2016-17 NBA season Finals, awards and best players

NBA Finals 2017

NBA Champion: Golden State Warriors

NBA Finals:  Golden State Warriors (W)  4  Cleveland Cavaliers (E)  1

NBA Finals MVP: Kevin Durant (Golden State Warriors)

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

Best players for the 2016-17 season

Regular Season MVP: Russell Westbrook (Oklahoma City Thunder).

All-NBA first team: Russell Westbrook (Oklahoma City Thunder), James Harden (Houston Rockets), Kawhi Leonard (San Antonio Spurs), LeBron James (Cleveland Cavaliers), Anthony Davis (New Orleans Pelicans).

All-NBA second team: Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors), Isaiah Thomas (Boston Celtics), G. Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee Bucks), Kevin Durant (Golden State Warriors), Rudy Gobert (Utah Jazz).

All-NBA third team: John Wall (Washington Wizards), DeMar DeRozan (Toronto Raptors), Jimmy Butler (Chicago Bulls), Draymond Green (Golden State Warriors), DeAndre Jordan (Los Angeles Clippers).

SEASON STATS LEADERS

CategoryPlayerPos.TeamValue
PointsRussell WestbrookPGOklahoma City Thunder31.6
ReboundsHassan WhitesideCMiami Heat14.1
BlocksRudy GobertCUtah Jazz2.6
AssistsJames HardenSG/PGHouston Rockets11.2
StealsDraymond GreenPF/SFGolden State Warriors2.0
EfficiencyRussell WestbrookPGOklahoma City Thunder30.7
3-point field goalsStephen CurryPGGolden State Warriors324

NBA Sixth Man: Eric Gordon (Houston Rockets).

Most Improved Player: G. Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee Bucks).

PLAYERS WITH THE BEST STATS IN THE 2016-17 REGULAR SEASON

PLAYERGPMPFG(%)3P(%)FT(%)RBASSTTOBKPTS
Russell Westbrook810.410.17/23.9642.42.47/7.2034.38.77/10.3784.60.10.10.00.10.00.4
James Harden810.48.32/18.9344.03.23/9.3334.69.21/10.8884.70.10.10.00.10.00.4
Anthony Davis750.510.27/20.3550.50.53/1.7929.66.92/8.6380.20.20.00.00.00.00.4
LeBron James740.59.95/18.1654.81.68/4.6236.44.84/7.1867.40.10.10.00.10.00.4
Karl-Anthony Towns820.59.78/18.0554.21.23/3.3536.74.34/5.2283.10.10.00.00.00.00.3
Kevin Durant620.58.89/16.5553.71.89/5.0337.65.42/6.1987.60.10.10.00.00.00.4
DeMarcus Cousins720.58.99/19.8945.21.82/5.0436.17.18/9.3177.10.20.10.00.10.00.4
G. Antetokounmpo800.48.20/15.7452.10.61/2.2527.15.89/7.6577.00.10.10.00.00.00.3
Jimmy Butler760.57.50/16.4745.51.20/3.2636.87.70/8.8986.60.10.10.00.00.00.3
Hassan Whiteside770.47.04/12.6455.70.00/0.000,02.92/4.6562.80.20.00.00.00.00.2

Best defensive players for the 2016-17 season

Defensive Player of the Year: Draymond Green (Golden State Warriors).

All-Defensive first team: Chris Paul (Los Angeles Clippers), Patrick Beverley (Houston Rockets), Kawhi Leonard (San Antonio Spurs), Draymond Green (Golden State Warriors), Rudy Gobert (Utah Jazz).

All-Defensive second team: Danny Green (San Antonio Spurs), Tony Allen (Memphis Grizzlies), André Roberson (Oklahoma City Thunder), G. Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee Bucks), Anthony Davis (New Orleans Pelicans).

Players of the Month and Players of the Week for the 2016-17 season

Rookie of the Year: Malcolm Brogdon (Milwaukee Bucks).

All-Rookies first team: Malcolm Brogdon (Milwaukee Bucks), Buddy Hield (Sacramento Kings), Dario Saric (Philadelphia 76ers), Joel Embiid (Philadelphia 76ers), Willy Hernangómez (New York Knicks).

All-Rookies second team: Yogi Ferrell (Dallas Mavericks), Jamal Murray (Denver Nuggets), Jaylen Brown (Boston Celtics), Brandon Ingram (Los Angeles Lakers), Marquese Chriss (Phoenix Suns).

PLAYERS OF THE MONTH

MONTHEASTWEST
NovemberLeBron James (Cleveland Cavaliers)Russell Westbrook (Oklahoma City Thunder)
DecemberJohn Wall (Washington Wizards)James Harden (Houston Rockets)
JanuaryIsaiah Thomas (Boston Celtics)Stephen Curry, Kevin Durant (Golden State Warriors)
MarchG. Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee Bucks)Damian Lillard (Portland Trail Blazers)
AprilPaul George (Indiana Pacers)Chris Paul (Los Angeles Clippers)

Eastern Players of the Week: G. Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee Bucks), Jimmy Butler (Chicago Bulls) (3), DeMar DeRozan (Toronto Raptors) (4), Joel Embiid (Philadelphia 76ers), Paul George (Indiana Pacers), LeBron James (Cleveland Cavaliers) (4), Kevin Love (Cleveland Cavaliers), Isaiah Thomas (Boston Celtics) (2), Dion Waiters (Miami Heat), Kemba Walker (Charlotte Hornets), John Wall (Washington Wizards) (2), Hassan Whiteside (Miami Heat).

Western Players of the Week: DeMarcus Cousins (Sacramento Kings), Stephen Curry (Golden State Warriors) (3), Anthony Davis (New Orleans Pelicans), Kevin Durant (Golden State Warriors), Marc Gasol (Memphis Grizzlies), Blake Griffin (Los Angeles Clippers), James Harden (Houston Rockets) (4), Gordon Hayward (Utah Jazz), George Hill (Utah Jazz), Kawhi Leonard (San Antonio Spurs) (2), Damian Lillard (Portland Trail Blazers), Karl-Anthony Towns (Minnesota Timberwolves), Russell Westbrook (Oklahoma City Thunder) (4).

2017 NBA All-Star Game players

WESTERN CONFERENCE

PlayerPos.Team
Stephen CurryPGGolden State Warriors
Russell WestbrookPGOklahoma City Thunder
James HardenSG/PGHouston Rockets
Klay ThompsonSG/SFGolden State Warriors
Gordon HaywardSG/SFUtah Jazz
Kawhi LeonardSFSan Antonio Spurs
Kevin DurantSF/PFGolden State Warriors
Draymond GreenPF/SFGolden State Warriors
Anthony DavisPF/CNew Orleans Pelicans
DeMarcus CousinsCSacramento Kings
Marc GasolCMemphis Grizzlies
DeAndre JordanCLos Angeles Clippers

EASTERN CONFERENCE

PlayerPos.Team
Kemba WalkerPGCharlotte Hornets
John WallPGWashington Wizards
Kyle LowryPGToronto Raptors
Kyrie IrvingPGCleveland Cavaliers
Isaiah ThomasPGBoston Celtics
DeMar DeRozanSG/SFToronto Raptors
Jimmy ButlerSF/SGChicago Bulls
Paul GeorgeSF/PFIndiana Pacers
LeBron JamesSF/PFCleveland Cavaliers
Carmelo AnthonySF/PFNew York Knicks
G. AntetokounmpoSF/PFMilwaukee Bucks
Paul MillsapPFAtlanta Hawks
Kevin Love*PF/CCleveland Cavaliers

* Player was selected but he could not play the game

All-Star Game MVP: Anthony Davis (New Orleans Pelicans).

More awards

Citizenship award: LeBron James (Cleveland Cavaliers).

Sportsmanship award: Kemba Walker (Charlotte Hornets).

Teammate of the Year: Dirk Nowitzki (Dallas Mavericks).