Jon Feiler (Gzira Athleta) wins Men’s Award
Sarah Pace (Caffe` Moak Luxol) lands Women’s Award
Nikola Stankovic (MSC Balkan Fusion) wins award for Amateur League
Gzira Athleta’s foreign import Jon Feiler is the BOV Basketball Player of the Month for January 2018. The 6 foot 8 forward from Long Island (USA), averaged 29.67 points per game with 90 points in 3 games averaging 50% from the field (36 from 72) and 71% from the free throw line (17 from 24). The top rebounder for NYIT, averaged 14.78 rebouds per game while also attracting 23 fouls in 3 matches (7.67 fouls per game).
Caffe’ Moak Luxol’s Sarah Pace won the award for the Women’s league. Sarah scored 6 3-pointers from 16 attempts, with 25% from the field and 67% from the free throw line accompanied by 3.77 steals per game while suffering 2.67 fouls per game. This is Sarah’s eighth individual award having won her first one with Depiro in November 2005.
MSC Balkan Fusion’s Nikola Stankovis won the award for the BOV amateur league. Stankovic had 51% from the field (29 from 57) and 53% from the free throw line (27 from 51) while also suffering 7.75 fouls per game (31 fouls in 4 matches)
Peter Perotti, Chief Officer at Bank of Valletta presented the winners with a commemorative plaque. Bank of Valletta is a major supporter of sporting initiatives in Malta and can trace back its relationship with the Malta Basketball Association back to the early 1970s