CSKA's Messina wins second Gomelskiy Trophy

CSKA's Messina wins second Gomelskiy Trophy

Jul 04, 2008
Euroleague Basketball is proud to announce that CSKA Moscow head coach Ettore Messina is the Aleksander Gomelskiy Coach of the Year Trophy winner for the 2007-08 season. In...
Euroleague Basketball's Club Executive of the Year:                                           Ferdinando Minucci, Montepaschi Siena

Euroleague Basketball's Club Executive of the Year: Ferdinando Minucci, Montepaschi Siena

Jul 01, 2008
The man who is responsible for building Montepaschi Siena into an Italian League juggernaut and a Euroleague contender, Montepaschi Siena President Ferdinando Minucci, is...
Euroleague Final MVP: Trajan Langdon, CSKA Moscow

Euroleague Final MVP: Trajan Langdon, CSKA Moscow

May 05, 2008
One of the steadiest players of the decade, Trajan Langdon of CSKA Moscow, was selected Final Four MVP in a vote of media after leading the winners with 21 points and 7...
Best Defender: Dimitris Diamantidis, Panathinaikos

Best Defender: Dimitris Diamantidis, Panathinaikos

Apr 24, 2008
A player whose abilities without the ball in his hands is quickly becoming the stuff of legend, Dimitris Diamantidis of Panathinaikos, has been voted the Euroleague Basketball...
Rising Star Trophy winner: Danilo Gallinari, AJ Milano

Rising Star Trophy winner: Danilo Gallinari, AJ Milano

Apr 23, 2008
A silky-smooth forward with a great shot and a solid all-around game, Danilo Gallinari of Armani Jeans Milano made instant impact on courts around the continent this season...
Alphonso Ford Top Scorer: Marc Salyers, Roanne

Alphonso Ford Top Scorer: Marc Salyers, Roanne

Apr 21, 2008
The Alphonso Ford Top Scorer Trophy, awarded annually to the Euroleague player with the most points averaged over a minimum number of games, has been won by Marc Salyers of...
MVP for April: Ramunas Siskauskas, CSKA Moscow

MVP for April: Ramunas Siskauskas, CSKA Moscow

Apr 14, 2008
CSKA Moscow small forward Ramunas Siskauskas has been chosen April MVP by Euroleague Basketball. Siskauskas's clutch shooting helped CSKA become the second team in four years...
Playoffs, Game 3 MVP: Tiago Splitter, Tau Ceramica

Playoffs, Game 3 MVP: Tiago Splitter, Tau Ceramica

Apr 11, 2008
Tiago Splitter of Tau Ceramica has an added reason to celebrate his team's fourth consecutive trip to the Final Four. Splitter also earned the Quarterfinal Playoffs, Game 3...
Playoffs, Games 1-2, co-MVPs: Basile, Smodis

Playoffs, Games 1-2, co-MVPs: Basile, Smodis

Apr 04, 2008
Two players who led their team to series-tying Game 2 wins can also celebrate some individual honors. Gianluca Basile of AXA FC Barcelona and Matjaz Smodis of CSKA Moscow are...
Euroleague Basketball MVP for March: Milt Palacio, Partizan Igokea

Euroleague Basketball MVP for March: Milt Palacio, Partizan Igokea

Mar 24, 2008
Only twice before this season had teams ever started the Top 16 with two defeats and still made the Euroleague Playoffs. This month, Partizan Igokea became the third such...
Top 16, Week 6 co-MVPs: Will Solomon, Fenerbahce and Jeremiah Massey, Aris

Top 16, Week 6 co-MVPs: Will Solomon, Fenerbahce and Jeremiah Massey, Aris

Mar 21, 2008
It comes as no surprise that two of the Top 16 index ranking leaders share the Week 6 MVP honor at the end of what has been a thrilling phase. Willie Solomon of Fenerbahce...
Top 16 Week 5 co-MVPs: Scoonie Penn and Axel Hervelle

Top 16 Week 5 co-MVPs: Scoonie Penn and Axel Hervelle

Mar 14, 2008
In one of the most balanced weeks ever seen in the Top 16, it comes as no surprise that two players tied for the best individual performances. Scoonie Penn of Efes Pilsen and...
Top 16 Week 4 MVP: Lynn Greer, Olympiacos

Top 16 Week 4 MVP: Lynn Greer, Olympiacos

Mar 07, 2008
One of the biggest comeback road wins in the Top 16 so far featured the best individual performance of the week, as well. Lynn Greer of Olympiacos became the Week 4 MVP with a...
February MVP: Bootsy Thornton, Montepaschi Siena

February MVP: Bootsy Thornton, Montepaschi Siena

Mar 03, 2008
Some of the most crucial games of any Euroleague season come in the first half of the Top 16, when a good start to the new round can point the way toward bigger success later....
Week 3 co-MVPs: Dimitris Diamantidis,  Terence Morris

Week 3 co-MVPs: Dimitris Diamantidis, Terence Morris

Feb 29, 2008
One of the most exciting weeks in Top 16 history came to an end with two players tying for the best individual performance in this round. Dimitris Diamantidis of Panathinaikos...
Top 16 Week 2 MVP: Esteban Batista, Maccabi Elite Tel Aviv

Top 16 Week 2 MVP: Esteban Batista, Maccabi Elite Tel Aviv

Feb 22, 2008
A monster double-double in a losing effort allowed Esteban Batista of Maccabi Elite Tel Aviv to become the MVP for Top 16 Week 2 with a performance index rating of 27.
Top 16, Week 1 MVP: Lynn Greer, Olympiacos

Top 16, Week 1 MVP: Lynn Greer, Olympiacos

Feb 15, 2008
Another solid all-around game gave one of the highest-rated performers all season the Week 1 MVP award in the Top 16 - even if he would have preferred a victory for his team....
Euroleague Basketball MVP for January: Terence Morris, Maccabi Elite

Euroleague Basketball MVP for January: Terence Morris, Maccabi Elite

Feb 05, 2008
A month in which rebounders were protagonists from the start has ended with one who helped turn around his team's fortunes, Terence Morris of Maccabi Elite Tel Aviv, being...
Week 14 MVP: Jordi Trias, AXA FC Barcelona

Week 14 MVP: Jordi Trias, AXA FC Barcelona

Feb 01, 2008
A monster rebounding night was required to be among the highest-ranked performers in Week 14, and the player with the most became the last weekly MVP of regular season. Jordi...
Week 13 MVP: Novica Velickovic, Partizan Igokea

Week 13 MVP: Novica Velickovic, Partizan Igokea

Jan 25, 2008
One of the most surprising results in the Euroleague all decade also brought with it the top individual performance of Week 13. Novica Velickovic of Partizan Igokea became the...
Week 12 tri-MVPs: Romain Sato, Marko Milic, Willie Solomon

Week 12 tri-MVPs: Romain Sato, Marko Milic, Willie Solomon

Jan 18, 2008
The closest race to become the weekly MVP this season saw as many as three players tying for the best individual performance index rating. Marko Milic of Union Olimpija,...
Week 11 MVP: Loren Woods, Efes Pilsen

Week 11 MVP: Loren Woods, Efes Pilsen

Jan 11, 2008
A rare double-double with more rebounds than points led to the top individual performance in Euroleague Basketball this week as Loren Woods of Efes Pilsen became the Week 11...
Week 10 MVP: Scoonie Penn, Efes Pilsen

Week 10 MVP: Scoonie Penn, Efes Pilsen

Jan 04, 2008
Veteran point guard Scoonie Penn posted the best individual performance in his rich Euroleague career on Thursday to earn Week 10 MVP honors. Penn scored a career-high 30...
Euroleague Basketball MVP for December: Marcus Brown, Zalgiris Kaunas

Euroleague Basketball MVP for December: Marcus Brown, Zalgiris Kaunas

Dec 24, 2007
Thanks to scoring shows that lifted his team to new heights, one of the Euroleague's signature players this decade, Marcus Brown of Zalgiris Kaunas, has been named the...
Week 9 MVP: Tiago Splitter, Tau Ceramica

Week 9 MVP: Tiago Splitter, Tau Ceramica

Dec 21, 2007
One of the best young centers in the world registered the top individual performance in Week 9 to help his team take home an important road win. Tiago Splitter of Tau Ceramica...
Week 8 MVP: Marc Salyers, Chorale Roanne

Week 8 MVP: Marc Salyers, Chorale Roanne

Dec 14, 2007
A first-time Euroleague player who is currently the top scorer of the competition also became its Week 8 MVP. Marc Salyers of Chorale Roanne recorded the best individual...
Week 7 MVP: Daniel Santiago, Unicaja

Week 7 MVP: Daniel Santiago, Unicaja

Dec 07, 2007
In a week when some of the top individual performances came in losing efforts, Unicaja center Daniel Santiago, perennially one of the Euroleague's most dominant big men,...
MVP of the Month: Arvydas Macijauskas, Olympiacos

MVP of the Month: Arvydas Macijauskas, Olympiacos

Dec 03, 2007
Comebacks are rarely so sweet. Following his two long years of involuntary absence from the basketball court, Arvydas Macijauskas of Olympiacos is Euroleague Basketball's...
Week 6 MVP: Dewarick Spencer, Virtus Bologna

Week 6 MVP: Dewarick Spencer, Virtus Bologna

Nov 30, 2007
With the second second-highest individual scoring show all season, Dewarick Spencer of Virtus VidiVici Bologna helped end his team's four-game losing streak and earned the...
Week 5  MVP: Arvydas Macijauskas of Olympiacos

Week 5 MVP: Arvydas Macijauskas of Olympiacos

Nov 23, 2007
Following the most difficult two seasons of his career, one of the best shooters in the world continues to show that he is back and great as ever. Arvydas Macijauskas of...
Week 4 MVP: Tomas Van den Spiegel, Prokom Trefl

Week 4 MVP: Tomas Van den Spiegel, Prokom Trefl

Nov 16, 2007
A career-best game from one of the Euroleague's best defensive centers gave Prokom Trefl Sopot its first win of the season and made that player, Tomas Van den Spiegel, the...
Week 3 MVP: Jeremiah Massey, Aris TT Bank

Week 3 MVP: Jeremiah Massey, Aris TT Bank

Nov 09, 2007
Although he's just starting his second Euroleague season, the regular season's Week 3 MVP has proven already to be a major impact player. Jeremiah Massey of Aris TT Bank...
Week 2 co-MVPs: Jomantas of Lietuvos Rytas, Lorbek of Lottomatica Roma

Week 2 co-MVPs: Jomantas of Lietuvos Rytas, Lorbek of Lottomatica Roma

Nov 02, 2007
After a dozen games in which the difference between winning and losing was often slight, two players who enjoyed opposite luck - Arturas Jomantas of Lietuvos Rytas and Erazem...
Week 1 MVP: Nikola Pekovic, Partizan Igokea

Week 1 MVP: Nikola Pekovic, Partizan Igokea

Oct 26, 2007
One of the Euroleague's signature clubs took its first opening-week victory in five years thanks to one of the best single-game performances ever by a substitute. Nikola...
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