AS MONACO: Did you know that...?

Apr 25, 2021 by Eurocupbasketball.com Print
AS MONACO: Did you know that...?

Here are some facts you might not know about 7DAYS EuroCup 2020-21 finalist, AS Monaco...

...AS Monaco has reached the EuroCup Finals in just its third season in the competition?

...Monaco is the second French League team to make it to the EuroCup Finals? Strasbourg lost the 2016 EuroCup Finals against Galatasaray Liv Hospital Istanbul.

...all of Monaco's players are competing in the EuroCup Finals for the first time?

...Zvezdan Mitrovic can become the first Montenegrin coach to win the competition?

...Rob Gray was the 2021 EuroCup Semifinals MVP? He scored 25 points in Game 1 against Herbalife Gran Canaria and buried the series-winning shot in Game 2!

...Mathias Lessort was the 2021 EuroCup Quarterfinals MVP? He averaged 18.7 points and 7.7 rebounds in his team's series against Buducnost VOLI Podgorica.

...Lessort leads the 2020-21 EuroCup in PIR? He has accumulated a PIR of 371 in 19 games.

...Lessort leads the 2020-21 EuroCup campaign in offensive rebounds with 64? He is third in both total rebounds (132) and blocked shots (24), too.

...Marcos Knight ranks fifth in scoring this season with 282 points? Dee Bost (273) is seventh and Lessort (263) eighth.

...Kevin Kilicki can become the first player from the Democratic Republic of the Congo to win the EuroCup? Only six African players have won the EuroCup in the past: Tunji Awojobi (2004), Romain Sato (2014), Stephane Lasme (2016), Viny Okouo and Hamady Ndiaye (2017) and Michael Eric (2018).

...on a per-minute basis, Wilfried Yeguete ranks second in rebounds and steals? Yeguete averages 13.2 rebounds and 3.9 steals per 40 minutes.

...Abdoulaye Ndoye leads the competition in two-point shooting percentage? He has made 33 of 46 two-point shots (71.7%).

...Bost ranks third in three-point shots made with 51? Only two UNICS Kazan players are ahead of him: Isaiah Canaan with 59 and Jamar Smith with 58.

...Knight ranks ninth in total rebounds with 109? Knight, who stands 1.88 meters, leads all guards with 5.2 rebounds per game.