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Melvin Ejim's double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Canadians playing currently abroad: - Jan 17, 2017


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Traditionally, every week we bring you a list of the top performances of Canadians who are currently playing abroad.


Melvin Ejim
Melvin Ejim
   #1. This week's number one is an international forward Melvin Ejim (200-91, college: Iowa St., currently plays in Basketball Champions League). He led his Italian team Umana Venezia to a victory over the fourth-ranked Joensuun Kataja (6-6) 78-68 in the Basketball Champions League in Tuesday night's game. Ejim was MVP of the game. He had a double-double by scoring 23 points and getting 10 rebounds. Ejim also added 4 assists in 28 minutes on the court; quite an impressive performance considering it's only his third season in pro basketball. Umana Reyer Venezia (8-4) is placed second in group B. There are only two games left until the end of the Basketball Champions League Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. It's Ejim's first year with the team. Ejim has relatively good stats this season: 10.4ppg, 5.8rpg, 1.5apg, 1.3spg, 2FGP: 53.2% and FT: 83.3% in 12 games he played so far. He has a dual citizenship: Canadian and Nigerian. Ejim is currently a member of the Canadian senior national team.

Aaron Doornekamp
Aaron Doornekamp
   #2. Second place goes to former international forward Aaron Doornekamp (201-85, agency: Interperformances, currently plays in Basketball Champions League). He was the main contributor in an CB Canarias' victory against the seventh-ranked Oostende (4-8) 64-57 in the Basketball Champions League last Wednesday. Doornekamp was the best player in that game. He scored 23 points, had 4 rebounds and dished 3 assists. Iberostar Tenerife CB Canarias (10-2) is placed first in group D. It was his team's seventh consecutive victory in a row. There are only two games left until the end of the Basketball Champions League Regular Season. So now every game is very crucial. It's Doornekamp's first season with the team. This year Doornekamp has relatively solid stats: 10.2ppg, 4.3rpg, 2.8apg, 2FGP: 46.9%, 3FGP: 41.4% and FT: 90.9%(20-22). He is another player who holds two passports: Canadian and Dutch. Former Carleton University starter played for the Canadian national team in 2015.

Andrew Rautins
Andrew Rautins
   #3. The Canadian player who performed third best last week abroad was former international guard Andrew Rautins (193-86, college: Syracuse, currently plays in FIBA Europe Cup). Rautins contributed to an easy victory against the closely-ranked Sodertalje Kings (1-3) crushing them 93-51 in the FIBA Europe Cup on Tuesday night. He was the top player that evening. Rautins recorded 19 points, 5 rebounds and 7 assists in 27 minutes. Gaziantep Basketbol (3-1) is placed second in group K. There are only two games left until the end of the FIBA Europe Cup Second Stage. So now every game will be important. Rautins has reliable stats this year: 14.6ppg, 4.2rpg, 4.4apg, 2FGP: 68.4%(13-19), 3FGP: 37.2% in 10 games. He is a naturalized American. Rautins played for the Canadian national team four years ago.

Kelly Olynyk
Kelly Olynyk
   #4. Power forward Kelly Olynyk (213-91, college: Gonzaga, currently plays in NBA) was the major contributor in a 2-point Boston Celtics' victory against the Atlanta Hawks (24-17) 103-101 in the NBA in Friday night's game. He recorded 26 points (!!!), 8 rebounds and 3 assists. The Boston Celtics have a solid 26-15 record this season. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. Olynyk is one of the most experienced players in a team as it's his fourth year in Celtics' roster. Olynyk's stats this season are: 8.6ppg, 4.3rpg and 2.1apg. He used to play for the Canadian national team back in 2015.

Kyle Landry
Kyle Landry
   #5. Former international power forward Kyle Landry (207-86, college: N.Arizona, currently plays in EuroCup) contributed to Zenit's victory against the closely-ranked Lietuvos rytas (0-2) 88-79 in the Eurocup last Wednesday. Landry scored 13 points and grabbed 6 rebounds in 22 minutes. Zenit Saint Petersburg (1-1) is placed 11th in the Eurocup. There are only four games left until the end of the Eurocup Second Stage. So now every game will be extremely important. Landry has been at the team for six years. He averaged so far 11.0ppg, 6.4rpg and 1.2apg in 10 games. Landry used to play for the Canadian national team four years ago.

Andrew Wiggins
Andrew Wiggins
   #6. Guard Andrew Wiggins (203-95, college: Kansas, currently plays in NBA) contributed to a Minnesota Timberwolves' victory against the Houston Rockets (32-11) 119-105 in the NBA on Wednesday night. He was the top player that evening. Wiggins scored 28 points (!!!) and grabbed 4 rebounds; not bad, considering it's only his third season in pro basketball. The Minnesota Timberwolves have not so impressive 14-27 record this season. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. Wiggins has individually a very good season with high stats. He averages: 21.9ppg, 4.3rpg and 2.3apg. Wiggins is a former international player as he played for the Canadian senior team two years ago.

Jevohn Shepherd
Jevohn Shepherd
   #7. Former international swingman Jevohn Shepherd (196-86, college: Michigan, currently plays in Basketball Champions League) could not help Spirou Charleroi (4-8) in their last game. Despite his very good performance the sixth-placed Spirou Charleroi (4-8) was edged 65-63 on the road by the second-ranked Partizan in the group E of Basketball Champions League. Shepherd was the top scorer with 31 points. He also added 6 rebounds in 32 minutes. There are only two games left until the end of the Basketball Champions League Regular Season. Shepherd's stats this year are: 12.9ppg and 3.9rpg in 10 games. He used to play for the Canadian national team three years ago.

Evaldas Zabas
Evaldas Zabas
   #8. Point guard Evaldas Zabas (188-88, currently plays in Baltic League) helped his Lithuanian team P.Zvaigzdes win their game against one of league's weakest teams BC Rakvere (2-8) crushing them 112-77 in the Baltic League last Wednesday. Zabas was the top player that evening. He recorded 26 points (!!!), 5 rebounds and 4 assists. Pieno Zvaigzdes Pasvalys (10-1) is placed eighth in the Baltic League. It was his team's fifth consecutive victory in a row. They will play only one more game in the Baltic League Regular Season. This season Zabas has very high stats. He averages: 17.3ppg, 4.7rpg, 4.0apg and 1.3spg. Despite Zabas played previously for the Lithuanian U20 national team, he is currently in the Canadian U18 national team roster.

Olivier Hanlan
Olivier Hanlan
   #9. Former international guard Olivier Hanlan (193-93, college: Boston Coll., currently plays in Basketball Champions League) helped his French team Le Mans win their game against the third-ranked Pinar Karsiyaka (7-5) 65-61 in the Basketball Champions League on Wednesday night. Hanlan was the top player that evening. He scored 15 points in 32 minutes. Le Mans Sarthe Basket (9-3) is placed first in group B. There are only two games left until the end of the Basketball Champions League Regular Season. Hanlan averaged so far 11.1ppg, 2.8rpg and 2.8apg in 12 games. He used to play for the Canadian national team two years ago.

Khem Birch
Khem Birch
   #10. Center Khem Birch (208-92, college: UNLV, currently plays in Greece) managed to help Olympiacos S.F.P. Pireus to win against the eighth-ranked Kymis (5-8) 90-72 in the Greek A1 in Monday night's game. Birch recorded only 4 points, 5 rebounds and 2 blocks. Olympiacos S.F.P. Pireus (10-0) is placed first in the A1. So far his team won all ten games in the Regular Season. Birch's overall stats this season are: 6.2ppg, 5.4rpg and 1.1bpg. He is an international player who is currently on the senior Canadian National Team roster.

   #11. International point guard Cory Joseph (190-91, college: Texas, currently plays in NBA) helped Toronto Raptors win their game against the Brooklyn Nets 132-113 in the NBA last Friday. Joseph recorded 16 points, 4 rebounds and 7 assists in 22 minutes. Joseph averaged so far 8.8ppg, 2.8rpg and 2.9apg in 39 games. He plays currently for the Canadian national team.

   #12. Former U19 international guard Marek Klassen (185-92, college: Point Loma, currently plays in United Kingdom) was not able to help Worcester Wolves (5-11) in their last game. Despite his very good performance Worcester Wolves lost 73-81 in Bristol to the higher-ranked (#7) Acadamy Flyers. Klassen was the top scorer with 18 points. He also added 5 rebounds and dished 6 assists in 40 minutes. Klassen averaged so far 10.8ppg, 4.8rpg, 6.8apg and 1.1spg in 16 games. He used to play for the Canadian U19 national team back in 2011.

   #13. Former international power forward Owen Klassen (208-91, college: Acadia, currently plays in ABA League) helped his Montenegrin team Buducnost win their game against the closely-ranked Igokea 75-60 in the ABA League last Saturday. Klassen scored 12 points and grabbed 8 rebounds. Klassen's overall stats this season are: 7.5ppg, 7.0rpg and 1.5apg. He used to play for the Canadian national team three years ago.

   #14. Former international guard Carl English (195-81, college: Hawaii, currently plays in EuroCup) was not able to secure a victory for one of league's weakest teams ALBA Berlin (0-2) in their last game. Despite English's good performance ALBA Berlin lost 80-85 in Valencia to the higher-ranked (#14) Basket. He scored 12 points and grabbed 4 rebounds in 26 minutes. This year English's overall stats are: 5.3ppg and 1.7rpg in three games. He used to play for the Canadian national team back in 2015.

   #15. International forward Tristan Thompson (206-91, college: Texas, currently plays in NBA) couldn't help the Cleveland Cavaliers (29-11) in their last game on Tuesday. Despite Thompson's good performance the Cleveland Cavaliers were defeated 100-92 in Salt Lake City by the Utah Jazz. He recorded a double-double by scoring 12 points and getting the same number of rebounds. Thompson averaged so far 7.3ppg, 9.8rpg and 1.2bpg. He is also in the roster of the Canadian national team.


The list of other players, who all have Canadian passport but never been selected to any of Canadian national teams:

   #1. Maurice Walker (208-F/C-91, college: Minnesota, currently plays in United Kingdom) could not help Worcester Wolves (5-11) in their last game on Saturday. Despite Walker's very good performance Worcester Wolves was defeated 81-73 on the road by the higher-ranked Bristol Acadamy Flyers (#7). He recorded a double-double by scoring 17 points and getting 12 rebounds. Walker has individually a very good season with high stats. He averages: 21.9ppg, 11.3rpg and 1.4apg. Walker has a dual citizenship: Canadian and British.

   #2. Yannick Anzuluni (205-F-87, college: Houghton, currently plays in Sweden) was the major contributor in a BC Lulea's victory against the fifth-ranked Norrkoping Dolphins (8-6) 70-64 in the Swedish Basketligan on Saturday night. Anzuluni scored 12 points and grabbed 8 rebounds in 36 minutes. BC Lulea (16-3) is placed first in the Basketligan. It was his team's seventh consecutive victory in a row. Anzuluni averaged so far 14.9ppg, 7.4rpg, 2.8apg and 2.1spg in 18 games he played so far.

   #3. Kassius Robertson (190-G-94, currently plays college basketball in the States) led Canisius to an easy victory against the Marist College (1-1) crushing them 91-58 in the NCAA in Saturday night's game. He scored 30 points (!!!), had 4 rebounds and dished 6 assists in 35 minutes. The Canisius College has a solid 5-3 conference record this season. It was his team's fifth consecutive victory in a row. Robertson plays fourth season for the team. Robertson has very impressive stats this year: 17.7ppg, 3.2rpg and 2.4apg in 19 games.

   #4. Isiaha Mike (203-F-97, currently studies in the States) led Duquesne to a victory against the Saint Louis University (1-0) 73-66 in the NCAA on Wednesday night. He had a double-double by scoring 24 points and getting 13 rebounds in 34 minutes. The University of Duquesne has 2-3 conference record this season. It was his team's fourth consecutive victory in a row. Mike averaged so far 10.6ppg, 5.9rpg and 1.5apg in 18 games.

   #5. Experienced Sefton Barrett (196-SF-83, agency: Blacktop Management, college: Cent.Michigan, currently plays in Finland) was not able to help BC Nokia (6-4) in their last game. Despite his very good performance BC Nokia lost 76-87 in Kotka to the one of league's weakest teams (#9) KTP-Basket. Barrett had a double-double by scoring 20 points and getting 10 rebounds (was perfect 7-for-7 from the free throw line) in 28 minutes. Barrett averaged so far 14.0ppg, 6.6rpg, 2.0apg and 1.8spg in five games.

   #6. Robbie Sihota (201-F-87, currently plays in Hungary) led MAFC to a victory over the tenth-ranked Sopron KC 87-77 in the Hungarian A Division last Saturday. He was the top player that evening. Sihota recorded 22 points, 8 rebounds and 2 blocks. This season Sihota has very high stats. He averages: 17.7ppg, 7.9rpg, 1.4apg and 1.1spg. Sihota is another player who holds two passports: Indian and Canadian.

   #7. Ryan Wright (206-C/F-87, college: Oklahoma, currently plays in Hungary) was the main contributor in Vasas' surprising victory against the fourth-ranked PVSK Pannon 90-80 in the Hungarian A Division last Saturday. He was the top player that evening. Wright had a double-double by scoring 17 points and getting 15 rebounds. He also added 2 blocks in 34 minutes. It was his first game for Vasas this season.

   #8. Dylan Ennis (187-G-91, is currently at the American university) contributed to an easy victory against the Oregon State University crushing them 85-43 in the NCAA on Saturday night. Ennis scored 16 points, had 4 rebounds and dished 5 assists. Ennis averaged so far 11.8ppg, 4.6rpg, 3.6apg and 1.2spg. He has both Canadian and Jamaican nationalities.

   #9. Ayob Ayob (201-F-95, currently plays in NCAA2) contributed to a 2-point Minnesota State University Moorhead's victory against the Augustana College, SD 91-89 in the NCAA2 in Friday night's game. Ayob scored 28 points (!!!), had 8 rebounds and dished 3 assists in 47 minutes. Ayob has very impressive stats this year: 15.4ppg, 5.5rpg and 1.2apg in 13 games.

   #10. Dwayne Smith (198-F-89, college: G.Washington, currently plays in Argentina) contributed to Olimpo's victory against the fourth-ranked Alianza Viedma 91-86 in the Argentinian TNA (second division) on Saturday night. He had a double-double by scoring 13 points and getting 14 rebounds in 31 minutes. Smith averaged so far 14.3ppg, 8.4rpg, 1.2apg and 1.4spg in 16 games.   




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