2018 NBA Awards

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2018 NBA Awards on TNT
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DateJune 25, 2018 (2018-06-25)
LocationBarker Hangar,
Santa Monica, California
Country United States
Hosted byMain host
Anthony Anderson
Inside the NBA crew
Ernie Johnson Jr.
Shaquille O'Neal
Kenny Smith
Charles Barkley
Websitewww.nba.com/nbaawards
Television/radio coverage
NetworkTNT
Viewership1.21 million[1]
Produced byDick Clark Productions

The 2018 NBA Awards were the 2nd annual awards show by the National Basketball Association (NBA), held on June 25, 2018 at Barker Hangar in Santa Monica, California[2] and hosted by Anthony Anderson.[3] James Harden of the Houston Rockets was awarded the NBA Most Valuable Player Award.[4]

During the ceremony, it was revealed during EJ's Neat-O Stat of the Night that the cover athlete of NBA Live 19 will be Joel Embiid.[5]

Winners and finalists[edit]

The full list of finalists were announced on May 16, 2018[6] during the TNT NBA Tip-Off pre-game show and posted to Twitter.[7][8][9][10][11][12]

Winners are in boldface.

NBA Hustle Award

Honors[edit]

NBA All-Defensive Team[edit]

First team Second team
Rudy Gobert Utah Jazz Joel Embiid Philadelphia 76ers
Anthony Davis New Orleans Pelicans Draymond Green Golden State Warriors
Victor Oladipo Indiana Pacers Al Horford Boston Celtics
Jrue Holiday New Orleans Pelicans Dejounte Murray San Antonio Spurs
Robert Covington Philadelphia 76ers Jimmy Butler Minnesota Timberwolves

NBA All-Rookie Team[edit]

First team Second team
Donovan Mitchell Utah Jazz Dennis Smith Jr. Dallas Mavericks
Ben Simmons Philadelphia 76ers Lonzo Ball Los Angeles Lakers
Jayson Tatum Boston Celtics John Collins Atlanta Hawks
Kyle Kuzma Los Angeles Lakers Bogdan Bogdanović Sacramento Kings
Lauri Markkanen Chicago Bulls Josh Jackson Phoenix Suns

Fan Awards[edit]

Fan Awards nominees and categories were announced on the league's official website on April 18, 2018.[18]

Winners are in boldface.

Dunk of the Year
Clutch Shot of the Year
Assist of the Year
Block of the Year
Handle of the Year
Best Style
Play of the Year

Performances[edit]

Artist(s) Song(s)
Travis Scott[24] "Watch"
"Butterfly Effect"
"Goosebumps"

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Metcalf, Mitch (June 26, 2018). "UPDATED: SHOWBUZZDAILY's Top 150 Monday Cable Originals & Network Finals: 6.25.2018". ShowBuzzDaily. Retrieved June 30, 2018.
  2. ^ "Turner and NBA Announce 2018 NBA Awards presented by Kia on TNT to Air Live June 25 from Los Angeles". Turner. Retrieved 5 May 2018.
  3. ^ Spain, Jamie. "Black-ish's Anthony Anderson Announced as Host of the Second Annual NBA Awards". People.com. Retrieved 31 May 2018.
  4. ^ Neuharth-Keusch, AJ. "NBA award finalists revealed: James Harden, LeBron James, Anthony Davis headline MVP list". USA Today. Retrieved 11 June 2018.
  5. ^ "EJ's Neat-O Stat Of The Night - NBA LIVE 19". YouTube. NBA on TNT. Retrieved 26 June 2018.
  6. ^ Nathan, Alec. "2018 NBA Awards Finalists Revealed Including MVP, ROY, 6th Man and More". Bleacher Report.
  7. ^ "The finalists for the 2017-18 #KiaROY are…". Twitter. @NBAonTNT. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  8. ^ "The finalists for the 2017-18 #KiaMIP are…". Twitter. @NBAonTNT. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  9. ^ "The finalists for the 2017-18 #KiaSixth are…". Twitter. @NBAonTNT. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  10. ^ "The finalists for the 2017-18 NBA Coach of the Year are…". Twitter. @NBAonTNT. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  11. ^ "The finalists for the 2017-18 #KiaDPOY are…". Twitter. @NBAonTNT. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  12. ^ "The finalists for the 2017-18 #KiaMVP are…". Twitter. @NBAonTNT. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  13. ^ "The 2017-2018 NBA Hustle Award goes to… @IamAmirJohnson! #NBAAwards". Twitter. @NBA. Retrieved 26 June 2018.
  14. ^ "Oscar Robertson to receive NBA's Lifetime Achievement Award". ESPN. Associated Press. Retrieved 17 June 2018.
  15. ^ "Congrats to @KDTrey5 for taking home the 2017-2018 #NBACares Community Assist Award!". Twitter. @NBAonTNT. Retrieved 26 June 2018.
  16. ^ "Congratulations @dmorey on being named Executive of the Year!". Twitter. @HoustonRockets. Retrieved 26 June 2018.
  17. ^ "NBA on TNT on Twitter: Dikembe Mutombo will be the recipient of the 2018 Sager Strong Award at the #NBAAwards - June 25 on TNT". Twitter. Retrieved 22 May 2018.
  18. ^ "Turner, NBA unveil fan-voted categories and finalists for 2018 NBA Awards Presented by Kia". NBA.com. Retrieved 5 May 2018.
  19. ^ "NBA on TNT on Twitter: ".@Giannis_An34 of the @Bucks wins the 2018 #DunkOfTheYear! 🔨🔨🔨 #NBAAwards… "". Twitter. @NBAonTNT. Retrieved 15 May 2018.
  20. ^ ".@KingJames of the @cavs takes home the 2018 #ClutchShotOfTheYear!". Twitter. @NBAonTNT. Retrieved 17 May 2018.
  21. ^ ".@KingJames of the @cavs takes home the 2018 #AssistOfTheYear! 👀". Twitter.com. Retrieved 22 May 2018.
  22. ^ ".@AntDavis23 of @PelicansNBA takes home the 2018 #BlockOfTheYear!". Twitter.com. Retrieved 24 May 2018.
  23. ^ ".@KyrieIrving of the @celtics takes home the 2018 #HandleOfTheYear! 👀". Twitter.com. Retrieved 29 May 2018.
  24. ^ Lamarre, Carl. "Travis Scott Will Perform at the 2018 NBA Awards". Billboard. Retrieved 13 June 2018.

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