EuroLeague - Round 29 MVP: Toney Douglas, Darussafaka Tekfen Istanbul

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EuroLeague - Round 29 MVP: Toney Douglas, Darussafaka Tekfen Istanbul

Not only did Darussafaka Tekfen Istanbul please its fans with a win in the team's Turkish Airlines EuroLeague home finale, but one of its players also earned the regular season Round 29 MVP honor. Toney Douglas led Darussafaka to a 92-87 home win against FC Bayern Munich, eliminating the German team from playoffs contention. His PIR of 37 was a personal high and a club record. Douglas finished the game with 26 points on 2-of-6 two-point shots, 5-of-9 three-pointers and 7-of-10 free throws, scoring 23 of those points in the second half. He added 6 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 steals and 12 fouls drawn - a season joint-high in the competition - to amass a PIR of 37. Luca Vildoza of KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz had a PIR of 34 - a new personal best - in his team's home loss against Anadolu Efes Istanbul. Vildoza shined with a career-high 23 points on 6-of-9 two-pointers, 2-of-3 from downtown and 5-of-5 free throws, adding 3 rebounds, 5 assists, 3 steals and 5 fouls drawn. James Nunnally of AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan and Nikola Milutinov of Olympiacos Piraeus each had a PIR of 33 in Round 29. Nunnally had 26 points, a new career-high, 5 rebounds and 8 fouls drawn in his team's home loss against Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul. Milutinov had 18 points, 12 rebounds and 9 fouls drawn, but Olympiacos registered a 68-72 home loss against Zalgiris Kaunas. Walter Tavares of Real Madrid, with a PIR of 29, completes the top individual performances in Round 29.