NBA Awards: How to Watch, Stream, and Channels

Ross Houston
June 25, 2019

Giannis Antetokounmpo, of the Milwaukee Bucks, has won the NBA's most valuable player. George also was a candidate for the defensive honor.

Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic was named rookie of the year, Los Angeles Clippers guard Lou Williams was named sixth man of the year, Raptors forward Pascal Siakam was named most improved player, and Budenholzer was named coach of the year. The award was announced on Monday at a ceremony in Los Angeles.

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Williams beat out teammate Montrezl Harrell, with whom he formed the highest-scoring bench duo in National Basketball Association history last season, and Domantas Sabonis of Indiana. The third finalist was the top pick in last season's draft, Phoenix Suns center Deandre Ayton.


The "Greek Freak" averaged 25.5 points and 12.3 rebounds per game during in the postseason.

Siakam stepped up his game and averaged 19 a night in the playoffs. He played in 81 of the team's 82 contests.

"When you hear your name up there on the stage and then you realize these years of hard work, what you did in the past, then you start getting emotional", he said.

Siakam averaged 16.9 points, 6.9 rebounds and 3.1 assists over 31.9 minutes and played in 80 games.


That play was rewarded with the MVP award, making Antetokounmpo the youngest victor since Derrick Rose in 2011.

A First Team All-NBA and First Team All-Defense selection, and finalist for Defensive Player of the Year, Antetokounmpo earned Eastern Conference Player of the Month honors in Oct./Nov., December, February and March/April last season and was a six-time Eastern Conference Player of the Week victor. After claiming a 2-0 lead over the Toronto Raptors in the conference finals, the Bucks lost four straight games in stunning fashion. He earned the trophy for the first time with Atlanta in 2015.

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