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NBLC Vet Omar Strong Signs with the Lightning

October 23, 2019 - National Basketball League of Canada (NBL Canada) - London Lightning News Release

(LONDON, ON) The London Lightning are pleased to announce that we have signed veteran guard Omar Strong for the 2019-2020 season.

Omar is a former NBL Canada Sixth Man of the Year and currently holds the NBLC record for 3-point field goals made in a season with 148. Strong also currently ranks 11th all-time with 237 made threes. A career 43% shooter from deep, Strong's great outside shooting will help the Lightning greatly. This will be Omar's 6th season as a professional and 3rd in the National Basketball League of Canada.

"I'm very pleased to be able to add Omar to our roster this year. Omar is a proven veteran with a championship mentality and has the ability to fill it up quickly with the best of them. He brings a level of toughness and confidence on and off the floor that is contagious and something we want to hang our hat on as a club." - Doug Plumb, Head Coach

"I'm extremely excited to be a part of the London Lightning organization. I appreciate the organization welcoming me into their family and I'm looking forward to bringing my experience and outlook to the team. It will be an amazing and fun season! Let's get it!" - Omar Strong

Stay Tuned for the release of the 2019/20 season schedule along with exciting news from the team! For tickets, call (519)433-0634 visit the Budweiser Gardens Box Office or go to

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