27-year old power forward Andrey Loginov (204-PF-93) had an amazing evening in the last round for Chelbasket and receives a Interperformances Superleague 2 Player of the Week award for round 21.
He had a double-double of 23 points and 17 rebounds, while his team beat Rusichi K. (#10, 5-15) 97-92. Chelbasket maintains the 7th position in Russian Superleague 2. Chelbasket is a typical solid league team placed somewhere in the middle or a little bit lower in the standings. They need more victories to improve their 8-11 record. In the team’s last game Loginov had a remarkable 52.9% from 2-point range. He turned to be Chelbasket’s top player in his first season with the team. Loginov has impressive league stats. He is in league’s top in points (8th best: 15.4ppg), rebounds (3rd best: 9.1rpg) and averages solid 51.9% FGP.
Second best performed player last round was Pavel Koltsov (180-PG-94) of Cheb.Yastreby. He is a guard in his second season at Cheb.Yastreby. In the last game Koltsov recorded impressive 20 points, 8 rebounds and 2 assists. Of course he led Cheb.Yastreby to another comfortable win outscoring the lower-ranked Mitsu B. (#11, 4-15) 96-57. This victory allowed Cheb.Yastreby to move up to 3rd position in the standings. His team’s 13-6 record is not bad at all. Koltsov is well-known at Cheb.Yastreby and he already established his position as one of the team’s leaders.
Third place about best performers goes to guard Artem Chevarenkov (184-PG-96) of league’s second-best AltajBasket. Chevarenkov showcased his all-around game by recording 18 points, six rebounds and six assists in the last round. He was a key player of AltajBasket, leading his team to a 101-77 easy win against the lower-ranked Dynamo STV (#6, 9-10). AltajBasket needs these victories very badly if they think about taking over top position in the standings. Their record at this point is 15 victories and 4 lost games. Chevarenkov has a great season in Russia. After 18 games, he made it on the list of the league’s leaders in assists with 5.3apg (5th best).
Other top performing players last week:
4. Daniil Sinegubov (202-F-96) of AltajBasket – 20 points and 5 rebounds
5. Yegor Tikanov (194-G/F-92) of Chelbasket – 21 points, 7 rebounds and 2 assists
6. Nikita Tikhonov (190-G-99) of Rusichi K. – 24 points, 5 rebounds and 2 assists
7. Aleksandr Litvyakov (197-F-89) of Rusichi K. – 20 points and 10 rebounds
8. Maksim Knyazev (200-F/G-96) of Dynamo-MGTU – 22 points, 8 rebounds and 3 assists
9. Sergey Rozhkov (188-G-99) of Mitsu B. – 22 points, 2 rebounds and 3 assists
10. Oleg Starodubov (195-SG-97) of Tambov – 17 points, 6 rebounds and 2 assists
The Player of the week is selected based on efficiency calculation, but also including game result, importance of the game, if played recorded double-double/triple-double, etc.
The efficiency formula is a combination of various formulas used by different basketball organizations/leagues. We got involved many basketball scouts and journalists to assure it’s accuracy.
The formula: 1.5*PTS + 3* (REB+AST+ST+BL-TO) – 2*BSAG – 4*PF + 3*PFRV + 4* (2FGPM+3FGPM) + 1.5*FTM – 3* (2FGPA-2FGPM) – 3* (3FGPA-3FGPM) – (FTA-FTM)