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August 10, 2022 by Samuel Lane

Surrey Scorchers give the nod to NBL1 guard Luke Busumbru

Surrey Scorchers are delighted to announce the signing of British Guard Luke Busumbru

Joining Jalen Ray in the backcourt Head Coach Lloyd Gardner gives the nod to Busumbru after a successful division 1 career with Solent Kestrels.

The athletic 6’3 guard spent the last 3 seasons collecting silverware with the dominant Solent Kestrels in NBL division 1 winning 3 league and play off titles as well as 2 National Cup championships.

Busumbru’s high energy and fast paced game enabled him to be a key part of Solent’s reign averaging 14 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists per game.

Prior to his accomplishments in Southampton, Busumbru spent his youth career in Kent at the North school before heading to the prestigious Montverde Academy in the states.

Ready to make the jump to BBL Busumbru commented “I am really excited to be joining the scorchers program. I had an amazing experience with Solent for the past 3 years, and now feel like I’m ready to make that next step.

I Got to work with Lloyd a little bit over the summer at the Hoopsfix Pro-Am and I can’t wait to get started and meet the guys on the team”.

Head Coach Gardner pleased with this signing commented “I’m delighted to be adding Luke to the roster. He is a player that has deserved the opportunity of moving into the BBL after a stellar few seasons in NBL division one with Solent.

I love the energy he brings to the teams he plays on and feel he will be valuable addition to a successful season”.

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