The 31-year-old American, who grew up in Chesterfield, Virginia, has had an outstanding season with Brose Bamberg. Second best scorer with a total of 303 points this season, he's also the 3rd best turnover specialist with an average of 3 turnovers per game. Tyrese Jammal Rice has been elected among the Team of the Week of the second, fourth and eight Gameday of the Regular Season, as well as of the Quarter-Finals, and also named MVP of the Round of 16.
The announcement of the award was made on Saturday during the Basketball Champions League Awards Ceremony, in presence of coaches, players and media. The award has been given to Rice by the President of ULEB, Tomas Van Den Spiegel.