The Leicester Riders added Los Angeles native Namon Wright to their Roster ahead of the 2019/20 season.
Namon started his college career at the University of Missouri and had 2 productive seasons averaging 9.58 points, 2.30 rebounds and 1.29 assists per game.
Wright transferred to the University of Colorado for his Junior year and went on to average 7.00ppg, 2.86rpg and 0.86agp in 14 games in his senior year. Despite only playing 14 games due to injury, Wright showed his scoring ability on several occasions including a career night against Drake where he scored 25 points including 5 3 pointers.
The Rookie Guard has made a promising start to his Riders career leading the team in scoring in all 3 of their pre season games. Wright poured in 21 points against Nassjo Basket, 25 points against USA Select and finishing off with 25 points against the Worcester Wolves giving the Riders fans a glimpse of what’s to come this season.