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Round 10 (Regular Season)

Group A
N.Novgorod Dec.14 Cedevita 53%
Gran Canaria 97% Dec.14 MZT Skopje
Group B
Khimky 67% Dec.14 RETAbet BB
Fuenlabrada Dec.14 Lietuvos ryt 57%
Group C
Zenit 67% Dec.14 Unicaja
B.Muenchen 95% Dec.14 Buducnost
Group D
Hapoel J-M 56% Dec.14 Ratiopharm
Valencia 82% Dec.14 Lokomotiv
John Bryant gets MVP of the Week award for Eurocup (Top 16) - Jan 31, 2013


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John Bryant
American John Bryant (208-C-87) had a great game in the last round for league's second-best Ratiopharm and that's him to receive a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 4 (Top 16).
The 25-year old center had a double-double of 20 points and seventeen rebounds, while his team crushed Galatasaray (2-2) with 21-point margin 91-70. Ratiopharm is placed at 2nd position in Eurocup group L. Ratiopharm is a typical solid league team placed somewhere in the middle or a little bit lower in the standings. But it was their 2nd lost game this season out of 4 games. In the team's last game Bryant had a remarkable 63.6% from 2-point range. He has many years of experience at Ratiopharm, through which he has constantly improved. Santa Clara University graduate has very impressive stats this year. Bryant leads league in rebounds with 9.8rpg. Bryant is in league's top in and averages solid 56.4% FGP.

The second most remarkable performance in last round's games was 25-year old American forward Derrick Brown (203-F-87) of league's best team Lokomotiv. Brown impressed basketball fans with 20 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists. Of course Lokomotiv cruised to a 83-72 relatively comfortable win over the lower-ranked Cajasol (#4, 0-4). It was definitely game of the week between two contenders to the top position in group K. Lokomotiv consolidated its place in the very top position of the standings. A very good start of the Top 16 for his team, which won so far all 4 games without any defeat. Brown is a newcomer at Lokomotiv and it seems he did not have too much trouble to become one of team's leaders.

The third best performed player last round was Lithuanian Antanas Kavaliauskas (207-C-84, agency: Interperformances) of top-ranked VEF Riga. Kavaliauskas scored 17 points and grabbed nine rebounds. He was a key player of VEF Riga, leading his team to a 81-59 easy win against #4 ranked CEZ Nymburk. VEF Riga confirms their top position in group J. Their record at this point is 3 victories and 1 lost games. Kavaliauskas has a very solid season. In 10 games in Eurocup he scored 9.7ppg. He also has 4.4rpg and FGP: 62.7%.

Other top performing players last week:
4. Artur Drozdov (200-SF-80) of Budivelnyk - 16 points, 8 rebounds and 2 assists
5. Carlos Arroyo (188-G-79) of Galatasaray - 23 points, 4 rebounds and 5 assists
6. Zack Wright (195-G-85) of Spartak SP - 17 points, 2 rebounds and 8 assists
7. Kyle Landry (207-C/F-86) of Triumph - 17 points and 13 rebounds
8. Aleks Maric (211-C-84) of Lokomotiv - 14 points, 11 rebounds and 2 assists
9. Tywain McKee (188-PG-86) of Triumph - 10 points, 2 rebounds and 10 assists
10. Mire Chatman (187-PG-78) of Unics - 18 points, 3 rebounds and 3 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)
  




Rashaun
Broadus
Broadus leaves Lietuvos rytas - 16 hours ago

32-year old Albanian international point guard Rashaun Broadus (183-87kg-84, college: BYU, agency: Octagon Europe) left Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius (LKL). He has a double citizenship as he also holds American passport. In 10 LKL games he averaged 7.3ppg, 2.0rpg and 3.2apg this season. Broadus also played 7 games in Eurocup where he had 3.4ppg and 2.1apg. The last season Broadus played at MKS Dabrowa Gornicza in Polish TBL. In 31 games he recorded very impressive stats: 16.0ppg, 3.5rpg, 4.1apg...   [read more]

Elmedin
Kikanovic
Kikanovic number one in EuroCup for round 9 - 1 day ago

Bosnia and Herzegovina Center Elmedin Kikanovic (211-C-88, agency: BeoBasket) had a great game in the last round for second-ranked ALBA, receiving a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 9. The 28-year old player was the main contributor (29 points, three rebounds and two assists) to his team's victory, helping them to edge out Lietuvos rytas (#3, 3-4) 99-97. ALBA is placed at 2nd position in their group in EuroCup group B. ALBA is a typical solid league team placed somewhere...   [read more]

Owen Klassen
Owen Klassen new Buducnost VOLI center - 1 day ago

KK Buducnost Voli Podgorica has officially announced the cooperation with Canadian center Owen Klassen(208-C/F-91, college: Acadia), who used to play in the ABA League courts before, as a member of KK MZT Skopje Aerodrom. The cooperation between KK Buducnost Voli Podgorica and Klassen has been agreed until the end of the season. 208 cm tall player is coming to Podgorica from German side Phoenix Hagen. He used to attend the college Arkadia. His first club in Europe was KK MZT Skopje Aerod...   [read more]


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Eurocup Standings
Group A
 1 Gran Canaria 6-1 
 2 Cedevita 5-2 
 3 N.Novgorod 4-3 
 4 Lietkabelis 3-5 
 5 MZT Skopje 0-7 
Group B
 1 Khimky 5-2 
 2 ALBA 4-4 
 3 Lietuvos rytas 3-4 
 4 RETAbet BB 3-4 
 5 Fuenlabrada 3-4 
Group C
 1 Zenit 5-2 
 2 B.Muenchen 5-2 
 3 Unicaja 4-3 
 4 UCAM Murcia 4-4 
 5 Buducnost 0-7 
Group D
 1 Valencia 6-1 
 2 Ratiopharm 4-3 
 3 Hapoel J-M 4-3 
 4 Lokomotiv 3-4 
 5 Un.Olimpija 1-7 
Full Standings
Points Per Game
 Ryan TOOLSON
  
  (193-G-85)
  Avg: 25.7
 1. Toolson, Zenit25.7 
 2. Kikanovic, ALBA22.3 
 3. Shved, Khimky19.8 
 4. Logan, Lietuvos.19.1 
 5. Kuric, Gran Canaria18.3 
 6. Strebkov, N.Nov.17.0 
 7. Fogg, Unicaja16.9 
 8. Thames, MZT Skopje16.8 
 9. Jerrells, Hapoel J.16.7 
 10. Kane, N.Novgorod16.0 
Rebounds Per Game
 Drew GORDON
  
  (205-F-90)
  Avg: 11
 1. Gordon, Lietuvos.11.0 
 2. Gudaitis, Lietuvos.8.4 
 3. Kane, N.Novgorod8.3 
 4. Kleber, B.Muenchen7.0 
 5. Rojas, UCAM M.7.0 
 6. Scott, MZT Skopje7.0 
 7. Landry, Zenit6.9 
 8. Bilan, Cedevita6.7 
 9. Jankovic, Un.Olimp.6.7 
 10. Collins, Lokomotiv6.6 
Assists Per Game
 Stefan MARKOVIC
  
  (196-G-88)
  Avg: 10.3
 1. Markovic, Zenit10.3 
 2. Campazzo, UCAM M.7.3 
 3. Oliver, Gran Canar.7.0 
 4. Logan, Lietuvos.6.7 
 5. McCalebb, Gran C.5.7 
 6. Siva, ALBA5.4 
 7. Strebkov, N.Nov.5.1 
 8. Williams, Buducnost5.1 
 9. Collins, Lokomotiv4.7 
 10. Hobbs, Ratiopharm4.7 
Steals Per Game
 Facundo CAMPAZZO
  
  (181-PG-91)
  Avg: 2.6
 1. Campazzo, UCAM M.2.6 
 2. Rowland, Khimky2.0 
 3. Oliver, Un.Olimpija1.9 
 4. Diabate, MZT S.1.8 
 5. Rojas, UCAM M.1.8 
 6. Johnson, ALBA1.7 
 7. McCalebb, Gran C.1.6 
 8. Mekic, MZT Skopje1.6 
 9. Gordon, Lietuvos.1.6 
 10. Williams, Lietkab.1.6 
Blocks Per Game
 Arturas GUDAITIS
  
  (211-C/F-93)
  Avg: 2
 1. Gudaitis, Lietuvos.2.0 
 2. Kravtsov, Valencia1.8 
 3. Begic, Cedevita1.4 
 4. Stoudemire, Hapoel1.3 
 5. Gaffney, ALBA1.2 
 6. Pushkov, Zenit1.2 
 7. Eric, RE.1.1 
 8. Diagne, Fuenlabrada1.0 
 9. Kleber, B.Muenchen1.0 
 10. Musli, Unicaja1.0 
Player of the week

 Elmedin Kikanovic
  ALBA
  (211-C-105)
  
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