GBSL Player Spotlight – Meet Antonio Ballard

Antonio Ballard









Meet Antonio Ballard

Antonio Ballard is a two-time NBL of Canada All-Star and League MVP Finalist of the Island Storm. He is currently is averaging 21ppg and 6rpg per game for the Lugano Tigers in the top Swiss Basketball League. Island Storm’s Coach Joe Salerno first scouted Antonio at the 2012 Global Basketball Summer League and signed him later that summer.

Antonio was one of the top players in the NBL of Canada the past couple of season and is acting as the league’s ambassador in Europe. The fact that he is performing extremely will provide the NBL of Canada creditability in Europe and will help future players land jobs. Lugano is currently in the first place in the Swiss League and Antonio is arguably the best American Import in the league. The Island Storm is one of the top teams in the NBL of Canada and featured a summer team in the 2014 GBSL. This summer their will be (12) overseas teams featuring summer league rosters in the 2015 GBSL Las Vegas event.


One Comment

  1. Austina Smith

    March 29, 2015 at 10:32 am

    I went to school with him! Great basketball player

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