CSKA guard Nando De Colo has been named the VTB United League November MVP.
The MVP award is presented by ALROSA, a world leader in the diamond industry and one of Russia’s leading diamond makers. Like a diamond, the MVP has to meet the highest standards in every aspect of the game.
TASS news agency is the official media partner of the MVP award.
De Colo beat out Lokomotiv-Kuban center Frank Elegar and CSKA forward Nikita Kurbanov for the award in November.
De Colo helped CSKA to a 2-0 record over the past month. He especially impressed in the win against rival Khimki, dishing out nine assists to go with 23 points.
Against PARMA, De Colo put up a career-high 39 efficiency rating on 34 points, leading Moscow to a nervy win at home.
De Colo averaged 28.5 points, 6.5 assists, 3.5 rebounds, 1.5 steals and a 33 efficiency rating in November.
– It’s always nice to receive awards, – noted Nando De Colo. – I think we played well in November. The team practiced a lot. We tried to improve our play and we can see we are getting results. That’s why I think the entire team played a part in receiving this award.