SANTA MONICA, Calif. (AP) — The Milwaukee Bucks fell two games short of the NBA Finals. They won big at the NBA Awards. A tearful Giannis Antetokounmpo earned Most Valuable Player honors, Mike Budenholzer won Coach of the Year, and Jon Horst took Executive of the Year on Monday night in Santa Monica. Antetokounmpo, a […]

Arts & Entertainment

Turner Sports and the NBA today announced the star-studded lineup of film, television and sports presenters for the 2019 NBA Awards presented by Kia on TNT – Monday, June 24, at 9 p.m. ET. Award-winning and critically acclaimed actor Samuel L. Jackson, comedian, actress and producer Tiffany Haddish, and NBA on TNT analyst and Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer Charles Barkley will take the stage […]

It was so easy last year. Stephen Curry was the unanimous Most Valuable Player, Karl-Anthony Towns was the unanimous Rookie of the Year, and most of the other NBA award races turned out to be very one-sided when the votes were counted. That was then. Here’s this year’s reality: When three NBA writers from The […]

Basketball, HBCU Sports, NBA

DEERFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bulls center Joakim Noah was named the NBA Defensive Player of the Year on Monday in front of friends and family. “This is very humbling to be in this situation right now,” Noah, the son of French tennis champ Yannick Noah said at a news conference where his family was […]