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Temi Fagbenle Makes All-Star Five at EuroBasket Women

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.

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.

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