Wade Baldwin IV takes Round 20 MVP award

2024-01-11T12:20:19+00:00 2024-01-11T12:20:19+00:00.

Giannis Askounis

11/Jan/24 12:20


Round 20 if the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season belongs to Wade Baldwin IV

By Eurohoops Team/ info@eurohoops.net

Maccabi Playtika Tel Aviv’s Wade Baldwin IV stood out as the MVP of the Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season Round 20.

Baldwin, 27, was officially named MVP of the Round for the fifth time in his career on Thursday.

Producing 22 points with 8/15 field goals combined with eight assists and five rebounds in the win versus Virtus Segafredo Bologna on Wednesday. The attached performance index rating of 29 marked the highest among all players in Round 20.

Per Euroleague Basketball: “Wade Baldwin led Maccabi to a 95-78 home victory over Virtus Segafredo Bologna with 22 points, 5 rebounds and 8 assists. He made 6 of 12 two-pointers, 2 of 3 three-pointers and 4 of 4 free throws, while drawing 4 fouls for a PIR of 29, which was the highest of all players in this round. Baldwin became the third Maccabi player to claim MVP of the Round honors this season, following Josh Nebo and Bonzie Colson.

The next highest PIRs in Round 20 came from Mike James of AS Monaco and Marius Grigonis of Panathinaikos AKTOR Athens, who each amassed PIRs of 28. James led Monaco to a 93-83 home victory over Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz with 26 points on 4 of 7 three-point shooting, 3 rebounds, 7 assists and 6 fouls drawn. Grigonis had 24 points after making 7 of 9 three-pointers along with 4 rebounds, 3 assists, a steal and 3 fouls drawn to lead Panathinaikos to an 83-76 home victory over Anadolu Efes Istanbul.

Markus Howard of Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz, with a PIR of 25, and Brandon Davies of Valencia Basket, who had a PIR of 24, completed the top individual performances in Round 20.”

Top 10 Plays

Kostas Antetokounmpo rejecting Tibor Pleiss in style ranked first in the Top 10 Plays of Round 20.

Photo Credit: EuroleagueBasketball.net

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