Round 13 MVP: Bojan Dubljevic, Valencia Basket Bojan
Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season - Round 13 MVP: Bojan Dubljevic, Valencia BasketBojan Dubljevic of Valencia Basket shined brightest among all players on winning teams in Round 13 of the 2022-23 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season, earning MVP of the Round honors for his role in his team's 94-91 overtime victory against Panathinaikos Athens. The Valencia team captain ended the night with a PIR of 33 after a night that saw him score 23 points, grab 8 rebounds, dish 2 assists, record 2 steals and draw 3 fouls. Dubljevic is the MVP of the Round for the third time in his career, having last achieved this honor in the 2019-20 season.
Dante Exum of Partizan Mozzart Bet Belgrade had the highest PIR in this round with 35, but it came in a 91-87 loss to LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne. In a career-best performance, Exum had 26 points, 6 assists, 3 steals, 2 rebounds and 8 drawn fouls to his name. In that same game, ASVEL guard Nando De Colo had a PIR of 30, which was good enough for joint-third in the MVP of the Round race. De Colo shined with 32 points after going 5-for-7 from two-point range and 6-for-8 on three-pointers, while he also recorded 3 assists and 2 rebounds. Derrick Williams of Panathinaikos also had a PIR of 30 in this round after collecting 21 points, 9 rebounds, 4 assists, 3 steals and 5 drawn fouls in his team's loss at Valencia. Rounding out the list of Round 13's top performers is Sasha Vezenkov of Olympiacos Piraeus, as he had 21 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists and 2 steals for a PIR of 27 in a 94-67 win over league leading Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul.
Individual highs: Nando De Colo, ASVEL, 32 points
Nando De Colo of ASVEL led all scorers in Round 13 with 32 points. Panathinaikos forward Dwayne Bacon is the new scoring leader this season with 20.5 points per game. James Webb of Valencia had 10 rebounds in Round 13, more than any other player. Mathias Lessort of Partizan leads the league with 8.0 rebounds per contest. Milos Teodosic of Virtus Segafredo Bologna dished 8 assists in a home win against ALBA Berlin in Round 13. Olympiacos veteran Kostas Sloukas is averaging a EuroLeague-high 6.8 assists per game. Leading the way for steals in Round 13 were Luca Vildoza of Crvena Zvezda mts Belgrade and Jalen Adams of Maccabi with 4 apiece. Thomas Walkup of Olympiacos tops the charts for steals with 2.3 per game. No player in this round came close to the 6 blocks made by Walter Tavares of Real Madrid, which is a career-high for the big man. Tavares improved his overall lead for the season in this category, averaging 2.5 blocks per game. The lone double-double this round belong to Webb, who had 18 points and 10 rebounds.