Samsun Basketbol (TKBL) released 29-year old Hungarian ex-international power forward Anna Vadja (191-84, agency: Josep and Nicolas). In 13 TKBL games she played this season she had 10.2ppg, 7.4rpg and 1.8apg. The last season Vadja played at Perfumerias Avenida (LFB) in Spanish league. In 44 games last year she recorded 4.3ppg and 3.6rpg. She helped them to win the cup and make to league final. The previous (10-11) season Vadja played at USK Praha (ZBL) in Czech Republic league. In 16 games that season she recorded 6.6ppg, 4.4rpg, 1.2apg and 1.3spg. She contributed to her team winning the league title despite they ended the regular season at the second place. Vadja also played 3 games in Euroleague where she recorded 5.0ppg, 5.0rpg, 1.3apg and 2.0spg. She also played at Fenerbahce that season. In 7 TKBL games that year she recorded 7.3ppg, 3.4rpg and 1.1apg. Vadja also played 6 games in Euroleague where she recorded just 2.7ppg and 2.0rpg. The list of the past achievements is quite long as she was voted Eurobasket.com All-Hungarian League Forward of the Year back in 2010. Vadja was also a member of Hungarian international program for some years. She played for Hungarian Senior National Team between 2003 and 2012 and previously for U20 National Team in 2004. Vadja represented Hungary at the Qualifications to European Championships 2013 last year. Her stats at that event were 8 games: 6.1ppg, 6.5rpg, 1.6apg, 1.4spg, FGP: 34.6%, 3PT: 26.3%, FT: 64.0%. Vadja has played also professionally for other Hungarian teams like MKB Euroleasing and Pecs 2010.
By Eurobasket Data Center
Allie Quigley selected the top Hungarian playing abroad in last week's games - 20 hours ago
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Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of Hungarians who are currently playing abroad. This week's number one is an international guard Allie Quigley (178-86). She led Fenerbahce to a victory over the league outsider Yakin Dogu BGD in the Turkish KBSL in Saturday night's game.
Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of Hungarians who are currently playing abroad.
#1. This week's number one is an international guard Allie Quigley (178-86, college: De Paul, currently plays in Turkey). She led Fenerbahce to a victory over the league outsider Yakin Dogu BGD (0-1) 62-58 in a derby game in the Turkish KBSL in Saturday night's game.
Quigley was MVP of the game. She recorded 17 points and added 3 assists in 33 minutes on the court. It was her first game for Fenerbahce this season.
Her team is placed third in the KBSL.
But this is still an early stage of the season and everything may happen.
Quigley is a naturalized American.
She played for the Hungarian senior national team one years ago.
Quigley used to play for Pecs 2010 in Hungarian league.
#2. Second place goes to an international forward Tijana Krivacevic (196-90, currently plays in Euroleague). Krivacevic managed to help Perfumerias Avenida Salamanca in a victory against the seventh-ranked UMMC Ekaterinburg (0-1) 83-72 in the Euroleague on Wednesday night.
She recorded only 4 points in 11 minutes. It was her first game for Perfumerias Avenida this season.
Her team is placed first in the Euroleague.
But the season is still in it's first stage and everything can happen.
Krivacevic has a dual citizenship: Serbian and Hungarian.
Ex-UNIQA Euroleasing Sopron player is in the roster of the Hungarian senior national team.
#3. The Hungarian player who performed third best last week abroad was an international guard Katalin Honti (177-87, currently plays in Italy). She contributed to Napoli's victory against the ninth-ranked Umbertide (1-3) 65-55 in the Italian Seria A1 in Sunday night's game.
Honti recorded only 2 points, 4 rebounds and 5 assists. It was her first game for Napoli this season.
Her team is placed fourth in the Seria A1.
It was her team's third consecutive victory in a row.
But there are still lots of games to play and it's a long way to go.
It's Honti's first year with the team.
She played for the Hungarian national team one years ago.
#4. Power forward Anna Vajda (191-84, agency: Josep and Nicolas, currently plays in Turkey) faced previously mentioned Allie Quigley in the Turkish KBSL last game.
Vajda could not help Yakin Dogu BGD (0-1) in their last game on Saturday. Despite her good performance the bottom-ranked Yakin Dogu BGD was defeated 62-58 in a derby game by the much higher-ranked Fenerbahce (#4).
Vajda recorded 11 points. It was her first game for Yakin Dogu BGD this season.
Vajda used to play for the Hungarian national team
#5. Former international forward Reka Fejes (186-87, currently plays in Denmark) was the major contributor in Lemvig's victory against the closely-ranked Stevnsgade (0-5) 81-67 in the Danish Dameligaen last Saturday.
Fejes scored 21 points and grabbed 8 rebounds.
Lemvig VB (1-2) is placed fifth in the Dameligaen.
This season Fejes averages: 9.7ppg, 5.0rpg and 1.3apg.
She used to play for the Hungarian national team
six years ago.
#6. Center Viktoria Vincze (189-87, currently plays in Germany) contributed to a Osnabruck SC's victory against the third-ranked Goettingen (2-0) 73-60 in the German 2.Bundesliga (second division) on Sunday night.
Vincze scored only 4 points in 24 minutes.
It was the game of the round between two top 3 ranked teams in group North. GiroLive Panthers Osnabruck SC (5-0) is placed second.
So far her team won all five games in the Regular Season.
This year Vincze's overall stats are: 9.0ppg and 5.0rpg in five games she played so far.
She is a former university international player as she played for the Hungarian team seven years ago.
#7. An experienced U16 international center Kata Fulop (188-0, currently plays in United Kingdom) was not able to help Wolves in their game against Team Northumbria (3-1) in the British WBBL.
She scored 6 points and grabbed 7 rebounds.
The bottom-ranked Wolves was crushed 85-62 on the road by the higher-ranked Team Northumbria (#4).
So far Wolves lost all three games in the Regular Season.
Fulop's total stats this season are: 6.0ppg and 5.5rpg.
She is also Hungarian U16 national team player.
The list of other players, who all have Hungarian passport but never been selected to any of Hungarian national teams:
#1.Andreea Olah (181-G/F-86, currently plays in Romania) could not help Satu Mare (2-3) in their last game on Saturday. Despite her very good performance Satu Mare was defeated 69-64 on the road by the second-ranked CSM Targoviste.
Olah was the top scorer with 20 points.
But the season just started, so everything may happen.
This year Olah averages: 8.8ppg and 2.2rpg.
She has a dual citizenship: Hungarian and Romania.
#2.Kata Takacs (184-F-91, currently plays in Germany) was not able to help Herner TC in their game against TV Saarlouis Royals (6-0) in the German DBBL.
Takacs scored 5 points in 19 minutes.
Herner TC was edged 71-69 in Saarlouis by the leading TV Royals.
This year Takacs averages: 3.5ppg and 3.2rpg in six games she played so far.
She is another player who holds two passports: Austria and Hungarian.
#3.Ildiko Nagy (187-F/C-84, currently plays in Romania) was not able to secure a victory for the league outsider ICIM Arad (0-5) in their game against Sf.Gheorghe (4-1) in the Romania Liga Nationala.
She scored 8 points and grabbed 7 rebounds in 33 minutes.
The bottom-ranked ICIM Arad was crushed 78-51 in Sfantu Gheorghe by the higher-ranked (#4) Sf.Gheorghe.
So far ICIM Arad lost all five games in the Regular Season.
This year Nagy averages: 5.6ppg and 5.2rpg in five games.
She has both Hungarian and Romania nationalities.
#4. Experienced Andrea Hajdune Csaszar (196-C-82, college: Kent St., currently plays in Switzerland) couldn't help BBC Les Portes du Soleil Troistorrents (1-4) in their last game on Sunday. Despite Hajdune Csaszar's very good performance the bottom-ranked BBC Les Portes du Soleil Troistorrents were crushed 71-28 in Vetroz by the second-ranked Helios.
She recorded a double-double by scoring 19 points and getting 11 rebounds. Hajdune Csaszar also added and 4 steals.
Hajdune Csaszar has individually a very good season with high stats. She averages: 17.4ppg, 12.8rpg, 1.6apg, 1.2bpg and 1.8spg.
#5.Ana Nagy couldn't help Wolves (0-3) in their game against Team Northumbria (3-1) in the British WBBL.
Nagy scored 8 points, had 7 rebounds and dished 3 assists in 29 minutes.
The bottom-ranked Wolves was crushed 85-62 in Northumbria by the higher-ranked (#4) Team.
So far Wolves lost all three games in the Regular Season.
This year Nagy's total stats are: 7.5ppg, 5.0rpg and 2.0apg in two games.
#6.Maja Gobi is a teammate of previously mentioned Ana Nagy and both played together in the last British WBBL game.
Gobi couldn't help Wolves in their game against Team Northumbria.
She scored only 4 points in 12 minutes.
Her team was crushed by 23 points 85-62.
This year Gobi's total stats are: 2.0ppg and 1.5rpg in two games.
#7.Krisztina Nagy is a teammate of previously mentioned Ana Nagy. She played also in the last British WBBL game facing Maja Gobi (above) in the other team.
Nagy couldn't help Wolves in their game against Team Northumbria. She cannot count Sunday's game as one of the best ones.
Nagy scored only 3 points and grabbed 4 rebounds.
Her team was crushed by 23 points 85-62.
Nagy's total stats this season are: 1.5ppg, 2.5rpg and 1.5apg.
Hungarian A Division round 5 best performance: Dorka Juhasz - 2 days ago
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Shooting guard Dorka Juhasz (189-SG-99) had a very impressive game in the last round for top-ranked PEAC-Pecs, receiving a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 5. The 17-year old player had a double-double of 20 points and 14 rebounds, while her team crushed Vasas Akademia (#8, 2-3) with 18-point margin 85-67. It allowed PEAC-Pecs to consolidate first place in the Hungarian A Division. They maintain a perfect record without any lost game in the league. The season is still on... [read more]
Shooting guard Dorka Juhasz (189-SG-99) had a very impressive game in the last round for top-ranked PEAC-Pecs, receiving a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 5. The 17-year old player had a double-double of 20 points and 14 rebounds, while her team crushed Vasas Akademia (#8, 2-3) with 18-point margin 85-67. It allowed PEAC-Pecs to consolidate first place in the Hungarian A Division. They maintain a perfect record without any lost game in the league. The season is still on an early stage, but PEAC-Pecs already had a very good start winning all 5 without losing a single one. In the team's last game Juhasz had a remarkable 71.4% from 2-point range. It was one of impressive evenings for her as usually she does not deliver so high stats. Dorka Juhasz has solid league stats. She is in league's top in rebounds (5th best: 8.0rpg) and averages impressive 56.3% FGP.
The second best player in last round's games was 23-year old American Cyesha Goree (190-F-93, agency: Interperformances) of league's second-best UNI Gyor. Goree had a very good evening with a double-double of 19 points and 15 rebounds. Of course UNI Gyor cruised to a 88-79 relatively comfortable win over the lower-ranked UNIQA Eurol. (#6, 3-2). UNI Gyor's second position in the standings has not changed. Her team lost just one game this season, while they won 4 matches. Goree is well-known at UNI Gyor and is a proven leader in her second season with the team.
Third on the list of top players last round was another UNI Gyor's star - international guard Zsofia Simon (181-G-89, agency: Interperformances). Simon showcased her all-around game by recording 20 points, five rebounds and seven assists in the last round. She was another key player of UNI Gyor, helping her team with a 88-79 win against the lower-ranked UNIQA Eurol. (#6, 3-2). UNI Gyor is closer and closer to top of the standings. They will still need more victories. But 4-1 record is not that bad... Simon has a great season in Hungary. After only 5 games, she made it on the list of the league's leaders in points with 14.6ppg (7th best).
Other top performing players last week: 4. Kirby Burkholder (183-G-92) of ZTE NKK - 18 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists 5. Beatrix Meresz (184-F/C-99) of Vasas Akademia - 17 points, 6 rebounds and 2 assists 6. Radoslava Bachvarova (183-F-87) of Vasas Akademia - 12 points, 6 rebounds and 2 assists 7. Nora Nagy-Bujdoso (155-PG-92) of Cegledi EKK - 16 points, 5 rebounds and 3 assists 8. Orsolya Zsovar (180-G/F-84) of MTK - 21 points, 3 rebounds and 4 assists 9. Dora Nagy (170-PG-95) of ZTE NKK - 13 points and 4 assists 10. Cierra Robertson-Warren (193-C-91) of Miskolc - 11 points and 10 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)
The Hungarian NB1 league will represent 6 teams in Euroleague Women and EuroCup Women in 2016/17 season. One of the franchise team of Euroleague, Uniqua Sopron will start the season in Poland against Polkowice. UNI Gyor will come back to the series after 2 years and will have strong start against the 2014 Euroleague Winner USK Praha. The two hungarian ELW team played a very strong and quality rivalry game on saturday where Gyor got the win on home court. The 2016 Cup Winner DVTK will star... [read more]
The Hungarian NB1 league will represent 6 teams in Euroleague Women and EuroCup Women in 2016/17 season. One of the franchise team of Euroleague, Uniqua Sopron will start the season in Poland against Polkowice. UNI Gyor will come back to the series after 2 years and will have strong start against the 2014 Euroleague Winner USK Praha. The two hungarian ELW team played a very strong and quality rivalry game on saturday where Gyor got the win on home court. The 2016 Cup Winner DVTK will start against Kosice on road, while the league leader PEAC (4-0 record) travel to Moscow to play against MBA. PINKK Pecs have very hard times after their american player Talia Walton got injured and they had to miss their PG Nora Rujak because of the 3x3 World Championship and will have a strong start in Turkey against AGU Spor. The newcomer team Cegled have a start in Kaunas after they made succesful qualification over their russian opponent.
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