2006-07 NBA season Finals, awards and best players

NBA Finals 2007

NBA Champion: San Antonio Spurs

NBA Finals:  San Antonio Spurs (W)  4  Cleveland Cavaliers (E)  0

NBA Finals MVP: Tony Parker (San Antonio Spurs)

Main players: Tim Duncan, Manu Ginóbili, Tony Parker (San Antonio Spurs), LeBron James, Zydrunas Ilgauskas, Drew Gooden (Cleveland Cavaliers).

Best players for the 2006-07 season

Regular Season MVP: Dirk Nowitzki (Dallas Mavericks).

All-NBA first team: Steve Nash (Phoenix Suns), Kobe Bryant (Los Angeles Lakers), Dirk Nowitzki (Dallas Mavericks), Tim Duncan (San Antonio Spurs), Amar'e Stoudemire (Phoenix Suns).

All-NBA second team: Gilbert Arenas (Washington Wizards), Tracy McGrady (Houston Rockets), LeBron James (Cleveland Cavaliers), Chris Bosh (Toronto Raptors), Yao Ming (Houston Rockets).

All-NBA third team: Chauncey Billups (Detroit Pistons), Dwyane Wade (Miami Heat), Carmelo Anthony (Denver Nuggets), Kevin Garnett (Minnesota Timberwolves), Dwight Howard (Orlando Magic).

SEASON STATS LEADERS

CategoryPlayerPos.TeamValue
PointsKobe BryantSG/SFLos Angeles Lakers31.6
ReboundsKevin GarnettPF/CMinnesota Timberwolves12.8
BlocksMarcus CambyCDenver Nuggets3.3
AssistsSteve NashPGPhoenix Suns11.6
StealsBaron DavisPGGolden State Warriors2.1
EfficiencyDirk NowitzkiPF/CDallas Mavericks27.6
3-point field goalsGilbert ArenasPG/SGWashington Wizards205
Raja BellSGPhoenix Suns205

NBA Sixth Man: Leandro Barbosa (Phoenix Suns).

Most Improved Player: Monta Ellis (Golden State Warriors).

PLAYERS WITH THE BEST STATS IN THE 2006-07 REGULAR SEASON

PLAYERGPMPFG(%)3P(%)FT(%)RBASSTTOBKPTS
Kevin Garnett760.58.39/17.6447.60.16/0.7421.65.47/6.5583.50.20.10.00.00.00.3
Kobe Bryant770.510.56/22.8246.31.78/5.1734.48.66/9.9786.90.10.10.00.00.00.4
Dirk Nowitzki780.58.63/17.1950.20.92/2.2241.46.38/7.0690.40.10.00.00.00.00.3
Carlos Boozer740.58.74/15.5956.10.00/0.000,03.45/5.0368.60.20.00.00.00.00.3
LeBron James780.59.90/20.7847.61.27/3.9732.06.27/8.9969.70.10.10.00.00.00.4
Tim Duncan800.47.73/14.1454.70.01/0.119.14.53/7.1063.80.10.00.00.00.00.2
Elton Brand800.58.06/15.1453.20.01/0.01100.04.39/5.7676.20.10.00.00.00.00.3
Steve Nash760.56.80/12.7853.22.05/4.5145.52.92/3.2589.80.00.20.00.00.00.2
Gilbert Arenas740.58.74/20.9241.82.77/7.8935.18.19/9.7084.40.10.10.00.00.00.4
Shawn Marion800.57.01/13.3952.41.00/3.1531.72.51/3.1081.00.10.00.00.00.00.2

Best defensive players for the 2006-07 season

Defensive Player of the Year: Marcus Camby (Denver Nuggets).

All-Defensive first team: Raja Bell (Phoenix Suns), Kobe Bryant (Los Angeles Lakers), Bruce Bowen (San Antonio Spurs), Tim Duncan (San Antonio Spurs), Marcus Camby (Denver Nuggets).

All-Defensive second team: Jason Kidd (New Jersey Nets), Kirk Hinrich (Chicago Bulls), Tayshaun Prince (Detroit Pistons), Kevin Garnett (Minnesota Timberwolves), Ben Wallace (Chicago Bulls).

Players of the Month and Players of the Week for the 2006-07 season

Rookie of the Year: Brandon Roy (Portland Trail Blazers).

All-Rookies first team: Randy Foye (Minnesota Timberwolves), Brandon Roy (Portland Trail Blazers), Jorge Garbajosa (Toronto Raptors), Rudy Gay (Memphis Grizzlies), LaMarcus Aldridge (Portland Trail Blazers), Andrea Bargnani (Toronto Raptors).

All-Rookies second team: Rajon Rondo (Boston Celtics), Marcus Williams (New Jersey Nets), Adam Morrison (Charlotte Bobcats), Walter Herrmann (Charlotte Bobcats), Paul Millsap (Utah Jazz), Craig Smith (Minnesota Timberwolves), Tyrus Thomas (Chicago Bulls).

PLAYERS OF THE MONTH

MONTHEASTWEST
NovemberDwight Howard (Orlando Magic)Yao Ming (Houston Rockets)
DecemberGilbert Arenas (Washington Wizards)Kobe Bryant (Los Angeles Lakers)
JanuaryChris Bosh (Toronto Raptors)Steve Nash (Phoenix Suns)
FebruaryChauncey Billups (Detroit Pistons)Dirk Nowitzki (Dallas Mavericks)
MarchLeBron James (Cleveland Cavaliers)Kobe Bryant (Los Angeles Lakers)
AprilVince Carter (New Jersey Nets)Kobe Bryant (Los Angeles Lakers)

Eastern Players of the Week: Gilbert Arenas (Washington Wizards) (3), Chris Bosh (Toronto Raptors), Caron Butler (Washington Wizards), Vince Carter (New Jersey Nets), Ben Gordon (Chicago Bulls) (2), Dwight Howard (Orlando Magic), Allen Iverson (Philadelphia 76ers), LeBron James (Cleveland Cavaliers) (2), Al Jefferson (Boston Celtics), Joe Johnson (Atlanta Hawks), Jason Kidd (New Jersey Nets), Michael Redd (Milwaukee Bucks) (2), Dwyane Wade (Miami Heat) (3), Gerald Wallace (Charlotte Bobcats) (2), Mo Williams (Milwaukee Bucks).

Western Players of the Week: Carmelo Anthony (Denver Nuggets) (3), Carlos Boozer (Utah Jazz) (2), Kobe Bryant (Los Angeles Lakers) (2), Tim Duncan (San Antonio Spurs), Kevin Garnett (Minnesota Timberwolves), Manu Ginóbili (San Antonio Spurs), Josh Howard (Dallas Mavericks) (2), Kevin Martin (Sacramento Kings), Tracy McGrady (Houston Rockets), Yao Ming (Houston Rockets) (2), Steve Nash (Phoenix Suns) (3), Dirk Nowitzki (Dallas Mavericks) (2), Mehmet Okur (Utah Jazz), Amar'e Stoudemire (Phoenix Suns).

2007 NBA All-Star Game players

WESTERN CONFERENCE

PlayerPos.Team
Steve Nash*PGPhoenix Suns
Tony ParkerPGSan Antonio Spurs
Allen Iverson*SG/PGDenver Nuggets
Ray AllenSGSeattle SuperSonics
Kobe BryantSG/SFLos Angeles Lakers
Tracy McGradySF/SGHouston Rockets
Josh HowardSFDallas Mavericks
Shawn MarionSF/PFPhoenix Suns
Carmelo AnthonyPF/SFDenver Nuggets
Dirk NowitzkiPF/CDallas Mavericks
Kevin GarnettPF/CMinnesota Timberwolves
Carlos Boozer*PF/CUtah Jazz
Tim DuncanC/PFSan Antonio Spurs
Amar'e StoudemireC/PFPhoenix Suns
Yao Ming*CHouston Rockets
Mehmet OkurCUtah Jazz

EASTERN CONFERENCE

PlayerPos.Team
Jason Kidd*PG/SGNew Jersey Nets
Chauncey BillupsPG/SGDetroit Pistons
Gilbert ArenasPG/SGWashington Wizards
Richard HamiltonSGDetroit Pistons
Dwyane WadeSGMiami Heat
Joe JohnsonSF/SGAtlanta Hawks
Vince CarterSF/SGNew Jersey Nets
Caron ButlerSFWashington Wizards
LeBron JamesSF/PFCleveland Cavaliers
Chris BoshPF/CToronto Raptors
Dwight HowardCOrlando Magic
Shaquille O'NealCMiami Heat
Jermaine O'NealCIndiana Pacers

* Player was selected but he could not play the game

All-Star Game MVP: Kobe Bryant (Los Angeles Lakers).

More awards

Citizenship award: Steve Nash (Phoenix Suns).

Sportsmanship award: Luol Deng (Chicago Bulls).