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NBL Standings
 1 Saints 15-0 
 2 Rams 11-3 
 3 Hawks 11-3 
 4 Sharks 9-5 
 5 Huskies 6-8 
 6 Giants 6-9 
 7 Rangers 3-12 
 8 Jets 2-12 
 9 Airs 2-13 

Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Tim QUARTERMAN
  Rangers
  (198-G-94)
  Avg: 28.1
 1. Quarterman Rangers28.1 
 2. Knight Jets24.1 
 3. Bowman Hawks23.4 
 4. Ellenson Jets22.4 
 5. Singler Hawks22.3 
 6. Billups Huskies21.7 
 7. Jones Huskies20.9 
 8. Rusbatch Hawks20.4 
 9. Jois Rangers20.4 
 10. Weeks Sharks19.6 
Rebounds Per Game
 Marcel JONES
  Huskies
  (203-F-85)
  Avg: 11.8
 1. Jones Huskies11.8 
 2. Jois Rangers11.5 
 3. Iverson Jets11.0 
 4. Moller Huskies10.8 
 5. Kay Saints9.3 
 6. Bowman Hawks8.6 
 7. Billups Huskies8.6 
 8. Vague Giants8.3 
 9. Singler Hawks7.9 
 10. Pledger Sharks7.9 
Assists Per Game
 Jarrod KENNY
  Hawks
  (188-G-85)
  Avg: 6.9
 1. Kenny Hawks6.9 
 2. Quarterman Rangers5.6 
 3. Ili Saints5.2 
 4. Jett Giants4.9 
 5. Knight Jets4.7 
 6. Weeks Sharks4.6 
 7. Naar Rams4.1 
 8. Nichols Huskies3.9 
 9. Gliddon Rams3.8 
 10. Iverson Jets3.7 
Steals Per Game
 Tim QUARTERMAN
  Rangers
  (198-G-94)
  Avg: 3.3
 1. Quarterman Rangers3.3 
 2. Dech Saints2.4 
 3. Jones Huskies1.9 
 4. Kay Saints1.9 
 5. Burton Airs1.7 
 6. Egwu Rangers1.7 
 7. Ili Saints1.7 
 8. Jois Rangers1.6 
 9. Harris Sharks1.5 
 10. Gliddon Rams1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Nnanna EGWU
  Rangers
  (211-C-92)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Egwu Rangers1.9 
 2. Wilkins Rams1.3 
 3. Pledger Sharks0.9 
 4. Harrison Giants0.9 
 5. Billups Huskies0.9 
 6. Jois Rangers0.9 
 7. Jones Huskies0.8 
 8. Iverson Jets0.8 
 9. Ellenson Jets0.7 
 10. Kickert Hawks0.7 

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Round 12 (Regular Season)

Saints 97%  Jun.30  Jets
Giants  Jun.29  Rams 72%
Huskies 67%  Jun.29  Airs
Hawks 62%  Jun.29  Sharks
Rams 89%  Jun.28  Rangers
Jets  Jun.27  Sharks 85%
Tai Jack Webster selected the top New Zealander playing abroad in last week's games - Apr 12, 2019


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TAI JACK WEBSTER
We bring you last week's top performances from New Zealanders who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level.


Tai Jack Webster
Tai Jack Webster
   #1. This week's number one is an international guard Tai Jack Webster (193-95, college: Nebraska, currently plays in Turkey). He led Galatasaray to a 1-point victory against the closely-ranked Tofas (16-8) 76-75 in the Turkish BSL in Wednesday night's game. Webster recorded 13 points in 33 minutes on the court. Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul (14-9) is placed fifth in the BSL. There are only three games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. Webster has relatively good stats this year: 10.9ppg, 3.0rpg, 3.8apg, 2FGP: 47.8%, 3FGP: 37.5% and FT: 67.5% in 21 games he played so far. Ex-Advice First Waikato Pistons player is currently a member of the New Zealand senior national team.

Steven Adams
Steven Adams
   #2. Second place goes to former international power forward Steven Adams (213-93, college: Pittsburgh, currently plays in NBA). He led Oklahoma City Thunder to a victory against the Detroit Pistons (41-41) 123-110 in the NBA last Friday. Adams recorded a double-double by scoring 14 points and getting the same number of rebounds. He also added 2 blocks. The Oklahoma City Thunder has 49-33 record this season. It was his team's fifth consecutive victory in a row. There are only four games left until the end of the NBA Regular Season. So now every game is very crucial. It's Adams' sixth year with the team. Adams has individually a very good season with high stats. He averages: 13.9ppg, 9.5rpg, 1.6apg, 1.5spg, 2FGP: 59.6%(481-807). Adams played for the New Zealand national team in 2011.

Isaac Fotu
Isaac Fotu
   #3. The New Zealand player who performed third best last week abroad was an international forward Isaac Fotu (203-93, college: Hawaii, currently plays in Germany). Fotu contributed to a ratiopharm Ulm's victory against the closely-ranked EnBW Ludwigsburg (12-14) 98-92 in the German BBL in Sunday night's game. He scored 7 points and grabbed 4 rebounds. Ratiopharm Ulm (14-12) is placed eighth in the BBL. Fotu's overall stats this season are: 8.0ppg, 4.5rpg, 2FGP: 56.8%(50-88), 3FGP: 16.7% and FT: 80.5%. He has a dual citizenship: Tongan and New Zealand. Fotu is also a member of the New Zealand senior national team.

Maxwell Darling
Maxwell Darling
   #4. An experienced forward Maxwell Darling (196-0, currently plays in Croatia). He could not help KK Vrijednosnice Osijek (10-10) to beat Split (12-8). Darling scored 7 points and grabbed 6 rebounds in 24 minutes. KK Vrijednosnice Osijek lost 84-93 on the road to the higher-ranked (#3) Split. There are only two games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be important. It's Darling's first season with the team. This year his overall stats are: 5.2ppg and 4.1rpg in 16 games. Darling is also New Zealand U18 national team player.

Brayden Inger
Brayden Inger
   #5. Former U19 international forward Brayden Inger (203-99, currently plays in Australia) helped Buccaneers win their game against the 13th-ranked Cougars (0-4) crushing them 107-68 in the Australian State League (second division) on Saturday night. He scored 12 points and grabbed 4 rebounds. Geraldton Buccaneers (4-1) are placed second in SBL group. It was his team's fourth consecutive victory in a row. But this is still an early stage of the season and everything may happen. This year Inger has very high stats. He averages: 16.0ppg, 6.6rpg, 2.4apg and 1.8spg. Inger used to play for the New Zealand U19 national team two years ago.

James Paringatai
James Paringatai
   #6. Forward James Paringatai (201-86, currently plays in Australia) is a teammate of previously mentioned Brayden Inger and both played together in the last Australian State League game. Paringatai helped Buccaneers win their game against the 13th-ranked Cougars (0-4) crushing them 107-68. He scored 7 points in only 11 minutes. This year Paringatai's total stats are: 4.6ppg and 2.4rpg in five games. He is a former international player as he played for the New Zealand senior team six years ago.

Maxim Stephens
Maxim Stephens
   #7. U18 international small forward Maxim Stephens (200-0, currently plays in Germany) was not able to help Kronberg in their game against HAKRO Merlins II (9-17) in the German Regionalliga (fourth division). He recorded only 4 points. The sixth-placed Kronberg (8-12) was edged 71-69 at home by the much lower-ranked HAKRO Merlins II (#13) in the South-West group. The Regular Season already ended. Stephens has averaged so far 6.6ppg and 5.3rpg. He is also New Zealand U18 national team player.


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

   #1. Experienced Aron Baynes (208-C-86, college: WSU, currently plays in NBA) led Boston Celtics to an easy victory against the Indiana Pacers (48-34) crushing them 117-97 in the NBA on Friday night. He had a double-double by scoring 11 points and getting the same number of rebounds. Baynes also added 2 blocks in 27 minutes. The Boston Celtics have 49-33 record this season. There are only four games left until the end of the NBA Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. This year Baynes' overall stats are: 5.6ppg, 4.7rpg and 1.1apg in 51 games he played so far. He has a dual citizenship: Australian and New Zealand.

   #2. Thomas Giles (180-G-88, currently plays in Australia) managed to help Northern Suburbs Bears to win against the eighth-ranked Canberra Gunners (2-3) crushing them 100-53 in the Australian State League (second division) last Saturday. Giles scored only 4 points and added 3 passes. Northern Suburbs Bears (5-1) are placed second in WARATAH group. Giles has averaged so far 2.7ppg and 1.2rpg.

   #3. Simon Bennett (188-G-85, currently plays in Germany). He could not help Grevenbroich (16-10) to beat Hertener Loewen (22-4). Bennett recorded 6 points in only 10 minutes. The sixth-placed Grevenbroich (16-10) was edged 69-68 on the road by the second-ranked Hertener Loewen in the West group. The Regular Season already ended. Bennett has been at the team for seven years. He has averaged so far 5.5ppg and 1.5rpg in four games. Bennett is another player who holds two passports: New Zealand and German.

  




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Jois
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