Brits Abroad - Week 6 Round-up -

Brits Abroad – Week 6 Round-up

Matthew Bryan-Amaning GB Futures vs Lithuania

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In his most recent game, Luol Deng dropped a season-high 30 points for the Miami Heat (5-2) in their win against Dallas. He also had hauls of 14 and 11 points during a 2-2 week for Miami. Joel Freeland returned from injury for Portland Trail Blazers (4-3) and scored his first points of the season with 4 in a victory against Denver.

Matthew Bryan-Amaning (pictured) had a big weekend in Mexico helping Soles (11-3) stay top of the league with back-to-back double-doubles. The GB forward first recorded 15 points, 10 rebounds and 3 assists in a narrow 79-77 win before a display of 24 points (11-12 FG) and 14 rebounds to complete a successful double-header.

Ovie Soko helped Boulazac (4-1) to four straight Pro-B wins in France after an impressive 28 point haul on a perfect 4-4 shooting from downtown. Meanwhile, Myles Hesson produced a team-high 18 points for Bremerhaven (4-4), but his side fell to a 93-84 German Bundesliga loss.

Ryan Richards produced an impressive 28-point haul during his side’s EuroChallenge opener before adding 21 points and 9 rebounds at the weekend, although Kormend (1-5) suffered an 85-73 defeat. Ashley Hamilton had a perfect 6-6 from inside the arc (including this dunk) on his way to 14 points whilst adding 4 rebounds and 4 assists as Cherkasy (5-1) continued their strong start.

Dan Clark almost led Fuenlabrada (1-5) to a shock win against Liga Endesa leaders Real Madrid after scoring a game-high 23 points in a 94-96 loss (highlights here). The GB forward also collected six rebounds and three assists.

Fahro Alihodzic made his debut for A.G.O.R (3-2) in the A-1 league in Greece with 6 points in a 79-70 loss to Panithanikos. Ogo Adegboye continues to make an immediate impact for Aris (4-0) scoring 13 points from the start in their latest 83-80 success against his former side Nea Kifisia.

Orlan Jackman helped maintain top spot for Iserlohn (6-1) with a game-high 16 points in their convincing 77-55 win in Pro-B action. Rob Gilchrist had 6 points and 5 rebounds from the bench during an 86-68 victory for Karlsruhe (4-3) while Clayfell Harris enjoyed a double-winning weekend with Itzehoe (5-3) scoring 12 points and 8 rebounds in the second of the two victories.

Mo Soluade played in 8 minutes during Unicaja Malaga’s first league defeat in Liga Endesa whilst scoring his first EuroLeague points in midweek with 5 points against CSKA Moscow.

Also in LEB Gold, Joe Hart scored 11 points to help Penas Huesca (2-3) to their second victory with a 91-56 win against Clinicas Rincon (0-6). Ben Allison had 2 points in 10 minutes as Ourense (3-3) returned to winning ways with a 95-91 victory.

Ben Mockford scored 11 points upon his return for Caceres (5-1) as they continued their charge in LEB Silver with an 86-71 win (full game here). Aaron Geramipoor had 8 points and 9 rebounds while Tom Ward was scoreless as Canarias (0-6) suffered another heavy defeat, falling 84-43.

In the French NM1, Shane Walker was a rebound away from a double-double after his 15 points, 9 rebounds performance in a 75-68 win for Lourdes (5-1). Gareth Murray had 15 points in vain for Challans (4-4) as they fell to another defeat. Rob Marsden responded to being given a place in the starting line-up by hauling down a huge 16 rebounds to go alongside 7 points in an 82-77 loss for Cognac (2-5). Finally, Tafari Toney saw 23 minutes of action adding 8 points, 4 rebounds and 4 assists as Sorgues (3-5) were beaten 96-79.

Yokohama (3-9) saw their run of defeats in the B-J League extend to seven games despite the efforts of Dzaflo Larkai. The 32 year-old had 8 points in the first of two losses against Takamatsu before adding 20 points and 7 rebounds the following day.

Nigel van Oostrum had four points and three rebounds in 23 minutes as Den Helder improved to a 4-3 mark with an 80-65 win against Rotterdam while, in Denmark, Liam Potter had 7 points and 6 rebounds in 7 minutes as Naestved (4-3) defeated Aalborg 93-73.

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