Chuck Eidson sets new semifinals steals record

May 06, 2011 by Print
Chuck Eidson - Maccabi ElectraChuck Eidson set a new standard for steals in a Euroleague semifinals game with 6 in Maccabi Electra’s 82-63 rout of Real Madrid to reach the 2011 Turkish Airlines Euroleague Final Four title game. Eidson, this season’s steals leader, came away with 6 steals in the game, part of an impressive line that also included 19 points and 8 rebounds. The previous record was 5, shared by a former Madrid player, Joe Arlauckas, who did so in 1995 and by Theo Papaloukas, who also had 5 steals in 2007 with CSKA Moscow.