NBA Announces Finalists for All Awards; check out

With no Americans in the fight for the MVP, the NBA announces the list of finalists for all the individual awards of the season; check the names that are in disputes

This Sunday, the 17th, the NBA released the finalists for the 2021/22 regular season MVP, and the three-man roster does not include American athletes. Competing for the best player award: the Greek Giannis Antetkounmpo (Milwaukee Bucks), the Serbian Nikola Jokic (Denver Nuggets) and Cameroonian Joel Embiid (Philadelphia 76ers).

In addition to the trio of players in the fight for MVP, the league announced the three finalists of all the individual awards of the season, such as “Coach of the Year”, “Defense Player”, “Most Evolved Player”, “Rookie of the Year” and “sixth man”. The announcements were made during the first round of the playoffs, which began last Saturday.

Channel – Athletistic:

In the running for the NBA Coach of the Season election: Taylor Jenkins (Memphis Grizzlies), Erik Spoelstra (Miami Heat) and Monty William (Phoenix Suns). The Arizona franchise coach arrives for the second consecutive time among the finalists for the award. In the “sixth man” category are: Tyler Herrofrom Heat; Cam Johnson, from the Suns; and Kevin Loveof Cleveland Cavaliers.

The other individual awards have names such as Mikal Bridges, Rudy Gobert and Marcus Smartin “Defense Player of the Year”; Darius Garland, already Morant and dejounte Murray, in “player who evolved the most”; and Scottie Barnes, Cade Cunningham and Evan Mobley are in contention for the honor of “rookie of the season”.

Giannis battles for the MVP of the 2021/22 season (Credit: GettyImages)

Check out the finalists:


Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks
Joel Embiid, Philadelphia 76ers
Nikola Jokic, Denver Nuggets

Technician of the Year:

Taylor Jenkins, Memphis Grizzlies
Erik Spoelstra, Miami Heat
Monty Williams, Phoenix Suns

Defending Player of the Year:

Mikal Bridges, Phoenix Suns
Rudy Gobert, Utah Jazz
Marcus Smart, Boston Celtics

Most Improved Player:

Darius Garland, Cleveland Cavaliers
Ja Morant, Memphis Grizzlies
Dejounte Murray, San Antonio Spurs

Freshman of the Year:

Scottie Barnes, Toronto Raptors
Cade Cunningham, Detroit Pistons
Evan Mobley, Cleveland Cavaliers

Sixth man of the year:

Tyler Herro, Miami Heat
Cam Johnson, Phoenix Suns
Kevin Love, Cleveland Cavaliers

Source: sportbuzz

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