Brits Abroad - Week 24 Round-up -

Brits Abroad – Week 24 Round-up

Check out our latest Brits Abroad round-up taking a look at the action overseas from the past seven days.

Luol Deng shot 5-9 from the field for 11 points in a 106-92 win for Miami against his former side, Cleveland. The 29-year-old also added 7 rebounds and three assists as the Heat continued their push for the playoffs. Meanwhile, Joel Freeland received a one-game suspension during the week following an altercation with Shawne Williams.

Kyle Johnson is heading into a deciding game in the first round of the NBL playoffs with Brampton A’s tied at 2-2 with London Lightning. The GB guard had 14 points, 7 rebounds and three assists in an important road win in Game 3.

Myles Hesson had a game-high 16 points containing a perfect 8-8 from the line to lead Bremerhaven (7-19) to a 61-59 win in the BBL this weekend. In the Pro-B playoffs, Orlan Jackman produced a big double-double with 24 points and 13 rebounds to lead Iserlohn to a 76-69 victory in Game 1. Robert Gilchrist and Jules Dang Akodo began their playoff campaigns with defeats despite Akodo dropping 29 points for Fraport Skyliners Juniors.

Pops Mensah-Bonsu put in another dominant display with 21 points on 8-9 FG shooting along with 7 rebounds in a 97-73 win for AEK Athens (11-9). There was a battle of the Brits as Kolossos (10-10) edged past Aris (13-7) in overtime with Justin Robinson adding 3 points in the win, while Ogo Adegboye had 17 points for the visitors.

Ryan Richards scored 17 points for Kormend as they earned an 85-83 victory in the second stage in Hungary. Ashley Hamilton suffered back-to-back defeats with Cherkasy (13-14) after displays of 13 points and 8 rebounds followed by 10 points in a crushing 77-49 loss.

Ovie Soko had 10 points and 7 rebounds as Boulazac (17-8) fell to a 76-55 defeat in Pro-B. Meanwhile, in NM1, Tafari Toney top scored for Sorgues (12-14) with 19 points and 7 rebounds in an 87-75 loss at Cognac. Shane Walker made his return for Lourdes (18-8) and contributed 7 points, but his side suffered a 104-102 defeat.

In Spain, Dan Clark scored 9 points as Fuenlabrada (6-18) put in a valiant performance; losing 88-82 at Barcelona. Devon van Oostrum finished with four points, three rebounds and three assists in LEB Gold action as Penas Huesca (7-16) suffered a agonisingly 79-78 loss.

Michael Ojo had 10 points and 7 assists in his penultimate game of the season with Eco Orebo – who would lose their final regular season game to end bottom with a 6-28 record. Will Neighbour scored five points in an 88-85 win for LF Basket (23-11) over Sundsvall to finish fourth and the two will meet again in the first round of the Basketligan playoffs.

Dzaflo Larkai contributed 8 points and 8 rebounds to an 80-77 win for Yokohama, before hitting double figures with 10 points in the following 91-81 loss.

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