At the end of every season, the NBA recognizes talented players for their performances.
While these awards are intended to be based solely on players’ individual performances, as the years have passed, results have varied.
Award considerations have now come to lean on things such as team winning percentage and just plain player popularity. In the process, deserving players have ended up getting the short end of the stick.
That is not to say, of course, that certain of this year’s popular players don’t also deserve the nod.
To recognize those truly deserving the honors, here, with no biased consideration, are your “should be” awards for the past season.