Fazekas NBL MVP leads Toshiba to finals

Playing in Japan, former University of Nevada All-America center Nick Fazekas scored 29 points to lead the Toshiba Brave Thunders into the finals of the National Basketball League.  The Brave Thunder will play either the Aisin SeaHorses or Wakayama Trians in the finals.

Fazekas was named the 2013-14 MVP of the NBL after averaging 26.4 points and 13.5 points for the Brave Thunder that posted the best regular season record in the the NBL at 46-8.  He scored a season-high 47 points on Jan. 25 against the Wakayama Trians.  The Arvada, Colo. native was also named to the all-NBL team.

Fazekas is the first Toshiba player to earn MVP honors since Tom Kleinschmidt in 2004-05.

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