EUROLEAGUE ALL-DECADE SELECTION: Theodoros Papaloukas
by: Euroleague.net
January 11, 2010
No other sixth man in world basketball history has earned awards and recognition on the same level as Theo Papaloukas. As such, he has becom a revolutionary figure in basketball, a bench player who influenced his teams' success to such an extent that he is considered among the game's international superstars. Papaloukas not only showed a unique skill for injecting his expertise as a passer and scorer at the right moments, but in so doing opened the door to new ways of achieving success for all players to follow him. A tall playmaker with incredible leadership and court vision, Papaloukas led his teams to seven consecutive Final Fours. With CSKA, he won Euroleague titles in 2006 - when he earned the Final Four MVP honours - and in 2008. The season in between, he was MVP while reaching the title game again with CSKA. Last season, Papaloukas led Olympiacos to its first Final Four in 10 years. Along the way, Papaloukas has been selected to the All-Euroleague twice and ends the decade as the competition's first-ranked player in both assists and steals.

· Euroleague champion 2006, 2008, CSKA Moscow
· Euroleague MVP 2007
· All-Euroleague, first team, 2006-07
· All-Euroleague, second team, 2008-09
· Final Four MVP 2006
· Decade ranking, 1: assists, career
· Decade ranking, 1: steals, career
· Decade ranking, 8: index rating, career
· Euroleague finalist 2007
Theo Papaloukas



EUROLEAGUE STATISTICS
Season Team G Pts Avg 2FG
M-A
% 3FG
M-A
% FT
M-A
% Reb St As Bl
2001-02 Olympiacos 19 160 8.4 43 / 84 51.2 9 / 27 33.3 47 / 70 67.1 56 38 76 3
2002-03 CSKA Moscow 21 99 4.7 22 / 39 56.4 7 / 25 28 34 / 54 63 42 24 71 1
2003-04 CSKA Moscow 21 132 6.3 37 / 63 58.7 5 / 29 17.2 43 / 55 78.2 35 32 56 2
2004-05 CSKA Moscow 23 175 7.6 59 / 91 64.8 7 / 17 41.2 36 / 53 67.9 53 30 88 3
2005-06 CSKA Moscow 24 222 9.3 68 / 104 65.4 11 / 40 27.5 53 / 72 73.6 75 44 97 6
2006-07 CSKA Moscow 25 245 9.8 75 / 113 66.4 14 / 41 34.1 53 / 74 71.6 80 43 135 4
2007-08 CSKA Moscow 23 178 7.7 57 / 97 58.8 8 / 33 24.2 40 / 58 69 63 27 105 1
2008-09 Olympiacos 22 177 8 57 / 78 73.1 14 / 38 36.8 21 / 33 63.6 60 25 114 1
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