June 9, 1986

NBA awards [1985-86]



The Knicks won the first draft lottery and selected Patrick Ewing with the top pick. The Kings moved from Kansas City to Sacramento. 5-foot-7 rookie Spud Webb won the Slam Dunk Contest. Larry Bird won the first Three-Point Shootout. David Stern banned Micheal Ray Richardson and Michael Jordan’s shoes.

Player of the Year | Larry Bird [Celtics] 25.8 points, 9.8 rebounds, 6.8 assists, 50.6 2-point shooting, 42.3 3-point shooting, 89.6 free throw shooting, 2.0 steals.

2. Magic Johnson [Lakers]
3. Dominique Wilkins [Hawks]
4. Charles Barkley [76ers]
5. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar [Lakers]

Rookie of the Year | Xavier McDaniel [SuperSonics] 17.1 points, 8.0 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 49.2 2-point shooting, 68.7 free throw shooting. Age [22]

Defensive Player of the Year | Larry Bird [Celtics] 2.0 blocks.

Sixth Man of the Year | Ricky Pierce [Bucks] 13.9 points, 2.9 rebounds, 2.2 assists, 55.0 2-point shooting, 85.8 free throw shooting.

Coach of the Year | K.C. Jones [Celtics] 67-15



FIRST TEAM |

Forward | Larry Bird [Celtics] 25.8 points, 9.8 rebounds, 6.8 assists, 50.6 2-point shooting, 42.3 3-point shooting, 89.6 free throw shooting, 2.0 steals. Age [29]

Forward | Dominique Wilkins [Hawks] 30.3 points, 7.9 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 47.9 2-point shooting, 81.8 free throw shooting. Age [26]

Center | Kareem Abdul-Jabbar [Lakers] 23.4 points, 6.1 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 56.5 2-point shooting, 76.5 free throw shooting. Age [38]

Point guard | Magic Johnson [Lakers] 18.8 points, 5.9 rebounds, 12.6 assists, 54.1 2-point shooting, 87.1 free throw shooting. Age [26]

Point guard | Sidney Moncrief [Bucks] 20.2 points, 4.6 rebounds, 4.9 assists, 50.9 2-point shooting, 85.9 free throw shooting. Age [28]



SECOND TEAM |

Forward | Charles Barkley [76ers] 20.0 points, 12.8 rebounds, 3.9 assists, 59.8 2-point shooting, 68.5 free throw shooting, 2.2 steals. Age [22]

Forward | Adrian Dantley [Jazz] 29.8 points, 5.2 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 56.7 2-point shooting, 79.1 free throw shooting. Age [29]

Center | Akeem Olajuwon [Rockets] 23.5 points, 11.5 rebounds, 2.0 assists, 52.6 2-point shooting, 64.5 free throw shooting, 2.0 steals, 3.4 blocks. Age [23]

Point guard | Isiah Thomas [Pistons] 20.9 points, 3.6 rebounds, 10.8 assists, 50.1 2-point shooting, 31.0 3-point shooting, 79.0 free throw shooting, 2.2 steals. Age [24]

Guard | Alvin Robertson [Spurs] 17.0 points, 6.3 rebounds, 5.5 assists, 52.1 2-point shooting, 79.5 free throw shooting, 3.7 steals. Age [23] Set the single-season record for steals per game.



HONORABLE MENTION |

Forward | Alex English [Nuggets] 29.8 points, 5.0 rebounds, 4.0 assists, 50.5 2-point shooting, 86.2 free throw shooting. Age [32]

Forward | Kevin McHale [Celtics] 21.3 points, 8.1 rebounds, 2.7 assists, 57.4 2-point shooting, 77.6 free throw shooting, 2.0 blocks. Age [28]

Center | Moses Malone [76ers] 23.8 points, 11.8 rebounds, 1.2 assists, 45.9 2-point shooting, 78.7 free throw shooting. Age [30]

— Kevin Brewer

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