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Jeremiah Mordi Named NBLC Most Improved Player

May 23, 2020 - National Basketball League of Canada (NBL Canada) News Release

The National Basketball League of Canada is pleased to announce that Jeremiah Mordi of the Moncton Magic has been named the NBL Canada Most Improved Player for the 2019-20 season.

Mordi began the season coming off the bench for the Magic but was eventually moved to the starting point guard spot where he averaged 16 points per game, 5.9 assists and 7.1 rebounds per contest. In addition, Mordi led the league in 3pt field goal percentage at an astounding 60.3% which is the highest of any player to conclude a season.

These season averages are all increases from his previous year with the Saint John Riptide in which he averaged 9.8 points per game, 3 2 assists, 6 rebounds and 40.2% from 3 point shooting.

"Jerry was incredible for us all season. He was our most consistent player from Day of of training camp. I think moving him to a true PG role opened up alot of things for him, and he was really able to showcase his full game", said head coach and GM of player operations Joe Salerno. "His improvement shooting the three, scoring and distributing the ball from last season to this season was remarkable to watch. So much of that is contributed to his constant work ethic, he is one of the hardest working players I have ever coached, and he is only going to continue to get better as his career moves along."

Mordi also led the league with teo triple doubles in which he recorded on February 1st and March 23rd.

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