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The 2012 NBL Canada Draft Night Recap
(TORONTO, ON) On Monday night, the 2012 NBL Canada Draft presented by Recharge With Milk took place in the Aurora Suite at the Renaissance Hotel.
The Windsor Express made 6’10 Centre, Robert Curtis the first overall pick of the 2012 NBL Canada Draft. The Saint John Mill Rats acquired the Express’ #1 pick by trading their #5 pick (1st Round) and rights of G Isaac Kuon.
The Moncton Miracles made a trade before the draft began by acquiring All-Star Forward Tyrone Levett & Centre Christian Upshaw in exchange for their #2 pick (1st Round.) The Miracles also selected F Kamar Burke, the first Canadian taken in the 2012 NBL Canada Draft, with the 8th and final pick of the 1st Round.
Summerside Storm left the Aurora Suite with six players to enhance their roster. The Storm entered the 2012 NBL Canada Draft with five picks and with a last minute trade with the Oshawa Power by acquiring the 1st Round draft pick Chad Gillaspy.
The 2012 NBL Canada Champion London Lightning made moves by acquiring the Laval Kebs’ first and second round picks for cash considerations. They also closed out the evening by selecting G Obinna Agomo with the final selection in the 2012 NBL Canada Draft.
Great thanks to our sponsor, Recharge With Milk, Renaissance Hotel, and Dome Productions for a terrific night.
To find out more of the 2012 NBL Canada Draft , please visit our NBL Canada Draft Central on www.nblcanada.ca
2012 NBL Canada Draft
Windsor Express – Robert Curtis – 6’10”/Centre
Moncton Miracles – Anthony Johnson – 6’8/Forward
Summerside Storm – James Hassell – 6’11/Centre
Oshawa Power – Chad Gillaspy – 6’7/Forward
Saint John Mill Rats – Michael Helms – 6’2/Guard
Laval Kebs – Adrian Moss - 5’10/Guard
Summerside Storm (Acquired from Halifax Rainmen) – Avery Smith – 6’4/Guard
Moncton Miracles (Acquired from London Lightning) – Kamar Burke – 6’5/Forward
Windsor Express – Kevin Loiselle – 6’6”/Forward
Moncton Miracles – Terance Licorish – 6’9”/Centre
Summerside Storm – Reginald Robinson – 6’1/Guard
Oshawa Power – Amani Daanish – 6’8/Forward
Saint John Mill Rats – Darin Mency – 6’2/Guard
Laval Kebs – Travis Cohn – 6’2/Guard
Halifax Rainmen – Courtland Bluford – 6’2/Guard
London Lightning – Jerome Richardson – 6’5/Forward
Windsor Express – Wayne Portalatin – 6’9/Centre
Moncton Miracles – Collin Whitely – 6’6/Forward
Summerside Storm – Michael Norwood – 6’6/Forward
Oshawa Power – Jamaal Smith – 5’11/Guard
Saint John Mill Rats – Taneiko Robinson – 6’6/Forward
Laval Kebs – Emmanuel Trinquieur – 6’4/Guard
Summerside Storm (Acquired from Halifax Rainmen) – Brandon Bush – 6’6/Forward
London Lightning – Obinna Agomo – 6’3/Guard
Draft Night Transactions
Saint John Mill Rats trades #5 pick (1st Round) and rights of Isaac Kuon to Windsor Express for #1 pick (1st Round).
Halifax Rainmen trades rights of Tyrone Levett and Christian Upshaw to Moncton Miracles for #2 pick (1st Round).
Summerside Storm trades rights of Louie McCroskey and cash considerations to Oshawa Power for #4 pick (1st Round).
Oshawa Power trades rights of Brandon Robinson to Halifax Rainmen for cash considerations and future 2013 draft pick.
London Lightning acquires Laval Kebs' 1st Round pick and 2nd Round pick for cash considerations.
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