NBA players vote Curry MVP, George Comeback Player of Year
For the second straight year, the NBA Players Association handed out “Player’s Voice” awards, announcing the winners on Twitter on Thursday.
After winning the NBA’s MVP award in 2015 but losing out to James Harden from the players’ side, Stephen Curry won the honors this time around after leading the Warriors to a record 73 regular-season wins and another trip to the Finals while leading the league in scoring, made threes and steals. Curry also won the Clutch Performer award,
Pacers star Paul George won Comeback Player of the Year for his first full season since breaking his leg with USA Basketball ahead of the 2014 World Championships. George returned to All-Star form, averaging 23.1 points, seven rebounds and 4.1 assists and leading the Pacers to the playoffs.
Other notable award winners included Kobe Bryant (Global Impact Player), Tim Duncan (Most Influential Veteran), LeBron James (Best Social Media Follow) and Gregg Popovich (Coach You’d Most Like to Play For).
The full list of winners can be found here.