19 September, 2017
06 May, 2018
Ibon Navarro (ESP)
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Who will be the players to watch in Athens?

MIES, Switzerland (Basketball Champions League) - Eight days before the conclusion of the second season of the Basketball Champions League in Athens, let's take a look at the players to watch during the Final Four.

Manny Harris - AEK

  • Manny Harris has scored 84 points during these Play-Offs, the most among all players in the league this season. He has scored 36 points against CEZ Nymburk, the most any player has scored in a single Basketball Champions League game this season.
  • He has made 21 points per game during the Play-Offs, improving from the 16.3 points he was averaging per game during the Regular Season. His true shooting percentage has also improved from 53% in the Regular Season to 64% during the Play-Offs.
  • During these Play-Offs, Manny Harris has flirted with the 50-40-90 as he is scoring 51% of his field goal attempts, 40% from behind the arc and 87% from the free-throw line during these Play-Offs.
  • Manny Harris is the top player in the Player Efficiency Rating in this season's Basketball Champions League (44.65 rating).


Gerald Robinson - AS Monaco

  • Gerald Robinson has scored 75 points during the Play-Offs, second-best tally behind Manny Harris (84).
  • He has scored 18.8 points per game during the Play-Offs, improving from his 14 ppg scored during the Regular Season; he also scored 30 points in the second leg of the Quarter-Finals, his best tally in a Basketball Champions League game.
  • He has made 55% of his 3-pointer attempted in these Play-Offs (11/20), far better than his % during the Regular Season (32% - 18/56). He is the best Monaco player from behind the arc during the Play-Offs phase.
  • He has grabbed 4.5 rebounds per game in these Play-Offs, improving from his 2.7 rpg grabbed during the Regular Season. He is Monaco’s best rebounder in these Play-Offs (18).


Elgin Cook - MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg

  • Elgin Cook is MHP’s best rebounder during these Play-Offs (27) and the best among the forwards involved in the Play-Offs.
  • He has scored 14 points per game during the Play-Offs, best average for a forward, improving from his Regular Season average (10.6 ppg).
  • He has dished 10 assists in the Play-Offs, best tally for a forward. He has made as many assists in the Play-Offs (10 in 4 games) than in his 13 games played in the Regular Season.
  • He has made exactly one block in each of his four Play-Offs games. He has already made as many blocks in the PO than in the Regular season (4).


Augusto Lima - UCAM Murcia

  • Augusto Lima averages 14.3 efficiency points in the Play-Offs, the most among all players in UCAM Murcia roster.
  • He has grabbed 29 rebounds during these Play-Offs, a joint-high among in the Basketball Champions League elimination rounds. Jarrod Jones (Pinar Karsiyaka) has also tallied 29 rebounds on his own.
  • Lima has grabbed 2.3 offensive rebounds per game during his nine games with Besiktas in Basketball Champions League this season, the best among all players during that span. Since he joined UCAM Murcia in February, he has grabbed 2.5 offensive rebounds per game.
  • Augusto Lima has been the man in the middle for UCAM Murcia: since he re-joined the team during last February he leads the team in rebounds (29), points in the paint (12), blocks (5) and dunks (3).