Jogela named February MVP

KEDAINIAI ‒ Tauras Jogela became the second Nevezis player to win the Baltic Basketball League (BBL) monthly MVP award this season, as the player snatched the honors for the month of February.

The 20-year-old forward arrived to Kedainiai on loan from Zalgiris Kaunas just a month ago.

 

In the three game he has played for Nevezis in February, Jogela has averaged 19.7 points, 9.3 rebounds, 2.3 assists and 2 steals per game.

His best performance came in the first game against Parnu, when the player scored 21 points, grabbed 12 rebounds and added five steal, on the way to a total ranking of 32.

Jogela was also instrumental in the Eight-Final clash against Valmiera, in which Nevezis overcame a 19-point first-leg deficit and advanced into the next round.

The talented prospect led the Kedainiai side to a 96-70 victory in the second leg, scoring a team-high 23 points, snatching 12 boards and dishing out four assists.

Nevezis are set to face Finnish side Pyrinto in the Quarter-Final, with the first game taking place in Kedainiai on Tuesday, March 11.