The forward of Zenit Sergey Karasev has been voted MVP for the VTB United League in January.
In January Karasev played four games for Zenit, which the blue-white-sky blues all won, (against Khimki, Parma, Astana and Tsmoki-Minsk). In the game against Khimki. The forward set a personal record, scoring 35 points. On average in January Karasev scored 23.5 points, had 4 rebounds, 2.3 pass assists and received 24.8 points for the effectiveness of his actions.
In the race for the MVP Award in January, the Russian international beat CSKA defender Nando De Colo and Khimki centre Marko Todorovic for the top spot.