The Endesa League announced this Sunday, May 15, the name of the MVP of the season: Dzanan Musa. The forward from Río Breogán unanimously won the title as best of the course. There were 100 points out of a possible 100 awarded proportionally (25) by fans, press, players and coaches.
It was not the only award. The first quintet of this campaign was also announced with the same voting system as for the MVP. in it are Marcelinho Huertas (Lenovo Tenerife base, 78 points), Nicholas Laprovittola (Barcelona shooting guard, 50), himself Muse (wing, 100), Chima Monek (power forward for Manresa, 75) and Gio Shermadino (Lenovo Tenerife center, 80).
Complaints from Barcelona
The absence of Nikola Mirotic in this last group has bothered Barcelona. According to Marc Mundet (RAC1), the azulgranas have complained to the ACB despite knowing the voting system. “He is someone who opts for the Euroleague MVP”, they wield from Barcelona.
The Hispanic-Montenegrin was fourth in the votes (30) for the MVP and included in the second quintet as the best third center/power forward with 40 points behind Shermadini’s 80 and Moneke’s 75.
Mirotic has had a good season in the Endesa League. He has averaged 14.8 points (43% from the triple) and 5.2 rebounds for a PIR of 16.7. Nevertheless, his averages have not allowed him to be in the Top-5 neither in annotation nor in catches nor in efficiency. Of course, he has closed the regular phase as the best player in the +/- with +7.9 with him on the court.