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Justin Dentmon Named Euroleague MVP For Top-16, Round 14

Justin Dentmon of Zalgiris Kaunas has been named Euroleague MVP for Top-16, Round 14 for his performance in their 87-80 win over Real Madrid.

Dentmon had 36 points along with five rebounds, three assists and two steals. Dentmon shot 7-for-11 from three-point range.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Ante Tomic Named Euroleague Player Of The Month For March

Ante Tomic has been named Euroleague Player of the Month for March.

Tomic ended as the Euroleague’s best per-minute performer last month, with a prorated average index rating of 38.5 over 40 minutes.

Tomic had averages of 21 in performance rating, third-best among all Euroleague players, 14 points (ninth-best) and 8 rebounds (fourth-best).

Via RealGM Staff Report

Derrick Brown Named Euroleague MVP For Top 16, Round 12

Derrick Brown has been named Euroleague MVP for Top 16, Round 12 for his performance in Lokomotiv’s 84-73 win over Partizan NIS Belgrade.  

Brown had 18 points, making 6 of 6 two-point shots, and 6 of 8 from the foul line. Brown also had a career-high seven assists, along with five rebounds, three steals, one block and drew six fouls, adding up to a performance index rating of 34, which was the best of any player this week. 

Via RealGM Staff Report

Rudy Fernandez Named Euroleague MVP For Top 16, Round 11

Rudy Fernandez led Real Madrid to a crucial 93-79 victory over CSKA Moscow and was named Euroleague MVP for Round 11 of the Top 16.

Having already taken the honor in Top 16 Round 3, it is the second weekly MVP award of the season for Fernandez, and the sixth of his Euroleague career.  

Fernandez finished with 28 points by shooting 5-of-9 on two-pointers, 4-of-7 on three-pointers and converted all 6 of his attempts from the free throw line. Fernandez added four rebounds, three assists and four steals to compile a performance index rating of 33, the highest of any player on a winning team this week.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Malcolm Delaney Wins Euroleague Player Of The Week Honors

Malcolm Delaney led FC Bayern Munich over Real Madrid on Thursday and has been named MVP for Round 10 of the Top 16.

Delaney scored 20 points, making 4 of 6 two point shots and 2 of 5 from three-point range, plus 6 of 6 from the free-throw line. He had assists, three rebounds, and also drew 9 fouls. It all added up to a performance index rating of 24 – the highest of any player on a winning team this week.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Zoran Dragic Named Euroleague Player Of The Week

Zoran Dragic of Unicaja Malaga has been named Euroleague MVP of the Week for Top 16, Round 9.

Unicaja beat Anadolu Efes Istanbul by a final score of 83-75 to grab sole possession of third place in Top 16 Group E.

Dragic had 24 points, matching his Euroleague career high, while adding four steals, three assists and three rebounds for a performance index rating of 30, the highest this week and his best in two Euroleague seasons. 

Via RealGM Staff Report

Ante Tomic Named Euroleague MVP For February

Ante Tomic has been named Euroleague MVP for the month of February.

Tomic averaged 22.0 points, 9.3 rebounds, and 2.0 assists in 29.5 minutes over three February games for Barcelona.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Ante Tomic Named Euroleague MVP For Top 16, Round 8

Ante Tomic has been named Euroleague MVP for the second straight week.

The All-Euroleague center set three new career highs in leading FC Barcelona to a thrilling 84-89 overtime win in Istanbul over Anadolu Efes in Top 16 Round 8.

Tomic scored a career-best 26 points, making 11 of his 16 two-point attempts. Tomic also had 15 rebounds, another career high, while providing three assists and drawing 7 fouls, which added up to a performance index rating of 40 – the best of his career.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Fenerbahce Denies Talks For Bogdan Bogdanovic

Bogdan Bogdanovic is signed with Partizan through the 15-16 season, but he has been linked to a potential move to Fenerbahce for the 14-15 season.

Bogdanovic will be eligible for the 2014 NBA Draft.

Fenerbahce responded in a press release.

"Today, at home and abroad on several internet sites it was reported that Partizan player Bogdan Bogdanovic will be transferred to Fenerbahce Ulker, news that don’t reflect the truth. Right now, our team is focused only on the season, trying to achieve success in TBL and Euroleague. Recently news like these are aiming at the harmony of our team and should not be treated as news.”

Via Niki Bakouli/EuroHoops

Ante Tomic Named Euroleague MVP For Top 16, Round 7

Ante Tomic has been named Euroleague MVP for Top 16, Round 7.

Tomic set career highs with 24 points and a performance index rating of 36, which was the highest off any player in the competition all week.

Tomic led Barcelona to a 68-80 victory at rival Laboral Kutxa Vitoria by going 8-for-9 from the floor, in addition to nine rebounds plus two assists, two steals and one block in a terrific performance. Victor Khryapa flirted with what would have been the third triple-double in competition history, but had to settle for the week’s second best index rating.

Via RealGM Staff Report

Euroleague Archives

Pierre Jackson To Sign With Fenerbahçe Ülker If No NBA Deal Emerges

Pierre Jackson's draft rights are owned by the Pelicans and he has emerged this season in the D-League.

Justin Dentmon Named Euroleague MVP For Top 16 Round 6

Justin Dentmon had a performance index rating of 33 to lead all players in Top 16 Round 6.

Nenad Krstic Named Euroleague MVP For January

Nenad Krstic finished January's five games tied for the month’s best average performance index rating, 21.6.

Milos Teodosic Named Euroleague MVP For Top 16, Round 5

Milos Teodosic had a performance index rating of 31 in CSKA's win over Bayern.

Krunoslav Simon Named Euroleague MVP For Top 16, Round 4

Krunoslav Simon set a new personal best index performance rating of 35.

Charles Jenkins Extends Contract With Crvena Zvezda

Charles Jenkins has an NBA out he can use by July 31.

Report: Fenerbahce Interested In Nando De Colo

Nando De Colo has appeared in just 13 games with the Spurs this season as Gregg Popovich has a lot of depth at guard.

Rudy Fernandez Named MVP For Euroleague Top 16, Round 3

Rudy Fernandez had an index rating of 30 in Real Madrid's win over Bayern Munich.

Euroleague GMs Expect Real Madrid, CSKA, Olympiacos, Fenerbahce Ulker To Reach Final Four

Nikola Mirotic and Real Madrid are one of the favorites to reach the Final Four.

Marcelinho Huertas Named Euroleague MVP, Round 2

Marcelinho Huertas had 23 points in Barcelona's win over Fenerbahce Ulker.

Vassilis Spanoulis Named Euroleague Player Of The Week

Vassilis Spanoulis had 28 points, nine assists and five assists in Olympiacos' 95-82 win over Fenerbahce Ulker.

Alexis Ajinca Close To Two-Year Deal With Pelicans

Alexis Ajinca is finalizing a buyout with Strabourg of France.

Bulls Meet With Nikola Mirotic, Hoping For Buyout For 14-15 Season

Nikola Mirotic is having another excellent season for Real Madrid in the Euroleague and Spanish ACB.

Darjus Lavrinovic Wins MVP For Euroleague Regular Season Round 9

Darjus Lavrinovic scored 29 points with 10 rebounds, four assists and three blocked shots in Budivelnik Kiev's 98-87 win over JSF Nanterre.

Elias Harris Reaches Deal With Brose Baskets

Elias Harris had dual citizenship in the United States and Germany.

Vassilis Spanoulis Named Euroleague MVP For Week 8

Vassilis Spanoulis scored 24 points to go with seven assists and two rebounds in Olympiacos' 105-103 win over Bayern Munich in overtime.

Derrick Brown Named Euroleague MVP For November

Derrick Brown averaged 18 points per game for Lokomotiv in November.

Vladimir Dragicevic Named Euroleague MVP For Week 6

Vladimir Dragicevic led Stelmet Zielona Gora to its first ever Euroleague road win and collected MVP honors for Regular Season Round 6.

Justin Dentmon Wins Euroleague MVP For Week 5

In a 91-81 decision over visiting Brose Baskets, Justin Dentmon had 24 points and nine assists.

DeMarcus Nelson Named Euroleague MVP For Round 4

DeMarcus Nelson scored 22 points by shooting 8-for-10 from the field while adding four free throws.
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