1990-91 NBA season Finals, awards and best players

NBA Finals 1991

NBA Champion: Chicago Bulls

NBA Finals:  Los Angeles Lakers (W)  1  Chicago Bulls (E)  4

NBA Finals MVP: Michael Jordan (Chicago Bulls)

Main players: Michael Jordan, Scottie Pippen, Horace Grant (Chicago Bulls), Magic Johnson, Sam Perkins, Vlade Divac (Los Angeles Lakers).

Best players for the 1990-91 season

Regular Season MVP: Michael Jordan (Chicago Bulls).

All-NBA first team: Magic Johnson (Los Angeles Lakers), Michael Jordan (Chicago Bulls), Charles Barkley (Philadelphia 76ers), Karl Malone (Utah Jazz), David Robinson (San Antonio Spurs).

All-NBA second team: Kevin Johnson (Phoenix Suns), Chris Mullin (Golden State Warriors), Clyde Drexler (Portland Trail Blazers), Dominique Wilkins (Atlanta Hawks), Patrick Ewing (New York Knicks).

All-NBA third team: John Stockton (Utah Jazz), Joe Dumars (Detroit Pistons), Bernard King (Washington Bullets), James Worthy (Los Angeles Lakers), Hakeem Olajuwon (Houston Rockets).

SEASON STATS LEADERS

CategoryPlayerPos.TeamValue
PointsMichael JordanSG/SFChicago Bulls31.5
ReboundsDavid RobinsonCSan Antonio Spurs13.0
BlocksHakeem OlajuwonCHouston Rockets4.0
AssistsJohn StocktonPGUtah Jazz14.2
StealsAlvin RobertsonSGMilwaukee Bucks3.0
EfficiencyMichael JordanSG/SFChicago Bulls31.6
3-point field goalsVernon MaxwellSGHouston Rockets172

NBA Sixth Man: Detlef Schrempf (Indiana Pacers).

Most Improved Player: Scott Skiles (Orlando Magic).

PLAYERS WITH THE BEST STATS IN THE 1990-91 REGULAR SEASON

PLAYERGPMPFG(%)3P(%)FT(%)RBASSTTOBKPTS
David Robinson820.59.20/16.6655.20.01/0.0911.17.22/9.4876.20.20.00.00.00.00.3
Michael Jordan820.512.07/22.4053.90.35/1.1331.06.96/8.1885.10.10.10.00.00.00.4
Karl Malone820.510.33/19.6152.70.05/0.1729.48.34/10.8377.00.10.00.00.00.00.4
Patrick Ewing810.510.43/20.3151.40.00/0.070.05.73/7.6974.50.10.00.00.00.00.3
Magic Johnson790.55.90/12.3547.81.01/3.1632.06.57/7.2590.60.10.20.00.10.00.2
John Stockton820.56.05/11.9350.70.71/2.0534.64.43/5.2983.70.00.20.00.00.00.2
Kevin Johnson770.57.68/14.8751.60.12/0.5721.16.74/8.0084.30.00.10.00.00.00.3
Dominique Wilkins810.59.51/20.2547.01.05/3.0734.25.88/7.0982.90.10.00.00.00.00.3
Chris Mullin820.59.48/17.6753.70.49/1.6230.26.26/7.0788.50.10.00.00.00.00.3
Brad Daugherty760.57.96/15.2052.40.00/0.040.05.72/7.6275.10.10.00.00.00.00.3

Best defensive players for the 1990-91 season

Defensive Player of the Year: Dennis Rodman (Detroit Pistons).

All-Defensive first team: Alvin Robertson (Milwaukee Bucks), Michael Jordan (Chicago Bulls), Dennis Rodman (Detroit Pistons), Buck Williams (Portland Trail Blazers), David Robinson (San Antonio Spurs).

All-Defensive second team: John Stockton (Utah Jazz), Joe Dumars (Detroit Pistons), Dan Majerle (Phoenix Suns), Scottie Pippen (Chicago Bulls), Hakeem Olajuwon (Houston Rockets).

Players of the Month and Players of the Week for the 1990-91 season

Rookie of the Year: Derrick Coleman (New Jersey Nets).

All-Rookies first team: Dee Brown (Boston Celtics), Kendall Gill (Charlotte Hornets), Lionel Simmons (Sacramento Kings), Dennis Scott (Orlando Magic), Derrick Coleman (New Jersey Nets).

All-Rookies second team: Travis Mays (Sacramento Kings), Gary Payton (Seattle SuperSonics), Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf (Denver Nuggets), Willie Burton (Miami Heat), Felton Spencer (Minnesota Timberwolves).

PLAYERS OF THE MONTH

MonthPlayer
NovemberChris Mullin (Golden State Warriors)
DecemberKarl Malone (Utah Jazz)
JanuaryDavid Robinson (San Antonio Spurs)
FebruaryDominique Wilkins (Atlanta Hawks)
MarchMichael Jordan (Chicago Bulls)
AprilMichael Jordan (Chicago Bulls)

Players of the Week: Michael Adams (Denver Nuggets), Charles Barkley (Philadelphia 76ers), Clyde Drexler (Portland Trail Blazers) (3), Tim Hardaway (Golden State Warriors), Kevin Johnson (Phoenix Suns), Magic Johnson (Los Angeles Lakers), Michael Jordan (Chicago Bulls) (2), Bernard King (Washington Bullets), Reggie Miller (Indiana Pacers), Chris Mullin (Golden State Warriors), Ricky Pierce (Milwaukee Bucks), Mitch Richmond (Golden State Warriors), Dennis Scott (Orlando Magic), Lionel Simmons (Sacramento Kings), Scott Skiles (Orlando Magic), Kenny Smith (Houston Rockets), John Stockton (Utah Jazz), Otis Thorpe (Houston Rockets), Dominique Wilkins (Atlanta Hawks), Gerald Wilkins (New York Knicks).

1991 NBA All-Star Game players

WESTERN CONFERENCE

PlayerPos.Team
Terry PorterPGPortland Trail Blazers
Tim HardawayPGGolden State Warriors
Kevin JohnsonPGPhoenix Suns
John StocktonPGUtah Jazz
Magic JohnsonPG/SGLos Angeles Lakers
Clyde DrexlerSG/SFPortland Trail Blazers
Chris MullinSG/SFGolden State Warriors
James WorthySFLos Angeles Lakers
Karl MalonePFUtah Jazz
Tom ChambersPF/CPhoenix Suns
Kevin DuckworthCPortland Trail Blazers
David RobinsonCSan Antonio Spurs

EASTERN CONFERENCE

PlayerPos.Team
Isiah Thomas*PGDetroit Pistons
Joe DumarsSGDetroit Pistons
Hersey HawkinsSGPhiladelphia 76ers
Alvin RobertsonSGMilwaukee Bucks
Michael JordanSG/SFChicago Bulls
Ricky PierceSF/SGMilwaukee Bucks
Bernard KingSFWashington Bullets
Dominique WilkinsSFAtlanta Hawks
Larry Bird*SF/PFBoston Celtics
Charles BarkleyPF/SFPhiladelphia 76ers
Kevin McHalePF/CBoston Celtics
Patrick EwingCNew York Knicks
Brad DaughertyCCleveland Cavaliers
Robert ParishCBoston Celtics

* Player was selected but he could not play the game

All-Star Game MVP: Charles Barkley (Philadelphia 76ers).

More awards

Citizenship award: Kevin Johnson (Phoenix Suns).