**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.

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