The Cape Verdean was honored for the third time in his career
Walter continues Tavares His brilliance this season has honored him euroleague Awarded as the best defender in the competition 2022-23. This is the third time that he has won this award after the 2018-2019 and 2020-2021 seasons, equaling Haines (Emporio Armani) as the second player to win this award, and now only Diamantidis.
His rebound and block prowess were decisive in the regular season and Euroleague playoffs. This season, the madridistas lead the list of the best block takers in the Euroleague (84). Our player with an average of 2.2 per match surpasses Papagiannis (1.2) and Komadji (1). Besides, our team has pushed to be the best block blocker in the competition with an average of 4 blocks per match.-
Distinguish Tavares Also on the rebound. In this aspect, the Cape Verdeans averaged 6.6 rebounds per game, making them the third best player in the competition. His role in defensive rebounds should also be highlighted, as he averaged 4 per game.
Our player is doing great and was instrumental in crossing real madrid To the Final Four after the salty remontada against Partizan V playoff. The Cape Verdean was named player of the year in April and May in European competition and best defender in LaLiga. It is the second season in which he won the best player award in the two competitions, after the 2020-2021 season.