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Tavares, 100 games for Real Madrid in the EuroLeague

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NEWS | 18/11/2020

Center reaches milestone in Real Madrid victory against Maccabi.
Walter Tavares played his 100th game for the Real Madrid in the EuroLeague. The center from Cape Verde, who played a key role in his side's victory against Maccabi with 10 points, 8 rebounds and 18 PIR, has reached the milestone in his fourth season for Pablo Laso's team.
Tavares made it 100 appearances for Real Madrid in the European competition. Since he joined the madridistas in the 2017-18 season, the center has progressively become one of the most dominant inside players on the old continent. In the present season, Tavares has been playing his best basketball at Real Madrid, with scoring averages of 10 points, almost 6 rebounds and 1 block for 14.1 PIR per game.
In this period, Tavares has won one EuroLeague (2018), he was named Best Defender of the competition (2019) and member of the Second Best Quintet (2018-19). In the 2018-19 season, he was also the best blocker (1.7) and is currently the eighth player in the history of the EuroLeague with the highest number of blocks (171).