The TrueHoop Network's award picks

April, 12, 2011
4/12/11
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Abbott By Henry Abbott
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ESPN.com writers and experts have weighed in on the end-of-year awards. The TrueHoop Network's bloggers have also voted and, huge thanks to Dan Feldman of PistonPowered, here are the findings (scoring explained below):

Most Valuable Player
  • Dwight Howard (12-13-7-0-0-246)
  • Derrick Rose (10-10-8-3-1-220)
  • LeBron James (9-9-11-3-0-217)
  • Dirk Nowitzki (1-0-1-11-9-57)
  • Chris Paul (0-0-4-5-7-42)

Also receiving votes: Dwyane Wade (0-0-1-8-9-38), Kobe Bryant (0-0-0-2-0-6) and Kevin Durant (0-0-0-0-6-6).

Rookie of the Year
  • Blake Griffin (31-0-0-155)
  • John Wall (0-20-9-69)
  • Greg Monroe (0-10-17-47)

Also receiving votes: Landry Fields (0-1-2-5), DeMarcus Cousins (0-0-2-2) and Patrick Patterson (0-0-1-1).

Defensive Player of the Year
  • Dwight Howard (28-2-1-147)
  • Kevin Garnett (0-18-4-58)
  • Andre Iguodala (2-7-6-37)

Also receiving votes: Tony Allen (1-1-10-18), LeBron James (0-2-3-9), Tyson Chandler (0-1-5-8), Andrew Bogut (0-0-1-1) and Ron Artest (0-0-1-1).

Sixth Man of the Year
  1. Lamar Odom (27-1-0-138)
  2. Jason Terry (1-12-8-49)
  3. Thaddeus Young (1-11-4-42)

Also receiving votes: Glen Davis (0-3-5-14), Lou Williams (0-1-4-7), George Hill (0-1-2-5), Omer Asik (0-0-4-4) and James Harden (0-0-2-2).

Most Improved Player
  1. LaMarcus Aldridge (17-4-4-101)
  2. Derrick Rose (6-4-10-52)
  3. Kevin Love (5-6-2-45)

Also receiving votes: Russell Westbrook (1-9-6-38), Kyle Lowry (0-6-3-21), Eric Gordon (1-0-1-6), Tony Allen (0-0-3-3), DeMar DeRozan (0-1-0-3) and Marcin Gortat (0-0-1-1).

Coach of the Year
  1. Tom Thibodeau (18-12-1-127)
  2. Gregg Popovich (10-11-6-89)
  3. George Karl (1-5-11-31)

Also receiving votes: Doug Collins (2-0-5-15), Lionel Hollins (0-1-4-7), Nate McMillan (0-1-2-5), Monty Williams (0-1-0-3), Stan Van Gundy (0-0-1-1) and Jerry Sloan (0-0-1-1).

Executive of the Year
  1. Pat Riley (20-5-3-118)
  2. Gar Forman (6-13-4-73)
  3. Sam Presti (0-4-11-23)

Also receiving votes: Masai Ujiri (1-1-6-14), R.C. Buford (1-2-1-12) and Rich Cho (0-3-3-12).

Sportsmanship Award
  1. Luol Deng (5-7-0-0-1-0-121)
  2. Stephen Curry (4-4-2-3-0-0-109)
  3. LaMarcus Aldridge (4-1-4-2-2-0-97)
  4. D.J. Augustin (0-0-4-4-2-3-57)
  5. George Hill (0-1-1-3-3-5-45)
  6. Deron Williams (0-0-2-1-5-5-39)
All-NBA first team
  • Derrick Rose (18-1-0-93)
  • Dwyane Wade (14-5-0-85)
  • LeBron James (19-0-0-95)
  • Dirk Nowitzki (15-3-1-85)
  • Dwight Howard (19-0-0-95)
All-NBA second team
  • Kobe Bryant (3-16-0-63)
  • Chris Paul (4-12-3-59)
  • Kevin Durant (3-16-0-63)
  • Pau Gasol (0-16-3-51)
  • Al Horford (0-9-6-33)
All-NBA third team
  • Russell Westbrook (0-5-12-27)
  • Rajon Rondo (0-1-13-16)
  • LaMarcus Aldridge (0-4-12-24)
  • Zach Randolph (0-2-7-13)
  • Amar’e Stoudemire (0-4-13-25)

Also receiving votes: Manu Ginobili (0-0-15-15), Kevin Love (0-1-6-9), Carmelo Anthony (0-0-2-2), Nene (0-0-1-1) and Tim Duncan (0-0-1-1).

All-Rookie first team
  • John Wall (18-1-37)
  • Landry Fields (15-4-34)
  • Blake Griffin (19-0-38)
  • Greg Monroe (19-0-38)
  • DeMarcus Cousins (14-5-33)
All-Rookie second team
  • Gary Neal (3-15-21)
  • Paul George (1-12-14)
  • Ed Davis (5-13-23)
  • Derrick Favors (1-16-18)
  • Omer Asik (0-16-16)

Also receiving votes: Patrick Patterson (0-11-11), Wesley Johnson (0-1-1) and Trevor Booker (0-1-1).

All-Defensive first team
  • Tony Allen (17-2-36)
  • Andre Iguodala (17-1-35)
  • LeBron James (7-11-25)
  • Kevin Garnett (16-3-35)
  • Dwight Howard (19-0-38)
All-Defensive second team
  • Chris Paul (9-6-24)
  • Rajon Rondo (4-13-21)
  • Kyle Lowry (10-0-10)
  • Andrew Bogut (2-14-18)
  • Tyson Chandler (2-15-19)

Also receiving votes: Ron Artest (1-7-9), Luol Deng (0-8-8), Joakim Noah (1-3-5), Luc Mbah a Moute (0-1-1) and Ronnie Brewer (0-1-1).

The number of votes each player received appear in parentheses after his name, with total points on the far right. Most awards follow a 5-3-1 format. MVP is 10-7-5-3-1. The Sportsmanship Award requires voting for nominees from each division. All-Rookie and All-Defensive teams are 2-1.

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