Nikola Mirotic Valencia Barcelona
Photo: EuroLeague Basketball

Nikola Mirotic ruled in Barcelona’s thrilling come-from-behind 76-77 road win at Valencia Basket on Wednesday night, and in the process earned MVP of the Round honors.

Mirotic made a game-winning basket with 3.4 seconds left, capping a 15-point fourth-quarter rally. Mirotic finished with 26 points, matching the third-highest total of his career. He made 5 of 6 two-pointers, 3 of 6 triples and 7 of 8 free throws.

He also had 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 1 steal and 8 fouls drawn for a performance index rating of 32, the highest of all players in Round 23.