VTB United League MVP

The VTB United League Most Valuable Player award is an annual award that is given to the most valuable player of the Northeast European regional VTB United League, which is the 1st-tier professional basketball league of Russia. The award has been given since the 2009–10 VTB United League season.

WinnersEdit

 
Former NBA player Andrei Kirilenko was named MVP in the 2011–12 season
 
Nando de Colo won three awards; in 2015, 2016, 2018
Key
Player (X) Name of the player and number of times they had won the award at that point (if more than one)
  Indicates multiple award winners in the same season
  Indicates player also won the FIBA Europe Player of the Year in the same season
§ Denotes the club was VTB United League champions in the same season
VTB United League MVP Award Winners
Season Player Pos. Nationality Team Ref(s)
2009–10 Victor Khryapa PF   Russia CSKA Moscow§ [1]
2010–11 Ramel Curry SG   United States Azovmash [2]
2011–12 Andrei Kirilenko  SF   Russia CSKA Moscow§ [3]
2012–13 E.J. Rowland PG   Bulgaria1 VEF Rīga [4]
2013–14 Drew Goudelock SG   United States UNICS Kazan [5]
2014–15 Nando de Colo SG   France CSKA Moscow§ [6]
2015–16 Nando de Colo (2) SG   France CSKA Moscow§ [7]
2016–17 Alexey Shved SG   Russia Khimki [8]
2017–18 Nando de Colo (3) SG   France CSKA Moscow§ [9]
2018–19 Alexey Shved (2) SG   Russia Khimki [10]
2019–20
Not awarded 2
2020–21 Mantas Kalnietis PG   Lithuania Lokomotiv Kuban [11]

Notes:

^1 E.J. Rowland owns American nationality as well, as he was a naturalized player of Bulgaria.
^2 There was no awarding in the 2019–20, because the season was cancelled due to the coronavirus pandemic in Europe.

Awards won by nationalityEdit

Country Total
  Russia 4
  France 3
  United States 2
  Lithuania 1
  Bulgaria 1

Awards won by clubEdit

Country Total
  CSKA Moscow 5
  Khimki 2
  UNICS 1
  VEF Rīga 1
  Azovmash 1
  Lokomotiv Kuban 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Victor Khryapa — MVP of VTB United League regular season". VTB-League.com. January 18, 2010. Retrieved April 22, 2014.
  2. ^ "Ramel Curry — MVP of VTB United League regular season". VTB-League.com. April 4, 2011. Retrieved April 22, 2014.
  3. ^ "Andrey Kirilenko – is the MVP of VTB United League regular season". Vtb-league.com. 6 April 2012. Retrieved 31 May 2017.
  4. ^ "E.J. Rowland named regular-season MVP". VTB-League.com. April 4, 2013. Retrieved April 22, 2014.
  5. ^ "Andrew Goudelock named regular-season MVP". Vtb-league.com. April 27, 2014. Retrieved April 28, 2014.
  6. ^ "Nando de Colo named regular season MVP". Vtb-league.com. 21 May 2015. Retrieved 31 May 2017.
  7. ^ "Nando De Colo Wins Regular Season MVP". Vtb-league.com. 30 May 2016. Retrieved 31 May 2017.
  8. ^ "Alexey Shved Wins Regular Season MVP". Vtb-league.com. 30 May 2017. Retrieved 31 May 2017.
  9. ^ "League Announces Individual Awards At Gala". vtb-league.com. 9 June 2018. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
  10. ^ "Alexey Shved Wins Regular Season MVP". VTB United League. 27 May 2019. Retrieved 28 May 2019.
  11. ^ "Mantas Kalnietis named regular season MVP". VTB United League. 10 May 2021. Retrieved 11 May 2021.

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