Artsiom Parakhouski Named League's Top Belarusian Player

UNICS center Artsiom Parakhouski has been named the VTB United League's Top Belarusian Player in 2015-16. He was honored in Kazan prior to Game 1 of the playoff quarterfinals between UNICS and Nizhny Novgorod, receiving his award from VTB United League president Sergey Kushchenko.

This is the 4th year that the VTB United League has honored the top players in each country represented by League clubs. In the six countries with just one club (Latvia, Estonia, Belarus, Czech Republic, Kazakhstan and Finland), the league awards the prize. In Russia, which has nine clubs, Russian information agency TASS partners with the league to name the top Russian player.

This is the second consecutive year that Parakhouski has received the honor from the VTB United League. The award went to UNICS forward Vladimir Veremeenko in 2012-13 and 2013-14.

Parakhouski played in 26 games for UNICS, averaging 17.3 minutes, 8.8 points, 5.1 rebounds, 0.7 blocks blocks and an efficiency rating of 12.4.