It's October and overseas basketball is back in full swing, which means it's time to bring back our favorite feature here at Ballers Abroad - Baller of the Week! Each week, we'll take a look around the world and find one of the best performances of the week that you might not have heard about. We're excited to share that our first Baller of the Week takes us to France, where rookie guard Loren Jackson had a big game for Chorale Roanne Basket!
We're in the Netherlands for Baller of the Week, where JaCori Payne put on for Heroes Den Bosch in the team's win in the Dutch Basketball League.
Baller of the Week takes us to Israel this time, where J.R. Holder continued his hot streak with a 40-point double-double for Hapoel Acre!
Baller of the Week takes us to Turkey for the first time this season, where experienced guard Troy Franklin put on a show in his team's narrow loss over the weekend.
We head to Germany for Baller of the Week, where American Trey Davis hit his season high in scoring to help his team beat the league leaders.
Baller of the Week takes us to Italy for the first time this season, where J.J. Frazier put together an outstanding performance in his team's victory over the weekend.
The fourth-year point guard put up a season-high 36 points while grabbing five rebounds and dishing out six assists in BCC Treviglio's 90-80 win over Pallacanestro Trapani in Italy's SerieA2 division. The former Georgia Bulldog also hit six three-pointers for Treviglio, who won their first game of 2021 to move to 4-6 on the season. Frazier doubled his season scoring average of 17.6 points per game in the win, and his standout performance during the brilliant season he's having makes him an easy choice for Baller of the Week!
The first Baller of the Week for 2021 is here, and it's something special! We're headed to Armenia for the first time this season, where Jordan Watson put up 51 points in his team's win over the weekend.