1985-1986 NBA Awards

* NBA awards back to 1946-1947 season

1985-1986 NBA Most Valuable Player

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Larry Bird Boston Celtics SF 6-9 220 29 Indiana State 1978 6

1985-1986 NBA Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Larry Bird Boston Celtics SF 6-9 220 29 Indiana State 1978 6

1985-1986 NBA All-NBA First Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Los Angeles Lakers C 7-2 225 38 UCLA 1969 16
Larry Bird Boston Celtics SF 6-9 220 29 Indiana State 1978 6
Magic Johnson Los Angeles Lakers PG 6-9 255 26 Michigan State 1979 6
Isiah Thomas Detroit Pistons PG 6-1 180 24 Indiana 1981 4
Dominique Wilkins Atlanta Hawks SF 6-7 200 26 Georgia 1982 3

1985-1986 NBA All-NBA Second Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Charles Barkley Philadelphia Sixers PF 6-6 252 23 Auburn 1984 1
Alex English Denver Nuggets SF 6-7 190 32 South Carolina 1976 9
Sidney Moncrief Milwaukee Bucks SG 6-3 180 28 Arkansas 1979 6
Hakeem Olajuwon Houston Rockets C 7-0 255 23 Houston 1984 1
Alvin Robertson San Antonio Spurs SG 6-3 185 23 Arkansas 1984 1

1985-1986 NBA Player Of The Month

Player Team Conference Month Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Larry Bird Boston Celtics March SF 6-9 220 29 Indiana State 1978 6
Larry Bird Boston Celtics February SF 6-9 220 29 Indiana State 1978 6
Dominique Wilkins Atlanta Hawks January SF 6-7 200 26 Georgia 1982 3
Alvin Robertson San Antonio Spurs December SG 6-3 185 23 Arkansas 1984 1
Hakeem Olajuwon Houston Rockets November C 7-0 255 23 Houston 1984 1

1985-1986 NBA Player Of The Week

Player Team Conference Date Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Dominique Wilkins Atlanta Hawks Apr 13, 1986 SF 6-7 200 26 Georgia 1982 3
Herb Williams Indiana Pacers Apr 6, 1986 C 6-10 242 28 Ohio State 1981 4
Charles Barkley Philadelphia Sixers Mar 30, 1986 PF 6-6 252 23 Auburn 1984 1
Adrian Dantley Utah Jazz Mar 23, 1986 SF 6-5 208 30 Notre Dame 1976 9
Larry Bird Boston Celtics Mar 16, 1986 SF 6-9 220 29 Indiana State 1978 6
Magic Johnson Los Angeles Lakers Mar 9, 1986 PG 6-9 255 26 Michigan State 1979 6
Charles Barkley Philadelphia Sixers Mar 2, 1986 PF 6-6 252 23 Auburn 1984 1
Sidney Moncrief Milwaukee Bucks Feb 23, 1986 SG 6-3 180 28 Arkansas 1979 6
Larry Bird Boston Celtics Feb 16, 1986 SF 6-9 220 29 Indiana State 1978 6
Alex English Denver Nuggets Feb 2, 1986 SF 6-7 190 32 South Carolina 1976 9
Charles Barkley Philadelphia Sixers Jan 26, 1986 PF 6-6 252 23 Auburn 1984 1
Larry Bird Boston Celtics Jan 19, 1986 SF 6-9 220 29 Indiana State 1978 6
Calvin Natt Denver Nuggets Jan 12, 1986 F 6-6 220 29 Louisiana-Monroe 1979 6
Clyde Drexler Portland Trail Blazers Jan 5, 1986 SG 6-7 210 23 Houston 1983 2
Dominique Wilkins Atlanta Hawks Dec 29, 1985 SF 6-7 200 26 Georgia 1982 3
Larry Nance Phoenix Suns Dec 22, 1985 PF 6-10 205 27 Clemson 1981 4
Alvin Robertson San Antonio Spurs Dec 15, 1985 SG 6-3 185 23 Arkansas 1984 1
Jeff Ruland Washington Bullets Dec 8, 1985 C 6-10 240 27 Iona 1980 4
Larry Bird Boston Celtics Dec 1, 1985 SF 6-9 220 29 Indiana State 1978 6
Alex English Denver Nuggets Nov 24, 1985 SF 6-7 190 32 South Carolina 1976 9
Patrick Ewing New York Knicks Nov 17, 1985 C 7-0 240 23 Georgetown 1985 0
Buck Williams New Jersey Nets Nov 10, 1985 PF 6-8 215 25 Maryland 1981 4
Derek Smith Los Angeles Clippers Nov 3, 1985 SG 6-6 205 24 Louisville 1982 3

1985-1986 NBA Defensive Player Of The Year

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Alvin Robertson San Antonio Spurs SG 6-3 185 23 Arkansas 1984 1

1985-1986 NBA All-NBA Defensive First Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Mo Cheeks Philadelphia Sixers PG 6-1 180 29 West Texas A&M 1978 7
Mark Eaton Utah Jazz C 7-4 275 29 UCLA 1982 3
Kevin McHale Boston Celtics PF 6-10 210 28 Minnesota 1980 5
Sidney Moncrief Milwaukee Bucks SG 6-3 180 28 Arkansas 1979 6
Paul Pressey Milwaukee Bucks SF 6-5 185 27 Tulsa 1982 3

1985-1986 NBA All-NBA Defensive Second Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Manute Bol Washington Bullets C 7-7 200 23 Bridgeport 1985 0
Michael Cooper Los Angeles Lakers SG 6-5 170 29 New Mexico 1978 7
Bill Hanzlik Denver Nuggets SF 6-7 185 28 Notre Dame 1980 5
Dennis Johnson Boston Celtics PG 6-4 185 31 Pepperdine 1976 9
Alvin Robertson San Antonio Spurs SG 6-3 185 23 Arkansas 1984 1

1985-1986 NBA Sixth Man Of The Year

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Bill Walton Boston Celtics C 6-11 235 33 UCLA 1974 11

1985-1986 NBA Most Improved Player

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Alvin Robertson San Antonio Spurs SG 6-3 185 23 Arkansas 1984 1

1985-1986 NBA Rookie Of The Year

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Patrick Ewing New York Knicks C 7-0 240 23 Georgetown 1985 0

1985-1986 NBA All-Rookie First Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Joe Dumars Detroit Pistons SG 6-3 190 22 McNeese State 1985 0
Patrick Ewing New York Knicks C 7-0 240 23 Georgetown 1985 0
Karl Malone Utah Jazz PF 6-9 265 22 Louisiana Tech 1985 0
Xavier McDaniel Seattle SuperSonics PF 6-7 205 22 Wichita State 1985 0
Charles Oakley Chicago Bulls PF 6-8 225 22 Virginia Union 1985 0

1985-1986 NBA Rookie Of The Month

Player Team Conference Month Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Benoit Benjamin Los Angeles Clippers March C 7-0 250 21 Creighton 1985 0
Charles Oakley Chicago Bulls February PF 6-8 225 22 Virginia Union 1985 0
Patrick Ewing New York Knicks January C 7-0 240 23 Georgetown 1985 0
Karl Malone Utah Jazz December PF 6-9 265 22 Louisiana Tech 1985 0
Patrick Ewing New York Knicks November C 7-0 240 23 Georgetown 1985 0

1985-1986 NBA NBA & ABA Comeback Player of the Year

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Marques Johnson Los Angeles Clippers GF 6-7 218 30 UCLA 1977 8

1985-1986 NBA IBM Award

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Charles Barkley Philadelphia Sixers PF 6-6 252 23 Auburn 1984 1

1985-1986 NBA J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Michael Cooper Los Angeles Lakers SG 6-5 170 29 New Mexico 1978 7
Rory Sparrow New York Knicks G 6-2 175 27 Villanova 1980 5

1985-1986 NBA Coach of the Year

Player Team Age Nationality
Mike Fratello Atlanta Hawks 39 United States

1985-1986 NBA Executive of the Year

Player Team Age Nationality
Stan Kasten Atlanta Hawks N/A N/A