Team of the Week: Huertas, Langford, Sakic, Dudzinski and Wiltjer
MIES (Switzerland) - Four players who went the extra mile to guide their respective teams to important victories and one player who stood out even in defeat make up the Team of the Week for Gameday 5 in the 2019-20 Basketball Champions League Regular Season.
The five players who shone brighter in a week that featured several excellent performances are Marcelinho Huertas of Iberostar Tenerife, Keith Langford of AEK, Zeljko Sakic of Lietkabelis, Dave Dudzinski of Telenet Giants Antwerp and Kyle Wiltjer of Turk Telekom.
MARCELINHO HUERTAS - Guard
🏀 Dobles figuras de @Huertas09 en anotación y asistencias (20+10) para llevarse el MVP del partido de hoy.— Iberostar Tenerife (@CB1939Canarias) November 13, 2019
💪 20 pts (7/10, en T2; 1/2, en T3 y 3/4, en TL)
😍 10 asistencias (9 en la segunda parte)
🤩 1 robo y 1 recuperación
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With the game against Gaziantep on the line, Huertas delivered a cross-court pass to Sasu Salin as he was coming off a screen, for the Finn to knock down the game-winning triple for Iberostar Tenerife.
That signature big pass by the Brazilian playmaker punctuated a masterful performance rated at 25 in terms of efficiency that was however invaluable to Tenerife as they overturned a 7-point deficit in 70 seconds and edged out Gaziantep 69-67.
Huertas finished with a double-double of 20 points on 8 of 12 from the field and 10 assists, becoming the first player in BCL history to come off