Who is better: Alexey Shved or Luka Doncic?


No player can carry on his shoulders his team, especially in a competition like Euroleague, but Luka Doncic and Alexey Shved are two players/leaders that do that constantly and are considered two of the best, if not the best, guards in Euroleague.

On the one hand, Luka Doncic is the hottest name in Euroleague right now, an amazing talent, who is considered to be the no1 NBA draft on 2018. On the other hand, Alexey Shved after helping lead CSKA Moscow to the EuroLeague final in 2012, Shved spent three years in the NBA, before returning to Europe for Khimki this time.

The fans are split on who is the best and as always everything will be judged based on the season’s (till now) numbers. The average time that Alexey Shved spends on the court is 32 minutes in contrast with Luka Doncic, who plays for approximately 26 minutes.

On these 32 minutes Shved has an average of 21.8 points and Doncic on 26 minutes has an average of 18.1 points. These 21.8 points come from:

  • Free throws: 72/85 (84.7%)
  • Two point shoots: 65/139 (46.8%)
  • Three point shoots: 49/147 (33.3%)

While Doncic’s 18.1 points come from:

  • Free throws: 83/97 (85.6%)
  • Two point shoots: 54/86 (62.7%)
  • Three point shoots: 33/95 (34.7%)

Furthermore, Alexey Shved has an average of 2.4 rebounds, 4.4 assists and makes 3 mistakes. Contrary, Luka Doncic has an average of 5.6 rebounds, 4.8 assists and makes 2.3 mistakes.

The numbers have spoken, the winner is Luka Doncic! Let us know what do you think!