7DAYS EuroCup Semifinals Game 2 MVP: Sam Van Rossom, Valencia Basket
Not only did Valencia Basket seal its ticket to the 7DAYS EuroCup Finals with a brilliant road win against UNICS Kazan, but one of its most experienced players earned the semifinals Game 2 MVP honor. Sam Van Rossom had the highest PIR of all players in winning teams, leading Valencia to a 73-79 win with 15 points on 5-of-5 two-point shots, 1-of-3 three-pointers and 2-of-2 free throws. He added 2 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals and 4 fouls drawn for a PIR of 19. Jerome Mordan had the highest PIR in Game 2 of the semifinals but his team, Morabanc Andorra, suffered an 81-87 home loss against ALBA Berlin. Jordan had 17 points on 5-of-9 two-point shots, 7-of-9 free throws, 7 rebounds, a steal, 2 blocks and 5 fouls drawn for a PIR of 23. His teammate Andrew Albicy had 20 points on 5-of-9 three-point shots, 2 rebounds, 6 assists, a steal and 3 fouls drawn for a PIR of 20. Maurice Mdour of UNICS, with a PIR of 18, and Will Thomas of Valencia, who had a PIR of 17, complete the top individual performances in semifinals Game 2.

Individual highs: Reggie Upshaw of Andorra, 4 steals

Peyton Siva of ALBA led all scorers in this round with 21 points. He was also the semifinals top scorer at 19.5 points per game. Jordan, Thomas and Raymar Morgan of UNICS each pulled down 7 rebounds in Game 2 of the semifinals. Mike Tobey of Valencia was the semifinals' best rebounder at 6 per night. Albicy had 6 assists, more than anyone in this round, and also led the semifinals standings at 9 per game. Upshaw picked up 4 steals to lead this round's standings, and also was first in the semifinals table at 2.5 per game. Jordan, Ndour and Landry Nnoko of ALBA each had 2 blocks on Friday. Ndour averaged 2 blocks per game, more than anyone else in the semifinals.

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