Vasilije Micic of Anadolu Efes Istanbul and Howard Sant-Roos of Panathinaikos OPAP Athens shared Round 31 MVP honors, each with a PIR of 29.
Round 31 co-MVPs: Micic, Efes and Sant-Roos, Panathinaikos
Micic led Efes to a 93-90 comeback victory against Real Madrid. He finished the game with 29 points on 6-of-11 two-point shooting, 3-of-6 shots from downtown and 8-of-8 from the free-throw line. Micic added 3 rebounds, 6 assists, 1 steal and 5 fouls drawn for that PIR of 29.
Sant-Roos helped Panathinaikos register an 80-67 home win over FC Bayern Munich. He had 15 points on 3-of-4 two-point shooting, 1-of 2-from beyond the arc and 6-of-7 on free throws, while registering 9 rebounds, 1 assist, 3 steals, 1 block and 5 fouls drawn for a PIR of 29. It is Micic's ninth MVP of the Round, which is tied for fourth on the all-time list, which is led by Nando De Colo (16). Sant-Roos earned MVP of the Round honors for the first time in his career.
Gabriel Deck of Real recorded the highest PIR in Round 31, but did so in a losing effort. Deck played all 40 minutes against Efes and finished with 23 points on 9-of-13 two-point shooting, 1-of-2 three-pointers and 2-of-2 free throws, 10 rebounds, 4 assists, a steal and 2 fouls drawn for a PIR of 31. Moustapha Fall of Olympiacos Piraeus also amassed a PIR of 29, but his team lost 92-72 at AS Monaco. Fall had 18 points on 8-of-9 two-point shooting, 6 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal, 1 block and 5 fouls drawn. Mike James of Monaco, with a PIR of 27, completes the top individual performances in Round 31.