EuroLeague Round 8 MVP: Mike James, CSKA Moscow

Mike James CSKA Moscow
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A career-best outing in a bounce-back victory earned Mike James of CSKA Moscow the MVP honor for EuroLeague Round 8.

James drilled 31 points as CSKA topped rival Fenerbahce Beko Istanbul 88-70 on Friday. His scoring total, which included 6-for-8 three-point and 9-for-9 free throw shooting, matched the second-highest of James’s 120-game EuroLeague career.

He added 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal and 7 fouls drawn for a career-best performance index rating of 38.