Brose Bamberg recorded its second-straight victory on Thursday night and the hero of the victory was Fabien Causeur, who claimed title to the honor of MVP of Round 12. In doing so, Causeur became the second-straight Bamberg player to snag weekly MVP honors after Nicolo Melli did so in Round 11.
Causeur led Bamberg to a 91-83 victory over Anadolu Efes Istanbul with a career-high 28 points. He made 8 of 9 two-point shots, 3 of 5 from downtown and sank all 3 of his free throws attempts in addition to 3 assists in racking up a performance index rating of 35, which was the highest of any player in Round 12.
Nick Calathes came close to earning the MVP nod for himself by posting 16 points, 8 rebounds, 11 assists and 5 steals for Panathinaikos Superfoods Athens in an 81-70 victory over Fenerbahce Istanbul. Calathes totaled a performance index rating of 34, which was a career high.
Darussafaka Dogus Istanbul guard Brad Wanamaker bounced back from one of the worst games of his career on Thursday in an 81-68 victory over Real Madrid. Wanamaker netted a career-high 27 points by making 4 of 6 three-pointers in posting an index rating of 31. Round 10 MVP Derrick Brown of Efes continued his fantastic form with 18 points, 11 rebounds and 5 assists for a performance index rating of 29, which was the fourth-highest of Round 12. And Vladimir Micov of Galatasaray Odeabank Istanbul scored a career-best 23 points in his team’s 83-80 win over EA7 Emporio Armani Milan. He made 5 of 8 three-pointers, grabbed 6 rebounds and dished 3 assists to amass an index rating of 27.