Tyrese Rice is the Eurocup MVP

2015-04-23T13:07:46+00:00 2015-05-24T12:04:26+00:00.

Aris Barkas

23/Apr/15 13:07

Eurohoops.net

One year after winning the Euroleague Final Four MVP, Tyrese Rice is also the Eurocup MVP. This season he led Khimki Moscow to the Eurocup Finals being the hero of the team almost every night

By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net

One year after winning the Euroleague Final Four MVP, Tyrese Rice is also the Eurocup MVP. This season he led Khimki Moscow to the Eurocup Finals being the hero of the team almost every night.

In a total of 22 Eurocup games so far, he scored in double digits in 20 of them and he leads the 2014-15 Eurocup in total performance index rating (410) and points (378) and is second in fouls drawn (105). He is also second in per-game scoring (17.2 ppg.) and fourth in index rating (18.6). He was even better in the big games, recording the best accumulated index and scoring average in both the quarterfinals (22.5 ppg., 24.5 PIR) and semifinals (25 ppg., 22.5 PIR) in leading Khimki to the Eurocup Finals.

The 28 years old player started his European career in Greece with Panionios and also player in Germany for Artland and Bayern Munich, before joining Maccabi Tel Aviv and winning the Euroleague last year.