Avtodor defender Malik NEWMAN won the Most Scoring Player of the Season award in the VTB United League 2022/23. The best sniper of the season and MVP of February received his awards from the hands of the Minister of Youth Policy and Sports of the Saratov Region Oleg Dubovenko during the big break of the Avtodor-CSKA home match.
Without taking into account the third quarterfinal meeting, the defender of the Saratov team scored 468 points in 25 matches of the VTB United League 2022/23. Newman's tally this season is 18.7 points in 33.2 minutes on the court. Recall that in February the Avtodor defender averaged 21.3 points with 42.4% from the game. He also had 4.3 assists and 3.3 rebounds for a 21.3 efficiency rating.
Previously, Avtodor's player has won the "Most Scoring Player of the Season" award only once. In the 2016/17 season, the best scorer of the VTB United League was the forward of the Saratov team Nicholas Minnerath (23.3 points per game on average).