Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season - Round 25 MVP: Keenan Evans, Zalgiris Kaunas
A stellar individual performance in a winning effort allowed Keenan Evans of Zalgiris Kaunas to earn Round 25 MVP honors in the 2023-24 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague season with a PIR of 35.

Evans led Zalgiris to an 80-68 home victory over Panathinaikos Athens in a near-perfect performance. He finished the game with 24 points on 5-of-6 two-pointers, 4-of-5 three-pointers and 2-of-2 free throws. Evans added 3 rebounds, 5 assists, a career-high 5 steals and 2 fouls drawn to amass a PIR of 35. Evans earned MVP honors for the second time in his 75-game EuroLeague career and is the first Zalgiris player to become MVP of the Round this season.

Guerschon Yabusele of Real Madrid got a PIR of 33 in his team's 86-79 win against LDLC ASVEL Villeurbanne. He had a career-high 26 points on 6-of-8 two-pointers, 1-of-1 three-pointers and 11-of-11 free throws, as well as having 3 rebounds, 2 steals and 6 fouls drawn. Wade Baldwin of Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv amassed a PIR of 30 despite his team's 92-82 against Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz. Baldwin had 25 points on 4-of-7 three-pointers, 4 rebounds, 6 assists, a steal and 4 fouls drawn. Mike James of AS Monaco had the fourth-best mark with a 29 PIR, as he amassed 23 points, 4 rebounds, 6 assists and 2 steals in a 76-69 triumph against Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul. The 28 PIR posted by ASVEL guard Paris Lee, which came on 23 points, 3 rebounds, 7 assists and 1 steal, completes the list of top individual performances in Round 25.

Individual highs: Chima Moneke, Baskonia, 15 rebounds

Guerschon Yabusele of Real, Kendrick Nunn of Panathinaikos AKTOR Athens and Markus Howard of Baskonia led this round in scoring with 26 points apiece. Mike James of Monaco is the competition's top scorer at 19.3 points per game. In Round 25, he took sole control of second spot in the EuroLeague's all-time scoring list with 4,406 points, only trailing Vassilis Spanoulis (4,455).

Chima Moneke of Baskonia pulled down a career-high 15 rebounds in his team's 92-82 over Maccabi. Moneke is also first overall with 7.4 boards per night.

Sergio Rodriguez of Real had 9 assists, more than anyone else in Round 25. Codi Miller-McIntyre of Baskonia leads the EuroLeague in assists with 6.7 per game.

Keenan Evans had a career-high 5 steals in Zalgiris’s 80-68 home victory over Panathinaikos. Paris Lee of ASVEL ranks first in steals with 1.8 per contest.

Vincent Poirier of Real had 4 blocks against ASVEL. He is second overall (1.63 bpg.), only trailing teammate Walter Tavares (1.65 bpg.).

Moneke (15 points, 15 rebounds) and Joel Bolomboy of Crvena Zvezda Meridianbet Belgrade (12 points, 10 rebounds) were the only players to register a double-double in Round 25.



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