Lightning's Freeman named NBL Canada player of the week

The Canadian Press

11/7/2011 12:17:55 PM

TORONTO -- Gabe Freeman of the London Lightning has earned National Basketball League of Canada's player of the week honours.

The six-foot-seven, 215-pound small forward was instrumental in London's first three wins of the league's inaugural season.

Freeman averaged 17.3 points and 11.3 rebounds per game to lead the Lightning (3-0) to the top of the NBL's standings.