2016-17 National Basketball League semi-finals: Mitch Creek to captain Adelaide 36ers against the Hawks

Mitch Creek

Mitch Creek

HORSHAM basketballer Mitch Creek will captain the Adelaide 36ers in Thursday night’s National Basketball League semi-final match.

First-placed 36ers will host fourth-placed Illawarra Hawks at Titanium Security Arena at 7.30pm Victorian time.

This is Creek’s first finals experience as 36ers captain.

He has experienced an injury-stricken season but will play a vital role in the side’s finals series. 

He has averaged 16.7 points a game, 6.3 rebounds a game, 2.7 assists a game and 1.3 steels a game against the Hawks this season.

The remaining play-off games for the 36ers are on Sunday at 3pm at the Win Entertainment Centre, and back at Titanium Security Arena on February 23 at 7.30pm.