Who leads each of the NBA awards for 2014-15?
The NBA season is entering its final “quarter”, and intrigue surrounding the league is high. However, the quality of play often takes a turn in March each season, as a portion of teams begin setting themselves up for a playoff run, while others make the conscious decision to dive deeply into the tank in a move toward draft positioning.
In this space, though, we focus on the positive and more exciting stories, and those tales manifest themselves as part of the league’s award races. The MVP race is, without question, the centerpiece of the discussion, with a myriad of high-quality candidates, but there is still a lot to discuss with the various platforms elsewhere (Defensive Player of the Year and Coach of the Year, to name two).
Last week’s choices can be seen here, but as you may expect, this is an exceedingly fluid process as the season nears its final segment.
Let’s take a look at the choices, beginning with the Coach of the Year choices at this early stage.
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