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Edrick Lee
« on: March 09, 2012, 12:44:41 PM »
Edrick Lee re-signs until 2014

The Canberra Raiders are proud to announce the re-signing of exciting young outside back, Edrick Lee for a further two years.

After relocating to the Nation’s Capital from Brisbane last year, Lee has impressed many astute judges in the National Youth Competition with his eye catching athletic prowess, work ethic and humble demeanor.

Lee is similarly pleased to extend his stay until 2014.

“I am really pleased to resign with the Raiders. I’ve been happy with my performances in the NYC so far and hopefully after resigning today I can get a crack at first grade at some point.”

“My goals for this season are to play consistently in the NYC competition and hopefully that will allow me to get an opportunity in first grade this year and if not hopefully in a few years to come.”

Lee is relatively new to the game of rugby league and after switching over from his previous sport of basketball, where he represented the Brisbane Bullets.

His cousin, Patrick Mills is one of the first Indigenous Australians to play basketball in the NBA and one of the youngest players to ever to suit up for the Australian national basketball team, the Boomers.

Mills tried to entice Lee to follow him for further honors in basketball however Lee’s flirtation with league soon turned into a deep-seeded love.

“My cousin, Patrick Mills, who’s from Canberra and is a basketball player, tried to persuade me to go down the basketball path but a lot of my family members around me in Brisbane said to try rugby league.”

“He was already in the spotlight working his way up and he would’ve loved it if I pursued basketball but I’m happy I chose rugby league as I enjoy the contact side of the game.”

“At first the transition was hard to get used to but after the initial stages I fitted in sweetly and got used to nature of the game. I’m glad I’ve switched over to rugby league and I’m really enjoying it.”

Equally adept at centre, wing or even in the second row and stretching out to an imposing 196cm, Lee was rewarded with his pre-season efforts with an inclusion in the first grade trial against the Melbourne Storm earlier this year.

“I was pretty nervous at first, coming up against all the NRL players that you see on TV. I thought I handled it pretty well and I even managed to score a try. That trial has given me a heap of confidence for this year.”

NRL Coach David Furner was impressed with the way Lee handled the trial along with his efforts in the opposed sessions in pre-season training.

“He certainly is a player on the rise and it’s great for the club that Edrick has resigned. In pre-season we had opposed sessions where we used to bring up some NYC players and he has certainly impressed the top squad each time he has come up and opposed first grade.”

“Edrick’s development means there’s increased competition for positions especially in the outside backs. He’s raw and fairly new to the game however he’s a young kid that you wouldn’t put it past him to play a bit of first grade at some point this year.”

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Re: Edrick Lee
« Reply #1 on: April 16, 2012, 02:41:02 PM »
Lee_Gaskin1: Congrats to Edrick Lee (Qld) and Shannon Boyd (NSW) for making under-20s Origin game #CBR #Raiders
16 April 2012, 2:15 pm

Lee_Gaskin1: Congrats to Edrick Lee (Qld) and Shannon Boyd (NSW) for making under-20s Origin game #CBR #Raiders

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Re: Edrick Lee
« Reply #2 on: April 16, 2012, 02:45:29 PM »
Congratz Edrick! Pity your another bloody Queenslander but I'm prepared to put that aside because your a mighty Raider! Hope you have a good game, but I hope QLD loses!!  :dance:

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Re: Edrick Lee
« Reply #3 on: April 23, 2012, 11:12:43 AM »
Lee earns big rap from Meninga

Mal Meninga has likened Raiders centre Edrick Lee to a young Greg Inglis after his superb two-try performance in the under-20 State of Origin clash on Saturday night.



Lee was dynamic for Queensland in its 18-14 loss to NSW, scoring two tries, including a brilliant long-range effort in the first half.

The indigenous 19-year-old palmed off a defender before racing 70 metres to score, an effort which clearly impressed Meninga.
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Meninga addressed the Maroons before the inaugural interstate clash at Penrith, and reserved special praise for Lee after the game.

''He [Meninga] just said I had a good performance, and he said that in a way I'm starting to look like Greg Inglis,'' Lee said yesterday.

''Of course I'm nowhere near his level but I've watched a few of his [Inglis's] games and he's got that lethal fend and speed, and I'm hoping to utilise those same qualities in the Toyota Cup. Mal pops into training every now and then and tells us a few things at training.''

Lee has been so impressive this season the Raiders rewarded him with a two-year contract extension last month which ties him to the club until the end of the 2014 season.

The Mount Gravatt junior is now content in the capital, and the Raiders have Toyota Cup assistant coach Ken Nagas to thank.

The Raiders' last great indigenous outside back, 1994 premiership star Nagas helped Lee overcome severe homesickness when he moved to Canberra last year.

Nagas had also taken time to adjust to leaving his family and friends in the Queensland town of Bundaberg, and helped Lee work through his loneliness.

''I was homesick and talking to Kenny Nagas, he told me it happens to all indigenous kids coming down here and living away from home,'' Lee said.

''The first month was tough, but Kenny talked me through it and said once I got through that tough period, I'd be fine.

''He also demanded I get an electric blanket straight away.

''At first I was like 'it's not that cold now' but he said 'no brother, you wait until the winter comes, you'll be freezing'.''

Lee now lives with two of the Raiders' other indigenous players, first grade hooker Travis Waddell and Toyota Cup speedster Malcolm Congoo.

''We're all Queenslanders and indigenous boys, it just feels like I'm back home with with all my cousins and family living with those guys,'' Lee said.

While Nagas has provided invaluable off-field support, the man who scored 59 tries in 142 games for the Raiders has also been influential in improving Lee's game. At 196cm and 96kg Lee has the imposing frame to dominate a match, and Nagas has helped him smooth his rough edges.

Lee was a promising basketballer during his childhood and his football development is a work in progress.

''Kenny's helped my shape and positioning in attack, also my width and depth and the lines I run,'' Lee said. ''I'm still optimistic [about playing first grade this year], and if it happens it happens.

''But I'm just worried about performing consistently and then the rewards will come.''

Source: The Sydney Morning Herald

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Re: Edrick Lee
« Reply #4 on: April 23, 2012, 11:52:38 PM »
I really enjoyed the 20s origin! It must stay and be played every year like this. Great stuff!  :13:

Lee was awesome flying down that touchline for that try. I go the blues but I admit I cheered him all the way down the field lol

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Re: Edrick Lee
« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2012, 08:56:38 PM »
Edrick Lee to make NRL debut

Canberra Raiders Toyota Cup Coach Andrew Dunemann believes it’s always been a matter of when not if when it comes to Edrick Lee playing in the NRL and said the Raiders latest debutant will be able to handle the step up on Friday night.



Lee has been in scintillating form for the Raiders Toyota Cup team in 2012, changing in 18 months from a raw undeveloped talent into one of the most dominant players at under 20’s level.

Coming to the Raiders from Queensland, Lee was identified by Raiders Queensland talent scout Brian Edwards, who recommended him to Raiders High Performance Manager David Hamilton.

The former Brisbane Bullets basketball prospect decided a move to Canberra and rugby league was the best for his future and he’s learnt from Hamilton and now Dunemann on how to use the talents he possesses.

With Blake Ferguson and Josh Dugan stood down for breaching the clubs alcohol policy, Lee’s chance has arrived sooner than expected, but Dunemann said he’s got no doubt that he will be able to make an impact for the Raiders top side.

“I think he’ll be able to handle the step up to NRL level, he’s been very dominant at NYC level and I think he needs the new challenge as the next step in his career,” Dunemann said. “You can tell by looking at the history of the competition which players are going to handle it and take that next step and he certainly fills that mould of that type of player.”

Lee’s off-field attitude is another thing that Dunemann has praised and said he’s speaking up more in team video sessions and training runs.

“He’s got an outstanding work ethic and he’s started to develop as a leader in our side as well this year,” he said. “He’s committed himself to his footy and its showing on the field.

Enthusiasm is another big factor Dunemann said Lee can bring to the team and said he’s spoken to him about the opportunity.

“I had a good chat to him about stepping up and the opportunity he’s got and he’s very excited about,” he said. “Like any new player he’ll take his time to find his feet at NRL level, but I’m certain he’s got a bright future.”

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Re: Edrick Lee
« Reply #6 on: May 24, 2012, 09:02:31 PM »
Good luck Eddy! Not happy about missing Duges and Fergy but its about time Edrick got his chance he is more than ready. Go hard!

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Re: Edrick Lee
« Reply #7 on: May 24, 2012, 09:07:09 PM »
Homesick Lee rockets into his Raiders debut

He's rated a future superstar, but gun Canberra rookie Edrick Lee almost quit the club last year after taking a ''rocket'' from Raiders development officer David Hamilton to heart.



Lee, who will make his NRL debut against South Sydney tomorrow night, was one of a handful of Toyota Cup players that Hamilton put on notice last year, frustrated he wasn't making the most of his considerable talent.

Hamilton coached the Raiders' under-20s side last season, and said Lee walked into his office demanding to go back home to Queensland after the spray.
But it was the tough love the exciting outside back needed, and has helped him develop into one of the game's most outstanding prospects.

''I put a rocket up him one time, and he was ready to go [home to Brisbane],'' Hamilton said.

''Not long after he came in to have a chat with me and I told him the only reason I did that is because I saw the enormous potential in him.

''He came in and said 'Hammo, I'm keen on going home' and I told him you have to work hard because it's not easy making it to the NRL.

''I questioned him whether he realised he knew how good he could be, and I think that's all he needed to hear.''

Lee will play on the wing against the Rabbitohs, and is the major beneficiary of the axing of star duo Josh Dugan and Blake Ferguson for alcohol breaches.

His combination of speed, size and strength has allowed him to dominate the Toyota Cup competition this year.

Hamilton believes the 196cm cousin of NBA star Patrick Mills is ready to take the massive step into the NRL.

''He just has massive raw potential, if he works really, really hard he could be something special,'' Hamilton said.

''To do what he's doing this weekend is credit to him, and he's definitely put the work in.''

Raiders legend Kenny Nagas was also hugely influential in convincing fellow indigenous outside back Lee to remain in Canberra. Nagas also moved from Queensland to join the Raiders, and made a point of nurturing Lee during his role as a Toyota Cup assistant coach last year. As a result, Lee signed a two-year deal with the Raiders in March.

''Kenny was outstanding for him, he knows how hard it is for them to be away from home,'' Hamilton said. ''I know he [Nagas] wanted to go home heaps of times himself when he was younger … and I know he helped Eddie big time.''

It's raised quite regularly that Brisbane snapped up star centre Jack Reed from under the nose of the Raiders. But Canberra has exacted revenge after the Broncos apparently overlooked Lee during his junior days in Brisbane.

Aged 17 in 2010, Lee was playing in the city's division two competition for Mt Gravatt, situated in the Broncos' official catchment area, when he was spotted by Souths Logan scout Brian Edwards.

Edwards had noticed Lee's potential three years earlier, and was staggered he had missed selection for Easts under-18 Mal Meninga Cup side. He threw Lee into the Magpies under-20 squad, and it took just eight games before Edwards was on the phone to Hamilton.

''I rang Hammo and said you'd better have a careful look at him, my eyes don't lie - this kid's got something,'' Edwards said yesterday. ''They [Brisbane] obviously had people working for them at Easts, and yes it surprised me [he was overlooked]. Hammo decided let's give him a crack at Canberra.''

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NRL Round 12: Rabbitohs v Raiders at ANZ Stadium, 7.30pm. TV Time: Live on WIN.

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Re: Edrick Lee
« Reply #8 on: May 29, 2012, 12:51:35 PM »
VIDEO: Edrick Lee and Dimitri Pelo

The result may have not gone the Canberra Raiders way on Friday night, but the 36-18 loss to the South Sydney Rabbitohs saw the club unleash two highly talented wingers in Edrick Lee and Dimitri Pelo.

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Both players performed admirably on debut, each making over 80 metres and breaking several tackles in attack.

Lee in particular was outstanding, setting up the opening try to Jarrod Croker and turning plenty of heads with his athletic frame and evasive prowess.

“My first game was really a great experience despite the loss,” Lee enthused. “I thought I did pretty well. It was most definitely twice as quick as an under 20s game.”

“There were patches where I could’ve got more involved but the more games you play the more you adjust to it.”

“I most definitely want to get more games under my belt now in the NRL. Now I’ve had that experience I really want to gain more. The experience really helped my game and I’m only going to improve if I get future chances in first grade.”

Lee has been among the best players in the Toyota Cup this year and his performances and work ethic has earned the Easts Mount Gravatt junior a contract extension for a further two years and selection in the centres for Queensland in the Under 20s State of Origin side where he scored two tries.

“I didn’t really expect to make my first grade debut this year to be honest. One of my goals for the year was consistency. My coach in the Under 20s, Andrew Dunemann said that consistency gets you a long way and I guess it paid off by getting me a shot at first grade.”

“During the week I was buzzing. I thought I may have been a chance for selection this week as Furnsie said I was close a few times previously. As soon as he announced it I was really happy for myself and my family and really thankful to the Canberra Raiders for giving me a shot early on.”

The Raiders have a strong connection to the Indigenous community and have a multitude of former Indigenous greats such as Laurie Daley, John Ferguson, Mal Meninga and Lee was thrilled to be given the chance emulate the deeds of his mentor Ken Nagas on the Raiders left flank.

“My parents came down for the game and they were extremely proud of me to get my chance this early in my career. Being a young indigenous kid it’s a big thing for me to play for the Canberra Raiders just like Kenny Nagas.”

“The indigenous community is something very close to my heart. I’m very proud of my indigenous heritage. I’ll never forget who I am or my culture. On my strapping I always write ‘family’ and ‘culture’.”

Lee has been likened to Greg Inglis due to his indigenous heritage and playing style. Whilst Lee is a while way away from achieving the dizzying heights Inglis has achieved in rugby league, playing against his idol was an experience he will never forget.

“Greg Inglis is one of the players I look up to. He’s most definitely a player that I try to model my game on. He’s got that lethal right hand fend and speed off the mark and I guess that’s all coming into my game slowly now.”

“My best position is centre and I definitely want to build my career as a centre but I’m happy to play in any position in the NRL for the Raiders.”

Rest assured Edrick, Raiders fans across the country are also happy watching you play for their team.
The same can be said for Pelo. The former Les Catalan player came down to the Nation’s Capital on a trial basis and his wonderful efforts in the pre-season earned the speedster a one year contract with the full time NRL squad.

His hard work has now paid off after playing his first NRL game and proving to the rugby league public that he is more than capable in the first grade arena.

“All the training that I’ve been doing in the pre-season has really paid off because I didn’t feel out of place in that game whatsoever,” said Pelo.

“It’s definitely a lot faster and some of the players are individually more skillful [than in the English Super League] but hopefully I did the job that the team wanted me to do that night.”

“It was a bit of a shock to get the call up. Furnsie rang me up on Wednesday night to let me know that I’m going to be starting the game. I was very happy and I called my mum straight away.”

“My plan is to get more time in the top grade and extend upon my contract. My first choice is to stay with the Canberra Raiders.”

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Re: Edrick Lee
« Reply #9 on: May 29, 2012, 12:53:46 PM »
Thought he did very well with limited chances. After Robbo gave him that great pass there was always going to be a try at the end of that great run. Deserved to score himself really.

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« Reply #10 on: May 29, 2012, 01:13:24 PM »
Family man Lee makes mark at Raiders

Edrick Lee writes the words family and culture on his strapping before every game.


Raiders debutant Edrick Lee with his parents Samuel Lee and Connie Blankett at ANZ Stadium last Friday. Photo: Ben Pollack

Based on his first showing in the NRL, the rampaging Canberra Raiders teenager will have plenty more chances in the big time to display his pride for both.

Lee made a sizeable impression in his first-grade debut last Friday, enough to suggest he could retain his place for this Saturday's match against the Wests Tigers at Canberra Stadium.

The 19-year-old played on the wing in the 36-18 loss to the South Sydney Rabbitohs as a replacement for the suspended Blake Ferguson.

If, as expected, Ferguson returns from his ban for breaching the club's alcohol policy, Lee could be switched to his preferred position - in the centres.

It's there that he has torn opposition defences apart in the Toyota Cup, utilising his fend to great effect and earning a spot in the inaugural Queensland under-20s Origin side.

His Brisbane-based parents have been there every step of the way. Samuel Lee and Connie Blankett were in the crowd at ANZ Stadium last Friday as Lee held his own against the Rabbitohs.

''They were extremely proud of me to get the chance as a young, indigenous kid at the Canberra Raiders like Kenny Nagas,'' Lee said. ''On my strapping I always write family and culture.

''During the week I was buzzing, I thought I had a chance. Furnsey [Raiders coach David Furner] said I was close a few times.

''Soon as he announced it I was really happy for myself and my family.''

Lee, the cousin of Canberrs NBA player Patrick Mills, is already earning high praise for his football prowess.

''People say I'm like a young Greg Inglis going around with the fend,'' Lee said. ''I learnt how he plays and I learnt how to defend him as well.

''Through his younger days he had that lethal right-hand fend and sweet off the mark. That's all coming into my game, slowly.''

Ferguson and Josh Dugan are expected to be recalled after being dropped for alcohol infringements. Jack Wighton is expected to miss another week with a toe injury, while hooker Glen Buttriss (sternum) is an outside chance to return.

Source: The SMH

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Re: Edrick Lee
« Reply #11 on: June 08, 2012, 11:42:17 AM »
Matter of honour

THE desire to fulfill the dying wish of a man he considered a ''father figure'' ultimately convinced Canberra Raiders rookie Edrick Lee to choose rugby league over basketball.



Lee was set to join his NBA star cousin Patrick Mills in the hoops scene, but his great uncle's desire to see him make a fist of football proved too great.

The 19-year-old's great uncle, who he declined to name, urged him to give rugby league one last shot before he succumbed to illness three years ago.

Ever since, outside back Lee made a pact to honour his wishes, culminating in his first grade debut against Souths a fortnight ago.

''He wanted to see me on TV playing Toyota Cup for any team, so I gave rugby league one last shot and I'm just grateful to be down here,'' Lee said.

''I guess it would have made him proud [for me] just to make the twenties and to be able to get that game of NRL, he'd be extremely proud looking down over me.

''He didn't get a chance to [see me play], but I set it as a challenge to make it for him and to give basketball away.

''He was always the one who looked after me if Mum had something on, he was a second father figure to me.''

Lee values family highly and took time to adjust to Canberra when he moved down from Brisbane in 2010.

Lonely and battling homesickness, he was on the verge of calling it quits last year and pursuing basketball. But guidance from former indigenous Raiders star Ken Nagas helped convince him to stick it out.

Nagas, who grew up in the Queensland city of Bundaberg, was a Toyota Cup assistant coach last year and could relate to the sacrifices Lee was making.

He played 10 highly successful seasons in Canberra, including the 1994 premiership, but Nagas admitted he also nearly took the easy way out.

''When I was 17, I was ready to go, midway through that year I went to [former coach] Tim Sheens and said I wanted to go home,'' he said.

''I had no family down here whatsoever and trying to make friends … a lot of indigenous people aren't forthcoming and stay in the background.

''But I started to make friends, we were winning games and a family took me under their wing.

''I told him [Lee] that it will get tough, things aren't going to be easy, but if you want it that bad you'll stick to it.''

Nagas believes Lee has the talent to emulate, or even surpass, his achievements on the football field.

But he admitted the Raiders' woeful first grade form is turning the youngster's first steps in the NRL into a baptism of fire.

''He's played two NRL games and the way the team's going at the moment, it would be hard,'' Nagas said.

''Young blokes feed off confidence, and it's difficult because everything's in a bit of a lull.

''For me I can see he is capable of achieving big things, but from now until next year he has to do everything right and get through it.''

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Re: Edrick Lee
« Reply #12 on: July 13, 2012, 09:58:58 AM »
OF all the advice Edrick Lee has received in his short but brilliant career, one piece stands out. It came from former Canberra Raiders winger Ken Nagas.



"Kenny Nagas told me, 'Brother, you have to get an electric blanket straight away'," Lee recalled. "He was assistant coach of the (under) 20s at the time. He knew what it was like coming to Canberra and how cold it was.

"That was the best piece of advice for me."

It also may have secured Lee's emerging career. The 19-year-old winger admits Canberra's cold almost drove him back to Brisbane at the end of last season, and it took some fast talking from the Raiders to convince him to stay.

It's been a win for all concerned. Lee has become a fixture on the Raiders' wing, scoring six tries in as many games and drawing comparisons with Nagas and Queensland star Greg Inglis.

"It was my first time away from home without my family," said Lee, who moved to the nation's capital at the beginning of last season. "The first year, I struggled down here. I was not ready for it. Just coming out of high school and coming straight down to Canberra was hard for me, just without the family.

"I came close to going home after my first year of (under) 20s. I had a talk to the club and told them where I was at. I was that close to going home.

"They said just give it one more year, stick it out, you have potential and who knows who you could be."

The club's indigenous contingent was also central to his decision to stay.

"Just talking to the indigenous boys here, they really saw potential in me," Lee said. "They know how hard it is for indigenous boys who are away from their family. The rewarding side of it now is the dream kicking in."

Lee's short career reached a high point last weekend in the Raiders' win over Melbourne, a victory that kept alive their hopes of playing finals football. The teenager scored a hat-trick of tries as Canberra upset the league-leading Storm, justifying his decision to turn his back on a promising basketball career -- his cousin is Boomers guard Pat Mills -- to stick with rugby league.

Four years ago, Lee took a year off league to concentrate on basketball. So infatuated was he with the sport, he admits he didn't know who the Raiders were until he arrived in Canberra -- he and his family are Brisbane Broncos fans, and he spent his spare time watching the the NBL and NBA, rather than the NRL.

Had he stayed on that path, Lee might have spent this week preparing for a trip to the Olympics rather than a date with the Gold Coast. But the Boomers' loss is Canberra's gain.

"I wanted to pick basketball," Lee said. "I had a year off footy and wanted to pursue basketball. But I changed to rugby league because my whole family was playing rugby league.

"Having no brothers in the family, I looked up to my cousins. I guess I wanted to be like them."

One of his cousins -- Brenko Lee -- is also in the Raiders' system.

Lee has no doubts his time playing basketball has helped with his wing play, particularly under the high ball and refining the footwork required to beat the opposition's defence.

"It helps me in the air with the hand-eye co-ordination," he said. "Also, just the agility side to beat players one-on-one and get to the line. It's the same as basketball, you get to the hoop."

And the electric blanket? "I still have the one I bought last year," he said. "It's still working for me."

Source: The Australian

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« Reply #13 on: July 13, 2012, 10:56:27 AM »
Canberra Raiders fan favourite Edrick Lee could have been a basketball star



IN another life, Edrick Lee could have been playing in the NBA alongside cousin and Australian basketball star Patrick Mills.

The Canberra Raiders winger was always destined for success - except he has found it on the football field rather than shooting hoops.

The Raiders head office was bombarded this week with media requests for the kid dubbed "The New Nagas" after his hat-trick of tries against Melbourne.

"Kenny (Nagas) was a club legend who scored some pretty good tries," coach David Furner said. "Eddy knows Kenny quite well, so hopefully that rubs off on him a bit."

Lee has emerged from virtually nowhere this year to score six tries in six games for the Raiders.

The club can build some momentum towards the finals should they rack up a third straight win over the Gold Coast on Sunday. Lee, 19, will be on the wing looking to build on his try tally.

What has really made Lee's meteoric rise so remarkable is the fact he was a chance to pursue a professional basketball career just a few years ago.

"I was in the Brisbane Bullets Academy and I was juggling both sports. Basketball was always on a Friday and footy on a Saturday," said Lee, who is of Torres Strait Island descent, was raised in Brisbane and has lived in Canberra the past two years.

"I watched the NBA growing up and that's where I really saw myself playing.

"I wanted to play college basketball in America and then try to get to the NBA.

"I was a big fan of LeBron James and always dreamed of playing with him and being around him.

"I'm second cousins with (San Antonio point guard) Patty Mills. We barely get the chance to talk because he's travelling and I've got footy. But he wants me to do well and make the family proud."

At 196cm tall and with speed to burn, Lee has become an instant fan favourite.

He wants to improve his game under the high ball, and make sure he becomes the long-term left winger for the club. Along with Blake Ferguson, Jarrod Croker and now Sandor Earl, the Raiders have no shortage of players who can finish a try out wide.

Lee said Nagas, who scored 59 tries in 142 games for the Raiders, had been a huge help, and the pair spoke often.

"He made sure I did well when I moved away from family, he kept encouraging me to do well and saw the potential in me," Lee said.

Canberra chief executive Don Furner said of Lee: "I'm just glad he chose rugby league over basketball.

"When he first came to Canberra, everybody looked at this tall, skinny guy and thought, 'How's he going to go?' But not only is he a good kid, he's proven he's up to first grade."

Source: Herald Sun

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Re: Edrick Lee
« Reply #14 on: September 18, 2012, 11:32:56 AM »
Raiders: Happy birthday to Raiders young gun Edrick Lee! Hopefully he can celebrate with a couple of tries and a win on Saturday night.

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