The 2020-21 BCL Best Young Player frontrunners

2021-02-09T19:58:00+00:00 2021-03-05T01:24:16+00:00.

Antonis Stroggylakis

09/Feb/21 19:58

Four players are currently one step ahead in the battle for this season’s Best Young Player in the Basketball Champions League.

By Eurohoops team /

Cholet forward Yan Makoundou, Rytas Vilnius guard Augustas Marciulionis, AEK Athens guard/forward Nikos Rogkavopoulos and Oostende guard Keye van der Vuurst de Vries are the four frontrunners in the race for the 2021 Basketball Champions League MVP and ahead of the launch of the Round of 16.

Per Basketball Champion League:

Who will be named Best Young Player in the 2020-21 Basketball Champions League?

With the Regular Season behind us every eligible player had the chance to put forward his candidature but several of those young contenders will not get the chance to continue making their case in the Play-Offs, so this is a natural checkpoint for us to have a look at the frontrunners for the award.

Last season, it was Carlos Alocen of Casademont Zaragoza (now at Real Madrid) who took home the award, succeeding Tamir Blatt of Hapoel Bank Yahav Jerusalem who had won it in 2018-19.

You can read the full article at the Basketball Champions League’s website.