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Game 1 (Quarter-Finals)

Lokomotiv 71% Feb.28 Zenit
B.Muenchen 84% Feb.28 Unicaja
Hapoel J-M 57% Feb.28 Gran Canaria
Valencia 76% Feb.28 Khimky
Fells number one in Eurocup for round 5 - Dec 6, 2012


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Federico
Kammerichs
American Courtney Fells (198-SF-86) had a very impressive game in the last round for Hapoel J-M, receiving a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 5.
The 26-year old player was the main contributor (25 points, seven rebounds and five assists) to his team's victory, helping them to beat Rudupis (2-3) 92-79. Hapoel J-M is placed at 3rd position in Eurocup group A. Hapoel J-M is rather a weak team placed in lower part in the standings. They need more victories to improve their 2-3 record. In the team's last game Fells had a remarkable 90.9% from 2-point range. He turned to be Hapoel J-M's top player in his first season with the team. Former North Carolina State University star has very solid stats this year. Fells is in league's top in rebounds (8th best: 7.2rpg) and averages impressive 54.2% FGP.

The second best player in last round's games was 23-year old American Malcolm Delaney (191-G-89) of league's second-best Budivelnyk. Delaney had a very good evening with 28 points, 6 rebounds and 4 assists. Of course Budivelnyk cruised to a 72-62 relatively comfortable win over slightly higher-ranked CEZ Nymburk (3-2). It was definitely game of the week between two contenders to the top position in group A. Budivelnyk consolidated its place in top 2 of the standings. His team's 3-2 record is not bad at all. Delaney is a newcomer at Budivelnyk, but is already one of team's top players.

Third on the list of top players last round was American guard Drake Diener (196-G-81, agency: Priority Sports) of league's second-best Banco di Sard.. Diener got into 30-points club by scoring 31 points in the last round. He went also for nine rebounds . He was a key player of Banco di Sard., leading his team to a 85-76 win against #3 ranked Cajasol. The chances of Banco di Sard. ranking at the top of group H, however are very questionable as they have already lost 3 games, recording just two victories. With bigger assistance of his teammates, Diener could help Banco di Sard. to bring them higher in the standings. Diener has a great season in Eurocup. After only 5 games, he made it on the list of the league's leaders in assists with 4.0apg (best passer).

Other top performing players last week:
4. Justin Doellman (206-F-85) of Valencia - 27 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists
5. Ian Vougioukas (212-C/F-85) of Unics - 21 points and 11 rebounds
6. Dusan Djordjevic (195-G-83) of Oostende - 20 points, 3 rebounds and 8 assists
7. John Bryant (208-C-87) of Ratiopharm - 24 points and 10 rebounds
8. Devin Green (201-G/F-82) of Lukoil Academik - 22 points and 7 rebounds
9. Tywain McKee (188-PG-86) of Triumph - 18 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists
10. Matt Lojeski (198-G-85) of Oostende - 18 points, 8 rebounds and 5 assists

The Player of the week is chosen based on efficiency calculation, but also including game result, importance of the game, if played recorded double-double/triple-double, etc.
The efficiency formula is a combination of various formulas used by different basketball organizations/leagues. We got involved many basketball scouts and journalists to assure it's accuracy.
The formula: 1.5*PTS + 3* (REB+AST+ST+BL-TO) - 2*BSAG - 4*PF + 3*PFRV + 4* (2FGPM+3FGPM) + 1.5*FTM - 3* (2FGPA-2FGPM) - 3* (3FGPA-3FGPM) - (FTA-FTM)   




Rimas
Kurtinaitis
Coach Rimas Kurtinaitis (ex AV Cantu) signs at Lietuvos rytas - 14 days ago
57-year old Lithuanian coach Rimas Kurtinaitis (agency: Alti Sport). He worked at AV Cantu in Italian Serie A. The last season Kurtinaitis coached at BC Khimky Moscow Region (VTB) in Russian league. Among other achievements he coached in the final of VTB United League in 2015. Kurtinaitis received also Eurobasket.com All-VTB League Coach of the Year award back in 2014. He was coaching Lithuanian Senior National Team between 2007 and 2008 and...   [read more]

Royce
O'Neale
O'Neale's 19 points and 7 rebounds give him Player of the Week award - 15 days ago
23-year old Royce O'Neale (198-SF-93) had an amazing evening in the last round for second-ranked Gran Canaria and receives a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 6 (Top 16). He had the game-high 19 points adding seven rebounds and six assists for Gran Canaria in his team's victory, helping them to crush Fuenlabrada (#3, 2-4) with 24-point margin 100-76. In the team's last game O'Neale had a remarkable 71.4% from 2-point range. It was one of impressive evenings for him as usua...   [read more]

Jimmy Baron
Jimmy Baron agreed terms with Lietuvos rytas - 15 days ago
Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius (LKL) strengthened their roster with addition of 31-year old American guard Jimmy Baron (191-89kg-86, college: Rhode Island). He started the season at Neptunas (LKL). In 22 games he recorded 13.6ppg, 2.9rpg and 2.2apg this season. Baron also played 14 games in Basketball Champions League where he averaged 14.9ppg, 3.4rpg and 1.6apg. The last season he played at Spirou Charleroi (Scooore League) in Belgium. In 29 games he had very impressive stats: 15.5ppg, 2.9rpg an...   [read more]


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Eurocup Standings
Group E
 1 Lokomotiv 5-1 
 2 Gran Canaria 4-2 
 3 Fuenlabrada 2-4 
 4 UCAM Murcia 1-5 
Group F
 1 B.Muenchen 6-0 
 2 Khimky 4-2 
 3 Lietkabelis 2-4 
 4 Ratiopharm 0-6 
Group G
 1 Hapoel J-M 5-1 
 2 Zenit 3-3 
 3 Lietuvos rytas 3-3 
 4 N.Novgorod 1-5 
Group H
 1 Valencia 6-0 
 2 Unicaja 3-3 
 3 Cedevita 2-4 
 4 ALBA 1-5 
Stage One Standings
Full Standings
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Alexey SHVED
  Khimky
  (198-G-88)
  Avg: 22.5
 1. Shved, Khimky22.5 
 2. Toolson, Zenit21.2 
 3. Kikanovic, ALBA19.6 
 4. Logan, Lietuvos.18.1 
 5. Boatright, Cedevita17.7 
 6. Jerrells, Hapoel J.17.1 
 7. Kane, N.Novgorod16.8 
 8. Timma, Zenit16.8 
 9. Kuric, Gran Canaria15.9 
 10. Strebkov, N.Nov.14.6 
Rebounds Per Game
 Drew GORDON
  Lietuvos.
  (205-F-90)
  Avg: 9.6
 1. Gordon, Lietuvos.9.6 
 2. Gudaitis, Lietuvos.8.3 
 3. Kane, N.Novgorod7.6 
 4. Scott, MZT Skopje7.0 
 5. Kleber, B.Muenchen6.8 
 6. Jankovic, Un.Olimpija6.7 
 7. Stoudemire, Hapoel J.6.6 
 8. Booker, B.Muenchen6.5 
 9. Bilan, Cedevita6.2 
 10. Rojas, UCAM M.5.9 
Assists Per Game
 Stefan MARKOVIC
  Zenit
  (196-G-88)
  Avg: 9.4
 1. Markovic, Zenit9.4 
 2. Campazzo, UCAM M.6.7 
 3. Kloof, MZT Skopje6.5 
 4. Siva, ALBA6.3 
 5. Logan, Lietuvos.5.8 
 6. Williams, Lietkabelis5.4 
 7. Strebkov, N.Nov.5.2 
 8. McCalebb, Gran C.5.1 
 9. Williams, Buducnost5.1 
 10. Oliver, Gran Canaria5.1 
Steals Per Game
 Facundo CAMPAZZO
  UCAM M.
  (181-PG-91)
  Avg: 2.2
 1. Campazzo, UCAM M.2.2 
 2. Siva, ALBA2.0 
 3. Oliver, Un.Olimpija1.9 
 4. Johnson, ALBA1.7 
 5. Logan, Lietuvos.1.7 
 6. Williams, Lietkabelis1.7 
 7. Diot, Valencia1.6 
 8. Aguilar, Gran Canaria1.5 
 9. Rowland, Khimky1.5 
 10. Markovic, Zenit1.5 
Blocks Per Game
 Arturas GUDAITIS
  Lietuvos.
  (211-C/F-93)
  Avg: 1.9
 1. Gudaitis, Lietuvos.1.9 
 2. Begic, Cedevita1.3 
 3. N'diaye, Unicaja1.2 
 4. Kravtsov, Valencia1.2 
 5. Diagne, Fuenlabrada1.2 
 6. Gaffney, ALBA1.1 
 7. Stoudemire, Hapoel J.1.1 
 8. Monya, Khimky1.1 
 9. Eric, RE.1.1 
 10. Todorovic, Khimky1.1 
Player of the Week

 Janis Timma
  Zenit
  ( 201-SF-102-92 )
  
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