06.05.2016
Our team guards Nando De Colo and Milos Teodosic are chosen to the All-Euroleague First Team as a result of fan and journalis votes…
Congratulations
De Colo and Teodosic named to the All-Euroleague First Team!
Euroleague Basketball salutes the 10 that stood tallest to earn places on the 2015-16 All-Euroleague First and Second Teams after voting by fans and accredited media members. The voting is made without regard to player positions.

This season’s group features players from six different clubs and many new faces. Three of them just completed their debut Euroleague campaigns, while seven are first-time All-Euroleague honorees. The All-Euroleague First Team is made up of Malcolm Delaney of Lokomotiv Kuban Krasnodar, Nando De Colo and Milos Teodosic of CSKA Moscow, Jan Vesely of Fenerbahce Istanbul and Ioannis Bourousis of Laboral Kutxa Vitoria Gasteiz. Fenerbahce has two more players on the All-Euroleague Second Team, Luigi Datome and Ekpe Udoh, who are joined by Quincy Miller of Crvena Zvezda Telekom Belgrade, Anthony Randolph of Lokomotiv and Gustavo Ayon of Real Madrid. De Colo and Teodosic are the only returning players from the 2014-15 All-Euroleague teams. The 2015-16 MVP will be revealed at the Euroleague Awards Ceremony in Berlin on Thursday, May 12 to tip off the Final Four in the German capital!

Nando De Colo took the Euroleague by storm this season, his second with CSKA Moscow. He led the competition in scoring (18.9 ppg.) and performance index rating (24.0 per game). He is only the second player to accumulate an index rating of more than 600 in a Euroleague campaign, and with 473 points so far is in range to break Alphonso Ford’s all-time record of 495 points in a single season. But that’s not all De Colo has done while helping CSKA reach the Final Four. His 124 free throws made and 137 attempted were both the second-most in the competition. He ranked sixth in free throw accuracy (90.5%) and three-point accuracy (46.2%) and ninth in assists (4.9 apg.). De Colo averaged career-highs in scoring, index rating, free throw, two-point and three-point shots made, assists, and rebounds (3.6 rpg.). He earned weekly MVP honors three times and was chosen as the MVP for February. This is second consecutive All-Euroleague selection for De Colo, who joins Malcolm Delaney as the first players ever to earn both All-Euroleague First Team and All-Eurocup First Team selections.

Coming off the bench in every game for CSKA Moscow, Milos Teodosic was as big a superstar as ever. With CSKA tied for a competition-best 22-5 record coming to the Final Four, Teodosic posted a career-high 16.3 scoring average, which was second-best in the competition and on CSKA, too. He led the Euroleague with 72 three-pointers made, another career-best, which also puts him in close range of breaking the Euroleague single-season record of 74. Teodosic ranked fourth in the competition in free throws made (104), fifth in index rating (17.6) – also a career best – and seventh in assists (5.6 apg.). He was the hero of CSKA’s playoffs opener with 23 points, 6 rebounds and 6 assists to hold off Crvena Zvezda Telekom Belgrade, which earned him the weekly MVP title for Playoffs Game 1. This is the fifth All-Euroleague selection for Teodosic, which ties him for the third-most in competition history. It is his third time on the All-Euroleague First Team, which is also third on the all-time charts.

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