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Post-January NBA Awards Watch

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My top picks for the various NBA Awards after two months of play.  Expect to see this updated each month with my picks for ROY, DPOY, MIP, 6MOY, COY, and All-NBA teams.

MVP:  See Monday’s post.  This gets updated weekly.

Rookie of the Year

1. Blake Griffin

2. Landry Fields

3. John Wall

Obviously at this point it’s Griffin and everyone else. Wall and DeMarcus Cousins are rising in people’s minds but let’s not get carried away. Wall’s scoring efficiency fallen through the floor, meanwhile Cousins has played even less minutes than Wall despite a lack of major injuries because of all the shenanigans he pulls. I’d re-draft both over Fields of course, but for this year, Fields maintains his #2 spot for now.

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Post-November NBA Awards Watch

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My top picks for the various NBA Awards after one month of play.  Expect to see this updated each month with my picks for ROY, DPOY, MIP, 6MOY, COY, and All-NBA teams.

MVP:  See Monday’s post.  This gets updated weekly.

Rookie of the Year

1. Blake Griffin

2. John Wall

3. Landry Fields

Well, we see that both of the last 2 #1 picks are legit, future stars.  Fantastic to see, fantastic to watch.  Still following the rookie trend of not seeming to help their teams win, but what can you do.

 

Defensive Player of the Year

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