Estonian Basketball Player of the Year

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

The Estonian Basketball Player of the Year is an annual award given to the best Estonian basketballer. The award was launched in 1995. Kristjan Kangur has won the award a record eight times while Martin Müürsepp has won seven awards.

Until the year 2000 only players who held the Estonian citizenship and had played in the Estonian Basketball League (KML) during the respective season were eligible to compete for the award. Since 2000, the domestic league clause was dropped and Estonian players who played abroad were also added to the vote.

Winners[edit]

Kristjan Kangur is the most recent winner.
Martin Müürsepp has won the award seven times.
Valmo Kriisa in 2007.

The following is a list of the Estonian Basketball Player of the Year award winners.

^ Denotes player who is still active
Player (X) Denotes the number of times the player has won the award
Year Player Position Team Ref
1995 Margus Metstak Center Estonia Kalev [1]
1996 Martin Müürsepp Forward Estonia Kalev
1997 Margus Metstak (2) Center Estonia Tallinn
1998 Margus Metstak (3) Center Estonia Tallinn [2]
1999 Gert Kullamäe Guard Estonia Kalev [3]
2000 Martin Müürsepp (2) Forward Greece AEK Athens
2001 Martin Müürsepp (3) Forward Greece AEK Athens [4]
2002 Martin Müürsepp (4) Forward Russia UNICS Kazan
2003 Martin Müürsepp (5) Forward Russia Ural Great Perm
2004 Martin Müürsepp (6) Forward Russia UNICS Kazan [5]
2005 Martin Müürsepp (7) Forward Russia CSKA Moscow [6]
2006 Gert Kullamäe (2) Guard Netherlands EiffelTowers Den Bosch [7]
2007 Valmo Kriisa^ Guard Estonia Kalev/Cramo [8]
2008 Tanel Tein Guard Estonia Tartu Ülikool/Rock [9]
2009 Kristjan Kangur^ Forward Estonia Kalev/Cramo [10]
2010 Kristjan Kangur^ (2) Forward Italy Canadian Solar Bologna [11]
2011 Kristjan Kangur^ (3) Forward Italy Cimberio Varese [12]
2012 Kristjan Kangur^ (4) Forward Italy Cimberio Varese [13]
2013 Kristjan Kangur^ (5) Forward Italy Montepaschi Siena [14]
2014 Kristjan Kangur^ (6) Forward Italy EA7 Emporio Armani Milano [15]
2015 Kristjan Kangur^ (7) Forward Italy Openjobmetis Varese [16]
2016 Kristjan Kangur^ (8) Forward Italy Openjobmetis Varese [17]

Multiple–time winners[edit]

Rank Player Awards Years
1 Kristjan Kangur 8 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016
2 Martin Müürsepp 7 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005
3 Margus Metstak 3 1995, 1997, 1998
4 Gert Kullamäe 2 1999, 2006

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Tulemusi Eestist". Eesti Päevaleht (02.03.1996). Retrieved on 02.07.2011 (Estonian)
  2. ^ "1998. aasta parim korvpallur on Margus Metstak". neljas.ee (01.03.1999). Retrieved on 02.07.2011 (Estonian)
  3. ^ "1999. aasta parim korvpallur on Gert Kullamäe". neljas.ee (01.04.2000). Retrieved on 02.07.2011 (Estonian)
  4. ^ "Parim korvpallur hooajal 2000/2001 on Martin Müürsepp". neljas.ee (01.06.2001). Retrieved on 02.07.2011 (Estonian)
  5. ^ "Korvpallihooaja parimad". Eesti Korvpalliliit (07.06.2004). Retrieved on 02.07.2011 (Estonian)
  6. ^ "Korvpallihooaja 2004/2005 parimad". Eesti Korvpalliliit (09.06.2005). Retrieved on 02.07.2011 (Estonian)
  7. ^ "Korvpallihooaja 2005/2006 parimad". Eesti Korvpalliliit (01.06.2006). Retrieved on 02.07.2011 (Estonian)
  8. ^ "Korvpallihooaja 2006/2007 parimad". Eesti Korvpalliliit (05.06.2007). Retrieved on 02.07.2011 (Estonian)
  9. ^ "Korvpallihooaja 2007/2008 parimad ". Eesti Korvpalliliit (04.06.2008). Retrieved on 02.07.2011 (Estonian)
  10. ^ "Kristjan Kangur". Eesti Spordi Biograafiline Leksikon. Retrieved on 04.03.2012 (Estonian)
  11. ^ "Hooaja parimad". Eesti Korvpalliliit (03.06.2010). Retrieved on 02.07.2011 (Estonian)
  12. ^ "Hooaja parimad 2010/2011". Eesti Korvpalliliit (01.06.2011). Retrieved on 02.07.2011 (Estonian)
  13. ^ "Kangur valiti neljandat aastat järjest Eesti parimaks meeskorvpalluriks". Eesti Korvpalliliit (05.06.2012). Retrieved on 06.06.2012 (Estonian)
  14. ^ "Eesti parimateks korvpalluriteks valiti Kangur ja Anderson". Eesti Korvpalliliit (24.05.2013). Retrieved on 27.05.2013 (Estonian)
  15. ^ "Eesti Korvpalliliit lõpetas hooaja ning tunnustas parimaid". Eesti Korvpalliliit (05.06.2014). Retrieved on 06.06.2014 (Estonian)
  16. ^ "Korvpallihooaeg sai ametlikult läbi!". Eesti Korvpalliliit (28.05.2015). Retrieved on 29.05.2015 (Estonian)
  17. ^ "Korvpalliliit lõpetas Saku Suurhallis hooaja ja tunnustas parimaid". Eesti Korvpalliliit (02.06.2016). Retrieved on 03.06.2016 (Estonian)