Jeremy Jones highlighted the week, becoming the third former Zag to win a title this season. Jessie Loera also picked up some major postseason hardware, while Kyle Wiltjer had a playoff game for the ages.
Jeremy Jones scored 14 points with seven rebounds, two assists, and four steals in the decisive third game of the Japanese B2 playoffs as Nagoya won the championship. Jones averaged 13.3 points and 6.7 rebounds in the three game set.
Jessie Loera and Nyon saw their season come to an end with a loss in the final game of the Swiss Basketball League finals. Loera finished the series averaging 19.2 points, including 12 with seven assists and five boards in the final game. She was also named league Player of the Year and Defensive POTY after leading the league in scoring (19.6 ppg), assists (5.9 apg), and steals (4.7 spg).
Kyle Wiltjer led Tenerife to a win in Game Two of the Spanish League playoffs. He scored a season high 37 points (11-15 FG, 6-10 3P) with four rebounds and three assists. The best-of-three series is tied at one game apiece. On the other side of the bracket, Nigel Williams-Goss missed both of Real Madrid’s first round games after suffering an injury during the EuroLeague playoffs. Madrid advanced to the semis with a 2-0 sweep.
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Filip Petrusev has yet to see any game action in the playoffs for Anadolu Efes. The team has advanced to the Turkish League semifinals, where they’re tied 1-1.
Courtney Vandersloot put up three solid games for the Chicago Sky, averaging ten points, 6.7 rebounds, and 5.3 assists over the past week. She’s scored in double figures in five of seven games and recorded at least five assists six times.