The London Lions’ are delighted to announce that guard Jordan Spencer will begin his professional career in the capital
The 6’2” point guard is a product of the Lions’ development system right from the days in Milton Keynes. Spencer last played for the Lions in London in 2012/13 before he headed off to join the University of Augustana in the US.
At Augustana, Spencer followed his Freshman of the Year title by winning the Division 2 NCAA National Title and was voted All Conference First Team in 2017 and 2018, whilst leading the Conference in assists He has just completed his senior season averaging 16 points 8 assists and 4 rebounds per game.
The London born, Milton Keynes native, leaves Augustana as the player with most assists in school history, most minutes played, most games started and 9th all-time in scoring.
Spencer commented “I’m excited for the opportunity to start my career with the Lions, I started as a Lion and this is poetic to be in a position to play in the biggest city, the best venue and with team mates like Justin Robinson, Brandon Peel, I am so excited”
Lions Head Coach, Vince Macaulay added “I don’t think there was any question we would make Jordan a priority signing for us, firstly he is a product of what we do as Lions and the players we develop, it is a great situation for us both and we are the team that brings the best British players to play in England, his tenacity and drive is something to see, I can’t wait to get all our guys together to start work !”
Fans will see Spencer and the rest of the Lions together for the first time at the Essex Classic at Brentwood Leisure Centre on the 8th and 9th of September before the season tips off at the Copper Box, on the 21st of September when the Glasgow Rocks are the visitors.
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