Nando De Colo named the Player of the Year in France!

16.10.2015
Nando De Colo (photo: M. Serbin, cskabasket.com)
Our teams guard Nando De Colo has become the first ever recepient of the Alain Gilles Trophy awarded by the French Basketball Federation and awarded to the best player of the previous season in the country.

The winner was selected after the poll of the Federation members, National Team veterans as well as federal and local media representatives by the results of the players performance in 2014-15 season and following National Team campaign. Only one poll participant did not put De Colo to the first place. The Army Man overwhelmingly beat Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert.

Nando got the memorial award from the Federation President Jean Pierre Siutat after the Sunday game against Krasny Oktyabr in VTB League but the official ceremony took place today during the Federation Assembly in Nantes.

Alain Gilles is a French National Team legend, who played 159 games for the country from 1962 to 1977. Gilles passed away in 2014, he was 69.
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Nando De Colo (photo: M. Serbin, cskabasket.com)
Nando De Colo (photo: M. Serbin, cskabasket.com)
(photo: M. Serbin, cskabasket.com)
(photo: M. Serbin, cskabasket.com)
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Nando De Colo became first player rewarded Alain Gilles trophy

Author: CSKAbasket.TV | Evgeny Sedyh

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