2017 NBA Awards Complete List Of Winners

Jun 26, 2017 11:15 PM ET

Relive the best moments from the 2017 NBA Awards.
June 26 -- The first-ever NBA Awards aired live on TNT from Basketball City in New York featuring the traditional season-ending awards plus six new categories, all determined exclusively by fan voting.
Below is a complete list of winners:

Kia NBA Most Valuable Player | Voting Totals

Russell Westbrook won the 2017 Kia NBA Most Valuable Player Award.

Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year | Voting Totals

Draymond Green's versatility helps win him the Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award.

Kia Most Improved Player | Voting Totals

Giannis Antetokounmpo's breakout season earns him the Kia Most Improved Player Award.

Kia NBA Sixth Man Award | Voting Totals

Eric Gordon takes home the 2016-17 Kia NBA Sixth Man Award.

Kia NBA Rookie of the Year | Voting Totals

Malcolm Brogdon wins the 2016-17 Kia NBA Rookie of the Year Award

NBA Coach of the Year | Voting Totals

Mike D'Antoni's high-octane offense powered him to the NBA Coach of the Year Award.

NBA Basketball Executive of the Year | Voting Totals

  • [WINNER] Bob Myers, Golden State Warriors
Signing Kevin Durant last offseason helped Bob Myers win the NBA Basketball Executive of the Year Award.

NBA Sportsmanship Award | Voting Totals

  • [WINNER] Kemba Walker, Charlotte Hornets
Kemba Walker earns the NBA Sportsmanship Award.

NBA Cares Community Assist Award

  • [WINNER] Isaiah Thomas, Boston Celtics
Isaiah Thomas earns the NBA Cares Community Assist Award

Sager Strong Award

  • [WINNER] Monty Williams, San Antonio Spurs
Monty Williams receives the first-ever Sager Strong Award.

Lifetime Achievement Award

Bill Russell expresses competitiveness and compassion while accepting the Lifetime Achievement Award.


  • [WINNER] Golden State's Kevin Durant hits pull-up 3-pointer late in Game 3 of The Finals
  • Boston's Isaiah Thomas scores career-high 53 points amidst personal tragedy
  • Washington's John Wall with game-winning shot in East semifinals
Kevin Durant's clutch Game 3 wins Best Playoff Moment recognition.


  • [WINNER] Golden State’s Klay Thompson scores 60 in three quarters vs. Indiana
  • Phoenix’s Devin Booker 70-point game vs. Boston
  • Houston’s James Harden nets 53-16-17 triple double vs. New York
  • Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook with most points in a triple double, 57-13-11, vs. Orlando
Klay Thompson's 60-point performance wins Performance of the Year honors.


  • [WINNER] Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook vs. Denver
  • Cleveland’s Kyrie Irving vs. Golden State
  • Phoenix’s Tyler Ulis vs. Boston
Russell Westbrook's dramatic finish earns the Game-Winner of the Year Award.

Hustle Award

  • [WINNER] Patrick Beverley, Houston Rockets
Patrick Beverley's all-out play earns him the Hustle Award.


  • [WINNER] Oklahoma City’s Victor Oladipo vs. Atlanta
  • Los Angeles Lakers’ Larry Nance, Jr. vs. Brooklyn
  • Minnesota’s Zach LaVine vs. Phoenix
Victor Oladipo's poster wins the Dunk of the Year award.


  • [WINNER] San Antonio’s Kawhi Leonard vs. Houston
  • New York’s Kristaps Porzingis vs. Brooklyn
  • Miami’s Hassan Whiteside vs. Toronto
Kawhi Leonard's denial of James Harden wins the Block of the Year award.


  • [WINNER] Golden State’s Draymond Green to Stephen Curry to Kevin Durant
  • Denver’s Nikola Jokic with no-look pass
  • LA Clippers’ Chris Paul with wraparound pass
Warriors excellence produced the Assist of the Year.

Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year Award | Voting Totals

  • [WINNER] Dirk Nowitzki
Dirk Nowitzki receives the Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year Award.


  • [WINNER] Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook
  • Cleveland’s Iman Shumpert
  • Chicago’s Dwyane Wade
Russell Westbrook's choice of clothing won over the fans.

NBA All-Rookie Team

  • Malcolm Brogdon, Milwaukee Bucks
  • Dario Saric, Philadelphia 76ers
  • Joel Embiid, Philadelphia 76ers
  • Buddy Hield, Sacramento Kings
  • Willy Hernangomez, New York Knicks
  • Official release

NBA All-Defensive Team

  • Draymond Green, Golden State Warriors
  • Rudy Gobert, Utah Jazz
  • Kawhi Leonard, San Antonio Spurs
  • Chris Paul, LA Clippers
  • Patrick Beverley, Houston Rockets
  • Official release

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