Monday, 12 November 2012

Cedric "the action" Jackson wins round 6 player of the week

Cedric Jackson led the New Zealand breakers to 2 wins across 24 hrs in round 6 of the NBL championship and was awarded the player of the week. Jackson averaged an impressive double double with 17 points, 11.5 assists, 2.0 steals and 3.5 rebounds.

On friday night the breakers defeated the Townsville Crocodiles in a closer then expected game where Jackson filled the stat sheet with 14 points, 11 assists, 4 rebounds and 2 steals.
He then backed up on on saturday night to help the Breakers destroy the Cairns taipans 73-54 with an impressive defensive game. Jackson finished the game with 20 points, 12 assists, 3 rebounds and 2 steals. His definitely looking like the best point guard in the league and if he can continue his form he may take out the league MVP at the end of the season. Cedric jackson is the first person since Derek Rucker in 1998 to have double figure assists on consecutive nights.
Runner ups for the award this week were Chris Goulding (Melbourne) who drained 24 points, 3 rebounds and 3 assists against adelaide, Seth Scott (Melbourne) with a tidy double double of 18 points and 10 rebounds and Corin Henry (Sydney) who had 19 points 6 rebounds and 3 assists in Syndey's defeat of Wollongong.

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