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Apoel adds Burnatowski to their roster

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Cytavision Apoel Nicosia (Division A) added to their roster 26-year old Canadian ex-international small forward Murphy Burnatowski (200-104kg-90, college: Colgate). He played last season at Starwings in Swiss LNA league. In 30 games he was third best scorer with impressive 20.5ppg and had 7.5rpg, 1.7apg and 1.6spg. A very spectacular season in his career as he was selected Eurobasket.com All-Swiss LNA Bosman Player of the Year and voted to All-Imports Team and voted to 2nd Team. The most...



Akeem Wright (ex London L.) signs at Apoel

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Akeem Wright
Cytavision Apoel Nicosia (Division A) landed 32-year old American swingman Akeem Wright (200-98kg-84, college: Kansas State). He played most recently at London Lightning in Canadian NBL. In 48 NBL Canada games he averaged 14.6ppg, 6.2rpg, 2.9apg and 1.2spg last season. Wright helped them to win the NBL Central Division title. It was a very successful season in his career as he was selected to USBasket.com All-NBL Canada Honorable Mention. Wright also played that season for Tampereen Pyrin...



Apollon tabs Billy White, ex Halifax H.

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Billy White
BC Apollon Limassol (Division A) inked 27-year old American forward Billy White (203-107kg-89, college: San Diego State). He played most recently at Halifax Hurricanes in Canadian NBL. In 52 NBL Canada games he averaged 11.5ppg, 4.8rpg and 1.1apg last season. The most of previous (2014-15) season White spent at Elitzur Ramla (National League) in Israel where in 26 games he had very impressive stats: 21.3ppg, 8.6rpg, 2.1apg, 2.0spg and 1.0bpg. He also spent pre-season at Hapoel Kfar Saba (...



Black re-signs at London Lightning

Taylor Black
Taylor Black
London Lightning (NBL Canada) confirmed in their roster forward Taylor Black (198-104kg). He played there last season. But in 16 NBL Canada games he had just 1.8ppg and 1.1rpg. Black's team won OUA Central Division Regular Season in 2015. He previously for Marauders. London Lightning roster for 2016-2017: Guards: Ryan Anderson Garrett Williamson Marcus Capers Forward: Taylor Black By Eurobasket Data Center (via @nblcanada) Check also Complete Transfers List in NBL Canada



CAPE BRETON HIGHLANDERS TO ANNOUNCE COACH ON TUESDAY

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Taylor Black
courtesy oursportscentral.com The Cape Breton Highlander professional basketball team will unveil its new head coach and its first two players at an open to the public news conference next week in Sydeny. Tyrone Levingston, president of the newest franchise in the National Basketball League, will be on hand too make announcements. The event will take place on Tuesday at 12:15pm at Centre 200. The Highlanders are one of 10 teams in the fledgling league and will be part of the Atlantic Conf...



Los Leones sign Brandon Bowdry, ex Halifax H.

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Los Leones de Quilpue (Libcentro Pro) signed 28-year old American swingman Brandon Bowdry (200-88, college: E.Michigan, agency: Inception Sports). He played last season at Halifax Hurricanes in Canadian NBL. In 32 NBL Canada games he had 5.3ppg, 4.9rpg and 1.0apg. Bowdry also spent pre-season at Hapoel Migdal Haemek (National League) in Israel that year where in three games he recorded very impressive stats: 18.7ppg, 9.0rpg, 1.0apg and 1.0bpg. In 2012 (a year after he left the college) Bo...



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