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  Monday, January 23, 2006

Euro Roundup: Pecherov wakes up
By Luis FernŠndez

We href=/profile//> start href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> France, href=/profile//> where href=/profile//> Oleksiy href=/profile//> Pecherov href=/profile//> had href=/profile//> probably href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> best href=/profile//> game href=/profile//> with href=/profile//> Paris href=/profile//> Basket href=/profile//> Racing href=/profile//> since href=/profile//> leaving href=/profile//> Ukraine. href=/profile//> Coming href=/profile//> off href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> bench, href=/profile//> he href=/profile//> delivered href=/profile//> an href=/profile//> offensive href=/profile//> outburst href=/profile//> scoring href=/profile//> 20 href=/profile//> points href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> 22 href=/profile//> minutes href=/profile//> while href=/profile//> adding href=/profile//> 10 href=/profile//> rebounds href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> 2 href=/profile//> blocks, href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> becoming href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> decisive href=/profile//> factor href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> victory href=/profile//> over href=/profile//> Pau href=/profile//> Orthez. href=/profile//> It href=/profile//> was href=/profile//> about href=/profile//> time href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> Pecherov href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> start href=/profile//> showing href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> quality href=/profile//> play href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> first-division. href=/profile//> Certainly href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> French href=/profile//> League href=/profile//> can href=/profile//> be href=/profile//> an href=/profile//> excellent href=/profile//> place href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> gain href=/profile//> experience href=/profile//> while href=/profile//> showcasing href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> skills.

Tiago href=/profile//> Splitter href=/profile//> is href=/profile//> giving href=/profile//> continuity href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> excellent href=/profile//> playing href=/profile//> as href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> late. href=/profile//> This href=/profile//> week href=/profile//> he href=/profile//> shined href=/profile//> both href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> Euroleague, href=/profile//> having href=/profile//> 13 href=/profile//> points, href=/profile//> 9 href=/profile//> rebounds href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> 2 href=/profile//> steals href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> Tauís href=/profile//> victory href=/profile//> over href=/profile//> AEK, href=/profile//> as href=/profile//> well href=/profile//> as href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> ACB href=/profile//> League, href=/profile//> gathering href=/profile//> 14 href=/profile//> points, href=/profile//> 7 href=/profile//> rebounds href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> 2 href=/profile//> steals href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> an href=/profile//> upset href=/profile//> loss href=/profile//> against href=/profile//> Lagun href=/profile//> Aro href=/profile//> Bilbao.

For href=/profile//> Rudy href=/profile//> FernŠndez, href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> momentum href=/profile//> has href=/profile//> been href=/profile//> lasting href=/profile//> all href=/profile//> season href=/profile//> long. href=/profile//> In href=/profile//> Joventutís href=/profile//> loss href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> Real href=/profile//> Madrid, href=/profile//> Rudy href=/profile//> as href=/profile//> usual href=/profile//> delivered href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> very href=/profile//> complete href=/profile//> game href=/profile//> with href=/profile//> 12 href=/profile//> points, href=/profile//> 6 href=/profile//> rebounds href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> 6 href=/profile//> assists. href=/profile//> You href=/profile//> would href=/profile//> like href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> see href=/profile//> him href=/profile//> taking href=/profile//> over href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> game href=/profile//> when href=/profile//> things href=/profile//> get href=/profile//> ugly href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> team href=/profile//> as href=/profile//> they href=/profile//> did href=/profile//> this href=/profile//> time, href=/profile//> but href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> end href=/profile//> heís href=/profile//> still href=/profile//> very href=/profile//> young href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> that href=/profile//> will href=/profile//> come href=/profile//> too href=/profile//> at href=/profile//> some href=/profile//> point.

It href=/profile//> seems href=/profile//> like href=/profile//> Andrea href=/profile//> Bargnani href=/profile//> is href=/profile//> finally href=/profile//> finding href=/profile//> some href=/profile//> game href=/profile//> rhythm href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> Euroleague href=/profile//> after href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> dreadful href=/profile//> season href=/profile//> start href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> top href=/profile//> European href=/profile//> competition. href=/profile//> Heís href=/profile//> averaging href=/profile//> 14.4 href=/profile//> points href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> last href=/profile//> five href=/profile//> games, href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> last href=/profile//> week href=/profile//> delivered href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> 17 href=/profile//> point, href=/profile//> 3 href=/profile//> rebound, href=/profile//> 2 href=/profile//> steal href=/profile//> performance href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> Benettonís href=/profile//> victory href=/profile//> over href=/profile//> Zalgiris. href=/profile//> Our href=/profile//> Italian href=/profile//> scout href=/profile//> Carlo href=/profile//> Sandrinelli href=/profile//> brings href=/profile//> us href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> thoughts href=/profile//> on href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> performance: href=/profile//> ĒIt href=/profile//> was href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> usual href=/profile//> show href=/profile//> from href=/profile//> Bargnani. href=/profile//> Both href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> 2-point href=/profile//> field href=/profile//> goals href=/profile//> were href=/profile//> dunks href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> traffic href=/profile//> finishing href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> penetration, href=/profile//> as href=/profile//> he href=/profile//> seemed href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> be href=/profile//> able href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> beat href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> man href=/profile//> off href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> dribble href=/profile//> quite href=/profile//> easily href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> take href=/profile//> it href=/profile//> strong href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> hoop. href=/profile//> His href=/profile//> outside href=/profile//> shot href=/profile//> looked href=/profile//> even href=/profile//> better href=/profile//> than href=/profile//> usual. href=/profile//> He href=/profile//> hit href=/profile//> two href=/profile//> back-to-back href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> decisive href=/profile//> treys href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> seal href=/profile//> Benetton's href=/profile//> win href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> final href=/profile//> minutes, href=/profile//> bringing href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> score href=/profile//> from href=/profile//> 74-72 href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> 80-72, href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> looked href=/profile//> very href=/profile//> comfortable href=/profile//> shooting href=/profile//> after href=/profile//> rolling href=/profile//> on href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> pick href=/profile//> & href=/profile//> roll. href=/profile//> He href=/profile//> doesn't href=/profile//> even href=/profile//> seem href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> need href=/profile//> any href=/profile//> rhythm href=/profile//> on href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> shot. href=/profile//> On href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> defensive href=/profile//> end, href=/profile//> he href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> teammates href=/profile//> did href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> good href=/profile//> job href=/profile//> on href=/profile//> Tanoka href=/profile//> Beard href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> Darjus href=/profile//> Lavrinovic, href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> his href=/profile//> attitude href=/profile//> as href=/profile//> always href=/profile//> looked href=/profile//> OK. href=/profile//> He href=/profile//> again href=/profile//> had href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> bit href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> foul href=/profile//> trouble href=/profile//> which href=/profile//> forced href=/profile//> him href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> bench href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> most href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> 4th href=/profile//> quarter; href=/profile//> he href=/profile//> managed href=/profile//> it href=/profile//> pretty href=/profile//> well href=/profile//> once href=/profile//> he href=/profile//> got href=/profile//> back href=/profile//> on href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> court, href=/profile//> though. href=/profile//> It's href=/profile//> interesting href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> note href=/profile//> that href=/profile//> Benetton href=/profile//> (which href=/profile//> has href=/profile//> many href=/profile//> injured href=/profile//> guards, href=/profile//> especially href=/profile//> Zisis href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> Soragna, href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> has href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> rotate href=/profile//> 7 href=/profile//> men href=/profile//> since href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> couple href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> months href=/profile//> ago) href=/profile//> played href=/profile//> many href=/profile//> minutes href=/profile//> with href=/profile//> Bargnani, href=/profile//> Goree href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> Slokar href=/profile//> together. href=/profile//> In href=/profile//> this href=/profile//> situation, href=/profile//> Bargnani href=/profile//> played href=/profile//> even href=/profile//> more href=/profile//> than href=/profile//> usual href=/profile//> as href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> SF, href=/profile//> not href=/profile//> having href=/profile//> too href=/profile//> many href=/profile//> problems href=/profile//> with href=/profile//> it. href=/profile//> Finally, href=/profile//> even href=/profile//> if href=/profile//> he href=/profile//> pulled href=/profile//> down href=/profile//> just href=/profile//> 3 href=/profile//> rebounds, href=/profile//> he href=/profile//> looked href=/profile//> decently href=/profile//> aggressive href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> focused, href=/profile//> although href=/profile//> sometimes href=/profile//> suffering href=/profile//> from href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> boxing href=/profile//> out href=/profile//> of href=/profile//> Zalgiris' href=/profile//> big href=/profile//> men.Ē

It href=/profile//> was href=/profile//> quite href=/profile//> an href=/profile//> interesting href=/profile//> week href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> Euroleague href=/profile//> indeed, href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> Partizanís href=/profile//> youngsters href=/profile//> delivered href=/profile//> their href=/profile//> best href=/profile//> effort. href=/profile//> In href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> very href=/profile//> close href=/profile//> game href=/profile//> that href=/profile//> nearly href=/profile//> gave href=/profile//> them href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> victory href=/profile//> over href=/profile//> powerful href=/profile//> Panathinaikos, href=/profile//> Uros href=/profile//> Tripkovic href=/profile//> put href=/profile//> on href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> shooting href=/profile//> show href=/profile//> with href=/profile//> 24 href=/profile//> points, href=/profile//> while href=/profile//> adding href=/profile//> 2 href=/profile//> rebounds, href=/profile//> 2 href=/profile//> assists href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> 5 href=/profile//> steals. href=/profile//> Luka href=/profile//> Bogdanovic href=/profile//> was href=/profile//> also href=/profile//> hot href=/profile//> having href=/profile//> 17 href=/profile//> points, href=/profile//> 6 href=/profile//> rebounds href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> 4 href=/profile//> assists href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> Kosta href=/profile//> Perovic href=/profile//> contributed href=/profile//> with href=/profile//> 10 href=/profile//> points, href=/profile//> 6 href=/profile//> rebounds, href=/profile//> 2 href=/profile//> steals href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> 2 href=/profile//> blocks. href=/profile//> A href=/profile//> few href=/profile//> days href=/profile//> later, href=/profile//> they href=/profile//> got href=/profile//> their href=/profile//> revenge href=/profile//> winning href=/profile//> against href=/profile//> Geoplin href=/profile//> Slovan href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> gain href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> lead href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> Adriatic href=/profile//> League. href=/profile//> This href=/profile//> time, href=/profile//> Kosta href=/profile//> Perovic href=/profile//> had href=/profile//> 13 href=/profile//> points, href=/profile//> 3 href=/profile//> rebounds href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> 2 href=/profile//> blocks, href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> Uros href=/profile//> Tripkovic href=/profile//> added href=/profile//> 10 href=/profile//> points, href=/profile//> 4 href=/profile//> rebounds, href=/profile//> 4 href=/profile//> assists href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> 2 href=/profile//> steals.

An href=/profile//> unfortunate href=/profile//> week href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> Cibona href=/profile//> Zagreb, href=/profile//> losing href=/profile//> games href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> both href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> Euroleague href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> Adriatic href=/profile//> League. href=/profile//> Damir href=/profile//> Markota href=/profile//> had href=/profile//> decent href=/profile//> showings, href=/profile//> scoring href=/profile//> 10 href=/profile//> points href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> grabbing href=/profile//> 7 href=/profile//> rebounds href=/profile//> against href=/profile//> Armani href=/profile//> Jeans href=/profile//> Milano href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> having href=/profile//> 13 href=/profile//> points href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> 8 href=/profile//> rebounds href=/profile//> against href=/profile//> Zadar. href=/profile//> Olimpija href=/profile//> Ljubljana href=/profile//> lost href=/profile//> another href=/profile//> game href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> Adriatic href=/profile//> League. href=/profile//> The href=/profile//> best href=/profile//> player href=/profile//> was href=/profile//> again href=/profile//> Yotam href=/profile//> Halperin, href=/profile//> who href=/profile//> had href=/profile//> 16 href=/profile//> points, href=/profile//> 4 href=/profile//> rebounds, href=/profile//> 4 href=/profile//> assists href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> 2 href=/profile//> steals.

Dragan href=/profile//> Labovic href=/profile//> keeps href=/profile//> accumulating href=/profile//> merits href=/profile//> to href=/profile//> be href=/profile//> taken href=/profile//> into href=/profile//> account href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> FMP href=/profile//> Zeleznikís href=/profile//> first href=/profile//> team. href=/profile//> For href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> moment, href=/profile//> heís href=/profile//> actively href=/profile//> helping href=/profile//> Borac href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> Serbian href=/profile//> League. href=/profile//> This href=/profile//> week href=/profile//> they href=/profile//> lost href=/profile//> against href=/profile//> Masinac, href=/profile//> but href=/profile//> Dragan href=/profile//> shined href=/profile//> with href=/profile//> 24 href=/profile//> points, href=/profile//> 6 href=/profile//> rebounds href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> 2 href=/profile//> assists. href=/profile//> Buducnost, href=/profile//> on href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> contrary, href=/profile//> keeps href=/profile//> winning href=/profile//> games, href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> their href=/profile//> last href=/profile//> victim href=/profile//> was href=/profile//> Hapredak href=/profile//> Rubin. href=/profile//> Nenad href=/profile//> Mijatovic, href=/profile//> with href=/profile//> 16 href=/profile//> points href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> 2 href=/profile//> assists, href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> Vladimir href=/profile//> Dasic, href=/profile//> with href=/profile//> 13 href=/profile//> points href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> 5 href=/profile//> rebounds, href=/profile//> significantly href=/profile//> contributed href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> victory.

In href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> Greek href=/profile//> League, href=/profile//> Renaldas href=/profile//> Seibutis href=/profile//> had href=/profile//> 12 href=/profile//> points, href=/profile//> 3 href=/profile//> rebounds href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> 2 href=/profile//> steals href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> Olympiacos href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> the href=/profile//> victory href=/profile//> over href=/profile//> Kolossos href=/profile//> Rhodes. href=/profile//> In href=/profile//> Lithuania, href=/profile//> Paulius href=/profile//> Jankunas href=/profile//> delivered href=/profile//> a href=/profile//> double-double href=/profile//> with href=/profile//> 14 href=/profile//> points href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> 14 href=/profile//> rebounds, href=/profile//> also href=/profile//> adding href=/profile//> 2 href=/profile//> steals, href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> Zalgirisí href=/profile//> comfortable href=/profile//> victory href=/profile//> over href=/profile//> Sakalai. href=/profile//> Meanwhile, href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> Belgium href=/profile//> Mirza href=/profile//> Teletovic href=/profile//> scored href=/profile//> 14 href=/profile//> points href=/profile//> and href=/profile//> grabbed href=/profile//> 2 href=/profile//> rebounds href=/profile//> for href=/profile//> Telindus href=/profile//> Oostende href=/profile//> in href=/profile//> an href=/profile//> easy href=/profile//> victory href=/profile//> against href=/profile//> LiŤge.

 
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