2016-2017 D-League Awards

2016-2017 D-League Most Valuable Player

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-NBA Draft Team NBA Draft Status
Vander Blue Los Angeles D-Fenders SG 6-4 200 24 Marquette 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted

2016-2017 D-League Rookie of the Year

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-NBA Draft Team NBA Draft Status
Abdel Nader Maine Red Claws SF 6-6 230 23 Iowa State 2016 Rnd 2 Pick 28

2016-2017 D-League Defensive Player of the Year

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-NBA Draft Team NBA Draft Status
Edy Tavares Raptors 905 C 7-3 260 24 Herbalife Gran Canaria (Spain) 2014 Rnd 2 Pick 13

2016-2017 D-League Most Improved Player

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-NBA Draft Team NBA Draft Status
Devondrick Walker Delaware 87ers G 6-5 205 24 Texas A&M Commerce 2014 NBA Draft, Undrafted

2016-2017 D-League Impact Player of the Year

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-NBA Draft Team NBA Draft Status
John Holland Canton Charge SF 6-5 205 28 Boston University 2011 NBA Draft, Undrafted

2016-2017 D-League Jason Collier Sportsmanship Award

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-NBA Draft Team NBA Draft Status
Keith Wright Westchester Knicks PF 6-8 240 27 Harvard 2012 NBA Draft, Undrafted

2016-2017 D-League Performer of the Week

Player Team Date Pos Height Weight Age Pre-NBA Draft Team NBA Draft Status
Jabari Brown Santa Cruz Warriors Mar 27, 2017 SG 6-4 215 24 Missouri 2014 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Pascal Siakam Raptors 905 Mar 20, 2017 F 6-9 230 23 New Mexico State 2016 Rnd 1 Pick 27
Phil Pressey Santa Cruz Warriors Mar 13, 2017 PG 5-11 175 26 Missouri 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Kay Felder Canton Charge Mar 6, 2017 PG 5-9 176 21 Oakland 2016 Rnd 2 Pick 24
Josh Magette Los Angeles D-Fenders Feb 13, 2017 PG 6-1 160 27 Alabama-Huntsville 2012 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Dakari Johnson Oklahoma City Blue Feb 6, 2017 C 7-0 255 21 Kentucky 2015 Rnd 2 Pick 18
Vander Blue Los Angeles D-Fenders Jan 30, 2017 SG 6-4 200 24 Marquette 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Abdel Nader Maine Red Claws Jan 23, 2017 SF 6-6 230 23 Iowa State 2016 Rnd 2 Pick 28
Johnny O'Bryant Northern Arizona Suns Jan 16, 2017 FC 6-9 257 23 LSU 2014 Rnd 2 Pick 6
Shawn Long Delaware 87ers Jan 9, 2017 F 6-9 255 24 Louisiana-Lafayette 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Manny Harris Texas Legends Jan 2, 2017 G 6-5 185 27 Michigan 2010 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Vander Blue Los Angeles D-Fenders Dec 26, 2016 SG 6-4 200 24 Marquette 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Chasson Randle Westchester Knicks Dec 19, 2016 PG 6-2 185 24 Stanford 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Keith Benson Sioux Falls Skyforce Dec 12, 2016 C 6-11 238 28 Oakland 2011 Rnd 2 Pick 18
Gary Payton II Rio Grande Valley Vipers Dec 5, 2016 G 6-3 175 24 Oregon State 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Xavier Munford Greensboro Swarm Nov 28, 2016 G 6-2 180 24 Rhode Island 2014 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Dakari Johnson Oklahoma City Blue Nov 21, 2016 C 7-0 255 21 Kentucky 2015 Rnd 2 Pick 18

2016-2017 D-League Player Of The Month

Player Team Month Pos Height Weight Age Pre-NBA Draft Team NBA Draft Status
Darius Morris Rio Grande Valley Vipers February G 6-5 195 26 Michigan 2011 Rnd 2 Pick 11
Briante Weber Sioux Falls Skyforce January G 6-2 171 24 VCU 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Keith Benson Sioux Falls Skyforce December C 6-11 238 28 Oakland 2011 Rnd 2 Pick 18
Dakari Johnson Oklahoma City Blue November C 7-0 255 21 Kentucky 2015 Rnd 2 Pick 18

2016-2017 D-League All D-League 1st Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-NBA Draft Team NBA Draft Status
Keith Benson Sioux Falls Skyforce C 6-11 238 28 Oakland 2011 Rnd 2 Pick 18
Vander Blue Los Angeles D-Fenders SG 6-4 200 24 Marquette 2013 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Quinn Cook Canton Charge PG 6-2 179 23 Duke 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Dakari Johnson Oklahoma City Blue C 7-0 255 21 Kentucky 2015 Rnd 2 Pick 18
Edy Tavares Raptors 905 C 7-3 260 24 Herbalife Gran Canaria (Spain) 2014 Rnd 2 Pick 13

2016-2017 D-League All D-League 2nd Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-NBA Draft Team NBA Draft Status
Shawn Long Delaware 87ers F 6-9 255 24 Louisiana-Lafayette 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Josh Magette Los Angeles D-Fenders PG 6-1 160 27 Alabama-Huntsville 2012 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Abdel Nader Maine Red Claws SF 6-6 230 23 Iowa State 2016 Rnd 2 Pick 28
Alex Poythress Fort Wayne Mad Ants F 6-7 238 23 Kentucky 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Briante Weber Sioux Falls Skyforce G 6-2 171 24 VCU 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted

2016-2017 D-League All D-League 3rd Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-NBA Draft Team NBA Draft Status
John Holland Canton Charge SF 6-5 205 28 Boston University 2011 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Marcus Georges-Hunt Maine Red Claws SF 6-5 218 22 Georgia Tech 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Jalen Jones Maine Red Claws SG 6-7 220 23 Texas A&M 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Eric Moreland Canton Charge FC 6-10 250 25 Oregon State 2014 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Axel Toupane Raptors 905 SG 6-7 210 24 Strasbourg IG (France) 2014 NBA Draft, Undrafted

2016-2017 D-League All-Rookie 1st Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-NBA Draft Team NBA Draft Status
Jalen Jones Maine Red Claws SG 6-7 220 23 Texas A&M 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Abdel Nader Maine Red Claws SF 6-6 230 23 Iowa State 2016 Rnd 2 Pick 28
David Nwaba Los Angeles D-Fenders G 6-4 210 24 Cal Poly 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Alex Poythress Fort Wayne Mad Ants F 6-7 238 23 Kentucky 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Isaiah Taylor Rio Grande Valley Vipers G 6-3 170 22 Texas 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted

2016-2017 D-League All-Defensive 1st Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-NBA Draft Team NBA Draft Status
Keith Benson Sioux Falls Skyforce C 6-11 238 28 Oakland 2011 Rnd 2 Pick 18
Eric Moreland Canton Charge FC 6-10 250 25 Oregon State 2014 NBA Draft, Undrafted
David Nwaba Los Angeles D-Fenders G 6-4 210 24 Cal Poly 2016 NBA Draft, Undrafted
Edy Tavares Raptors 905 C 7-3 260 24 Herbalife Gran Canaria (Spain) 2014 Rnd 2 Pick 13
Briante Weber Sioux Falls Skyforce G 6-2 171 24 VCU 2015 NBA Draft, Undrafted