Multiple Zags returned to action this week after missing time with injuries. Sabonis, Hachimura, and Clarke all hit the floor again, and did so with some solid performances. Bulldog alums abroad also had a good week, including a new career high in a regular season finale.
Domantas Sabonis: Domas returned from his ankle injury to post three consecutive double doubles, his 36th, 37th, and 38th of the season. Those games include 18 points, 15 rebounds, and 9 assists in a win over Brandon Clarke and the Grizzlies and 22 points, 10 rebounds, and 7 assists in a win over Kelly Olynyk and the Rockets.
Kelly Olynyk: Olynyk has been playing well ever since joining the Rockets, and now has four double doubles in his last five games. His most recent outing came against Domas and the Pacers, where he scored 25 points to go along with 10 rebounds, 2 assists, and 3 steals. He also had 13 points and 11 rebounds against the Clippers and 18 points against Golden State.
Rui Hachimura: Rui posted his 8th 20 point game of the season in his return from injury against the Warriors. He had 22 points and 5 rebounds in the win over Golden State. Hachimura also had 12 points, 4 assists and 2 steals in the Wizards’ last game against Sacramento.
Brandon Clarke: Clarke has been struggling to get going after dealing with a calf injury. He had 6 points and 7 rebounds in the Grizzlies’ loss to Indiana and 9 points and 9 rebounds in their win over the Bulls. He is once again listed as day-to-day with hip soreness.
Killian Tillie: Tillie did not get into a game this past week. He is averaging 2.3 points and 1.2 rebounds per game this season for Memphis.
Kevin Pangos: Pangos had a career game for Zenit in their EuroLeague season finale, going for 33 points and 11 assists while shooting 7-12 on three pointers. The 33 points and 7 threes are new career highs. The win for Zenit also clinched them the 8th and final seed in the EuroLeague playoffs. The best-of-three quarterfinals series begins next Wednesday.
Kyle Wiltjer: Wiltjer had just one game this week, scoring 21 points with 5 rebounds, 2 assists, and 2 steals. He is third in the league and leads his team with 18.8 points per game. Turk Telekom are currently in a playoff spot with one game left to play in the regular season.
Nigel Williams-Goss: Williams-Goss had 15 points, 3 rebounds, and 3 assists in his lone game this week. He is averaging 17.1 points and 5.6 assists per game for Lokomotiv Kuban, who are 4th in the VTB league at 15-6.
Austin Daye: Daye had two games for Venezia this week, with 15 points and 4 rebounds in the first game and 10 points and 3 rebounds in the second. Daye is averaging 11.8 points per game and shooting 54% from three this season, and his team is fourth in the Italian Serie A at 16-9.
Josh Perkins: Perkins had just 5 points but 10 assists in his one game for Partizan in the Adriatic League this week. The game was his third double-digit assist performance this season and his first since being acquired from Polish team GTK Gliwice. Perkins is averaging 10.8 points and 4.9 assists per game across both leagues this season.
*All stats as of the end of play on April 15*