Jeff Ayres (206 cm, Arizona State’09) is making his way to Japan this 2017 after signing a deal to play for Toyota Alvark Tokyo (Japan-B League). He is coming off a 22-game stint playing in the NBA D-League for the Los Angeles D-Fenders. During his brief run, Jeff dropped averages of 12.8 ppg and 4.7 rpg. Ayres began the 2016-17 season on the roster of Russian powerhouse CSKA Moscow (Russia-VTB). He played four games for them in the Euroleague and averaged 6.0 ppg and 4.8 rpg. In three VTB United league games, Ayres posted averages of 4.7 ppg and 2.0 rpg.
MVP Philip Austin Brooks sets sights on developing basketball in Africa Philip Austin Brooks, a multi-talented guard and small forward noted for his versatility, has