Video highlights from Devin Ebanks big game on Monday top our weekly round-the-world check-in of Mountaineers playing pro basketball around the world.
Devin Ebanks, Grand Rapids Drive (NBA D-League): The Drive played twice this week, dropping both games. In the most recent ranking of the Top NBA Prospects in the D-League, Ebanks came in at #18 on the list.
On Monday, Ebanks scored 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds in a loss to the Westchester Knicks. Here are the highlights of Ebanks’ play in that game:
On Wednesday, Grand Rapids played host to the Delaware 87ers. Ebanks had 11 points, seven rebound and four steals in that contest, including this dunk in traffic:
Juwan Staten, Santa Cruz Warriors (NBA D-League): Staten and the Warriors’ most recent game came this past Saturday night against the Austin Spurs. The visiting Austin team took control early and held on to win 98-87. Staten scored 10 points and added four rebounds and four assists in the game.
John Flowers, Bayreuth (Germany): On Sunday night, Flowers helped to lead Bayreuth to a one-point win over Giessen with a game-high 22 points.
Da’Sean Butler, Ratiopharm (Germany): Butler’s squad fell on the road to top ranked Valencia on Wednesday 93-88. The WVU star had a productive 14 minutes off the bench, scoring 11 points.
Kevin Jones, Partizan (Serbia): Also on Sunday, Jones had a team-high 21 points in a loss for Partizan to Cedevita.
Joe Alexander, Sassari (Italy): Alexander and Sassari played a visit to his former team, Maccabi Tel-Aviv, in Euroleague play on Thursday. Sassari fell by two points 76-74. Alexander scored 10 points in 23 minutes.
Truck Bryant, Mens Sana (Italy): Bryant scored a team-high 28 points as he led Sana to a 103-88 victory last Sunday. He played aggressively, getting to the free-throw line fifteen times (making 10).
Alex Ruoff, Bilbao (Spain): Ruoff and Bilbao climbed to the top of the Group A rankings in Eurocup play after defeating Ewe Baskets of Germany (a team that featured D’or Fischer a few years ago). Ruoff scored seven points in the game.
D’or Fischer, Hapoel (Israel): Speaking of the WVU big man, Fischer and Hapoel knocked off top-ranked Galatasaray 91-82 to start December. Fischer scored six points, pulled down five rebounds, and, of course, blocked a shot.