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19.05.2008
Jersey Winners Announced

The names of nine lucky basketball fans who won authentic, autographed game jerseys, worn by some of the stars of EuroBasket 2007, were announced by FIBA Europe this week.

The winners were picked from among the 16,000 fans who cast their votes online for the FIBA Europe Player of the Year awards 2007.

13.02.2008
Jekabasone-Zogota Proud For Latvia

Anete Jekabsone-Zogota is sky high.

The Latvian superstar has been ever since she discovered she'd been voted as the FIBA Europe Women's Player of the Year.

12.02.2008
Kirilenko Calls Award A Team Honor

The summer of 2007 is one that Russian sports fans will not forget anytime soon.

No basketball fan, player or coach at the EuroBasket, where Russia beat the odds and upset France, Lithuania and world champions Spain to win the gold medal, will ever forget.

08.02.2008
Kirilenko Named FIBA Europe Player Of The Year

A gold medal and MVP honours at EuroBasket 2007 and another strong showing for club side the Utah Jazz all add up the FIBA Europe Player of the Year Award for Andrei Kirilenko of Russia.

The 2.09m forward takes home the prize after winning a vote of both fans and a panel of basketball experts, media and coaches from 25 different countries.

07.02.2008
Jekabsone-Zogota Women's Player Of The Year

On the strength of a mesmerizing performance at EuroBasket Women 2007, where she led Latvia to the semi-finals, Anete Jekabsone-Zogota has been named the FIBA Europe Women's Player of the Year.

In a vote by fans and a panel of basketball experts from 25 countries, the Dynamo Moscow forward edged out Amaya Valdemoro of Spain for the honour while Maria Stepanova of EuroBasket Women gold medallists Russia finished third.

06.02.2008
Rubio Named Young Men's Player Of The Year

The votes are in and Spain and DKV Joventut star Ricky Rubio has been named the FIBA Europe Young Men's Player of the Year.

Rubio won handily in a vote of both fans and an expert panel of basketball journalists, players and coaches from 25 countries. 

05.02.2008
Petrovic Takes Home Young Women's Player Of the Year

Sonja Petrovic has won the 2007 FIBA Europe Young Women's Player of the Year Award in a vote involving fans and a panel of basketball experts from 25 countries, just edging out Silvia Dominguez of Spain.

The Bourges Basket and Serbia forward received a majority of the expert votes and performed well in the fan voting as well earning her the honor won by Sandrine Gruda of France last year.

Player Of The Year A Winner For Fans As Well01.02.2008
Time Running Out To Vote For Player Of The Year18.01.2008
FIBA Europe Announces Player Of The Year Award Nominees14.12.2007

Andrei Kirilenko

Anete Jekabsone-Zogota

Ricky Rubio

Sonja Petrovic