30-year old center Arnett Moultrie (208-C-90) had a very impressive game in the last round for Nanjing TX MK and receives a Hoops Agents Player of the Week award for round 50.
He had a double-double of 37 points and 34 rebounds, while his team beat Jiangsu D. (8-39) 105-93. The game rather meaningless between the teams, which do not have any influence on top of the standings. Nanjing TX MK maintains the 19th position in Chinese league. Too late to salvage the team, which is currently ranked at the very bottom. They already lost 39 games and recorded just eight victories. Moultrie turned to be Nanjing TX MK’s top player in his first season with the team. Mississippi State University graduate has very impressive stats this year. Moultrie is in league’s top in rebounds (3rd best: 13.1rpg) and averages solid 1.3bpg and 58.5% FGP.
Second best performed player last round was Dakari Johnson (213-C/F-95) of Qingdao E.. He is American in his second season at Qingdao E.. In the last game Johnson recorded impressive double-double of 34 points and 15 rebounds. Of course Qingdao E. cruised to a 107-99 relatively comfortable win over slightly lower-ranked Jilin NE T. (#11, 24-23). The game was between two teams which are definitely not main contenders for the title. But Qingdao E. managed to improve slightly their position in standings taking 9th place. His team lost some distance to top teams. But 25-22 record is not bad and everything may still change. Johnson is well-known at Qingdao E. and he already established his position as one of the team’s leaders.
Third place about best performers goes to guard Trae Golden (189-PG-91, agency: Network Sports International) of Fujian S. (#16). Golden got into 30-points club by scoring 42 points in the last round. He went also for twelve rebounds and eleven assists. He was a key player of Fujian S., leading his team to a 114-102 win against the higher-ranked Shenzhen A. (#7, 25-21). Fujian S. can only dream about fighting for top spots in the league. They have rather bad season and 10-37 record places them close to the bottom of the standings. Too bad for Golden he does not play for a better team. But maybe if he did, his season stats would not be that high. Golden has individually a great season in China. After 36 games, he made it on the list of the league’s leaders in points with 29.3ppg (4th best) and assists with 7.9apg (8th best). He also has FGP: 54.7% and 3PT: 41.5%.
Other top performing players last week:
4. Dominique Jones (193-G-88) of Jilin NE T. – 42 points, 12 rebounds and 12 assists
5. Jinqiu Hu (210-C-97) of Guangsha L. – 31 points and 14 rebounds
6. Dezmine Wells (196-G-92) of Jiangsu D. – 47 points, 8 rebounds and 6 assists
7. Zijie Shen (210-C-97) of Shenzhen A. – 22 points, 20 rebounds and 3 assists
8. Eric Moreland (208-F-91) of Shanxi L. – 21 points, 19 rebounds and 6 assists
9. MarShon Brooks (197-SG-89) of Guangdong ST – 37 points, 2 rebounds and 4 assists
10. Qi Zhou (217-C-96) of Xinjiang FT – 24 points, 17 rebounds and 3 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)