ELPA members pick Best Newcomer, Fair Play honor, Most Respected Player in first-ever awards

By Eurohoops team / info@eurohoops.net

The EuroLeague Players’ Association (ELPA) carries out its first-ever players’ choice awards, honoring their peers for their individual skills and achievements through the 2020-21 season.

The results of the voting are set to be revealed between June 8 and 10, with the first three award winners already announced on Tuesday.

FC Barcelona’s Nick Calathes wins the “Fair Play” award as voted by the ELPA members, as “a player with exemplary behavior on the court, promoting the spirit of fair play and showing qualities such as fairness and respect”.

Fenerbahce’s Dyshawn Pierre was named the “best newcomer”, for his individual performances in his first EuroLeague season.

First Vice President and Olimpia Milano star Kyle Hines was awarded the “Most Respected Player” honor, as the embodiment of “a true role model, on and off the court”

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