Nigel Hayes-Davis has grabbed his first-ever MVP of the Round accolade in the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague after shining in Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul's 101-86 win over ALBA Berlin on Friday evening. Hayes-Davis had a career-high PIR of 37, the most of any player in Round 23. He tied his career high with 24 points, making 6-of-8 two-pointers, 2-of-5 threes and 6-of-8 free throws, while he also set a new career-best total for rebounds with 11. In addition to that, Hayes-Davis had 3 assists, 3 steals and 8 fouls drawn.
The second-best PIR, 34, belongs to Mario Hezonja of Real Madrid. In a 91-95 road win over AS Monaco, Hezonja recorded a career-high 30 points on 6-for-10 three-point shooting, along with 6 rebounds and 6 assists. Bonzie Colson of Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv had a PIR of 32, the third highest in Round 23. During his team's 93-94 win at Valencia Basket, Colson had a 17-point, 12-rebound double-double. He also amassed 3 assists, 1 steal and 6 drawn fouls. Monaco star Mike James had 24 PIR after finishing with 23 points and 7 assists. Rounding out the list of Round 23 top performers are Valencia guard Jared Harper and Olympiacos Piraeus forward Sasha Vezenkov, both of whom had a PIR of 21.