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Daniel Johnson named Round 14 NBL POTW
Johnson was back to his best in the 36ers drought-breaking 82-64 win over the Sydney Kings at the Adelaide Arena on Sunday, dropping a season-high 24 points and grabbing seven rebounds in the victory.Could've given it to Glen Saville of the Cairns Taipans? JK Sav.
This is the second time in NBL season 2012/13 the 212cm centre has been named Player of the Week, taking home the award in Round 7 courtesy of a 21-point, 15-rebound effort in the win over Perth, coincidently the 36ers last win prior to defeating Sydney.
There were a host of stars in the mix for the NBL Player of the Week, with Round 13 winner Gary Ervin putting up 29 points on 11-of-18 shooting as Townsville fell just short to New Zealand 82-78 on Friday night.
Crocs' teammate Luke Nevill continued his impressive start to life in North Queensland, with 20 points on 10-of-14 shooting in the narrow defeat.
Aaron Grabau was white-hot for the Cairns Taipans in their 94-81 win over Wollongong, finishing with 22 points on the back of 5-of-6 shooting from three-point land and a perfect 7-of-7 from the free throw line.
Perth’s Shawn Redhage, New Zealand’s Tom Abercrombie, Cairns’ Shane Edwards and Melbourne’s Jonny Flynn were also contenders