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Points Per Game
 Charlisse LEGER-WALKER
  Waikato .
  (174-G-1)
  Avg: 21
 1. Leger-Walker, Waikato .21.0 
 2. Parai, Waikato C.19.1 
 3. Hirawani, Waikato W.18.3 
 4. Ross-Waitai, Waika.17.6 
 5. Laborn, Taranaki T.16.9 
 6. Goularte, Oceana G.16.3 
 7. Reed, Harbour B.16.2 
 8. Davidson, Harbo.15.6 
 9. Bradley, Waika.14.5 
 10. Mellars, Auckland D.14.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Lyndi LABORN
  Taranaki T.
  (190-F-90)
  Avg: 13.1
 1. Laborn, Taranaki T.13.1 
 2. Davidson, Harbo.11.6 
 3. Poletti, Canterbu.9.5 
 4. Leger-Walker, Waikato .8.4 
 5. Parai, Waikato C.8.1 
 6. Daysh, Tauranga CC7.9 
 7. Kailahi-Fulu, Harbour .7.9 
 8. Edmondson, Canterbu.7.8 
 9. Pupuke-R., Auckland.7.8 
 10. Diakhaby, Harbo.7.5 
Assists Per Game
 Charlisse LEGER-WALKER
  Waikato .
  (174-G-1)
  Avg: 4.7
 1. Leger-Walker, Waikato .4.7 
 2. Hirawani, Waikato W.3.6 
 3. Ross-Waitai, Waika.3.6 
 4. Crotty, Canterbu.3.6 
 5. Ruske, Oceana GR.3.2 
 6. Buck, Auckland D.3.2 
 7. Davidson, Harbo.2.8 
 8. Wairau, Canterbu.2.6 
 9. Turnbull, Oceana G.2.6 
 10. Dalton, Harbour B.2.4 
Steals Per Game
 Charlisse LEGER-WALKER
  Waikato .
  (174-G-1)
  Avg: 3.6
 1. Leger-Walker, Waikato .3.6 
 2. Hirawani, Waikato W.3.1 
 3. Dalton, Harbour B.2.8 
 4. Davidson, Harbo.2.6 
 5. Bradley, Waika.2.5 
 6. Fermanis, Waika.2.3 
 7. Buck, Auckland D.2.3 
 8. Parai, Waikato C.2.3 
 9. Turnbull, Oceana G.2.2 
 10. Poletti, Canterbu.2.0 
Blocks Per Game
 Lyndi LABORN
  Taranaki T.
  (190-F-90)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Laborn, Taranaki T.1.9 
 2. Parai, Waikato C.1.3 
 3. Davidson, Harbo.1.0 
 4. Visgers, Oceana GR.0.9 
 5. Leger-Walker, Waikato .0.9 
 6. Talo-T., Harbour B.0.8 
 7. Kereama, Waika.0.7 
 8. Kjestrup, Oceana G.0.7 
 9. Kailahi-Fulu, Harbour .0.6 
 10. Edmondson, Canterbu.0.6 

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Jillian Harmon selected the top New Zealander playing abroad in last week's games - Apr 29, 2017


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Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of New Zealanders who are currently playing abroad.


Jillian Harmon
Jillian Harmon
   #1. This week's number one is an international guard Jillian Harmon (185-87, agency: SPORTlab Agency, college: Stanford, currently plays in Italy). She led Lucca to an easy victory against the closely-ranked Venezia (17-5) 65-48 in the Italian Serie A1 in Saturday night's game. Harmon scored 13 points, had 7 rebounds and dished 6 assists in 34 minutes on the court. It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. Gesam Gas Le Mura Lucca (18-4) is placed third in the Serie A1. Harmon has individually a very good year with high stats. She averages: 17.2ppg, 6.9rpg, 1.3apg, 2.2spg, 2FGP: 48.7%, 3FGP: 16.7% and FT: 77.9% in 27 games she played so far. Harmon is a naturalized American. She is currently a member of the New Zealand senior national team. Harmon used to play for Oceana Gold Rush Otago in New Zealand league.

Aleesha Coulter
Aleesha Coulter
   #2. Second place goes to former U18 international guard Aleesha Coulter (173-93, college: La-Monroe, currently plays in Australia). She could not help Bruins (5-3) to beat North Bears (4-0). Coulter did not impress in that game on Saturday. She recorded only 2 points. The fourth-placed Bruins (5-3) were defeated 70-65 on the road by the higher-ranked North Bears (#3) in the WARATAH group. But this is still an early stage of the season and everything may happen. Coulter's overall stats this year are: 5.3ppg, 3.0rpg, 2.0apg, 3FGP: 27.8%. She played for the New Zealand U18 national team in 2009.

Lisa Wallbutton
Lisa Wallbutton
   #3. The New Zealand player who performed third best last week abroad was an international forward Lisa Wallbutton (183-86, currently plays in Australia). Wallbutton was not able to help Redbacks in their game against Hawks (4-4) in the Australian State League (second division). She recorded only 4 points and blocked 2 blocks in 21 minutes. her team were badly defeated 79-63 in Floreat by the much lower-ranked (#7) Hawks in the SBL group. But the season just started, so everything may happen. This year Wallbutton's overall stats are: 3.8ppg, 8.0rpg, 2.0bpg, 2FGP: 58.3% and FT: 11.1% in four games. She is also a member of the New Zealand senior national team.

Antonia Edmondson
Antonia Edmondson
   #4. Guard Antonia Edmondson (181-87, currently plays in Australia) faced previously mentioned Lisa Wallbutton in the Australian State League last game. Edmondson contributed to an easy victory against the seventh-ranked Redbacks (3-3) 79-63. She recorded 9 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists. But the season is still in it's first stage and everything can happen. Edmondson has relatively good stats this season: 14.4ppg, 7.0rpg, 3.6apg, 1.2bpg and 1.2spg. She is also New Zealand national team player.

Jordan Hunter
Jordan Hunter
   #5. International guard Jordan Hunter (172-90, college: SE Missouri St., currently plays in Australia) led Sabres to a victory over the sixth-ranked Bearcats (2-2) 57-48 in the Australian State League (second division) last Tuesday. Hunter was MVP of the game. She scored 18 points and grabbed 6 rebounds in 30 minutes. Sturt Sabres (2-2) are placed fifth in Premier League. But there are still lots of games to play and it's a long way to go. This year Hunter's total stats are: 9.3ppg, 4.0rpg, 2.8apg and 1.8spg in four games. She plays currently for the New Zealand national team.

   #6. Guard Sam Moodie (96, currently plays in Australia) contributed to an easy victory against the 11th-ranked Diamond Valley Eagles (1-5) crushing them 71-48 in the Australian State League (second division) in Saturday night's game. Moodie scored 8 points and grabbed 7 rebounds in 26 minutes. Bulleen Boomers (2-4) are placed eighth in Big V group. It's Moodie's first season with the team. She has averaged so far 2.4ppg and 5.8rpg in five games. Moodie is a former U20 international player as she played for the New Zealand team three years ago.


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

   #1. Experienced Alicia Poto (166-PG-78, currently plays in Australia) led Spireds to a victory over the sixth-ranked Hunters (2-4) 67-63 in the Australian State League (second division) on Sunday night. Poto was the best player in that game. She scored 16 points, made 6 passes and 3 steals. Hornsby Spiders (5-0) are placed first in WARATAH group. So far her team won all five games in the Regular Season. This season Poto has relatively solid stats: 10.8ppg, 6.3rpg, 7.8apg and 2.5spg. She has a dual citizenship: New Zealand and Australian.

   #2. Khaleisha Barnett (178-F-79, currently plays in Australia) contributed to Flames' victory against the sixth-ranked Bearcats (2-2) 78-72 in the Australian State League (second division) last Saturday. She scored 10 points and grabbed 4 rebounds. Norwood Flames (3-1) are placed third in Premier League. Barnett has averaged so far 2.5ppg and 2.3rpg.

   #3. Shanice Swain (165-G-93, currently plays in Australia). She could not help Wanneroo (3-2) to beat Lightning (3-5). Swain cannot count Friday's game as one of the best ones. She scored only 3 points and grabbed 6 rebounds in 32 minutes. Wanneroo (#6) lost 71-81 on the road to the lower-ranked (#9) Lightning in the SBL group. Swain has averaged so far 4.8ppg, 3.0rpg and 1.2apg in five games she played so far.   



Tall Ferns heading to Japan - 1 day ago
The New Zealand Tall Ferns squad embarks on a tour to Japan and Taiwan this week. This young blood Tall Ferns team faces a tough task ahead. The Japan women's national team are a strong, fully professional side who are ranked 13 in the world and are the FIBA Asia Champions. Yet New Zealand women's basketball is known for its toughness. Last year a strong Tall Ferns team beat the Japan Select team at the William Jones Cup 75-72   [read more]

Shannon
Perrett
Shannon Perrett selected the top New Zealander playing abroad in last week's games - 3 days ago
Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of New Zealanders who are currently playing abroad. This week's number one is former U18 international guard Shannon Perrett (175-93). She could not help Frankston Blues (2-16) to beat Sydney Uni Sparks (9-9).    [read more]

Charlisse
Leger-Walker
Otago Gold Rush claim WBC title - 7 days ago
Otago Gold Rush claimed the 2018 Women's Basketball Championship (WBC) title at the Edgar Centre, Dunedin on Saturday with a closely fought 62-52 victory against Waikato Wizards. Soraya Umaga-Jensen edged Gold Rush ahead 15-13 with the last play of the first quarter after some nervy opening exchanges. The early defensive match-ups of the two teams was intriguing with Charlisse Leger-Walker(174-G-01) marking the dangerous Dana Goularte and Leger-Walker herself shadowed by Bronwyn Kjestru...   [read more]


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