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'Nova Pros: Around the World

In case you didn't realize, the NBA Playoffs started. The season is continuing for two former 'Nova stars.

A. Ray with CF Ferrera

A. Ray with BC Ferrera

Kyle Lowry and the 5 seed Houston Rockets are taking on the Portland Trailblazers. Lowry had 2 points on 1-2 shooting, 4 rebounds, and an assist in their Game 1 win.

Tim Thomas and the #7 Chicago Bulls took Game 1 from the Boston Celtics. Thomas had 3 points and 2 rebounds in 5 minutes of action.

OVERSEAS... Former Villanova Basketball players are doing quite well.

Allan Ray is playing for Basket Club Ferrara in the Italian Serie A. The squad is in 9th place in the 16-team General Classification. He is averaging 16 points and 5 rebounds.

There are some great videos of A-Ray on YouTube... thanks RFC

Including this dunk...

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Brian Lynch is playing in the Belgian First Division for Antwerp Diamond Giants and scoring about 6.6 a game.

Rafal Bigus is PBG Poznan in Poland and 7.2 points and 6.2 rebounds a contest.

Gary Buchanan is leading Gimnasia Esgrima Comodoro Rivadavia in the Argentinian Liga A with 13.2 points a game and 4 rebounds.

Chris Charles is playing in Syria with Jalaa Sporting Club.


Chuck Kornegay in Russia

Chuck Kornegay is in Russia with Dynamo Moscow Region. He is averaging10.1 points and 6 rebounds a game. His stats are ranked in the league's Top 20 in FG%, Rebounds, and Fouls.

Mike Nardi is playing for Scavolini Spar Pesaro in the Italian Lega A.

Curtis Sumpter is playing in the French Pro-A league with Chorale de Roanne. He is scoring 11 points and pulling down 6 boards for the French Squad.

Howard Brown is playing with Aguas de Valencia in Spain. He is averaging 10.6 points a game.

Andrew Sullivan is in Russia too. He plays for CSKA Samara and is averaging 5.5 rebounds and 11 points a game.

It's quite possible that there are others out there, but these were the players who we were able to actually confirm. Enjoy!

Thanks to the extra help from Spain Fan!