NBA Announces Fan Awards, Including Most Stylish Player and Dunk of the Year

Winners will be announced at the Drake-hosted NBA Awards this summer.

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As Drake revealed back in January, the Grammy Award winning artist will host the first ever NBA Awards on TNT this summer where we’ll finally find out who will be crowned this season’s MVP, among other top awards, including DPOY, ROY and more. On top of the traditional awards, the show will also announce the winners of six new categories that will be voted on by fans around the world. Here’s the list of those categories and nominees, with video evidence, below.

#DunkOfTheYear
Los Angeles Lakers’ Larry Nance, Jr. vs. Brooklyn
Minnesota’s Zach LaVine vs. Phoenix
Oklahoma City’s Victor Oladipo vs. Atlanta

#BestStyle
Cleveland’s Iman Shumpert
Chicago’s Dwyane Wade
Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook

#BlockOfTheYear
San Antonio’s Kawhi Leonard vs. Houston
New York’s Kristaps Porzingis vs. Brooklyn
Miami’s Hassan Whiteside vs. Toronto

#GameWinnerOfTheYear
Cleveland’s Kyrie Irving vs. Golden State
Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook vs. Denver
Phoenix’s Tyler Ulis vs. Boston

#TopPerformanceOfTheYear
Phoenix’s Devin Booker 70-point game vs. Boston
Houston’s James Harden nets 53-16-17 triple double vs. New York
Golden State’s Klay Thompson scores 60 in three quarters vs. Indiana
Oklahoma City’s Russell Westbrook with most points in a triple double, 57-13-11, vs. Orlando

#AssistOfTheYear
Golden State’s Draymond Green to StephenCurry to Kevin Durant
Denver’s Nikola Jokic with no-look pass
LA Clippers’ Chris Paul with wraparound pass

Fans can cast their vote here or on social media by “posting #AwardName and First/Last Name of their winner (i.e. #DunkOfTheYear Larry Nance).” Hit the comments below and tell us who you’re voting for.

The NBA Awards Show will air June 26 at 9 p.m. EST.

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