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Long Beach’s Casper Ware Scores 24 In Australia

Long Beach’s Casper Ware Scores 24 In Australia

Former Long Beach State star and NBA player Casper Ware scored 24 points to lead Melbourne United past the Adelaide 36ers 99-91 in Australia’s National Basketball League.   The 5-10 guard drained 3 threes, while sinking 9-of-10 from the line.   Ware also had 5 assists and 2 rebounds in the game.   Tai Wesley (Utah St.) added 14 points and 7 rebounds for Melbourne in the win.   For Adelaide, Daniel Johnson (Pepperdine) had 20 points with 10 rebounds, while Shannon Shorter (North Texas) added 11 points and 11 rebounds in the loss.   But the star of the game was Ware, who is second in the NBL in assists this season, averaging 14.5 points and 4.8 dimes for Melbourne.   This summer he led Team Challenge ALS to The ($2 million) Basketball Tournament championship game, pouring in 28 points in the team’s 88-83 win over Scarlet & Gray in the TBT semifinals.   Ware also played with Melbourne last season, when he was the NBL’s second leading scorer at 22.1 ppg.   In addition, he played in the France Pro A last year, where he averaged 12.1 points, 3.5 assists, and 2.3 rebounds for ASVEL, leading the team to the championship.   Ware was also named the LNB Finals MVP.   Prior to playing in France, Ware was in the China’s CBA league where he averaged 20.9 points, 4.6 rebounds, 4 assists, and 1.3 steals for TianJin Steel.   He also scored 31 points, including pouring in 27 in the third quarter, to lead BB4L to the Los Angeles Drew League title two summers ago.   A college star at Long Beach State, Ware led the team in scoring and assists as a senior, averaging 17.4 points and 3.4 dimes to guide the school to a 25-9 record and the NCAA Tournament.   Undrafted, Ware played part of one season in the NBA with the Sixers.     For more basketball news go to http://www.blacktoptv.com/


LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball Sign In Lithuania

LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball Sign In Lithuania

LiAngelo and LaMelo Ball have signed one-year deals with Prienu Vytautas in Lithuania’s LKL league.

 

“We engaged in serious talks with several teams, and Vytautas…

D2 UIndy’s Darius Adams Scores 34 In China

D2 UIndy’s Darius Adams Scores 34 In China

Former D2 University of Indianapolis star Darius Adams poured in 34 points to lead the Xinjiang Flying Tigers past the Shandong Golden Stars 114-111…

Janelle Bailey USA Basketball Athlete Of Year

Janelle Bailey USA Basketball Athlete Of Year

University of North Carolina freshman Janelle Bailey has been named the 2017 USA Basketball Female Athlete of the Year.

 

The 6-4 center led USA to…

Vols’ Jarnell Stokes Scores 23 Points In China

Vols’ Jarnell Stokes Scores 23 Points In China

Former Tennessee star Jarnell Stokes poured in 23 points for the Zhejiang Golden Bulls in a 113-104 loss to the Beijing Ducks in the…

Butler’s Rotnei Clarke Scores 24 in Australia

Butler’s Rotnei Clarke Scores 24 in Australia

Former Butler star Rotnei Clarke poured in 24 points for the Illawarra Hawks in a 91-73 loss to Melbourne United in the Australia National…

Providence’s MarShon Brooks Scores 58 In China

Providence’s MarShon Brooks Scores 58 In China

Former Providence star and NBA player MarShon Brooks dropped a whopping 58 points to lead the Jiangsu Dragons over the Xinjiang Flying Tigers 115-99…

NBA’s Luis Scola Drops 22 At World Cup Qualifiers

Luis Scola Drops 22 At World Cup Qualifiers

NBA player and Argentina star Luis Scola poured in 22 points to lead Argentina past Paraguay 96-63 at FIBA Americas World Cup Qualifiers.

 

The qualifying…

Texas’ Damion James Signs In Israel

Texas’ Damion James Signs In Israel

Former Texas star and NBA player Damion James has signed with Hapoel Eilat in Israel’s Winner League.

 

The 6-7 forward comes from the Puerto Rico…

Ohio’s Maurice Ndour Signs In Russia

Ohio’s Maurice Ndour Signs In Russia

Former Ohio University star and Senegal native Maurice Ndour has signed with Unics Kazan in Russia’s VTB league.

 

The 6-9 forward played in the NBA…

Temple’s Lavoy Allen Signs In China

Temple’s Lavoy Allen Signs In China

NBA player and former Temple star Lavoy Allen has signed with the Zhejiang Golden Bulls in the Chinese Basketball Association.

 

The 6-9, 260-pound forward comes…

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