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 2 Bernard Parks22.0 
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 5 Tony Omotayo20.0 
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 2 Tony Omotayo11.2 
 3 Dwayne Soders11.0 
 4 Marcus Walker10.8 
 5 Dorian Purnell9.8 
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 2 Daylon Guy6.6 
 3 Jamaal Newman5.8 
 4 A'Daeron Duncan4.9 
 5 Ant Oxley4.0 
  
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 2 Daylon Guy3.0 
 3 Freddie Williams2.7 
 4 Bernard Parks2.3 
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Tony Omotayo: Stud or One year wonder? - Oct 20, 2012


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Tony Omotayo

ATLANTA Enough scorers have enjoyed career seasons next to DeAndre Bray (5'6''-G-85, agency: Gamble Sports Management, college: Jacksonville St.) to question whether Tony Omotayo (6'4''-F-85, college: Ft.Valley St.) will be the same offensive player without him around.

Every Lion figures to take some kind of efficiency hit without Bray, but no Atlanta player relied on him more to create easy buckets than Omotayo last season, although the flip side of that is that Bray needed an excellent roll man like Omotayo more than any other Lion to be successful himself.

According to Usbasket, Omotayo was assisted on 70.0 percent of his buckets in 2011-12 with the Lions last year. A third of his 2011-12 plays came as the roll man (more than any other play type), UBABasket, a play on which he scored 1.23 points per play (10th in the league). Thus some wonder whether he can repeat his superb 16.4 ppg season on 50.5 percent shooting (60.8 percent with Bray, 44.0 percent without him, per the UBAs stats tool) with Bray no longer around to set him up.

Omotayo was by far the Most Valuable Player for the Lions in the UBA championship game last summer (24 points and 8 rebounds), but the team came up short to the hands of Jermaine Barnes (6'5''-G/F-82, agency: Gamble Sports Management, college: Point, GA) and the GIE Maile Matrix.

He was an ideal pick-and-roll partner for Bray with his combination of athleticism, agility and quickness in a 6-foot-5 package. The Nigerian-America was the biggest surprise for the UBA coming off a season ending injury in 2010-11. He return with a new mind set and focus for the game that wasnt expected. Omotayo averaged a career best 16.4ppg, 6.5rpg shooting over 50%. He was later named Usbasket.com All-UBA Import Player of the Year.

Omotayo so badly wanted an opportunity to prove himself upon landing in UBA, and he found himself in a perfect situation with the unselfish Bray. Yet now without him he bristled at a question during Media Day about whether his game would change without the PRIMESs new point guard.

"Tony is ready to be a big contributor for us this season", says head coach Mike Dennis . As long as he continues to work like he does he will be one of the top forwards in the league this season.

  




Brian Fisher
Fisher is back at Spartans, ex Korikouvot - 16 days ago
Georgia Spartans signed 30-year old guard Brian Fisher (191-88, college: Winston Salem). It is actually his comeback to Spartans as he has played here before. The last time (16) he played at played at Korikouvot in Finnish 1st Division. He missed last season and had one year break from professional basketball. Fisher has played also professionally in Romania (CS Dinamo Bucuresti and CSM Bucuresti), Finland (Kouvot) and WBA (Atlanta Blaze). He attended Winston Salem State University unti...   [read more]

Jay Canty
Jay Canty (ex SISU) signs at Atlanta Legends - 19 days ago
JAY CANTY Atlanta Legends landed 26-year old forward Jay Canty (198-91kg-91, college: Appalachian State). The last time (15) he played at played at SISU Copenhagen in Danish 1st Division. Canty missed last season and had one year break from professional basketball. Canty's team made it to the Southern Conference Tournament Semifinals in 2013. He has played also professionally in Colombia (Barrancabermeja Ciudad Futuro). Canty attended Appalachian State until 2014 and it will be his fift...   [read more]

Bradley
Smith
Latest wins for Dayton Sharks and South Carolina Cardinals - 1 month ago
Dayton Sharks narrowly defeated Indiana Generals 88:86 in the latest UBA Winter season action. Brandon Hardin came up with 21 points and 10 rebounds to lead all scorers. John Der (6'4''-G/F-87, college: St.Katherine) and Bradley Smith (6'6''-F-85) contributed 20 points each for the Generals. Chris Crutchfield and Donnie Lee (6'4''-SG) came up with 15 points each for the Sharks. In the meantime South Carolina Cardinals topped South Carolina Celtics 56:46.   [read more]


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Daylon Guy was named UBA Player of the Month: March - 2 months ago  
DeAndre Bray is a newcomer at Southwest Atlanta Ambassadors - 2 months ago  
Fort Worth F.I.R.M. signs Bijan Dotson - 2 months ago  
GIE Maile Matrix lands C.J. Foster, ex HAB Sonics - 2 months ago  
Teams Announced for 2018 Liga Mediterranean Cup of Champions - 3 months ago  
Erron Maxey joins Formosa Dreamers - 3 months ago  
GIE Maile Matrix inks Oliver Garcia and Jose Americo Delgado for 2018 Copa Mitchell Cup, ex Plaza - 4 months ago  
GIE Maile Matrix add Givens for 2018 Copa Mitchell Cup - 5 months ago  
Duncan agreed terms with GIE Maile Matrix for the 2018 Copa Mitchell Cup - 5 months ago  
Universal Basketball Association Welcome the Atlanta Ambassadors: 2017-18 Season - 7 months ago  
Trinity United to Host 2018 Liga Mediterranean Cup in Barcelona, Spain - 7 months ago  
Matrix inks Blake Walker for the 2018 Copa Mitchell Cup, ex Gaiteros - 7 months ago  
Williams re-signs at GIE Maile Matrix - 7 months ago  
Fort Worth F.I.R.M. confirms reigning MVP Daylon Guy for the season - 7 months ago  
South Carolina appointed as the Atlantic Division - 8 months ago  
Jermaine Barnes agreed terms with Mataro Parc Boet - 9 months ago  
Cory Bradford (ex GIE Maile Matrix) is a newcomer at KK Bosna-Royal Sarajevo - 9 months ago  
Glen Rice Jr. dominates Awards in Ciba Copa (Mexico) 2017 - 9 months ago  
Jermaine Barnes leaves Liberia (LBS) - 10 months ago  
Brandon Givens continues to dominate Colombian Liga DirecTV - 10 months ago  
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