London Lions have secured the services of 6’8” Centre, Trent Weaver ahead of the start of the new season.
The 25 year old Weaver graduated from NCAA Division II side, Ohio Dominican in 2016 after averaging 15 points and 10 re-bounds. The center has pro experience in Germany with FC Shalke and in Luxembourg the past two seasons. Under former Plymouth Raiders Coach, Gavin Love, Weaver averaged 27 points and 11 rebounds whilst shooting 61% from the field.
Lions Head Coach, Vince Macaulay confirmed the acquisition, “I am pleased to have secured Trent, he is a force in the paint, he runs all day and will be a physical presence, he shoots the ball extremely well and I believe will fit in well to BBL play, we have had success from this League in the past and I’m excited to get to work with him.”
For his part, the Ohio native, Weaver, had this to say, “The op-portunity to be a part of a team that has had amazing recent success in a well respected League was extremely attractive to me. I understand the Lions play a fast paced, exciting brand of basketball along with toughness and grit. These aspects align perfectly with what I can bring to the table. All whilst playing basketball in the beautiful city of London! I know the upcoming season will be another special one”.
Weaver is expected to join his team mates this week ahead of the start of the season on the 20th of this month. Tickets for Lions games are available at thelondonlions.com