madrid's tavares named euroleague best defender

18:00    10 May 2019

2018-19 Best Defender Trophy winner announced.

His blocked shots and intimidation no doubt forced Turkish Airlines EuroLeague head coaches to make adjustments whenever Real Madrid center Walter Tavares was on the court.

Now, those same coaches have chosen Tavares as the 2018-19 Best Defender Trophy winner, making him the first Real player to earn this honour.

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