London Lions
Plymouth City Patriots

London Lions Solidify Spot at the Top of the League with Overpowering 87-63 Victory Against the Plymouth City Patriots. Luke Nelson and Kosta Koufos Combine for 35 Points. Rookie Jonathan Komagum Has Career Night, Goes 3 for 3 from Long Range.

Hometown heroes, the London Lions, ended 2022 off with a bang, overpowering the Plymouth City Patriots 87-63 in front of a raucous home crowd.

Player of the game, Kosta Koufos, recorded yet another regular season double-double with a 16-point and 10-rebound display, to go with 2 blocks and 1 steal. Kosta connected on 70% of his buckets in the paint in dominating fashion, using an assortment of post moves to back down and outsmart Plymouth’s defence.

Luke Nelson led from the front with a team-leading 19 points, complimented by 7 rebounds and 3 assists. During his twenty-six minutes on the court, the Worthing-born guard got busy from long distance, hitting three 3-pointers and was lights out from the charity stripe knocking down all 6 of his attempts.

Continuing to fit seamlessly into the Lions’ style of play is Jordan Taylor, who helped to orchestrate London’s offence dishing out a game leading 6 assists to go with 2 steals and 8 points.

In the pole position of being considered the best rebounding guard/wing in the league, Josh Ward-Hibbert yet again finished the game with 12 rebounds to go with 4 assists and 4 points.

Jonathan Komagum, shooting from long range

London’s bench mob outscored Plymouth’s bench 32 to 10. Rookie Jonathan Komagum and sophomore guard Bradley Kaboza led this points production with career points totals.

Uganda national player Komagum had a perfect night of shooting from the field, connecting on all three of his 3-point attempts to the tune of 9 points. Kaboza, who signed a long-term deal with the Lions earlier in the summer, complemented his career-high 9 points with 3 rebounds and 2 assists.

Shrewd rim protector Josh Sharma disturbed Plymouth’s offence with 2 blocks to go with 9 rebounds and 6 points.

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