The National Basketball Players Association is announcing their 2015-16 Players Awards live on Twitter right now. These are the end of season awards voted on by the players in the union.
There are two parts to this:
- 14 league-wide awards including MVP, Best Defender, Best Rookie (TOWNS!!), Best Dressed, Player You Wish Was on Your Team, and many others (the full list is below).
- Individual "Teammate" Awards, which represent the "Best Teammate" for each team as voted on by that team's players.
The full list of the Players Voice Awards includes:
- Best Rookie
- Comeback Player of the Year
- Best Off the Bench
- Best Defender
- Toughest to Guard
- Player You Secretly Wish Was On Your Team
- Best Dressed
- Home Court Advantage
- Coach You'd Most Like to Play For
- Clutch Performer
- Best Social Media Follow
- Most Influential Veteran
- Global Impact
- Most Valuable Player
- Best Teammate (one per team)
Update: KG was named best teammate on the Wolves, which is not surprising whatsoever.