EuroCup 09/11/2017, 14.54 Official
As the 7DAYS EuroCup regular season reached its mid-point this week, a record-tying performance by Adas Juskevicius of Lietkabelis Panevezys earned him the MVP honor for Round 5. Juskevicius exploded for a career-high 31 points to lead his team past visiting Buducnost VOLI Podgorica, 86-79. The EuroCup's highest point total of the season was based on his 9 three-point shots made, including 7 consecutively in the first quarter! Those 9 triples tied the EuroCup single-game record. Juskevicius also had 4 rebounds and 5 assists for a performance index rating of 38, another personal high that tops all EuroCup players this season. His total points, three-pointers and PIR also also marked club records for Lietkabelis in the competition. Second in line this week was UNICS Kazan's Quino Colom, whose PIR of 36 included a career-high 26 points and 10 assists. Colom paced UNICS to a 101-93 win over Fiat Turin. Next came Remy Lesca of Levallois Metropolitans, whose PIR of 32 featured 21 points, 6 assists and 3 steals, all career highs, in his team's first victory, against visiting Cedevita Zagreb. Stephane Lasme of UNICS followed with 24 points, 11 rebounds and 10 fouls drawn for a PIR of 31 against Fiat. And Dmitry Kulagin of Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar posted a PIR of 29 based on 17 points and 6 assists as his team beat Partizan NIS Belgrade away.