2015-16 NBA season Finals, awards and best players

NBA Finals 2016

NBA Champion: Cleveland Cavaliers

NBA Finals:  Golden State Warriors (W)  3  Cleveland Cavaliers (E)  4

NBA Finals MVP: LeBron James (Cleveland Cavaliers)

Main players: LeBron James, Kyrie Irving, Kevin Love (Cleveland Cavaliers), Draymond Green, Klay Thompson, Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors).

Best players for the 2015-16 season

Regular Season MVP: Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors).

All-NBA first team: Russell Westbrook (Oklahoma City Thunder), Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors), Kawhi Leonard (San Antonio Spurs), LeBron James (Cleveland Cavaliers), DeAndre Jordan (Los Angeles Clippers).

All-NBA second team: Chris Paul (Los Angeles Clippers), Damian Lillard (Portland Trail Blazers), Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City Thunder), Draymond Green (Golden State Warriors), DeMarcus Cousins (Sacramento Kings).

All-NBA third team: Kyle Lowry (Toronto Raptors), Klay Thompson (Golden State Warriors), Paul George (Indiana Pacers), LaMarcus Aldridge (San Antonio Spurs), Andre Drummond (Detroit Pistons).

SEASON STATS LEADERS

CategoryPlayerPos.TeamValue
PointsStephen CurryPGGolden State Warriors30.1
ReboundsAndre DrummondCDetroit Pistons14.8
BlocksHassan WhitesideCMiami Heat3.7
AssistsRajon RondoPGSacramento Kings11.7
StealsStephen CurryPGGolden State Warriors2.1
EfficiencyStephen CurryPGGolden State Warriors31.6
3-point field goalsStephen CurryPGGolden State Warriors402

NBA Sixth Man: Jamal Crawford (Los Angeles Clippers).

Most Improved Player: C.J. McCollum (Portland Trail Blazers).

PLAYERS WITH THE BEST STATS IN THE 2015-16 REGULAR SEASON

PLAYERGPMPFG(%)3P(%)FT(%)RBASSTTOBKPTS
Stephen Curry790.410.19/20.2350.45.09/11.2245.44.59/5.0690.70.10.10.00.00.00.4
Kevin Durant720.59.69/19.1850.52.58/6.6838.66.21/6.9289.70.10.10.00.00.00.4
Russell Westbrook800.48.20/18.0545.41.26/4.2629.65.81/7.1681.10.10.10.00.10.00.3
James Harden820.58.66/19.7243.92.88/8.0136.08.78/10.2186.00.10.10.00.10.00.4
LeBron James760.59.70/18.6352.11.14/3.7130.74.72/6.4673.10.10.10.00.00.00.3
DeMarcus Cousins650.59.25/20.4945.11.08/3.2333.47.32/10.2071.80.20.10.00.10.00.4
Anthony Davis610.69.18/18.6249.30.57/1.7732.25.34/7.0575.70.20.00.00.00.00.4
Chris Paul740.46.96/15.0546.21.65/4.4537.13.97/4.4389.60.10.10.00.00.00.3
Draymond Green810.44.95/10.1149.01.23/3.1938.62.83/4.0669.70.10.10.00.00.00.2
Karl-Anthony Towns820.47.62/14.0654.20.37/1.0734.62.72/3.3581.20.10.00.00.00.00.2

Best defensive players for the 2015-16 season

Defensive Player of the Year: Kawhi Leonard (San Antonio Spurs).

All-Defensive first team: Chris Paul (Los Angeles Clippers), Avery Bradley (Boston Celtics), Kawhi Leonard (San Antonio Spurs), Draymond Green (Golden State Warriors), DeAndre Jordan (Los Angeles Clippers).

All-Defensive second team: Tony Allen (Memphis Grizzlies), Jimmy Butler (Chicago Bulls), Paul George (Indiana Pacers), Paul Millsap (Atlanta Hawks), Hassan Whiteside (Miami Heat).

Players of the Month and Players of the Week for the 2015-16 season

Rookie of the Year: Karl-Anthony Towns (Minnesota Timberwolves).

All-Rookies first team: Devin Booker (Phoenix Suns), Kristaps Porzingis (New York Knicks), Karl-Anthony Towns (Minnesota Timberwolves), Jahlil Okafor (Philadelphia 76ers), Nikola Jokic (Denver Nuggets).

All-Rookies second team: Emmanuel Mudiay (Denver Nuggets), D'Angelo Russell (Los Angeles Lakers), Justise Winslow (Miami Heat), Willie Cauley-Stein (Sacramento Kings), Myles Turner (Indiana Pacers).

PLAYERS OF THE MONTH

MONTHEASTWEST
NovemberPaul George (Indiana Pacers)Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors)
DecemberJohn Wall (Washington Wizards)Russell Westbrook, Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City Thunder)
JanuaryKyle Lowry, DeMar DeRozan (Toronto Raptors)Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City Thunder)
FebruaryLeBron James (Cleveland Cavaliers)Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors)
MarchLeBron James (Cleveland Cavaliers)Russell Westbrook (Oklahoma City Thunder)
AprilLeBron James (Cleveland Cavaliers)James Harden (Houston Rockets)

Eastern Players of the Week: Nicolas Batum (Charlotte Hornets), DeMar DeRozan (Toronto Raptors), Andre Drummond (Detroit Pistons) (2), Paul George (Indiana Pacers), Marcin Gortat (Washington Wizards), Reggie Jackson (Detroit Pistons) (2), LeBron James (Cleveland Cavaliers) (5), Brook Lopez (Brooklyn Nets), Kyle Lowry (Toronto Raptors) (2), Paul Millsap (Atlanta Hawks), Isaiah Thomas (Boston Celtics), Dwyane Wade (Miami Heat), Kemba Walker (Charlotte Hornets) (2), John Wall (Washington Wizards).

Western Players of the Week: LaMarcus Aldridge (San Antonio Spurs), José Juan Barea (Dallas Mavericks), DeMarcus Cousins (Sacramento Kings) (2), Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors) (5), Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City Thunder) (5), Draymond Green (Golden State Warriors), James Harden (Houston Rockets), Kawhi Leonard (San Antonio Spurs) (2), Chris Paul (Los Angeles Clippers), Klay Thompson (Golden State Warriors), Karl-Anthony Towns (Minnesota Timberwolves), Russell Westbrook (Oklahoma City Thunder).

2016 NBA All-Star Game players

WESTERN CONFERENCE

PlayerPos.Team
Stephen CurryPGGolden State Warriors
Chris PaulPGLos Angeles Clippers
Russell WestbrookPGOklahoma City Thunder
James HardenSG/PGHouston Rockets
Kobe BryantSG/SFLos Angeles Lakers
Klay ThompsonSG/SFGolden State Warriors
Kawhi LeonardSFSan Antonio Spurs
Kevin DurantSF/PFOklahoma City Thunder
Draymond GreenPF/SFGolden State Warriors
Anthony DavisPF/CNew Orleans Pelicans
LaMarcus AldridgePF/CSan Antonio Spurs
DeMarcus CousinsCSacramento Kings

EASTERN CONFERENCE

PlayerPos.Team
Isaiah ThomasPGBoston Celtics
John WallPGWashington Wizards
Kyle LowryPGToronto Raptors
Dwyane WadeSGMiami Heat
DeMar DeRozanSG/SFToronto Raptors
Jimmy Butler*SF/SGChicago Bulls
LeBron JamesSF/PFCleveland Cavaliers
Carmelo AnthonySF/PFNew York Knicks
Paul GeorgeSF/PFIndiana Pacers
Paul MillsapPFAtlanta Hawks
Al HorfordPF/CAtlanta Hawks
Chris Bosh*PF/CMiami Heat
Pau GasolC/PFChicago Bulls
Andre DrummondCDetroit Pistons

* Player was selected but he could not play the game

All-Star Game MVP: Russell Westbrook (Oklahoma City Thunder).

More awards

Citizenship award: Wayne Ellington (Brooklyn Nets).

Sportsmanship award: Mike Conley (Memphis Grizzlies).

Teammate of the Year: Vince Carter (Memphis Grizzlies).