June 15, 1992

NBA awards [1991-92]



On Nov. 7, 1991, Magic Johnson announced he was HIV-positive and retired. He returned to play in the All-Star Game, winning the game’s MVP award. Larry Bird retired at the end of the season because of back problems. They played together during the 1992 Olympics.

Wilt Chamberlain Award | Michael Jordan [Bulls] 30.1 points, 6.4 rebounds, 6.1 assists, 53.3 2-point shooting, 83.2 free throw shooting, 2.3 steals.

2. Karl Malone [Jazz]
3. David Robinson [Spurs]
4. Clyde Drexler [Trail Blazers]
5. Patrick Ewing [Knicks]

Rookie of the Year | Larry Johnson [Hornets] 19.2 points, 11.0 rebounds, 3.6 assists, 49.4 2-point shooting, 82.9 free throw shooting.

Defensive Player of the Year | David Robinson [Spurs] 2.3 steals, 4.5 blocks.

Sixth Man Award | Detlef Schrempf [Pacers] 17.3 points, 9.6 rebounds, 3.9 assists, 55.4 2-point shooting, 82.8 free throw shooting.



FIRST TEAM |

Forward | Karl Malone [Jazz] 28.0 points, 11.2 rebounds, 3.0 assists, 53.0 2-point shooting, 77.8 free throw shooting. Age [28]

Forward | Scottie Pippen [Bulls] 21.0 points, 7.7 rebounds, 7.0 assists, 52.5 2-point shooting, 76.0 free throw shooting. Age [26]

Center | David Robinson [Spurs] 23.2 points, 12.2 rebounds, 2.7 assists, 55.4 2-point shooting, 70.1 free throw shooting, 2.3 steals, 4.5 blocks. Age [26]

Guard | Michael Jordan [Bulls] 30.1 points, 6.4 rebounds, 6.1 assists, 53.3 2-point shooting, 83.2 free throw shooting, 2.3 steals. Age [28]

Point guard | John Stockton [Jazz] 15.8 points, 3.3 rebounds, 13.7 assists, 50.3 2-point shooting, 40.7 3-point shooting, 84.2 free throw shooting, 3.0 steals. Age [29]



SECOND TEAM |

Forward | Charles Barkley [76ers] 23.1 points, 11.1 rebounds, 4.1 assists, 59.7 2-point shooting, 69.5 free throw shooting. Age [28]

Forward | Chris Mullin [Warriors] xx.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, xx.x 2-point shooting, xx.x free throw shooting. Age [xx]

Center | Brad Daugherty [Cavaliers] xx.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, xx.x 2-point shooting, xx.x free throw shooting. Age [xx]

Guard | Clyde Drexler [Trail Blazers] xx.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, xx.x 2-point shooting, xx.x free throw shooting. Age [xx]

Point guard | Tim Hardaway [Warriors] xx.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, xx.x 2-point shooting, xx.x free throw shooting. Age [xx]



THIRD TEAM |

Forward | Horace Grant [Bulls] xx.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, xx.x 2-point shooting, xx.x free throw shooting. Age [xx]

Forward | Larry Nance [Cavaliers] xx.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, xx.x 2-point shooting, xx.x free throw shooting. Age [xx]

Center | Patrick Ewing [Knicks] xx.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, xx.x 2-point shooting, xx.x free throw shooting. Age [xx]

Point guard | Kevin Johnson [Suns] xx.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, xx.x 2-point shooting, xx.x free throw shooting. Age [xx]

Guard | Jeff Hornacek [Suns] xx.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, xx.x 2-point shooting, xx.x free throw shooting. Age [xx]



HONORABLE MENTION |

Center | Hakeem Olajuwon [Rockets] xx.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, xx.x 2-point shooting, xx.x free throw shooting. Age [xx]

Point guard | Mark Price [Cavaliers] xx.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, xx.x 2-point shooting, xx.x free throw shooting. Age [xx]

Forward | Dennis Rodman [Pistons] xx.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, xx.x 2-point shooting, xx.x free throw shooting. Age [xx]

Forward | Kevin Willis [Hawks] xx.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, xx.x 2-point shooting, xx.x free throw shooting. Age [xx]



Best team | U.S. Olympic team | Charles Barkley, Larry Bird, Clyde Drexler, Patrick Ewing, Magic Johnson, Michael Jordan, Christian Laettner, Karl Malone, Chris Mullin, Scottie Pippen, David Robinson, John Stockton. | Oral History
— Kevin Brewer