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Friday, April 27, 2012
TrueHoop Network awards

By Dan Feldman

The bloggers of the TrueHoop Network have voted:

Most Valuable Player

Player, points (first votes-second votes-third votes-fourth votes-fifth votes)
  1. LeBron James, 460 (46-0-0-0-0)
  2. Kevin Durant, 272 (0-23-21-2-0)
  3. Chris Paul, 259 (0-23-17-4-1)
  4. Kevin Love, 85 (0-0-3-18-16)
  5. Tony Parker, 64 (0-0-3-12-13)

Others receiving votes: Dwight Howard, 23 (0-0-2-4-1); Kobe Bryant, 20 (0-0-0-5-5); Dwyane Wade, 5 (0-0-0-0-5); Russell Westbrook, 4 (0-0-0-0-4); Steve Nash, 3 (0-0-0-1-0); Tyson Chandler, 1 (0-0-0-0-1)

Defensive Player of the Year
  1. Tyson Chandler, 182 (29-10-2)
  2. LeBron James, 69 (3-15-9)
  3. Kevin Garnett, 47 (5-5-7)

Others receiving votes: Andre Iguodala, 37 (3-4-10); Tony Allen, 19 (0-4-7); Dwight Howard, 15 (1-2-4); Serge Ibaka , 4 (0-1-1); Kawhi Leonard, 1 (0-0-1)

Rookie of the Year
  1. Kyrie Irving, 215 (43-0-0)
  2. Ricky Rubio, 72 (0-19-15)
  3. Kenneth Faried, 54 (0-14-12)

Others receiving votes: Isaiah Thomas, 35 (0-9-8); Kawhi Leonard, 9 (0-1-6); Iman Shumpert, 1 (0-0-1); Chandler Parsons, 1 (0-0-1)

Sixth Man of the Year
  1. James Harden, 210 (42-0-0)
  2. Lou Williams, 75 (0-21-12)
  3. Taj Gibson, 56 (0-13-17)

Others receiving votes: Thad Young, 12 (0-2-6); Jason Terry, 11 (0-3-2); Al Harrington, 4 (0-1-1); Mike Dunleavy, 4 (0-1-1); George Hill, 4 (0-1-1); Ramon Sessions, 1 (0-0-1); Willie Green, 1 (0-0-1)

Most Improved Player
  1. Nikola Pekovic, 136 (18-13-7)
  2. Ersan Ilyasova, 77 (9-8-8)
  3. Jeremy Lin, 55 (4-9-8)

Others receiving votes: Ryan Anderson, 48 (7-3-4); DeMarcus Cousins, 33 (3-4-6); James Harden, 17 (1-3-3); Danny Green, 7 (0-2-1); Roy Hibbert, 5 (0-1-2); Greg Monroe, 5 (1-0-0); Goran Dragic, 2 (0-0-2); Brandan Wright, 1 (0-0-1); Randy Foye, 1 (0-0-1).

Coach of the Year
  1. Gregg Popovich, 177 (30-9-0)
  2. Tom Thibodeau, 105 (8-20-5)
  3. Ty Corbin, 32 (1-5-12)

Others receiving votes: Frank Vogel, 23 (1-4-6); Monty Williams, 13 (0-0-13); Stan Van Gundy, 5 (0-1-2); Doc Rivers, 4 (0-1-1); Rick Adelman, 1 (0-0-1).

Executive of the Year
  1. Neil Olshey, 114 (17-7-8)
  2. R.C. Buford, 106 (11-15-6)
  3. Larry Bird, 77 (8-9-10)

Others receiving votes: Masai Ujiri, 24 (1-4-7); Kevin O'Connor, 9 (1-1-1); David Kahn, 5 (0-1-2) Mitch Kupchak, 3 (0-0-3); Dell Demps, 1 (0-0-1)

Sportsmanship Award
  1. Shane Battier, 248 (11-9-2-5-2-1)
  2. Jeremy Lin, 244 (8-6-12-3-1-0)
  3. Antawn Jamison, 200 (3-7-7-8-5-0)
  4. Luke Ridnour, 198 (6-6-6-4-4)
  5. Chris Paul, 96 (2-1-1-2-12-12)
  6. Jason Kidd, 94 (0-1-2-8-6-13)
Citizenship Award
  1. LeBron James, 3

Also receiving votes: Luke Ridnour; LaMarcus Aldridge; Gerald Henderson; Isaiah Thomas

All-NBA

First team
Second team
Third team

Others receiving votes: James Harden, 17 (2-1-4); Dirk Nowitzki, 13 (0-2-7); Rajon Rondo, 11 (0-0-11); Paul Pierce, 7 (0-0-7); LaMarcus Aldridge, 6 (0-1-3); Josh Smith, 5 (0-1-2); Andre Iguodala, 5 (0-1-2); Derrick Rose, 5 (0-1-2); Paul Millsap, 5 (0-1-2); Pau Gasol, 4 (0-0-4); Al Jefferson, 3 (0-0-3); Deron Williams, 2 (0-0-2); Ryan Anderson, 1 (0-0-1)

All-Defensive

First team
Second team

Others receiving votes: Dwyane Wade, 11 (1-9) Rajon Rondo, 11 (0-11) Chris Paul, 10 (0-10) Joakim Noah, 10 (1-8) Ronnie Brewer, 8 (0-8) Josh Smith, 7 (0-7) Thabo Sefolosha, 3 (0-3) Kawhi Leonard, 1 (0-1) Elton Brand, 1 (0-1) Grant Hill, 1 (0-1)

All-Rookie

First team
Second team

Others receiving votes: Derrick Williams, 9 (0-9); Brandon Knight, 7 (0-7); Kemba Walker, 2 (0-2).