7DAYS EuroCup Semifinals MVP: Axel Bouteille, Turk Telekom Ankara
Axel Bouteille shined in leading Turk Telekom Ankara to a 74-76 road win at Prometey Slobozhanske on Wednesday and his role in that historic victory also earned him the honor of EuroCup Semifinals MVP. The veteran forward amassed 16 points and 8 rebounds in the do-or-die victory. He made 2 of 3 two-pointers, 4 of 7 threes and dished 2 assists. Bouteille's PIR of 22 was the highest among all winning players in the semifinals and that made him Turk Telekom's second straight MVP after Jerian Grant captured the honors for the quarterfinals.

The highest PIR of the semifinals belonged to Joventut Badalona's Andres Feliz, who recorded a 23 in their loss at Gran Canaria. Feliz scored 21 points and dished 6 assists. Four more players reached PIRs of at least 20 in the quarterfinals. Turk Telekom center Tyrique Jones went for 11 points and 14 rebounds for a PIR of 21. Gran Canaria's Nicolas Brussino, Turk Telekom's Jerian Grant and Prometey's Ondrej Balvin all had PIRs of 20. Brussino tallied 15 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists; Grant scored 19 points and dished 6 assists and Balvin totaled 14 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists.

Individual leaders: Tyrique Jones of Turk Telekom, 14 rebounds

No player scored more points in the 2023 7DAYS EuroCup Semifinals than Joventut Badalona's Andres Feliz, who netted 21 in his team's loss at Gran Canaris. Tyrique Jones of Turk Telekom was this phase's top rebounder with 14 boards in the road win at Prometey. Three players dished 6 assists in Wednesday’s games: Feliz, AJ Slaughter of Gran Canaria, and Jerian Grant of Turk Telekom. Caleb Agada topped the steals charts for the semis with 3. Khalifa Diop of Gran Canaria blocked 3 shots, which were the most of the phase. The lone double-double of the semifinals came from Jones, who posted 11 points and 14 rebounds. 


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