Perkins leads Turkish pro team to sixth straight win
The 6-foot-3 guard showcased his all-around skills and posted a season-high player ranking of 28 in an 87-77 triumph over Mersin in the city of Akdeniz.
Perkins almost bagged a triple-double with nine points, 13 rebounds and nine assists. His rebounds and assists were season highs.
Besiktas is 14-10 and tied for sixth in the league.
Perkins, of Bartlett High fame, is averaging 10.5 points, 5.5 rebounds and 4.3 assists in 16 games. His team is 10-6 with he plays.
He has scored 17 points or more five times, with a season high of 25. He is shooting .532 from the field.