Canarias Basketball Academy Irish player Jordan Blount has been named the best forward in the Top 5 Team and the best rebounder (11 per game) in the Next Generation Tournament.

Both awards were possible after a fantastic weekend carried out by 6’7 CBA perimeter player that amazed everybody because of his stats reaching 46 ranking points vs Umana Reyer Venice.
Blount got 11 ranking points vs Partizan and Vaerlose. Against the Serbian team he added 7 points and 10 rebounds, and vs the Danish, 12 points and 5 rebounds.
Moreover, against Zemun, he achieved 15 ranking points with 12 points and 15 rebounds and his greatest performance was vs Umana Reyer Venice as he finished with 32 points (15/16 FT) and 14 rebounds for 46 ranking points.

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The other Top 5 players chosen by the Euroleague in this tournament were Red Star’s pointguard Stojanovic; Mega Leks’ guard Vulikic; Partizan’s power-forward Glisic and Venice’s center, Tote.