Bogdan Bogdanovic beat Nikola Jokic on the vote for the top Serbian player of 2019

2019-12-25T11:52:58+00:00 2019-12-25T11:52:58+00:00.

Aris Barkas

25/Dec/19 11:52

The Sacramento Kings guard got the top player award of the Serbian basketball federation.

By Eurohoops team/

On Christmas Eve, the Basketball Federation of Serbia announced the awards for the best male and the best female player of 2019 with Bogdan Bogdanovic and Sonja Petrovic winning top honors.

The federation entrusted the voting process to sports journalists of all reputable Serbian media, which cover basketball and federation activities. According to the jury’s choice, which consisted of sports editorial offices of all major newspapers, television and radio stations, news agencies, and online portals, Bogdanovic got 22 votes and Petrovic 29.

The Sacramento guard who was also FIBA World Cup’s top scorer in China triumphed by 22 votes, while last year’s winner Nikola Jokic got 11. Vasilije Micic of Anadolu Efes got two votes and Nikola Milutinov of Olympiacos one vote.

Both Micic (Sixers) and Milutinov (Spurs) are also drafted by the NBA.