NBA Awards: 2017 Nominees – NBA.com (blog)

The first-ever NBA Awards on TNT – airing Monday, June 26 (9 p.m. ET), live from Basketball City in New York will feature the traditional season-ending awards along with six new categories to be presented during this year’s inaugural show, all determined exclusively by fan voting across NBA.com, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. 

> Featured Awards:

> New NBA fan-voted awards:

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> Finalists for the featured awards:

Kia NBA Most Valuable Player
NBA Coach of the Year
Kia NBA Rookie of the Year
Kia Most Improved Player
NBA Basketball Executive of the Year The nominees have not been announced yet.
Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year
Kia NBA Sixth Man Award
NBA Sportsmanship Award The nominees have not been announced yet.
Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year Award The nominees have not been announced yet.
NBA All-Rookie Team The nominees have not been announced yet.
NBA All-Defensive Team The nominees have not been announced yet.
NBA Cares Community Assist Award The nominees have not been announced yet.

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> Finalists for the fan-voted categories:

#DunkOfTheYear Los Angeles Lakers’ Larry Nance, Jr. vs. Brooklyn Minnesota’s Zach LaVine vs. Phoenix Oklahoma City’s Victor Oladipo vs. Atlanta
  #BestStyle Cleveland’s Iman Shumpert Chicago’s Dwyane Wade Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook
  #BlockOfTheYear San Antonio’s Kawhi Leonard vs. Houston New York’s Kristaps Porzingis vs. Brooklyn Miami’s Hassan Whiteside vs. Toronto
  #GameWinnerOfTheYear Cleveland’s Kyrie Irving vs. Golden State Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook vs. Denver Phoenix’s TylerUlis vs. Boston
  #PerformanceOfTheYear Phoenix’s Devin Booker 70-point game vs. Boston Houston’s James Harden nets 53-16-17 triple double vs. New York Golden State’s KlayThompson scores 60 in three quarters vs. Indiana Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook with most points in a triple double, 57-13-11, vs. Orlando
  #AssistOfTheYear Golden State’s Draymond Green to StephenCurry to Kevin Durant Denver’s Nikola Jokic with no-look pass LA

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