NBA Awards Set to Take Place on Monday Night in Los Angeles, California
The final stop prior to the beginning of free agency is set to take place on Monday night!
The NBA Awards will air tomorrow at 9:00 PM EST as the red carpet is rolled out for the League’s best in Los Angeles California. Hosted by comedian and actor Anthony Anderson, the festivities will include a musical performance from rapper Travis Scott and will feature NBA great Dikembe Mutombo receiving the Sager Strong Award in memory of the late TNT sideline interviewer Craig Sager who passed away after a battle with leukaemia.
A fellow NBA great Oscar Robertson will also be honoured with a Lifetime Achievement Award.
The finalists for the NBA awards are as follows:
- NBA Most Valuable Player: Anthony Davis (NOP), James Harden (HOU), LeBron James (CLE)
- NBA Rookie of the Year: Donovan Mitchell (UTA), Ben Simmons (PHI), Jayson Tatum (BOS)
- NBA Defensive Player of the Year: Anthony Davis (NOP), Joel Embiid (PHI), Rudy Gobert (UTA)
- NBA Sixth Man: Eric Gordon (HOU), Fred VanVleet (TOR), Lou Williams (LAL)
- NBA Most Improved Player: Clint Capela (HOU), Spencer Dinwiddie (BRK), Victor Oladipo (IND)
- NBA Coach of the Year: Dwane Casey (TOR), Quin Snyder (UTA), Brad Stevens (BOS)
The Fan-Voted Awards will include:
- Play of the Year
- Best Style
- Dunk of the Year
- Clutch Shot of the Year
- Assist of the Year
- Block of the Year
- Handle of the Year
The NBA Cares Community Assist Award will also be presented to one NBA star.