Domas vs. Rui and Clarke vs. Olynyk highlight last week’s games
The last week was highlighted by multiple two head-to-head matchups of former Zags in the NBA, with the Pacers taking on the Wizards and the Grizzlies facing the Rockets. The regular seasons of many European leagues are also winding down, and some GU alums find their teams in playoff contention.
Domantas Sabonis: Domas had his second highest point total of the season against Rui and the Wizards, scoring 35 points while also grabbing 11 rebounds and dishing 6 assists. He also had 22 points, 15 rebounds, and 5 assists against Dallas. The two games mark his 33rd and 34th double-doubles of the season.
Rui Hachimura: Rui had back-to-back high scoring performances, including 26 points, 8 rebounds, and 3 assists in Washington’s win over the Pacers. He also tied a career high with 30 points in the Wizards’ last game against Charlotte. His hot streak has lifted his season average to 14.3 points per game.
Kelly Olynyk: Olynyk has made a good impression on his new team, averaging 18.3 points over his first three games in Houston. That line includes 25 points, 9 rebounds, 2 assists, and 2 blocks against the Grizzlies, as well as 16 points in a win over Minnesota and 14 points against Brooklyn.
Brandon Clarke: Clarke had 7 points, 5 rebounds, 3 assists, 2 steals and a block in the Grizzlies’ win over the Rockets last week. He also played well in a two game series against Utah, scoring a total of 25 points, with 11 rebounds and 7 assists across the two games.
Killian Tillie: Tillie played twice last week, scoring 7 points over two games. He did not play in the game against Houston.
Kyle Wiltjer: Wiltjer had two solid performances for Turk Telekom this week, scoring 19 and 24 points, respectively, and grabbing 6 rebounds in both games. Turk Telekom is currently sixth in the Turkish League at 15-11, with three games left to play.
Kevin Pangos: Pangos combined for 25 points and 14 assists across two games this week. His Zenit squad has just a handful of games left in their regular seasons; they are in 1st place in the Russian VTB League and 6th in the EuroLeague, with a combined record of 35-17.
Filip Petrusev: Petrusev had 21 points, 9 rebounds, and 2 assists in Mega SoccerBet’s only game last week, and continues to lead the Adriatic League with 23.3 points per game. His team is 6th in the league at 13-9, with just three games left in the regular season.
Nigel Williams-Goss: Williams-Goss totaled 24 points and 14 assists in two games this week. His Lokomotiv squad lost in the EuroCup Invitational quarterfinals, despite his season high 8 assists. The team remains in 4th place in the VTB league with a 13-6 record.
*All stats as of the end of play on March 31*