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Apache’s Davis receives award

by Ed Odeven

Nick Davis, a major offseason pickup for the Tokyo Apache, has helped his team win seven straight games, including a series sweep over the Niigata Albirex BB last weekend. Davis is the Circle K Sunkus Player of the Week, the bj-league announced on Tuesday. Davis, a 31-year-old center, had 13 points, eight rebounds, six blocked shots, five assists and two steals in a 93-79 win over the Albirex on Saturday. A day later, Davis, who played college ball at the University of Arkansas, had 26 points, 16 rebounds, five steals, three blocks and three assists. Davis is second in the bj-league in blocked shots (3.0 per game) and third in rebounds (12.5).