Regular Season, Round 6 MVP: Chris Kramer, Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius

Nov 16, 2017 by Eurocupbasketball.com Print

Lietuvos Rytas Vilnius evened its record at 3-3 thanks to a big road win at RETAbet Bilbao Basket whose main contributor was point guard Chris Kramer. His performance index rating of 38, a career-best in Kramer's four 7DAYS EuroCup seasons, has earned him the MVP honor for Round 6. Kramer poured in a career-high 27 points in the game, plus 7 assists and 8 drawn fouls. His PIR of 38 tied this season's high, which Adas Juskevicius of Lietkabelis Panevezys set in Round 5. Following Kramer this week was Tofas Bursa's Pierria Henry, whose PIR of 33 was his best ever. Henry scored 26 points, another personal record, to go with 7 assists and 5 steals in his team's 100-84 win over ratiopharm Ulm. Third in line this week was Sergey Karasev of Zenit St Petersburg with a PIR 32 thanks to 21 points, 6 boards and 6 assists. Sammy Mejia of Tofas (PIR 30) and Scottie Wilbekin of Darussafaka Istanbul (PIR 29) completed the top performances of the round.

Individual leaders: Ponkrashov's 9 assists, his best in six EuroCup seasons

Kramer was also the top scorer of the round with his 27 points. Grissin Bon Reggio Emilia's Amedeo Della Valle still leads the overall charts with his average 19.8. Darryl Watkins of ASVEL Villeurbanne topped the list of this round's best rebounders with 12. Zenit's Drew Gordon still dominates the overall rankings with 9.8 rebounds per game. Anton Ponkrashov of UNICS Kazan dished as many as 9 assists this week, his personal record in six 7DAYS EuroCup seasons. However, Kramer still leads those rankings with 8.0 assists per game. At the defensive end, Mejia had more steals than anyone, 6, his best mark in five EuroCup seasons. Several players are at the top of the season's ladder with 2.0 steals per game. Finally, Julian Wright of Reggio Emilia and Przemek Karnowski of MoraBanc Andorra had 3 blocks each to top the performances in this aspect. Stephane Lasme of UNICS still dominates with 1.8 blocks per game.

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