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Andrew Wiggins' double-double lands him Player of the Week award among Canadians playing currently abroad: - Jan 16, 2019


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ANDREW WIGGINS
We bring you last week's top performances from Canadians who are playing abroad and who all have had prior experience of national team duties at youth or senior level.


Andrew Wiggins
Andrew Wiggins
   #1. This week's number one is former international guard Andrew Wiggins (203-95, college: Kansas, currently plays in NBA). He led Minnesota Timberwolves to a 2-point victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder (26-17) 119-117 in the NBA in Tuesday night's game. Wiggins was MVP of the game. He had a double-double by scoring 40 points and getting 10 rebounds. Wiggins also added 4 assists in 38 minutes on the court. The Minnesota Timberwolves have 21-23 record this season. It's Wiggins' fifth year with the team. He has individually a very good year with high stats. Wiggins averages: 17.8ppg, 4.2rpg, 2.3apg, 1.1spg, 2FGP: 42.4%, 3FGP: 34.4% and FT: 73.9% in 40 games he played so far. He played for the Canadian senior national team four years ago.

Kevin Pangos
Kevin Pangos
   #2. Second place goes to an international point guard Kevin Pangos (185-93, college: Gonzaga, currently plays in Spain). Pangos led FC Barcelona to a victory against the 11th-ranked Leche Rio Breogan (6-9) 94-80 in the Spanish Liga Endesa last Sunday. He recorded 12 points and added 3 passes. FC Barcelona Lassa (14-2) is placed first in the Liga Endesa. It was his team's tenth consecutive victory in a row. It's Pangos' first season with the team. Pangos' overall stats this year are: 9.7ppg, 1.7rpg, 2.9apg, 2FGP: 51.8%, 3FGP: 40.8% and FT: 86.0%. He has a dual citizenship: Canadian and Slovenian. Pangos is in the roster of the Canadian senior national team.

Kyle Wiltjer
Kyle Wiltjer
   #3. The Canadian player who performed third best last week abroad was an international forward Kyle Wiltjer (208-92, college: Gonzaga, currently plays in Spain). Wiltjer contributed to an Unicaja Malaga's victory against the 15th-ranked Movil Estudiantes (5-11) 82-76 in the Spanish Liga Endesa in Saturday night's game. He recorded 13 points, 6 rebounds and 3 assists. Unicaja Malaga (11-5) is placed fourth in the Liga Endesa. Wiltjer has relatively good stats this season: 11.8ppg, 2.6rpg, 2FGP: 60.6%(40-66), 3FGP: 43.2%. He is also a member of the Canadian senior national team.

Andrew Nicholson
Andrew Nicholson
   #4. Power forward Andrew Nicholson (206-89, college: St.Bonaventure, currently plays in China) could not help Sturgeons (17-14) in their last game. Despite Nicholson's very good performance Sturgeons lost 105-111 on the road to the lower-ranked (#12) Golden Bulls. He had a double-double by scoring 47 points and getting 14 rebounds. Nicholson also added 3 blocks (made all of his eight free throws) in 38 minutes. It was Sturgeons' third consecutive loss in a row. Nicholson has very impressive stats this year: 28.1ppg, 9.6rpg and 1.8apg in 28 games. He used to play for the Canadian national team back in 2017.

Thomas Scrubb
Thomas Scrubb
   #5. International forward Thomas Scrubb (198-91, college: Carleton, currently plays in FIBA Europe Cup) led his Italian team Openjobmetis VA to a victory over the third-ranked Groningen (1-2) 73-67 in the FIBA Europe Cup on Wednesday night. Scrubb was the best player in that game. He scored 14 points, had 6 boards, passed 3 assists and added 3 steals. Openjobmetis Varese (3-0) is placed first in group K. So far his team won all three games in the Second Stage. There are only three games left until the end of the FIBA Europe Cup Second Stage. So now every game will be critical. This season Scrubb has relatively solid stats: 13.2ppg, 4.3rpg and 1.3apg. He is another player who holds two passports: British and Canadian. Scrubb plays currently for the Canadian national team.

Jamal Murray
Jamal Murray
   #6. Swingman Jamal Murray (198-97, college: Kentucky, currently plays in NBA) was the major contributor in a 3-point Denver Nuggets' victory against the Portland Trail Blazers (26-19) 116-113 in the NBA in Sunday night's game. He recorded 24 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists (made all of his five free throws) in 33 minutes; quite an impressive performance considering it's only Murray's third season in pro basketball. The Denver Nuggets have a solid 29-14 record this season. Murray has very impressive stats this year: 18.5ppg, 4.6rpg and 4.9apg in 43 games. He is a former international player as he played for the Canadian senior team four years ago.

Melvin Ejim
Melvin Ejim
   #7. International forward Melvin Ejim (201-91, college: Iowa St., currently plays in EuroCup) was not able to help Unics Kazan (1-1) in their last game. Despite Ejim's very good performance the second-placed Unics Kazan (1-1) lost 80-86 on the opponent's court to the leading Andorra in the group H of Eurocup. He was the second best scorer with 15 points. Ejim also added 6 rebounds in 24 minutes. They ended the series of five consecutive victories. There are only four games left until the end of the Eurocup Top 16. So now every game is very crucial. This year Ejim's overall stats are: 7.0ppg, 4.0rpg and 1.2apg in five games. He is also Canadian national team player.

Tristan Thompson
Tristan Thompson
   #8. Forward Tristan Thompson (206-91, college: Texas, currently plays in NBA) was not able to secure a victory for the Cleveland Cavaliers (9-35) in their last game on Tuesday. Despite Thompson's very good performance the Cleveland Cavaliers (9-35) were defeated 123-115 in Indianapolis by the Indiana Pacers. He recorded a double-double by scoring 15 points and getting 13 rebounds. Thompson also added 5 assists and 2 blocks. Thompson is one of the most experienced players in a team as it's his eighth year in Cavaliers' roster. This season he has very high stats. Thompson averages: 11.7ppg, 11.2rpg and 2.2apg. He plays currently for the Canadian national team.

Kenny Chery
Kenny Chery
   #9. Former U18 international point guard Kenny Chery (180-92, college: Baylor, currently plays in France) was the main contributor in a Boulazac Basket's surprising victory against the league leader Cholet Basket (15-1) 92-77 in the French ProA last Saturday. Chery was the top player that evening. He recorded 24 points and added 8 passes in 31 minutes. Boulazac Basket Dordogne (8-8) is placed tenth in the ProA. It was his team's first victory after three consecutive loses. Chery has very impressive stats this year: 16.3ppg, 3.5rpg, 4.3apg and 1.2spg in 16 games. He used to play for the Canadian U18 national team nine years ago.

Daniel Mullings
Daniel Mullings
   #10. Guard Daniel Mullings (189-91, college: N.Mexico St., currently plays in FIBA Europe Cup) couldn't help Joensuun Kataja (1-2) in their last game. Despite Mullings' very good performance Joensuun Kataja (#4) lost 72-87 on the opponent's court to the higher-ranked (#3) Leiden in the group L of FIBA Europe Cup. He was the top scorer with 22 points. Mullings also added 8 rebounds and dished 4 assists in 33 minutes. It was Joensuun Kataja's fourth consecutive loss in a row. There are only three games left until the end of the FIBA Europe Cup Second Stage. Mullings has reliable stats this year: 11.8ppg, 6.3rpg, 3.7apg and 2.2spg in 13 games. He is a former international player as four years ago he still played for the Canadian senior national team.

   #11. Former international shooting guard Andrew Rautins (193-86, college: Syracuse, currently plays in Turkey) contributed to an easy victory against the league outsider Istanbul BBSK 103-86 in a derby game in the Turkish BSL last Sunday. Rautins scored 17 points and grabbed 5 rebounds. Rautins' stats this season are: 14.5ppg, 3.0rpg and 2.7apg. He is a naturalized American. Rautins used to play for the Canadian national team six years ago.

   #12. International forward Dyshawn Pierre (198-93, college: Dayton, currently plays in FIBA Europe Cup) contributed to a Banco di Srd's victory against the fourth-ranked AEK Larnaca 96-89 in the FIBA Europe Cup on Wednesday night. He scored 10 points, had 6 rebounds and dished 3 assists in 23 minutes. This year Pierre's total stats are: 7.8ppg, 3.9rpg and 2.4apg in 11 games. He is also in the roster of the Canadian national team.

   #13. International center Joel Anthony (206-82, college: UNLV, currently plays in Argentina) helped San Lorenzo win their game against the 14th-ranked Hispano Americano de Rio Gallegos crushing them 103-78 in the Argentinian La Liga in Sunday night's game. Anthony scored 11 points, grabbed 5 rebounds and made 2 blocks. Anthony has averaged so far 6.4ppg and 5.3rpg. He is also Canadian national team player.

   #14. International guard Philip Scrubb (191-92, college: Carleton, currently plays in EuroCup) helped his Russian team Zenit win their game against the closely-ranked Cedevita 98-84 in the Eurocup last Wednesday. Scrubb scored 9 points, made 5 passes and 3 steals in 24 minutes. Scrubb averaged so far 12.5ppg, 2.5rpg, 3.1apg and 1.2spg in 13 games. He plays currently for the Canadian national team.

   #15. Former international guard Nemanja Mitrovic (197-90, college: Portland, currently plays in Mexico) couldn't help Santos (10-20) in their last game on Sunday. Despite Mitrovic's very good performance Santos (#6) was defeated 112-101 by the leading Mineros in the North group. He recorded a double-double by scoring 25 points and getting 11 rebounds. This season Mitrovic has very high stats. He averages: 17.8ppg, 5.5rpg, 2.3apg and 1.3spg. Mitrovic used to play for the Canadian national team eight years ago.


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

   #1. Dejan Kravic (211-F/C-90, college: Texas Tech, currently plays in Basketball Champions League) was the major contributor in a 3-point Virtus Bologna's victory against the eighth-ranked P.Olimpija (1-9) 87-84 in the Basketball Champions League on Wednesday night. He recorded 14 points and grabbed 9 rebounds in 27 minutes. Virtus Segafredo Bologna (8-2) is placed first in group D. It was his team's eighth consecutive victory in a row. There are only four games left until the end of the Basketball Champions League Regular Season. So now every game will be critical. This year Kravic's overall stats are: 9.4ppg, 5.1rpg and 1.2bpg in 10 games he played so far. He has a dual citizenship: Serbian and Canadian.

   #2. Dylan Ennis (187-PG-91, agency: BeoBasket, college: Oregon, currently plays in EuroCup) led his Spanish team Andorra to a victory over the third-ranked Zenit (1-2) 80-71 in the Eurocup last Tuesday. Ennis was the top player that evening. He scored 19 points and added 3 assists; not bad, considering it's only Ennis' second season in pro basketball. MoraBanc Andorra (3-0) is placed first in group H. So far his team won all three games in the Top 16. There are only three games left until the end of the Eurocup Top 16. So now every game is very crucial. Ennis has reliable stats this season: 11.9ppg, 3.8rpg, 3.6apg and 1.5spg. He is another player who holds two passports: Canadian and Jamaican.

   #3. Nicholas Wiggins (198-SF-91, college: Z*Orangeville A's, currently plays in Argentina) was the main contributor in Argentino's surprising victory against the eighth-ranked La Union (5-3) 90-84 in the Argentinian La Liga on Wednesday night. Wiggins was the top player that evening. He recorded 18 points and grabbed 7 rebounds. Argentino Junin (1-5) is placed 18th in the La Liga. But this is still an early stage of the season and everything may happen. Wiggins has individually a very good year with high stats. He averages: 15.7ppg and 4.8rpg.

   #4. Kyle Johnson (195-G-88, college: LIU Brooklyn, currently plays in France) contributed to a SO Maritime Boulogne's victory against the 11th-ranked ALS Basket (6-12) 92-83 in the French NM1 (third division) in Saturday night's game. He was the top player that evening. Johnson scored 22 points in 21 minutes. SO Maritime Boulogne (10-8) is placed fifth in Group A. It was his team's fifth consecutive victory in a row. Johnson averaged so far 10.8ppg, 2.8rpg and 1.1apg in 18 games. He has both British and Canadian nationalities.

   #5. Keith Omoerah (194-G-92, agency: Interperformances, college: Manitoba, currently plays in Ukraine) could not help Mykolaiv (6-6) in their last game on Saturday. Despite Omoerah's good performance Mykolaiv was defeated 101-94 on the road by the league outsider Cherkasy (#8). He recorded a double-double by scoring 13 points and getting 10 rebounds. Omoerah also added 5 assists. Omoerah averaged so far 14.3ppg, 6.5rpg and 2.8apg. He also holds two passports: Canadian and Nigerian.

   #6. Kiefer Douse (190-G-92, college: Canisius, currently plays in United Kingdom) helped Leicester Riders edge the closely-ranked Bristol Acadamy Flyers 64-63 in the British BBL in Friday night's game. Douse recorded 13 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists. Douse has averaged so far 5.3ppg, 2.4rpg and 2.8apg.

   #7. Kassius Robertson (191-G-94, college: Missouri, currently plays in Basketball Champions League) was not able to help BBC Bayreuth in their game against Promitheas in the Basketball Champions League. He recorded 7 points and added 4 passes in 27 minutes. His team lost 83-95. Robertson averaged so far 11.3ppg, 1.8rpg and 2.3apg in 12 games.

   #8. Mfiondu Kabengele (208-F-97, currently plays college basketball in the States), who plays in the NCAA was not able to secure a victory for the Florida St. (0-1) in their last game on Saturday. Despite his very good performance the Florida St. was edged 80-78 in Durham by the Duke University. Kabengele recorded a double-double by scoring 24 points and getting 10 rebounds. He also added 3 blocks. Kabengele averaged so far 11.8ppg, 5.0rpg and 1.1bpg.

   #9. Experienced Billy McNutt (203-C/F-85, currently plays in Luxembourg) helped Etzella win their game against the eighth-ranked Sparta 86-69 in the Luxembourg Total League in Friday night's game. He was the top player that evening. McNutt recorded a double-double by scoring 27 points and getting 12 rebounds. He also added 2 blocks. This season McNutt has very high stats. He averages: 22.9ppg, 10.7rpg, 2.0apg, 1.3bpg and 2.0spg.

   #10. Brandon Clarke (203-PF-96, currently studies in the States) helped Gonzaga win their game against the University of San Francisco 96-83 in the NCAA last Saturday. Clarke recorded 24 points and grabbed 9 rebounds. This season Clarke has very high stats. He averages: 17.6ppg, 8.4rpg, 1.6apg, 3.1bpg and 1.6spg. Clarke is a naturalized American.

  




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