Voronov won the BEKO PBL Championship MVP Round 12

Photo: Igor Gorshkov.
Text: PBL Press service

Voronov, Likhodey, Monia, Baxter and Vialtsev became the most valuable BEKO PBL Championship Round 12 players.

Dynamo defender Evgeny Voronov won the MVP of the BEKO PBL Championship Round 12. His outstanding game gave his team a real chance to gain a victory over Spartak in the final quarter when Dynamo shorted a 17-points backlog and could move the game in OT or get the victory.

Voronov erupted with 33 points, made 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 turnovers and 8 times made opponent’s payers to commit fouls on him. His rating is 39 which is only for 1 point less than Henry’s Domercant 40 points record.

Triumph forward Valery Likhodey took a second place in the MVP ranking. He made a double-double with 25 points and 11 rebounds in a game against Lokomotiv-Kuban. Also he made 3 blocked shots and 1 turnover. His rating is 35.

Third place was taken by Khimki forward Sergey Monia who was the key player in the victory over Krasnye Krylya. Monia scored 24 points with 6 of 7 three points shots, made 8 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 turnovers and 2 blocked shots. His rating is 33.

Lonnie Baxter from Enisey gained fourth place with 30 points rating. Baxter helped his team to gain victory over Nizhny Novgorod with 23 points, 4 rebounds, 1 turnover and 2 blocked shots. Also he made opponent players 7 times to commit fouls on him.

Fifth place in the MVP rating gained another Triumph player Egor Vialtsev who also made a double-double in the game against Lokomotiv-Kuban. Vialtsev scored 17 points, 10 assists, 1 turnover, 1 rebound and 8 times made opponent players to commit fouls on him. His rating is 24. Despite of Vialtsev and Likhodey outstanding game Triumph lost to Lokomotiv.

Symbolic five. Round 12.

Symbolic five of the Round 12 consists of four players from the MVP Top-5 and Krasnye Krylya defender Ernest Bremer. Bremer became the best among number ones. His rating is 21.

Ernest Bremer (Krasnye Krylya) – Evgeny Voronov (Dynamo) – Valery Likhodey (Triumph) – Sergey Monia (Khimki) – Lonnie Baxter (Enisey).


Statistical review of the BEKO PBL Round 13.


Lokomotiv outscored Triumph 84:63.

KK - Khimki - 80:85.

Enisey outscored Nizhniy Novgorod 83:74.


UNICS outscored CSKA 63:54.

Spartak - Dynamo - 87:85.


Bottom-placed club gained two straight victories in PBL.


BEKO and PBL agreement signing press-conference