28-year old power forward Rodrique Benson (207-F/C-84) had an amazing evening in the last round for LG Sakers and receives a Asia-basket.com Player of the Week award for round 6. He had a double-double of 11 points and 24 rebounds, while his team edged out KCC Egis (#9, 1-6) 66-63. LG Sakers maintains the 7th position in South Korean league. LG Sakers is a typical solid league team placed somewhere in the middle or a little bit lower in the standings. They need more victories to improve their 3-4 record. Benson turned to be LG Sakers' top player in his first season with the team. University of California graduate has very impressive stats this year. Benson leads league in rebounds with 14.0rpg. Benson is in league's top in and averages solid 51.4% FGP.
Second best performed player last round was Eric Sandrin (206-C/F-78) of Dongbu Promy. He is naturalized American in his first season at Dongbu Promy. In the last game Sandrin recorded impressive 25 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists. Of course he lead Dongbu Promy to another comfortable win outscoring slightly lower-ranked Sonic Boom KT (#10, 1-6) 96-75. This victory allowed Dongbu Promy to move up to 8th position in the standings. 6 lost games are too many comparing to just two victories Dongbu Promy managed to get this year. Sandrin is a newcomer at Dongbu Promy and quickly became one of team's most reliable players. He belongs to the best scorers in the league with 16.0ppg (#7). He also registered 6.6 boards per game.
Third place about best performers goes to forward Carlos Powell (199-F-83) of league's leader ET Land. Powell showcased his all-around game by recording 16 points, fourteen rebounds (!!!) and four assists in the last round. He was a key player of ET Land, leading his team to a 77-73 win against the lower-ranked Dongbu Promy (#8, 2-6). ET Land confirms their top position in the standings Powell has a great season in South Korea. After only 7 games, he made it on the list of the league's leaders in points with 16.7ppg (6th best).
Other top performing players last week: 4. Joo-Sung Kim (205-F/C-79) of Dongbu Promy - 18 points and 5 rebounds 5. Leon Williams (203-F/C-86) of Goyang Orions - 15 points and 10 rebounds 6. Ji-Hoon Ham (198-C/F-84) of Mobis Phoebus - 13 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists 7. Juan Pattillo (197-F-88) of Anyang KGC - 25 points and 8 rebounds 8. Tae-Jong Moon (199-F-75) of ET Land - 21 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists 9. Sun-Hyung Kim (187-G-88) of SK Knights - 19 points, 3 rebounds and 2 assists 10. Tony Akins (180-G-80) of Goyang Orions - 18 points, 3 rebounds and 8 assists
The Player of the week is choosen 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)
Starting five Park Park Han Kim Ha 1 Kim Hyeongjin 98 3 Shin Minsuk 197-C-99 5 Yun Wongsang 179-G-98 6 Lee Junghyun 185-G-99 7 Park Minuk 185-F-98 9 Park Jiwon 98 10 Seo Jeonghyeon 98 11 Yang Junu&nbs... [read more]
Talk N Text adds Little to their roster, ex Anyang KGC - 3 days ago
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Talk N Text Tropang Texters (PBA) added to their roster 29-year old American swingman Mario Little (198-99kg-87, college: Kansas). He played last season at Anyang KGC in South Korean KBL league. In 62 games he had very impressive stats: 16.8ppg, 4.1rpg and 2.7apg. Little's team made it to the Korean KBL Semifinals. He has played also professionally in Spain (La ICL Manresa), Ukraine (DniproAzot) and D-League (Oklahoma City Blue). Little attended University of Kansas until 2011 and it will... [read more]
Talk N Text Tropang Texters (PBA) added to their roster 29-year old American swingman Mario Little (198-99kg-87, college: Kansas). He played last season at Anyang KGC in South Korean KBL league. In 62 games he had very impressive stats: 16.8ppg, 4.1rpg and 2.7apg. Little's team made it to the Korean KBL Semifinals. He has played also professionally in Spain (La ICL Manresa), Ukraine (DniproAzot) and D-League (Oklahoma City Blue). Little attended University of Kansas until 2011 and it will be his sixth season as a professional player.
Kim Sun-Hyung 187-G-88 SK Knights Byun Ki Hoon 187-G/F-89 SK Knights Hur Hoon Yonsei University Lee Jae-Do 180-PG-91 Sonic Boom KT Hur Hweeung Dongbu Promy Lee Seung-Hyun 201-C-92 Goyang Orions Choi Jin-Soo 202-C/F-89 Goyang Orions Heo Il-Young 197-F-85 Goyang&nb... [read more]
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