Player award took place in St. Petersburg on may 1, during the first match of the quarterfinal series play-off against Saratov "Avtodor".
VTB United League establishes individual prizes for best players in each of the countries participating in the championship (Latvia, Estonia, Belarus, Czech Republic, Kazakhstan and Finland).
Janis timma is the second year in a row becomes the winner of the prize in this nomination. Last year he played for VEF Riga. In the season 2013/14 awards to the best Latvian player in the League has become the defender of Astana Janis blooms, and the very first winner in the season-2012/13 the defender Kristaps Janicenoks (VEF).
In this regular championship Timm has played for "Zenith" the 29 games in which his average statistics for 26.5 minutes of playing time amounted to 13.6 points, 4.6 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 1.6 steals and 15.6 points for effective actions.
"Very happy to receive this award — said Janis Timm in an interview with the League website. It is not easy to become the best among the Latvian players — because there are and Kaspars Berzins from my team and Roland Freimanis from Kalev and VEF Riga, where he plays a lot of talented guys... This prize is an extra motivation for me. I hope I can help "to Zenith" to play successfully in the playoffs".
Timmy words not with deeds and in the first match of the playoff series he was in sight, scoring 18 points and having 5 assists. This performance indicator was second in command, and the third scored another Latvian legionary of Petrograd Kaspars Berzins — 15 points and 8 rebounds. Well and the most important — "Zenit" won— 95:91.