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Nick Okorie Named NBLC Player of the Week

Released: February 01, 2016
By: NBL Canada Media


The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Nick Okorie of the London Lightning has been named Player of the Week for the week ending January 31, 2016.

Okorie, a 6'1" guard who played collegiately at Texas Tech, averaged 23 points in London's three wins this week, helping the Lightning to maintain a league-best nine-game winning streak.



About the National Basketball League of Canada

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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