Floriana’s Elston is player of the month
The You Shop We Ship basketball player of the month for October is Derek Elston.
For the Floriana Royce player, this was his first success in the monthly award contests for top players in the national competitions, having made his debut this autumn and leaving a very good impression after his first outings.
In October, Floriana hit quite a good patch, particularly in the St James Hospital Shield.
Elston, of America, contributed to the Greens’ results by scoring 72 points, including six three-pointers. He was the second best scorer for October in the men’s division.
Elston also featured with an average of 14.50 rebounds, 2.50 steals and 2.00 assists per game.
He was presented with his award by Martin Ferry on behalf of the sponsors.
Floriana Royce are the current national league champions.
They start their title defence this afternoon with a match against Starlites at the Ta’ Qali Pavilion.