Tornike Shengelia Named D-League Player Of The Week
Tornike Shengelia, playing for the Springfield Armor on assignment from the Brooklyn Nets, has been named NBA Development League Performer of the Week for games played Jan. 21-27.
Shengelia played in two of the Armor’s four games last week, helping the team to a 2-2 record. He began his assignment, the second of his career, by tying an Armor franchise record with 39 points on 17-of-21 shooting to go with a game-high 18 rebounds and six assists in a 123-115 home win of the Maine Red Claws. He finished the week with a 24-point, 13-rebound performance in a 111-100 victory over the visiting Santa Cruz Warriors.
For the week, Shengelia averaged 31.5 points, 15.5 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 41.0 minutes. He shot 76 percent from the floor (25-of-33) while going 4-of-7 (57 percent) from behind the three-point line.