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Can's double-double lands her Player of the Week award - Jan 25, 2013


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Michelle
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28-year old forward Melisa Can (188-F-84) put on an amazing game in the last round for Tarsus Bld and receives a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 12.
She had a double-double of 24 points and 12 rebounds, while her team beat UNI Gyor (#5, 5-6) 81-70. Tarsus Bld is placed at 6th position in Euroleague group A. Too late to improve their position as they are currently ranked such low. They already lost 8 games and recorded just two victories. Can turned to be Tarsus Bld's top player in her first season with the team. Rutgers, The State University graduate has very impressive stats this year. Can is in league's top in rebounds (8th best: 8.2rpg) and averages solid 57.6% FGP.

Second best performed player last round was Natalie Hurst (164-PG-83) of UNI Gyor. She is Australian guard in her first season at UNI Gyor. In the last game Hurst recorded impressive double-double of 26 points and 11 rebounds. Bad luck as UNI Gyor lost that game 70-81 to slightly lower-ranked Tarsus Bld (#6, 2-8). This loss caused UNI Gyor to drop to 5th position in group A. Her team is not often considered as one of the league's best with a mere 5-6 record. Hurst is a newcomer at UNI Gyor and quickly became one of team's most reliable players.

Third place about best performers goes to center Jantel Lavender (190-C-88) of Familia Schio (#3). Lavender scored 25 points and grabbed ten rebounds. Despite Lavender's great performance Familia Schio lost 67-78 to #2 ranked Good Angels. But her team cannot count on just a single player as she also needs help of the other teammates especially in such crucial game. The last thing Familia Schio needs is to lose another game like this one. They lose more and more distance to the top teams in group B. Their record is 7 victories and 4 lost games. Lavender has a great season in Euroleague. After 11 games, she made it on the list of the league's leaders in points with 18.0ppg (3rd best) and rebounds with 8.1rpg (9th best).

Other top performing players last week:
4. Angel McCoughtry (187-SF-86) of Fenerbahce - 17 points, 12 rebounds and 2 assists
5. Delisha Milton-Jones (186-PF-74) of Tarsus Bld - 24 points, 11 rebounds and 2 assists
6. Sancho Lyttle (192-C-83) of Galatasaray - 16 points, 8 rebounds and 2 assists
7. Plenette Pierson (188-PF-81) of Good Angels - 21 points and 9 rebounds
8. Lindsay Whalen (175-PG-82) of Galatasaray - 19 points, 8 rebounds and 4 assists
9. Anna Cruz (173-PG-86) of Rivas Ecopolis - 21 points and 2 rebounds
10. Belinda Snell (181-SF-81) of CCC Polkowice - 19 points, 6 rebounds and 5 assists

The Player of the week is choosen 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)   




Sonja
Petrovic
Sonja Petrovic (ex USK Praha) is a newcomer at Dynamo Kursk - 14 hours ago
Dynamo Kursk (PBL) strengthened their roster with addition of 28-year old Serbian international forward Sonja Petrovic (189-74kg-89, agency: ProDep Management). She played most recently at USK Praha in ZBL league in Czech Republic. In 12 games she was fourth best scorer with 14.1ppg and had 4.8rpg and 2.1apg last season. Petrovic also played 19 games in Euroleague where she recorded very impressive stats: 16.5ppg, 7.8rpg, 2.8apg and 1.6spg. She helped them to make it to the Euroleague Fin...   [read more]

Elena
Beglova
Elena Beglova is a newcomer at UMMC Ekaterinburg - 3 days ago
UMMC Ekaterinburg (PBL) added to their roster 30-year old international guard Elena Beglova (176-66kg-87). She has played for the last three seasons at Nadezhda Orenburg in the PBL. In 27 games she recorded 5.3ppg, 3.0rpg, 3.0apg and 1.7spg last season. Beglova helped them to make it to the semifinals. She also played 17 games in Euroleague where she averaged 3.5ppg, 1.2rpg, 2.6apg and 1.2spg. Beglova contributed to her team making it to the quarterfinals. She played in the final of Eurol...   [read more]

Alex Bentley
Nadezhda Orenburg signs Alex Bentley - 3 days ago
Nadezhda Orenburg (PBL) signed 27-year old Belarusian international point guard Alex Bentley (170-90, college: Tarbes). She is a dual citizen owning also American passport. Bentley plays this summer at Connecticut Sun (WNBA). She managed to play in three leagues in three countries last year. In 16 WNBA games she had 7.6ppg, 1.4rpg and 2.8apg. The most of last season Bentley spent at Adana ASKI Mersin in Turkish KBSL where in 22 games she recorded very impressive stats: 17.2ppg, 3.9rpg, 3....   [read more]


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Euroleague Standings
Group A
 1. Bourges 0-0 
 2. Castors Braine 0-0 
 3. Dynamo K. 0-0 
 4. Galatasaray 0-0 
 5. Sopron Basket 0-0 
 6. USK Praha 0-0 
 7. Villeneuve 0-0 
Group B
 1. Avenida 0-0 
 2. Familia Schio 0-0 
 3. Fenerbahce 0-0 
 4. Nadezhda O. 0-0 
 5. UMMC 0-0 
 6. Wisla Can-Pack 0-0 
 7. Yakin Dogu BGD 0-0 
Group Q
 1. Atomeromu 0-0 
 2. CCC Polkowice 0-0 
 3. Lattes Montp. 0-0 
 4. Piestanske C. 0-0 
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Yvonne TURNER
  UNIQA S.
  (176-G-87)
  Avg: 18.8
 1. Turner, UNIQA S.18.8 
 2. Taurasi, UMMC17.9 
 3. McCoughtry, Dynamo K.17.3 
 4. Petrovic, USK Praha16.5 
 5. Petronyte, Mersin B.16.1 
 6. Griner, UMMC15.9 
 7. Paris, Hatay15.9 
 8. Ogwumike, Dynamo K.15.1 
 9. Milovanovic, Avenida15.1 
 10. Quigley, Fenerbahce14.9 
Rebounds Per Game
 Courtney PARIS
  Hatay
  (191-C-87)
  Avg: 14
 1. Paris, Hatay14.0 
 2. Ogwumike, Dynamo K.10.2 
 3. Bazoukou, Nadezhda.9.3 
 4. Rezan, CCC P.8.4 
 5. Dos Santos, Bourges8.2 
 6. Williams, Nadezhda O.7.9 
 7. Petrovic, USK Praha7.8 
 8. Alexander, Bourges7.7 
 9. Kobryn, Wisla C.7.4 
 10. Petronyte, Mersin B.7.2 
Assists Per Game
 Laia PALAU
  USK Praha
  (177-G-79)
  Avg: 7.8
 1. Palau, USK Praha7.8 
 2. Ygueravide, Wisla C.6.4 
 3. Kartaltepe, Mersin B.5.9 
 4. Vardarli, Fener.5.8 
 5. Bojovic, Bourges5.6 
 6. Cruz, Dynamo K.5.5 
 7. Turner, UNIQA S.5.1 
 8. Ouvina, Nadezhda O.4.9 
 9. Dominguez, Avenida4.7 
 10. Fegyverneky, UNIQA S.4.6 
Steals Per Game
 Sarah MICHEL
  Lattes M.
  (180-SG-89)
  Avg: 2.7
 1. Michel, Lattes M.2.7 
 2. Epoupa, Villeneuve2.3 
 3. Robert, Lattes M.2.3 
 4. McCoughtry, Dynamo K.2.2 
 5. Givens, Avenida2.1 
 6. Godin, Lattes M.2.0 
 7. Sy-Diop, Villeneuve1.9 
 8. Kiesel, UNI Gyor1.9 
 9. Turner, UNIQA S.1.9 
 10. Ortiz, CCC P.1.9 
Blocks Per Game
 Brittney GRINER
  UMMC
  (203-C-90)
  Avg: 2.3
 1. Griner, UMMC2.3 
 2. Petronyte, Mersin B.1.8 
 3. Williams, Nadezhda O.1.7 
 4. Godin, Lattes M.1.4 
 5. Ciak, Dynamo K.1.4 
 6. Veremeenko, Fener.1.3 
 7. Bazoukou, Nadezhda.1.1 
 8. Vadeeva, Dynamo K.1.1 
 9. Rezan, CCC P.1.1 
 10. Sy-Diop, Villeneuve1.0 
Player of the Week

 Emma Meesseman
  UMMC
  ( 192-C-93 )
  
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