Articles about Defensive Player Of The Year

NBA
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Bam Adebayo has not wanted much credit for anything this season, always deferring to others in the Miami Heat locker room when things are going well.Things didn't go well Friday night (Saturday, Manila time).And ...
Sep 26, 2020
NBA
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Giannis Antetokounmpo's historic year earned him a historic awards sweep.The Milwaukee forward is the NBA's Most Valuable Player for the second consecutive season, receiving that award on Friday (Saturday, Manila time). He got ...
Sep 19, 2020
NBA
LAKE BUENA VISTA, Florida - Giannis Antetokounmpo was voted NBA Defensive Player of the Year on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time), becoming the fifth player to win that award and MVP in a career.The Milwaukee Bucks All-Star, who was MVP last year ...
Aug 26, 2020
PBA
BOBBY Ray Parks wants to become a better defensive player for the 2020 season of the PBA.In fact, the TNT KaTropa has already set a goal for himself - to win the Defensive Player of the Year award.Parks made this known ...
Apr 20, 2020
PBA
NEWLY CROWNED Mythical First Team member Sean Anthony said Ranidel de Ocampo was a big influence in his PBA career."Kuya @teamrdo , congrats on an amazing career and thank you for being such a positive influence in mine," wrote Anthony a day ...
Apr 14, 2020
PBA
SEAN Anthony added another major award to his stellar 2019 season collection after being named as the Defensive Player of the Year by the PBA Press Corps.Anthony got the nod of the PBA scribes after a season where he also earned ...
Apr 12, 2020
NBA
SANTA MONICA, California - Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz has won Defensive Player of the Year for the second straight season at the NBA Awards on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time).The 26-year-old center from France beat out Giannis Antetokounmpo of ...
Jun 25, 2019
NBA
NEW YORK - Giannis Antetokounmpo and Paul George have a chance to be both the NBA's MVP and its Defensive Player of the Year.Reigning MVP James Harden is the other finalist for the league's top award. The NBA ...
May 18, 2019
NBA
SALT LAKE CITY - Tough defense has reemerged as a staple for Utah. It starts with Rudy Gobert.Gobert has seemingly regained the edge he possessed last season when he won NBA Defensive Player of the Year honors. His attitude and energy is ...
Dec 26, 2018
PBA
KELLY Williams getting a second wind in his career and Chris Ross doing what he does best earn both players distinction from the Philippine Basketball Association Press Corps during the staging of its 24th Annual Awards Night on Nov. 30 at the ...
Nov 25, 2017
PBA
CHRIS Ross may be the PBA's top defensive player today and Jayson Castro the two-time best point guard in Asia.And while their paths will cross again in the Commissioner's Cup finals that gets underway on Wednesday, the two ...
Jun 21, 2017
NBA
NEW YORK - Kawhi Leonard has won his second straight NBA Defensive Player of the Year award after helping the San Antonio Spurs have the league's best defense.Leonard beat out Draymond Green in voting on Monday to become the first ...
Apr 18, 2016
NBA
COMBING over the NBA awards this season finds more no-brainers than nail-biters.Most Valuable Player, Defensive Player of the Year, Rookie of the Year - there's about as much suspense in those awards as a Scooby-Doo episode.But ...
Apr 11, 2016
NBA
KAWHI Leonard has quietly risen to stardom in San Antonio, hardly uttering a word as he captured an NBA Finals MVP, Defensive Player of the Year award and a maximum contract extension this summer.His dynamic play on both ends of the ...
Dec 28, 2015
PBA
SAN Miguel Beer big man June Mar Fajardo and Alaska's flamboyant forward Calvin Abueva, two of the brightest stars to come out of the 2012 draft class, share center stage when the PBA Press Corps. paystribute to the league's top ...
Sep 12, 2015
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