The NBA will announce the victor of the MVP and the other individual honors during the first NBA Awards show in NY. In the aftermath of Kevin Durant's move to the Golden State Warriors, superstar point guard Russell Westbrook became only the second player in National Basketball Association history to average a triple-double while leading hisOklahoma City Thunder to the playoffs. Harden and the Rockets' record for the season was 55-27, coming in third in the Western Conference. Reigning two-time MVP Stephen Curry set the then-single regular season record for most 3-pointers made in a year. "The Process" averaged 20.2 points, 7.8 rebounds, 2.5 blocks, and 2.1 assists per game last season.
Before this season, the NBA's awards were given at various times throughout the postseason.
After a postseason that lasted for nearly two months, the regular season may feel like a distant memory, but you might remember a furious debate regarding triple-doubles and the definition of "value" that still needs to be settled.
The finalists for Rookie of the Year are the Milwaukee Bucks' guard Malcolm Brogden who was drafted 36th overall last year and the Philadelphia 76ers' center Joel Embiid and forward Dario Saric. And maybe the league and its television partners - who get a night of live summer sports programming out of it - will find out what works and what doesn't and make it better the second time around. Westbrook will join Houstons James Harden and San Antonios Kawhi Leonard as finalists for the leagues MVP award.
In the Sixth Man Award category it will be Eric Gordon of the Rockets, and teammate Lou Williams, with Andre Iguodala of the Warriors. Like Westbrook, Leonard also played in the Air Jordan XXXI. D'Antoni turned the team's star player who wasn't known as a defensive player and didn't pass often into the opposite. How numerous six major award winners (MVP, Rookie of the Year, Coach, Sixth Man, Defensive Player of the Year and Most Improved) from the last five seasons can you name in five minutes? Though he may not be a Rocket next year, he is still one of the best defenders in the league.
And it's been so long since we had to cast our votes - at the end of the regular season as I recall - that I have no recollection of who I voted for. The All-NBA Team was announced during the 2017 NBA Playoffs.
Could Matic and Pogba be teammates next season? Chelsea have agreed a fee of £35.2million with Monaco for Tiemoue Bakayoko . Matic is now in his second spell at Chelsea , having rejoined the West London club from Benfica in the 2014.
I was really happy to have been called up, and now I've received my playing time and scored too, " he said. Chile had a good win in their first game against Cameroon and it looks like this team is full of quality.
For example, if a woman in an opposite-sex couple is artificially inseminated, her husband will be listed as the child's parent. Obergefell is crystal clear: "marriage is marriage, and equal is equal".
The ranks of firefighting personnel grew to more than 450 and on Sunday morning found themselves busy putting out "hotspots". Almost 400 firefighters and five aircraft are working on getting full containment of the fire on Monday.
South and North Korea are still formally at war, as no peace treaty was ever signed after the Korean War of 1950-1953. Among Jong-hwan's ideas are a women's hockey team comprised of both North and South Koreans to compete in the Games.
Ronaldo was accused of tax evasion by Spanish authorities recently, which is also said to have added to his unhappiness at Real. Portugal coach Fernando Santos backed his player when queried over Ronaldo refusing to take questions on his club future.
Constand told her Cosby returned from the dinner table in his home that night and opened his hand to show her three blue pills. Cosby does not plan to testify, meaning the trial's outcome will likely hinge on whether jurors believe Constand's testimony.
The SM-3 Block IIA is not now in use by either Japan or the United States, according to the US Missile Defense Agency. The Aegis Ashore, a land-based form of Aegis missile defense system, during a test in Hawaii in February.
Israel's government said the fire was a result of fighting in Syria and not intentionally aimed at Israeli soldiers or civilians. Israel annexed the Golan area following the Six-Day War in 1967, but the move was never recognized by the global community.
It is the eighteenth Pixar feature film and the third installment in the Cars film franchise, following Cars 2 (2011). With 55 percent positive reviews, the other new wide release was the shark-diving horror thriller " 47 Meters Down ".
Bruno Mars, nominated for 5 honours, to open BET Awards
Following this year's Oscars Best Picture debacle, Jones said she's steeling herself for possible mistakes she might make onstage. Presenters include Jamie Foxx , Queen Latifah , Trevor Noah , Jada Pinkett Smith , Issa Rae and Yara Shahidi.
Ronaldo summoned to court, Mourinho accused of tax fraud
Last week, Ronaldo was accused by a state prosecutor of four counts of tax fraud totaling 14.7 million euros ($16.5 million). Barcelona defender Javier Mascherano also agreed a one-year suspended sentence with authorities for tax fraud last year.
Cilic advances as normality restored at Queen's after shocks
Two service games later and Cilic was celebrating his progression, converting the second match point to reach Sunday's showpiece. The 4th-seeded Cilic will play Feliciano Lopez or Grigor Dimitrov in Sunday's title match at the Wimbledon warm-up event.
Kvitova, Barty into Birmingham semis
The second set was barely underway at 1-0 before Safarova conceded the match with her leg causing her too many problems. In the second set though Barty's range of shots and her ability to slice and dice undid the Spaniard quite effectively.
Merrifield walk-off double caps four-run ninth for Royals
Kansas City scored four runs off Ryan Tepera , Aaron Loup and Jason Grilli in the bottom of the ninth inning for a walk-off win. NOTES: LF Steve Pearce returned to the Blue Jays lineup after being sidelined the previous two days with a bruised right knee.
Off-duty officer, suspect hurt in police shooting
Louis Post-Dispatch reported . "The officers backed off but continued to follow the path of the vehicle", Interim St. Two of the actual suspects were apprehended and taken into custody after allegedly exchanging fire with police.
Russian Federation has no information on Baghdadi's fate
There have been a number of previous reports of Baghdadi's death or him being critically injured by US-led coalition air strikes. The U.S Department of State has designated Baghdadi as a Specially Designated Global Terrorist (SDGT).