Stojacic named FIBA 3x3 World Tour 2022 regular season MVP

10 Dec 2022

ABU DHABI (UAE) - No.1 ranked Strahinja Stojacic was crowned MVP of the FIBA 3x3 World Tour 2022 regular season by a panel of fans and players.

The Ub Huishan NE star has had a golden season and led the No.1 ranked team to four straight Masters titles, where he won three MVPs.

The 30-year-old has dominated the World Tour's stats categories, where he leads player value (233.2), scoring (230) and highlights (156).

Stojacic has also had major success at the international level where he was a key part of Serbia's gold medal winning double at the Crelan FIBA 3x3 World Cup 2022 and Europe Cup 2022.

Stojacic aka 'Doctor Strange' dominated the players' vote with a whopping 32.7% to finish clear of his brother Stefan, who finished second with 15.4%. Next best were Riga superheroes Karlis Lasmanis and Nauris Miezis at 11.5% and Antwerp's Thibaut Vervoort with 9.6%.

The 6ft. 6in (1.98m) scoring machine also proved a hit with the fans with 28.6% of the vote to finish well ahead of runner up Stefan Kojic of Liman with 17%.

Stojacic adds his name to the honor board and follows some of 3x3's biggest names to have received the award. Previous winners are Stefan Stojacic (2017) , Dusan Bulut (2018), Dominique Jones (2019), Nauris Miezis (2020) and Karlis Lasmanis (2021).

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