Experienced British-American Darren Phillip (201-F-78) had an amazing evening in the last round for Union Progr. and that's him to receive a Latinbasket.com Player of the Week award for round 1 (Second Stage). The 34-year old forward had a double-double of 32 points and fourteen rebounds, while his team lost the game against Argentino (#6, 9-6) 66-75. Union Progr. maintains the 14th position in Argentinian LigaA. Union Progr. is rather a weak team placed in lower part in the standings. But it was their 9th lost game this season out of 13 games. In the team's last game Phillip had a remarkable 68.8% from 2-point range. He turned to be Union Progr.'s top player in his first season with the team. Fairfield University graduate has very impressive stats this year. Phillip is league's best scorer averaging so far 18.7ppg and leads league in rebounds with 13.3rpg. Phillip is in league's top in and averages solid 51.5% FGP.
The second most remarkable performance in last round's games was 34-year old American forward Gregory Lewis (200-F-78, agency: Dream Team Management) of La Union. Lewis impressed basketball fans with 23 points, 6 rebounds and 2 assists. It was enough for La Union to edge 9 de Julio (3-11) by 5 points 84-79. The Second Stage is still at the very beginning and this victory may help a lot. Let's wait for the next round. Lewis is well-known by La Union fans and he already established his position as one of team's most reliable players. He belongs to the best scorers in the league with 16.9ppg (#7). He also registered 7.8 boards per game.
The third best performed player last round was American James Williams (204-C-79, agency: Dream Team Management) of Quimsa (#7). Williams scored 19 points and grabbed eight rebounds. Despite Williams' great performance Quimsa lost 70-72 to Wuber-Est.Bahia (#8, 7-6). But his team cannot count on just a single player as he also needs help of the other teammates. The last thing Quimsa needs is to lose another game like this one. They lose more and more distance to the top teams. Their record is 8 victories and 7 lost games. Williams has a very solid season. In 15 games in Argentina he scored 9.8ppg. He also has 7.5rpg and FGP: 58.1%.
Other top performing players last week: 4. Bruno Labaque (180-PG-77) of Atenas - 29 points, 2 rebounds and 4 assists 5. John DeGroat (198-F-85) of Boca Jrs - 21 points and 7 rebounds 6. Alejandro Zilli (200-PF-82) of Sionista - 9 points, 10 rebounds and 5 assists 7. Mariano Garcia (201-F-86) of 9 de Julio - 25 points and 2 rebounds 8. Sam Clancy (202-C-80) of Olimpico LB - 12 points and 10 rebounds 9. Robert Battle (204-C-81) of Lanus - 14 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists 10. Kahiem Seawright (203-C/F-86) of GECR Indalo - 19 points, 10 rebounds and 2 assists
The Player of the week is chosen based on efficiency calculation, but also including game result, importance of the game, if played recorded double-double/triple-double, etc. The efficiency formula is a combination of various formulas used by different basketball organizations/leagues. We got involved many basketball scouts and journalists to assure it's accuracy. The formula: 1.5*PTS + 3* (REB+AST+ST+BL-TO) - 2*BSAG - 4*PF + 3*PFRV + 4* (2FGPM+3FGPM) + 1.5*FTM - 3* (2FGPA-2FGPM) - 3* (3FGPA-3FGPM) - (FTA-FTM)
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Argentina will participate at Olympics for fourth consecutive time. After Gold in Athens and Bronze in Beijing, Argentina failed to win medal in London and will try to return to podium in Rio de Janeiro. Head coach Sergio Hernandez named 20-man preliminary roster, including Luis Scola (206-F/C-80) and Manu Ginobili(198-G-77), two NBA veterans. Point guards are Facundo Campazzo, Nicolas Laprovittola and Luca Vildoza. Besides Manu, guards are Nicolas Brussino, Selem Safar, Nicolas Richott... [read more]
Argentina will participate at Olympics for fourth consecutive time. After Gold in Athens and Bronze in Beijing, Argentina failed to win medal in London and will try to return to podium in Rio de Janeiro. Head coach Sergio Hernandez named 20-man preliminary roster, including Luis Scola (206-F/C-80) and Manu Ginobili (198-G-77), two NBA veterans.
Point guards are Facundo Campazzo, Nicolas Laprovittola and Luca Vildoza. Besides Manu, guards are Nicolas Brussino, Selem Safar, Nicolas Richotti and Leonel Schattmann. Forwards are Andres Nocioni, Patricio Garino, Marcos Mata, Federico Aguerre, Juan Pablo Vaulet, power forwards are Gabriel Deck, Leonardo Mainoldi and Javier Saiz, besides Scola. Centers are Marcos Delia, Roberto Acuna and Tayavek Gallizzi.
Argentina will play three friendly games in Las Vegas - twice versus Nigeria (18th and 20th of July) and once vs USA (July 23). After return home, their rivals in Three Nations tournament will be Australia and Lithuania on July 26 and 27. Three winners of Olympic qualifying tournaments will play Super 4 tournament in Cordoba alongside Argentina from July 29 to August 1.
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