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Greg Logins
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203cm / 6'8'' - Forward - 1988    USA USA


Hard Work Pays Off - Nov 11, 2012

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Hello fans,
It's been an intense week with practices, and other training to prepare for yesterday game on the road against Kauhajoki. Everyone began the week with a different mindset of what we were focusing unto what to do, which was get better as a team and take an important victory on the road against a team that is well known for playing hard. It all started off with the game being a rally back and forth, competing on both ends of the court. With Kauhajoki trying to pressure our guards, and trap, we handled the pressure well and was able to get some great looks and shots within our offense. With that being said, our defense was actually well ran and the intensity was at a high level within both teams. First half, we entered the locker room down by 5 points. We where not to worried because we have been in situations as this before, but our main goal was to just continue to attack, rebound, and play team defense. Third quarter arrives and the opposing team goes on a little run, which got their momentum going and they began to feel confident and controlled over the game. We ended up trailing down by 15 points, which began to look like things where going to go in the wrong direction. Our coaches gathered us together and helped us regroup and changed the game plan a little and we where right back into the game, and the intensity was on another level than it was in the first half. When the intensity is high, the game starts to get even more interesting because the score is close, the crowd is obnoxious, and the benches are cheering for their teams to finish and make plays to help them win. It all comes down to the wire in the fourth quarter with us being down by 3 points, with them having possession of the ball. I can see on our faces that we where ready to play this one hard possession with all we got so we could get the ball and tie the ball game. With that being said we did accomplish are mission and got a steal and knocked down the 3 to tie the ball game. Six seconds left on the clock and the gym rocking with all of the noise, they miss the shot attempt and overtime we go. Our second over time this season, and the thing was for us is to see if we have the toughness and heart to complete the game on the road and finish off with the victory. Our goal was accomplished. In overtime, we totally controlled the game offensively, and defensively which gave us a great road victory. I had a pretty good game finishing with 26 points and 9 rebounds. A great win for Lappeeranta Namika Hoops. Now we put this win in the books and prepare these next couple of days for our next game at home. Until then, that is all I have.. Thank you for reading my blogs and I hope you continue to read them.

Greg Logins #4
"Namika Hoops"

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The Journey- Apr.17, 2014  (by Greg)

Hello Eurobasket fans and Finland. It has been a while since I last posted a blog, so today I decided to write a few words. First off, I would like to give a honor to GOD for allowing my teammates and myself to finish another season injury free. It has been a long 44 games plus pre season, but we managed to get through it together. Although we have had a tough year this season, I still grew as a player and enjoyed the time with the players and coaching staff. We have had ups and downs thr... [read more]
Enjoy The Break- Dec.21, 2013  (by Greg)

First off, I would like to give a honor to God, for allowing all of us professional basketball players to play the game that we love. Hello to all of the Euro Basket followers, and to all of the fans around the world and in Finland. I just want to send my holiday wishes to all of the players, coaches, and fans and safe travels to all of the american's, that will travel back home to their home towns, to spend the few days with their family and friends. Once we all return to our teams, it will be [read more]
HERE WE GO- Oct.4, 2013  (by Greg)

Hello to all of the Euro basket fans and Finland. First off I would like to give a honor to God, who is ahead of my life, and who has given me and all of the other players the strength and talents to play within his name. The season is finally here. Our first game is tonight at Pyrinto. My teammates and I are highly excited and ready for the tip off of the 2013-2014 season. We have been practicing hard and preparing to learn each other's game, so that we can mesh together to become a good unit [read more]
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Success Is A Struggle Oct.21, 2012
Great Win Namika!!! Oct.13, 2012
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