Lauren Jackson Is Player Of The Week

03 December 2010

EuroLeague Women

15. Lauren Jackson (Sparta&K M. R. Vidnoje)
Lauren Jackson in low-post action during the Wednesday game

Lauren Jackson is back, and she means business!

The Australia international was absent from the season-opening defeat of Sparta&K M.R. Vidnoje at VICI Aistes, but that didn't prevent her from leading the defending champions into avenging that shock result on Wednesday night, and capturing the EuroLeague Women Player of the Week title in the process.

The 1.95m center reached a mind-blowing efficiency index rating of 40 against the Lithuanian side and is the first Sparta&K player to win the award this season.

Jackson registered a double-double thanks to a season-high 28 points (including 5 of 5 from behind the arc!) and 14 rebounds.

As if all that was not enough already, she blocked 2 shots and added another couple of assists and steals during her 31 minutes of play, to round up her stellar perfomance.

Tina Charles was the main reason Nadezhda were able to stun Ros Casares in Valencia, achieving an  excellent index rating of 35. That would be enough on most weeks to win her the title, but Wednesday was Jackson's night.

The complete Top-15 efficiency rating table:     

Name Team Rating Pts RO RD AS TO ST BS 2PM 2PA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA Min
JACKSON Lauren Sparta&K M. R. Vidnoje 40 28 4 10 2 1 2 2 5 11 5 5 3 4 31
CHARLES Tina Nadezhda 35 27 7 11 1 2 0 3 8 17 0 0 11 14 36
MCCOUGHTRY Angel MKB Euroleasing  33 32 1 4 1 0 5 0 13 18 0 2 6 9 38
GODIN Elodie Cras Basket Taranto 32 20 3 9 3 0 2 1 9 15 0 0 2 2 33
PRINTS Epifaniya Sparta&K M. R. Vidnoje 30 21 1 0 6 3 6 1 8 8 1 2 2 3 27
LYTTLE Sancho Halcon Avenida 28 21 3 10 3 4 2 0 10 16 0 0 1 2 32
VERAMEYENKA Anastasiya Nadezhda 28 17 2 9 1 4 0 7 4 6 2 4 3 3 34
YILMAZ Nevriye Fenerbahce 27 24 1 6 1 3 2 0 12 16 0 0 0 0 38
WRIGHT Monica Lotos Gdynia 26 23 2 4 4 2 2 0 7 11 1 2 6 8 32
DUPREE Candice Good Angels Kosice 26 22 6 7 0 1 0 1 10 17 0 0 2 4 40
FORD Cheryl Frisco Sika Brno 25 23 2 10 2 4 3 0 9 15 0 0 5 10 36
TORRENS Alba Halcon Avenida 24 22 2 2 2 3 4 1 6 10 2 3 4 5 24
CATA-CHITIGA Ana Tarbes GB 24 22 1 2 0 0 2 0 10 13 0 0 2 2 26
PARIS Courtney Rivas Ecópolis 24 19 5 5 0 1 0 1 8 9 0 0 3 7 30
LEUCHANKA Yelena Gorzow 24 22 2 8 1 5 0 0 9 12 0 1 4 4 31

 


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