Elmore, Hymon, Krakovic, Mickelson, Ware: top performers in Riga
A double overtime classic, Casper Ware debut and 11 assists in a game – there were numerous standout performances during the ENBL stage in Riga.
Casper Ware and Enisey delivered a first loss to Basket Brno.
Long Beach standout entered the game from bench and led all scorers with 21 points on 7-of-12 shooting from the field.
Ware made 4-of-7 three point shots and 3-of-4 free throws.
Jakub Krakovic and Basket Brno survived a two overtime battle against relentless Šiauliai-7bet.
Brno captain had nine of his 17 points in the second overtime before he was fouled out.
Krakovic forced two fouls and scored nine points in around two minutes for a 105-100 lead.
As it turned out, Krakovic also hit a game winning shot with 02:16 left.
Dean Hunter Mickelson averaged 18 points, 7.5 rebounds and 2.5 blocks.
Kansas standout had his third double-double of the season.
Center scored 23 points on 10-of-15 shooting from the field in a famous double overtime win over Šiauliai-7bet.
Jonathan Elmore and Šiauliai-7bet hit a century mark two days in a row, by scoring 104 and 101 points respectively.
Marshall graduate had a magnificent double-double against Basket Brno, finishing the game with 19 points and 11 assists.
Last, but not least – Marcanvis Hymon scored 20 points for Borisfen in the game against Šiauliai-7bet.
Ole Miss star averaged 12.5 points and 8.5 rebounds.
STANDINGS, as of January 4
Tartu Ulikool 3-1 (+25)
Basket Brno 3-1 (+21)
Liepāja 2-1 (+12)
Enisey 2-0 (+45)
Anwil 2-0 (+34)
Šiauliai 7bet 1-1 (+29)
Borisfen 0-5 (-125)
Valmiera Glass/ViA 0-4 (-41)
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