Namon Wright Becomes Riders Latest Signing

Category: News
Author: RidersMedia
Date: 30th July, 2019

Leicester Riders have signed first year pro Namon Wright out of Colorado ahead of the 2019-2010 British Basketball League season.

Wright joins the Riders out of Colorado Buffaloes where he averaged 7 points, 2.8 rebounds per game before his senior season was ended early.

“Happy to start my professional career with the Riders” – Wright on the Riders

The Californian native produced well in his junior season averaging 9.7 points & 3.5 rebounds per game starting 12 games following transferring from Missouri.

The Riders latest signing is locked in and ready get to work in Leicester ahead of the new season coming in the fall.

“I feel very blessed and happy to start my professional career with the Riders,” commented new signing Wright.

“I’m excited to get to work.”

“What made me want to be with the Riders is their winning resume, coaches, as well as the opportunity to play in such a strong league with great fans.”

Wright becomes the sixth signing of the summer joining Andy Thomson, Jamell Anderson, Jesse Chuku, Josh Ward-Hibbert and fellow American Kyron Cartwright.

Early bird tickets for Riders opening night are on sale now online by CLICKING HERE and be sure to stay tuned to @ridersbball throughout the summer months for signing updates.

Photo Credit: Colorado Buffs

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