Kyle Hines named Defensive Player of the Year in VTB

2016-05-21T21:42:33+00:00 2016-05-21T21:45:06+00:00.

Antonis Stroggylakis

21/May/16 21:42

Eurohoops.net

After winning the “Best Defender” award in Euroleague, Kyle Hines’ strengths on stopping his opponents from scoring were also honored in VTB League, where he was named “Defensive Player of the Year

By Eurohoops team/ info@eurohoops.net

After winning the “Best Defender” award in Euroleague, Kyle Hines’ strengths on stopping his opponents from scoring were also recognized in VTB League, where he was named “Defensive Player of the Year”.

The league’s expert panel, featuring 12 basketball legends from across Eastern Europe–Gundars Vetra (Latvia), Ivan Edeshko (Russia), Sergei Elevich (Russia), Jiri Zidek (Czech Republic), Andrei Kirilenko (Russia), Ilona Korstin (Russia), Nikita Morgunov (Russia), Hanno Mottola (Finland), Martin Muursepp (Estonia), Egor Meshcheryakov (Belarus), Sergei Tarakanov (Russia) and Valery Tikhonenko (Kazakhstan/Russia)–made the final selection.

Hines succeeds Sasa Kaun and Andrey Vorontsevich who won the award in 2014 and 2015 respectively.