All-Star 5 – Week 26

The latest BBL All-Star 5 is led by Glen Luss Glasgow Rocks’ Jordan Johnson after two huge performances this weekend, and he features alongside a teammate, while Cheshire Phoenix also have a pair of week two reps. consecutive.

Jordan Johnson – Glen Luss Glasgow Rocks
The Glasgow playmaker could have topped the All-Star 5 twice with his performances against the London Lions and Manchester Giants this weekend, appearing for the sixth time this season, which is now squarely third among all the players. Against the Lions at Copper Box Arena, he had a season-high 37 points on incredible shooting 6-8 (75%) from inside, 6-12 (50%) from beyond. arc and 7-8 (87%) at the line, including 14 points in the fourth quarter as Rocks added 35 to come back from 12 points down. Trailing by five, he scored seven straight points in a minute and a half to put them up for the first time since the first period.

Noah Dickerson – Cheshire Phoenix
Phoenix celebrated their BBL Trophy victory in front of their home fans on Sunday and did it in style with a demolition job on Surrey Scorchers, as big man Noah Dickerson made his third All-Star 5 appearance of the campaign. In just 24 minutes off the bench, he shot 10-12 (83%) from the field for 21 points, grabbing seven rebounds and adding four assists and two steals, with four of his points coming directly from his three offensive rebounds so that Cheshire scored 23 second-chance points.

Larry Austin Jr. – Cheshire Phoenix
Fellow countryman Larry Austin Jr. drove in a rare run and stole a double-double in the 47-point win, closing in on a triple-double, to claim weekly honors for the fifth time, just one spot behind Johnson and ranked fourth among all players with a second straight showing. He finished with 20 points and 10 steals, along with eight rebounds and five assists, as Cheshire scored a whopping 34 points on turnovers, including 13 as a result of his steals, nine of which he himself marked.

Patrick Whelan – Leicester Cavaliers
There is also a third appearance in Leicester’s British marksman Patrick Whelan’s weekly squad after they fell within two wins of the BBL Championship title with a road win at Surrey on Saturday. He scored 24 points on 9-12 (75%) shooting and 6-9 (66%) three-point range, also collecting three steals and three rebounds. The runners were in double digits in the first as he netted 14 of his points in the opening ten minutes, punishing the hosts with four trebles, including 11 of the points as he started and ended a 15-2 flurry that took them from an early deficit into a lead they held for good.

Jaycee Hillsman – Glen Luss Glasgow Rocks
American striker Jaycee Hillsman was another big performer in Glasgow’s victory at the London Lions on Friday, leading to his fourth appearance of the season in the All-Star 5. He scored 22 points on 9-15 (60% ) shooting from the field, with seven rebounds and three assists, and nine points in this fourth-quarter spurt, including the starting basket with six minutes left and a key score to keep him more than a game away. two shots before the last three minutes.

On the bench: Stanley Davis Jr. (Surrey Scorchers), Tyrik Armstrong (Manchester Giants), Isaiah Reese (London Lions), Mo Walker (Leicester Riders), Martaveous McKnight (Manchester Giants), Malcolm Delpeche (Bristol Flyers), Antwain Johnson (B. Braun Sheffield Sharks).

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