The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Corey Allmond of the Moncton Magic has been named NBL Canada Atlantic Division Player of the Week for the week ending March 11, 2018. This is the second time that Allmond has received Player of the Week honours this season.
Allmond, a 6'2" guard who played collegiately at Sam Houston State, scored 28 points, including going 8-for-12 from three-point range, in Moncton's 135-105 victory over Cape Breton, securing the expansion franchise its first postseason berth.
"Corey has a regimented shooting schedule he goes through every game day," said Magic head coach Joe Salerno, "that's part of him being a true pro. Our job is to get him the ball for open shots. Corey's one of those special guys that when he gets in a zone, it doesn't matter where he is on the floor and who's guarding him."
The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Kris Joseph of the Niagara River Lions has been named NBL Canada Central Player of the Week for the week ending March 11, 2018.
Joseph, a 6'7" small forward who played collegiately at Syracuse University, scored 29 points, including going 5-for-11 from 3-point range, in Niagara's only game this week - a 111-106 school day win over Kitchener-Waterloo that secured the River Lions their first postseason berth since 2016.
"Kris has been a great addition to our team oer the past few weeks," said River Lions head coach Joe Raso, "and has proven to bve a strong leader on and off the court."