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HERE’S THE 2019 NBA AWARDS WINNERS

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2019 NBA AWARDS WINNERS

Turner Sports and the NBA held the 2019 NBA Awards on June 24 ,2019 at Barker Hangar.

Hosted by Basketball Hall of Famer and entertainment icon Shaquille O’Neal, the third annual NBA Awards honored the league’s top performers from the 2018-19 regular season as well as legends Larry Bird and Magic Johnson and trailblazing Good Morning America anchor Robin Roberts.

The balloting was tabulated by the independent accounting firm of Ernst & Young LLP.

MEDIA-VOTED AWARDS

Kia NBA Most Valuable Player: Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks

Kia NBA Rookie of the Year: Luka Dončić, Dallas Mavericks 

Kia NBA Most Improved Player: Pascal Siakam, Toronto Raptors

Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year: Rudy Gobert, Utah Jazz

Kia NBA Sixth Man Award: Lou Williams, LA Clippers

NBA Coach of the Year: Mike Budenholzer, Milwaukee Bucks

NBA EXECUTIVE-VOTED AWARD

NBA Basketball Executive of the Year: Jon Horst, Milwaukee Bucks

PLAYER-VOTED AWARDS

Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year: Mike Conley, Memphis Grizzlies

NBA Sportsmanship Award: Mike Conley, Memphis Grizzlies

COMMUNITY AWARD (PRESENTED BY KAISER PERMANENTE)*

Seasonlong NBA Cares Community Assist Award: Bradley Beal, Washington Wizards
*The winner was chosen by fans and an NBA executive panel.

FAN-VOTED AWARD

House of Highlights Moment of the Year: Minnesota Timberwolves guard Derrick Rose scores a career-high 50 points against the Utah Jazz on Oct. 31, 2018.

SPECIAL NBA AWARDS HONORS

Lifetime Achievement Award: Larry Bird and Magic Johnson
Sager Strong Award: Robin Roberts
Hustle Award: Marcus Smart, Boston Celtics

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