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NBA Awards

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.                                                                                                                                                   Rudy Gay Kings.jpg

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.

Most Defensive Player of the Year
The most defensive player of the year is Joakim Noah

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.

Sportsmanship Award
The person who received the Sportsmanship Award is Mike Conley

Mike Conley is a professional basketball point guard. He is in Memphis Grizzlies since 2007. He got the Sportsmanship Award because Mike Conley is a hard, competitive guy and plays basketball in a very classy and professional way.

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