Eurocup Round 2 MVP: Dragan Milosavljevic, ALBA Berlin

Oct 22, 2015 by Eurocupbasketball.com Print
Eurocup Round 2 MVP: Dragan Milosavljevic, ALBA Berlin

The Eurocup is already in full swing after two rounds. Only eight teams remain undefeated, and one that got its first win this week, ALBA Berlin, also had in Dragan Milosavljevic the weekly MVP, as he racked up an index rating performance of 29, the highest among all winning players, to earn the honor. Milosavljevic scored 17 points, including 9 of 9 free throws, pulled 6 rebounds, dished 3 assists and drew 9 fouls to lead his team to the first win of the season. Second in line was Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul's Errick McCollum, with an index rating performance of 26 in his team's win over AEK Athens. McCollum scored 25 points, pulled just 1 board, dished 6 assists and drew 6 fouls. Among losing players with good individual performances, A.J. Slaughter of Banvit Bandirma had the highest index rating of the week with 31 and Kyryl Natyazhko of Szolnoki Olaj had 27.

Individual highs: Okaro White of Aris Thessaloniki, 15 rebounds

Slaughter was also the top scorer of the week thanks to his 29 points against Unics Kazan, while Jimmy Baron of Proximus Spirou Charleroi had 27 for his team's home loss. Okaro White of Aris Thessaloniki dominated the glass this week with his 15 rebounds, 5 of them offensive. SLUC Nancy's Florent Pietrus was close behind, with 14 boards. Three players reached double digits in assists this week also, the three of them also tying for 10 decisive passes: Quino Colom of Unics, Eugene Lawrence of Telekom Baskets Bonn and Giuseppe Poeta of Dolomiti Energia Trento. Also three players tied at the top of the steals ranks this round with 4 apiece: Joe Gaffney of Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem, Vladimir Micov of Galatasaray and Vassilis Xanthopoulos of Aris. Finally, Julian Wright of Trento stood atop the best stoppers this week with his 4 blocks.