The FIBA World Cup 2023 was a historic event in basketball. It featured a total of 32 teams, and for the first time in history, Germany lifted the FIBA World Cup. There was much more history created in the World Cup, like Canada winning the bronze medal and Germany and Serbia qualifying for the 2024 Paris Olympics. Germany’s basketball team had one of their best outings, and one of the main reasons was Dennis Schroder. Well, you might want to know who won the MVP Award in the FIBA World Cup 2023. So, let’s take a look at who won the MVP Award.
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Who Won the MVP Award in the FIBA World Cup 2023?
Dennis Schroder won the MVP Award in the FIBA World Cup 2023. The player was the man behind Germany’s successful outing at the grand event and was also the highest point scorer in the finals. He was also the captain of the team and led the team by showing what a captain does.
Schroder led the team in every game and was one of the team’s main performers. He scored a total of 153 points and provided 49 assists in eight matches. His best performance came against the Slovenian basketball team, when he scored 24 points and provided 10 assists.
All-time FIBA World Cup MVP Award Winners
|1954||Kirby Minter||United States|
|1970||Sergei Belov||Soviet Union|
|1982||Doc Rivers||United States|
|1994||Shaquille O’Neal||United States|
|1998||Dejan Bodiroga||FR Yugoslavia|
|2010||Kevin Durant||United States|
|2014||Kyrie Irving||United States|
Which country has won the most MVP Awards in the FIBA World Cup?
There is a tie between the United States and Yugoslavia as both teams have won the MVP Award five times. For the third position, there is again a tie between three nations i.e., Brazil, Spain and Germany. Whereas, teams like Argentina, the Soviet Union, and FR Yugoslavia have won the award once.