Daniel Johnson is NBL Round 7 POTW
After leading his side to a huge road win in Perth on Friday night, Adelaide 36ers big man Daniel Johnson has taken out the National Basketball League's Player of the Week for Round Seven of the iiNet NBL Championship.Runners up were Madgen (23/3/2 in a road win) and Deleon (23/3/2 also, in a home fightback win).
Johnson was instrumental in the 36ers being able to spoil the Wildcats’ party to celebrate the opening of Perth Arena. The 212cm centre scored 21 points and added 15 rebounds, as well as one assist and one steal. He went 8-of-18 from the field and 5-of-6 from the free-throw line. He also made a critical bucket with 35 seconds remaining in the game that helped seal the win.
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Other leading contenders for Player of the Week in Round Seven included Alex Pledger (New Zealand), Jonny Flynn (Melbourne), Oscar Forman (Wollongong), Adam Ballinger (Melbourne), Alex Loughton (Cairns), Matt Knight (Perth), Anthony Petrie (Adelaide), Ian Crosswhite (Sydney) and Cedric Jackson (New Zealand).