2012-13 NBA season Finals, awards and best players

NBA Finals 2013

NBA Champion: Miami Heat

NBA Finals:  San Antonio Spurs (W)  3  Miami Heat (E)  4

NBA Finals MVP: LeBron James (Miami Heat)

Main players: LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh (Miami Heat), Tim Duncan, Kawhi Leonard, Tony Parker (San Antonio Spurs).

Best players for the 2012-13 season

Regular Season MVP: LeBron James (Miami Heat).

All-NBA first team: Chris Paul (Los Angeles Clippers), Kobe Bryant (Los Angeles Lakers), Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City Thunder), LeBron James (Miami Heat), Tim Duncan (San Antonio Spurs).

All-NBA second team: Tony Parker (San Antonio Spurs), Russell Westbrook (Oklahoma City Thunder), Carmelo Anthony (New York Knicks), Blake Griffin (Los Angeles Clippers), Marc Gasol (Memphis Grizzlies).

All-NBA third team: James Harden (Houston Rockets), Dwyane Wade (Miami Heat), Paul George (Indiana Pacers), David Lee (Golden State Warriors), Dwight Howard (Los Angeles Lakers).

SEASON STATS LEADERS

CategoryPlayerPos.TeamValue
PointsCarmelo AnthonyPF/SFNew York Knicks28.7
ReboundsDwight HowardCLos Angeles Lakers12.4
BlocksSerge IbakaPFOklahoma City Thunder3.0
AssistsRajon RondoPGBoston Celtics11.1
StealsChris PaulPGLos Angeles Clippers2.4
EfficiencyLeBron JamesSF/PFMiami Heat31.6
3-point field goalsStephen CurryPGGolden State Warriors272

NBA Sixth Man: J.R. Smith (New York Knicks).

Most Improved Player: Paul George (Indiana Pacers).

PLAYERS WITH THE BEST STATS IN THE 2012-13 REGULAR SEASON

PLAYERGPMPFG(%)3P(%)FT(%)RBASSTTOBKPTS
LeBron James760.510.07/17.8256.51.36/3.3440.75.30/7.0475.30.10.10.00.00.00.4
Kevin Durant810.59.02/17.6951.01.72/4.1241.78.38/9.2690.50.10.10.00.00.00.3
Kobe Bryant780.59.46/20.4546.31.69/5.2232.46.73/8.0383.80.10.10.00.00.00.4
James Harden780.57.50/17.1443.82.29/6.2336.88.64/10.1585.10.10.10.00.00.00.3
David Lee790.57.62/14.6851.90.00/0.050.03.23/4.0579.80.10.00.00.00.00.2
Al Horford740.57.78/14.3254.30.04/0.0850.01.81/2.8164.40.10.00.00.00.00.2
LaMarcus Aldridge740.58.62/17.8148.40.03/0.1915.83.81/4.7081.10.10.00.00.00.00.3
Russell Westbrook820.48.21/18.7243.91.18/3.6632.25.61/7.0180.00.10.10.00.00.00.3
Stephen Curry780.58.03/17.7945.13.49/7.6945.43.36/3.7390.10.10.10.00.00.00.3
Dwight Howard760.56.18/10.7057.80.01/0.0812.54.67/9.4949.20.20.00.00.00.00.2

Best defensive players for the 2012-13 season

Defensive Player of the Year: Marc Gasol (Memphis Grizzlies).

All-Defensive first team: Chris Paul (Los Angeles Clippers), Tony Allen (Memphis Grizzlies), LeBron James (Miami Heat), Serge Ibaka (Oklahoma City Thunder), Tyson Chandler (New York Knicks), Joakim Noah (Chicago Bulls).

All-Defensive second team: Mike Conley (Memphis Grizzlies), Avery Bradley (Boston Celtics), Paul George (Indiana Pacers), Tim Duncan (San Antonio Spurs), Marc Gasol (Memphis Grizzlies).

Players of the Month and Players of the Week for the 2012-13 season

Rookie of the Year: Damian Lillard (Portland Trail Blazers).

All-Rookies first team: Damian Lillard (Portland Trail Blazers), Dion Waiters (Cleveland Cavaliers), Bradley Beal (Washington Wizards), Harrison Barnes (Golden State Warriors), Anthony Davis (New Orleans Hornets).

All-Rookies second team: M. Kidd-Gilchrist (Charlotte Bobcats), Kyle Singler (Detroit Pistons), Andre Drummond (Detroit Pistons), Jonas Valanciunas (Toronto Raptors), Tyler Zeller (Cleveland Cavaliers).

PLAYERS OF THE MONTH

MONTHEASTWEST
NovemberLeBron James (Miami Heat)Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City Thunder)
DecemberLeBron James (Miami Heat)Chris Paul (Los Angeles Clippers)
JanuaryLeBron James (Miami Heat)Tony Parker (San Antonio Spurs)
FebruaryLeBron James (Miami Heat)Kobe Bryant (Los Angeles Lakers)
MarchLeBron James (Miami Heat)Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City Thunder)
AprilCarmelo Anthony (New York Knicks)Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors)

Eastern Players of the Week: Carmelo Anthony (New York Knicks) (4), Carlos Boozer (Chicago Bulls), Monta Ellis (Milwaukee Bucks) (2), Paul George (Indiana Pacers), Al Horford (Atlanta Hawks), Kyrie Irving (Cleveland Cavaliers), LeBron James (Miami Heat) (6), Brandon Jennings (Milwaukee Bucks) (2), Nate Robinson (Chicago Bulls), J.R. Smith (New York Knicks), Josh Smith (Atlanta Hawks), Dwyane Wade (Miami Heat), John Wall (Washington Wizards).

Western Players of the Week: LaMarcus Aldridge (Portland Trail Blazers), Kobe Bryant (Los Angeles Lakers) (3), Tim Duncan (San Antonio Spurs), Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City Thunder) (4), Kenneth Faried (Denver Nuggets), Blake Griffin (Los Angeles Clippers), James Harden (Houston Rockets) (3), Al Jefferson (Utah Jazz), Ty Lawson (Denver Nuggets), David Lee (Golden State Warriors) (2), Tony Parker (San Antonio Spurs), Chris Paul (Los Angeles Clippers), Nikola Pekovic (Minnesota Timberwolves), Greivis Vásquez (New Orleans Hornets), Russell Westbrook (Oklahoma City Thunder).

2013 NBA All-Star Game players

WESTERN CONFERENCE

PlayerPos.Team
Chris PaulPGLos Angeles Clippers
Russell WestbrookPGOklahoma City Thunder
Tony ParkerPGSan Antonio Spurs
James HardenSG/PGHouston Rockets
Kobe BryantSG/SFLos Angeles Lakers
Kevin DurantSF/PFOklahoma City Thunder
Zach RandolphPFMemphis Grizzlies
Blake GriffinPF/CLos Angeles Clippers
LaMarcus AldridgePF/CPortland Trail Blazers
David LeePF/CGolden State Warriors
Tim DuncanC/PFSan Antonio Spurs
Dwight HowardCLos Angeles Lakers

EASTERN CONFERENCE

PlayerPos.Team
Jrue HolidayPGPhiladelphia 76ers
Rajon Rondo*PGBoston Celtics
Kyrie IrvingPGCleveland Cavaliers
Dwyane WadeSGMiami Heat
Luol DengSFChicago Bulls
LeBron JamesSF/PFMiami Heat
Paul GeorgeSF/PFIndiana Pacers
Carmelo AnthonyPF/SFNew York Knicks
Chris BoshPF/CMiami Heat
Kevin GarnettPF/CBoston Celtics
Joakim NoahCChicago Bulls
Tyson ChandlerCNew York Knicks
Brook LopezCBrooklyn Nets

* Player was selected but he could not play the game

All-Star Game MVP: Chris Paul (Los Angeles Clippers).

More awards

Citizenship award: Kenneth Faried (Denver Nuggets).

Sportsmanship award: Jason Kidd (New York Knicks).

Teammate of the Year: Chauncey Billups (Los Angeles Clippers).