Brook Lopez can help provide low-post scoring for the Milwaukee Bucks.
He averaged 23.1 points in his first season with the Pacers while nabbing his first All-Star berth. He also led the league in steals for the first time.
The Defensive Player of the Year went to center Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz.
He was the leading vote-getter for the league’s All-Defensive first team while anchoring a Jazz defense that ranked second in the NBA in defensive rating.
Lou Williams of the Los Angeles Clippers took Sixth Man honors.
The guard became the first player to average at least 20 points for the first time in his 13th season or later. He led the league in fourth-quarter points and scoring average.
Williams kissed his two young daughters on his http://www.cardinalsofficialauthenticonlines.com/cardinals+budda+baker+jersey way to the stage after becoming the Clippers’ third winner in the last five years.
Dwane Casey was chosen Coach of the Year for his work with the Toronto Raptors, who fired Budda Baker Youth Jersey him last month. He has since become coach of the Detroit Pistons.
Can’t look in the rear view mirror, Casey said backstage. Winston Churchill said success is measured by failure, failure, and then come back with enthusiasm, and that’s what I’ve done.
After struggling in Monday’s opener and sitting out Tuesday’s game (rest), the Spurs’ first-round pick (18th overall) finally broke out of his shell on Thursday, scoring 14 points in 25 minutes. Walker showed off his athleticism with a one-handed alley-oop slam late in the fourth quarter, much to the delight of the Utah crowd.
James is coming off one of his greatest NBA seasons, playing in all 82 regular-season games for the Cavaliers while finishing third in the NBA with 27.5 points per game and hitting career highs with 8.6 rebounds and 9.1 assists. He then carried Cleveland to its fourth consecutive NBA Finals, where the Cavs were swept by Golden State.
Last season, James had a league-high 2,251 total points scored and became the first player in NBA history to accumulate at least 30,000 career points, 8,000 rebounds and 8,000 assists. In http://www.cardinalsnflofficialonlineshop.com/Antoine-Bethea-Jersey addition, the 15-year NBA veteran currently holds the longest-ever double-digit scoring streak at 873 games.
This is a historic moment for the Lakers, and we could not Antoine Bethea Authentic Jersey feel more grateful and honored, Pelinka said. When LeBron James – a perennial NBA MVP and champion who is playing at the most astonishing levels of his career – chooses to join the Lakers, it serves as the ultimate validation for what we are building here. However, we all know that the work is not yet done.