Belizean-American Leon Williams (203-F/C-86) had a very impressive game in the last round for Goyang Orions and that's him to receive a Asia-basket.com Player of the Week award for round 25. The 26-year old power forward had a double-double of 23 points and twenty rebounds, while his team beat Samsung Th. (#9, 13-20) 63-50. Goyang Orions maintains the 7th position in South Korean KBL. Goyang Orions 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 15-18 record. Williams turned to be Goyang Orions' top player in his first season with the team. Ohio University graduate has very impressive stats this year. Williams. Williams is in league's top in points (5th best: 17.6ppg) and averages solid 57.6% FGP.
The second most remarkable performance in last round's games was 28-year old American power forward Rodrique Benson (207-F/C-84) of LG Sakers. Benson impressed basketball fans with a double-double of 15 points and 14 rebounds. Of course LG Sakers cruised to a 79-68 relatively comfortable win over the lower-ranked KCC Egis (#10, 5-27). This victory allowed LG Sakers to move up to 5th position in the standings. His team is not often considered as one of the league's best with a mere 15-18 record. Benson is a newcomer at LG Sakers and it seems he did not have too much trouble to become one of team's leaders.
The third best performed player last round was former international forward Sung-Min Cho (197-F-83) of Sonic Boom KT (#6). Cho scored 28 points. Despite Cho's great performance Sonic Boom KT lost 77-79 to LG Sakers (15-18). But his team cannot count on just a single shooter as he also needs help of the other teammates. The chances of Sonic Boom KT ranking at the top of the league, however are very questionable as they have already lost 18 games, recording just fifteen victories. With bigger assistance of his teammates, Cho could help Sonic Boom KT to bring them higher in the standings. Cho has a very solid season. In 31 games in South Korea he scored 13.1ppg. He also has FGP: 53.5% and 3PT: 46.4%.
Other top performing players last week: 4. Darian Townes (208-F/C-84) of Samsung Th. - 15 points and 11 rebounds 5. Bu Kyung Choi (200-F-89) of SK Knights - 14 points, 13 rebounds and 4 assists 6. Darian Townes (208-F/C-84) of Samsung Th. - 15 points, 11 rebounds and 2 assists 7. Eric Sandrin (206-C/F-78) of Dongbu Promy - 14 points, 10 rebounds and 3 assists 8. Dong-Geun Yang (181-G-81) of Mobis Phoebus - 18 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists 9. Carlos Powell (199-F-83) of ET Land - 15 points and 8 rebounds
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 - 5 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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