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Game 1 (Semi-Finals)

Oostende Mar.29 Chalon 99%
Nanterre Mar.29 Telekom Bsk 53%
Smith's 23 points and 9 rebounds give him Player of the Week award - Jan 5, 2017


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Mike Smith
29-year old guard Mike Smith (198-G-87, agency: Inception Sports) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for second-ranked Antwerp and receives a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 3 (Second Stage).
He had the game-high 23 points adding nine rebounds and five assists for Antwerp in his team's victory, helping them to crush Prievidza (#3, 1-2) with 17-point margin 111-94. Antwerp is placed at 2nd position in their group in FIBA Europe Cup group L. They would have been even better if they hadn't lost that single game earlier this stage. Antwerp will need more victories to improve their 2-1 record. In the team's last game Smith had a remarkable 60.0% from 2-point range. It's his second year at Antwerp and it's hard to imagine this team without him. Mike Smith averages this season 10.6ppg and 5.6rpg.

Second best performed player last round was Davon Jefferson (204-F-86) of league's second-best Gaziantep. He is American forward in his first season at Gaziantep. In the last game Jefferson recorded impressive double-double of 26 points and 13 rebounds. Bad luck as Gaziantep lost that game 83-102 to Chalon (3-0). The Second Stage is still at the very beginning and this lost game may not be such crucial, of course if they start win the games. Let's wait for the next round. Jefferson is a newcomer at Gaziantep and quickly became one of team's most reliable players. He belongs to the best scorers in the league with 20.8ppg (#3). He also registered 9.8 boards per game.

Third place about best performers goes to another Antwerp's star - guard Jason Clark (188-G-90). Clark scored 26 points and passed nine assists. He was another key player of Antwerp, helping his team with a 111-94 easy win against #3 ranked Prievidza in a game of the week. Antwerp needs these victories very badly if they think about taking over top position in group L. Their record at this point is 2 victories and 1 lost game. Clark has a great season in FIBA Europe Cup. After only 8 games, he made it on the list of the league's leaders in points with 15.1ppg (5th best). He also has FGP: 52.4% and 3PT: 52.6%.

Other top performing players last week:
4. Axel Bouteille (201-G/F-95) of Chalon - 24 points, 5 rebounds and 2 assists
5. Ousmane Barro (207-C/F-84) of UBT Cluj Napoca - 19 points and 13 rebounds
6. Csaba Ferencz (194-SF-85) of Kormend - 26 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists
7. Maxym Korniyenko (205-F/C-87) of Lukoil Acad. - 17 points, 8 rebounds and 3 assists
8. Andell Cumberbatch (196-G-93) of Oberwart - 23 points, 8 rebounds and 2 assists
9. Toni Bizaca (202-F-82) of Sodertalje - 23 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists
10. Frank Elegar (208-C-86) of Enisey - 22 points and 5 rebounds

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)   




Cameron
Clark
Chalon complete semifinal picture - 3 days ago
Chalon - Cibona 83:78 Chalon advanced into the semifinal stage. They overcame a 2-point deficit from the opening leg clash versus Cibona and sealed their semifinal appearance. Cameron Clark (201-G/F-91, college: Oklahoma) tallied 26 points and 8 boards in the win. Chalon surged ahead in the first term. They grabbed a 21:16 lead ten minutes into the game. Cibona however quickly denied the deficit. The Croatian side jumped to a 39:36 halftime lead. Chalon increased the tempo in the second...   [read more]

Andell
Cumberbatch
Andell Cumberbatch is ready for the big leagues - 8 days ago
After shining as a college basketball player with St. Bonaventure, Andell Cumberbatch(196-G-93, college: St.Bonaventure, agency: Octagon Europe) is showing his potential in the FIBA Europe Cup where was the only one player able to score more than 15 points per game, grab more than 5 rebounds and steal more than 2 balls. Definitely, Andell Cumberbatch is ready for the big leagues. Source: talkbasket.net - At what point did you become interested in basketball and when did it become appare...   [read more]

Corey Walden
Oostende, Telekom Baskets and Nanterre join semifinal stage - 9 days ago
Oostende - Enisey 95-79 OT Oostende needed overtime to overcome the 12-point deficit from the opening leg and advance into semifinal stage. The game was mostly controlled by Oostende. Enisey was better in third quarter 18-14. But it was not enough to take a lead and get a victory that evening, at least not yet. The game turned upside-down in the last quarter, where Enisey used huge pressure winning it 18-19 getting a tie at the end of regular time. They lost eventually overtime period 7-...   [read more]


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FIBA Europe Cup Stage Two Standings
Group K
 1. Chalon 5-1 
 2. Gaziantep 5-1 
 3. Sodertalje 1-5 
 4. Targu Mures 1-5 
Group L
 1. Demir IBB 5-1 
 2. Antwerp 4-2 
 3. Gravelines 2-4 
 4. Prievidza 1-5 
Group M
 1. Telekom Bsk 5-1 
 2. Vytautas 4-2 
 3. Oberwart 2-4 
 4. Apoel 1-5 
Group N
 1. Kormend 4-2 
 2. Nanterre 4-2 
 3. Tsmoki-Minsk 3-3 
 4. Bnei Hertzeliyya 1-5 
Group O
 1. Pau-Lacq-Orthez 4-2 
 2. Alba 4-2 
 3. UBT Cluj Napoca 2-4 
 4. BK Pardubice 2-4 
Group P
 1. Groningen 4-2 
 2. Lukoil Acad. 3-3 
 3. Enisey 0-0 
 4. Benfica 0-6 
Group Q
 1. Cibona 0-0 
 2. Ironi Nahariya 0-0 
 3. Kataja Basket 0-0 
 4. Oostende 0-0 
 5. Oradea 0-0 
 6. Spirou 0-0 
 7. Stelmet ZG 0-0 
 8. Usak 0-0 
Stage One Standings
Full Standings
Stats Leaders
Points Per Game
 Toni BIZACA
  Sodertalje
  (202-F-82)
  Avg: 19.9
 1. Bizaca, Sodertalje19.9 
 2. Allen, Kormend19.7 
 3. Jeter, Groningen19.4 
 4. Clark, Chalon19.0 
 5. Cobbs, Gravelines18.9 
 6. Burnett, BK Pardu.18.7 
 7. Roberson, Chalon18.3 
 8. Hollis, Benfica17.6 
 9. Denmon, Gaziantep17.1 
 10. Jefferson, Gazia.16.9 
Rebounds Per Game
 Martynas ECHODAS
  Siauliai
  (204-C/F-97)
  Avg: 11
 1. Echodas, Siauliai11.0 
 2. Elegar, Enisey10.2 
 3. Jefferson, Gazia.9.9 
 4. Zack, Lukoil Acad.9.1 
 5. Washburn, FC Porto9.0 
 6. Gagic, Tsmoki-Minsk8.2 
 7. Fall, Chalon8.1 
 8. Lipkevicius, Vytautas7.6 
 9. Mobley, Apoel7.4 
 10. Adrien, Bnei H.7.4 
Assists Per Game
 Scottie REYNOLDS
  Cibona
  (188-PG-87)
  Avg: 9.3
 1. Reynolds, Cibona9.3 
 2. Cooper, Pau-Lacq.9.2 
 3. Martinic, Targu M.8.5 
 4. Joyce, Tsmoki-M.8.3 
 5. Petty, Kormend6.8 
 6. Roberson, Chalon6.7 
 7. Jeter, Groningen6.4 
 8. Hinds, Sigal P.6.0 
 9. Massamba, Soder.5.6 
 10. Long, Steaua CSM5.5 
Steals Per Game
 Scottie REYNOLDS
  Cibona
  (188-PG-87)
  Avg: 3.5
 1. Reynolds, Cibona3.5 
 2. Thomas, AEK3.0 
 3. Gajovic, Targu M.2.6 
 4. Jackson, Oberwart2.6 
 5. Lawrence, Sigal P.2.4 
 6. Petty, Kormend2.2 
 7. Cumberbatch, Oberw.2.2 
 8. Hinds, Sigal P.2.2 
 9. Bozov, Rilski2.2 
 10. Martinic, Targu M.2.1 
Blocks Per Game
 Kervin BRISTOL
  Kataja B.
  (206-C-88)
  Avg: 5
 1. Bristol, Kataja B.5.0 
 2. Mobley, Apoel1.7 
 3. Korniyenko, Lukoil A.1.6 
 4. Fall, Chalon1.6 
 5. Lessort, Nanterre1.6 
 6. Elegar, Enisey1.5 
 7. Traylor, Oberwart1.4 
 8. Lazar, Targu Mures1.4 
 9. West, Siauliai1.2 
 10. Fieler, Groningen1.2 
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