2017-18 NBL CANADA PROTECTED PLAYER LIST
The following players have been listed as “protected” by NBL Canada teams for the 2017-18 season. These teams hold those players’ rights within the NBL Canada until the last day of the 2017-18 postseason. They may not be approached by other teams for contract negotiations until the start of training camps however their original team has the right to match the offer.
CAPE BRETON HIGHLANDERS
Charles Mann Jr
Doug Herring Jr.
NIAGARA RIVER LIONS
SAINT JOHN RIPTIDE
About the National Basketball League of Canada
Heading into its seventh season, the National Basketball League of Canada (NBLC) was founded in 2011 and is Canada's longest standing professional domestic basketball league. There are currently 11 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 and coaches and officials the opportunity to participate in the game they love at the professional level. The NBLC is also dedicated to raising the profile of the sport of professional basketball throughout Canada by providing fans with an exciting and entertaining experience starting at a community level.