All Star Five – Week 2

Our second All Star Five line-up of the 2015-16 campaign sees A British player retain a perfect record.

Neil Watson (Leicester Riders)
A regular in last year’s line-up, Watson announced his return in 2015-16 with a typically influential effort for Leicester Riders as they opened up the season by blasting away Worcester Wolves. The playmaker was integral to the success, finding his range from behind the three-point line with four triples, as he amassed a sparkling 22 points. He also added five rebounds, five assists and a steal in an all-action display.

Callum Jones (Manchester Giants)
It’s a second appearance in as many weeks for the British guard, with Jones steering his team to a fabulous comeback victory against Plymouth University Raiders in their first home outing as Giants moved to 2-0. He grabbed his second performance valuation in excess of 30 after yet another brilliant shooting performance. He made eight of eleven from the floor and scored 18 points – also contributing an excellent eight rebounds, five assists and four steals.

TrayVonn Wright (Leicester Riders)
The high-flying forward came crashing into the new season with a trademark athletic and energetic display for Riders in their one-sided season debut success against Wolves. He racked up 25 points while not only showing his strength inside, but also displaying his shooting touch from distance with a trio of three-pointers. Wright went on to complete a fine double-double with 11 rebounds, as well as offering up two blocks and a steal.

Pavol Losonsky (Worcester Wolves)
The best performance of the entire weekend came from the former Riders’ star who is doing everything he can to lead from the front after being handed the captaincy by his new club. Losonsky achieved a massive valuation score of 37 and the highest of the season to date, after posting an outstanding line in his team’s tight home victory against Bristol Flyers. He accumulated a truly spectacular double-double of 29 points and 16 rebounds.

Scott Martin (Esh Group Eagles Newcastle)
Also a player returning to the BBL for another season, Martin showed his class with a wonderful shooting display for his team on the road which propelled Eagles to a comfortable triumph at Surrey. He finished with 26 points from an eye-popping 11 of 14 shooting at Surrey Sports Park. The forward also came up with six rebounds, two assists, two blocked shots and two steals to help the defending champions maintain their unbeaten start.

Off the bench – Jordan Williams (Cheshire Phoenix), Demond Watt (London Lions), Mathias Seilund (Bristol Flyers), Zak Wells (Leeds Force), Drew Sullivan (Leicester Riders), Dante Williams (Plymouth University Raiders), David Aliu (Cheshire Phoenix).