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Dzanan Musa led Rel Madrid to an away win over Olimpia Milano by producing 25 points, five rebounds and five assists for a career-high 31 PIR. It was the highest efficiency number among players of winning teams and earned the Bosnian wing his first MVP of the Week in the EuroLeague.
Per EuroLeague Basketball:
A career-best performance in a winning effort during Real Madrid’s 77-83 road victory against EA7 Emporio Armani Milan has seen Dzanan Musa earn MVP of the Round honors for the first time. Musa had a performance index rating of 31, the highest in his 20-game EuroLeague career. He had personal-bests of 25 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists, too. Musa hit 4-of-4 two-pointers, 5-of-8 three-pointers and 2-of-3 free throws, as well as drawing 3 fouls.
Next behind Musa were Mathias Lessort of Partizan Mozzart Bet Belgrade and Nicolas Laprovittola of FC Barcelona, as they both had a PIR of 28. Lessort came up big in his team’s 89-91 road victory against Panathinaikos Athens, finishing the game with 15 points on 5-of-7 two-pointers, 11 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals and 2 blocks. Laprovittola had 26 points on 5-for-8 three-point shooting, with 7 assists and 2 steals, in his team’s 81-80 win over Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul. Rounding out the list of the top performers in Round 6 with PIRs of 27 are Sasha Vezenkov of Olympiacos Piraeus and Filip Petrusev of Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade. Vezenkov posted 20 points, 7 assists, 3 rebounds and 2 steals in an 82-83 loss against Valencia Basket, while Petrusev had 16 points plus 12 rebounds and 4 assists in an 85-77 loss at AS Monaco.
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