James Harden Wins MVP! – See Full List Of Winner At 2018 NBA Awards

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The 2018 NBA Awards ceremony took place on June 25 at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California – hosted by Anthony Anderson

Houston Rockets point guard James Harden beats out Anthony Davis (New Orleans Pelicans) and LeBron James (Cleveland Cavaliers) to be crowned NBA’s Most Valuable Player. “We only get one life and I’m happy she’s my mom,” said Harden whose mother Monja joined him on stage as he collected his award. “I’m not getting emotional, I’m not doing all that, but she’s my backbone.” Harden recorded an average of 30.4 points per game during the 2017-2018 season. 

Ben Simmons was named Rookie of the Year, Utah Jazz centre Rudy Gobert won the Defensive Player of the Year award, while Dwane Casey was crowned Coach of the Year after guiding the Toronto Raptors to first place in the Eastern Conference. See the 2018 NBA Awards Full List of Winners:

James Harden Wins MVP! - See Full List Of Winner At 2018 NBA Awards 2Most Valuable Player

James Harden, Houston Rockets

Coach of the Year

Dwane Casey, Toronto Raptors

Sixth Man Award

Lou Williams, LA Clippers

Defensive Player of the Year

Rudy Gobert, Utah Jazz

Most Improved Player

Victor Oladipo, Indiana Pacers

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Rookie of the Year

Ben Simmons, Philadelphia 76ers

Executive of the Year

Daryl Morey, Houston Rockets

Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year

Jamal Crawford, Minnesota Timberwolves

Sportsmanship Award

Kemba Walker, Charlotte Hornets

Seasonlong NBA Cares Community Assist Award

Kevin Durant, Golden State Warriors

Lifetime Achievement Award

Oscar Robertson

Sager Strong Award

Dikembe Mutombo

Hustle Award

Amir Johnson, Philadelphia 76ers

Play of the Year

LeBron James (Clutch Shot)

Dunk of the Year

Giannis Antetokounmpo — Feb. 6 vs. Knicks

Clutch Shot of the Year

LeBron James — Feb. 7 vs. Timberwolves

James Harden Wins MVP! - See Full List Of Winner At 2018 NBA Awards 4Assist of the Year

LeBron James — March 11 vs. Lakers

Block of the Year

Anthony Davis — March 11 vs. Jazz

Handle of the Year

Kyrie Irving — Oct. 26 vs. Bucks

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