Everyone at Scorers 1st would like to congratulate Brandyn Curry for signing in the BEKO BBL with Eisbaeren Bremerhaven the team announced today.
A versatile guard out of Harvard University, Curry helped lead SPM Shoeters Den Bosch to a Dutch Basketball League Championship this past season and earned MVP honors for his postseason play after finishing with a 26-point performance in the final game.
In this series, we will be meeting the new additions to Scorers 1st who recently finished their respective college careers and now prepare to make the jump from college to the pros.
College of Idaho's Josh Wilson (player profile page, available 2015-16) topped off a successful 2014-15 campaign by being selected as the Cascade Collegiate Conference men's basketball player of the year after a vote by the conference head coaches and earning NAIA All-American honors.
Wilson, a native of Las Angeles, Calif., averaged 10.8 points a game on the season and finished with the fifth best rebounding average at 7.3. He ended the season fourth in assists with 126 (3.9 average) and second in steals with 65.
The 6-3 guard played in all 32 games for the Yotes, leading them to a first place finish in the regular season and a Cascade Conference championship.
We are proud to announce the addition of Oleksandr Lypovyy to Scorers 1st Sportmanagement.
One of the rising young basketball talents in Europe, Lypovyy (player profile page, available for 15-16 season) is an extremely versatile 6-foot-7 small forward who has experience playing point guard as well.
During the course of the offseason, Scorers 1st members look back on their pro season overseas and look ahead to their summer approach to growing their game, while offering some advice to rookies along the way...
It was a very memorable first season playing professionally and overseas for forward Tyson Hinz (player profile page, available 2015-16 season). A former MVP and college champion out of Canada's powerhouse, Carleton University, Hinz earned All-Star team honors in Holland, competed in the 3-point shootout at All-Star weekend, helped lead Landstede Zwolle to the Dutch Basketball Finals and averaged 12.7 points, 6.6 rebounds (ranked 10th in the league), 2.2 steals (ranked 4th) and 1.3 assists per game, while shooting 57% from the field, 40% from 3-pt. and 75% FT.
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