Lightning

Bolts Trade Herring, Get Waithe

The NBL Canada champion London Lightning have traded the rights to guard Doug Herring Jr. to the Moncton Magic, in return for 6’8″ forward Marvell Waithe. Herring Jr. averaged almost 15 points per game over 47 games, shot 40 per cent from the three-point range and was the loop’s third-best assist man. Waithe averaged 17.7 […]

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NBL Canada Announces Protected Players List

The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce its 2018-19 protected list, broken down by team. NBL Canada’s protected list allows teams to retain the rights of players who’ve participated in the 2017-18 NBL Canada season and retains the rights to those players throughout the 2018-19 season. After August 15, 2018, a competing […]

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River Lions Leave NBL Canada, Join New Loop

The Niagara River Lions have bolted from the National Basketball League of Canada, and will play in the newly-formed Canadian Elite Basketball League, founded by the club’s CEO, Richard Petko. The new loop begins play in May 2019. Here’s the statement from NBL Canada Deputy Commissioner Audley Stephenson: “On behalf of the National Basketball League […]

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