June 13, 1991

NBA awards [1990-91]



The flagrant foul was instituted. The Suns beat the Jazz in Tokyo. Scott Skiles had 30 assists against the Nuggets, breaking Kevin Porter’s single-game record. Rookie Dee Brown won the dunk contest. Akeem Olajuwon changed his name to Hakeem.

Player of the Year | Michael Jordan [Bulls] 31.5 points, 6.0 rebounds, 5.5 assists, 55.1 2-point shooting, 85.1 free throw shooting, 2.7 steals.

2. David Robinson [Spurs]
3. Charles Barkley [76ers]
4. Magic Johnson [Lakers]
5. Karl Malone [Jazz]

Rookie of the Year | Derrick Coleman [Nets] 18.4 points, 10.3 rebounds, 2.2 assists, 47.2 2-point shooting, 71.1 free throw shooting.

Sixth Man of the Year | Kevin McHale [Celtics] 18.4 points, 7.1 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 55.9 2-point shooting, 82.9 free throw shooting, 2.1 blocks.

2. Detlef Schrempf [Pacers]
3. Ricky Pierce [Bucks-SuperSonics]



[FIRST TEAM]

Forward | Charles Barkley [76ers] 27.6 points, 10.1 rebounds, 4.2 assists, 61.4 2-point shooting, 72.2 free throw shooting. Age [27]

Forward | Karl Malone [Jazz] 29.0 points, 11.8 rebounds, 3.3 assists, 52.9 2-point shooting, 77.0 free throw shooting. Age [27]

Center | David Robinson [Spurs] 25.6 points, 13.0 rebounds, 2.5 assists, 55.4 2-point shooting, 76.2 free throw shooting, 3.9 blocks. Age [25]

Guard | Michael Jordan [Bulls] 31.5 points, 6.0 rebounds, 5.5 assists, 55.1 2-point shooting, 85.1 free throw shooting, 2.7 steals. Age [27]

Point guard | Magic Johnson [Lakers] 19.4 points, 7.0 rebounds, 12.5 assists, 53.2 2-point shooting, 32.0 3-point shooting, 90.6 free throw shooting. Age [31]



[SECOND TEAM]

Forward | Dominique Wilkins [Hawks] 25.9 points, 9.0 rebounds, 3.3 assists, 49.2 2-point shooting, 34.1 3-point shooting, 82.9 free throw shooting. Age [31]

Forward | Chris Mullin [Warriors] 25.7 points, 5.4 rebounds, 4.0 assists, 56.0 2-point shooting, 88.4 free throw shooting. Age [27]

Center | Patrick Ewing [Knicks] 26.6 points, 11.2 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 51.6 2-point shooting, 74.5 free throw shooting, 3.2 blocks. Age [28]

Point guard | John Stockton [Jazz] 17.2 points, 2.9 rebounds, 14.2 assists, 54.1 2-point shooting, 83.6 free throw shooting, 2.9 steals. Age [28]

Guard | Clyde Drexler [Trail Blazers] 21.5 points, 6.7 rebounds, 6.0 assists, 50.9 2-point shooting, 79.4 free throw shooting. Age [28]



[THIRD TEAM]

Forward | Scottie Pippen [Bulls] 17.8 points, 7.3 rebounds, 6.2 assists, 53.4 2-point shooting, 70.6 free throw shooting, 2.4 steals. Age [25]

Forward | Larry Nance [Cavaliers] 19.2 points, 8.6 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 52.6 2-point shooting, 80.3 free throw shooting, 2.5 blocks. Age [31]

Center | Hakeem Olajuwon [Rockets] 21.2 points, 13.8 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 51.0 2-point shooting, 76.9 free throw shooting, 3.9 blocks, 2.2 steals | 56 games. Age [28]

Point guard | Kevin Johnson [Suns] 22.2 points, 3.5 rebounds, 10.1 assists, 52.9 2-point shooting, 84.3 free throw shooting. Age [24]

Guard | Reggie Miller [Pacers] 22.6 points, 3.4 rebounds, 4.0 assists, 57.5 2-point shooting, 34.8 3-point shooting, 91.8 free throw shooting. Age [25]

[HONORABLE MENTION]

Point guard | Terry Porter [Trail Blazers] 17.0 points, 3.5 rebounds, 8.0 assists, 56.4 2-point shooting, 41.5 3-point shooting, 82.3 free throw shooting, 2.0 steals. Age [27]

Point guard | Tim Hardaway [Warriors] 22.9 points, 4.0 rebounds, 9.7 assists, 49.4 2-point shooting, 38.5 3-point shooting, 80.3 free throw shooting, 2.6 steals. Age [24]
— Kevin Brewer