Jeremiah Wood with great season opener
| Jeremiah Wood shines for Kataja
The Finnish league started it's..
.. regular season this weekend, seeing 6 Court Side players in action. The most impressive Court Side-performance came from "rookie" Jeremiah Wood, who is in his first season overseas after graduating from Akron earlier this year. Wood signed a contract for Joensunn Kataja in Finland and showed what he can do in the Finnish league in the season-opener when he lead Kataja to a 86-80 win over Court Side player Alain Laroche's Korihait. Wood lead Kataja in scoring (23), rebounds (15), blocks (2) and assists (3) - he also added 3 steals to his performance while playing all 40 minutes of the game. Laroche added 16 points and 6 rebounds for Korihait. Other Court Side performances the Finnish first league round: Kurtis Rice had 20 points and 5 rebounds in Pyrintös lost to LrNMKY, Latece Williams 10 points and 2 rebounds in 17 minutes in FoKoPos win over ToPo, Calvin Walls added 17 points and 4 rebounds in 25 minutes when his Kouvot lost to last years
champions Honka and Durell Vinson added 7 points and 7 rebounds in KTP's win over Team Componenta.