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Hodge number one in Eurocup for round 6 - Feb 21, 2013


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Walter Hodge
U.S. Virgin Islands-Puerto Rican point guard Walter Hodge (183-PG-86) had an amazing evening in the last round for Stelmet ZG, receiving a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 6 (Top 16).
The 26-year old player got a double-double of 29 points and 10 assists, while his team beat Lokomotiv (#1, 5-1) 94-88. Stelmet ZG maintains the 3rd position in Eurocup group K. Stelmet ZG is a typical solid league team placed somewhere in the middle or a little bit lower in the standings. But it was their 3rd lost game this season out of 6 games. In the team's last game Hodge had a remarkable 58.3% from 2-point range and got three three-pointers out of 6 attempts. It's his second year at Stelmet ZG and it's hard to imagine this team without him. Former University of Florida star has very solid stats this year. Hodge is league's best scorer averaging so far 21.1ppg. Hodge is in league's top in assists (4th best: 5.6apg) and averages impressive 52.8% FGP and 50.0% from behind 3-point line.

The second best player in last round's games was another Stelmet ZG's star - 26-year old Serbian Dejan Borovnjak (207-F/C-86, agency: Beo Basket). Borovnjak had a very good evening with a double-double of 23 points and 12 rebounds. It was enough for Stelmet ZG to edge slightly higher-ranked Lokomotiv (#1, 5-1) 94-88. It was definitely game of the week between two contenders to the top position in group K. Stelmet ZG consolidated its place in top 3 of the standings. His team's 3-3 record is not bad at all. Borovnjak is a newcomer at Stelmet ZG, but is already one of team's top players.

Third on the list of top players last round was American guard Malcolm Delaney (191-G-89) of league's top team Budivelnyk. Delaney scored 26 points and passed seven assists. He was a key player of Budivelnyk, leading his team to a 88-77 win against #4 ranked Triumph. Budivelnyk confirms their top position in group I. Their record at this point is 4 victories and 2 lost games. Delaney has a very solid season. In 12 games in Eurocup he scored 15.5ppg.

Other top performing players last week:
4. Vitor Faverani (211-C-88) of Valencia - 16 points and 7 rebounds
5. Boris Savovic (210-F-87) of Crvena Zvezda - 20 points, 13 rebounds and 2 assists
6. Chuck Eidson (203-F-80) of Unics - 24 points and 5 rebounds
7. John Holland (195-G/F-88) of Cajasol - 23 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists
8. Sertac Sanli (212-C-91) of Galatasaray - 16 points and 10 rebounds
9. Pau Ribas (193-PG-87) of Valencia - 20 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists
10. Loukas Mavrokefalidis (207-C-84) of Spartak SP - 19 points, 5 rebounds and 2 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)
  




Jamelle
Hagins
Hagins ready for the game against AEK - May 28, 2016

Jamelle Hagins (206-F-90, college: Delaware) returns to the courts after an injury which left him out for more than one month. He was injured in the away game of Aris against Kifisia in Athens for the playoffs at 23 of April. He didn't play in the series against Panathinaikos which lasted for five games and lost the three first games against AEK in which the two teams try to reach the third place of the championship . Hagins was the starting center for Dimitris Priftis before his injury.    [read more]

Jamelle
Hagins
Hagins is not available for the game against AEK - May 18, 2016

Aris starts today (18/05) the series against AEK in which the winner will take the third place of the league. The team of Thessaloniki has the home advantage for these games against the team of Athens. The big problem for Dimitris Priftis is that the starting center of Aris, Jamelle Hagins (206-F-90, college: Delaware) will not be available to play because he was seriously injured in the second game against Kifisia for the playoffs. However the greek coach can use Xanthopoulos and Zaras...   [read more]

Dimitris
Priftis
Aris without three players against Panathinaikos - May 11, 2016

Aris will face today (11/05) Panathinaikos in the fourth game of the series. Panathinaikos has two wins in Athens while Aris one in Thessaloniki in the last game which took place last Monday (09/05). The coach of the home team, Dimitris Priftis will not have available three players. Jamelle Hagins who had a serious injury against Kfisia and will probably miss the rest of the Playoffs, Vasilis Xanthopoulos who has fever and Thodoris Zaras who is still injured. However Vassilis Symtsak an...   [read more]


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Eurocup Standings
Group G
 1 B.Muenchen 4-2 
 2 Banvit BK 4-2 
 3 Dominion BB 3-3 
 4 Ratiopharm 1-5 
Group H
 1 Gran Canaria 5-1 
 2 Strasbourg 4-2 
 3 Avtodor 3-3 
 4 Hapoel J-M 0-6 
Group I
 1 EWE Baskets 4-2 
 2 Limoges 3-3 
 3 Valencia 3-3 
 4 PAOK 2-4 
Group J
 1 EA7 Armani 4-2 
 2 ALBA 3-3 
 3 Aris 3-3 
 4 Neptunas 2-4 
Group K
 1 Dolomiti En. TR 4-2 
 2 Karsiyaka 3-3 
 3 Trabzonspor 3-3 
 4 Grissin Bon RE 2-4 
Group L
 1 Zenit 4-2 
 2 Stelmet ZG 3-3 
 3 Ludwigsburg 3-3 
 4 Umana VE 2-4 
Group M
 1 Unics 6-0 
 2 N.Novgorod 3-3 
 3 Maccabi T-A 2-4 
 4 Un.Olimpija 1-5 
Group N
 1 Galatasaray 4-2 
 2 CAI Zaragoza 4-2 
 3 Banco di Srd 3-3 
 4 Szolnok 1-5 
Stage One Standings
Points Per Game
 Loukas MAVROKEFALIDIS
  AEK A.
  (207-C-84)
  Avg: 24.2
 1. Mavrokefalid., AEK24.2 
 2. Baron, Spirou20.7 
 3. Langford, Unics19.7 
 4. Toolson, Zenit18.5 
 5. McCollum, Galatasa.18.1 
 6. Peterson, Avtodor18.1 
 7. Hardy, Trabzonspor15.8 
 8. Rudd, N.Novgorod15.8 
 9. Bertans, Dominion.15.5 
 10. Chappell, Avtodor15.5 
Rebounds Per Game
 Kevin TUMBA
  Spirou
  (205-C/F-91)
  Avg: 9.9
 1. Tumba, Spirou9.9 
 2. Mavrokefalid., AEK9.7 
 3. Yarou, Le Mans9.0 
 4. Moerman, Banvit BK8.6 
 5. Pietrus, Nancy8.6 
 6. Brockman, Ludwigsb.8.3 
 7. Brooks, Avtodor8.2 
 8. Nicoara, Steaua C.7.7 
 9. Omic, Gran Canaria7.6 
 10. Kitchen, Trabzons.7.3 
Assists Per Game
 D.J. COOPER
  Monaco
  (183-PG-90)
  Avg: 10.2
 1. Cooper, Monaco10.2 
 2. Colom, Unics7.6 
 3. Stoll, Avtodor7.5 
 4. Lawrence, Telekom7.4 
 5. Cook, Buducnost7.0 
 6. Khvostov, N.Nov.6.7 
 7. Fortson, Banvit BK5.8 
 8. Green, Umana VE5.5 
 9. Laprovittola, Estu.5.5 
 10. Bost, Stelmet ZG5.4 
Steals Per Game
 Pavel PUMPRLA
  Estudian.
  (198-SG-86)
  Avg: 2.3
 1. Pumprla, Estudian.2.3 
 2. Trice, Ludwigsburg2.2 
 3. Stoll, Avtodor2.1 
 4. Lafayette, EA7 A.1.9 
 5. Smith, Hapoel J-M1.9 
 6. Riley, Nanterre1.8 
 7. Fortson, Banvit BK1.8 
 8. Cook, Buducnost1.8 
 9. Lacombe, Stras.1.7 
 10. Cherry, ALBA1.7 
Blocks Per Game
 Kevin TUMBA
  Spirou
  (205-C/F-91)
  Avg: 2.6
 1. Tumba, Spirou2.6 
 2. James, Eskisehi.2.1 
 3. Kravtsov, CAI Z.1.9 
 4. Fischer, Hapoel J.1.6 
 5. Elonu, Besiktas1.6 
 6. Begic, Dominion BB1.5 
 7. Lasme, Galatasaray1.4 
 8. Mbakwe, Maccabi1.4 
 9. Neumann, Ratio.1.2 
 10. Parakhouski, Unics1.2 
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