Weekdays are not usually the best occasions to see superb performances given the load of game minutes that are usually accumulated during those weeks, but if there was a player capable of breaking with the myth, it had to be her. Because Sika Kone was once again the most decisive player from the ranks of a Spar Gran Canaria to whom he gave another oxygen ball in his fight for permanence.
And he did it with his usual superiority under the hoops on a night in which his greatest virtue came through rebounding, thus guaranteeing a good number of second options with which to generate points and in turn depriving his rival of being able to disturb his ring. Thus, the interior of the Canarian group went to the 30 scoring points with some numbers that debuted in the 11 points (5/7 TL and 3/7 TC), 17 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 recoveries and 7 fouls received.
In this way, Koné became a complete torture for a Duran Machinery Ensino who ended up giving in to his inner domain (73-61) giving his rival a whole ball of oxygen towards a permanence closer each day for the yellow squad.
MVPs poker during the current course for a Sika Koné (Spar Gran Canaria) that has become one of the main attractions of the competition during the last two courses. A player who this season is the most valued player in the League (22.39) and who has already won four MVP awards, standing out as the best rebounder of the season (12.35).
The ideal quintet of the day:
It was, without any doubt, the day of the fight for permanence and that was noticeable in the individual section where a good number of players were able to drive their teams towards the conquest of valuable victories. Beginning with Logroño with the team’s solid triumph of a Paula Estebas (Prome Campus) who shone at one so that his team can already think of higher levels after a day in which the escort Blanca Millan (Spar Gran Canaria) and the pivot Sika Kone (Spar Gran Canaria) They put land in the middle with the danger posts through their great joint performance.
An ideal five that was completed with international talent through the matches played by a Rebekah Gardner (Spar Girona) imperial on its way through Leganés as well as a Nadia Fingall (Movistar Students) who stayed on the verge of victory after a great duel in Salamanca.
Base: Paula Estebas (Prome Campus) val 18: 16 points (4/6 TL and 4/8 TC), 4 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 fouls received.
Shooting guard: Blanca Millan (Spar Gran Canaria) val 23: 17 points (8/8 TL and 4/12 TC), 2 rebounds, 1 assist, 7 recoveries, 1 block and 7 fouls received.
Eaves: Rebekah Gardner (Spar Girona) val 22: 16 points (2/2 TL and 7/12 TC), 6 rebounds, 5 recoveries and 2 fouls received.
Power forward: Nadia Fingall (Movistar Students) val 22: 18 points (6/12 TC), 10 rebounds, 1 assist, 2 recoveries and 2 fouls received.
Pivot: Sika Kone (Spar Gran Canaria) 30 val: 11 points (5/7 TL and 3/7 TC), 17 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 recoveries and 7 fouls received.
Season statistics – Sika Koné:
Games played: 17
Fouls received: 5.4
Sports career – Sika Koné:
Cat. Formation: Canterbury
2016/18: Canterbury (Cadet)
2018/19: CD Adareva (Junior)
2019/20: SPAR Gran Canaria (LF2)
2020/22: SPAR Gran Canaria (LF Endesa)