Walter Tavares Real Madrid
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Real Madrid center Walter Tavares was named to the 2021 All-EuroLeague First Team, after concluding a career season with the Whites in the 2020/21 regular season campaign.

The 29-year-old rim protector averaged a career-high 11.4 points, leading the EuroLeague in blocks with 1.8 per contest. He was also second in rebounding with 8.0 per game, while he registered one steal a game.

Real Madrid superstar was named in an All-EuroLeague team for the second time of his career. He was a member of the All-EuroLeague Second Team during the 2018-19 season.

The veteran center has one EuroLeague title under his belt with Real Madrid in 2018 during his first season back in Europe. He spent two years in the NBA and G League before joining the Whites in 2017.

Tavares was also named EuroLeague Best Defender this season, adding his second award in that category. He won it for the first time during the 2018-19 season.