20 Mar 2010

Boucher and Penney feature in ANBL awards

1:21 pm on 20 March 2010

The New Zealand Breakers forward Dillon Boucher has become the first New Zealander to win the league's Best Defensive Player at the ANBL basketball awards in Melbourne while Kirk Penney has for the second year running been named on the All-NBL First Team.

Other Breakers to feature in the awards were CJ Bruton (All-NBL Second Team), Tony Ronaldson (nominated Best Sixth Man), Tom Abercrombie (nominated Best Sixth Man, Most Improved and Best Defensive Player).

Meanwhile Townsville Crocodiles star point guard Corey 'Homicide' Williams has been named the winner of the Andrew Gaze Trophy as the National Basketball League's Most Valuable Player for the 2009/2010 season.