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Heat Sign Porter

Guildford HeatCreon Raftopoulos has strengthened his Guildford Heat squad with the signing of American centre, James Porter.

The 6’10” player joins from North Carolina A&T Aggies where he developed a reputation for grabbing offensive rebounds and being a tough inside player with strong defense skills.

According to head coach, Creon Raftopoulos, “We have some big scorers in our team and James has the skills I was looking for to balance the squad. He is a ‘hard-nosed’ centre, who has demonstrated excellence in defense, blockshots and rebounds. He is a great passer, too, with an incredible 7′ 5” wingspan. I have no doubt that he will be a huge asset to the team.”

James Porter commented, “Joining the Guildford Heat is a fantastic opportunity for me. I ‘live and breathe’ basketball and will work extremely hard to play to the best of my ability at all times. I’m looking forward to joining the squad and playing a role in the local community as well as making my mark as a key player in the BBL team. “

Porter will join the team in time for the first BBL home game against Worthing Thunder on 25 September at 7.00pm. For further information or to book tickets, visit www.guildfordheat.com.

Source: www.bbl.org.uk

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