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Worcester Wolves: Thurman hoping to build on Wolves success

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The 2013/14 season was a massive success for the Worcester Wolves, fighting for top spot in the BBL ladder and winning the BBL Trophy and play-offs.

The Wolves have lost Zaire Taylor to BBL opponents London Lions but will be hoping to continue last seasons successes. 

The Worcester side signed up Robert Thurman having been recommended to the team by former player Will Creekmore. 

Thurman said: "He [Will] spoke to me one day and said that he had a team I'd be interested in and how awesome it is to be in Worcester - he sold me on the idea immediately.

"I was born and raised in a military family, so i'm used to moving around often, so that shouldn't be an issue.

I'm expecting that the team won't rely on me but will need me to play big minutes, there will be pressure on me to perform early on."

Thurman has high expectations for the Wolves ahead of the new season with the Wolves.

He continued: "The overall goal for the team, is to win as many tournaments as possible, anything involving a championship win is what I want to have."

"I'm a very passionate player; I had a hard time last year as I don't like to lose! I will bring that passion and the will to win.

"I'm a team player, if winning games means I average 5 less points and 5 more rebounds, I'm alright with that, the end product is what i'm most interested in.

"It's set to be a competitive league, there are some good players out there."

The American recently played in Denmark and admits to another talent off the court.

He said: "My whole life, my second passion is singing, I like to do that on the side."

"[on singing at half-time] I'm not sure that would pan out, but I would always be interested in something like that."

Robert Thurman will be hoping to hit the right note when the Wolves tip off the new campaign away at the BBL ladder toppers Newcastle Eagles. 

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