The VTB United League Top Player is an annual VTB United League award that is given to one player from each country that is represented by the league's clubs. The award has been handed out since the 2012–13 season, and it is awarded by the player's citizenship, regardless of the player's club's location.[1]

In the league's countries with just one club, currently six (Latvia, Estonia, Belarus, Czech Republic, Kazakhstan, and Finland), along with Poland in the past, the league itself gives the award. In Russia, which has 10 clubs, Russian news agency TASS (replacing RIA Novosti, from 2014–15), partners with the league to name the top Russian player. In the past, for clubs from Lithuania (three) and Ukraine (two), the league partnered with, respectively, basketnews.lt and basket-planet.com.[1][2]

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Current awardsEdit

Past awardsEdit

Top Czech PlayerEdit

The best player from the   Czech Republic

Season Player Primary position Team References
2012–13
Petr Benda
C
ČEZ Nymburk [23]
2013–14
Vojtěch Hruban
SF
ČEZ Nymburk [24]
2014–15
Jiří Welsch
SF
ČEZ Nymburk [25]
2015–16
Vojtěch Hruban (2×)
SF
ČEZ Nymburk [26]

Top Finnish PlayerEdit

The best player from   Finland

Season Player Primary position Team References
2014–15
Petteri Koponen
SG
Khimki [27]
2015–16
Petteri Koponen (2×)
SG
Khimki [28]

Top Georgian PlayerEdit

The best player from   Georgia

Season Player Primary position Team References
2015–16
Irakli Chlaidze
SG
VITA Tbilisi [29]

Top Lithuanian PlayerEdit

The best player from   Lithuania

Season Player Primary position Team References
2012–13
Mantas Kalnietis
PG
Lokomotiv Kuban [30]
2013–14
Martynas Gecevičius
SG
Lietuvos rytas [31]

Top Polish PlayerEdit

The best player from   Poland

Season Player Primary position Team References
2012–13
Aaron Cel
PF
Turów Zgorzelec [32]
2013–14
Damian Kulig
C
Turów Zgorzelec [33]

Top Ukrainian PlayerEdit

The best player from   Ukraine

Season Player Primary position Team References
2012–13
Oleksiy Pecherov
C
Azovmash Mariupol [34]
2013–14
Kyrylo Natyazhko
C
Azovmash Mariupol [35]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Tanel Sokk – League's top Estonian player". VTB United League. 23 March 2013. Archived from the original on 24 April 2014. Retrieved 20 June 2015.
  2. ^ "Jiri Welsch named League's top Czech player". VTB United League. 20 April 2015. Archived from the original on 24 June 2015. Retrieved 20 June 2015.
  3. ^ "Vladimir Veremeenko – League's top Belarusian player". VTB United League. 16 May 2013. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  4. ^ "Vladimir Veremeenko named League's top Belarusian player". VTB United League. 20 May 2014. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  5. ^ "Artsiom Parakhouski named league's top Belarusian player". VTB United League. 1 May 2015. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  6. ^ "Artsiom Parakhouski Named League's Top Belarusian Player". VTB United League. 30 April 2016. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  7. ^ "Tanel Sokk – League's top Estonian player". VTB United League. 24 March 2013. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  8. ^ "Rain Veideman named League's Top Estonian Player". VTB United League. 18 April 2014. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  9. ^ "Rain Veideman named League's Top Estonian Player". VTB United League. 27 April 2015. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  10. ^ "Gregor Arbet Named League's Top Estonian Player". VTB United League. 24 April 2016. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  11. ^ "Anton Ponomarev – League's top Kazakh player". VTB United League. 1 May 2013. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  12. ^ "Anatoly Kolesnikov named League's Top Kazakh Player". VTB United League. 2 May 2014. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  13. ^ "Anatoly Kolesnikov named League's top Kazakh player". VTB United League. 20 April 2015. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  14. ^ "Anton Ponomarev Named League's Top Kazakh Player". VTB United League. 24 April 2016. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  15. ^ "Kristaps Janicenoks – League's top Latvian player". VTB United League. 20 May 2013. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  16. ^ "Janis Blums named League's top Latvian player". VTB United League. 2 May 2014. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  17. ^ "Janis Timma named League's top Latvian player". VTB United League. 27 April 2015. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  18. ^ "Janis Timma Named League's Top Latvian Player". VTB United League. 1 May 2016. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  19. ^ "Victor Khryapa – League's top Russian player". VTB United League. 3 June 2013. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  20. ^ "Semen Antonov named League's top Russian player". VTB United League. 13 June 2014. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  21. ^ "Andrey Vorontsevich named league's top Russian player". VTB United League. 5 June 2015. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  22. ^ "Alexey Shved Named League's Top Russian Player". VTB United League. 24 May 2016. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  23. ^ "Petr Benda – League's top Czech player". VTB United League. 18 March 2013. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  24. ^ "Vojtech Hruban named top Czech player". VTB United League. 1 May 2014. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  25. ^ "Jiri Welsch named League's top Czech player". VTB United League. 20 April 2015. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  26. ^ "Vojtech Hruban Named League's Top Czech Player". VTB United League. 5 May 2016. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  27. ^ "Petteri Koponen named VTB United League's Top Finnish Player". VTB United League. 21 May 2015. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  28. ^ "Petteri Koponen Named League's Top Finnish Player". VTB United League. 3 May 2016. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  29. ^ "Irakly Chlaidze Named League's Top Georgian Player". VTB United League. 24 April 2016. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  30. ^ "Mantas Kalnietis – League's top Lithuanian player". VTB United League. 7 June 2013. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  31. ^ "Martynas Gecevicius named League's top Lithuanian player". VTB United League. 3 June 2014. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  32. ^ "Aaron Cel – League's top Polish player". VTB United League. 31 March 2013. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  33. ^ "Damian Kulig named League's Top Polish Player". VTB United League. 17 April 2014. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  34. ^ "Oleksiy Pecherov – League's top Ukrainian player". VTB United League. 23 May 2013. Retrieved 26 May 2017.
  35. ^ "Kyrylo Natyazhko named League's Top Ukrainian Player". VTB United League. 20 April 2014. Retrieved 26 May 2017.

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