The Professional Basketball Super League (SPB) named the player Christians Gutiérrez as the Rookie of the Year for the 2023 season for his great performance with Toros de Aragua.
The information was released by the SPB through its social networks, where they highlighted Gutiérrez's performance in this campaign.
“The shooting guard scored 71 points (43.5% TC), grabbed 49 rebounds, distributed 27 assists and stole 14 balls in 20 games; where he saw action for 252 minutes,” the statement said.
With this award, Toros de Aragua wins the Rookie of the Year distinction for the second consecutive year. In the 2022 harvest, the winner was Edson Tovar and they emulate what José Colmenares and Almiro Coello achieved in 1988 and 1989 respectively.
Jean Payen is Progress of the Year
Another award that was delivered this Saturday night was the Comeback of the Year award that was given to the bullfighting player, Jean Payen.
This distinction is due to the growth that sportsman registered with respect to the year 2022 at the age of 20.
In the 2022 season, he played just seven games, scored 0.6 points, 0.6 rebounds and 0.4 assists per game. For his part, this year he played in 24 games and averaged 15.1 points, 4.5 rebounds and 2.8 assists..