Sweden – Auston Barnes gets MVP of the Week award for Swedish Basketligan

AustonBarnes American Auston Barnes (203-PF-91) had a very impressive game in the last round for Nassjo and that’s him to receive a Eurobasket.com Player of the Week award for round 20.The 25-year old power forward had the game-high 17 points adding nine rebounds for Nassjo in his team’s victory, helping them to beat Jamtland (#7, 7-10) in overtime 78-71. Nassjo is placed at 4th position in Swedish Basketligan. Nassjo is a typical solid league team placed somewhere in the middle or a little bit lower in the standings. They need more victories to improve their 9-9 record. It was one of impressive evenings for Barnes as usually he does not deliver so high stats. Auston Barnes averages this season 10.6ppg. The second most remarkable performance in last round’s games was 34-year old Croatian forward Toni Bizaca (202-F-82, agency: XL Basketball Agency) of Sodertalje. Bizaca impressed basketball fans with a double-double of 22 points and 13 rebounds. Bad luck as Sodertalje was edged by the higher-ranked BC Lulea (#1, 15-3) 78-74. …

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