NBA Awards

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NBA Awards on TNT
2019 NBA Awards
Awarded forRecognition in the NBA
Country United States
Presented byNational Basketball Association
First awardedJune 26, 2017; 2 years ago (2017-06-26)
Television/radio coverage

The NBA Awards is an annual awards show presented by the National Basketball Association (NBA), created in partnership with Turner Sports and produced by Dick Clark Productions[1] to honor and recognize the league's top performers and accomplishments. Finalists for each individual award are announced during the NBA Playoffs on NBA on TNT telecasts.[2] Winners are revealed during the ceremony.[3] Additionally, the open public can decide the winner for fan-voted categories online by voting through the league's official website and on social media.[4]

The ceremony occurs in late June, following the conclusion of the NBA Finals, and broadcast live on TNT. Hosting duties are shared with the Inside the NBA studio team.[5]

List of ceremonies[edit]

Year Season Date Venue Host city Host NBA Most Valuable Player Ref.
2017 2016–17 June 26 Basketball City at Pier 36 New York City Drake Russell WestbrookOklahoma City Thunder [6]
2018 2017–18 June 25 Barker Hangar Santa Monica, California Anthony Anderson James HardenHouston Rockets [7]
2019 2018–19 June 24 Shaquille O'Neal Giannis AntetokounmpoMilwaukee Bucks [8][9]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Turner and NBA Announce 2018 NBA Awards presented by Kia on TNT to Air Live June 25 from Los Angeles". Turner Sports. Retrieved 11 June 2018.
  2. ^ Neuharth-Keusch, AJ. "NBA award finalists revealed: James Harden, LeBron James, Anthony Davis headline MVP list". USA Today. Retrieved 11 June 2018.
  3. ^ Youngmisuk, Ohm. "2017 NBA awards finalists announced". ESPN. Retrieved 11 June 2018.
  4. ^ "Turner, NBA unveil fan-voted categories and finalists for 2018 NBA Awards Presented by Kia". NBA. Retrieved 11 June 2018.
  5. ^ Blistein, Jon. "Drake Tapped to Host Inaugural NBA Awards". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 11 June 2018.
  6. ^ "NBA Awards 2017 results: Complete list of winners, in one place". SBNation. Retrieved 11 June 2018.
  7. ^ "Anthony Anderson to host 2018 NBA Awards". NBA Communications. National Basketball Association. Retrieved 11 June 2018.
  8. ^ "Shaquille O'Neal to host 2019 NBA Awards presented by Kia on TNT". NBA Communications. National Basketball Association. 9 May 2019. Retrieved 22 June 2019.
  9. ^ "Turner and NBA Announce 2018 NBA Awards presented by Kia on TNT to Air Live June 25 from Los Angeles". Turner. 15 February 2018. Retrieved 22 June 2019.

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