Hackett had the second-best night of his 11-season Turkish Airlines EuroLeague career by compiling a 38 performance index rating, the best of all players in Round 21. He had been the Round 20 MVP, a first in his long career, as well. Hackett piled up 27 points for CSKA based on making 6 of 8 two-point shots, 3 of 4 triples and 6 of 7 free throws. He also picked up 5 rebounds, second-best on the team, and 4 assists, which tied for CSKA's best, while also drawing 8 fouls.
Corey Walden of FC Bayern Munich followed with a PIR of 34, his career high, but couldn't prevent his team's 78-83 home loss to AS Monaco. Walden's 26 points and 4 steals were also his personal bests. Guerschon Yabusele celebrated his recent contract extension by having his best game in a Real Madrid uniform to lead an 89-74 home win against Bitci Baskonia Vitoria-Gasteiz. Yabusele hit a perfect 7 of 7 two-pointers and pulled 8 rebounds in the victory. Monaco's Mike James posted a PIR of 23, fourth-best in Round 21, in his team's road win at Bayern based on his 26 points and 6 assists. And James Gist of ASVEL registered a 22 PIR thanks to 14 points and 8 rebounds in his team's loss at CSKA.