Top scorer Miezis named FIBA 3x3 World Tour Jeddah Masters 2019 MVP

19 Oct 2019

JEDDAH (Saudi Arabia) - Nauris Miezis won his first-ever FIBA 3x3 World Tour MVP trophy after leading Riga Ghetto to the title in the first edition of the Jeddah Masters on October 18- 19.

The FIBA 3x3 Europe Cup 2017 MVP was a force during the whole event and finished the Jeddah Masters as top scorer with 43 points, including 9 in the final against Liman (SRB) to avenge the dramatic loss in the Debrecen Masters final.

The 28-year-old was a model of consistency. He scored between 8 and 9 points in each of his 5 games. The number 3 player in the world led his team in scoring in the last 4 games of the competition. He also contributed 15 highlights and 13 rebounds and shot a crazy 83% (19-23) from inside the arc.

Second in the scoring charts was his teammate Edgards Krumins, who had 34. Stefan Kojic (Liman) was third with 32 points overall.