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 Kadre GRAY
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 Dut DUT
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  (198-F-)
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 2. Bercy, St.Franc.11.3 
 3. Pereira, Waterloo11.2 
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 6. Nissen, Acadia9.6 
 7. Iegorov, TRU9.6 
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 Ritchie KANZA MATA
  Dalhousie
  (184-G-)
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 6. Dulay, UFV4.7 
 7. Rocca, Windsor4.5 
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 9. Burdeaux, Lethb.4.3 
 10. Agyeman, UNBC4.2 
Steals Per Game
 Dejon BURDEAUX
  Lethb.
  (183-PG-)
  Avg: 3.3
 1. Burdeaux, Lethb.3.3 
 2. Jenkins, Western3.0 
 3. Agada, Ottawa2.7 
 4. Kapinga, Calgary2.5 
 5. Mata, Dalhousie2.4 
 6. Dulay, UFV2.3 
 7. Small, Ryerson2.3 
 8. Masters, UNB2.3 
 9. Moore, Saskatch.2.2 
 10. Bermillo, Bishop's2.1 
Blocks Per Game
 Shane OSAYANDE
  Saskatch.
  (198-F-)
  Avg: 2.4
 1. Osayande, Saskatch.2.4 
 2. Graham, Queen's2.3 
 3. Nissen, Acadia2.1 
 4. Oirbans, Winnipeg1.8 
 5. Paul, Brandon1.7 
 6. Layton, Mount R.1.7 
 7. Pierre-C., Ottawa1.6 
 8. Debache, UQAM1.6 
 9. Morgan, UBC1.5 
 10. James, MacEwan1.5 
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Andrew Rautins selected the top Canadian playing abroad in last week's games - Feb 28, 2017


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


Andrew Rautins
Andrew Rautins
   #1. This week's number one is former international guard Andrew Rautins (193-86, college: Syracuse, currently plays in FIBA Europe Cup). He led his Turkish team Gaziantep to a victory over the eighth-ranked Ironi Nahariya 80-65 in the FIBA Europe Cup in Wednesday night's game. Rautins was MVP of the game. He scored 26 points (!!!) and grabbed 5 rebounds (was perfect 7-for-7 from the free throw line) in 37 minutes on the court. Gaziantep Basketbol (5-1) is placed second in group K. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. Rautins has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages: 15.1ppg, 3.9rpg, 4.3apg, 1.1spg, 2FGP: 62.1%(18-29), 3FGP: 38.3% and FT: 73.7% in 14 games he played so far. Rautins is a naturalized American. He played for the Canadian senior national team four years ago.

Anthony Bennett
Anthony Bennett
   #2. Second place goes to an international forward Anthony Bennett (203-93, college: UNLV, currently plays in Turkey). Bennett contributed to Fenerbahce's victory against the seventh-ranked Pinar Karsiyaka (10-9) 85-73 in the Turkish BSL last Sunday. He recorded a double-double by scoring 10 points and getting the same number of rebounds. Fenerbahce Istanbul (15-4) is placed first in the BSL. Bennett's overall stats this season are: 9.5ppg, 8.8rpg, 1.5apg, 1.3spg, 3FGP: 22.2%. He is in the roster of the Canadian senior national team.

Khem Birch
Khem Birch
   #3. The Canadian player who performed third best last week abroad was an international center Khem Birch (208-92, college: UNLV, currently plays in Greece). Birch contributed to an easy victory against one of league's weakest teams Apollon Patras (5-14) 87-70 in the Greek A1 on Monday night. He recorded 12 points and grabbed 6 rebounds in a mere 18 minutes. Olympiacos S.F.P. Pireus (16-0) is placed first in the A1. So far his team won all sixteen games in the Regular Season. This year Birch's overall stats are: 6.3ppg, 5.5rpg, 2FGP: 69.1%(47-68) and FT: 65.0% in 19 games. He is also a member of the Canadian senior national team.

Melvin Ejim
Melvin Ejim
   #4. Forward Melvin Ejim (200-91, college: Iowa St., currently plays in Basketball Champions League) was the main contributor in an Umana Venezia's victory against the fifth-ranked Ventspils (7-7) 70-61 in the Basketball Champions League in Wednesday night's game. Ejim was the best player in that game. He scored 18 points and grabbed 5 rebounds; quite an impressive performance considering it's only Ejim's third season in pro basketball. Umana Reyer Venezia (9-5) is placed third in group B. It's Ejim's first year with the team. He has relatively good stats this season: 11.3ppg, 5.8rpg, 1.6apg and 1.1spg. Ejim has a dual citizenship: Canadian and Nigerian. He is also Canadian national team player.

Andrew Wiggins
Andrew Wiggins
   #5. Former international guard Andrew Wiggins (203-95, college: Kansas, currently plays in NBA) could not help the Minnesota Timberwolves (24-36) in their last game. Despite Wiggins' very good performance the Minnesota Timberwolves (24-36) lost 130-142 on the road to the Houston Rockets. He was the second best scorer with 30 points. Wiggins also added 3 steals in 37 minutes; not bad, considering it's only his third season in pro basketball. Wiggins has very impressive stats this year: 23.4ppg, 4.2rpg and 2.5apg in 60 games. He used to play for the Canadian national team two years ago.

Kevin Pangos
Kevin Pangos
   #6. Point guard Kevin Pangos (188-93, college: Gonzaga, currently plays in Lithuania) contributed to an easy victory against the league outsider Siauliai (3-21) crushing them 101-50 in the Lithuanian LKL on Monday night. Pangos scored 12 points and added 3 passes. B.C. Zalgiris Kaunas (22-2) is placed first in the LKL. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. It's Pangos' first season with the team. His total stats this year are: 9.3ppg, 2.5rpg and 3.5apg. Pangos is a former international player as he played for the Canadian senior team eight years ago.

Kyle Landry
Kyle Landry
   #7. Former international power forward Kyle Landry (207-86, college: N.Arizona, currently plays in VTB United League) contributed to an easy victory against the eighth-ranked Enisey (8-10) 94-78 in the VTB United League in Saturday night's game. He recorded 12 points, 5 rebounds and 2 blocks in a mere 16 minutes. Zenit Saint Petersburg (15-3) is placed second in the VTB United League. It was his team's ninth consecutive victory in a row. Landry is one of the most experienced players in a team as it's his sixth year in Zenit's roster. This season Landry has relatively solid stats: 11.6ppg, 4.9rpg and 1.6apg in 18 games. He used to play for the Canadian national team four years ago.

Evaldas Zabas
Evaldas Zabas
   #8. Point guard Evaldas Zabas (188-88, currently plays in Baltic League) contributed to an easy victory against the fourth-ranked BK Ogre (6-6) crushing them 97-64 in the Baltic League last Wednesday. Zabas was the top player that evening. He scored 20 points and added 4 passes. Pieno Zvaigzdes Pasvalys (11-1) is placed first in group B. It was his team's sixth consecutive victory in a row. This season Zabas has very high stats. He averages: 15.5ppg, 3.8rpg and 3.3apg. Despite Zabas played previously for the Lithuanian U20 national team, he is currently in the Canadian U18 national team roster.

Tristan Thompson
Tristan Thompson
   #9. International forward Tristan Thompson (206-91, college: Texas, currently plays in NBA) contributed to an easy victory against the New York Knicks (24-36) 119-104 in the NBA on Thursday night. Thompson had a double-double by scoring 10 points and getting 14 rebounds. He also added 4 blocks in 31 minutes. The Cleveland Cavaliers have a solid 41-17 record this season. Thompson has been at the team for six years. Thompson has reliable stats this year: 8.1ppg, 9.8rpg and 1.2bpg in 58 games. He is also in the roster of the Canadian national team.

Olu Ashaolu
Olu Ashaolu
   #10. Power forward Olu Ashaolu (200-88, college: Oregon, currently plays in Japan) contributed to a Sanen Neophoenix's victory against the fifth-ranked Yokohama BC (14-27) 85-73 in the Japanese B League in Wednesday night's game. Ashaolu was the top player that evening. He recorded a double-double by scoring 23 points and getting 10 rebounds. Sanen Neophoenix (25-16) is placed second in Central group. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. Ashaolu's total stats this season are: 9.4ppg, 5.2rpg and 1.1apg. He is a former U18 international player as eleven years ago he still played for the Canadian national team.

   #11. Former international forward Aaron Doornekamp (201-85, agency: Interperformances, currently plays in Spain) managed to help Iberostar Tenerife CB Canarias in a victory against the 11th-ranked Baloncesto Fuenlabrada crushing them 85-61 in the Spanish Liga Endesa last Sunday. Doornekamp recorded 5 points in 20 minutes. Doornekamp averaged so far 12.3ppg, 4.0rpg and 1.3apg in 21 games. He used to play for the Canadian national team two years ago.

   #12. International point guard Cory Joseph (190-91, college: Texas, currently plays in NBA) helped Toronto Raptors win their game against the Portland Trail Blazers 112-106 in the NBA on Sunday night. Joseph scored 14 points and added 6 assists. Joseph averaged so far 8.6ppg, 2.6rpg and 2.9apg. He is also in the roster of the Canadian national team.

   #13. Former international swingman Jevohn Shepherd (196-86, college: Michigan, currently plays in FIBA Europe Cup) was not able to help Spirou Charleroi in their last game. Despite Shepherd's very good performance the fifth-placed Spirou Charleroi lost 78-86 in Nanterre to the second-ranked JSF Nanterre in the group Q of FIBA Europe Cup. He was the second best scorer with 16 points in 27 minutes. Shepherd averaged so far 13.5ppg, 2.5rpg and 2.0apg in two games. He used to play for the Canadian national team three years ago.

   #14. Former international guard Daniel Mullings (188-91, college: N.Mexico St., currently plays in FIBA Europe Cup) was not able to secure a victory for Joensuun Kataja in their last game on Wednesday. Despite Mullings' very good performance Joensuun Kataja (#2) was defeated 88-84 in Bonn by the leading Telekom Baskets in the group Q of FIBA Europe Cup. He scored 15 points, grabbed 6 rebounds and dished 4 assists. This season Mullings has very high stats. He averages: 16.0ppg, 6.5rpg and 2.5apg. Mullings used to play for the Canadian national team back in 2015.

   #15. Former University international forward Greg Surmacz (203-86, agency: Promotex, currently plays in Poland) couldn't help Energa Czarni (11-10) in their last game. Despite his very good performance Energa Czarni lost 63-69 in Wloclawek to the higher-ranked (#3) Anwil. Surmacz was the top scorer with 16 points in 35 minutes. This year Surmacz's total stats are: 8.7ppg, 5.2rpg and 1.6apg in 18 games. He used to play for the Canadian university national team eight years ago.


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

   #1. Ali Kanaan (207-C/F-85, college: Mass.-Lowell, currently plays in Lebanon) led Byblos to an easy victory against the league outsider Hoops Club (3-11) crushing them 97-75 in the Lebanese Pepsi LBL in Friday night's game. Kanaan scored 12 points and grabbed 6 rebounds. Byblos Sporting Club (11-2) is placed second in the Pepsi LBL. It was his team's seventh consecutive victory in a row. Kanaan plays fourth season for the team. He has averaged so far 5.5ppg, 5.6rpg and 1.4apg. Kanaan has a dual citizenship: Canadian and Lebanese.

   #2. Yannick Anzuluni (205-F-87, college: Houghton, currently plays in Sweden) led BC Lulea to a victory against the closely-ranked Norrkoping Dolphins (17-8) 81-70 in the Swedish Basketligan on Monday night. He scored 15 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 32 minutes. It was the game of the round between two top 4 ranked teams. BC Lulea (21-6) is placed first in the Basketligan. Anzuluni averaged so far 14.8ppg, 7.5rpg, 2.7apg and 2.1spg in 26 games he played so far.

   #3. Meshack Lufile (203-PF, college: Cape Breton, currently plays in Holland) contributed to Leeuwarden's victory against one of league's weakest teams Amsterdam (7-14) 102-88 in the Dutch Eredivisie in Saturday night's game. He scored 22 points, had 8 rebounds and dished 3 assists. Aris Leeuwarden (7-14) is placed sixth in the Eredivisie. It was his team's first victory after five consecutive loses. Lufile averaged so far 11.9ppg and 6.4rpg.

   #4. Experienced Ali Mahmoud (184-PG-83, currently plays in Lebanon) is a teammate of previously mentioned Ali Kanaan and both played together in the last Lebanese Pepsi LBL game. Mahmoud contributed to an easy victory against the league outsider Hoops Club (3-11) crushing them 97-75. He scored 10 points and added 5 passes. Mahmoud has averaged so far 5.8ppg, 2.8rpg and 3.0apg. He is another player who holds two passports: Canadian and Lebanese.

   #5. Tevonn Walker (188-G, currently plays college basketball in the States), who plays in the NCAA could not help the Valparaiso (10-2) in their last game. Despite Walker's very good performance the Valparaiso lost 78-82 at home to the Northern Kentucky University. He recorded 25 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 steals in 34 minutes. The Regular Season already ended in the NCAA. Walker averaged so far 11.8ppg, 5.6rpg, 1.3apg and 1.4spg in 28 games.

   #6. Chris Boucher (208-C/F-93, currently studies in the States) contributed to a 3-point Oregon's victory against the University of California 68-65 in the NCAA on Wednesday night. He scored 18 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in 25 minutes. Boucher averaged so far 12.1ppg, 6.3rpg and 2.6bpg in 28 games.

   #7. Michael Fraser (203-C-84, college: Oklah.Baptist, currently plays in Poland) was not able to help one of league's weakest teams AZS Polfarmex (4-17) in their last game. Despite his good performance AZS Polfarmex lost 77-81 on the road to the higher-ranked (#15) TBV Start. Fraser scored 11 points, grabbed 8 rebounds and made 2 blocks in 26 minutes. Fraser has averaged so far 7.8ppg and 8.0rpg in 19 games.

   #8. Elijah Long (183-G, is currently at the American university) contributed to an easy victory against the St.Francis College (NY) 77-62 in the NCAA in Saturday night's game. He scored 22 points, had 6 boards, passed 7 assists and added 3 steals in 29 minutes. Long averaged so far 14.8ppg, 5.3rpg, 4.5apg and 1.5spg in 31 games.

   #9. Chris Johnson (196-G/F-88, college: St.Bonaventure, currently plays in Portugal) was not able to secure a victory for Illiabum in their game against Vitoria SC in the Portuguese LPB. Despite his very good performance last Saturday He was the top scorer with 16 points. Johnson averaged so far 10.7ppg, 2.8rpg and 1.1apg.

   #10. Robbie Sihota (201-F-87, currently plays in Hungary) couldn't help MAFC in their game against Szedeak in the Hungarian A Division. Despite his very good performance in Saturday night's game He recorded a double-double by scoring 16 points and getting 13 rebounds. Sihota has individually a very good season with high stats. He averages: 16.8ppg, 7.9rpg, 1.4apg and 1.1spg. Sihota has both Indian and Canadian nationalities.   




Khem Birch
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Dwayne Smith
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Keith Gayden
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