LeBron James won’t get a chance to finish off the MVP push he started. The NBA will reportedly limit awards criteria to the regular-season games that took place before play was suspended in March. Here’s who The Ringer’s Dan Devine selected for his fake ballot for MVP, Rookie of the Year, and every other major award up for grabs.
Mar 23, 2020, 6:20am EDT
July 29, 2020
Who were the five best players in the NBA this season? With positions rendered near-meaningless, the 2019-20 team awards are all about talent, not technicalities.
March 30, 2020
The award traditionally goes to the leader of the league’s best team or one that took a massive leap—but we’re fittingly breaking the mold this year for a coach who is constantly doing the same
March 27, 2020
Lou Williams put up big numbers off the Clippers’ bench once again as he chased his fourth 6MOY title, but his pick-and-roll partner might be the one to take home the hardware this season
March 26, 2020
The league’s most abstract award also features its toughest decision this season. While you can make a compelling case for a number of rising stars, there’s one that took too substantial of a leap to ignore.
March 25, 2020
Giannis Antetokounmpo was the focal point of a historically dominant defense, but there’s a chance he loses out on this year’s DPOY race
March 24, 2020
Zion Williamson somehow lived up to the hype. Ja Morant blew away even the loftiest of expectations. Which first-year star should take home the hardware?