|Pierria Henry's triple-double lands him Player of the Week award
24-year old point guard Pierria Henry (193-PG-93) had a great game in the last round for league's best team Tofas and receives a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 9.
He recorded a triple-double of 14 points adding also 10 rebounds and 10 assists, while his team beat Galatasaray (#8, 4-5) 97-90. It allowed Tofas to consolidate first place in the Turkish league. They maintain a perfect record without any lost game in the league. It's already very far into the season and Tofas keeps a perfect 9-0 record. In the team's last game Henry had a remarkable 71.4% from 2-point range. It was one of impressive evenings for him as usually he does not deliver so high stats. University of North Carolina - Charlotte graduate has very impressive stats this year. Henry is in league's top in assists (5th best: 5.9apg).
Second best performed player last round was Vladimir Stimac (210-C-87, agency: Interperformances) of Anadolu Efes. He is Serbian center in his first season at Anadolu Efes. In the last game Stimac recorded impressive double-double of 12 points and 16 rebounds. Bad luck as Anadolu Efes was edged by slightly higher-ranked Besiktas (#2, 7-2) 67-64. It was definitely game of the week between two contenders to the title. Anadolu Efes still maintains its place in the top 4 of the standings, even despite this loss. His team's 6-3 record is not bad at all. Stimac is a newcomer at Anadolu Efes and quickly became one of team's most reliable players.
Third place about best performers goes to swingman James Nunnally (201-F/G-90) of Fenerbahce (#3). Nunnally scored 20 points and passed eight assists. He was a key player of Fenerbahce, leading his team to a 119-90 easy win against the lower-ranked Trabzonspor (#13, 3-6). Fenerbahce needs these victories very badly if they think about getting closer to top teams. Their record at this point is 7 victories and 2 lost games. Nunnally has a very solid season. In 5 games in Turkey he scored 16.2ppg.
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