Round 4 MVP: Nando De Colo, CSKA Moscow

Oct 27, 2018 by Print

There were many outstanding individual performances in Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season Round 4 but the best on a winning effort belonged to Nando De Colo of CSKA Moscow, who led his team to a 91-106 road win against Herbalife Gran Canaria with a PIR of 27. De Colo finished the game with 22 points on 5-of-6 two-point shots, 2-of-6 three-pointers and 6-of-7 free throws. He added 2 rebounds, 6 assists, 4 steals – tying his career-high – and 4 fouls drawn for a PIR of 27. The best individual performance belonged to Jan Vesely but his team, Fenerbahce Istanbul, lost against Anadolu Efes Istanbul, 89-83. Vesely had 24 points on 10-of-12 two-point shots, 8 rebounds and 7 assists for a PIR of 36, matching his career-high. Jordan Mickey of Khimki Moscow Region had a PIR of 32 in a losing effort against AX Armani Exchange Olimpia Milan. Mickey had 26 points on 12-of-15 two-point shots, 7 rebounds and 4 fouls drawn. Two other players had a higher PIR than De Colo, Toko Shengelia of KIROLBET Baskonia Vitoria Gasteiz (29) and DeAndre Kane of Maccabi FOX Tel Aviv (28) but their teams lost against FC Bayern Munich and Olympiacos Piraeus respectively.

Individual leaders: Walter Tavares, 14 rebounds

Mickey was also this round's top scorer with 26 points. His teammate Alexey Shved leads the scorers’ table at 26 points per game. Shved dished 10 assists, more than anyone in Round 4, and is second in the league standings (7.3 apg) behind Nick Calathes of Panathinaikos OPAP Athens (9 apg). Walter Tavares of Real Madrid pulled down a career-best 14 rebounds in just 18 minutes and is also the best rebounder in the competition (9.5 rpg). Tavares and Derrick Williams of Bayern each had 3 blocks in Round 4. Tavares keeps first place in the blocks list, rejecting 3 shots per game. De Colo had 4 steals against Gran Canaria and ranks second in this season's standings (2.5 spg) behind Stefan Jovic of Bayern (2.75 spg). Tavares, Shved, Arturas Gudaitis of AX Milan, Vincent Poirier of Baskonia and Adrien Moerman of Efes all had double-doubles in Regular Season Round 4.

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