Experienced American Dominique Jones (193-G-88) had a very impressive game in the last round for Jilin NE T. and that’s him to receive a Hoops Agents Player of the Week award for round 55.
The 32-year old guard got a double-double of 31 points and sixteen assists, while his team crushed Jiangsu D. (#19, 8-46) with 17-point margin 111-94. The game was not the highest importance and did not have significant influence on top of the standings. Jilin NE T. maintains the 10th position in Chinese CBA. Jilin NE T. 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 28-26 record. In the team’s last game Jones had a remarkable 85.7% from 2-point range and got five three-pointers out of 12 attempts. He turned to be Jilin NE T.’s top player in his first season with the team. University of South Florida graduate has very impressive stats this year. Jones is league’s best scorer averaging so far 38.2ppg and is league’s best passer with 9.5apg. Jones is in league’s top in rebounds (9th best: 10.9rpg) and averages solid 2.2spg and 55.5% FGP.
The second most remarkable performance in last round’s games was 28-year old American guard Joseph Young (188-G-92) of Beijing RF. Young impressed basketball fans with 53 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists. Bad luck as Beijing RF lost that game 99-106 to the higher-ranked Qingdao E. (#6, 32-22). Beijing RF managed to keep the same 13th spot in the standings. His team is not often considered as one of the league’s best with a mere 25-29 record. Young is a newcomer at Beijing RF and it seems he did not have too much trouble to become one of team’s leaders.
The third best performed player last round was American Troy Gillenwater (205-F-88) of Shandong H. (#5). Gillenwater got into 30-points club by scoring 42 points in the last round. He went also for eleven rebounds . He was a key player of Shandong H., leading his team to a 114-106 win against the lower-ranked Nanjing TX MK (#18, 9-45). Shandong H. needs these victories very badly if they think about getting closer to top teams. Their record at this point is 33 victories and 21 lost games. Gillenwater has a very solid season. In 22 games in China he scored 19.9ppg. He also has 6.0rpg, FGP: 56.5% and 3PT: 42.4%.
Other top performing players last week:
4. Jimmer Fredette (188-G-89) of Shanghai S. – 32 points, 2 rebounds and 7 assists
5. Qiaowen Han (194-SG-91) of Nanjing TX MK – 35 points, 12 rebounds and 2 assists
6. Dallas Moore (185-G-94) of Guangzhou LL – 34 points, 3 rebounds and 11 assists
7. Jinqiu Hu (210-C-97) of Guangsha L. – 29 points and 18 rebounds
8. Kenny Boynton (188-PG-91) of Shenzhen A. – 23 points, 4 rebounds and 7 assists
9. Askia Booker (186-G-93) of Shenzhen A. – 30 points, 4 rebounds and 7 assists
10. Hamed Haddadi (218-C-85) of Sichuan BW – 13 points, 20 rebounds and 9 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)