NBA Awards 2017 Nominees Released | Full List | Fan Voting

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NBA announced its finalists’ list for its first ever NBA awards ceremony, going to be held on Monday, June 26 at 9 p.m. ET

The award categories would feature: Most Valuable player, Rookie of the Year, Coach of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year,  Sixth Man of the Year, Most Improved Player and six other new categories.

All these awards will be decided by the league. However, Six of the following categories are decided by fans.

  • Dunk of the Year
  • Best Style
  • Block of the Year
  • Assist of the Year
  • Game Winner of the Year
  • Top Performance of the Year

You can vote these awards via, along with social media platforms like Instagram and twitter.

Here is the list of Finalists for the featured awards:

Most Valuable Player:

James Harden, (Houston Rockets)

Kawhi Leonard, (San Antonio Spurs)

Russell Westbrook, (Oklahoma City Thunder)


Rookie of the Year:

Malcolm Brogdon, (Milwaukee Bucks)

Joel Embiid, (Philadelphia 76ers)

Dario Saric, (Philadelphia 76ers)


Coach of the Year:

Mike D’Antoni, (Houston Rockets)

Gregg Popovich, (San Antonio Spurs)

Erik Spoelstra, (Miami Heat)


Most Improved Player:

Giannis Antetokounmpo, (Milwaukee Bucks)

Rudy Gobert, (Utah Jazz)

Nikola Jokic, (Denver Nuggets)


Defensive Player of the Year:

Rudy Gobert, (Utah Jazz)

Draymond Green, (Golden State Warriors)

Kawhi Leonard, (San Antonio Spurs)


Sixth Man Award:

Eric Gordon, (Houston Rockets)

Andre Iguodala, (Golden State Warriors)

Lou Williams, (Houston Rockets)

Following Awards finalist are yet to be decided:

  • NBA Basketball Executive of the Year
  • NBA Sportsmanship Award
  • Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year Award
  • NBA All-Rookie Team
  • NBA All-Defensive Team
  • NBA Cares Community Assist Award


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