By: William Wang
List of National Basketball Award 2014
- Most Improved Player
- Coach of the Year
- Most Defensive Player of the Year
- Sportsmanship Award
- Winning Team Of The Year( This will be posted later)
Most Improved Player
The Most Improved Player of the Year is Rudy Gay
Rudy Gay is an American professional basketball player who plays for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is the most improved player of the year because he came out of nowhere , played very well, and always wants to win. He really improved a lot.
Coach of the Year
The coach of the year is Gregg Popovich
The NBA announced that the San Antonio Spurs’ inimitable sideline stalker has been named the league’s 2014-15 Coach Of The Year, taking home the Red Auerbach Trophy after piloting his Spurs to a 62-20 record, the best mark in the NBA, and the top seed in one of the more competitive Western Conferences in recent memory. Their coach is Gregg Popovich. He is an American and his position is Head Coach.
Joakim Noah is a professional basketball player for the Chicago Bulls of the NBA. His position is in the center and is number 13. He’s the second Chicago Bull to win the Most Defensive Player. The first Chicago Bull to win the MDP is Michael Jordan. Joakim Noah was one of just three players (Detroit’s Andre Drummond and New Orleans’ Anthony Davis) to average at least 10.0 rebounds, 1.5 blocks and 1.2 steals. Behind Noah, the Bulls held opponents to a .430 field goal percentage, second-stingiest in the league.