpg, 2.8apg, 1.1spg, 2FGP: 34.8%, 3FGP: 37.9% and FT: 64.0%. Lawrence is in the roster of the British senior national team.

Joel Freeland
Joel Freeland
   #3. The British player who performed third best last week abroad was former international power forward Joel Freeland (209-87, currently plays in VTB United League). He managed to help CSKA Moscow in a victory against the eighth-ranked VEF Riga (8-9) 99-83 in the VTB United League on Sunday night. Freeland scored only 2 points in 7 minutes on the court. CSKA Moscow (18-2) is placed first in the VTB United League. It was his team's fourth consecutive victory in a row. There are only four games left until the end of the VTB United League Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. This year Freeland's overall stats are: 3.3ppg, 2.1rpg, 2FGP: 44.0% and FT: 66.7% in eight games. He played for the British national team three years ago.

Dzaflo Larkai
Dzaflo Larkai
   #4. An experienced power forward Dzaflo Larkai (203-81, agency: Interperformances, college: Bellarmine, currently plays in Japan) was not able to help Cyberdyne IR (18-26) in their last game on Sunday. Despite Larkai's very good performance the fifth-placed Cyberdyne IR (18-26) were edged 64-61 in Tokyo by the higher-ranked Earthfriends Z (#3) in the East group. He recorded a double-double by scoring 18 points and getting 10 rebounds. Larkai's total stats this season are: 6.3ppg and 3.9rpg. He used to play for the British national team back in 2013.

Ashley Hamilton
Ashley Hamilton
   #5. International forward Ashley Hamilton (201-88, agency: Court Side, college: Loyola Mary, currently plays in Greece) contributed to an easy victory against the closely-ranked Koroivos (7-14) crushing them 93-63 in the Greek A1 last Saturday. Hamilton scored 11 points, had 5 rebounds and dished 3 assists in a mere 18 minutes. GS Lavrio (8-13) is placed ninth in the A1. They ended the series of three consecutive loses. This year Hamilton's total stats are: 8.2ppg and 4.3rpg in 21 games. He plays currently for the British national team.

Gabriel Olaseni
Gabriel Olaseni
   #6. Center Gabriel Olaseni (211-91, agency: Pensack Sports, college: Iowa, currently plays in France) was not able to secure a victory for Entente Orleans 45 (6-16) in their last game on Saturday. Despite Olaseni's good performance Entente Orleans 45 was defeated 67-59 on the opponent's court by the much higher-ranked Gravelines-Dunkerque (#7). He recorded a double-double by scoring 11 points and getting 12 rebounds. It was his first game for Entente Orleans 45 this season. Olaseni is an international player who is currently on the senior British National Team roster.

Ogooluwa Adegboye
Ogooluwa Adegboye
   #7. International point guard Ogooluwa Adegboye (182-87, agency: Octagon Europe, college: St.Bonaventure, currently plays in Italy) was the major contributor in an Unieuro Forli's victory against the 16th-ranked Recanati (6-18) 89-74 in the Italian Serie A2 (second division) in Sunday night's game. He scored 18 points, had 4 rebounds and dished 4 assists in 28 minutes. Unieuro 2.015 Forli (6-18) is placed 15th in East group. Adegboye has very impressive stats this year: 17.4ppg, 3.2rpg, 3.4apg and 1.4spg in five games. He is also British national team player.

Fahro Alihodzic
Fahro Alihodzic
   #8. Center Fahro Alihodzic (208-89, college: UAB, currently plays in Greece) couldn't help Panionios (19-2) in their game against Iraklis (18-3) in the Greek A2 (second division). He scored 9 points and grabbed 9 rebounds in 22 minutes. But the league leader Panionios was edged 80-79 in Thessaloniki by the second-ranked Iraklis. It was Panionios' first loss after six consecutive victories. Alihodzic has relatively good stats this year: 13.2ppg and 6.4rpg in 20 games. He plays currently for the British national team.

Nigel Van Oostrum
Nigel Van Oostrum
   #9. Former U20 international guard Nigel Van Oostrum (196-90, also represented by Court Side, college: Park, currently plays in Holland) contributed to an easy victory against the sixth-ranked Leeuwarden (7-16) 81-63 in the Dutch Eredivisie last Sunday. Van Oostrum scored 6 points, made 3 passes and 3 steals in 22 minutes. Landstede Basketbal Zwolle (17-6) is placed second in the Eredivisie. It was his team's fourth consecutive victory in a row. Van Oostrum has averaged so far 4.1ppg, 2.7rpg, 4.4apg and 1.6spg in 23 games. He used to play for the British U20 national team seven years ago.

Luke Nelson
Luke Nelson
   #10. Guard Luke Nelson (190-95, currently plays college basketball in the States) contributed to Cal-Irvine's victory against the University of California, Riverside (5-11) 76-67 in the NCAA in Thursday night's game. Nelson scored 19 points, had 5 rebounds and dished 5 assists in 32 minutes. The University of California-Irvine has a solid 12-4 conference record this season. His team will play only one more game in the NCAA Regular Season. And now that game is very crucial. Nelson is one of the most experienced players in a team as it's his fourth year in Cal-Irvine's roster. Nelson has very impressive stats this season: 17.0ppg, 3.4rpg, 2.7apg and 1.5spg in 16 games. He is a former international player as three years ago he still played for the British senior national team.

   #11. International guard Teddy Okereafor (193-92, agency: Promotex, college: Rider, currently plays in Italy) couldn't help The Flexx PT in their game against Umana Venezia in the Italian Serie A. Okereafor recorded only 4 points and added 3 passes. His team was defeated 78-71. He has averaged so far 5.4ppg, 3.1rpg and 2.5apg. Okereafor plays currently for the British national team.

   #12. Former U18 international center Kingsley Okoroh (216-95, currently studies in the States) couldn't help the one of league's weakest teams California in their game against the University of Oregon in the NCAA. He recorded 8 points, 9 rebounds and 3 blocks in 31 minutes. His team lost 65-73. Okoroh has averaged so far 4.6ppg, 5.6rpg and 2.1bpg in 33 games. He used to play for the British U18 national team back in 2013.

   #13. Former international power forward Laurence Ekperigin (200-88, college: Le Moyne, currently plays in France) contributed to Nantes' victory against the 13th-ranked Chorale de Roanne 77-73 in the French ProB (second division) in Friday night's game. Ekperigin recorded 12 points, 6 rebounds and 8 assists. This season he has relatively solid stats: 11.5ppg, 7.9rpg, 1.8apg and 1.1spg. Ekperigin is a naturalized American. He used to play for the British national team six years ago. Strangely Ekperigin has never played in United Kingdom.

   #14. U18 international forward Carl Wheatle (196-98, currently plays in Italy) couldn't help Angelico Biella in their game against Legnano in the Italian Serie A2 (second division). He cannot count Sunday's game as one of the best ones. Wheatle scored only one point and grabbed 5 rebounds in 27 minutes. His team lost 85-90. He has averaged so far 5.2ppg and 3.1rpg in 23 games. Wheatle plays currently for the British U18 national team.

   #15. Former U20 international forward Jesse Chuku (203-93, college: Lehigh, currently plays in Greece) couldn't help Kolossos HH in their game against Kymis in the Greek A1. He scored only 4 points. His team was defeated 74-64. Chuku has averaged so far 5.4ppg and 2.7rpg. He used to play for the British U20 national team five years ago.


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

   #1. Michael Ojo (195-G-89, college: Lehigh, currently plays in Austria) was the major contributor in a Gmunden Swans' victory against the closely-ranked Raiffeisen Wels (13-12) 84-66 in the Austrian A Bundesliga last Monday. Ojo recorded 16 points and added 3 passes. It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. Basket Swans Gmunden (19-7) is placed second in the A Bundesliga. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. Ojo has relatively good stats this season: 11.9ppg, 5.3rpg and 3.7apg. He is a naturalized American. Ojo used to play for Airwaves Plymouth Raiders in British league.

   #2. Kofi Josephs (198-G-91, college: Fort Lewis, currently plays in Germany) could not help Hertener Loewen (10-13) in their last game on Saturday. Despite Josephs' very good performance Hertener Loewen (#11) was crushed 95-70 at home by the leading SG Schwelmer Baskets in the West group. He was the top scorer with 24 points. Josephs also added 5 rebounds. There are only three games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. Josephs has individually a very good season with high stats. He averages: 18.0ppg, 4.3rpg, 1.5apg and 1.6spg.

   #3. Nicholas Spires (210-C-94, currently plays in Sweden) led Sodertalje Kings to an easy victory against the league outsider Malbas (3-26) crushing them 103-73 in the Swedish Basketligan on Monday night. Spires scored 14 points, had 5 rebounds and made 4 blocks. Sodertalje Kings (20-8) is placed third in the Basketligan. There are only two games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game is very crucial. Spires has averaged so far 8.6ppg, 6.1rpg and 1.5bpg. He has a dual citizenship: British and Swedish.

   #4. Deane Williams (203-F-96, currently plays in NCAA2) led Augusta University to an easy victory against the Columbus State University (11-9) crushing them 102-68 in the NCAA2 on Saturday night. Williams recorded 12 points, 9 rebounds, 3 assists and made 2 blocks in 25 minutes. It was the game of the round between two top 2 ranked teams in Division East. The Augusta University has a solid 14-5 record this season. His team will play only one more game in the NCAA2 National Tournament Round 1. Williams has averaged so far 9.1ppg, 5.9rpg and 1.4apg in 28 games he played so far.

   #5. Elliott DeFreitas (208-F, currently plays in NCAA2) was not able to help the Hawaii-Pacific University (18-2) in their last game. Despite his good performance the Hawaii-Pacific University was edged 77-74 on the road by the Cal State - Chico. DeFreitas recorded 11 points and grabbed 7 rebounds in 28 minutes. His team will play only one more game in the NCAA2 National Tournament Round 1. DeFreitas has averaged so far 8.8ppg and 4.8rpg in 23 games.

   #6. Franck Kouagnia (201-F-89, currently plays in Sweden) led Eskilstuna to an easy victory against the fourth-ranked Lobas crushing them 83-59 in the Swedish Basketettan (second division) on Saturday night. He recorded a double-double by scoring 17 points and getting 10 rebounds. Kouagnia also added 3 assists and 2 blocks. This season Kouagnia has very high stats. He averages: 20.8ppg, 13.1rpg, 3.3apg and 1.5spg. Kouagnia is another player who holds two passports: British and Cameroonian.

   #7. Solomon Rolls-Tyson (203-F, agency: Mansfield and Associates, college: E.Utah JC, currently plays in Norway) contributed to an easy victory against the eighth-ranked Tromso 76-61 in the Norwegian BLNO in Sunday night's game. He recorded 7 points and grabbed 4 rebounds. Rolls-Tyson has averaged so far 8.6ppg, 3.1rpg and 1.2apg.

   #8. Chris Tawiah (208-C-93, college: Wiley, currently plays in Czech Republic) was not able to secure a victory for BK Lions Hradec in their game against BK Usti nad Labem in the Czech Republic NBL. He scored 5 points and grabbed 5 rebounds. His team was defeated 83-78. Tawiah has averaged so far 5.2ppg and 6.0rpg.

   #9. Joshua Walters (189-G-92, currently plays in Germany) couldn't help Hannover Korbjaeger in their game against Weser Bsk/BTS in the German Regionalliga (fourth division), despite his very good performance in Saturday night's game. He was the top scorer with 20 points. Walters also added 3 passes in 35 minutes. But his team lost 80-94. Walters has reliable stats this year: 11.9ppg, 2.6rpg, 2.3apg and 1.1spg in seven games. He has both British and Australian nationalities.

   #10. Rishi Kakad (188-G-87, college: Hawaii-Pacific, currently plays in Germany) led Ibbenbueren to a victory against the fourth-ranked Grevenbroich 105-100 in the German Regionalliga (fourth division) last Saturday. Kakad scored 24 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 36 minutes. Kakad has very impressive stats this year: 28.7ppg, 3.8rpg, 3.7apg and 1.2spg in nine games.   




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