NBA reveals finalists for end of season awards including KIA NBA Most Valuable Player

Joel Embiid and Nikola Jokic (NBA Getty Images)

Prior to the Washington Wizards and Indiana Pacers Play-In game, the NBA released the finalists for the end of season awards.

The three candidates for NBA Coach of the Year, Kia NBA Defensive Player of the Year, Kia NBA Most Improved Player, Kia NBA Most Valuable Player, Kia NBA Rookie of the Year and Kia NBA Sixth Man are revealed below.

The finalists were decided by voting results from sportswriters and broadcasters from across the world.

Most Valuable Player

Rookie of the Year

Sixth Man of the Year

Defensive Player of the Year

Coach of the Year

Most Improved Player

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