The NBA announced the three finalists for each of their premier awards on August 8, giving us a glimpse into who will come home with some individual hardware. In addition, we will hear who made All-NBA, All-Defensive, and All-Rookie Teams in the coming days.
This was a season like no other due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The season as we know it halted play on March 11, and the NBA announced on July 21 that voting for NBA awards would begin that day, and all awards would be voted on based on games played through March 11 (meaning seeding games were given no consideration in deciding awards or any of the three sets of teams). Sadly for T.J. Warren, he will not be a candidate for MVP.
With this in mind, I’m going to give my predictions for awards season based on the given criteria (and finalists).
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