Kjellbom gets December MVP honors

NORRKOPING ‒ Joakim Kjellbom became the last monthly MVP of 2013, as the 34-year-old Swedish big man was chosen as the Most Valuable Player for the month of December.

 

The experienced veteran led Norrkoping Dolphins to three convincing wins, averaging team-highs of 16.7 points, 10 rebounds and 3.3 blocks in addition to shooting 62% from the field.

His best performance came in a 70-53 win against group leaders Tampere Pyrinto, when Kjellbom scored 18 points, grabbed 15 rebounds and swatted away four shots for a total ranking of 33.

The award will be presented to the player on January 10th in a home game against the visiting Valmiera club from Latvia.