Marco Spissu signs out with a weekly MVP award

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Giannis Askounis

08/Feb/24 14:07

Umana Reyer Venice exits the BKT EuroCup with 29-year-old Marco Spissu earning the MVP nod for Round 18 of the Regular Season

By Eurohoops Team/

A brilliant display for Marco Spissu at the bottom end of his second straight BKT EuroCup campaign with Umana Reyer Venice. The Italian club was knocked out of contention for postseason action, but he powered a road win versus Veolia Towers Hamburg on Tuesday.

Spissu, 29, was named MVP of Regular Season Round 18, Euroleague Basketball announced on Thursday.

Scoring 25 points behind 7/11 field goals and dishing out five assists delivered most of the PIR of 29, leading to the MVP nod.

Per the press release: “Marco Spissu finished his BKT EuroCup campaign in style, leading Umana Reyer Venice to an 83-90 win at Veolia Towers Hamburg and earning his first-ever MVP of the Round honor.

Marco Spissu scored a season-high 25 points, making 4-of-5 two-pointers, 3-of-6 threes and 8-of-9 free throws. He also dished 5 assists, drew 5 fouls, had 1 steal and 1 rebound for a PIR of 29, the highest of any player in Round 18.

Behind Spissu, with a PIR of 28, were Vytenis Lipkevicius of 7bet-Lietkabelis Panevzys and Kenan Kamenjas of Buducnost VOLI Podgorica. Lipkevicius had 17 points, 6 assists, 4 steals and 9 drawn fouls in a 92-87 win over U-BT Cluj-Napoca, while Kamenjas collected 12 points, 7 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals in a 90-77 victory against Dreamland Gran Canaria. Rounding out the list of top performers in the regular-season finale were three players who had a 27 PIR: James Palmer of Turk Telekom Ankara, Yoan Makoundou of Buducnost and Dusan Miletic of Slask Wroclaw.”

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