Nick Okorie named NBL Player of the Week

Nick Okorie

Nick Okorie

(TORONTO, ON) – The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Nick Okorie of the Oshawa Power has been named the Recharge with Milk Player of the Week for the week ending December 16, 2012.  This is the first time this season that a player from Oshawa has received this honour.

Okorie, a 6’1” guard who played his college ball at Texas Tech, helped Durham’s Team win two key games this week. In addition to averaging 27 points per game during that span, he also scored 38 points in Oshawa’s 105-101 victory over the division-leading London Lightning, as Oshawa handed their provincial rivals their first regular season loss.  Okorie was also perfect from the free throw line, going 12-for-12 over that two game span.

Previous winners of the Recharge With Milk Player of the Week Award:

December 9th – Quinnel Brown of the Halifax Rainmen
December 2nd – Darren Duncan of the Windsor Express
November 25th – Devin Sweetney of the Moncton Miracles
November 18th – Morgan Lewis of the London Lightning
November 11th – Greg Plummer of the Summerside Storm
November 4th – Tyrone Levett of the Moncton Miracles

Courtesy NBL

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