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Brock Motum selected the top Australian playing abroad in last week's games - May 14, 2018


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Brock Motum
BROCK MOTUM
Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of Australians who are currently playing abroad.


Brock Motum
Brock Motum
   #1. This week's number one is former international power forward Brock Motum (208-90, college: Washington St., currently plays in Turkey). He led Anadolu Efes to a victory over the 14th-ranked Gaziantep (10-20) 94-87 in the Turkish BSL in Wednesday night's game. Motum was MVP of the game. He scored 25 points, grabbed 5 rebounds and dished 3 assists in 39 minutes on the court. Anadolu Efes Istanbul (22-8) is placed third in the BSL. There are only two games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. Motum has relatively good stats this year: 14.1ppg, 3.8rpg, 2FGP: 61.1%(107-175), 3FGP: 45.9%(34-74) and FT: 84.7% in 26 games he played so far. He played for the Australian senior national team two years ago.

Ben Simmons
Ben Simmons
   #2. Second place goes to former international forward Ben Simmons (208-96, college: LSU, currently plays in NBA). Simmons contributed to a Philadelphia 76ers' victory against the Boston Celtics (55-27) 103-92 in the NBA last Monday. He recorded a double-double by scoring 19 points and getting 13 rebounds. Simmons also added 5 assists; quite an impressive performance considering it's only his second season in pro basketball. The Philadelphia 76ers have a solid 52-30 record this season. It was his team's 16th consecutive victory in a row. Simmons has individually a very good season with high stats. He averages: 15.8ppg, 8.3rpg, 8.1apg, 1.7spg, 2FGP: 54.4% and FT: 58.1%. Simmons played for the Australian national team in 2014.

Joe Ingles
Joe Ingles
   #3. The Australian player who performed third best last week abroad was former international small forward Joe Ingles (203-87, currently plays in NBA). He could not help the Utah Jazz (48-34) in their last game on Sunday. Despite Ingles' very good performance the Utah Jazz (48-34) was defeated 100-87 on the road by the Houston Rockets. He was the second best scorer with 15 points. Ingles also added 8 rebounds and 4 assists. It's Ingles' fourth season with the team. This year he has very high stats. Ingles averages: 11.8ppg, 4.2rpg, 4.6apg, 2FGP: 51.3%, 3FGP: 44.2% and FT: 77.0%. He played for the Australian national team two years ago.

Aron Baynes
Aron Baynes
   #4. Center Aron Baynes (208-86, college: Washington St., currently plays in NBA) helped Boston Celtics edge the Philadelphia 76ers (52-30) 114-112 in the NBA last Wednesday. Baynes scored 13 points and grabbed 9 rebounds in 25 minutes. The Boston Celtics have a solid 55-27 record this season. This year Baynes' overall stats are: 6.0ppg, 5.5rpg and 1.1apg in 94 games. He has a dual citizenship: Australian and New Zealand. Baynes used to play for the Australian national team back in 2016.

Jonah Bolden
Jonah Bolden
   #5. Former U19 international power forward Jonah Bolden (208-96, college: UCLA, currently plays in Israel) was not able to help Maccabi T-A in their game against Hapoel Eilat (15-15) in the Israeli Winner League. He scored 8 points, grabbed 5 rebounds and made 2 blocks in 22 minutes. Maccabi T-A lost 69-74 in Eilat to the lower-ranked (#7) Hapoel. There are only three games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game is very crucial. This year Bolden's total stats are: 7.7ppg, 7.1rpg, 1.5apg and 1.2spg in 22 games. He used to play for the Australian U19 national team five years ago.

Ben Madgen
Ben Madgen
   #6. An experienced swingman Ben Madgen (193-85, college: Augusta, currently plays in Lithuania) helped Lietuvos rytas win their game against the seventh-ranked Juventus (13-23) crushing them 97-64 in the Lithuanian LKL last Friday. Madgen recorded 8 points. Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius (30-6) is placed second in the LKL. It was his team's fifth consecutive victory in a row. Madgen has averaged so far 9.3ppg, 2.4rpg and 1.5apg. He is a former international player as he played for the Australian senior team four years ago.

Mitchell McCarron
Mitchell McCarron
   #7. International guard Mitchell McCarron (191-92, college: Metro St., currently plays in Slovenia) helped Olimpija win their game against the fifth-ranked Rogaska (7-7) 92-79 in the Slovenian Liga Nova KBM in Wednesday night's game. McCarron recorded 7 points, 4 rebounds and 6 assists. Petrol Olimpija Ljubljana (12-2) is placed first in Places 1-8 group. It was his team's seventh consecutive victory in a row. This season McCarron has relatively solid stats: 12.3ppg, 5.2rpg and 3.2apg. He is also Australian national team player.

Shaun Bruce
Shaun Bruce
   #8. Guard Shaun Bruce (190-91, currently plays in New Zealand) helped Saints win their game against the league leader Hawks (4-1) 93-85 in the New Zealand NBL last Friday. Bruce scored 18 points, had 5 boards, passed 3 assists and added 3 steals in 27 minutes. Wellington Saints (2-1) are placed fifth in the NBL. But the season just started, so everything may happen. Bruce has very impressive stats this year: 16.3ppg, 3.3rpg and 1.3apg in three games. He used to play for the Australian U22 national team back in 2015.

Kyle Adnam
Kyle Adnam
   #9. University international guard Kyle Adnam (186-93, currently plays in New Zealand) was the major contributor in Giants' victory against the sixth-ranked Mountain Airs (1-3) 93-90 in the New Zealand NBL on Friday night. Adnam recorded a double-double by scoring 20 points and making 10 passes. He also added 7 rebounds and 4 steals. Mike Pero Nelson Giants (3-1) are placed second in the NBL. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. But the season is still in it's first stage and everything can happen. This season Adnam has very high stats. He averages: 18.5ppg, 5.0rpg, 7.8apg and 2.8spg. Adnam is also in the roster of the Australian university national team.

Dante Exum
Dante Exum
   #10. Point guard Dante Exum (198-95, currently plays in NBA) is a teammate of previously mentioned Joe Ingles and both played together in the last NBA game. Exum was not able to secure a victory for the Utah Jazz (48-34) in their game against the Houston Rockets (65-17). He recorded 9 points. But the Utah Jazz (48-34) was defeated 100-87 in Houston by the Rockets. Exum has been at the team for four years. Exum has averaged so far 6.9ppg, 1.7rpg and 2.2apg. He is a former international player as two years ago he still played for the Australian senior national team.

   #11. Former U19 international center Isaac Humphries (216-98, college: Kentucky, currently plays in Serbia) managed to help FMP Beograd to win against the sixth-ranked Vojvodina NS 81-77 in the Serbian KLS on Thursday night. He scored only 4 points. Humphries has averaged so far 4.9ppg and 1.8rpg. He used to play for the Australian U19 national team four years ago.

   #12. Former U18 international center Jordan Vandenberg (216-90, college: N.Carolina St., currently plays in Japan) couldn't help Kumamoto Vorters in their game against Akita Happinets in the Japanese B2 League. Vandenberg recorded 6 points, 6 rebounds and 2 blocks in only 14 minutes. His team lost 81-85. He has averaged so far 4.4ppg, 6.5rpg and 1.1bpg in 34 games. Vandenberg used to play for the Australian U18 national team back in 2008.

   #13. Former U22 international guard Mirko Djeric (193-95, currently plays in Serbia) helped Vrsac win their game against the sixth-ranked Vojvodina NS 103-85 in the Serbian KLS on Monday night. He recorded only 4 points and added 5 assists in 28 minutes. Djeric has reliable stats this year: 10.2ppg, 2.3rpg and 2.0apg in 26 games. He used to play for the Australian U22 national team three years ago.

   #14. Former international power forward Daniel Johnson (212-88, college: Pepperdine, currently plays in Argentina) helped Ferrocarril win their game against the league outsider Salta Basket 82-69 in the Argentinian LigaA in Wednesday night's game. Johnson scored only 2 points. He has averaged so far 7.5ppg and 2.3rpg. Johnson used to play for the Australian national team back in 2013.

   #15. International center Angus Brandt (208-89, college: Oregon St., currently plays in New Zealand) faced previously mentioned Shaun Bruce in the New Zealand NBL last game. Brandt couldn't help Hawks (4-1) in their last game on Friday. Despite his very good performance the league leader Hawks were defeated 93-85 in Wellington by the lower-ranked Saints (#5). Brandt scored 16 points and grabbed 9 rebounds. His stats this season are: 13.0ppg, 7.4rpg and 1.8apg. Brandt is also in the roster of the Australian national team.


The list of other players, who all have Australian passport but never been selected to any of Australian national teams:

   #1. Josh Duinker (209-F/C-89, college: Richmond, currently plays in Japan) led Kumamoto Vorters to a victory over the sixth-ranked Earthfriends Tokyo Z (20-40) 86-80 in the Japanese B2 League on Sunday night. He was the best player in that game. Duinker had a double-double by scoring 26 points and getting 12 rebounds. He also added 5 assists in 26 minutes. Kumamoto Vorters (41-19) are placed second in West group. It was his team's fourth consecutive victory in a row. There are only two games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. Duinker has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages: 17.4ppg, 9.9rpg and 2.5apg in 62 games he played so far. Duinker has a dual citizenship: Dutch and Australian.

   #2. Dominic Gilbert (197-G/F-96, college: UBC, currently plays in Croatia) contributed to an easy victory against the closely-ranked KK Skrljevo (13-11) crushing them 116-77 in the Croatian Premijer Liga on Wednesday night. He scored 13 points and added 3 assists. KK Cibona VIP Zagreb (18-6) is placed third in the Premijer Liga. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. Gilbert's total stats this season are: 6.7ppg and 2.7rpg.

   #3. Tony Tolovae (196-G-92, currently plays in New Zealand) contributed to Rams' victory against the closely-ranked Mountain Airs (1-3) 104-97 in the New Zealand NBL on Sunday night. Tolovae scored 23 points, had 4 rebounds and dished 3 assists in 37 minutes. Canterbury Rams (2-1) are placed fourth in the NBL. But this is still an early stage of the season and everything may happen. This year Tolovae has relatively solid stats: 13.3ppg, 6.0rpg and 1.3apg in three games. He is another player who holds two passports: Australian and New Zealand.

   #4. Damon Heuir (189-G-91, college: S.Utah, currently plays in New Zealand) could not help one of league's weakest teams Giants (3-1) in their last game. Despite his very good performance Giants lost 85-89 on the road to the leading Hawks. Heuir was the top scorer with 27 points in 32 minutes. It was Giants' first loss after three consecutive victories. But there are still lots of games to play and it's a long way to go. Heuir has very impressive stats this year: 23.5ppg, 2.5rpg and 3.3apg in four games.

   #5. Jarrad Weeks (185-G-89, currently plays in New Zealand) was the main contributor in Sharks' victory against one of league's weakest teams Jets (1-3) crushing them 109-79 in the New Zealand NBL last Thursday. He was the best player in that game. Weeks scored 18 points, had 4 rebounds and dished 4 assists. SIT Zero Fees Southland Sharks (3-2) are placed third in the NBL. This season Weeks has very high stats. He averages: 20.2ppg, 3.4rpg and 4.2apg.

   #6. Majok Majok (206-F-92, college: Ball St., currently plays in New Zealand) contributed to Saints' victory against the league leader Hawks 93-85 in the New Zealand NBL on Friday night. Majok had a double-double by scoring 13 points and getting 12 rebounds in 37 minutes. Majok has reliable stats this year: 13.3ppg, 7.0rpg and 1.7apg in three games. He has both Sudanese and Australian nationalities.

   #7. Timothy Kearney (201-F/G-86, currently plays in Sweden) contributed to an easy victory against the closely-ranked Norrkoping Dolphins crushing them 88-54 in the Swedish Basketligan last Tuesday. Kearney scored 8 points and grabbed 6 rebounds in 19 minutes. He has averaged so far 2.4ppg and 2.1rpg in 35 games. Kearney also holds two passports: Australian and Swedish.

   #8. Venky Jois (202-F-93, college: E.Washington, currently plays in Japan) contributed to a 2-point Shiga L-Stars' victory against the fifth-ranked Toyama Grouses 78-76 in the Japanese B League last Sunday. He recorded 14 points, 7 rebounds and 3 assists. Jois has reliable stats this season: 12.1ppg, 7.0rpg, 2.5apg and 1.4spg.

   #9. Michael Vigor (206-F/C-90, currently plays in United Kingdom) managed to help Bristol Academy Flyers in a victory against the closely-ranked Newcastle Eagles 77-60 in the British BBL last Sunday. He scored 5 points and added 3 passes in 12 minutes. Vigor has averaged so far 8.4ppg, 6.3rpg and 2.9apg in 32 games. He holds both Australian and Scottish passports.

   #10. Anthony Semerad (196-SF-91, currently plays in Philippines) contributed to a TNT Ka Tropa's victory against the ninth-ranked Ginebra Kings 96-92 in the Filipino PBA in Sunday night's game. He scored 7 points in 15 minutes. Semerad has averaged so far 4.7ppg and 1.3rpg in three games.

  




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