Two Milan players lead EuroLeague in minutes played

2019-01-21T09:34:48+00:00 2019-01-21T11:34:54+00:00.

Giannis Askounis

21/Jan/19 09:34

A total of 228 players have played in EuroLeague’s first 19 rounds, but only ten of them have surpassed the 500-minute mark.

By John Askounis/

The EuroLeague 2018-19 Regular Season is reaching its final and crucial stages. Over two hundred players have played at least one minute during the first 19 Gamedays. However, a selected bunch is living Europe’s premier competition to the full averaging over 25 minutes on the court per match.

Simone Pianigiani is the coach that has trusted two of his AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milans players more than any other colleague. Mike James sits on top of the standings with the most-used players, while his teammate Vladimir Micov follows in second place. The duo is accountable for 654 of the EuroLeague-leading 1.647 points scored by the Italians this year.

Anadolu Efes is the only other team with a pair of representatives in EuroLeague’s Top 10 of the players with the most minutes played. Vasilije Micic is sixth and Adrien Moerman ninth. It’s also worth noting that CSKA Moscow’s Will Clyburn fit in the Top 10 despite missing out on Round 11 action.

EuroLeague’s players with the most minutes played in the 2018-19 season:




1. Mike James AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan 668:54
2. Vladimir Micov AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan 619:14
3. Nick Calathes Panathinaikos OPAP 578:44
4. Earl Clark Buducnost VOLI 539:31
5. DeAndre Kane Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv 532:53
6. Vasilije Micic Anadolu Efes 520:35
7. Matt Janning KIROLBET Baskonia 514:32
8. Adrien Moerman Anadolu Efes 511:28
9. Giorgos Printezis Olympiacos 504:15
10. Will Clyburn CSKA Moscow 502:27