The Canterbury Rams Announce the signing of Jaye Crockett for the 2020 Sals NBL Season

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The Canterbury Rams would like to announce the signing of Jaye Crockett, for the 2020 Sal’s NBL Season. This announcement comes as Rams head coach Mick Downer’s second player signing. Jaye has just finished up playing for the S.E. Melbourne Phoenix in the ANBL.

Since graduating college (Texas Tech) in 2014, Crockett has continued his professional career in many places around the globe including Italy, Japan, Switzerland, Denmark, France and Lebanon. A highlight being his 2017-2018 season with the Bakken Bears in Denmark where he helped the team win the Danish Cup and the Danish League. He subsequently earned Basketligaen Finals MVP honours.

This year in October Crockett signed with the South East Melbourne Phoenix in the ANBL as a temporary injury replacement for Tai Wesley. Jaye averaged 9 points and 5 rebounds a game in 9 games for the Phoenix and he was a popular player over in Melbourne with the fans and his teammates as Tai Wesley commented saying in a recent interview “Off the court he’s a great guy, on the court he’s been what we needed. Great player and a great dude. Came into the group and just fit in straight away.”

We are looking forward to having the athletic and explosive forward hit the court for the Rams next year as Rams Head Coach Mick Downer commented on Jaye saying “We are really excited to have someone with the character, talent and experience of Jay joining our group for the upcoming season. Jaye has played at the highest levels in Europe and one thing that has always stood out is his ability to adapt to different situations and this is a testament to him as a person and his playing ability. He can score the ball, defend and rebound and this will help us this season to keep getting better.”

We can’t wait for the 2020 Sals NBL season to tip off and the best way to get involved and ready is to get your Rams season membership! Tickets will not last for 2020 and season memberships are the only way to secure the best seats each & every game. Season members receive invites to all Rams exclusive events throughout the year & preferential bookings to NBL finals home games, Tall Blacks games & NZ Breakers games held in Christchurch. Season memberships are on SALE NOW!

Rams Season Memberships: https://premier.ticketek.co.nz/shows/show.aspx?sh=RAMS2020

Can’t wait for basketball action? Make sure you have got your tickets for the Sky Sport NZ Breakers vs SE Melbourne Phoenix games on the 20th December and 14th February. Tickets are selling fast for the upcoming 20th December game and you do not want to miss out!

Secure your seats now at Ticketek! All combo pass purchases get you 10% off at checkout and access to the Breakers exclusive event on the 19th December (gold and above).

Tickets: https://premier.ticketek.co.nz/shows/show.aspx?sh=NZBREAKE20

VIP/Business corporate options are available, including courtside corporate tables,sky boxes. Contact Caleb Harrison on gm@crbf.org.nz or 021 029 51288 to find out more and make a booking! Deadline for VIP/Business options is today, Thursday 12th December.

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