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Isaac Butts Named Recharge With Milk Player of the Week
(TORONTO, ON) The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Isaac Butts of the Moncton Miracles has been named the Recharge with Milk Player of the Week for the week ending February 17, 2013. Butts becomes the first centre this year to earn Player of the Week honours; he is also the second rookie, after Eric Frederick, to earn this award this season.
Butts, a 6’10” centre who played his collegiate ball at Appalachian State (North Carolina), achieved a double-double of 24 points and 18 rebounds in Moncton’s 110-106 road victory on Thursday, February 14 against the Summerside Storm.
Previous winners of the Recharge With Milk Player of the Week Award:
February 10th – Marvin Phillips of the Moncton Miracles
February 3rd – Melvin Goins of the Halifax Rainmen
January 27th – Anthony Anderson of the Saint John Mill Rats
January 20th – Nick Okorie of the Oshawa Power
January 13th – Devin Sweetney of the Moncton Miracles
January 6th – Eric Frederick of the Montreal Jazz
December 30th – Chris Commons of the Windsor Express
December 23rd – Elvin Mims of the London Lightning
December 16th – Nick Okorie of the Oshawa Power
December 9th – Quinnel Brown of the Halifax Rainmen
December 2nd – Darren Duncan of the Windsor Express
November 25th – Devin Sweetney of the Moncton Miracles
November 18th – Morgan Lewis of the London Lightning
November 11th – Greg Plummer of the Summerside Storm
November 4th – Tyrone Levett of the Moncton Miracles
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