Perkins early leader for POY honors [Basketball]
Anchorage’s Doron Perkins is making a strong case for player-of-the-year honors in Ukraine.
His team is 7-2 with him in the lineup.
BC Donetsk is 0-5 without the playmaker.
Perkins, of Bartlett High fame, showcased his all-around skills in an 80-68 win over Dnipro with 17 points on 7-of-10 shooting, 13 rebounds, five assists and three steals.
Just another day’s work for the 6-foot-2 guard.
Perkins is averaging 11.4 points. He ranks eighth in the league in rebounding [6.8], fourth in assists [5.9] and second in steals [1.8].