Liberia UK based basketball star Saah Nimley continues to perform up to expectation for his new club Newcastle Eagles as the 24-year-old play a major role in helping the team ending its pre-season campaign undefeated.
Over the weekend, Nimley top the points scoring chat after scoring 26 points plus 11 assists as the Eagles defeated Glasgow Rock 110-77 in its season pre-season match. Nimley bagged in 18 points at the end of the first half, but was unable to do same in the remaining two quarters after scoring additional 8 points that recorded him scoring the highest game points.
The 2015 Big South Player of the impressive form continued yesterday after the seven times British Basketball League winners completed their unbeaten streak in their pre-season campaign at the Benfield Centre for Sport basketball court in
The Eagles on yesterday defeated Team Northumbria 117-67 with Nimley finishing as the second highest points scorer with 30 points and 8 assists.
Newcastle Eagles, the most successful club in the British Basketball League, will travel to the 02 Arena in London to face All-Stars in the British Basketball All-Stars Championship on Sunday September 24 before kick starting its new BBL Championship season campaign against Leeds Force on September 29, 2017 at the Carnegie Sports Arena.
In a related development, Russian based Joe Ragland was the highest point scorer for his side Lokomotiv Kuban after the team lost against Crvena Zvezda 82-87 in a warm up match in Serbia.
The team will travel to Turkey where it is going to participate in another pre-season tournament.