1993-94 NBA season Finals, awards and best players

NBA Finals 1994

NBA Champion: Houston Rockets

NBA Finals:  Houston Rockets (W)  4  New York Knicks (E)  3

NBA Finals MVP: Hakeem Olajuwon (Houston Rockets)

Main players: Hakeem Olajuwon, Otis Thorpe, Robert Horry (Houston Rockets), Patrick Ewing, Charles Oakley, John Starks (New York Knicks).

Best players for the 1993-94 season

Regular Season MVP: Hakeem Olajuwon (Houston Rockets).

All-NBA first team: John Stockton (Utah Jazz), Latrell Sprewell (Golden State Warriors), Scottie Pippen (Chicago Bulls), Karl Malone (Utah Jazz), Hakeem Olajuwon (Houston Rockets).

All-NBA second team: Kevin Johnson (Phoenix Suns), Mitch Richmond (Sacramento Kings), Charles Barkley (Phoenix Suns), Shawn Kemp (Seattle SuperSonics), David Robinson (San Antonio Spurs).

All-NBA third team: Mark Price (Cleveland Cavaliers), Gary Payton (Seattle SuperSonics), Dominique Wilkins (Los Angeles Clippers), Derrick Coleman (New Jersey Nets), Shaquille O'Neal (Orlando Magic).

SEASON STATS LEADERS

CategoryPlayerPos.TeamValue
PointsDavid RobinsonCSan Antonio Spurs29.8
ReboundsDennis RodmanPF/SFSan Antonio Spurs17.3
BlocksDikembe MutomboCDenver Nuggets4.1
AssistsJohn StocktonPGUtah Jazz12.6
StealsNate McMillanPG/SGSeattle SuperSonics3.0
EfficiencyDavid RobinsonCSan Antonio Spurs30.7
3-point field goalsDan MajerleSG/SFPhoenix Suns192

NBA Sixth Man: Dell Curry (Charlotte Hornets).

Most Improved Player: Don MacLean (Washington Bullets).

PLAYERS WITH THE BEST STATS IN THE 1993-94 REGULAR SEASON

PLAYERGPMPFG(%)3P(%)FT(%)RBASSTTOBKPTS
David Robinson800.510.50/20.7350.70.13/0.3636.18.66/11.5674.90.10.10.00.00.00.4
Shaquille O'Neal810.511.77/19.6459.90.00/0.020.05.81/10.4955.40.20.00.00.00.00.4
Hakeem Olajuwon800.511.18/21.1852.80.10/0.2441.74.85/6.7871.50.10.00.00.00.00.3
Karl Malone820.59.41/18.9349.70.10/0.3925.66.23/8.9869.40.10.00.00.00.00.3
Patrick Ewing790.59.43/19.0349.60.05/0.1827.85.63/7.3776.40.10.00.00.00.00.3
Scottie Pippen720.58.71/17.7549.10.88/2.7432.13.75/5.6866.00.10.10.00.00.00.3
Shawn Kemp790.46.75/12.5353.90.01/0.0520.04.61/6.2274.10.10.00.00.00.00.2
Derrick Coleman770.57.03/15.7044.80.49/1.5731.25.70/7.3677.40.10.00.00.00.00.3
John Stockton820.45.59/10.5952.80.59/1.8232.43.32/4.1280.60.00.20.00.00.00.2
Kevin Willis800.47.84/15.7149.90.11/0.3036.73.35/4.7071.30.20.00.00.00.00.2

Best defensive players for the 1993-94 season

Defensive Player of the Year: Hakeem Olajuwon (Houston Rockets).

All-Defensive first team: Mookie Blaylock (Atlanta Hawks), Gary Payton (Seattle SuperSonics), Scottie Pippen (Chicago Bulls), Charles Oakley (New York Knicks), Hakeem Olajuwon (Houston Rockets).

All-Defensive second team: Nate McMillan (Seattle SuperSonics), Latrell Sprewell (Golden State Warriors), Dennis Rodman (San Antonio Spurs), Horace Grant (Chicago Bulls), David Robinson (San Antonio Spurs).

Players of the Month and Players of the Week for the 1993-94 season

Rookie of the Year: Chris Webber (Golden State Warriors).

All-Rookies first team: Isaiah Rider (Minnesota Timberwolves), Penny Hardaway (Orlando Magic), Jamal Mashburn (Dallas Mavericks), Vin Baker (Milwaukee Bucks), Chris Webber (Golden State Warriors).

All-Rookies second team: Lindsey Hunter (Detroit Pistons), Nick Van Exel (Los Angeles Lakers), Toni Kukoc (Chicago Bulls), Dino Radja (Boston Celtics), Shawn Bradley (Philadelphia 76ers).

PLAYERS OF THE MONTH

MonthPlayer
NovemberHakeem Olajuwon (Houston Rockets)
DecemberShaquille O'Neal (Orlando Magic)
JanuaryPatrick Ewing (New York Knicks)
FebruaryDavid Robinson (San Antonio Spurs)
MarchShaquille O'Neal (Orlando Magic)
AprilScottie Pippen (Chicago Bulls)

Players of the Week: Kenny Anderson (New Jersey Nets), Charles Barkley (Phoenix Suns), Joe Dumars (Detroit Pistons), Patrick Ewing (New York Knicks), Ron Harper (Los Angeles Clippers), Shawn Kemp (Seattle SuperSonics) (2), Karl Malone (Utah Jazz), Oliver Miller (Phoenix Suns), Dikembe Mutombo (Denver Nuggets), Hakeem Olajuwon (Houston Rockets) (2), Shaquille O'Neal (Orlando Magic), Scottie Pippen (Chicago Bulls) (2), Glen Rice (Miami Heat), David Robinson (San Antonio Spurs) (5), Chris Webber (Golden State Warriors), Kevin Willis (Atlanta Hawks).

1994 NBA All-Star Game players

WESTERN CONFERENCE

PlayerPos.Team
John StocktonPGUtah Jazz
Gary PaytonPGSeattle SuperSonics
Kevin JohnsonPGPhoenix Suns
Mitch RichmondSGSacramento Kings
Latrell SprewellSG/SFGolden State Warriors
Clyde DrexlerSG/SFPortland Trail Blazers
Charles Barkley*PF/SFPhoenix Suns
Shawn KempPFSeattle SuperSonics
Karl MalonePFUtah Jazz
Danny ManningPFLos Angeles Clippers
Cliff RobinsonPF/CPortland Trail Blazers
Hakeem OlajuwonCHouston Rockets
David RobinsonCSan Antonio Spurs

EASTERN CONFERENCE

PlayerPos.Team
Mark PricePGCleveland Cavaliers
Kenny AndersonPGNew Jersey Nets
Mookie BlaylockPGAtlanta Hawks
B.J. ArmstrongPG/SGChicago Bulls
John StarksSGNew York Knicks
Dominique WilkinsSFAtlanta Hawks
Scottie PippenSFChicago Bulls
Horace GrantPF/CChicago Bulls
Charles OakleyPF/CNew York Knicks
Derrick ColemanPF/CNew Jersey Nets
Patrick EwingCNew York Knicks
Shaquille O'NealCOrlando Magic
Alonzo Mourning*CCharlotte Hornets

* Player was selected but he could not play the game

All-Star Game MVP: Scottie Pippen (Chicago Bulls).

More awards

Citizenship award: Joe Dumars (Detroit Pistons).