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The Euroleague Final Four Most Valuable Player Award is presented to the player who has exhibited exceptional play during the Euroleague Final Four. The award typically goes to the best player on the Euroleague's best team. This award is generally considered to be the most prestigious individual award in European professional club basketball.

The award was first presented in 1988, when the competition that would later become the Euroleague was known as the FIBA European Champions Cup.

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All-time award winners

Year Player Team
1988 United States Bob McAdoo Tracer Milano
1989 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Dino Rađa Jugoplastika Split
1990 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Toni Kukoč Jugoplastika Split
1991 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Toni Kukoč Pop 84 Split
1992 Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Predrag Danilović Partizan Belgrade
1993 Croatia Toni Kukoč Benetton Treviso
1994 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Žarko Paspalj Olympiacos Piraeus
1995 Lithuania Arvydas Sabonis Real Madrid
1996 United States Dominique Wilkins Panathinaikos
1997 United States David Rivers Olympiacos Piraeus
1998 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Zoran Savić Kinder Bologna
1999 United States Tyus Edney Žalgiris Kaunas
2000 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Željko Rebrača Panathinaikos
2001 United States Arriel McDonald Maccabi Tel Aviv (FIBA Suproleague)
2001 Argentina Manu Ginóbili Kinder Bologna (ULEB Euroleague)
2002 Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Dejan Bodiroga Panathinaikos
2003 Serbia and Montenegro Dejan Bodiroga FC Barcelona
2004 United States Anthony Parker Maccabi Tel Aviv
2005 Lithuania Šarūnas Jasikevičius Maccabi Tel Aviv
2006 Greece Theo Papaloukas CSKA Moscow
2007 Greece Dimitris Diamantidis Panathinaikos
2008 United States Trajan Langdon CSKA Moscow
2009 Greece Vassilis Spanoulis Panathinaikos

Multiple honors

Players

NB:

  • Kukoč won his first two awards in 1990 and 1991 as a citizen of SFR Yugoslavia; Croatia declared its independence on June 25, 1991, after that year's Champions Cup finals.
  • Bodiroga won his first award in 2002 as a citizen of FR Yugoslavia. The country changed its name to Serbia and Montenegro in February 2003, three months before he won his second award; upon the dissolution of the latter state in 2006, he became a citizen of Serbia.
No. Player
3 Croatia Toni Kukoč
2 Serbia Dejan Bodiroga

Teams

No. Team
5 Greece Panathinaikos
3 Croatia Jugoplastika Split/Pop 84 Split
Israel Maccabi Tel Aviv
2 Greece Olympiacos Piraeus
Italy Kinder Bologna
Russia CSKA Moscow

Player nationality

NB: Players from the former Yugoslavia are classified by their nationality in one of the current post-Yugoslav states.

No. Country
7 United States USA
5
Serbia Serbia
4 Croatia Croatia
3 Greece Greece
2 Lithuania Lithuania
1 Argentina Argentina

See also

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