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 1. Leicester R. 27-6 
 2. Newcastle E. 23-10 
 3. Glasgow Rocks 21-12 
 4. Sheffield S. 20-13 
 5. Worcester W. 20-13 
 6. London Lions 18-15 
 7. Bristol AF 16-17 
 8. Surrey S. 15-18 
 9. Plymouth R. 14-19 
 10. Cheshire P. 11-22 
 11. Leeds Force 8-26 
 12. Manchester G. 5-28 
Last:4/26/2017
NBL D1 Standings
 1. Northumbria 23-3 
 2. Manchester M. 21-5 
 3. Reading R. 20-6 
 4. Derby T. 16-10 
 5. Loughborough 15-11 
 6. Solent K. 15-11 
 7. Bradford D. 14-12 
 8. Hemel Storm 13-13 
 9. Leicester W. 11-15 
 10. London Lituanica 11-15 
 11. Lancashire S 7-19 
 12. Worthing T. 7-19 
 13. Essex L. 6-20 
 14. Westminster W. 2-24 
Last:3/29/2017
NBL D2 Standings
 1. Kent C. 19-3 
 2. Team Newcastle U. 19-3 
 3. Thames Valley C. 18-4 
 4. Ipswich T. 12-10 
 5. London W. 11-11 
 6. Nottingham H. 10-12 
 7. Tees Valley M. 9-13 
 8. Derbyshire A. 8-14 
 9. London GP 8-14 
 10. Liverpool 7-15 
 11. Doncaster DE 6-16 
 12. Newham N. 5-17 
Last:3/29/2017
NBL D3 Standings
North
 1. Team Birmingham 17-3 
 2. Charnwood R. 16-4 
 3. Chester 16-4 
 4. Stoke-on-Trent K. 14-5 
 5. Birmingham M. 11-9 
 6. Myerscough 9-11 
 7. Worcester W.2 9-11 
 8. Sheffield S. 2 8-12 
 9. Coventry T. 7-13 
 10. Mansfield G. 2-18 
 11. Sefton Stars 0-19 
South
 1. Middlesex LTBC 15-3 
 2. Sussex B. 13-5 
 3. Solent 12-5 
 4. Brunel 11-7 
 5. Cardiff MA 10-8 
 6. Southwark P. 9-8 
 7. Greenwich T. 8-10 
 8. Northants T. 5-13 
 9. Oxford 5-13 
 10. Thames Valley C. 2 1-17 
Last:3/29/2017
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Mike DINUNNO
  Cheshire.
  (180-PG-90)
  Avg: 21
 1. DiNunno, Cheshire.21.0 
 2. Fletcher, Newcastl.20.8 
 3. Sanders, Leeds F.19.3 
 4. Dixon, Plymouth R.18.9 
 5. Hassan, London L.18.6 
 6. Brown, Cheshire P.18.3 
 7. Grady, Plymouth R.18.2 
 8. Walker, Worceste.18.0 
 9. Parks, Newcastl.17.5 
 10. Cosby, Bristol AF17.1 
Rebounds Per Game
 Maurice WALKER
  Worceste.
  (208-F/C-91)
  Avg: 9.5
 1. Walker, Worceste.9.5 
 2. Wroblicky, Sheffiel.8.8 
 3. Hassan, London L.8.5 
 4. Marsden, Leeds F.8.3 
 5. Brown, Cheshire P.8.1 
 6. Williams, Surrey S.8.0 
 7. Achara, Glasgow .7.9 
 8. King, Leicester R.7.8 
 9. Rollins, Surrey S.7.7 
 10. Grady, Plymouth R.7.7 
Assists Per Game
 Rahmon FLETCHER
  Newcastl.
  (177-PG-88)
  Avg: 6.7
 1. Fletcher, Newcastl.6.7 
 2. Taylor, London L.6.2 
 3. Klassen, Worceste.6.2 
 4. Wilcher, Cheshire P.6.0 
 5. Clark, Leicester R.5.8 
 6. Davis, Sheffield S.5.6 
 7. Ali, Bristol AF5.6 
 8. Carter, Plymouth.5.3 
 9. DiNunno, Cheshire.5.2 
 10. Sandoval, Leeds F.4.9 
Steals Per Game
 Mike DINUNNO
  Cheshire.
  (180-PG-90)
  Avg: 2.9
 1. DiNunno, Cheshire.2.9 
 2. Taylor, London L.2.1 
 3. Ali, Bristol AF2.1 
 4. Nicholas, Plymouth R.2.1 
 5. Carter, Plymouth.2.1 
 6. Sandoval, Leeds F.1.9 
 7. Neighbour, Surrey S.1.9 
 8. Anderson, Cheshire.1.9 
 9. Bernardini, Leiceste.1.8 
 10. Kennedy, Worceste.1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Kieron ACHARA
  Glasgow .
  (208-F/C-83)
  Avg: 1.8
 1. Achara, Glasgow .1.8 
 2. May-Thompson, Cheshire.1.5 
 3. Webster, Manchest.1.4 
 4. Martin, Newcastl.1.1 
 5. Allen-Jordan, Cheshire.0.9 
 6. Grady, Plymouth R.0.9 
 7. Thomas, Glasgow .0.9 
 8. Smith, Bristol AF0.9 
 9. Dixon, Plymouth R.0.9 
 10. Brown, Cheshire P.0.8 

Calm Before The Storm - Sep 7, 2013


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Jarvis Jones
Literally two days before the sensational and surprising news that Plymouth Raiders had sacked Coach Gavin Love on the eve of the season, Eurobasket spoke with one of his summer recruits to the South-West side about his hopes for the forthcoming season.

Jarvis Jones (188-PG-90, college: E.Tenn.St.) is a graduate of East Tennessee State University and a rookie professional who is heading to The BBL after a fantastic senior college year that saw the sharp shooting scoring guard more than double his scoring average and significantly increase his all-round stats.

EuroBasket did confirm with Jones that he was happy for the answers and words he had expressed being published in the wake of Love's departure and the 23-year old rookie confirmed he was happy to have his interview published in its original form.

Hi Jarvis and welcome To The British Basketball League. Do you know much about the league?

Well all I know is that this league is very athletic with good teams.

How about Plymouth Raiders? What do you know about them?

I love them. I think that they are a great organization and I'm ready to start playing for them.

How did the deal to move to Plymouth come about?

Well my agent set everything up and I enjoyed talking to Coach Love on the phone and I think this would be a great situation for me to start my career.

How excited about the opportunity were you?

I was very excited and blessed that the Plymouth Raiders Organization are giving me the opportunity to live my dream playing basketball for a living.

Did you speak with Coach Love?

Yes I spoke to Coach Love a couple of times over the summer talking about this upcoming season.

What are your thoughts about coming to England ?

I'm just excited to travelling to England to play basketball and see new things honestly.

Your last year at East Tennessee State was spectacularly personally and you made a huge leap forward, what do you put that down too?

Well the summer going into that season I worked really hard and I was highly motivated. My dream was to play basketball for a living since I was a kid, and I know playing basketball was a good way to make a living and take care of my family and soon to be family meaning (my son and fiance).

It must have been nice to have been named to the Atlantic Sun All-2nd team as you left college?

Yes I was very blessed to accomplish that before I left college.

What were your highlights and lowlights from your time at E. Tenn. State?

I think my highlights where there was one week I average like 29.5 points a game, and my lowlights would be the game I played against VCU.

What will you take from your time at college in to the professional game?

I will take my work ethic I'm a gym rat I'm always taking to find a way to get better.

Have you always wanted to be a professional basketball player?

Yes ever since I was a little kid.

You are described as a Point Guard, what would you say are your best basketball attributes?

I think my best attributes are scoring, setting my teammates up and playing the pick and roll game.

What are you hoping you can bring to the Raiders?

I'm hoping to bring a lot of energy to them I'm going to be the youngest one on the team so I'm looking forward to learning a lot from my teammates because they have been playing on the pro level.

What are your personal goals for this season?

My personal goal is to try and be the best rookie in the league, and help my teammates the best that I can.

It remains to be seen who will take over at Plymouth in the wake of the dramatic developments with Academy Coach Jay Marriott the favourite according to local sources. Disposed Surrey coach Creon Raftopoulos is also a name being linked with the job.

Whatever does happen, Jones is coming in to a different situation than he was anticipating but is still very much focused on delivering what he believes will be a major contribution to the Raiders cause.  




Rohndell
Goodwin
Bristol Flyers hand Goodwin a pro contract - 12 hours ago
Bristol Flyers can confirm the signing of 6ft 5in American guard Rohndell Goodwin(196-G) on a one-year deal. The 26-year-old joins the club from Chaminade University of Honolulu, where last season he was third in the Pacific West Conference in scoring at 20.5 points per game on his way to first team all-conference honours. Goodwin cracked double-digit scoring in all 29 games in 2016/17, scoring over 20 points 17 times, including a career-high 31 points against Hawai'i Pacific in Decembe...   [read more]

Mariusz
Karol
Karol takes coaching reins at Lions - 13 hours ago
The London Lions have turned to Polish coach, Mariusz Karol to lead the team in the 2017-18 season. Following the news that Nigel Lloyd has stepped down, Lions have moved quickly to acquire Karol who worked with the club three years ago on a year's sabbatical in the UK. With vast experience, the 51-year-old Karol started his career in women's basketball winning the Polish League with Gdynia Warta in 1996. Then moving on to the men, Karol has experience with a number of clubs in the Prem...   [read more]

Steve Butler
Mohawks drop out - 1 day ago
There was a notable absence from the NBL line-up when Basketball England released next season's divisional line-ups on Tuesday. Former powerhouse Tees Valley Mohawks will not be running a senior NBL side in the 2017/18, concentrating on youth basketball with the possibility of moving their youngsters into Division Four North in the future. Coach Steve Steve Butler said that, while player commitment was an issue, the costs of national travel to play at Division Two level just wasn't...   [read more]


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