One of the vital thrilling new additions to the BBL this season, rookie American ahead Tajh Inexperienced of the Manchester Giants, has scooped the Molten BBL Participant of the Month award for March.
After being near month-to-month honours quite a few instances already, he completed March by changing into the primary participant this season to document a triple-double within the BBL, separating him in one other shut contest.
That got here in victory over Plymouth Metropolis Patriots on the Nationwide Basketball Efficiency Centre in Manchester, making it three straight wins at house for Giants, as Inexperienced completed with 19 factors, 17 rebounds and 10 assists.
In all, the 6’8″ 24-year-old averaged a double-double over his six video games in March – the one participant to take action – by posting 19 factors and 11 rebounds per outing, together with three assists, a steal and a block, whereas taking pictures 47% from the ground.
Giants went 4-2 within the month and at the moment occupy fourth place within the BBL Championship desk, with two notable wins over the second-placed Bristol Flyers within the final month. These have been Inexperienced’s highest-scoring video games of March, together with a BBL Championship profession excessive 32 factors within the house win as he shot an eye-watering 7-10 (70%) three-pointers for a profession excessive in makes, together with a pair of triples in the important thing run to open the second half.
General, he’s fourth within the BBL for scoring and second in rebounding with averages of 18.4 factors and 9.0 boards per sport, in addition to being sixth in blocked pictures. In complete, he has scored extra baskets than some other participant within the BBL Championship up to now this season, with 215 at the moment two away from David Sloan.
Giants now look to shut out the common season in April by consolidating fourth place, beginning with an enormous Retro Evening North West derby towards Cheshire Phoenix stay on Sky Sports activities tonight.