The National Basketball Players Association has announced its second annual awards and Stephen Curry walked away as the top honoree.
After selecting James Harden as the inaugural MVP last year, Curry won MVP in addition to repeating as the Clutch Performer and Toughest to Guard (formerly "Hardest to Guard) in the 2016 NBPA Players Awards.
MVP— NBPA (@TheNBPA) August 4, 2016
2016 #PlayersVoice Awards Most Valuable Player goes to @StephenCurry30.https://t.co/a9MxBQzTvJ
The Golden State Warriors as a whole won Best Homecourt Advantage on the strength of Oracle Arena's reputation for being packed with passionate fans that turn the place into Roaracle.
On whole other level. Best Home Court Advantage goes to @warriors. #PlayersVoicehttps://t.co/Vxey8qw73N— NBPA (@TheNBPA) August 4, 2016
The full list of winners can be found in the table below.
|Toughest to Guard||Stephen Curry|
|Coach You Most Like to Play For||Gregg Popovich|
|Best Off the Bench||Jamal Crawford|
|Best Defender||Kawhi Leonard|
|Best Homecourt Advantage||GSW / Oracle|
|Best Dressed||Russell Westbrook|
|Best Rookie||Karl Anthony Towns|
|Global Impact||Kobe Bryant|
|Most Influential Veteran||Tim Duncan|
|Player You Wish Was on Your Team||LeBron James|
|Best Social Media Follow||LeBron James|
|Clutch Performer||Stephen Curry|
|Best Comeback Player||Paul George|
Say what you will about the conclusion of the Warriors' season, but Curry's season was absolutely surreal and one heck of a ride to follow. Nevertheless, the NBPA's video Curry fanned the flames of all the obvious hot takes in his video for the Clutch Performer award.
"Pretty sure you voted for the regular season" https://t.co/zGKVCE6tZK— MikeBgsw (@MikeBgsw) August 4, 2016
Enjoy that Cleveland.