Nelson’s double-double lands him Player of the Week award – Nov 19, 2013
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26-year old center Travis Nelson (208-C-87) had an amazing evening in the last round for BK Pardubice and receives a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 11.
He had a double-double of 24 points and 12 rebounds, while his team beat BK Kolin (#10, 3-8) 81-68. BK Pardubice maintains the 3rd position in Czech Republic league. They would have been even better if they hadn’t lost a few games earlier this season. BK Pardubice will need more victories to improve their 7-3 record. It’s Nelson’s second year at BK Pardubice and it’s hard to imagine this team without him. Travis Nelson averages this season 14.7ppg and 5.3rpg.
Second best performed player last round was Nikola Cvetinovic (203-F-88, agency: FCM) of MMCITE Brno. He is Serbian forward in his first season at MMCITE Brno. In the last game Cvetinovic recorded impressive double-double of 21 points and 14 rebounds. Bad luck as MMCITE Brno lost that game 66-91 to the higher-ranked Orli Prostejov (#1, 8-3). MMCITE Brno are still at the very bottom of . 8 lost games are too many comparing to just two victories MMCITE Brno managed to get this year. Cvetinovic is a newcomer at MMCITE Brno and quickly became one of team’s most reliable players. He belongs to the best scorers in the league with 18.6ppg (#3). He also registered 8.3 boards per game.
Third place about best performers goes to forward Kamil Svrdlik (206-PF-86) of league’s leader Orli Prostejov. Svrdlik scored 18 points and grabbed eleven rebounds (!!!). He was a key player of Orli Prostejov, leading his team to a 91-66 easy win against the lower-ranked MMCITE Brno (#12, 2-8). Orli Prostejov confirms their top position in . Their record at this point is 8 victories and 3 lost games. Svrdlik has a very solid season. In 11 games in Czech Republic he scored 11.5ppg. He also has 5.7rpg and FGP: 51.0%.