Basketball Bundesliga Best German Young Player

The Basketball Bundesliga Best German Young Player (German: Bester Deutscher Nachwuchsspieler) is an annual Basketball Bundesliga award that goes to the league's most valuable player who is under age 22, and has German nationality. The award was handed out for the first time in the 2001–02 season, as the Rookie of the Year award.

WinnersEdit

 
Dennis Schröder was the Basketball Bundesliga Best Young German Player in 2013.
 
Paul Zipser was the Basketball Bundesliga Best Young German Player in 2016.
Player (X) Denotes the number of times the player has won the award

Note: Flags indicate national team eligibility at FIBA sanctioned events. Players may hold other non-FIBA nationality not displayed.

Season Player Pos. Nat. Team Ref
Rookie of the Year (2001–02 to 2009–10)
2001–02
Marcus Goree
C
 
Skyliners Frankfurt
2002–03
Szymon Szewczyk
PF
 
Braunschweig
2003–04
Aleksandar Ćapin
PG
 
Telekom Baskets Bonn
2004–05
Koko Archibong
SF
 
Brose Baskets
2005–06
Anton Gavel
SG
 
Gießen 46ers
2006–07
Nicolai Simon
SG
 
ALBA Berlin
2007–08
Philipp Schwethelm
SF
 
Köln 99ers
2008–09
Per Günther
PG
 
ratiopharm Ulm
2009–10
Tibor Pleiß
C
 
Brose Baskets
Best German Player Under–24 (2010–11 to 2012–13)
2010–11
Tibor Pleiß (2)
C
 
Brose Baskets
2011–12
Maik Zirbes
C
 
TBB Trier [1]
2012–13
Dennis Schröder
PG
 
New Yorker Phantoms Braunschweig [2]
Best German Player Under–23 (2013–14 to 2014–15)
2013–14
Daniel Theis
C
 
ratiopharm ulm [3]
2014–15 Johannes Voigtmann C
 
Fraport Skyliners [4]
Best German Player Under–22 (2015–16 to present)
2015–16 Paul Zipser SF
 
Bayern Munich [5]
2016–17 İsmet Akpınar PG
 
ALBA Berlin [6]
2017–18 Andreas Obst G
 
Rockets
2018–19 Franz Wagner F
 
Alba Berlin [7]
2019–20 No award was given, due to the shortened season because of the COVID-19 pandemic.[8]
2020–21 Justus Hollatz PG
 
Hamburg Towers [9]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Zirbes als bester Nachwuchsspieler ausgezeichnet". Rp-online.de. Retrieved 27 May 2014.
  2. ^ "Dennis Schröder ist der "Beste deutsche Nachwuchsspieler" und zugleich der "MIP"". Schoenen-dunk.de (in German). 12 April 2013. Retrieved 27 May 2014.
  3. ^ "Daniel Theis ist 'Bester deutscher Nachwuchsspieler'". Courtreview.de. 23 April 2014. Archived from the original on 2 July 2014. Retrieved 27 May 2014.
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  7. ^ "17-Jähriger gewinnt den Titel: Franz Wagner ist „Bester deutscher Nachwuchsspieler U22"". easycredit-bbl.de. 8 May 2019.
  8. ^ "Kapitäne wählen den Most Valuable Player des easyCredit BBL Final-Turniers 2020 / Keine anderen Awards" (in German). easycredit-bbl.de. 26 June 2020. Retrieved 26 June 2020.
  9. ^ "Awards 2021: Ludwigsburger Smith, Patrick und Polas-Bartolo räumen ab / Justus Hollatz und Trae Bell-Haynes geehrt". easycredit-bbl.de. 19 May 2021.

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