The Cobra Men have added another significant piece to their 2018 SEABL roster, signing import combo guard Isaac Turner.
A graduate of Saint Vincent College in Pennsylvania, USA, Turner spent the past three seasons in Australia as a member of the Sutherland Sharks in the NSW Waratah League, where left handed speedster established himself as one of the league’s premier scorers. Turner finished second in the Waratah League for scoring at 26.5 points per game in 2017, and was not afraid to let it fly from deep as he drained over four three pointers per contest.
Kilsyth coach Justin Schueller is thrilled to have Turner on board for the season ahead, with the electrifying guard’s ability to stretch the floor and score in bunches set to give the Cobras a big boost on the offensive end.
“Isaac comes to us as good as advertised,” Schueller said.
“He is a dynamic scoring combo guard who will complement the other pieces we have in place. We became aware of Isaac through our NBL network and are thrilled at who is as a person and who he will be for us as a player.”
Turner’s dominance of the Waratah League didn’t go unnoticed, with the sharpshooter earning a spot on the Sydney Kings preseason NBL roster. With National League experience and a proven ability to take on lead scorer responsibilities, Schueller is confident that Turner will fit in seamlessly with the rest of the Cobras roster. Turner’s value stretches beyond the hardwood, though, with his outgoing personality and activity within the local community set to make him a popular figure within the Kilsyth Basketball association.
“Isaac has been an MVP of the Waratah League and spent last season with the Sydney Kings, so the NBL experience he brings will fit nicely with the rest of the group,” Schueller added.
“He is a total pro and will be active within the club and community, and I believe he will quickly become a fan favourite.”
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