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Scott Merritt is a newcomer at Goyang Orions, ex Al Jahraa - Dec 12, 2012


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Goyang Orions (KBL) strengthened their roster with addition of 30-year old American center Scott Merritt (208-111kg-82, college: Marquette, agency: Top Notch Sports). He already started the season at Al Jahraa in Kuwaiti D1 league. The last season Merritt played at Toshiba Thunders in Japanese JBL. In 38 games last year he recorded 10.3ppg and 6.8rpg.
The previous (10-11) season he played at Tochigi Brex in JBL. In 36 games that season he averaged 13.2ppg and 7.0rpg. Great season indeed as he was voted to Asia-Basket.com All-Japanese JBL Superleague Honorable Mention.
Merritt won Japanese JBL Superleague championship title in 2010.
He is quite experienced player. Merritt has played also professionally in Cyprus (Etha), Italy, Poland, Turkey (Bornova), Ukraine (Budivelnyk), NBA (Chicago Bulls), UBA (Columbus Claws) and D-League (Austin Toros and Tulsa 66ers).
He attended Marquette University until 2004 and it will be his ninth season as a professional player.

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Eighth-ranked Al Sahel (2-8) gave a tough game to sixth ranked Al Nasar (6-4) in An Nasr on Monday. Al Nasar managed to secure only two-point victory 68-66. However their fans expected easier game. Al Nasar have an impressive series of six victories in a row. They moved-up to fifth place, which they share with Al Qadsia. Al Sahel at the other side keeps the eighth position with eight games lost. They share it with Al Tadhamon. Another exciting game was a derby match between two teams fro...   [read more]
D1 Round 12: No surprise as #1 Kazma defeats Al Tadhamon - 16 days ago
D1 top team - Kazma (9-1) had no problems winning another game on Wednesday. This time they crushed ninth ranked Al Tadhamon (2-8) in Kuwait City 80-40. Kazma have a solid four-game winning streak. They maintain first position with 9-1 record. Al Tadhamon lost third consecutive game. They keep the ninth place with eight games lost. The game in Abu Halifa was also worth to mention about. Seventh ranked Al Yarmook (4-5) played at the court of 8th ranked Al Sahel (2-7). Al Yarmook defeated...   [read more]
D1 Round 11: Kazma keeps a leadership position - 21 days ago
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