Joel Burns (basketball)

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Joel Burns (born February 27, 1975) is an American professional basketball player, currently playing for the Leicester Riders in the British Basketball League.[1][2]

The 6'2" guard from Wisconsin attended Western Michigan University, before signing for Watford Royals in 1997. Noted as a journeyman in British basketball, Burns has played for no fewer than seven different BBL franchises, as well as a short stint in Germany. He also has British citizenship. Throughout his BBL career, Burns developed a reputation of being consistently one of the finest spot up shooters.

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  1. ^ "RIDERS TOO STRONG FOR BEARS". SportingLife. 19 January 2011. Retrieved 6 April 2011. 
  2. ^ Taylor, Richard (13 January 2007). "Basketball: Bonds leads the Sheffield line to hold back Raiders -". The Independent. Retrieved 6 April 2011.