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Eshaya Murphy selected the top Montenegrin playing abroad in last week's games - Nov 17, 2012


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Here is the weekly review of the top performing Montenegrin players, who play currently abroad.


Eshaya Murphy
Eshaya Murphy
   #1. This week's number one is an international swingman Eshaya Murphy (182-85, college: USC, currently plays in Eurocup). She was the major contributor in a Dynamo Kursk's victory against the closely-ranked Botas (1-2) crushing them 86-62 in the Eurocup in Thursday night's game. Murphy recorded 18 points (made all of her eight free throws) in a mere 18 minutes on the court. It was the game of the round between two top 2 ranked teams in group F. Dynamo Kursk (3-0) is placed first. So far her team won all three games in the Regular Season. They will play only one more game in the Eurocup Regular Season. And that game will be critical. It's Murphy's first season with the team. She has individually a very good year with high stats. Murphy averages: 16.0ppg, 3.3rpg, 2.3apg, 1.7spg, 2FGP: 71.4% and FT: 94.1%(16-17) in the three games she played so far. She has a dual citizenship: Montenegrin and Puerto Rican. Murphy is currently a member of the Montenegrin senior national team.

Jelena Dubljevic
Jelena Dubljevic
   #2. Second place goes to an international center Jelena Dubljevic (191-87, currently plays in Euroleague). She led her Czech Republic team USK Praha to a victory over the closely-ranked Lupa Promotion (0-3) 79-71 in the Euroleague last Wednesday. Dubljevic was MVP of the game. She recorded 21 points, 5 assists and 3 steals. ZVVZ USK Praha (1-3) is placed sixth in group C. They ended the series of three consecutive loses. But this is still an early stage of the season and everything may happen. Dubljevic has relatively good stats this year: 12.5ppg, 3.0rpg, 1.5apg, 1.3spg, 2FGP: 56.3%(18-32). She is in the roster of the Montenegrin senior national team.

Iva Perovanovic
Iva Perovanovic
   #3. The Montenegrin player who performed third best last week abroad was an international power forward Iva Perovanovic (188-83, currently plays in Euroleague), who plays in Russia. Perovanovic could not help Nadezhda Orenburg (2-2) in their last game. Despite her good performance the fourth-placed Nadezhda Orenburg was edged 79-76 on the road by the lower-ranked (#5) CSM Targoviste in the group B of Euroleague. Perovanovic recorded 11 points and grabbed 5 rebounds in a mere 19 minutes. But the season just started, so everything may happen. This year Perovanovic's overall stats are: 7.5ppg, 5.0rpg, 2FGP: 62.5%(10-16) and FT: 66.7% in the four games. She is also a member of the Montenegrin senior national team.

Milka Bjelica
Milka Bjelica
   #4. Forward Milka Bjelica (193-81, agency: LBM Management, currently plays in Euroleague) faced previously mentioned Iva Perovanovic in the Euroleague last game. Bjelica contributed to a 3-point CSM Targoviste's victory against the closely-ranked Nadezhda Orenburg (2-2) 79-76. She recorded 15 points and grabbed 8 rebounds. But the season is still in it's first stage and everything can happen. Bjelica's total stats this season are: 9.5ppg and 5.0rpg. She used to play for the Montenegrin national team last year.

Jelena Skerovic
Jelena Skerovic
   #5. International guard Jelena Skerovic (176-80, agency: Josep and Nicolas, currently plays in Czech Republic) is a teammate of previously mentioned Jelena Dubljevic. But that was another game of her team in Czech Republic ZBL which we would like to mention. Skerovic contributed to an easy victory against the eighth-ranked Valosun Brno (4-6) crushing them 100-72. She recorded 8 points and added 5 passes in 24 minutes. ZVVZ USK Praha (10-0) is placed first in the ZBL. So far her team won all ten games in the Regular Season. Skerovic belongs to league's best passers and is ranked #3 with 3.5apg. This year she also averages: 5.2ppg, 2.4rpg and 1.4spg in the 10 games. Skerovic plays currently for the Montenegrin national team.

   #6. Center Milica Radonjic (185-93, currently plays in Serbia) contributed to a Vrbas Medela's victory against the ninth-ranked Beocin (2-5) 73-65 in the Serbian A League on Wednesday night. She scored 10 points, grabbed 6 rebounds and made 2 blocks. ZKK Vrbas Medela (4-3) is placed fifth in the A League. Radonjic's total stats this season are: 5.0ppg and 3.6rpg. She is a former U16 international player as she played for the Montenegrin team four years ago.

Natasa Popovic
Natasa Popovic
   #7. International center Natasa Popovic (194-82, currently plays in Eurocup) helped her Russian team Spartak Noginsk win their game against the closely-ranked Belfius Namur (0-4) 77-59 in the Eurocup in Wednesday night's game. Popovic recorded 9 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in 32 minutes. Spartak Noginsk (2-2) is placed third in group C. There are only two games left until the end of the Eurocup Regular Season. So now every game is very crucial. This year Popovic's total stats are: 7.5ppg and 7.8rpg in the four games. She is also Montenegrin national team player.

Ana Dabovic
Ana Dabovic
   #8. Swingman Ana Dabovic (183-89, currently plays in Eurocup) was not able to help TED Ankara (2-3) in their game against Union Hainaut (4-0) in the Eurocup. Despite her good performance last Thursday Dabovic recorded 12 points and grabbed 5 rebounds (made all of her eight free throws). Her team will play only one more game in the Eurocup Regular Season. And now that game is quite important. Dabovic is ranked eighth on the list of the top scorers in the league. This season she has very high stats. Dabovic averages: 17.4ppg, 4.6rpg, 2.2apg and 1.6spg. She used to play for the Montenegrin U18 national team back in 2007.

Snezana Aleksic
Snezana Aleksic
   #9. International guard Snezana Aleksic (173-89, currently plays in Eurocup) managed to help Dynamo Moscow in a victory against the fourth-ranked VS Praha (1-3) 86-73 in the Eurocup on Wednesday night. Aleksic recorded only 3 points in 14 minutes. Dynamo Moscow (3-1) is placed first in group G. There are only two games left until the end of the Eurocup Regular Season. So now every game will be important. Aleksic has averaged so far 7.3ppg, 3.3rpg, 2.3apg and 1.3spg in the four games. She is also in the roster of the Montenegrin national team.

Milica Jovanovic
Milica Jovanovic
   #10. Power forward Milica Jovanovic (189-89, currently plays in Turkey) was not able to secure a victory for Besiktas (3-2) in their game against Kayseri (4-0) in the Turkish TKBL, despite her very good performance last Saturday. She recorded 14 points and grabbed 6 rebounds in 32 minutes. But Besiktas was badly defeated 90-70 on the opponent's court by the second-ranked Kayseri. But there are still lots of games to play and it's a long way to go. This year Jovanovic has relatively solid stats: 11.7ppg, 4.7rpg and 2.0spg in the three games. She is an international player who is currently on the senior Montenegrin National Team roster.

   #11. International forward Milica Milosev (185-93, currently plays in Adriatic League) couldn't help ZKK Vrsac in their game against Athlete Celje in the Adriatic League. Despite her very good performance on Sunday night Milosev was the top scorer with 15 points. She also added 4 rebounds and dished 3 assists. Milosev has averaged so far 8.4ppg, 2.8rpg and 2.2apg. She plays currently for the Montenegrin national team.

   #12. International power forward Neda Nikolic (181-91, currently plays in Serbia) couldn't help Stara Pazova in their game against Radnicki KG in the Serbian A League. Nikolic scored only 4 points and grabbed 7 rebounds in 18 minutes. Her team lost 44-53. Nikolic has averaged so far 4.1ppg and 2.3rpg in the seven games. She used to play for the Montenegrin national team last year.

   #13. An experienced international guard Jasmina Bigovic (174-79, currently plays in Eurocup) is a teammate of previously mentioned Natasa Popovic and both played together in the last Eurocup game. Bigovic helped her Russian team Spartak Noginsk win their game against the closely-ranked Belfius Namur 77-59. She recorded only 2 points and grabbed 4 rebounds. Bigovic has averaged so far 1.0ppg, 2.8rpg and 1.8spg. She is also Montenegrin national team player.

   #14. Former international center Milica Cvetanovic (195-86, currently plays in Turkey) couldn't help Edremit in their game against Galatasaray in the Turkish TKBL. Cvetanovic recorded 6 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 21 minutes. It was his first game for Edremit this season. Her team was crushed by 58 points 100-42. Cvetanovic used to play for the Montenegrin national team back in 2007.

   #15. International power forward Sanja Knezevic (188-84, currently plays in Romania) helped Sp.Studentesc win their game against the fifth-ranked Timisoara 70-56 in the Romanian Division A in Saturday night's game. She recorded only 2 points. Knezevic has averaged so far 5.9ppg and 2.2rpg. She is also in the roster of the Montenegrin national team.


One more player who has never been selected to any of national teams, but has Montenegrin passport:

   #1. Mirjana Beronja (170-PG-86, currently plays in Adriatic League), who plays in Serbia could not help Radivoj Korac (6-2) in their last game on Saturday. Despite Beronja's very good performance Radivoj Korac (#3) was defeated 82-72 on the road by the second-ranked Celik in the group T of Adriatic League. She was the top scorer with 16 points. This season Beronja has relatively solid stats: 10.6ppg, 1.8rpg, 2.0apg and 1.6spg.
  




Vanja
Mudresa
Mudresa comes back to Lovcen - 18 days ago

Lovcen Cetinje (1A ZCKL) added to their roster 20-year old power forward Vanja Mudresa (182-96). It is actually her comeback to Cetinje as she has played here before. Mudresa was about to sign at Buducnost in the 1A ZCKL. She has played there for the last four years. The last season Mudresa played also at Buducnost. But in 8 MZRKL games she recorded just 0.4ppg and 1.1rpg. She helped them to win the MZRKL championship. Mudresa represented Montenegro at the European Championships U20 Divis...   [read more]

Kristina
Topuzovic
Kristina Topuzovic (ex Radivoj Korac) signs at Buducnost - 23 days ago

ZKK Buducnost Bemax (1A ZCKL) landed 22-year old Serbian international swingman Kristina Topuzovic (183-94, agency: BeoBasket). She has played for the last five years at Radivoj Korac in Serbian 1 ZLS, but left the team in Dec.'15. In 9 games she averaged 11.9ppg, 7.3rpg, 2.8apg and 1.2spg last season. Topuzovic won Serbian League championship title for two years in a row (2014 and 2015) and made it to the cup final in 2012, 2013 and 2015. She received Eurobasket.com All-Serbian League Po...   [read more]

Iva
Perovanovic
Perovanovic is back at Besiktas - 1 month ago

Besiktas CT Istanbul (KBSL) agreed terms with 33-year old Montenegrin international power forward Iva Perovanovic (188-83). It is actually her comeback to Istanbul as she has played here before. Perovanovic will still stay in Turkey as she played last season at Canik Belediyesi Samsun in Turkish KBSL. The list of the past achievements is quite long as among others Perovanovic's team made it to the Russian PBL Semifinals in 2013. She was also voted Eurobasket.com All-Turkish TKBL Honorable...   [read more]


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