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The Boston Celtics announced Friday that they will retire Paul Pierce’s No. 34 after a mid-season game against the Cleveland Cavaliers.
NBA players agree that Russell Westbrook is the Most Valuable Player for the 2016-17 season. Player voting took place at the end of the regular season.
Russell Westbrook was named NBA MVP ending the first NBA Awards show, which included two wins apiece for the Houston Rockets and Milwaukee Bucks.
Draymond Green, Rudy Gobert and Kawhi Leonard – the three finalists for the Defensive Player of the Year Award – lead the 2016-17 NBA All-Defensive First Team.
Milwaukee Bucks guard Malcolm Brogdon and Philadelphia 76ers forward Dario Saric have been unanimously selected to the 2016-17 NBA All-Rookie First Team.
Bill Russell will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award. Russell was one of the league's dominant defensive players and won five NBA MVP awards.
Kevin Durant scored a team-high 39 points in Golden State’s 129-120 victory and was named Finals MVP by 11 voting members of the news media.
Cavaliers forward LeBron James has won the 2016-17 J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award as selected by the Professional Basketball Writers Association.
The NBA announced the finalists for six major awards that honor top performers from the 2016-17 regular season. Winners to be revealed at June 26 show on TNT.
James Harden was unanimously voted to the 2016-17 All-NBA First Team, and LeBron James matched an NBA record with his 11th First Team selection.