Week 6 Top Performers: Freeman, Lapornik, Bliznyuk, Van der Mars, Artis
MUNICH (Germany) - Deshawn Freeman was the leader in efficiency on Gameday 6 of the FIBA Europe Cup Regular Season with an impressive mark of 41.
Coming up huge in a must-win game for Patrioti Levice, Freeman delivered a big double-double of 29 points and 13 rebounds, while also dishing out 6 assists in his club's 94-80 victory over Opava.
Freeman is joined in the lineup by teammate Miha Lapornik, who wasn't far behind in efficiency, scoring 37 points - including 8-of-11 shooting on three-pointers - for the Slovak club to help them qualify.
Bogdan Bliznyuk filled the statsheet for BC Budivelnyk Kyiv with 13 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists for the first triple-double of the season in their 86-81 win over Donar Groningen.
Meanwhile, Heroes Den Bosch center Thomas van der Mars managed an impressive 19-point, 12-rebound double-double on 80-percent field goal shooting in his team's 82-64 victory at home to FC Porto with both sides already through.
Rounding out the lineup is Dominic Artis, of Cholet Basket, following his key 17 points, 7 rebounds and 8 assists in a 100-75 win over Rilski Sportist as the French side made it through to the Second Round.