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Edozie returning to Bristol for 17/18 season

Daniel Edozie has agreed a new one-year deal with Bristol Flyers.

The 6ft 8in forward, who signed his first professional contract with the club, has now committed until the end of the 2017/18 season.

Edozie played in all 33 games for the Flyers last season, averaging 6.6 points and seven rebounds per game.

He said: “I’m very happy to be a part of the club again next season.

“Flyers are a growing organisation and I’ve really enjoyed the journey over the past two years. I’ve learned a lot during my time here so far and I firmly believe we’re going to have a successful season this year."

London-born Edozie joined the Flyers in August 2015, having previously played NCAA Division One basketball under current Chicago Bulls head coach Fred Hoiberg at Iowa State University.

Edozie becomes the fifth player to commit to Bristol Flyers for the 2017/18 season.

Rocks opt for Garbelotto

Glasgow Rocks have appointed Tony Garbelotto as the club's new head coach, on an initial two-year deal.

Garbelotto joins the Rocks with a wealth of experience across all levels of the game.

He said: "I am very pleased to be named the new Glasgow Rocks Head Coach.

"This franchise and club has long been considered one of the top clubs in the UK and I am excited about the possibility of bringing success to the club, Glasgow and Scotland.

"I hope that I can not only make an impact on the court by ultimately winning silverware, but also make an impact in the community and leave an ongoing legacy for basketball in Scotland."

Garbelotto began his coaching career in 1993 with the London Towers and went on to coach in Iceland, Germany and more recently Vietnam, where he was named head coach of the national team.

He was Assistant coach to the Great Britain Olympic Men's Team and has also served time as the England men's team Head Coach. As impressive and illustr…