April 26 -- We nominated and you voted. As the season came to a close, NBA.com asked who you thought was most deserving for each of the six major regular-season awards. With the results in and the ballots tabulated, here are the winners of the 2004-05 fan awards:
Most Valuable Player
Steve Nash, Phoenix Suns (35.3%)
Phoenix was one game out of last place in the Pacific Division in 2003-04. Nash steps onto the scene and the Suns suddenly have the league’s best record.
Ben Gordon, Chicago (44.2%)
Gordon ranked 11th in the NBA in scoring per 48 minutes (29.6), and was second in the league in double-digit fourth quarter performances (21) and second among rookies in scoring (15.1 ppg).