09 December, 2022
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All Stars Five
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Three Sesi Franca players headline All-Star Five, Mariano claims MVP

FRANCA (Brazil) - Lucas Mariano had multiple reasons to celebrate at the Basketball Champions League Americas Final, as he was named tournament MVP after Sesi Franca came out on top with a gold medal.

In his two games across the team's Semifinal and championship game, Mariano averaged 19.0 points, 7.5 rebounds and 2.5 made three-pointers per game on 39.4 percent shooting from the field.

Mariano was joined in the All-Star Five by his two teammates Lucas Dias and Georginho De Paula.

Dias finished the Final 4 with averages of 15.5 points, 12.0 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 2.0 steals and 1.5 blocks per game, while De Paula averaged 15.0 points, 5.5 assists and 4.0 rebounds per game.

Martin Cuello made the All-Star Five for runner-up Flamengo after averaging 18.5 points and 4.5 rebounds per game, as well as 3.0 made threes per game.

Rounding out the All-Star Five is Alexey Borges who helped Minas to a third-place finish after averaging 22.5 points, 5.5 assists and 3.0 rebounds per game.