Dzanan Musa’s unbelievable night made him EuroLeague Round 19 MVP

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Cesare Milanti

06/Jan/24 15:09

The Bosnian superstar witnessed the best night of his career in the craziest EuroLeague game ever

By Cesare Milanti /

Real Madrid and Anadolu Efes put up the craziest game in the history of the EuroLeague, won by the 1st team in the standings 130-126 after four overtime (!) and more than three hours since the start of the game. 60 of those 130 points were produced by Dzanan Musa, named EuroLeague Round 19 MVP.

Scoring 40 points and dishing 8 assists, Real Madrid‘s own ended with a career-high game with 45 of PIR after 45:25 minutes on the court. He shot 13/15 from two, 2/5 from three, and 8/11 at the charity stripe, while also drawing 7 fouls and grabbing 2 rebounds.

In the post-game flash interview, he gave the credit to Mario Hezonja for his performances, joking about it. “I have a story to tell. Mario [Hezonja] was taping me today, and he said: “When I tape you, you will score 40″. I swear to god”, he first said before going deeper into his team’s amazing performance.

“This team is crazy! I am proud of my teammates and I thank them for this night. I am very proud of the team and also very proud of me. I need to sleep now, to sleep a lot and rest a bit because we have another game in two days. We have to rest and enjoy this win”, he added.

The 24-year-old Bosnian player, who spent time with Anadolu Efes when returning from the NBA, has been averaging 13.3 points, 2.6 rebounds, and 2.6 assists per game with 62.0% from the field and 42.3% from beyond the arc. This is his second season with Real Madrid.

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PHOTO CREDIT: Turkish Airlines EuroLeague

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