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FIBA Europe Young Men's Player of the Year Award

The FIBA Europe Young Men's Player of the Year Award was an annual award given by FIBA Europe, the European division of FIBA, the international governing body of the sport of basketball, to the best basketball player with European citizenship, aged 22 and under of the year. The inaugural award was given out in the year 2005 to Nikos Zisis of Greece. The vote was decided upon by a panel of basketball experts and also by fan voting.

FIBA Europe Young Men's Player of the Year
Sport Basketball
History
First award 2005
Editions 10
First winner Greece Nikos Zisis
Most wins Spain Ricky Rubio (3)
Most recent Croatia Dario Šarić (2014)
Ricky Rubio won the FIBA Europe Young Player of the Year award 3 times (2007, 2008, 2009).

The candidates included all European basketball players aged 22 and under in the world, regardless of whether they played in Europe or anywhere else in the world. Also, the candidates included all players, from both professional sports leagues such as the NBA or the EuroLeague, etc. (including from both senior and junior level sports clubs) and amateur status, such as NCAA college basketball, etc. However, the FIBA Europe Young Men's Player of the Year Award was the junior European Player of the Year award (only for players aged 22 and under) that was given by FIBA, and is not to be confused with the senior men's award, which was the FIBA Europe Men's Player of the Year Award.

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Award winnersEdit

 
Jonas Valančiūnas won the FIBA Europe Young Player of the Year award 2 times (2011, 2012).
 
Dario Šarić won the FIBA Europe Young Player of the Year award 2 times (2013, 2014).

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Year Winner Club(s)
2005
  Nikos Zisis   Benetton Treviso
2006
  Rudy Fernández   Joventut Badalona
2007
  Ricky Rubio   Joventut Badalona
2008
  Ricky Rubio (2x)   Joventut Badalona
2009
  Ricky Rubio (3x)   FC Barcelona
2010
  Jan Veselý   Partizan
2011
  Jonas Valančiūnas   Lietuvos Rytas
2012
  Jonas Valančiūnas (2x)   Toronto Raptors
2013
  Dario Šarić   Cibona
2014
  Dario Šarić (2x)   Anadolu Efes

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