7DAYS EuroCup MVP of the Week: Jamal Jones, Bahcesehir Koleji Istanbul

Nov 21, 2020 by Eurocupbasketball.com Print

The best single-game performance index rating by a player on a winning team in 7DAYS EuroCup games played this week belonged to Jamal Jones of Bahcesehir Koleji Istanbul, earning him the MVP of the Week honor. Jones was near-perfect in Bahcesehir's 77-87 win at Joventut, the club's first-ever EuroCup victory. He netted a season-high 34 points, making 7 of 8 two-pointers, 6 of 8 threes and 2 of 2 free throws. He also had 4 rebounds, 2 steals, 1 block and 1 assist for a performance index rating of 38, the best on a winning team this week. The highest PIR in this week's games belongs to Gary Browne of Dolomiti Energia Trento, who matched this season's best PIR, 41, in a double-overtime 102-104 home loss against Nanterre 92. Brown collected 30 points, 10 assists, 8 rebounds and 5 steals in that one. Kendrick Perry of Cedevita Olimpija Ljubljana had the third-highest PIR in games this week, 32. In a road loss against Herbalife Gran Canaria, Perry had 25 points, 7 assists and 2 steals.

Individual highs: Alex Perez, Bahcesehir, 13 assists

MVP Jones led all scorers this week with 34 points, also the most by any EuroCup player in a game this season. His teammate Erick Green is the scoring leader this season with 20.9 points per game. Three players had 12 rebounds this week: Alpha Kaba of Nanterre and Simon Birgander of Joventut Badalona did so in Round 8 games, and Vytenis Lipkevicius of Lietkabelis Panevezys pulled down 12 boards in a Round 6 replay. Alan Williams of Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar leads the EuroCup this season with 12.5 rebounds per game. Bahcesehir's Alex Perez dished 13 assists, the most of any player in games played this week. Lokomotiv's Mantas Kalnietis is the assists leader with 8.9 on average. Two players had 5 steals this week, Browne in Trento's Round 8 double-overtime loss, as well as Stephaun Branch of Telenet Giants Antwerp in a Round 7 replay at MoraBanc Andorra. Codi Miller-McIntyre of Partizan NIS Belgrade tops the steals charts with 2.4 per game. Gran Canaria's Matt Costello had 4 blocks against Olimpija, the most in games played this week. Danny Agbelese of Promitheas Patras is the season leader in that category with 2.3 per contest.