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Inspired by the geniuses at NBA Reddit, we decided to fill out our own NBA Awards ballots. Below are the Power Couple’s choices, along with some dynamite explanation: 1,416 more words

The Fresh Prinz

Kawhi Leonard is a Defensive God

For the second year in a row, Kawhi Leonard received the Defensive Player of the Year honor in the NBA. Just watching Lance Stephenson throw his arms up in total frustration after Kawhi denies any pass to him in game 1 of the Spurs-Grizzlies playoff series gives some indication of how dominant Kawhi is as an off-ball defender. 705 more words

NBA

Pay Tribute to the Klaw: Kawhi Leonard, Your 2016 Defensive Player of the Year

Monday morning, it was announced that the San Antonio Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard repeated as Defensive Player of the Year. It’s an entirely deserved award, and the irony is that his win this year was probably more clearly his than last year, while the voting numbers aren’t that far off. 673 more words

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DPOY voting: Eric Reid, Jason Jackson explain their ballots

The NBA Defensive Player of the Year award went to Kawhi Leonard on Monday, and Heat center Hassan Whiteside was angry about finishing third in the voting. 936 more words

Sports

DPOY voting: Eric Reid, Jason Jackson explain their ballots

The NBA Defensive Player of the Year award went to Kawhi Leonard on Monday, and Heat center Hassan Whiteside was angry about finishing third in the voting. 936 more words

Miami Heat

Why Draymond Green Didn't Feel 'Robbed' Of DPOY Like He Did Last Season

On Monday, the NBA announced that Kawhi Leonard had won his second straight Defensive Player of the Year award, becoming the first wing player in the last 30 years to win the award in consecutive seasons. 309 more words

RealTalk

Hassan Whiteside irritated by 3rd-place finish in DPOY voting

A lot of people would be thrilled to come in the top three in NBA Defensive Player of the Year voting, but as Heat center Hassan Whiteside often points out, he’s different. 762 more words

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