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Justin Johnson Named NBLC Player of the Week

Released: January 04, 2016
By: NBL Canada Media

The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Justin Johnson of the Halifax Hurricanes has been named Player of the Week for the week ending January 3, 2016.  This is the first time this season that a Hurricanes player has received this honour.

Johnson, a 6'2", 175 guard who played collegiately at Concordia (Calif.), averaged 22 points per game in four consecutive Halifax victories to put the Hurricanes atop the NBL's Atlantic Division.  Johnson also went 11-for-17 from three-point range in those four games, including hitting four consecutive treys in a 124-121 overtime win against Moncton.



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Celebrating its fifth season, the National Basketball League of Canada (NBLC) was founded in 2011, and is Canada's only professional domestic basketball league. There are currently 9 teams, with two divisions: Central and Atlantic. The NBLC is committed to being one of the leading professional basketball leagues in the world. The NBLC provides Canadian athletes, international athletes, coaches and officials the opportunity to participate in the game they love at the professional level. The NBLC is also dedicated to raising awareness of the sport of basketball throughout Canada, by providing fans with an exciting and entertaining experience.


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