Rainmen Draft Former Axemen All-Star

Halifax Rainmen

October 16, 2008 - Premier Basketball League (PBL) - Halifax Rainmen

News Release

(Halifax, N.S.) The Halifax Rainmen drafted 6\'10" player Walter Moyse (Nov. 27, 1981) with their first Premier Basketball League pick in the entry draft today in Chicago, IL. Moyse will play power forward and centre for Atlantic Canada\'s only professional basketball team.

Moyse most recently played with the Villars Basket in Villars-sur-Glane, Switzerland where he led the team in both scoring and rebounds during the 2007-2008 season. Before heading overseas, he played with the Acadia Axemen where he was named second team all-star in 2004 and joined the coaching staff in 2005.

"Moyse is a great pick," said Rainmen owner Andre Levingston. "He is very athletic for his size; he runs the floor well and finishes around the basket. Moyse is a player with length that will beat most big men down the floor."

Rainmen head coach Rick Lewis believes that Moyse will help the Rainmen defensively as well. "He uses his size to block shots very well. He\'s a well rounded player who will add a lot to our line-up."

Moyse will join the Rainmen in Halifax next week.

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