TOP 3 Facundo Campazzo UCAM Murcia
The Argentinean native point guard is leading UCAM Murcia after his departure from Real Madrid last summer. During his first season in Spain Campazzo averaged 3 points, 1 rebound and 1,47 assists per game however he didn’t play enough. He was the third point guard of Real Madrid after Sergio Rodríguez and Sergio Llull. Fotis Katsikaris gave him confidence and the time to prove his potential. The 24 year old point guard displays his magic and creativity during his 26 minutes per game on the court. Campazzo is scoring 11,9 points per game. He is also adding 2,7 rebounds and 4,9 assists. He performs with qualities of a high level player, but as a point guard, he needs to make better reads during the game in order to be at the same level of point guards like Sergio Rodriguez or Satoransky.
TOP 2 Juancho Hernángomez (Movistar Estudiantes)
The Spanish power forward, was a surprise during the first part of the league. He has shown energy on the court during his third year in the ACB League. He improved his three-point shoot by 35% this season, averaged 11,8 points, 9,5 rebounds till December. His name sounded as a possible part of the Spanish National Team at Olympic Games in Rio but Movistar Estudiantes started to have problems. They didn’t win so the team needed new players. After some changes, Hernangomez, presence on the court was reduced for players like Nacho Martin, Xavi Rey, Pavel Prumprla or Diamon Simpson. Meanwhile, the 20 year old power forward is averaging 9,5 points and 5,96 rebounds per game. NBA’s franchises are following him every game day.
TOP 1 Ondrej Balvin Sevilla Baloncesto
The 23 year-old center is knocking the NBA’s door every game. Sevilla needed a leader after the departure of Porzingis, and the Czech native is not feeling afraid . Balvin is averaging 10 points, 7,5 rebounds (TOP 1) and 2,31 dunks (TOP 1) per game but his numbers are 13,5 and 9,36 rebounds per game since December. Balvin was able to score 24 points (7 dunks) and gets 8 rebounds against Caja Laboral Baskonia and 20 points and 7 rebounds against Real Madrid. Nobody knows what his limits are, but nowadays Balvin is the most dominant center in the ACB League.
Article written by JC Ruiz