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NBL Standings
 1 Airs 0-0 
 2 Giants 0-0 
 3 Hawks 0-0 
 4 Huskies 0-0 
 5 Jets 0-0 
 6 Rams 0-0 
 7 Rangers 0-0 
 8 Saints 0-0 
 9 Sharks 0-0 

Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Daishon KNIGHT
  Manawatu.
  (185-G-91)
  Avg: 28.9
 1. Knight, Manawatu.28.9 
 2. Iverson, Manawatu.23.6 
 3. Jones, SC Rangers23.2 
 4. Ili, Wellington S.22.2 
 5. Douglas, Taranaki.21.6 
 6. Peak, Wellington S.20.1 
 7. Wilson, SC Rangers19.9 
 8. Delany, Nelson G.19.9 
 9. Heuir, Nelson G.19.5 
 10. Adnam, Nelson G.19.2 
Rebounds Per Game
 Kuran IVERSON
  Manawatu.
  (206-F-95)
  Avg: 11.1
 1. Iverson, Manawatu.11.1 
 2. Douglas, Taranaki.10.8 
 3. Majok, Wellington S.10.3 
 4. Jones, SC Rangers10.2 
 5. Coleman, Southlan.9.1 
 6. Shepard, Canterbury8.9 
 7. Brandt, Taylor H.8.5 
 8. Delany, Nelson G.7.7 
 9. Washburn, Cante.7.6 
 10. Henry, Wellington S.7.6 
Assists Per Game
 Winston SHEPARD
  Canterbury
  (203-F-93)
  Avg: 7.5
 1. Shepard, Canterbury7.5 
 2. Tait, SC Rangers7.4 
 3. Ili, Wellington S.6.2 
 4. Adnam, Nelson G.5.7 
 5. Kenny, Taylor H.5.5 
 6. Weeks, Southlan.5.5 
 7. ORiley, Taranaki.4.8 
 8. Knight, Manawatu.4.8 
 9. Boucher, SC Rangers4.7 
 10. Thames, Canterbury3.4 
Steals Per Game
 Xavier THAMES
  Canterbury
  (191-G-91)
  Avg: 2.3
 1. Thames, Canterbury2.3 
 2. Shepard, Canterbury2.3 
 3. Adnam, Nelson G.2.1 
 4. Iverson, Manawatu.1.8 
 5. Ili, Wellington S.1.8 
 6. Weeks, Southlan.1.8 
 7. Tait, SC Rangers1.6 
 8. Woods, Taranaki MA1.6 
 9. Boucher, SC Rangers1.6 
 10. Delany, Nelson G.1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Xavier SMITH
  Taranaki MA
  (206-C-)
  Avg: 1.7
 1. Smith, Taranaki MA1.7 
 2. Darling, Canterbury1.3 
 3. Jones, SC Rangers0.9 
 4. McRae, Manawatu J.0.9 
 5. Iverson, Manawatu.0.9 
 6. Pledger, Southlan.0.9 
 7. Majok, Wellington S.0.8 
 8. Henry, Wellington S.0.7 
 9. Morgan, Southlan.0.6 
 10. Douglas, Taranaki.0.6 
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Delany's double-double lands him Interperformances Player of the Week award - Jul 13, 2018


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Finn Delany
FINN DELANY

23-year old forward Finn Delany (198-F-95) had a very impressive game in the last round for Nelson G. and receives a Interperformances Player of the Week award for round 10.
He had a double-double of 30 points and 14 rebounds, while his team beat Canterbury (#5, 8-8) 102-91. Nelson G. maintains the 3rd position in New Zealand league. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost a few games earlier this season. Nelson G. will need more victories to improve their 11-3 record. In the team's last game Delany had a remarkable 84.6% from 2-point range. He has many years of experience at Nelson G., through which he has constantly improved. Southwest Baptist University graduate has very impressive stats this year. Delany is in league's top in points (7th best: 20.2ppg), rebounds (7th best: 8.3rpg) and averages solid 69.5% FGP.

Second best performed player last round was L.J. Peak (196-G/F-96, agency: Pensack Sports) of top-ranked Wellington S.. He is American swingman in his first season at Wellington S.. In the last game Peak recorded impressive 38 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists. Of course he led Wellington S. to another comfortable win outscoring the lower-ranked Manawatu J. (#8, 2-13) 113-93. Of course Wellington S. still keep the league's top spot. His team lost just two games this season, while they won 13 matches. Peak is one of the most experienced players at Wellington S. and has a reputation of one of team's most reliable players.

Third place about best performers goes to another Wellington S.'s star - forward Majok Majok (206-F-92). Majok scored 24 points and grabbed fifteen rebounds (!!!). He was another key player of Wellington S., helping his team with a 94-92 win against the lower-ranked Canterbury (#5, 8-8). Wellington S. confirms their top position in the standings. Majok has a great season in New Zealand. After 15 games, he made it on the list of the league's leaders in rebounds with 11.3rpg (#1 in league).

Other top performing players last week:
4. Dion Prewster (195-G/F-90) of Taylor Hawks - 25 points, 5 rebounds and 8 assists
5. Jarrad Weeks (185-G-89) of Southland S. - 23 points, 5 rebounds and 10 assists
6. Julian Washburn (203-F-91) of Canterbury - 27 points, 10 rebounds and 3 assists
7. Daishon Knight (185-G-91) of Manawatu J. - 36 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists
8. Marcel Jones (203-F-85) of SC Rangers - 26 points, 15 rebounds and 4 assists
9. Kyle Adnam (186-G-93) of Nelson G. - 27 points, 3 rebounds and 6 assists
10. Xavier Thames (191-G-91) of Canterbury - 31 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists

The Player of the week is selected based on efficiency calculation, but also including game result, importance of the game, if played recorded double-double/triple-double, etc.
The efficiency formula is a combination of various formulas used by different basketball organizations/leagues. We got involved many basketball scouts and journalists to assure it's accuracy.
The formula: 1.5*PTS + 3* (REB+AST+ST+BL-TO) - 2*BSAG - 4*PF + 3*PFRV + 4* (2FGPM+3FGPM) + 1.5*FTM - 3* (2FGPA-2FGPM) - 3* (3FGPA-3FGPM) - (FTA-FTM)

The Player of the Week awards are presented by Interperformances. Interperformances is a full-service agency specializing in the representation of professional athletes the world-over. With more than forty-eight years of experience, INTERPERFORMANCES is well known to all professional teams and clubs. General Managers trust and rely on our opinions and recommendations.
  




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