NBA Award Predictions


Stephen Young and Michael Vallone

Over the course of the NBA season, players such as James Harden and Giannis Antentoukopo proved just how good they are as they put their team on their back and led them to victory. That is why they are the top contenders for the Most Valuable Player Award. The race for awards such as Most Valuable Player, Most Improved Player, and Defensive Player of the Year are  very tight. Now that the regular season is over, here are the final predictions for this year’s award winners:

Most Valuable Player: James Harden







PPG: 36.1
APG: 7.5
REB: 6.6
Wins: 53
50pt Games: 9
60pt Games: 2

Most Improved Player: Pascal Siakam








2017/18 Stats:
PPG: 7.3
APG: 2.0
REB: 4.5
MP: 20.7
FG%: 50.08%

2018/19 Stats:
PPG: 16.9
APG: 3.1
REB: 6.9
MP: 31.9
FG%: 54.9%

Rookie of the Year: Luka Doncic







PPG: 21.2
APG: 6.0
REB: 7.8

Sixth Man of the Year: Lou Williams







PPG: 20.0
APG: 5.4

Defensive Player of the Year: Paul George






STL: 2.5

Coach of the Year: Mike Budenholzer









Record: 60-22
Eastern Conference Seed: 1
Best Record in the NBA