Saturday, June 5, 2010

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Former Hoops Star Tramaine Aaron Leads Team to German Title
Tramaine Aaron

June 5, 2010

WERNE, Germany -- Former Berry All-American Tramaine Aaron continued his successful pro-basketball career as his team, TV Werne 03, claim the Championship of the German 2 Regionalliga. The team from Werne defeated Recklinghausen 86-71 to claim the title in front of a packed home crowd.

Aaron, who signed with TV Werne in August of 2008, helped his team finish the year with an undefeated record of 22-0 to top the West 2 division in the Regionalliga. During the season Aaron averaged 20 points, five rebounds, six assists and three steals per-game for the championship winning team.

Aaron previewed the skills that he would showcase in the professional ranks while at Berry by earning All-American honors, scoring a total of 1,313 points during his four-year career. As a senior he led the Vikings in scoring with 15.5 points per-game and also led the team with 103 assists and 53 steals. Playing the guard position, he demonstrated a high work rate on defense and pulled down 152 rebounds, the third most on the team that season.

Like many other professional basketball players, Aaron is taking advantage of social media to share the story of his personal adventure in professional basketball. His use of social media includes his personal blog, where fans can go learn more about his the recent victory, find video links and and also translated news paper links on the championship. Click the following link to access Aaron's personal blog: Tramaine Aaron Basketball Blog.

Currently in the third division of German basketball, the TV Werne team will continue to work towards promotion into even higher ranks of German basketball.

*Photo courtesy of TV Werne 03