EuroView: Broekhoff with a big double-double…

The Aussie men were in the thick of the action in their respective national leagues over the past weekend in Europe. In Turkey, Besiktas Integral Forex Istanbul defeated Turk Telekom Ankara 76-59, backing up their opening round Eurocup win from earlier in the week. Australian Ryan Broekhoff has continued his outstanding form from the FIBA World Cup by collecting a 14 point and 13 rebound double-double in playing a huge 36 minutes as a starter. In collecting 13 boards, the Valparaiso graduate is now second in the league with 8.5 rebounds per game across two games. He also chimed in with 2 assists and 1 blocked shot with just 1 turnover, accumulating the highest ranking of 22 amongst any player in the game. Besiktas needed the win after an opening round loss, and now improve to 1-1 to open the season with games against Zenit St Petersburg in Eurocup and Royal Hali Gaziantep in the Turkish League to come this week.

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