June 23, 1994

NBA awards [1993-94]



Goodbye, 1980s. Isiah Thomas retired. Michael Jordan retired — and played baseball. The Hawks traded Dominique Wilkins to the Clippers. Magic Johnson coached the Lakers for 16 games. The Lakers and Celtics both missed the playoffs.

Player of the Year | David Robinson [Spurs] 29.8 points, 10.7 rebounds, 4.8 assists, 51.0 2-point shooting, 74.9 free throw shooting, 3.3 blocks ... and the fourth quadruple-double in history: 34 points, 10 rebounds, 10 assists and 10 blocks on Feb. 17.

2. Shaquille O’Neal [Magic]
3. Hakeem Olajuwon [Rockets]
4. Patrick Ewing [Knicks]
5. Karl Malone [Jazz]

Rookie of the Year | Chris Webber [Warriors] 17.5 points, 9.1 rebounds, 3.6 assists, 55.9 2-point shooting, 53.2 free throw shooting, 2.2 blocks.

Defensive Player of the Year | Patrick Ewing [Knicks] 2.7 blocks.

Sixth Men of the Year | Dell Curry [Hornets] 16.3 points, 3.2 rebounds, 2.7 assists, 48.0 2-point shooting, 40.2 3-point shooting, 87.3 free throw shooting; and Armen Gilliam Curry [Nets] 11.8 points, 6.1 rebounds, 0.8 assists, 51.1 2-point shooting, 75.9 free throw shooting.

Coach of the Year | Lenny Wilkens [Hawks] 57-25



FIRST TEAM |

Forward | Karl Malone [Jazz] 25.2 points, 11.5 rebounds, 4.0 assists, 50.3 2-point shooting, 69.4 free throw shooting. Age [30]

Forward | Scottie Pippen [Bulls] 22.0 points, 8.7 rebounds, 5.6 assists, 52.2 2-point shooting, 66.0 free throw shooting, 2.9 steals. Age [28]

Center | David Robinson [Spurs] 29.8 points, 10.7 rebounds, 4.8 assists, 51.0 2-point shooting, 74.9 free throw shooting, 3.3 blocks. Robinson won the scoring title on the last day of the season, scoring 71 points on 26-for-41 shooting against the Clippers. Age [28]

Point guard | John Stockton [Jazz] 15.1 points, 3.1 rebounds, 12.6 assists, 57.0 2-point shooting, 80.5 free throw shooting, 2.4 steals. Age [31]

Guard | Reggie Miller [Pacers] 19.9 points, 2.7 rebounds, 3.1 assists, 53.5 2-point shooting, 42.1 3-point shooting, 90.8 free throw shooting. The third 50-40-90 player in history. Age [28]



SECOND TEAM |

Forward | Charles Barkley [Suns] 21.6 points, 11.2 rebounds, 4.6 assists, 54.1 2-point shooting, 70.4 free throw shooting. Age [30]

Forward | Shawn Kemp [SuperSonics] 18.1 points, 10.8 rebounds, 2.6 assists, 54.0 2-point shooting, 74.1 free throw shooting, 2.1 blocks. Age [24]

Center | Shaquille O’Neal [Magic] 29.3 points, 13.2 rebounds, 2.4 assists, 60.0 2-point shooting, 55.4 free throw shooting, 2.9 blocks. Age [21]

Point guard | Mark Price [Cavaliers] 17.3 points, 3.0 rebounds, 7.8 assists, 51.1 2-point shooting, 39.7 3-point shooting, 88.8 free throw shooting. Age [29]

Guard | Mitch Richmond [Kings] 23.4 points, 3.7 rebounds, 4.0 assists, 45.6 2-point shooting, 40.7 3-point shooting, 83.4 free throw shooting. Age [28]



THIRD TEAM |

Forward | Derrick Coleman [Nets] 20.2 points, 11.3 rebounds, 3.4 assists, 46.2 2-point shooting, 77.4 free throw shooting. Age [26]

Forward | Dominique Wilkins [Hawks-Clippers] 26.0 points, 6.5 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 47.4 2-point shooting, 28.8 3-point shooting, 84.7 free throw shooting. Age [34]

Center | Hakeem Olajuwon [Rockets] 27.3 points, 11.9 rebounds, 3.6 assists, 52.9 2-point shooting, 71.6 free throw shooting, 3.7 blocks. Age [31]

Point guard | Kevin Johnson [Suns] 20.0 points, 2.5 rebounds, 9.5 assists, 49.4 2-point shooting, 81.9 free throw shooting. Age [27]

Guard | Latrell Sprewell [Warriors] 21.0 points, 4.9 rebounds, 4.7 assists, 46.0 2-point shooting, 36.1 3-point shooting, 77.4 free throw shooting, 2.2 steals. Age [23]



HONORABLE MENTION |

Center | Patrick Ewing [Knicks] 24.5 points, 11.2 rebounds, 2.3 assists, 49.8 2-point shooting, 76.5 free throw shooting, 2.7 blocks. Age [31]

Point guard | Mookie Blaylock [Hawks] 13.8 points, 5.2 rebounds, 9.7 assists, 44.7 2-point shooting, 33.4 3-point shooting, 73.0 free throw shooting, 2.6 steals. Age [26]

Forward | Horace Grant [Bulls] 15.1 points, 11.0 rebounds, 3.4 assists, 52.8 2-point shooting, 59.6 free throw shooting. Age [28]

Forward | Kevin Willis [Hawks] 19.1 points, 12.0 rebounds, 1.9 assists, 50.1 2-point shooting, 71.3 free throw shooting. Age [31]

— Kevin Brewer

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