Madrid, May 26 (EFE) .- The Brazilian Marcelinho Huertas (Lenovo Tenerife), the American Pierria Henry (TD Systems Baskonia), the Spanish Xabi López-Arostegui (Club Joventut Badalona), the Georgian Giorgi Shermadini (Lenovo Tenerife) and the Cape Verdean Edy Tavares (Real Madrid) are the members chosen to be part of the Best Quintet of the Endesa League 2020-21.
Huertas, also awarded as Best Latin American Player of the season, was the second best assistant in the championship, in a year in which he was also the second best assistant in the ACB era, only behind Pablo Laso. His statistics include 92.5% in free throw hits and 42.1% in triples.
Henry signed a round season, with an average of 10.4 points and 13.2 efficiency per game, being in statistics among the five best recoveries and assistants of the championship.
Xabier López-Arostegui, a youth squad from La Penya, stood out for his 13.1 average points, his 40.8% accuracy in triples and his reliability in free throws with 96.9%. In addition, he was the most valued national player and the most rebounding forward in the competition.
Shermadini was the unanimous leader in the best player votes. He finished as the leader in scoring (17 points per crash), in free throws (4.8 with 90.6% accuracy), in shots of two (6.1) and efficiency (22.5). His numbers are completed with 0.9 recoveries and 0.5 blocks per match, being the Best Player of Days 4, 14, 19 and 37, in addition to MVP Movistar in October, January and March.
Tavares won the award for Best Endesa League Defender, being the best blocker (2.3) and offensive rebounder (3.2) in the championship. He was also second in the ranking of defensive sacks (5) and overall (8.5) and, with an average of eleven points, he was the fourth best doing dunks (1.5).
For the sixth time in the history of the competition, the second Best Quintet of the Endesa League was also appointed, which this season was made up of Americans Melo Trimble (Urbas Fuenlabrada) and Cory Higgins (Barça), Lithuanian Rokas Giedraitis (TD Systems Baskonia) the Spaniard Nikola Mirotic (Barça) and the Cuban Jasiel Rivero (Hereda San Pablo Burgos).
Voting to elect these quintets is carried out by fans, the media, players and coaches.
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