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Kevin Pangos selected the top Canadian playing abroad in last week's games - Jan 29, 2019


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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.


Kevin Pangos
Kevin Pangos
   #1. This week's number one is an international point guard Kevin Pangos (185-93, college: Gonzaga, currently plays in Spain). He led FC Barcelona to a victory over the sixth-ranked Unicaja Malaga (11-7) 94-83 in the Spanish Liga Endesa in Sunday night's game. Pangos was MVP of the game. He scored 16 points and added 7 passes in 28 minutes on the court. FC Barcelona Lassa (16-2) is placed first in the Liga Endesa. It was his team's 12th consecutive victory in a row. It's Pangos' first season with the team. This year Pangos averages: 9.9ppg, 1.6rpg, 3.0apg, 2FGP: 52.5%, 3FGP: 46.4%(26-56) and FT: 86.7% in 18 games he played so far. He has a dual citizenship: Canadian and Slovenian. Pangos is currently a member of the Canadian senior national team.

Andrew Wiggins
Andrew Wiggins
   #2. Second place goes to former international guard Andrew Wiggins (203-95, college: Kansas, currently plays in NBA). He could not help the Minnesota Timberwolves (24-26) in their last game on Sunday. Despite Wiggins' very good performance the Minnesota Timberwolves (24-26) were defeated 125-111 on the road by the Utah Jazz. He was the top scorer with 35 points. Wiggins also added made 4 passes and 3 steals. Wiggins is one of the most experienced players in a team as it's his fifth year in Timberwolves' roster. He has individually a very good season with high stats. Wiggins averages: 18.1ppg, 4.6rpg, 2.3apg, 1.1spg, 2FGP: 42.5%, 3FGP: 34.4% and FT: 71.6%. He played for the Canadian national team in 2015.

Melvin Ejim
Melvin Ejim
   #3. The Canadian player who performed third best last week abroad was an international forward Melvin Ejim (201-91, college: Iowa St., currently plays in EuroCup). Ejim was the major contributor in an Unics Kazan's victory against the fourth-ranked Cedevita (0-4) 100-83 in the Eurocup on Wednesday night. He recorded 18 points in 25 minutes. Unics Kazan (3-1) is placed second in group H. There are only two games left until the end of the Eurocup Top 16. So now every game will be critical. This year Ejim's overall stats are: 8.4ppg, 3.7rpg, 1.1apg, 2FGP: 48.3%, 3FGP: 43.8% and FT: 76.9% in seven games. He is another player who holds two passports: Canadian and Nigerian. Ejim is also a member of the Canadian senior national team.

Justin Edwards
Justin Edwards
   #4. Guard Justin Edwards (190-92, college: Kansas St., currently plays in South Korea) was not able to help Anyang KGC (17-20) in their last game. Despite Edwards' very good performance Anyang KGC was badly defeated 96-79 in Wonju by the higher-ranked (#6) DB Promy. He was the top scorer with 24 points. Edwards also added 6 rebounds and made 2 blocks in 30 minutes; not bad, considering it's only his third season in pro basketball. It was Anyang KGC's fifth consecutive loss in a row. Edwards has relatively good stats this year: 13.4ppg, 3.9rpg, 2.7apg and 1.8spg in 19 games. He used to play for the Canadian university national team back in 2013.

Owen Klassen
Owen Klassen
   #5. Former international power forward Owen Klassen (208-91, college: Acadia, currently plays in Basketball Champions League) was not able to secure a victory for EnBW Ludwigsburg (3-9) in their last game on Tuesday. Despite Klassen's very good performance the eighth-placed EnBW Ludwigsburg (3-9) was badly defeated 99-81 on the opponent's court by the higher-ranked Ventspils (#6) in the group A of Basketball Champions League. He scored 17 points, had 9 rebounds and dished 3 assists. There are only two games left until the end of the Basketball Champions League Regular Season. So now every game is very crucial. Klassen's total stats this season are: 9.1ppg and 6.2rpg. He used to play for the Canadian national team two years ago.

Andrew Nicholson
Andrew Nicholson
   #6. Power forward Andrew Nicholson (206-89, college: St.Bonaventure, currently plays in China) was the main contributor in Sturgeons' victory against the league outsider Fly Dragons (7-29) 128-111 in the Chinese CBA in Wednesday night's game. Nicholson was the best player in that game. He scored 41 points (!!!), grabbed 6 rebounds and made 2 blocks in 41 minutes. Fujian Sturgeons (19-17) are placed eighth in the CBA. Nicholson has very impressive stats this year: 28.9ppg, 9.5rpg and 1.8apg in 32 games. He is a former international player as he played for the Canadian senior team two years ago.

Kyle Wiltjer
Kyle Wiltjer
   #7. International forward Kyle Wiltjer (208-92, college: Gonzaga, currently plays in Spain) faced previously mentioned Kevin Pangos in the Spanish Liga Endesa last game. Wiltjer couldn't help Unicaja Malaga (11-7) in their last game on Sunday. Despite his good performance Unicaja Malaga was defeated 94-83 in Barcelona by the leading FC Barcelona. Wiltjer was the second best scorer with 14 points. This season Wiltjer has relatively solid stats: 11.8ppg and 2.4rpg. He is also Canadian national team player.

Thomas Scrubb
Thomas Scrubb
   #8. Forward Thomas Scrubb (198-91, college: Carleton, currently plays in Italy) contributed to an Openjobmetis VA's victory against the closely-ranked Banco di Srd (9-8) 84-73 in the Italian Serie A on Sunday night. Scrubb scored 9 points, grabbed 8 boards, passed 3 assists and added 3 steals in 31 minutes. Openjobmetis Varese (10-7) is placed fifth in the Serie A. They ended the series of three consecutive loses. Scrubb has reliable stats this year: 13.9ppg, 7.1rpg, 2.7apg and 1.6spg in 17 games. He plays currently for the Canadian national team.

Andrew Rautins
Andrew Rautins
   #9. Former international shooting guard Andrew Rautins (193-86, college: Syracuse, currently plays in Turkey) contributed to Acibadem's victory against the 13th-ranked Afyon Bld (4-11) 80-70 in the Turkish BSL last Sunday. Rautins recorded 16 points, 4 rebounds and 3 assists in 37 minutes. Bahcesehir Koleji Istanbul (8-7) is placed fifth in the BSL. Rautins' stats this year are: 14.5ppg, 3.0rpg and 2.7apg in 14 games. He is a naturalized American. Rautins used to play for the Canadian national team six years ago.

Shai Gilgeous-Alexander
Shai Gilgeous-Alexander
   #10. Point guard Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (198-98, college: Kentucky, currently plays in NBA) contributed to a Los Angeles Clippers' victory against the Sacramento Kings (25-25) 122-108 in the NBA in Sunday night's game. Gilgeous-Alexander scored 17 points, had 4 rebounds and dished 5 assists (went 7 for 7 at the free throw line) in 31 minutes. The Los Angeles Clippers have 28-23 record this season. It was his team's third consecutive victory in a row. Gilgeous-Alexander averaged so far 9.9ppg, 2.7rpg and 2.9apg in 50 games. He is a former international player as three years ago he still played for the Canadian senior national team.

   #11. Former international forward Aaron Doornekamp (201-85, agency: Interperformances, college: Carleton, currently plays in Spain) helped Valencia Basket edge the 14th-ranked Burgos 94-92 in the Spanish Liga Endesa last Saturday. Doornekamp scored 8 points and grabbed 6 rebounds. Doornekamp's total stats this season are: 5.2ppg, 3.6rpg and 1.4apg. He used to play for the Canadian national team four years ago.

   #12. Former international forward Jermaine Bucknor (201-83, college: Richmond, currently plays in Germany) helped Gladiators win their game against one of league's weakest teams Baunach 115-112 in the German ProA (second division) on Sunday night. Bucknor had a double-double by scoring 23 points and getting 18 rebounds. He also added 9 assists (was perfect 11-for-11 from the free throw line !!!) in 46 minutes. Bucknor has very impressive stats this year: 15.7ppg, 5.7rpg and 3.7apg in 18 games. He used to play for the Canadian national team back in 2005.

   #13. International guard Philip Scrubb (191-92, college: Carleton, currently plays in EuroCup) couldn't help Zenit in their game against Andorra in the Eurocup. Despite his good performance in Wednesday night's game Scrubb recorded 12 points and had 3 steals. Scrubb averaged so far 12.4ppg, 2.6rpg, 3.0apg and 1.3spg. He is also Canadian national team player.

   #14. Former international center Robert Sacre (213-89, college: Gonzaga, currently plays in Japan) helped Hitachi Sunrockers win their game against the sixth-ranked Shiga L-Stars crushing them 89-57 in the Japanese B League last Monday. Sacre was the top player that evening. He had a double-double by scoring 23 points and getting 10 rebounds. Sacre also added 3 assists in 26 minutes. Sacre has very impressive stats this year: 18.4ppg, 8.9rpg and 1.4apg in 34 games. He used to play for the Canadian national team back in 2015.

   #15. International point guard Kaza Kajami-Keane (185-94, also represented by Interperformances, college: Carleton, currently plays in Holland) helped Zwolle win their game against the sixth-ranked Den Helder crushing them 76-44 in the Dutch Eredivisie on Saturday night. Kajami-Keane was the top player that evening. He scored 15 points and grabbed 5 rebounds. This season Kajami-Keane has very high stats. He averages: 18.3ppg, 5.1rpg, 3.9apg and 3.2spg. Kajami-Keane 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. Dylan Ennis (187-PG-91, agency: BeoBasket, college: Oregon, currently plays in EuroCup) was the major contributor in Andorra's victory against the third-ranked Zenit (1-3) 86-74 in the Eurocup in Wednesday night's game. He recorded 20 points; quite an impressive performance considering it's only Ennis' second season in pro basketball. MoraBanc Andorra (4-0) is placed first in group H. So far his team won all four games in the Top 16. There are only two games left until the end of the Eurocup Top 16. So now every game will be critical. Ennis has relatively good stats this season: 12.5ppg, 3.6rpg, 3.4apg and 1.4spg. He has a dual citizenship: Canadian and Jamaican.

   #2. Dejan Kravic (211-F/C-90, college: Texas Tech, currently plays in Italy) could not help Virtus Bologna (9-8) in their last game on Sunday. Despite Kravic's good performance Virtus Bologna was badly defeated 94-75 on the road by the leading Armani Milano. He was the second best scorer with 13 points. Kravic averaged so far 11.3ppg, 6.2rpg and 1.1bpg. He is another player who holds two passports: Serbian and Canadian.

   #3. Nicholas Wiggins (198-SF-91, college: Z*Orangeville A's, currently plays in Argentina) was not able to help Argentino (2-8) in their last game on Saturday. Despite his very good performance Argentino was crushed 99-64 in Cordoba by the much higher-ranked Instituto (#9). Wiggins was the top scorer with 19 points. He also added 5 rebounds. 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: 16.7ppg and 4.4rpg.

   #4. Kyle Johnson (195-G-88, college: LIU Brooklyn, currently plays in France) led SO Maritime Boulogne to a victory over the 12th-ranked Recy Saint-Martin (6-14) crushing them 100-75 in the French NM1 (third division) on Saturday night. He was the top player that evening. Johnson scored 27 points (!!!) in a mere 18 minutes. SO Maritime Boulogne (12-8) is placed fourth in Group A. It was his team's seventh consecutive victory in a row. Johnson averaged so far 11.9ppg and 2.7rpg in 20 games he played so far. He has both British and Canadian nationalities.

   #5. Matthew Wright (193-G-91, college: St.Bonaventure, currently plays in Philippines) was the main contributor in Phoenix's victory against the fifth-ranked Columbian Dyip (2-2) 108-98 in the Filipino PBA on Wednesday night. Wright was the top player that evening. He scored 22 points. Phoenix Fuel Masters (3-0) are placed first in the PBA. So far his team won all three games in the Regular Season. But the season just started, so everything may happen. This year Wright has very high stats. He averages: 21.0ppg, 6.7rpg, 3.7apg and 1.3spg. Wright also holds two passports: Canadian and Filipino.

   #6. Experienced Ali Kanaan (207-C/F-85, college: Mass.-Lowell, currently plays in Lebanon) was not able to secure a victory for one of league's weakest teams Byblos in their game against Hoops Club in the Lebanese LBL. He scored 6 points and grabbed 16 rebounds. His team was edged 64-62. Kanaan's total stats this season are: 5.7ppg, 5.8rpg and 1.2apg. He holds both Canadian and Lebanese passports.

   #7. Kassius Robertson (191-G-94, college: Missouri, currently plays in Basketball Champions League) couldn't help BBC Bayreuth in their game against Oostende in the Basketball Champions League. Robertson scored 7 points and added 7 passes in 26 minutes. His team was badly defeated by 20 points 82-62. Robertson averaged so far 11.0ppg, 1.8rpg and 2.7apg in 13 games.

   #8. Norbert Torres (198-F-90, currently plays in Philippines) contributed to a 3-point Rain or Shine's victory against the seventh-ranked Ginebra Kings 83-80 in a derby game in the Filipino PBA on Saturday night. He scored 12 points, grabbed 8 rebounds and dished 3 assists. Torres averaged so far 11.5ppg, 4.5rpg and 1.5apg. He has Canadian and Filipino nationalities.

   #9. Isiaha Mike (203-F-97, currently plays college basketball in the States) contributed to SMU's victory against the Tulane University 85-75 in the NCAA last Saturday. Mike scored 20 points and had 3 steals. Mike averaged so far 10.7ppg, 4.7rpg and 1.8apg.

   #10. Chris Boucher (208-C/F-93, college: Oregon, currently plays in NBA) contributed to an easy victory against the Sacramento Kings 120-105 in the NBA on Tuesday night. He recorded 8 points. Boucher's total stats this season are: 3.6ppg, 1.6rpg and 1.1bpg. He has Canadian and Saint Lucian nationalities.

  




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