Turkish Airlines EuroLeague
Adidas Next Generation Tournament
Week 6 MVP: Fabien Causeur, Cholet Basket
Dec 21, 2011
The last week of the regular season completed the chart of the Last 16 teams and the competition is now ready to move on to the second phase! Among the winning teams on Tuesday, Cholet Basket's Fabien Causeur was the best player of the night with an index rating performance of 33, which earned him MVP of the Week honors in Week 6. Causeur led Cholet to a 69-66 home win over PAOK BC, despite having been eliminated earlier. He scored 27 points, pulled 2 boards, dished 4 assists, collected 3 steals and drew 9 fouls to lead his team for a sweet ending to the team's season. Second in line this week was Banvit BK's Chuck Davis with an index rating performance of 32 behind 15 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists and 4 steals. The top five performances of the regular season finale were completed by Idbihi Yassin of Alba Berlin (30), Dusan Djordjevic of Telenet Oostende (26) and Ivan Radenovic of BC Donetsk (25).
Individual highs: Jermareo Davidson, 16 rebounds
Causeur was also the best scorer of the week with his 27 points, but he was also joined by Fraport Skyliners' Jimmy McKinney at that number. Jermareo Davidson also of the Skyliners pulled 16 rebounds to be at the top of the rankings this week, 10 defensive and 6 offensive. The best passer of the week was Spartak SPB's Patrick Beverley, being the only player to reach 10 assists. Two players managed to collect 5 steals apiece as VEF Riga's Curtis Millage and BC Khimki's Zoran Planinic led the rankings. Finally, four players had as many blocks each - Rudy Gobert of Cholet, Sam Muldrow of Aris BSA 2003, Drew Naymick of CEZ Nymburk and Zarko Rakocevic of Valencia Basket.