Bootsy Thornton of Montepaschi Siena was named MVP for February. He helped his team to win all three Top 16 games so far, including overtime away win against Efes Pilsen in Turkey and a win against defending champions Panathinaikos at home in Siena. Thornton was scoring 16.7 points per game in February. He made eight steals against Partizan in Top 16 opener.
Bootsy Thornton played for Montepaschi in the Final 4 in 2003-2004 season. Montepaschi faced another Italian club Skipper Bologna in a high scoring semi-final. Final score was 102-103 Skipper winning. Thornton was the top scorer for his team with 26 points. Montepaschi also lost 3rd place game against CSKA Moscow 94-97 with Thornton scoring 15 points.