Although the Washington Wizards lost tonight (between Monday and Tuesday) to the Cleveland Cavaliers, and Danny Avdia did not record one of his best games, the Israeli nevertheless achieved another milestone in the NBA when he reached 1,000 rebounds in the best league in the world.
At the same time, Avdia tied with Chris Weber for 28th place on Washington's all-time 3-pointers list (180 3-pointers each).
Wizards forward Deni Avdija has reached 1000 rebounds for his career.
Avdija becomes the second Israeli-born player in @NBA history to reach 1000 career rebounds, joining Omri Casspi (2355). #DCAboveAll
— Wizards PR Stats (@WizPRStats) February 7, 2023
The Washington forward greatly improved this aspect of his game this season, and also recorded no less than 7 games in which he achieved a double-double (double-digit number of points and rebounds).
He averaged 6.2 rebounds per game this season, and in January averaged 8.2 rebounds.
Avdia becomes the second Israeli player in the league to reach this milestone, with Omri Caspi of course at the top of the list with 2,355 rebounds.
In the US capital, the team was criticized for the loss to Cleveland and the unconvincing ability in the last three games, in which the team lost: "Washington is stuck in first gear and is having a hard time without Bradley Beal," it says, "the Wizards looked very bad both offensively and defensively, they had no chance From the moment the game started."
The Israeli player was also criticized, when in Serbia the local "Mundo" wrote about him: "After a number of very impressive games following the Roy Hachimura trade, Danny Avdia slowed down. Washington played very badly."
Fighting for another rebound on the way to the achievement, photo: USA TODAY Sport
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