The month of November bids adieu, leaving a trail of remarkable performances across Asian basketball leagues. Let's delve into the highlights of this past week's action!
The court witnessed some captivating brotherly dynamics this week.
Hasan Brothers: Mohammad and his elder sibling continued to dominate for Kuwait Club, securing another victory on November 28. Mohammad showcased his prowess with 20 points, sinking 4 three-pointers. Together, they amassed 31 points, slightly trailing their impressive 43-point tally from the season opener.
Lin Brothers: In the New Taipei Kings' triumph over Meralco Bolts in EASL on November 29, the Lin brothers contributed a combined total of 31 points, underscoring their impact in P.League+ and EASL.
- Heo Brothers: Korea witnessed a familial showdown as Ung and Hoon Heo graced the court on November 30. Heo Ung represented Busan KCC Egis, while Heo Hoon played for Suwon KT Sonicboom. Together, they tallied 33 points, with Suwon KT emerging victorious with an 85-71 scoreline.
Several players made striking debuts for their teams, leaving an indelible mark.
Xavier Cooks: Following his impressive summer stint in Japan, Cooks debuted for Chiba Jets of the B.League on November 30. Despite scoring 8 points, his all-around performance, including 12 rebounds and 5 assists, aided in securing victory for his team.
Pierre Jackson: Dubbed "Pappy Gawd," Jackson dazzled in his debut for Sagesse SC in WASL-West Asia, notching a remarkable 39 points in a 90-78 win. His stellar performance set a new FIBA WASL debut scoring record.
Zach Lofton: Lofton contributed 35 points in his debut for Meralco Bolts in EASL, although his efforts couldn't clinch a win against the New Taipei Kings.
Amidst the season's fluctuations, these emerging talents shone brightly this week.
SJ Belangel: The second-year Filipino player showcased his potential in the KBL, delivering a career-high 30 points for Daegu KOGAS on November 25. His performance halted KOGAS's 10-game losing streak, accompanied by 5 three-pointers and 6 assists, marking season highs.
Gian Mamuyac: Mamuyac displayed his prowess with a career-high 33 points for Rain or Shine Elasto Painters in the PBA Commissioner's Cup. Despite his stellar performance, his team fell short of securing their first win.
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Disclaimer: All information is sourced from November 24 to November 30, 2023.