Madrid/Santa Cruz de Tenerife (EFE).- The Georgian center of Lenovo Tenerife Gio Shermadini has been named the best player of the Endesa League 2022-2023.
In addition, Shermadini is part of the ideal quintet along with point guards Darius Thompson and Markus Howard, both from Cazoo Baskonia, forward Dzanan Musa, from Real Madrid, and center Edy Tavares, from Real Madrid, according to a vote in which they participated players and coaches, media and fans.
The second best five would be made up of Marcelinho Huertas (Lenovo Tenerife), Nico Laprovittola (Barça), Joel Parra (Joventut Badalona), Nikola Mirotic (Barça) and Ante Tomic (Joventut Badalona), according to the same jury.
As for the top five, Howard presents figures of 16.1 points, 1.3 assists, 1.1 rebounds, 0.6 recoveries and a PIR of 10.7 in 18:53 minutes per game (30 games).
Thompson has 10.0 points, 6.1 assists, 2.5 rebounds, 1.2 recoveries and a PIR of 14.7 in 21:35 minutes (32 games).
Musa’s numbers are 14.7 points, 2.7 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 0.9 recoveries and a PIR of 16.3 in 20:23 (32 games).
Shermadini has 14.4 points, 5.4 rebounds, 1.2 assists, 0.4 recoveries and a PIR of 18.7 in 22:07 (31 games).
And Tavares, 10.4 points, 6.1 rebounds, 2.0 blocks, 1.3 assists and a PIR of 16.9 in 20:23 (29 games).
The regular season of the league ended last Wednesday with Barça taking first place, with 29 wins and 5 losses, followed by Baskonia, 28-6, and Real Madrid, 28-6.
The quarterfinal qualifiers, which will begin this Saturday, will be Barça-Valencia, Cazoo Baskonia-Joventut de Badalona, Real Madrid-Gran Canaria and Lenovo Tenerife-Unicaja.