Player Of The Year A Winner For Fans As Well

01 February 2008

The public voting is complete; the expert panel has also had their say, and the winners of the FIBA Europe Player of the Year 2007 awards in the four age categories are ready to be announced.

This year fans will have an additional reason to celebrate. Almost 8,000 of them have earned a chance to win game-worn jerseys from EuroBasket 2007, signed by the entire team.

Player of the Year

The announcements of the awards in each category will be made progressively over the course of the week starting 4th February, as follows:

Tuesday, 5th February: Young Women

Wednesday, 6th February: Young Men

Thursday, 7th February: Women

Friday, 8th February: Men

The winners of the FIBA Europe Player of the Year award are decided by a combination of a public and an expert vote.

The general public and a selected panel of journalists, coaches and players from throughout Europe voted on the top players in each category.

A specially designed trophy is presented to all winners.

Fans are also the winners!

Fans had their say when the online public voting became available in December. A percentage of this general public vote was factored into the final outcome.

More than 17,000 fans participated in voting for Player of the Year.

Almost half of them registered to enter a draw to win 10 game-worn EuroBasket 2007 jerseys autographed by the team.

Details of the draw and the list of winners will be announced the week starting 11th February.

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