Taylor Swift & Michael Jordan Salute Russell Westbrook At NBA Awards
Taylor Swift & Michael Jordan Salute Russell Westbrook At NBA Awards
NBA announced All-Defensive Teams
28 June, 2017, 05:19
Westbrook joined Oscar Robertson as the only players to average a triple-double for the season, and he broke Robertson's single-season record set when he had 41 in 1961-62. The Bucks guard averaged 10.2 points, 2.8 rebounds and 4.2 assists in 75 games for a playoff team.
The NBA Commissioner Adam silver at the debut awards announced Westbrook MVP last season.
The lifetime achievement award went to Bill Russell and the "Sager Strong" award was given to Monty Williams, whose wife died in a vehicle crash a year ago.
In the inaugural edition, the National Basketball Association also avoided what could end up being an awkward situation in future shows, particularly when it comes to the MVP: a player accepting an award either after being trading (unlikely) or days before sending shockwaves by switching teams in free agency (possible).
Westbrook also won awards for best style and from fans for the game victor of the year.
The Most Improved Player was Brogdon's teammate Giannis Anteokounmpo. Westbrook led the National Basketball Association in clutch-time points, by a wide margin, and built a lengthy résumé full of heroic clutch moments - particularly in the final three weeks of the season - that stuck with voters. The Golden State standout ended a two-year run by the Spur's Leonard.
In games during which he recorded a triple-double, the Thunder was 33-9.
Hall of Famer Bill Russell was presented with the first lifetime achievement award.
"Without you guys, I don't know where I would be", Westbrook said.
Russell Westbrook has been voted NBA MVP after setting a record with 42 triple-doubles last season. Heaveraged a career-high in points (22.9), rebounds (8.8), assists (5.4), steals (1.6) and blocks (1.9).
Westbrook also took home the Best Style award voted by the fans.
The Clippers' Chris Paul and Houston's Patrick Beverley were the two guards on the first team.
Overall 11 players received a vote where voters could give out second-place, third-place, fourth-place and fifth-place votes. "I'm sending you the biggest hug ever!"
Another Bucks standout, Milwaukee guard Malcolm Brogdon, won Rookie of the Year honors and thanked his teammates.
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