Úrvalsdeild karla Player of the Year

The Úrvalsdeild Karla Player of the Year is an award for the top-tier basketball league in Iceland, the men's Úrvalsdeild. It was first awarded in 1968, to Birgir Örn Birgis, and the first trophy was given by Dave Zinkoff of the Philadelphia 76ers.[1] From 1979, the award has been given to both the domestic and foreign player of the year.

All-time award winnersEdit

The following is a list of the all-time Úrvalsdeild Players of the Year winners.

1968-1978Edit

Season Player Team
1968   Birgir Örn Birgis Ármann
1969   Þorsteinn Hallgrímsson ÍR
1970   Jón Sigurðsson KR
1971   Þorsteinn Hallgrímsson (2x) ÍR
1972   Birgir Jakobsson ÍR
1972-1973 Unknown
1973-1974   Þórir Magnússon Valur
1974-1975   Kristinn Jörundsson ÍR
1975-1976   Jón Sigurðsson (2x) KR
1976-1977   Kristinn Jörundsson (2x) ÍR[2]
1977-1978   Rick Hockenos[3] Valur

1979–presentEdit

Year Domestic Player of the Year Club Foreign Player of the Year Club
1978–1979[4]   Jón Sigurðsson KR   Tim Dwyer Valur
1979–1980[5]   Guðsteinn Ingimarsson Njarðvík   Tim Dwyer (2x) Valur
1980–1981[6]   Gunnar Þorvarðarson Njarðvík   Danny Shouse Njarðvík
1981-1982[7]   Torfi Magnússon Valur   Val Bracey Fram
1982-1983[8]   Pétur Guðmundsson ÍR   Tim Dwyer (3x) Valur
1983-1984   Valur Ingimundarson Njarðvík No foreign players allowed[9]
1984-1985   Valur Ingimundarson (2x) Njarðvík
1985-1986   Pálmar Sigurðsson Haukar
1986-1987   Pálmar Sigurðsson (2x) Haukar
1987-1988   Valur Ingimundarson (3x) Njarðvík
1988-1989   Teitur Örlygsson Njarðvík
1989-1990[10]   Páll Kolbeinsson KR Not selected
1990-1991[11]   Magnús Matthíasson Valur Not selected
1991-1992[12]   Teitur Örlygsson (2x) Njarðvík   Rondey Robinson Njarðvík
1992-1993[13]   Jón Kr. Gíslason Keflavík Not selected
1993-1994[14]   Guðmundur Bragason Grindavík   Rondey Robinson Njarðvík
1994-1995[15]   Herbert Arnarson ÍR   Lenear Burns Keflavík
1995-1996[16]   Teitur Örlygsson (3x) Njarðvík   Jason Williford Haukar
1996-1997[17]   Hermann Hauksson KR   Damon Johnson Keflavík
1997-1998[18]   Helgi Jónas Guðfinnsson Grindavík   David Bevis KFÍ
1998-1999   Falur Harðarson Keflavík   Damon Johnson (2x) Keflavík
1999-2000[19]   Teitur Örlygsson (4x) Njarðvík   Brenton Birmingham Grindavík
2000-2001   Ólafur Jón Ormsson KR   Calvin Davis Keflavík
2001-2002   Jón Arnór Stefánsson KR   Damon Johnson (3x) Keflavík
2002-2003   Helgi Jónas Guðfinnsson (2x) Grindavík   Stevie Johnson Haukar
2003-2004   Páll Axel Vilbergsson Grindavík   Darrel Lewis Grindavík
2004-2005   Sigurður Þorvaldsson Snæfell   Joshua Helm KFÍ
2005-2006   Friðrik Stefánsson Njarðvík   A. J. Moye Keflavík
2006-2007    Brenton Birmingham Njarðvík   Tyson Patterson KR
2007-2008   Hlynur Bæringsson Snæfell   Darrell Flake Skallagrímur
2008-2009   Jón Arnór Stefánsson (2x) KR   Nick Bradford Grindavík
2009-2010   Hlynur Bæringsson (2x) Snæfell   Justin Shouse Stjarnan
2010-2011   Pavel Ermolinskij KR   Marcus Walker KR
2011-2012    Justin Shouse Stjarnan   J'Nathan Bullock Grindavík
2012-2013    Justin Shouse (2x) Stjarnan   Aaron Broussard Grindavík
2013-2014   Martin Hermannsson KR   Michael Craion Keflavík
2014-2015   Pavel Ermolinskij (2x) KR   Michael Craion (2x) KR
2015-2016   Haukur Helgi Pálsson Njarðvík   Michael Craion (3x) KR
2016-2017   Jón Arnór Stefánsson (3x) KR   Amin Stevens Keflavík
2017-2018[20]   Kristófer Acox KR   Antonio Hester Tindastóll
2018-2019[21]   Kristófer Acox KR   Julian Boyd KR
2020-2021[22]   Hörður Axel Vilhjálmsson Keflavík   Deane Williams Keflavík

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Birgir Birgis kosinn bezti körfuknattleiksmaður 1. deildar". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic) (9 April 1968). Retrieved 22 September 2018.
  2. ^ ÍR-ingar rufu 100 stiga múrinn
  3. ^ "Hockenos leikmaður mótsins". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). 4 April 1978. Retrieved 7 February 2018.
  4. ^ "Jón bestur". Morgunblaðið (in Icelandic). 3 April 1979. p. 27. Retrieved 9 June 2019.
  5. ^ Guðsteinn besti Íslendinourinn
  6. ^ Vertíðarlok hjá körfuboltamönnum
  7. ^ Torfi valinn besti leikmaðurinn í körfunni af þjálfurum liðanna
  8. ^ Pétur kosinn maður mótsins
  9. ^ Skammgóður vermir?
  10. ^ Páll og Björg best
  11. ^ Magnús og Linda best
  12. ^ Teitur bestur
  13. ^ "Jón Kr. og Linda útnefnd þau bestu í körfuboltanum". Dagblaðið Vísir (in Icelandic). 14 April 1993. p. 16. Retrieved 7 January 2020.
  14. ^ Guðmundur sá besti
  15. ^ Herbert Amarson nýliði ársins og sá besti
  16. ^ Anna María og Teitur leikmenn ársins
  17. ^ Guðbjörg og Hermann best
  18. ^ Helgi Jónas og Anna María best að mati leikmanna
  19. ^ Erla og Teitur best í körfunni
  20. ^ Henry Birgir Gunnarsson (4 May 2018). "Kristófer og Helena valin leikmenn ársins". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 5 May 2018.
  21. ^ Óskar Ófeigur Jónsson (10 May 2019). "Helena og Kristófer valin best annað tímabilið í röð". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 10 May 2019.
  22. ^ Sindri Sverrisson (29 June 2021). "Sara og Hörður best en Styrmir og Elísabeth efnilegust". Vísir.is (in Icelandic). Retrieved 29 June 2021.

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