With the best performance of his 7DAYS EuroCup career, Prometey Slobozhanske veteran center Ondrej Balvin not only led his team to a resounding 105-82 win over U-BT Cluj-Napoca, but also earned his first MVP of the Round honor in six seasons in the competition. Balvin scored 10 of his career-high 23 points in a key third quarter that paved the way for Prometey's win. For the night, Balvin was perfect 6-for-6 on two-pointers and 2-for-2 on threes while making 5 of his 6 free throws. Along with 6 rebounds, 3 assists and 2 steals, Balvin accumulated a career-best performance index rating of 34, the highest among players whose teams won in Round 8.
Round 8 MVP: Ondrej Balvin, Prometey Slobozhanske
The highest PIR in Round 8 belonged to Marco Spissu of Umana Reyer Venice in a dramatic 90-87 loss against Joventut Badalona. Spissu had 27 points, 4 assists and 3 rebounds for a PIR of 35. The next-best PIR, 33, belonged to Prometey's DJ Kennedy, who collected 23 points, 7 assists, 5 rebounds and 4 steals. Yago Dos Santos had a PIR of 29 in ratiopharm Ulm's 110-98 win over Mincidelice Bourg en Bresse, finishing with 18 points, 9 assists, 2 rebounds and 5 drawn fouls. Rounding out the list of Round 8's top performers were Jerian Grant of Turk Telekom Ankara and Andres Feliz of Joventut, each with an index rating of 28.