An outstanding individual performance in a winning effort has seen Thomas Walkup of Olympiacos Piraeus earn MVP honors in Round 32 of the 2022-23 Turkish Airlines EuroLeague Regular Season. Walkup led Olympiacos to an 81-73 home victory against archrival Panathinaikos Athens, amassing a PIR of 32. He finished the game with 11 points on 2-of-3 two-pointers, 1-of-2 three-pointers and 4-of-4 free throws. Walkup added 7 rebounds, a career-high 13 assists, 4 steals and 6 fouls drawn.
Vanja Marinkovic of Cazoo Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz and Mathias Lessort of Partizan Mozzart Bet Belgrade recorded the joint second-highest PIR in Round 32 with 29. Marinkovic led Baskonia to a 92-69 home win against Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul with a career-best 35 points on 6-of-9 two-pointers, 6-of-9 three-pointers and 5-of-5 free throws. He also had 1 rebound, 1 assist and 3 fouls drawn. Lessort helped Partizan down Real Madrid 104-90 in the Serbian capital. He amassed 16 points on 7-of-9 two-pointers, 8 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals, 1 block and 6 fouls drawn. Tarik Black of Olympiacos (27 PIR) and Ante Zizic of Anadolu Efes Istanbul (26) complete the top individual performances in Round 32.
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