Temi Fagbenle has been rewarded for her impressive displays at FIBA Women’s EuroBasket 2019 with a spot in the tournament’s All-Star Five.
The Minnesota Lynx centre led the tournament in scoring with 20.9 points per game including two huge 29-point showings against Ukraine and Montenegro.
⭐ Tournament best 20.9ppg
⭐ 5 games w/ 20+ points
⭐ 29 points TWICE
⭐ 6.7rpg, 1.7spg, 1.1bpg
⭐ Historic run to 4th place
— Hoopsfix Women (@HoopsfixWomen) July 7, 2019
Fagbenle was the only player to score 20+ in five different games and also averaged 6.7 rebounds, 1.7 steals and 1.1 blocks per outing over the course of the seven games.
As well as her scoring prowess, the 26-year-old excelled on the defensive end to lead from the front as part of GB’s impressive collective effort.
Fagbenle was joined by tournament MVP Astou Ndour along with Marta Xargay, Sandrine Gruda and Sonja Petrovic.
Brad has been a writer for Hoopsfix since 2014 and has also had freelance roles at the BBL and with FIBA – working at two Women’s EuroBasket tournaments. Contact: [email protected]