Spagnolo nearing double-double average in Germany


By Nathan Ham - [email protected]



File photo - Tommy Spagnolo is averaging 15 points and 8 rebounds per game for Scanplus Baskets Elchingen.


GERMANY — Through the first nine games of his professional career, Tommy Spagnolo is quickly becoming one of the go-to guys on his team.

ScanPlus Baskets Elchingen is currently 5-4 on the season and Spagnolo is second on the team in points per game (14.9) and leads the team in rebounding (8.3 RPG).

The Ashe County native is second on the team in minutes played, averaging 25 minutes per contest and is also shooting 57.5-percent from the field, second best on the team and tops among the starting five. Spagnolo also leads the team with four double-doubles.

After starting the season 5-1, Elchingen dropped a pair of heartbreakers on the road, a one-point loss to Licher Baeren and a two-point loss to Dresden. Most recently, Spagnolo’s team was defeated 92-84 on Nov. 21 at home against Leipzig.

Elchingen will try to snap its losing skid on Nov. 29 on the road against Ehingen.

Spagnolo’s game-by-game stats

Game 1: 19 points, 7 rebounds, 3 steals

Game 2: 13 points, 11 rebounds

Game 3: 20 points, 11 rebounds, 2 blocks

Game 4: 13 points, 8 rebounds

Game 5: 20 points, 11 rebounds

Game 6: 9 points, 5 rebounds

Game 7: 14 points, 9 rebounds, 3 blocks

Game 8: 13 points, 10 rebounds

Game 9: 13 points, 3 rebounds

Upcoming schedule

Nov. 29 – Elchingen at Ehingen

Dec. 5 – Speyer at Elchingen

Dec. 12 – Elchingen at Leipzig

Dec. 20 – Elchingen at Wuerzburg

Jan. 10 – Licher Baeren at Elchingen

Nathan Ham can be reached at 336-846-7164 or followed on Twitter @NathanHam87

File photo – Tommy Spagnolo is averaging 15 points and 8 rebounds per game for Scanplus Baskets Elchingen.
http://jeffersonpost.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/web1_Tommy-in-Germany.jpgFile photo – Tommy Spagnolo is averaging 15 points and 8 rebounds per game for Scanplus Baskets Elchingen.

By Nathan Ham

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