NBA awards 2019: Complete list of finalists, winners for MVP, Coach, Rookie of the Year and more

first_img“Make your mess your message.”Robin Roberts wins the Sager Strong award 🙏— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) June 25, 2019Hustle AwardWinner: Marcus Smart, Celtics The 2018-19 NBA Hustle Award goes to… @smart_MS3 ! #NBAAwards— NBA (@NBA) June 25, 2019Moment of the YearWinner: Derrick Rose’s 50-point game against the Jazz.Derrick Rose’s 50 point game wins the first House of Highlights Moment of the Year award. 🔥🔥🔥— House of Highlights (@HoHighlights) June 25, 2019Executive of the YearWinner: Jon Horst, Bucks Congratulations Jon Horst on being named Executive of the Year!! #NBAAwards— Milwaukee Bucks (@Bucks) June 25, 2019 Kawhi Leonard free agency rumors: Lakers believe they have ‘strong shot’ to sign superstar Celtics free agency: Boston exploring ‘different opportunities,’ Danny Ainge says Lonzo Ball reacts to being traded from Lakers to Pelicans Giannis Antetokounmpo is the 2019 MVP.The Bucks star took home the trophy at the NBA awards show Monday. Rockets guard James Harden and Thunder wing Paul George were also finalists for the honor. Here is a complete list of the 2019 NBA award finalists and winners:Most Valuable PlayerWinner: Giannis Antetokounmpo, BucksOther finalists: Paul George, Thunder; James Harden, RocketsGiannis got emotional as he paid tribute to his family while accepting the #KiaMVP trophy. 🙏 #NBAAwards— NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) June 25, 2019Rookie of the YearWinner: Luka Doncic, MavericksOther finalists: Deandre Ayton, Suns; Trae Young, HawksHere’s the ROY’s speech!— Dallas Mavericks (@dallasmavs) June 25, 2019Coach of the YearWinner:  Mike Budenholzer, BucksOther finalists: Michael Malone, Nuggets; Doc Rivers, ClippersThe @Bucks ‘ Mike Budenholzer accepts the 2018-19 Coach of the Year trophy! 🏆— NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) June 25, 2019Sixth Man AwardWinner: Lou Williams, ClippersOther finalists: Montrezl Harrell, Clippers; Domantas Sabonis, Pacers Lou Will had jokes before collecting his third 6th Man of the Year award 🏆🏆🏆— Bleacher Report NBA (@BR_NBA) June 25, 2019Defensive Player of the YearWinner:  Rudy Gobert, JazzOther finalists: Giannis Antetokounmpo, Bucks; Paul George, Thunder “It’s a team game and when you have guys that bring it every night and come every day with the same focus and compete like we do, it’s inspirational.” #TakeNote | @rudygobert27— Utah Jazz (@utahjazz) June 25, 2019Most Improved PlayerWinner:  Pascal Siakam, RaptorsOther finalists:  De’Aaron Fox, Kings; D’Angelo Russell, Nets🌟 @pskills43 of the @Raptors wins the 2018-19 Most Improved Player! #KiaMIP #NBAAwards— NBA (@NBA) June 25, 2019NBA Cares Community Assist AwardWinner: Bradley Beal, WizardsOther finalists: Jarrett Allen, Nets; Mike Conley, Grizzlies; Tobias Harris, 76ers; LeBron James, Lakers; Damian Lillard, Trail Blazers; Khris Middleton, Bucks; Donovan Mitchell, Jazz; Dwight Powell, Mavericks; Pascal Siakam, Raptors”We all have a platform… Please, please let’s give back to the youth. They need us, they’re the future… It’s way bigger than basketball.” #DCFamily | @RealDealBeal23— Washington Wizards (@WashWizards) June 25, 2019Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year AwardWinner:  Mike Conley, GrizzliesOther finalists: Steven Adams, Thunder; Jared Dudley, Nets; Channing Frye, Cavaliers; Rudy Gay, Spurs; Udonis Haslem, Heat; Andre Iguodala, Warriors; Kyle Korver, Jazz; Khris Middleton, Bucks; JJ Redick, 76ers; Garrett Temple, Clippers; Thaddeus Young, PacersSportsmanship AwardWinner:  Mike Conley, GrizzliesOther finalists: Steven Adams, Thunder; Harrison Barnes, Kings; Al Horford, Celtics; Khris Middleton, Bucks; Kemba Walker, Hornets“This is truly a great honor.”Mike Conley wins the Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year and the Sportsmanship Award! #NBAAwards— NBA on TNT (@NBAonTNT) June 25, 2019Lifetime Achievement AwardWinners: Larry Bird, Magic JohnsonCongratulations to Larry Bird and Magic Johnson on receiving the 2019 Lifetime Achievement Award! #NBAAwards— NBA (@NBA) June 25, 2019Sager Strong AwardWinner: Robin Roberts Antetokounmpo averaged 27.7 points, 12.5 rebounds and 5.9 assists this season. He shot 57.8% from the field and added 1.5 blocks per game, as well.Mavericks guard Luka Doncic was named the Rookie of the Year while Raptors forward Pascal Siakam secured Most Improved Player. Related Newslast_img read more