NBA Awards Show 2017 Results: Live Updates, Winners and Highlights
The 2017 NBA Awards show is wrapped. Scroll below for highlights from throughout the night.
- June 27, 2017
- via Bleacher Report
Emotional Russ Steals Show at NBA Awards
Most Valuable Player: Russell Westbrook
Defensive Player of the Year: Draymond Green
Most Improved Player of the Year: Giannis Antetokounmpo
Sixth Man of the Year: Eric Gordon
Rookie of the Year: Malcolm Brogdon
Coach of the Year: Mike D'Antoni
Executive of the Year: Bob Myers
- via Bleacher Report
🎥 Russ' MVP Acceptance Speech Was All Sorts of Feels
Another Touching Moment from Westbrook's Speech...
A Portion of Russ' Speech...
One of the Most Productive Seasons in NBA History
What an Inspiration
Another Incredible Moment...
Three Years in the Making
The Dagger of the Finals
60 Points in 29 Minutes Is Absurd
A Game-Winner That Eliminated the Nuggets from the Playoff Race
Nice Jab Alluding to His Days with the Knicks...
Now a Two-Time Coach of the Year
An Unreal Season...
Giannis took ridiculous leaps in True Shooting Percentage, Box Plus-Minus, Player Efficiency Rating and Win Shares per 48 Minutes. He's on the way to being one of the league's five best players. Most Improved Player this year. MVP might not be far away.
Most Improved Player Coming Up...
Nominees are Giannis Antetokounmpo, Rudy Gobert and Nikola Jokic.
What a Speech
This might be the moment of the night already.
This is the best shot ever taken by an old-school player at the newer generations.
One of the Greatest to Every Play the Game
This Is Monstrous
This Is Nasty
Maybe the play of the year here.
Dirk Nowitzki changed the game. Great honor for one of the greatest players of all time.
Sixth Man of the Year, Eric Gordon!
Among the 69 players who started fewer than 41 games and played 1,500-plus minutes, Eric Gordon was 26th in Player Efficiency Rating, 34th in Win Shares per 48 Minutes and 40th in Box Plus-Minus.
Sixth Man of the Year Coming Up...
Nominees are Andre Iguodala, Eric Gordon and Lou Williams.
2017 Rookie of the Year!
Brogdon led all rookies in total Win Shares and assists. He was fourth in total points.
Rookie of the Year Coming Up...
Grant Hill and Jada Pinkett-Smith are out to announce the winner of Rookie of the Year. The candidates are Malcolm Brogdon, Dario Saric and Joel Embiid.
An Opening Monologue and Everything!
The NBA's going all out on this.
- June 26, 2017