1984-85 NBA season Finals, awards and best players

NBA Finals 1985

NBA Champion: Los Angeles Lakers

NBA Finals:  Los Angeles Lakers (W)  4  Boston Celtics (E)  2

NBA Finals MVP: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Los Angeles Lakers)

Main players: Magic Johnson, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, James Worthy (Los Angeles Lakers), Larry Bird, Kevin McHale, Robert Parish (Boston Celtics).

Best players for the 1984-85 season

Regular Season MVP: Larry Bird (Boston Celtics).

All-NBA first team: Isiah Thomas (Detroit Pistons), Magic Johnson (Los Angeles Lakers), Bernard King (New York Knicks), Larry Bird (Boston Celtics), Moses Malone (Philadelphia 76ers).

All-NBA second team: Sidney Moncrief (Milwaukee Bucks), Michael Jordan (Chicago Bulls), Terry Cummings (Milwaukee Bucks), Ralph Sampson (Houston Rockets), Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Los Angeles Lakers).

SEASON STATS LEADERS

CategoryPlayerPos.TeamValue
PointsBernard KingSFNew York Knicks32.9
ReboundsMoses MaloneC/PFPhiladelphia 76ers13.1
BlocksMark EatonCUtah Jazz5.6
AssistsIsiah ThomasPGDetroit Pistons13.9
StealsM. Ray RichardsonSG/SFNew Jersey Nets3.0
EfficiencyLarry BirdSF/PFBoston Celtics26.5
3-point field goalsDarrell GriffithSGUtah Jazz92

NBA Sixth Man: Kevin McHale (Boston Celtics).

PLAYERS WITH THE BEST STATS IN THE 1984-85 REGULAR SEASON

PLAYERGPMPFG(%)3P(%)FT(%)RBASSTTOBKPTS
Larry Bird800.511.48/22.0052.20.70/1.6442.75.04/5.7188.30.10.10.00.00.00.4
Michael Jordan820.510.21/19.8251.50.11/0.6317.57.68/9.1084.40.10.10.00.00.00.3
Magic Johnson770.56.55/11.6856.10.09/0.4818.85.08/6.0384.20.10.20.00.10.00.2
Isiah Thomas810.57.98/17.4145.80.36/1.4025.74.93/6.0981.00.10.20.00.00.00.3
Moses Malone790.57.62/16.2546.90.00/0.030.09.33/11.4481.60.20.00.00.00.00.3
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar790.49.15/15.2859.90.00/0.010.03.66/5.0073.20.10.00.00.00.00.3
Hakeem Olajuwon820.48.26/15.3453.80.00/0.000,04.12/6.7261.30.10.00.00.00.00.3
Artis Gilmore810.46.57/10.5462.30.00/0.020.05.98/7.9874.90.10.00.00.00.00.2
Alex English810.411.59/22.3751.80.01/0.0616.74.73/5.7083.00.10.10.00.00.00.3
Calvin Natt780.48.78/16.0954.60.00/0.040.05.73/7.2379.30.10.00.00.00.00.3

Best defensive players for the 1984-85 season

Defensive Player of the Year: Mark Eaton (Utah Jazz).

All-Defensive first team: Maurice Cheeks (Philadelphia 76ers), Sidney Moncrief (Milwaukee Bucks), Michael Cooper (Los Angeles Lakers), Paul Pressey (Milwaukee Bucks), Mark Eaton (Utah Jazz).

All-Defensive second team: Dennis Johnson (Boston Celtics), T.R. Dunn (Denver Nuggets), Bobby Jones (Philadelphia 76ers), Danny Vranes (Seattle SuperSonics), Hakeem Olajuwon (Houston Rockets).

Players of the Month and Players of the Week for the 1984-85 season

Rookie of the Year: Michael Jordan (Chicago Bulls).

All-Rookies first team: Michael Jordan (Chicago Bulls), Charles Barkley (Philadelphia 76ers), Sam Perkins (Dallas Mavericks), Hakeem Olajuwon (Houston Rockets), Sam Bowie (Portland Trail Blazers).

PLAYERS OF THE MONTH

MonthPlayer
NovemberAlex English (Denver Nuggets)
DecemberLarry Bird (Boston Celtics)
JanuaryTerry Cummings (Milwaukee Bucks)
FebruaryMagic Johnson (Los Angeles Lakers)
MarchLarry Bird (Boston Celtics)

Players of the Week: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (Los Angeles Lakers), Mark Aguirre (Dallas Mavericks), Larry Bird (Boston Celtics), Terry Cummings (Milwaukee Bucks), Alex English (Denver Nuggets), Sleepy Floyd (Golden State Warriors), World B. Free (Cleveland Cavaliers), Darrell Griffith (Utah Jazz), Magic Johnson (Los Angeles Lakers), Michael Jordan (Chicago Bulls), Bernard King (New York Knicks), Moses Malone (Philadelphia 76ers), Tom McMillen (Washington Bullets), Larry Nance (Phoenix Suns), Calvin Natt (Denver Nuggets), M. Ray Richardson (New Jersey Nets) (2), Jack Sikma (Seattle SuperSonics), Derek Smith (Los Angeles Clippers) (2), Isiah Thomas (Detroit Pistons), Dominique Wilkins (Atlanta Hawks), Orlando Woolridge (Chicago Bulls).

1985 NBA All-Star Game players

WESTERN CONFERENCE

PlayerPos.Team
Norm NixonPGLos Angeles Clippers
Magic JohnsonPG/SGLos Angeles Lakers
Rolando BlackmanSGDallas Mavericks
George GervinSGSan Antonio Spurs
Adrian DantleySF/SGUtah Jazz
Alex EnglishSFDenver Nuggets
Calvin NattSF/PFDenver Nuggets
Larry NancePF/CPhoenix Suns
Jack SikmaC/PFSeattle SuperSonics
Hakeem OlajuwonCHouston Rockets
Ralph SampsonCHouston Rockets
Kareem Abdul-JabbarCLos Angeles Lakers

EASTERN CONFERENCE

PlayerPos.Team
Isiah ThomasPGDetroit Pistons
Dennis JohnsonPG/SGBoston Celtics
Sidney MoncriefSGMilwaukee Bucks
M. Ray RichardsonSG/SFNew Jersey Nets
Michael JordanSG/SFChicago Bulls
Julius ErvingSF/SGPhiladelphia 76ers
Bernard KingSFNew York Knicks
Larry BirdSF/PFBoston Celtics
Terry CummingsPFMilwaukee Bucks
Moses MaloneC/PFPhiladelphia 76ers
Bill LaimbeerCDetroit Pistons
Robert ParishCBoston Celtics

All-Star Game MVP: Ralph Sampson (Houston Rockets).

More awards

Citizenship award: Dan Issel (Denver Nuggets).