April 3, 2017

Battle of the Network Stars

Battle of the Network Stars IV | May 1978



Winner | CBS

2. ABC
3. NBC

Best athlete (men) | Kevin Dobson, CBS
Best athlete (women) | Melissa Gilbert, NBC

Swimming relay | CBS

2. ABC
3. NBC

Anchor leg (winner) | Kevin Dobson, CBS

Kayak relay | ABC

2. NBC
3. CBS

Anchor leg (winner) | Parker Stevenson, ABC

Frisbee catch | CBS

2. ABC
3. NBC

Leading scorer | Bo Svenson, CBS

Obstacle course | NBC

2. CBS
3. ABC

Best time (men) | Lance Kerwin, NBC
Best time (women) | Melissa Gilbert, NBC, 14 years old

Running relay | ABC

2. CBS
3. NBC

Anchor leg (winner) | Kene Holliday, ABC

3-on-3 football | CBS

2. ABC
3. NBC

Winning quarterback | Kevin Dobson, CBS

Tug of War | CBS beats ABC, 55 seconds

Lead | Bo Svenson, CBS
Anchor | Denise Nicholas, CBS

Injury
Bo Svenson, CBS (shoulder)
Parker Stevenson, CBS (ankle)





Battle of the Network Stars IV May 1978 / notes

Frisbee catch

Game 1 | CBS 32, ABC 24
Game 2 | ABC 33, NBC 17
Final game | CBS 32, ABC 26

Obstacle course

Tiegs, ABC, won
Principal, CBS

Boone, ABC, won
Bates, NBC

Dobson, CBS
Wilcox, NBC, won (photo finish)

Finals

Gilbert, NBC, won
Principal, CBS

Dobson, CBS
Kerwin, NBC, won

Football

CBS, 14 pts
Dobson, CBS, TD
Dobson, CBS, Randall, completion
MacArthur, CBS, Dobson, TD
Walker, CBS, MacArthur, completion

ABC, 10 pts
Kaplan, ABC, Tiegs, TD
Kaplan, ABC, Boone, TD




Battle of the Network Stars V | November 1978



Winner | NBC

2. ABC
3. CBS

Best athlete (men) | Joseph Bottoms, NBC
Best athlete (women) | Valerie Bertinelli, CBS

Swimming relay | NBC, 1:25.08 (record)

2. ABC
3. CBS

Anchor leg (winner) | Joseph Bottoms, NBC

Kayak relay | ABC

2. NBC
3. CBS

Anchor leg (winner) | Gabe Kaplan, ABC

Baseball dunk | NBC

2. CBS
3. ABC

Leading scorer | William Devane, NBC

Obstacle course | CBS

2. NBC
3. ABC

Individual winner (men) | Tim Reid, CBS
Individual winner (women) | Valerie Bertinelli, CBS

Running relay | NBC

2. CBS
3. ABC

Anchor leg (winner) | Joseph Bottoms, NBC

3-on-3 football | ABC

2. NBC
3. CBS

Winning quarterback | Gabe Kaplan, ABC

Tug of War | NBC beats ABC

Lead | Caskey Swaim, NBC
Anchor | Robert Conrad, NBC

Injury
Pat Klous, CBS (leg)


Battle of the Network Stars VI | May 1979



Winner | CBS

2. ABC
3. NBC

Best athlete (men) | Richard Hatch, ABC
Best athlete (women) | Brianne Leary, NBC

Swimming relay | NBC

2. CBS
3. ABC

Anchor leg (winner) | William Devane, NBC

Kayak relay | ABC

2. CBS
3. NBC

Anchor leg (winner) | Richard Hatch, ABC

Baseball dunk | CBS

2. ABC
3. NBC

Leading scorer | Robert Urich, ABC

Obstacle course | CBS

2. ABC
3. NBC

Individual winner (men) | Richard Hatch, ABC, 20.20
Individual winner (women) | Valerie Bertinelli, CBS, 26.79

Running relay | CBS

2. NBC
3. ABC

Anchor leg (winner) | Patrick Duffy, CBS

3-on-3 football | ABC

2. CBS
3. NBC

Winning quarterback | Billy Crystal, ABC

Tug of War | CBS beats ABC

Lead | Gary Sandy, CBS
Anchor | Lou Ferrigno, CBS


Battle of the Network Stars VII | November 1979



Winner | NBC

2 .CBS
3. ABC

Best athlete (men) | Gil Gerard, NBC
Best athlete (women) | Judy Norton-Taylor, CBS

Swimming relay | ABC

2. NBC
3. CBS

Anchor leg (winner) | Robert Hays, ABC

Kayak relay | NBC

2. ABC
3. CBS

Anchor leg (winner) | Greg Evigan, NBC

Baseball dunk | CBS, 27 points (record)

2. NBC
3. ABC

Leading scorer | Gregory Harrison, CBS

Obstacle course | CBS

2. ABC
3. NBC

Individual winner (men) | Gregory Harrison, CBS
Individual winner (women) | Judy Norton-Taylor, CBS, 20.41

Record (women) | Kristy McNichol, ABC, 19.56 (preliminary heat)

Running relay | NBC

2. ABC
3. CBS

Anchor leg (winner) | Gil Gerard, NBC

3-on-3 football | NBC

2. CBS
3. ABC

Winning quarterback | Gil Gerard, NBC

Tug of War | NBC beats CBS

Lead | Greg Evigan, NBC
Anchor | Robert Conrad, NBC


Battle of the Network Stars VIII | May 1980



Winner | ABC

2 .NBC
3. CBS

Best athlete (men) | Kent McCord, ABC
Best athlete (women) | Randi Oakes, NBC

Kayak relay | CBS

2. ABC
3. NBC

Anchor leg (winner) | Gary Sandy, CBS

Swimming relay | ABC

2. NBC
3. CBS

Anchor leg (winner) | Scott Baio, ABC

3-on-3 football | ABC

2. NBC
3. CBS

Winning quarterback | Kent McCord, ABC

Baseball dunk | NBC

2. ABC
3. CBS

Leading scorer | Robert Hays, ABC

Obstacle course | ABC

2. NBC
3. CBS

Individual winner (men) | Scott Baio, ABC
Individual winner (women) | Randi Oakes, NBC

Tandem bike relay | ABC

2. NBC
3. CBS

Anchor leg (winner) | Kent McCord and Joan Prather, ABC

Running relay | NBC

2. ABC
3. CBS

Anchor leg (winner) | Gil Gerard, NBC

Tug of War | ABC beats NBC, 2:17

Lead | Robert Hayes, ABC
Anchor | Kent McCord, ABC

Injuries
Chad Everett, CBS (knee)
Robyn Douglass, ABC (thigh)
Cathy Lee Crosby (groin)
Joan Van Ark, CBS (back)
Scott Baio, ABC (knee)
Joan Prather, ABC (both hands)


Battle of the Network Stars IX | December 1980



Winner | CBS

2. ABC
3. NBC

Best athlete (men) | Gregory Harrison and Tom Selleck, CBS
Best athlete (women) | Judy Norton-Taylor, CBS

Kayak relay | CBS

2. NBC
3. ABC

Anchor leg (winner) | Gregory Harrison, CBS

Swimming relay | CBS (by a nose)

2. ABC
3. NBC

Anchor leg (winner) | Gregory Harrison, CBS

3-on-3 football | CBS

2. ABC
3. NBC

Winning quarterback | Tom Selleck, CBS

Baseball dunk | CBS

2. ABC
3. NBC

Leading scorer | Tom Selleck, CBS

Obstacle course | ABC

2. CBS
3. NBC

Individual winner (men) | Scott Baio, ABC, 18.18
Individual winner (women) | Judy Norton-Taylor, CBS, 25.80

Tandem bike relay | ABC

2. NBC
3. CBS

Anchor leg (winner) | Max Gail and Phyllis Davis, ABC

Running relay | CBS

2. NBC
3. ABC

Anchor leg (winner) | Tom Selleck, CBS

Tug of War | CBS beats ABC, 21.38 seconds (record)

Lead | Gregory Harrison, CBS
Anchor | Tom Selleck, CBS


Battle of the Network Stars X | May 1981



Winner | CBS

2. NBC
3. ABC

Best athlete (men) | Gregory Harrison, CBS
Best athlete (women) | Judy Norton-Taylor, CBS

Kayak relay | ABC

2. NBC
3. CBS

Anchor leg (winner) | Robert Urich, ABC

Swimming relay | CBS

2. ABC
3. NBC

Anchor leg (winner) | Gregory Harrison, CBS

3-on-3 football | CBS

2. ABC
3. NBC

Winning quarterback | Tom Selleck, CBS

Baseball dunk | ABC

2. NBC
3. CBS

Leading scorer (men) | Skip Stephenson, NBC
Leading scorer (women) | Ann Jillian, ABC
Leading scorer (women) | Melanie Chartoff, ABC

Obstacle course | NBC

2. CBS
3. ABC

Individual winner (men) | Michael Warren, NBC, 22.40
Individual winner (women) | Judy Norton-Taylor, CBS

Record (men) | Scott Baio, ABC, 17.88 seconds

Tandem bike relay | CBS

2. ABC
3. NBC

Anchor leg (winner) | Gregory Harrison and Judy Norton-Taylor, CBS

Running relay | NBC

2. CBS
3. ABC

Anchor leg (winner) | Woody Brown, NBC

Tug of War | CBS beats NBC

Lead | Gregory Harrison, CBS
Anchor | Tom Selleck, CBS

Injuries
Judy Norton-Taylor, CBS (ankle)
Scott Baio, ABC (shoulder)


Battle of the Network Stars XI | December 1981



Winner | NBC

Best athlete (men) | Mark Harmon, NBC
Best athlete (women) | Randi Oakes, NBC

Kayak relay | CBS (by a nose)

2. ABC
3. NBC

Anchor leg (winner) | Jared Martin, CBS

Swimming relay | NBC

2. ABC
3. CBS

Anchor leg (winner) | Mark Harmon, NBC

3-on-3 football | NBC

2. ABC
3. CBS

Winning quarterback | Gabe Kaplan, NBC

Baseball dunk | ABC, 27 points (tied record)

2. CBS
3. NBC

Leading scorer (men) | Scott Baio, ABC
Leading scorer (women) | Ann Jillian, ABC

Obstacle course | NBC

2. CBS
3. ABC

Individual winner (men) | Mark Harmon, NBC
Individual winner (women) | Randi Oakes, NBC

Tandem bike relay | ABC, 2:48.48 (record)

2. NBC
3. CBS

Anchor leg (winner) | Sam J. Jones and Donna Dixon, ABC

Running relay | NBC

2. ABC
3. CBS

Anchor leg (winner) | Mark Harmon, NBC

Tug of War | NBC beats ABC, 12:53 (record)

Lead | xxxxx
Anchor | xxxxx


Battle of the Network Stars XII | May 1982



Winner | CBS

2. NBC
3. ABC

Best athlete (men) | Mark Harmon, NBC
Best athlete (women) | Debbie Allen, NBC

Swimming relay | ABC

2. NBC
3. CBS

Anchor leg (winner) | Douglas Barr, ABC

Kayak relay | NBC

2. CBS
3. ABC

Anchor leg (winner) | Mark Harmon, NBC

3-on-3 football | ABC

2. CBS
3. NBC

Baseball dunk | CBS

2. ABC
3. NBC

Leading scorer (men) | Pernell Roberts, CBS
Leading scorer (men) | Robert Walden, CBS
Leading scorer (women) | Catherine Bach, CBS

Obstacle course | NBC

2. ABC
3. CBS

Individual winner (men) | Mark Harmon, NBC, 17.50 (record)
Individual winner (women) | Debbie Allen, NBC, 24.76

Running relay | NBC

2. CBS
3. ABC

Anchor leg (winner) | Mark Harmon, NBC

Tug of War | CBS beats NBC, 9:42

Lead | Tom Wopat, CBS
Anchor | Pernell Roberts, CBS

Injury
Debbie Allen, NBC (ankle)


Battle of the Network Stars XIII | December 1982



Winner | ABC

2. NBC
3. CBS

Best athlete (men) | John James, ABC
Best athlete (women) | Kathy Maisnik, ABC

Swimming relay | ABC (by a stroke)

2. CBS
3. NBC

Anchor leg (winner) | Stephen Collins, ABC

Kayak relay | ABC

2. CBS
3. NBC

Anchor leg (winner) | William Shatner, ABC

3-on-3 football | NBC

2. CBS
3. ABC

Winning quarterback | Michael Warren, NBC

Baseball dunk | NBC

2. ABC
3. CBS

Leading scorer (men) | Ricky Schroder, NBC
Leading scorer (men) | Stephen Collins, ABC

Obstacle course | ABC

2. NBC
3. CBS

Individual winner (men) | John James, ABC, 22.00 (penalty)
Individual winner (women) | Kathy Maisnik, ABC, 24.12

Tandem bike relay | NBC

2. ABC
3. CBS

Anchor leg (winner) | Dean Butler and Betty Thomas, NBC

Running relay | CBS

2. ABC
3. NBC

Anchor leg (winner) | Byron Cherry, CBS

Tug of War | ABC beats NBC

Lead | John James, ABC
Anchor | William Shatner, ABC


Battle of the Network Stars XIV | May 1983



Winner | ABC

2. CBS
3. NBC

Best athlete (men) | Scott Baio, ABC
Best athlete (women) | Randi Oakes, ABC

Swimming relay | CBS

2. ABC
3. NBC

Anchor leg (winner) | Billy Moses, CBS

Kayak relay | ABC

2. NBC
3. CBS

Anchor leg (winner) | John James, ABC

3-on-3 football | ABC

2. NBC
3. CBS

Winning quarterback | Scott Baio, ABC

Baseball dunk | ABC (sudden death)

2. CBS
3. NBC

Leading scorer (men) | Billy Moses, CBS
Leading scorer (women) | Randi Oakes, ABC

Obstacle course | ABC

Individual winner (men) | Scott Baio, ABC
Individual winner (women) | Randi Oakes, ABC

Tandem bike relay | CBS

2. ABC
3. NBC

Anchor leg (winner) | Tom Wopat and Audrey Landers, CBS

Running relay | ABC, 1:58.20

2. CBS
3. NBC

Anchor leg (winner) | Scott Baio, ABC

ABC clinched the title by winning the running relay.

Tug of War | CBS beats NBC

CBS and NBC competed in the Tug of War for second place.

Lead | Tom Wopat, CBS
Anchor | John Beck, CBS

Injuries
Adrian Zmed, ABC (ankle)
Lisa Eilbacher, ABC (knee)


Battle of the Network Stars XV | December 1983



Winner | ABC

2. CBS
3. NBC

Best athlete (men) | Billy Moses, CBS
Best athlete (women) | Melinda Culea, NBC

Swimming relay | CBS

2. ABC
3. NBC

Anchor leg (winner) | Billy Moses, CBS

Kayak relay | CBS, 3:53.59

2. ABC
3. NBC

Anchor leg (winner) | Billy Moses, CBS

3-on-3 football | CBS

2. ABC
3. NBC

Winning quarterback | William Devane, CBS

Baseball dunk | NBC

2. CBS
3. ABC

Leading scorer (women) | Martha Smith, CBS
Leading scorer (women) | Cynthia Sikes, NBC

Obstacle course | CBS

2. NBC
3. ABC

Best time (men) | Billy Moses, CBS, 18.86
Best time (women) | Melinda Culea, NBC, 24.38

Tandem bike relay | ABC

2. CBS
3. NBC

Anchor leg (winner) | Daniel Hugh Kelly and Jill Wheelan, ABC

Running relay | ABC

2. CBS
3. NBC

Anchor leg (winner) | Ben Murphy, ABC

Tug of War | ABC beats CBS

Lead | Geoffrey Scott, ABC
Anchor | Ben Murphy, ABC

Injuries
Edward Albert, NBC (knee)


Battle of the Network Stars XVI | May 1984



Winner | CBS

2. NBC
3. ABC

Best athlete (men) | John James, ABC
Best athlete (women) | Lisa Whelchel, NBC

Kayak relay | ABC

2. NBC
3. CBS

Anchor leg (winner) | John James, ABC

Swimming relay | CBS

2. NBC
3. ABC

Anchor leg (winner) | Billy Moses, CBS

3-on-3 football | CBS

2. NBC
3. ABC

Winning quarterback | William Devane, CBS

Obstacle course | NBC

2. CBS
3. ABC

Best time (men) | Mark Harmon, NBC, 18.63
Best time (women) | Lisa Whelchel, NBC, 25.25

Tandem bike relay | ABC

2. CBS
3. NBC

Anchor leg (winner) | John James and Shawn Weatherly, ABC

Running relay | ABC

2. NBC
3. CBS

Anchor leg (winner) | John James, ABC

Tug of War | CBS beats NBC

Lead | Richard Dean Anderson, then Billy Moses, CBS
Anchor | Douglas Sheehan, CBS


Battle of the Network Stars XVII | December 1984

Xxxxx

Winner | xx

2. xx
3. xx

Best athlete (men) | xxx xxx, xxx
Best athlete (women) | xxx xxx, xxx

Kayak relay | xxx

2. xx
3. xx

Anchor leg (winner) | xxx xxx, xxx

Swimming relay | xx

2. xx
3. xx

Anchor leg (winner) | xxx xxx, xxx


Battle of the Network Stars IV | May 1978



Winner | CBS

2. ABC
3. NBC

Best athlete (men) | Kevin Dobson, CBS
Best athlete (women) | Melissa Gilbert, NBC

Battle of the Network Stars V | November 1978



Winner | NBC

2. ABC
3. CBS

Best athlete (men) | Joseph Bottoms, NBC
Best athlete (women) | Valerie Bertinelli, CBS

Battle of the Network Stars VI | May 1979



Winner | CBS

2. ABC
3. NBC

Best athlete (men) | Richard Hatch, ABC
Best athlete (women) | Brianne Leary, NBC

Battle of the Network Stars VII | November 1979



Winner | NBC

2 .CBS
3. ABC

Best athlete (men) | Gil Gerard, NBC
Best athlete (women) | Judy Norton-Taylor, CBS

Battle of the Network Stars VIII | May 1980



Winner | ABC

2 .NBC
3. CBS

Best athlete (men) | Kent McCord, ABC
Best athlete (women) | Randi Oakes, NBC

Battle of the Network Stars IX | December 1980



Winner | CBS

2. ABC
3. NBC

Best athlete (men) | Gregory Harrison and Tom Selleck, CBS
Best athlete (women) | Judy Norton-Taylor, CBS

Battle of the Network Stars X | May 1981



Winner | CBS

2. NBC
3. ABC

Best athlete (men) | Gregory Harrison, CBS
Best athlete (women) | Judy Norton-Taylor, CBS

Battle of the Network Stars XI | December 1981



Winner | NBC

Best athlete (men) | Mark Harmon, NBC
Best athlete (women) | Randi Oakes, NBC

Battle of the Network Stars XII | May 1982



Winner | CBS

2. NBC
3. ABC

Best athlete (men) | Mark Harmon, NBC
Best athlete (women) | Debbie Allen, NBC

Battle of the Network Stars XIII | December 1982



Winner | ABC

2. NBC
3. CBS

Best athlete (men) | John James, ABC
Best athlete (women) | Kathy Maisnik, ABC

Battle of the Network Stars XIV | May 1983



Winner | ABC

2. CBS
3. NBC

Best athlete (men) | Scott Baio, ABC
Best athlete (women) | Randi Oakes, ABC

Battle of the Network Stars XV | December 1983



Winner | ABC

2. CBS
3. NBC

Best athlete (men) | Billy Moses, CBS
Best athlete (women) | Melinda Culea, NBC

Battle of the Network Stars XVI | May 1984



Winner | CBS

2. NBC
3. ABC

Best athlete (men) | John James, ABC
Best athlete (women) | Lisa Whelchel, NBC

March 12, 2017

best offenses

1. 2017 WARRIORS | 115.7 offensive rating

Coach | Steve Kerr

Offense | Intricate

Points per game | 116.8

Point guard | Stephen Curry

Pace | 100.3

Leading scorers | Kevin Durant: 25.3 points and Stephen Curry: 24.9

Finisher | Kevin Durant

3-point shooters | Stephen Curry, Klay Thompson, Kevin Durant and Draymond Green

Sixth man | Andre Iguodala

[video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oe8zSrKhFr4[/video]



2. 1987 LAKERS | 115.6 offensive rating

Coach | Pat Riley

Offense | Showtime

Points per game | 117.8

Point guard | Magic Johnson

Pace | 101.6

Leading scorer | Magic Johnson: 23.9 points

Finisher | James Worthy

3-point shooter | Michael Cooper

Sixth (and seventh) men | Michael Cooper and Mychal Thompson

[video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p0IIMeMWPH0[/video]



3. 1992 BULLS | 115.5 offensive rating

Coach | Phil Jackson

Offense | Triangle

Points per game | 109.9

Point guards | John Paxson and B.J. Armstrong

Point forward | Scottie Pippen

Pace | 94.4

Leading scorer | Michael Jordan: 30.1 points

Finisher | Michael Jordan

3-point shooters | none

Sixth man | B.J. Armstrong

[video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFwhuQk-OLc[/video]



4. 1988 CELTICS | 115.4 offensive rating

Coach | K.C. Jones

Offense | Balanced

Points per game | 113.6

Point guard | Dennis Johnson

Pace | 97.9

Leading scorer | Larry Bird: 29.9 points

Finisher | Larry Bird

3-point shooters | Bird and Danny Ainge

Sixth man | none

[video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iiTbAijfSqk[/video]



4. 2017 ROCKETS | 115.4 offensive rating

Coach | Mike D’Antoni

Offense | 3-pointers and a cloud of dust

Points per game | 115.1

Point guard | James Harden

Pace | 99.1

Leading scorer | James Harden: 28.9 points

Finisher | James Harden

3-point shooters | Everyone: Harden, Eric Gordon, Ryan Anderson, Trevor Ariza, Lou Williams and Patrick Beverley

Sixth (seventh and eighth) men | Eric Gordon, Lou Williams and Clint Capela

[video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rc2N3fpEEhU/[video]



6. 2010 SUNS | 115.3 offensive rating

Coach | Alvin Gentry

Offense | Seven seconds or less

Points per game | 110.2

Point guard | Steve Nash

Pace | 95.3

Leading scorer | Amare Stoudemire: 23.1 points

Finisher | Amare Stoudemire

3-point shooters | Channing Frye, Jason Richardson, Steve Nash and Jared Dudley

Sixth man | Jared Dudley

[video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9oiIbLM02Tc[/video]



7. 1996 BULLS | 115.2 offensive rating

Coach | Phil Jackson

Offense | Triangle

Points per game | 105.2

Point guards | Ron Harper and Steve Kerr

Point forward | Scottie Pippen

Pace | 91.1

Leading scorer | Michael Jordan: 30.4 points

Finisher | Michael Jordan

3-point shooters | Jordan, Scottie Pippen, Steve Kerr, and Toni Kukoc

Sixth (and seventh) men | Toni Kukoc and Steve Kerr

[video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WQpdz_98Blc&t=50s[/video]



8. 1995 MAGIC | 115.1 offensive rating

Coach | Brian Hill

Offense | Young

Points per game | 110.9

Point guard | Anfernee Hardaway

Pace | 95.1

Leading scorer | Shaquille O’Neal: 29.3 points

Finisher | Shaquille O’Neal

3-point shooters | Nick Anderson, Dennis Scott and Anfernee Hardaway

Sixth (and seventh) men | Dennis Scott and Brian Shaw

[video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dkrPBAhVFn0[/video]

March 11, 2017

nba awards

Player of the Year | xxxxx xxxxx, xxxxx. xx.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, xx.x 2-point shooting, xx.x 3-point shooting, xx.x free throw shooting, xx.x PER, x.x RPM.[1. ESPN.com’s Real Plus-Minus is the advanced metric of the moment.] Age [xx] xxxxx

2. xxxxx
3. xxxxx
4. xxxxx
5. xxxxx

[video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QXiAIxiyVXk[/video]



Coach of the Year | Mike D’Antoni, Rockets. 5x-2x. A true visionary. He moved James Harden to point guard and surrounded him with 3-point shooters, producing the 10th-best offense of all time and breaking the record for 3-pointers in a season. Surprisingly, the Rockets also had the league’s 13th-best defense.

2. Quin Snyder, Jazz—sdf
3. Brad Stevens, Celtics

Honorable mention
Scott Brooks, Wizards
Jason Kidd, Bucks
Steve Kerr, Warriors
Gregg Popovich, Spurs
Tyronn Lue, Cavaliers
David Fizdale, Grizzlies

Rookie of the Year | Malcolm Brogdon, Bucks. xx.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, 4x.x 2-point shooting, 4x.x 3-point shooting, 8x.x free throw shooting, 1x.x PER, x.x RPM. Age [24] Joel Embiid (24.0 PER) played just 31 games.

2. Dario Saric, 76ers
3. Willy Hernangomez, Knicks

In a dead heat with 2013-14 for the worst rookie class of all time.

Defensive Player of the Year | Rudy Gobert, Jazz. 2.x blocks, x.xx Defensive RPM. Age [24] He led the league in blocks and Defensive RPM.

Power forward | Draymond Green, Warriors
Small forward | Robert Covington, 76ers.  2. Kawhi Leonard, Spurs.
Point guard | Chris Paul, Clippers.  2. Patrick Beverly, Rockets.
Shooting guard | Tony Allen, Grizzlies.  2. Danny Green, Spurs.

Sixth Man Award | Andre Iguodala, Warriors. xx.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, xx.x 2-point shooting, xx.x, 3-point shooting, xx.x free throw shooting, 2x.x PER, x.x RPM. Age [33] xxxxx

Bench
Eric Gordon, Rockets
Lou Williams, Lakers-Rockets
James Johnson, Heat
Greg Monroe, Bucks
Patty Mills, Spurs
Enes Kanter, Thunder

Most Improved Player | Pass.

Teammate of the Year | xxxxx xxxxx, xxxxx. xx.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, xx.x 2-point shooting, xx.x 3-point shooting, xx.x free throw shooting, xx.x PER, x.xx RPM. Age [xx] xxxxx



[video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u_SttOJAvhg[/video]

FIRST TEAM

Forward | LeBron James, Cavaliers. 2x.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, 5x.x 2-point shooting, 3x.x 3-point shooting, xx.x free throw shooting, 2x.x PER, x.xx RPM. Age [32] xxxxx

Forward | Kawhi Leonard, Spurs. 2x.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, 5x.x 2-point shooting, 3x.x 3-point shooting, 8x.x free throw shooting, 2x.x PER, x.xx RPM. Age [25] xxxxx

https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/kawhi-leonards-rise-to-superstardom/

Center | Rudy Gobert, Jazz. 1x.x points, 1x.x rebounds, x.x assists, 6x.x 2-point shooting, 6x.x free throw shooting, 2.x blocks, xx.x PER, x.xx RPM. Age [24] Best nicknames in the league: The Stifle Tower, The French Rejection, The Gobert Report.

Point guard | James Harden, Rockets. 2x.x points, x.x rebounds, 1x.x assists, 4x.x 2-point shooting, 3x.x 3-point shooting, 8x.x free throw shooting, 2x.3 PER, x.xx RPM. Age [27] xxxxx

https://fivethirtyeight.com/features/lebron-and-harden-are-the-nbas-best-quarterbacks/

Point guard | Russell Westbrook, Thunder. 2x.x points, 1x.x rebounds, 1x.x assists, xx.x 2-point shooting, xx.x 3-point shooting, xx.x free throw shooting, x.x steals, xx triple-doubles, 2x.6 PER, x.xx RPM. Age [28] xxxxx

[video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=26ov6OuAif4[/video]



SECOND TEAM

Forward | Jimmy Butler, Bulls. 2x.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, 4x.x 2-point shooting, 3x.x 3-point shooting, 8x.x free throw shooting, 2x.x PER, x.xx RPM. Age [27] xxxxx

Forward | Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bucks. 2x.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, 5x.x 2-point shooting, 7x.x free throw shooting, 2x.x PER, x.xx RPM. Age [22] xxxxx

Center | Anthony Davis, Pelicans. 2x.x points, 1x.x rebounds, x.x assists, 5x.x 2-point shooting, 7x.x free throw shooting, 2.x blocks, 2x.x PER, x.xx RPM. Age [23] xxxxx

Point guard | Stephen Curry, Warriors. 2x.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, 5x.x 2-point shooting, 4x.x 3-point shooting, 9x.x free throw shooting, 2x.x PER, x.xx RPM. Age [28] xxxxx

Point guard | John Wall, Wizards. 2x.x points, x.x rebounds, 1x.x assists, 4x.x 2-point shooting, 3x.x 3-point shooting, 8x.x free throw shooting, 2.x steals, 2x.x PER, x.xx RPM. Age [26] xxxxx

[video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1qmkE-RRCA[/video]



THIRD TEAM

Forward | Kevin Durant, Warriors. 2x.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, xx.x 2-point shooting, 3x.x 3-point shooting, 8x.x free throw shooting, 2x.x PER, x.xx RPM. Age [27] xxxxx

Forward | Draymond Green, Warriors. 1x.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, xx.x 2-point shooting, 3x.x 3-point shooting, 6x.x free throw shooting, 1x.x PER, x.xx RPM. Age [26] xxxxx

Center | DeMarcus Cousins, Kings-Pelicans. 2x.x points, 1x.x rebounds, x.x assists, 4x.x 2-point shooting, 3x.x 3-point shooting, 7x.x free throw shooting, 2x.x PER, x.xx RPM. Age [26] xxxxx

Point guard | Isaiah Thomas, Celtics. 2x.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, 5x.x 2-point shooting, 3x.x 3-point shooting, 9x.x free throw shooting, 2x.x PER, x.xx RPM. Age [26] The third-best offensive player in the league — an expert at using the rim to outsmart tall defenders — and the worst defensive player.

Best seasons, players under 6 feet
1. Isaiah Thomas, 2016-17
2. Terrell Brandon, 1995-96
3. Dana Barros, 1994-95
4. Terrell Brandon, 1996-97
5. Calvin Murphy, 1973-74 or 1975-76

Point guard | Chris Paul, Clippers. 1x.x points, x.x rebounds, x.x assists, xx.x 2-point shooting, xx.x 3-point shooting, 8x.x free throw shooting, 2.x steals, 2x.x PER, x.xx RPM. Age [31] xxxxx

[video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tSyJsaZjvmo[/video]



Honorable mention
Damian Lillard, Trail Blazers
Kyle Lowry, Raptors
Karl-Anthony Towns, Timberwolves
DeAndre Jordan, Clippers
Nikola Jokic, Nuggets
Gordon Hayward, Jazz
Kyrie Irving, Cavaliers
Mike Conley, Grizzlies

Best decision-maker | Chris Paul, Clippers

2. John Wall, Wizards.  3. Ricky Rubio, Timberwolves.  4. James Harden, Rockets.  5. Jeff Teague, Pacers.

Best all-around shooter | Stephen Curry, Warriors

2. C.J. McCollum, Trail Blazers.  3. Kevin Durant, Warriors.  4. Kyrie Irving, Cavaliers.  5. Klay Thompson, Warriors.  6. Isaiah Thomas, Celtics.  7. Chris Paul, Clippers.

Best backcourt | Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson, Warriors.

2. John Wall and Bradley Beal, Wizards.  3. Kyle Lowry and DeMar DeRozan, Raptors.  4. Damian Lillard and C.J. McCollum, Trail Blazers.  5. James Harden and Patrick Beverley, Rockets.

February 22, 2017

drama belt

1984-85 | MIAMI VICE (Michael Mann)



[video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6HmuFuRPv6o[/video]

“MTV Cops” in Italian suits, with Don Johnson, Philip Michael Thomas and Edward James Olmos as Lt. Castillo. Produced by Michael Mann. Pilot written by Anthony Yerkovich and directed by Thomas Carter.

1985-1987 | MOONLIGHTING (Glenn Gordon Caron



[video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZvmRYkEpIPg[/video]

A Howard Hawks comedy as a boy-girl detective show, with Bruce Willis and Cybill Shepherd. Produced by Glenn Gordon Caron. Pilot written by Caron and directed by Robert Butler.

1991-92 | NORTHERN EXPOSURE | (Joshua Brand & John Falsey)

A light fish out of water story, with Rob Morrow as a New York City doctor practicing medicine in Cicely, Alaska, and his love-hate relationship with Janine Turner. Also starring Barry Corbin, John Cullum, Darren E. Burrows, John Corbett, Cynthia Geary, Elaine Miles and Peg Phillips. Produced by Joshua Brand and John Falsey. Pilot written by Brand & Falsey and directed by Brand.

1992-93 | HOMICIDE: LIFE ON THE STREET (Barry Levinson & Tom Fontana)



[video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NeL0_NHA3nc[/video]

Murder and racial justice in Baltimore, based on journalist David Simon’s A Year on the Killing Streets, starring Andre Braugher, Ned Beatty, Melissa Leo, Kyle Secor, Richard Belzer, Jon Polito, Daniel Baldwin, Clark Johnson and Yaphet Kotto. Produced by Barry Levinson and Tom Fontana. Pilot written by Paul Attanasio and directed by Levinson.

1993-94 | NYPD BLUE (Steven Bochco & David Milch)



[video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KO1Ybsnwhj4[/video]

Steven Bochco reinvents the cop drama again, in the fictional 15th precinct in New York, with TV-MA language and butt shots. Starring David Caruso, Dennis Franz, James McDaniel, Sherry Stringfield, Amy Brenneman, Nicholas Turturro, Gail O’Grady, Gordon Clapp and Sharon Lawrence. Produced by Bochco and David Milch. Pilot written by Milch and directed by Gregory Hoblit.

1994-95 to 1995-96 | ER (John Wells)



[video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8qVP7EcYHus[/video]

Life and death in a frenetic Chicago emergency room, starring George Clooney, Anthony Edwards, Sherry Stringfield, Noah Wyle, Julianna Margulies, Eriq La Salle and Gloria Reuben. Produced by John Wells. Pilot written by Michael Crichton and directed by Rod Holcomb.

1996-97 to 1997-98 | THE X-FILES (Chris Carter)



[video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8rhge-os-18[/video]

FBI special agents investigate the supernatural, with David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson. Produced by Chris Carter. Pilot written by Carter and directed by Robert Mandel.

1999 and 2001 | THE SOPRANOS (David Chase)



[video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xa7zf0rR3Us[/video]

Family drama set against the New Jersey mafia, with James Gandolfini, Lorraine Bracco, Edie Falco, Michael Imperioli, Dominic Chianese, Vincent Pastore, Steven Van Zandt, Tony Sirico, Robert Iler, Jamie-Lynn Sigler, Drea de Matteo, David Proval, Aida Turturro and Nancy Marchand. Produced by David Chase. Pilot written and directed by Chase.

2000 | FREAKS AND GEEKS (Judd Apatow, Paul Feig)



[video]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D-NR-FOv2Lo[/video]

Hilarious and soul-crushing high school drama in Michigan in 1980, with Linda Cardellini, John Francis Daley, James Franco, Samm Levine, Seth Rogen, Jason Segel, Martin Starr, Busy Phillips, Becky Ann Baker, Joe Flaherty. Produced by Judd Apatow. Pilot written by Paul Feig and directed by Jake Kasdan.