As the official 2016-2017 NBA Season closes, last night we were given the first annual NBA Awards hosted by Drake. The night was one to remember with a lot of awards being given out. I felt that with how the NBA is so anticipated and with the top level of competition, the award show is a great addition to the official conclusion of the season. Check out the top brands that represented the NBA Awards and the winner below!
NIKE took home 9 awards
Jordan Brand took home 5 awards INCLUDING MVP
Klay Thompson brought home 1 award to Anta
Adidas took home 2 awards
took home 1 awards off of Steph Curry’s assist.
RUSSELL WESTBROOK- The human monster that averaged a triple double all season- 31.6 points, 10.6 rebounds, and 10.4 assists per game, there was no one else that this award to go to more than The Brodie.
KIA NBA Defensive Player of the Year: Draymond Green, Golden State Warriors
NBA Coach of the Year: Mike D’Antoni, Houston Rocket
KIA Most Improved Player: Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks
KIA NBA Sixth Man Award: Eric Gordon, Houston Rockets
KIA NBA Rookie of the Year: Malcolm Brogdon, Milwaukee Bucks
NBA Executive of the Year: Bob Myers, Golden State Warriors
Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year Award: Dirk Nowitzki, Dallas Mavericks
Lifetime Achievement Award: Bill Russell, Boston Celtics
NBA Sportsmanship Award: Kemba Walker, Charlotte Hornets
Sager Strong Award: Monty Williams, San Antonio Spurs
Best Style Award: Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder
Hustle Stats Award: Patrick Beverley, Houston Rockets
Assist of the Year: Stephen Curry to Kevin Durant on the break!
Block of the Year: Kawhi Leonard, San Antonio Spurs
Dunk of the Year: Victor Oladipo dunks on Dwight Howard
Performance of the Year: Klay Thompson scores 60 points against Pacers
Game-Winner of the Year: Russell Westbrook over the Denver Nuggets