Philipp Herkenhoff nominated for "Best Young Talent" award in German BBL

6'10 ft. Forward Philipp Herkenhoff driving to the basket vs. Fraport Skyliners.

6'10 ft. Forward Philipp Herkenhoff has been nominated for the "Best Young Talent" award in the German BBL this 2018/19 season. The award is given out by the easyCredit BBL and their partner BARMER (health insurance).

Playing for Rasta Vechta and being a big part of their cinderella story this season his team is currently sitting in 3rd place of the standings and is on track to the Play-Offs after justing moving up from ProA this past summer.

Herkenhoff, who has also been nominated for the German A1 National Team for the first time this season, is averaging 4.6 points, 2.9 rebounds, 0.9 assists in 14:59 minutes per game. Showing his versatility this season he has played at the Small Forward, Power Forward and Center position for the team of Head-Coach Pedro Calles.

More information on the award and a short interview (in German) can be found here: link to Barmer website