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Kevin Young Wins NBL Canada's Player of the Week for Second Consecutive Week

February 9, 2015 - National Basketball League of Canada (NBL Canada) - Halifax Rainmen News Release

The Halifax Rainmen are proud to announce Kevin Young has been named the NBL Canada Player of the Week for the second week in a row. The award is for the week ending February 8th, and comes after two dominanting performances from Young in back to back Rainmen wins.

During Halifax's two wins against Central Division opponents the Brampton A's and Windsor Express Young averaged 24.5 points and 13 rebounds per game. His strong play helped Halifax move two games above .500 on the season and extend their winning streak to four, with six games remaining in the season.

Other players who were considered for Player of the Week honours included Nick Evans (Island Storm), Quinnel Brown (Windsor Express), Warren Ward (Mississauga Power), and Alex Johnson (Saint John Mill Rats).

There are two big games upcoming this week where you can see Kevin Young, and the rest of the Halifax Rainmen, in action inside the Scotiabank Centre. First we host the Moncton Miracles Thursday Night at 7pm, and on Sunday, February 15th we play Central Division rivals the London Lightning at 2pm. The Lightning bested Halifax three games to two in the inaugural NBL Championship Series and their regular season clashes have been intense ever since. This game will also celebrate the Multi-Cultural atmosphere that is Halifax, so bring out your flags and wave them proudly inside the Scotiabank Centre on Sunday, February 15th!

Tickets are still available for both games at the Scotiabank Box Office, through Ticket Atlantic, or by visiting Remember Kids Under 12 are Free with the purchase of an adult ticket.

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