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David Nesbitt selected the top Bahamian playing abroad in last week's games - Mar 13, 2017


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


David Nesbitt
David Nesbitt
   #1. This week's number one is an international forward David Nesbitt (200-91, college: St.Thomas, FL, currently plays in Argentina). He contributed to a Olimpico de La Banda's victory against the third-ranked Weber Bahia (21-14) 80-69 in the Argentinian LigaA last Thursday. Nesbitt scored 10 points and grabbed 9 rebounds. Ciclista Olimpico de La Banda (22-19) is placed fifth in Norte group. Nesbitt has relatively good stats this season: 11.2ppg, 5.9rpg, 1.2spg, 2FGP: 49.2%, 3FGP: 42.1% and FT: 85.0%. He is currently a member of the Bahamas senior national team.

Buddy Hield
Buddy Hield
   #2. Second place goes to former international guard Buddy Hield (193-93, college: Oklahoma, currently plays in NBA). Hield could not help the Sacramento Kings (25-41) in their last game. Despite his very good performance the Sacramento Kings (25-41) lost 92-105 on the road to the Denver Nuggets. Hield was the top scorer with 17 points. He also added 6 rebounds and 3 assists in 30 minutes; quite an impressive performance considering it's only Hield's third season in pro basketball. It was Kings' eighth consecutive loss in a row. Hield has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages: 13.9ppg, 3.4rpg, 2FGP: 53.5%, 3FGP: 51.2%(22-43) and FT: 86.7% in nine games he played so far. Hield played for the Bahamas national team in 2014.

Christopher Turnquest
Christopher Turnquest
   #3. The Bahamas player who performed third best last week abroad was an experienced former international power forward Christopher Turnquest (203-83, college: Miles CC, currently plays in Spain). He was not able to help Arenys (10-10) in their last game on Saturday. Despite Turnquest's very good performance the eighth-placed Arenys (10-10) was defeated 76-68 at home by the lower-ranked Olivar (#9) in the Group C-A. He was the top scorer with 24 points. Turnquest also added 9 rebounds. This season Turnquest has relatively solid stats: 11.3ppg, 6.3rpg, 2FGP: 51.2%, 3FGP: 42.9% and FT: 61.3%. He played for the Bahamas national team eleven years ago.

Travis Munnings
Travis Munnings
   #4. Forward Travis Munnings (198-94, currently plays college basketball in the States), who plays in the NCAA was not able to secure a victory for the La-Monroe (2-13) in their last game. Despite Munnings' very good performance the La-Monroe lost 51-63 on their home court in Monroe to the Texas State University at San Marcos. He had a double-double by scoring 18 points and getting 10 rebounds. Munnings also added 3 blocks in 40 minutes. The Regular Season already ended in the NCAA. Munnings has reliable stats this year: 13.2ppg, 8.1rpg and 2.0apg in 33 games. He is also Bahamas national team player.

Bennet Davis
Bennet Davis
   #5. Former international forward Bennet Davis (206-84, agency: Inception Sports, college: Northeastern, currently plays in France) led SAP Vaucluse to a victory over the closely-ranked Lorient (11-17) 77-62 in the French NM1 (third division) last Saturday. He was MVP of the game. Davis recorded 17 points and grabbed 9 rebounds (made all of his five free throws). Sorgues-Avignon-Le Pontet Vaucluse (12-16) is placed 13th in the NM1. Davis' stats this season are: 12.5ppg, 5.1rpg, 1.9apg and 1.2spg. Worth to mention Davis played also at Eurobasket Summer League, which helped him get the job in pro basketball. He used to play for the Bahamas national team three years ago.

Lourawls Nairn
Lourawls Nairn
   #6. Point guard Lourawls Nairn (179-94, currently studies in the States) couldn't help the Michigan St. (10-8) in their game against the University of Minnesota (10-8) in the NCAA. Nairn recorded 5 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 29 minutes. The Michigan St. lost 58-63 on their home court in East Lansing to the University of Minnesota. The Regular Season already ended in the NCAA. This year Nairn's overall stats are: 3.7ppg, 2.5rpg and 3.7apg in 33 games. He has a dual citizenship: Bahamas and American. Nairn is a former U17 international player as he played for the Bahamas team six years ago.

Dwight Coleby
Dwight Coleby
   #7. Former international forward Dwight Coleby (206-94, is currently at the American university) couldn't help the Kansas (16-2) in their game against the Texas Christian University (6-12) in the NCAA. He cannot count Thursday's game as one of the best ones. Coleby scored only 2 points and blocked 2 blocks in 6 minutes on the court. The Kansas were edged 85-82 in Fort Worth by the Texas Christian University. The Regular Season already ended in the NCAA. This year Coleby's total stats are: 1.7ppg and 1.8rpg in 20 games. He used to play for the Bahamas national team three years ago.

J.R. Cadot
J.R. Cadot
   #8. Swingman J.R. Cadot (196-87, agency: Dynamics Global Management, college: TCU, currently plays in Spain) managed to help Ametx Zornotza to win against the 14th-ranked Blancos de Rueda (4-18) crushing them 77-55 in the Spanish LEB Silver (third division) last Saturday. Cadot scored only 4 points. Ametx Zornotza (13-11) is placed seventh in the LEB Silver. It's Cadot's first season with the team. He has averaged so far 9.2ppg, 5.1rpg and 1.4apg. Cadot plays currently for the Bahamas national team.

Gjio Bain
Gjio Bain
   #9. Former international center Gjio Bain (211-85, college: S.Mississippi, currently plays in Indonesia) couldn't help Bima Perkasa (1-11) in their game against Pacific Caesar (7-5) in the Indonesian IBL. He scored 6 points, grabbed 9 rebounds and made 2 blocks in 21 minutes. Bima Perkasa was crushed 83-59 on their home court in Sakti by the higher-ranked (#5) Pacific Caesar. It was Bima Perkasa's tenth consecutive loss in a row. There are only two games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. Bain has averaged so far 5.4ppg and 6.6rpg in five games. He used to play for the Bahamas national team six years ago.

Jaraun Burrows
Jaraun Burrows
   #10. Forward Jaraun Burrows (203-85, college: IPFW, currently plays in Israel) helped Hap.Haifa win their game against the fourth-ranked Hasharon (10-10) 87-78 in the Israeli National League (second division) on Tuesday night. Burrows recorded a double-double by scoring 19 points and getting 10 rebounds. He also added 3 assists. Hapoel Haifa (8-14) is placed 12th in the National League. They ended the series of nine consecutive loses. There are only four games left until the end of the Regular Season. So now every game is very crucial. This season Burrows has very high stats. He averages: 22.3ppg, 10.2rpg, 1.7apg and 1.9spg. Burrows is an international player who is currently on the senior Bahamas National Team roster.


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

   #1. Klay Thompson (201-G-90, college: Washington St., currently plays in NBA) could not help the Golden State Warriors (52-14) in their last game. Despite his very good performance the Golden State Warriors (52-14) were edged 103-102 on the road by the Minnesota Timberwolves. Thompson was the top scorer with 30 points. He also added 6 rebounds in 36 minutes. It was Golden State Warriors' third consecutive loss in a row. It's Thompson's sixth season with the team. Thompson has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages: 21.9ppg, 3.7rpg and 2.1apg in 63 games he played so far. Thompson has a dual citizenship: Bahamas and American.

   #2. Jonathan Fairell (201-F-93, agency: Duran International, college: Murray St., currently plays in France) led SPO Rouen to a victory over the league outsider JA Vichy (8-14) 76-66 in the French ProB (second division) in Tuesday night's game. He was MVP of the game. Fairell scored 17 points, had 6 rebounds, passed 3 assists and added 4 blocks; not bad, considering it's only his second season in pro basketball. SPO Rouen Basket (10-12) is placed 11th in the ProB. It was his team's fourth consecutive victory in a row. This season Fairell has relatively solid stats: 14.0ppg, 6.9rpg, 1.3apg and 1.1spg. He is another player who holds two passports: Bahamas and American.

   #3. Zane Knowles (208-C-92, college: Texas A&M-CC, currently plays in Poland) was not able to help Wilki Morskie in their game against Rosa (14-9) in the Polish PLK. Knowles scored 7 points in 17 minutes. Wilki Morskie lost 63-68 in Radom to the higher-ranked (#5) Rosa. This year Knowles' overall stats are: 5.0ppg and 3.3rpg in three games.

   #4. Dynile Forbes (190-G-87, college: La-Monroe, currently plays in Spain) was not able to secure a victory for Gandia (7-17) in their last game on Sunday. Despite his good performance Gandia was edged 89-87 on the opponent's court by the one of league's weakest teams Albacete (#15). Forbes was the top scorer with 14 points. Forbes averaged so far 14.3ppg and 2.5rpg.

   #5. Prince Cooper (193-G-93, currently plays college basketball in the States) managed to help University of Louisiana at Monroe in a victory against the Arkansas State University (4-14) 73-70 in the NCAA last Wednesday. He scored 5 points in 16 minutes. The University of Louisiana at Monroe has rather weak 2-13 conference record this season. The Regular Season already ended in the NCAA. This year Cooper's total stats are: 3.9ppg and 1.5rpg in 19 games.

   #6. Shaquille Cleare (203-C-93, currently studies in the States) contributed to Texas' victory against the Texas Tech University 61-52 in the NCAA on Wednesday night. He scored only 2 points. Cleare's total stats this season are: 8.0ppg and 4.6rpg.

   #7. Shavanno Cooper (198-F-92, currently plays in NCAA2) couldn't help the Palm Beach Atlantic University in their game against the Rollins College in the NCAA2. Cooper scored only 4 points and grabbed 7 rebounds. His team was edged 71-70 in the NCAA2. Cooper has averaged so far 7.9ppg, 5.1rpg, 1.2apg and 1.3spg.

   #8. Robert Nortmann (205-F, college: Dalhousie, currently plays in NBLCanada) couldn't help the Island Storm in their game against the Saint John Riptide in the NBL Canada. He scored 5 points in 12 minutes. His team was crushed by 26 points 125-99. Nortmann has averaged so far 7.9ppg, 5.1rpg, 1.2apg and 1.3spg in 21 games. He has both Bahamas and Canadian nationalities.   




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David Nesbitt selected the top Bahamian playing abroad in last week's games - 11 days ago
We bring you last week's top performances from Bahamians who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level. This week's number one is an international forward David Nesbitt (200-91). He could not help Olimpico de La Banda (32-24) in their last game. Despite Nesbitt's very good performance the fourth-placed Olimpico de La Banda (32-24) lost 74-83 on the road to the leading San Martin Corrientes in the Norte group.    [read more]


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