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  Monday, January 2, 2006

Euro Roundup: It's 2006!
By Luis Fernández

It href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> was href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> a href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> calm href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> week href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> in href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Europe, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> right href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> in href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> middle href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> of href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Christmas href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> New href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Year href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> celebrations. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> There href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> were href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> no href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Euroleague href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> matches href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> scheduled, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> even href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> some href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> domestic href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> leagues href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> took href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> a href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> rest, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> while href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> others href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> took href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> advantage href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> to href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> schedule href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> two href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> rounds href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> of href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> games href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> because href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> of href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> their href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> loaded href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> game href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> calendar href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> (Spanish href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> ACB href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Italian href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Lega).

Rudy href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Fernández href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> keeps href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> astonishing href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> with href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> his href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> consistency href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> despite href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> his href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> young href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> age. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> He href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> played href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> a href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> key href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> role href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> in href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> DKV href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Joventut’s href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> victory href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> over href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Unicaja href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Málaga, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> one href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> of href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> top href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> ACB href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> teams href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> right href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> now, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> scoring href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 21 href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> points href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> with href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 2 href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> rebounds, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 2 href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> assists href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 5 href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> steals href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> while href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> doing href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> a href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> nice href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> defensive href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> job href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> on href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Euroleague href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> star href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Marcus href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Brown. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> A href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> few href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> days href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> before, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> he href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> contributed href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> with href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 13 href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> points, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 5 href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> rebounds, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 4 href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> assists href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 4 href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> steals href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> in href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> another href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> win href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> for href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> his href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> team, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> this href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> time href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> against href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Lagun href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Aro href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Bilbao, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> where href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> inconsistent href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Ivan href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Koljevic href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> delivered href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 17 href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> points, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 2 href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> rebounds href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 2 href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> steals.

Marko href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Tomas href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> enjoyed href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> one href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> of href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> best href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> performances href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> of href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> his href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> short href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Spanish href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> career href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> so href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> far, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> amassing href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 15 href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> points, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 4 href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> rebounds, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 3 href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> assists href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 4 href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> steals href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> against href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Pamesa href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Valencia. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Unfortunately href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> for href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> him, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Real href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Madrid href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> fell href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> one href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> point href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> short href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> of href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> victory.

In href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Italy, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Luigi href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Datome href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> had href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> possibly href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> his href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> best href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> game href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> of href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> season href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> helping href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Montepaschi href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Siena href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> to href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> beat href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Livorno. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> As href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> our href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Italian href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> scout href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Carlo href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Sandrinelli href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> reports, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> his href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> outside href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> shot href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> is href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> really href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> improving; href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> he href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> hit href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 3 href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> treys, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> including href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> a href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> very href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> nice href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> one href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> off href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> a href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> screen, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> another href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> decisive href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> shot href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> that href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> gave href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Siena href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> a href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 5-point href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> lead href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> in href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> overtime, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> rounding href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> out href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> his href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> scoring-line href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> to href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 16 href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> points. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Plus, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> he href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> was href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> very href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> impressive href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> on href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> things href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> that href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> don't href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> go href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> down href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> in href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> boxscore: href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> he href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> crashed href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> offensive href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> boards, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> getting href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> just href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 2 href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> "official" href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> offensive href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> rebounds href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> but href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> managing href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> to href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> keep href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> ball href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> alive href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> touching href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> it href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> many href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> times. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> On href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> defense, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> he href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> looked href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> very href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> focused href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> showed href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> great href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> footwork: href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> whenever href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> players href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> like href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Abbio, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Recker, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> or href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> McPherson href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> were href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> guarded href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> by href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> him, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> they href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> almost href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> never href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> scored. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Generally, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> he href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> showed href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> a href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> great href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> attitude href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> desire, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> it's href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> difficult href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> finding href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> negative href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> things href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> on href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> his href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> game, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> aside href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> from href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> a href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> couple href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> of href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> foolish href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> fouls.

Thabo href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Sefolosha href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> was href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> equally href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> important href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> for href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Angelico href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Biella, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> but href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> this href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> time href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Climamio href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Bologna href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> spoiled href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> party. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> The href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Swiss href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> swingman href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> gathered href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 17 href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> points, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 7 href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> rebounds, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 2 href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> assists href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 4 href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> steals.

Uros href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Tripkovic href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> emerges href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> as href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> most href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> noticeable href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> performer href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> this href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> past href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> week href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> in href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> the href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Adriatic href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> League. href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> He href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> had href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 21 href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> points, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 3 href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> rebounds href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> and href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> 3 href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> steals, href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> although href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Partizan href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> could href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> not href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> get href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> away href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> with href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> a href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> victory href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> against href=/profile/Eduardo-Sommer-/> Cibona.

 
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