‘NBA Awards 2017’: Winners List.

The first-ever NBA Awards on TNT aired live from Basketball City in New York, featuring the traditional season-ending awards.

Winner list…

Kia NBA Sixth Man Award
WINNER: Eric Gordon, Houston Rockets
Andre Iguodala, Golden State Warriors
Lou Williams, Houston Rockets

Kia NBA Rookie of the Year
WINNER: Malcolm Brogdon, Milwaukee Bucks
Joel Embiid, Philadelphia 76ers
Dario Saric, Philadelphia 76ers

Kia NBA Most Valuable Player
James Harden, Houston Rockets
Kawhi Leonard, San Antonio Spurs
WINNER: Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder

NBA Coach of the Year
WINNER: Mike D’Antoni, Houston Rockets
Gregg Popovich, San Antonio Spurs
Erik Spoelstra, Miami Heat

Kia Most Improved Player
WINNER: Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks
Rudy Gobert, Utah Jazz
Nikola Jokic, Denver Nuggets

NBA Basketball Executive of the Year: Bob Myers, Golden State Warriors

Lifetime Achievement Award: Bill Russell

NBA All-Defensive Team
Rudy Gobert, Utah Jazz
Kawhi Leonard, San Antonio Spurs
Chris Paul, LA Clippers
Patrick Beverley, Houston Rockets
WINNER: Draymond Green, Golden State Warriors

NBA Sportsmanship Award: Kemba Walker

Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year Award: Dirk Nowitzki 

Sager Strong Award: Monty Williams

Hustle Award: Patrick Beverley, Houston Rockets  

NBA Cares Community Assist Award: Isaiah Thomas, Boston Celtics
Finalists for the Fan-Voted Categories:

#DunkOfTheYear
Los Angeles Lakers’ Larry Nance, Jr. vs. Brooklyn
Minnesota’s Zach LaVine vs. Phoenix
WINNER: Oklahoma City’s Victor Oladipo vs. Atlanta

#BestStyle
Cleveland’s Iman Shumpert
Chicago’s Dwyane Wade
WINNER: Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook

#BlockOfTheYear
WINNER: San Antonio’s Kawhi Leonard vs. Houston
New York’s Kristaps Porzingis vs. Brooklyn
Miami’s Hassan Whiteside vs. Toronto

#GameWinnerOfTheYear
Cleveland’s Kyrie Irving vs. Golden State
WINNER: Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook vs. Denver
Phoenix’s Tyler Ulis vs. Boston

#PerformanceOfTheYear
Phoenix’s Devin Booker 70-point game vs. Boston
Houston’s James Harden nets 53-16-17 triple double vs. New York
WINNER: Golden State’s Klay Thompson scores 60 in three quarters vs. Indiana
Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook with most points in a triple double, 57-13-11, vs. Orlando

#AssistOfTheYear
WINNER: Golden State’s Draymond Green to Stephen Curry to Kevin Durant
Denver’s Nikola Jokic with no-look pass
LA Clippers’ Chris Paul with wraparound pas

#BestPlayoffMoment
Boston’s Isaiah Thomas scores career-high 53 points amidst personal tragedy.
Washington’s John Wall with game-winning shot in East semifinals.
WINNER: Golden State’s Kevin Durant hits pull-up 3-pointer late in Game 3 of The Finals.

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