Update on Tiago Splitter and Nando De Colo


With Spurs fans focusing on the current Spurs team, we here at Project Spurs would like to give our fans an update on two of the Spurs international players:  Tiago Splitter and Nando De Colo.

Tiago Splitter
Team: Caja Laboral
EuroLeague: 3-1
ACB (Spanish League): 7-2

Euro League Stats:
Games Played: 4
Minutes Per Game: 26.5
PPG: 15.3
RPG: 6.3
APG: 2
SPG: 0.5
FG%: 58.8%
FT%: 72.4%

ACB Spanish League Stats:
Games Played: 9
Minutes Per Game: 28.0
PPG: 15.6
RPG: 6.9
APG: 2.1
FG%: 56%
FT%: 77%

Latest Games:
In ACB play, Tiago Splitter played an impressive game in the lost against Regal F.C. Barcelona. But Caja bounced back by beating Valladolid 72-65. Splitter played a solid game with 11 points, 9 boards, 1 assist and a steal while playing 24 minutes.

Caja Laboral continued their winning ways against Fuenlabrada. Tiago had a solid all-around game scoring 11 points, grabbing 15 boards with 5 dimes and a steal in 31 minutes of playing time. The win puts them into a tie with Valencia at 7-2 in the ACB standings.
Upcoming Game:EuroLeague: Nov. 26, 2009 Caja Laboral vs. CSKA
Nando De Colo
Team: Power Electronics Valencia
EuroCup: 1-0
ACB (Spanish League): 7-2

Qualifying Round Results:
Round 1: M.Hainaut – Valencia BC 78-63
Round 2: Valencia BC – M.Hainaut 79-61

EuroCup Stats:
Games Played: 1
Minutes Per Game: 26.0
PPG: 20.0
RPG: 3.0
APG: 2.0
3PT FG%: 20.0%
2PT FG%: 67.0%
FT%: 100%

ACB Spanish League Stats:
Games Played: 9
Minutes Per Game: 27.0
PPG: 12.9
RPG: 3.6
APG: 2.8
3PT FG%:29.0%
2PT FG%:46.0%
FT%: 90%

Latest Games:
In ABC play, Valencia dropped their game against Unicaja 87-75. De Colo had 10 points, 4 rebounds and 1 steal while shooting 43% from the field. He also continued his shooting slump from beyond the arc going 0-4 in a losing effort.

However, Valencia recovered in their next game by beating Medriano 85-69. Nando contributed 12 pts, 3 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals in just 20 minutes of action. The win improved their record to 7-2 in the ACB standings (tied for 3rd with Caja).

In a related news, De Colo’s team will now be known as Power Electronics Valencia after the team agreed into terms with the Valencian mutinational electronic company.

In their first EuroCup game, Valencia won over Hemofarm. De Colo led the team with 20 points, 3 rebounds and 2 assists but also committed 4 turnovers. Overall Nando was solid and the team got the win!

Upcoming Game:ACB Spanish League: Nov. 29, 2009 Xacobeo BS vs.Valencia BC
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