Tune yourself to the TVs as the NBA Awards will be televised live from Los Angeles on June 25 this year. Yes, the finalists for the awards have been announced.

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Obviously, there have been a lot of guessing and forecasting about players’ names who will make the cut for the awards. Though there are a lot of players who are competing as the finalists yet the name of Brad Stevens is almost certain to be picked as the Coach of the Year.

Here is the complete list of the finalists:

MOST VALUABLE PLAYER:
JAMES HARDEN (HOUSTON ROCKETS)
LEBRON JAMES (CLEVELAND CAVALIERS)
ANTHONY DAVIS (NEW ORLEANS PELICANS)

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR:
BEN SIMMONS (PHILADELPHIA 76ERS)
DONOVAN MITCHELL (UTAH JAZZ)
JAYSON TATUM (BOSTON CELTICS)

DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR:
ANTHONY DAVIS (NEW ORLEANS PELICANS)
JOEL EMBIID (PHILADELPHIA 76ERS)
RUDY GOBERT (UTAH JAZZ)

COACH OF THE YEAR:
DWANE CASEY (TORONTO RAPTORS)
QUIN SNYDER (UTAH JAZZ)
BRAD STEVENS (BOSTON CELTICS)

MOST IMPROVED PLAYER:
CLINT CAPELA (HOUSTON ROCKETS)
SPENCER DINWIDDIE (BROOKLYN NETS)
VICTOR OLADIPO (INDIANA PACERS)

SIXTH MAN OF THE YEAR:
ERIC GORDON (HOUSTON ROCKETS)
LOU WILLIAMS (LA CLIPPERS)
FRED VANVLEET (TORONTO RAPTORS)

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