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Winners from 2018 NBA Awards on TNT presented by Kia

Click the following links for photos from the NBA Awards – Red Carpet Arrivals and Show Images

Turner and the NBA tonight held the 2018 NBA Awards on TNT presented by Kia at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, Calif.  Hosted by actor and comedian Anthony Anderson, the second annual NBA Awards honored all of the league’s top performers from the 2017-18 regular season on one night.

The list of NBA Awards winners and voting totals where applicable are below.  Individual ballots for the NBA’s annual media-voted awards will be posted on pr.nba.com tomorrow (Tuesday, June 26).  The balloting was tabulated by the independent accounting firm of Ernst & Young LLP.

MEDIA-VOTED AWARDS
Kia NBA Most Valuable Player: James Harden, Houston Rockets | Voting Totals
Kia NBA Rookie of the Year: Ben Simmons, Philadelphia 76ers | Voting Totals
Kia NBA Most Improved Player: Victor Oladipo, Indiana Pacers | Voting Totals
Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year: Rudy Gobert, Utah Jazz | Voting Totals
Kia NBA Sixth Man Award: Lou Williams, LA Clippers | Voting Totals
NBA Coach of the Year: Dwane Casey, Toronto Raptors | Voting Totals

NBA EXECUTIVE-VOTED AWARD
NBA Basketball Executive of the Year: Daryl Morey, Houston Rockets | Voting Totals

PLAYER-VOTED AWARDS
Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year: Jamal Crawford, Minnesota Timberwolves | Voting Totals
NBA Sportsmanship Award: Kemba Walker, Charlotte Hornets | Voting Totals

COMMUNITY AWARD (PRESENTED BY KAISER PERMANENTE)
Seasonlong NBA Cares Community Assist Award: Kevin Durant, Golden State Warriors

FAN-VOTED AWARDS
Play of the Year: LeBron James’ game-winner for Cleveland Cavaliers vs. Minnesota (Feb. 7, 2018)
Best Style: Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder

SPECIAL NBA AWARDS HONORS
Lifetime Achievement Award: Oscar Robertson
Sager Strong Award: Dikembe Mutombo
Hustle Award: Amir Johnson, Philadelphia 76ers

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