“It has been a great season for Russian teams in the Eurocup thus far. Spartak St. Petersburg, BC Khimki and Lokomotiv-Kuban leads their respective Last 16 groups with 2-0 records, and the first two teams are still undefeated in the Eurocup after eight games. Spartak grabbed back-to-back wins against Buducnost and Banvit to lead difficult Group K, and one of the main reasons for that has been playmaker Patrick Beverley, whose stellar performance allowed him to earn Last 16, Game 1 MVP honors. Beverley leads the Last 16 in performance index ranking (21.5) and scoring (19 ppg.). He is making the most out of the chance of having former Euroleague winner and European basketball legend Jure Zdovc as his head coach. In his fourth season in Europe at age 23, Beverley has taken his game to the next level and is ready to be one of the best playmakers in the continent, as he told us in this interview. “As a team, our main goal is to win the Eurocup and play in the Euroleague next year,” Beverley told “I want to become one of the best point guards in the Eurocup and in European basketball and lead Spartak to the Euroleague next season.”

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