22february

Vitaly Fridzon Scores 1,500th Point!

The highest-scoring player in VTB United League history, CSKA guard Vitaly Fridzon, scored his 1500th point in league competition on Monday. The milestone came in the 4th quarter against Kalev, making the Russian guard the first to score more than 1,500 points in the VTB United League.

Fridzon has been in the league since it was established in 2009, spending the first four seasons with Khimki before moving to CSKA in 2013.

The Army Man is 1st all-time in league scoring, more than 100 points ahead of Nizhny Novgorod forward Semyon Antonov.

Overall, 15 players have scored more than 1,000 points in league competition (including UNICS guard Keith Langford, who earned the distinction on Saturday vs. Bisons).

Highest-scoring players in league history

Player
Team and seasons
Games
Average points
Total points
1. Vitaly Fridzon CSKA (2013/14 - 15/16) , Khimki (2009/10 - 12/13) 144 10.4  1504
2. Semyon Antonov Nizhny Novgorod (2011/12 - 15/16)  127 10.8 1367
3. Jerry Johnson Astana (2011/12 - 15/16) , Lietuvos Rytas (2010/11)  98 13.8 1348
4. Petteri Koponen Khimki (2012/13 - 15/16) 103 12.2 1261
5. Milos Teodosic  CSKA (2011/12 - 15/16) 108 11.3  1216
6. Chester Simmons Nymburk (2011/12 - 14/15) , Krasnye Krylia (2012/13)  80 14.7 1177
7. Sergey Monia  Khimki (2010/11 - 15/16) 136 8.5 1158
8. Tyrese Rice Khimki (2014/15 - 15/16) , Lietuvos Rytas (2011/12)  80 14.4 1148
9. Derrick Brown  Lokomotiv-Kuban (2012/13 - 14/15) 80  13.8 1103
10. Aliaksandr Kudrautsau Tsmoki-Minsk (2010/11 - 15/16)  91  12.1 1100
11. Sonny Weems  CSKA (2012/13 - 14/15) , Zalgiris (2011/12) 99  11.1 1094
12. Alexander Kaun  CSKA (2009/10 - 14/15) 118 9.3 1093
13. Andrey Vorontsevich  CSKA (2009/10 - 15/16) 143 7.5 1079
14. Marko Popovic  Khimki (2013/14 - 14/15) , Zalgiris (2011/12 - 12/13) , UNICS (2009/10 - 10/11) 97  10.9 1054
15. Keith Langford UNICS (2014/15 - 15/16) , Khimki (2009/10 - 11/12) 60  16.9 1016

* as of February 22

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