Seasons Greetings

Flash News: Report on Hunter Biden Shows Connection to Ukraine 'Problematic," Doesn't Show Influence     - | -     Eric Trump Ordered to Be Deposed in NY AG's Investigation of Trump Organization's Finances     - | -     Grand Jury Action for Breonna Taylor Leads to Protests and 2 Officers Shot     - | -     Taxpayer Money Earmarked for Masks and Swabs Used for Jet Engine Parts and Body Armor     - | -     With 200,000 Virus Death Toll, CDC Recommends Against Trick-or-Treating     - | -     This Is What GOP Feared. Now that Trump Has Governed with Executive Orders, Dems Plan to Do Same      - | -     Man Throwing 'Incendiary Devices' at ICE Detention Center Is Killed in Attack      - | -     Mueller Hearing Pushed Back a Week to Allow More Time for Him to Answer Questions      - | -     Trump Tells 4 Congresswomen of Color to 'Go Back' to 'Crime-Infested' Countries They Came From      - | -     GOP Congressman Invokes 'The Deep State'


NBA Reveals 2019-20 Finalists for Kia Performance Awards and Coach of the Year

viewsViews 328

NBA Reveals 2019-20 Finalists for Kia Performance Awards and Coach of the Year

2020-08-08 13:19:24


-MLB release posted by Daniel Mogollon, Staff Writer; Images: James Harden guards fellow MVP Finalist Giannis Antetokounmpo. (Image Source: Jesse D. Garrabrant / Getty Images)​

NEW YORK – The NBA today announced the finalists for six awards that honor top performers for the 2019-20 regular season: Kia NBA Most Valuable Player, Kia NBA Rookie of the Year, Kia NBA Most Improved Player, Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year, Kia NBA Sixth Man and NBA Coach of the Year.

The finalists for the six annual awards, based on voting results from a global panel of sportswriters and broadcasters, are listed below in alphabetical order:

Kia NBA Most Valuable Player
Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks

James Harden, Houston Rockets
LeBron James, Los Angeles Lakers

Kia NBA Rookie of the Year
Ja Morant, Memphis Grizzlies

Kendrick Nunn, Miami Heat
Zion Williamson, New Orleans Pelicans

Kia NBA Most Improved Player
Bam Adebayo, Miami Heat

Luka Dončić, Dallas Mavericks
Brandon Ingram, New Orleans Pelicans

Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year
Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks

Anthony Davis, Los Angeles Lakers
Rudy Gobert, Utah Jazz

Kia NBA Sixth Man
Montrezl Harrell, LA Clippers

Dennis Schröder, Oklahoma City Thunder
Lou Williams, LA Clippers

NBA Coach of the Year
Mike Budenholzer, Milwaukee Bucks

Billy Donovan, Oklahoma City Thunder
Nick Nurse, Toronto Raptors

Awards voting was based on games played from the start of the regular season through March 11 and did not include “seeding games,” which are taking place July 30 – Aug. 14 for the 22 teams participating in the season restart at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.

TNT will announce the award winners during its coverage of the season restart.  Complete voting results for each award will be posted at


Post Your Comment

Most Recent News

NBA Playoffs Highlights: Los Angeles Lakers One Win Away From NBA Finals

25 September, 2020

  Lakers one win away from NBA Finals  ...More

Report on Hunter Biden Shows Connection to Ukraine 'Problematic,\

25 September, 2020

By Laura Tucker, Staff writer; Image: Hunter Biden (Image source: Screenshot)   Time is ticking. The presidential election is just six weeks away. If Donald Trump, Senate Homeland Security......More

NBA Playoffs Highlights: Denver Nuggets Star Jamal Murray With the Jordan-esque Move

25 September, 2020

  Jamal Murray with the Jordan-esque move  ...More