With less than one month until the 2011 Euroleague Final Four, RealGM presents Euroleague season awards winners.
Dimitris Diamantidis of Panathinaikos Athens is the winner of the RealGM Euroleague MVP award. The 30-year-old point guard averaged 12.6 points and led the league in assists with 5.7 per game. Diamantidis has also helped his team to defeat 2009-10 Euroleague champion Regal Barcelona in the playoffs to reach the Final Four.
The RealGM All-Euroleague First Team consists of Diamantidis and Regal Barcelona's Juan Carlos Navarro at guard, Caja Laboral’s Fernando San Emeterio and Panathinaikos' Mike Batiste at forward, and Maccabi's Sofoklis Schortsanitis at center.
The RealGM All-Euroleague Second Team includes Fenerbahce Ulker's Roko Ukic and Olympiacos' Vassilis Spanoulis at guard, Efes Pilsen's Igor Rakocevic and the Caja Laboral’s Mirza Teletovic at forward, and Olympiacos Ioannis Bourousis at center.
Jeremy Pargo of Macabi Tel Aviv is the winner of the Euroelague Rookie of the Year Award, while Caja Laboral’s Stanko Barac was the RealGM pick to win the Most Improved Played Award.
Svetislav Pesic of Power Electronics Valencia was named as the 2010-11 Euroleague Coach of the Year, while Union Olimpija’s Goran Jagodnik is the winner of the 20010-11 Euroleague Sixth Man of the Year Award.
RealGM 2010-11 Euroleague season awards:
Dimitris Diamantidis (Panathinaikos)
All-Euroleague 1st Team
Dimitris Diamantidis (Panathinaikos) - 12.6 points, 3.8 rebounds, 5.7 assists in 30 minutes
Juan Carlos Navarro (Regal Barcelona) - 14.1 points, 2.8 assists in 27 minutes
Fernando San Emeterio (Caja Laboral) - 13.7 points (50% 3FG), 5.5 rebounds, 2.4 assists in 34 minutes
Mike Batiste (Panathinaikos) - 12.8 points, 5.3 rebounds in 27 minutes
Sofoklis Schortsanitis (Maccabi) - 12.3 points, 4.3 rebounds in 19 minutes
All-Euroleague 2nd Team
Roko Ukic (Fenerbahce Ulker) - 13.2 points (42% 3FG), 2.5 rebounds, 3.5 assists in 28 minutes
Vassilis Spanoulis (Olympiacos) - 14.2 points, 4.3 assists in 29 minutes
Igor Rakocevic (Efes Pilsen) - 17.2 points (44% 3FG), 2.4 rebounds in 30 minutes
Mirza Teletovic (Caja Laboral) - 15.4 points, 5.5 rebounds in 34 minutes
Ioannis Bourousis (Olympiacos) - 10.7 points, 6.6 rebounds in 17 minutes
Rookie of the Year
Jeremy Pargo (Maccabi)
All-Rookie 1st Team
Khalid El-Amin (Lietuvos Rytas) - 12.1 points, 3.3 assists in 26 minutes
James Gist (Partizan) - 11.4 points (47% 3FG), 6.9 rebounds in 30 minutes
Sammy Mejia (Cholet Basket) - 15.1 points, 5.5 rebounds, 2.7 assists in 32 minutes
Jeremy Pargo (Maccabi) - 13 points, 3.5 rebounds, 3.9 assists in 29 minutes
Dusko Savanovic (Power Electronics) - 11.9 points, 4.6 rebounds in 25 minutes
All-Rookie 2nd Team
Kyle Hines (Brose Baskets) - 12.9 points (64 2PT), 5.4 rebounds in 24 minutes
Rafa Martinez (Power Electronics) - 10.7 points, 2.1 rebounds in 29 minutes
Kevin Pinkney (Union Olimpija) - 10.7 points (42% 3FG), 3.5 rebounds in 20 minutes
Rok Stipcevic (Cibona) - 10.3 points, 2.8 rebounds, 4.1 assists in 34 minutes
Jonas Valanciunas (Lietuvos Rytas) - 7.7 points (71 2PT), 5.8 rebounds in 15 minutes.
Coach of the Year
Svetislav Pesic (Power Electronics)
Most Improved Player Award
Stanko Barac (Caja Laboral) - 11.3 points, 5.3 rebounds, 1 block in 23 minutes
Sixth Man Award
Goran Jagodnik (Union Olimpija) - 10.4 points, 3 rebounds in 20 minutes