Complete list of 2018 NBA Awards

Yappi

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Most Valuable Player: James Harden, Rockets

Kia Rookie of the Year: Ben Simmons, 76ers

Most Improved Player: Victor Oladipo, Pacers

Defensive Player of the Year: Rudy Gobert, Jazz

Sixth Man of the Year: Lou Williams, Clippers

Coach of the Year: Dwane Casey, Raptors

NBA Cares Community Assist Award: Kevin Durant, Warriors

Teammate of the Year Award: Jamal Crawford, Timberwolves

Hustle Award: Amir Johnson, 76ers

Assist of the Year: LeBron James, Cavaliers

Block of the Year: Anthony Davis, Pelicans

Clutch Shot of the Year: LeBron James, Cavaliers

Dunk of the Year: Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bucks

Handle of the Year: Kyrie Irving, Celtics

Play of the Year: LeBron James, Cavaliers

NBA Live Cover Boy: Joel Embiid, 76ers

Executive of the Year: Daryl Morey, Rockets

Sager Strong Award: Dikembe Mutombo

Sportsmanship Award: Kemba Walker, Hornets

Style Award: Russell Westbrook, Thunder

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Taco MacArthur

Active member
Ben Simmons ain't a rookie. NBA awards 2 weeks after the Finals are over is dumb.

Oscar got the NBA Lifetime Achievement award.
 

14Red

New member
The NBA says Simmons is a rookie, they've had it that way all year. No need to cry about it anymore.
Also, all along, we were told that Simmons was going to get the ROY, and Harden the MVP, and that's the way it happened.
 

14Red

New member
Simmons is a rookie, the NBA classified him as one this season.

Rookie - Wikipedia
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rookie
In the National Basketball Association, a rookie is any player who has never played a game in the NBA until that year. The NBA awards the best rookie with the NBA Rookie of the Year Award, as voted upon by a selected panel of United States and Canadian sportswriters and broadcasters.
 

14Red

New member
Honestly, I really don't care if Simmons was a rookie or that he got consideration for ROY. Michael Carter Williams got ROY a few years back and is barely hanging on to stay in the league. Nice award for Ben, he deserved it and fit the criteria of the ROY award.
 
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