The pivot of Lenovo Tenerife, Gio Shermadini, received from the hands of his companion Marcelinho Huertas The throphy MVP to the most outstanding player of the Endesa League. This award ceremony was even more special as it was held at the highest point in Spain, the peak of Teide, where he was deceived to record an advertisement and was surprised with the award ceremony.
“I feel great. Everybody dreams of winning this trophy. I have won the MVP thanks to my teammates and coaches ”, were the first words in social networks of a happy Shermadini.
Gio Shermadini is the first CB Canarias player to win this award in the history of the Aurinegro club, succeeding Nikola Mirotic, winner last season.
The Georgian obtained the highest score in the voting carried out among players and coaches of the clubs, fans and the media. Shermadini received 100 possible points, thus obtaining unanimous recognition, after a season in which he has been the great reference for the Aurinegro team. With his brilliant performances, Gio was the leader of many of the victories achieved by Lenovo Tenerife in what is already the best season in its history.
Their numbers leave no room for doubt: the most valued in the Endesa League, averaging 22.5 credits. Also the top scorer in the competition, with 17.0 points per game, in addition to being the best of his team in the rebound, with 5.4 sacks per game.
This season, the Georgian has achieved 11 or more valuation credits in 32 of the 36 games he played, reaching more than 30 in up to nine opportunities.
Giorgi Shermadini’s achievements in the Endesa League 2020-21 are as follows:
-First in the valuation classification (22.5).
-First in the ranking of top scorer (17.0).
-Seventh in the classification of +/- (7.1).
-First in shots of two per game (6.1).
-First in free throws per game (4.8).
-Seventh in percentage of free throws (90.6%).
– Seventh in offensive rebounds (2.3)
-Third in fouls received (5.0)
-Most valuable player on Matchdays 5, 14, 19 and 37 (PIR 29, 30, 33 and 31).
-MVP Movistar of the month of October, January and March
-Member of the Best Quintet of the Endesa League 2020-21.
Gio Shermadini beat Walter Tavares inside Real Madrid, who obtained 65 points. In third place, Barça power forward Nikola Mirotic finished, with 33, completing the first five points the guards Marcelinho Huerta (Lenovo Tenerife) with 28 votes and Pierriá Henry (TD Systems Baskonia) who added 15.
The Brazilian base of Lenovo Tenerife was the fourth most voted player of the season: Of the 28 votes he obtained, three were from the press, ten from players and fifteen from coaches.
The best five
In addition, both Marcelinho Huertas and Gio Shermadini were chosen by the fans, the media, players and coaches in the best quintet of the competition, accompanied by Pierria Henry (TD Systems Baskonia), Xabi López-Arostegui (Club Joventut Badalona) and Edy Tavares ( Real Madrid).
MVP Movistar vote
BEST QUINTET OF ENDESA LEAGUE 2020-21
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