Center Szymon Milczynski (204-C-93) put on an extraordinary performance in the last round for Rydzyna, receiving a Hoops Agents 2Liga Player of the Week award for round 3.
The 28-year old player had a double-double of 28 points and 11 rebounds, while his team edged out Katy Wroc. (2-1) 90-86. Rydzyna is placed at 5th position in Polish 2Liga. They would have been even better if they hadn’t lost that single game earlier this season. Rydzyna will need more victories to improve their 2-1 record. In the team’s last game Milczynski had a remarkable 61.5% from 2-point range. It’s his second year at Rydzyna and it’s hard to imagine this team without him. Szymon Milczynski averages just after three games 18.3ppg and 10.7rpg.
The second best player in last round’s games was 21-year old Szymon Janczak (206-F/C) of AZS UMK. Janczak had a very good evening with a double-double of 21 points and 13 rebounds. Of course AZS UMK cruised to a 70-60 relatively comfortable win over SMS PZKosz (0-3). The season is still at the very beginning and this victory may help a lot. Let’s wait for the next round. Janczak is a newcomer at AZS UMK, but is already one of team’s top players.
Third on the list of top players last round was swingman Mikolaj Motel (191-G/F-94) of Ostrow Mazow. (#10). Motel got into 30-points club by scoring 32 points in the last round. He went also for five rebounds and six assists. He was a key player of Ostrow Mazow., leading his team to a 109-78 easy win against MKS Ochota (#6, 2-1). The chances of Ostrow Mazow. not to end season at such low position in Group B, however are less than slim as they have already lost 2 games, recording just one victory. With bigger assistance of his teammates, Motel could try to bring Ostrow Mazow.’s a little bit higher in the standings. Motel has a very solid season. In 3 games in Poland he scored 13.7ppg.
Other top performing players last week:
4. Mariusz Piotrkowski (198-F/C-84) of Tarn.Gory – 26 points and 11 rebounds
5. Dawid Szewczyk (193-F-85) of Tarnow – 32 points and 8 rebounds
6. Andrzej Misiewicz (199-PF-84) of Zubry – 18 points, 13 rebounds and 4 assists
7. Tomasz Madziar (195-SF-92) of Prudnik – 26 points, 7 rebounds and 5 assists
8. Karol Jagoda (195-PF-01) of Polonia Bytom – 20 points, 12 rebounds and 2 assists
9. Daniel Ziolkowski (197-F-02) of Trefl 2 – 24 points, 8 rebounds and 2 assists
10. Piotr Lis (186-F-01) of Arka 2 – 30 points, 4 rebounds and 2 assists
The Player of the week is selected based on efficiency calculation, but also including game result, importance of the game, if played recorded double-double/triple-double, etc.
The efficiency formula is a combination of various formulas used by different basketball organizations/leagues. We got involved many basketball scouts and journalists to assure it’s accuracy.
The formula: 1.5*PTS + 3* (REB+AST+ST+BL-TO) – 2*BSAG – 4*PF + 3*PFRV + 4* (2FGPM+3FGPM) + 1.5*FTM – 3* (2FGPA-2FGPM) – 3* (3FGPA-3FGPM) – (FTA-FTM)