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Russell Westbrook named Players Association MVP

The National Basketball Players Association announced their third annual Players Voice Awards on Friday, with Oklahoma City Thunder star Russell Westbrook being named MVP. The awards, listed below, were voted on solely by NBA players.

2017 Players Voice Awards Winners:

  • Best Rookie-Malcolm Brogdon

  • Comeback Player of the Year-Joel Embiid

  • Best Off the Bench-Lou Williams

  • Best Defender-Kawhi Leonard

  • Hardest to Guard-Russell Westbrook

  • Player You Secretly Wish Was On Your Team-LeBron James

  • Best Dressed-Russell Westbrook

  • Home Court Advantage-Golden State Warriors

  • Coach You’d Most Like to Play For-Gregg Popovich

  • Clutch Performer-Isaiah Thomas

  • Best Social Media Follow-Joel Embiid

  • Most Influential Veteran-Vince Carter

  • Global Impact-LeBron James

  • Most Valuable Player-Russell Westbrook

  • Best Teammate (one per team)-Winners Below