LBA Most Valuable Player

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LBA awards and honours
Individual awards

The Lega Basket Serie A (LBA) Most Valuable Player (MVP) is an annual award of the 1st-tier professional basketball league in Italy, the Lega Basket Serie A (LBA), given since the 1993–94 season, to the league's most valuable player in a given regular season.

Winners[edit]

Manu Ginóbili won the MVP award two times, in 2001 and 2002.
Danilo Gallinari was named the MVP in 2008.
Luigi Datome won the award in 2013.
Key
Player (X) Name of the player and number of times they had won the award at that point (if more than one)
dagger Indicates multiple award winners in the same season
Season Player Pos. Nationality Team Ref(s)
1993–94
Carlton Myers
SG
 Italy[a] Scavolini Pesaro
1994–95
Stefano Rusconi
C
 Italy Benetton Treviso
1995–96
Henry Williams
SG
 United States Benetton Treviso
1996–97
Carlton Myers (2×)
SG
 Italy[a] Teamsystem Bologna
1997–98
Sašha Danilović
SG/SF
 FR Yugoslavia Kinder Bologna
1998–99
Vincenzo Esposito
SG
 Italy Termal Imola
1999–00
Vincenzo Esposito (2×)
SG
 Italy Lineltex Imola
2000–01
Manu Ginóbili
SG
 Argentina Kinder Bologna
2001–02
Manu Ginóbili (2×)
SG
 Argentina Kinder Bologna
2002–03
Massimo Bulleri
PG/SG
 Italy Benetton Treviso
2003–04
Gianluca Basile
SG
 Italy Skipper Bologna
2004–05
Massimo Bulleri (2×)
PG/SG
 Italy Benetton Treviso
2005–06
Lynn Greer
PG/SG
 United States Carpisa Napoli
2006–07
Terrell McIntyre
PG
 United States Montepaschi Siena
2007–08
Danilo Gallinari
SF/PF
 Italy Armani Jeans Milano
2008–09
Terrell McIntyre (2×)
PG
 United States Montepaschi Siena
2009–10
Romain Sato
SG/SF
 Central African Republic Montepaschi Siena
2010–11
Omar Thomas
SG/SF
 United States Air Avellino
2011–12
Bo McCalebb
PG
 Macedonia[b] Montepaschi Siena [1]
2012–13
Luigi Datome
SF/PF
 Italy Acea Roma [2]
2013–14
Drake Diener
SG
 United States Banco di Sardegna Sassari [3]
2014–15
Tony Mitchell
SF
 United States Dolomiti Energia Trento [4]
2015–16
James Nunnally
SF
 United States Sidigas Avellino [5]
2016–17
Marcus Landry
SF
 United States Brescia Leonessa [6]
2017–18
Jason Rich
G
 United States Sidigas Avellino [7]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Carlton Myers played for the Italian national team, and was raised in the United Kingdom.
  2. ^ Bo McCalebb played for the Macedonian national team, and was born in the USA.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "McCalebb Named MVP in Leading Italian Squad to League Title". Unoprivateers.com. 2011-06-19. Retrieved 2014-06-19.
  2. ^ "Azzurri's Datome named MVP". Fiba.com. Retrieved 2014-06-19.
  3. ^ "Serie A, Drake Diener l'Mvp della stagione". Corrieredellosport.it. Retrieved 2014-06-19.
  4. ^ "Tony Mitchell MVP della Serie A, una grande vittoria per il Basketacazzo". Basket Acazzo. 2015-05-08. Retrieved 2015-06-15.
  5. ^ "The Legabasket awards with Nunnally being the MVP". Eurohoops. 5 May 2016. Retrieved 5 May 2016.
  6. ^ "Marcus Landry named Serie A MVP. Vincenzo Esposito is Coach of the Year". Sportando.com. 8 May 2016. Retrieved 9 May 2016.
  7. ^ "Jason Rich of Scandone Avellino named Serie A MVP of the season". Sportando.com. 9 May 2018. Retrieved 9 May 2018.