Battle Creek Knights Sign Duke Cleveland for 2009 PBL SeasonOctober 7, 2008 - Premier Basketball League (PBL) Battle Creek Knights
"Duke is one of the hardest workers in professional basketball and his leadership skills will assist the Knights in being successful during the 2009 PBL season," said Terry Sare, Battle Creek Knights head coach.
Duke Cleveland, a 6'8" forward/center, has been a leader at every level of basketball that he has played including Plainwell High School, Grand Valley State University, Michigan Mayhem of the CBA, and the Grand Rapids Flight of the IBL. Since graduating from Plainwell High School, Duke Cleveland played four season for GVSU. Duke was a leader in minutes played, rebounds, block shots, and points per game average for the GVSU Lakers.
Duke has been team captain the past four seasons. 2 years as team captain for the Grand Rapids Flight (2005-2006). 2 years with the Battle Creek Knights (2007-2008). This will be Duke's third season with the Battle Creek Knights.
"Duke is a first class person on and off the basketball court. Duke is a person who will try his best to make sure the Knights 2009 season is successful," stated, David Darkey, Battle Creek Knights General Manager.
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