The newest All-Star 5 is led by Patrick Whelan’s elegant efficiency in entrance of the Sky Sports activities cameras at Morningside Enviornment on Friday evening, joined by two Plymouth Metropolis Patriots and the brand new total appearances chief for the season.
Patrick Whelan – Leicester Riders
Riders made it three straight wins by comprehensively avenging two earlier defeats to Caledonia Gladiators reside on Sky Sports activities, as Nice Britain worldwide guard Patrick Whelan produced a sensational double-double to make his second All-Star 5 look of the season. He poured in 25 factors on simply 8-10 (80%) taking pictures, pulling down all 5 of his three-point makes an attempt, with 10 rebounds, three assists and three steals, together with 11 factors and a trio of threes contained in the final 4 minutes of the third quarter because the hosts despatched the lead by means of 20 and have been comfy to the tip.
Isa Brandon – Plymouth Metropolis Patriots
Patriots are one other kind crew, with 4 wins within the final 5 and a profitable double-header over the weekend, as British guard Isa Brandon is the one debutant on this week’s crew after his excellent taking pictures show in Sunday’s win over Surrey Scorchers. He went 6-6 from the sphere and 2-2 on the free-throw line for his 16 factors, including seven rebounds and 5 assists in what was an in depth recreation all through. He did most of his scoring within the first half however crucially, after Scorchers had received again to inside two contained in the final three minutes, he grabbed an offensive rebound and a rating to maintain it a two-possession recreation down the stretch.
Jeremiah Bailey – Caledonia Gladiators
Gladiators even have 4 wins of their final 5 video games after an enormous fourth quarter comeback noticed them previous Newcastle Eagles on the Emirates Enviornment, with American ahead Jeremiah Bailey proving to be the distinction as he turns into the primary participant to make a fourth All-Star 5 exhibiting of the season. He completed with 28 factors on 9-14 (64%) inside taking pictures, with 9 rebounds and two assists, together with 9 factors to maintain Gladiators in contact within the third quarter, and whereas he didn’t rating within the decisive 15-0 fourth quarter run he did plenty of different work in that spell together with grabbing an offensive board that led to a momentum-swinging ‘and-one’ play for Jordan Burns.
Antonio Williams – Plymouth Metropolis Patriots
One other massive efficiency from Plymouth’s win over Surrey got here from American guard Antonio Williams, as his double-double ends in a second All-Star 5 exhibiting of the marketing campaign as Patriots improved to 7-6 and climbed to fourth within the BBL Championship. He scored 11 factors and handed out a season-high 12 assists, with 4 rebounds, three blocks and two steals as he did his work at each ends of the ground. That included seven factors, two assists and two steals within the fourth quarter, and 4-4 from the free-throw line inside the ultimate minute, because the groups traded blows in an in depth alternate.
Malcolm Delpeche – Bristol Flyers
Bristol stay second within the desk at 9-4 after beating Surrey on Friday, resulting in Malcolm Delpeche gaining weekly honours for the second time this season as he put up a giant double-double. The league’s main offensive rebounder had 15 factors and 12 boards, 10 of which have been on the offensive finish, together with two assists and two blocks. Separated by one shot on the half, Flyers received up double-figures within the third as he scored seven factors in that spell, with 4 rebounds and two blocks, as 4 of these factors got here off his personal offensive boards throughout the important thing run that pushed it past a one possession recreation.
Off the bench: Darius Defoe (Newcastle Eagles), Thomas Bell (Bristol Flyers), Shakem Johnson (Surrey Scorchers), Fraser Malcolm (Caledonia Gladiators), Kosta Koufos (London Lions), Ryan Martin (Surrey Scorchers), Marcus Delpeche (B. Braun Sheffield Sharks).