Hunter Hale and Joe Ragland lead the first Best Five of the BCL Play-Ins

2024-01-05T13:17:57+00:00 2024-01-05T13:17:57+00:00.

Cesare Milanti

05/Jan/24 13:17

Leading their respective Greek teams to victory, the two American guards shone in the BCL Play-Ins Game 1

By Eurohoops team /

The first stage of the 2023-24 Basketball Champions League Play-Ins is now in the books. Therefore, the Best Five of Game 1s has been published.

Hunter Hale was named the Most Impactful Player with 22.5% of Player Impact Estimate, leading Promitheas to the 70-68 win against Le Mans with 25 points (5/8 from two-point range and 5/7 from beyond the arc), bringing the black-and-orange to lead the series 1-0.

Another American guard was huge for a Greek team, as Joe Ragland gave Peristeri the boost on the road against Rytas Vilnius with a monster double-double of 25 points and 15 assists with also 5 rebounds. Marcus Denmon followed with 21 points in his winning debut for Tofas Bursa against PAOK.

David McCormack and Elijah Childs were the last ones inserted in the BCL Play-Ins Game 1 Best Five. Galatasaray‘s American center led his team on the road in Tortona with the game-winner and a double-double of 16 points and 12 boards; MHP Riesen Ludwigsburg’s own, instead, had 13 points and 10 boards with 6/9 from the field in the German team’s victory against Darussafaka.

PHOTO CREDIT: Basketball Champions League

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