1997-1998 NBA Awards

* NBA awards back to 1946-1947 season

1997-1998 NBA Most Valuable Player

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Michael Jordan Chicago Bulls SG 6-6 215 35 North Carolina 1984 12

1997-1998 NBA Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Michael Jordan Chicago Bulls SG 6-6 215 35 North Carolina 1984 12

1997-1998 NBA All-NBA First Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Tim Duncan San Antonio Spurs FC 6-11 250 21 Wake Forest 1997 0
Michael Jordan Chicago Bulls SG 6-6 215 35 North Carolina 1984 12
Karl Malone Utah Jazz PF 6-9 265 34 Louisiana Tech 1985 12
Shaquille O'Neal Los Angeles Lakers C 7-1 325 25 LSU 1992 5
Gary Payton Seattle SuperSonics G 6-4 180 29 Oregon State 1990 7

1997-1998 NBA All-NBA Second Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Vin Baker Seattle SuperSonics PF 6-11 240 26 Hartford 1993 4
Tim Hardaway Miami Heat PG 6-0 175 31 UTEP 1989 8
Grant Hill Detroit Pistons SF 6-8 225 25 Duke 1994 3
David Robinson San Antonio Spurs C 7-1 250 32 Navy 1987 8
Rod Strickland Washington Wizards PG 6-3 175 31 DePaul 1988 9

1997-1998 NBA All-NBA Third Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Reggie Miller Indiana Pacers SG 6-7 185 32 UCLA 1987 10
Dikembe Mutombo Atlanta Hawks C 7-2 260 31 Georgetown 1991 6
Scottie Pippen Chicago Bulls SF 6-8 228 32 Central Arkansas 1987 10
Glen Rice Charlotte Hornets SF 6-8 228 30 Michigan 1989 8
Mitch Richmond Sacramento Kings SG 6-5 215 32 Kansas State 1988 9

1997-1998 NBA Player Of The Month

Player Team Conference Month Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Shaquille O'Neal Los Angeles Lakers April C 7-1 325 25 LSU 1992 5
Michael Jordan Chicago Bulls March SG 6-6 215 35 North Carolina 1984 12
Karl Malone Utah Jazz February PF 6-9 265 34 Louisiana Tech 1985 12
Shaquille O'Neal Los Angeles Lakers January C 7-1 325 25 LSU 1992 5
Michael Jordan Chicago Bulls December SG 6-6 215 35 North Carolina 1984 12
Eddie Jones Los Angeles Lakers November G-F 6-6 200 26 Temple 1994 3

1997-1998 NBA Player Of The Week

Player Team Conference Date Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Jason Kidd Phoenix Suns Apr 19, 1998 PG 6-4 210 24 California 1994 3
Sam Cassell New Jersey Nets Apr 12, 1998 G 6-3 185 28 Florida State 1993 4
Michael Jordan Chicago Bulls Apr 5, 1998 SG 6-6 215 35 North Carolina 1984 12
Alonzo Mourning Miami Heat Mar 29, 1998 C 6-10 240 28 Georgetown 1992 5
Shaquille O'Neal Los Angeles Lakers Mar 22, 1998 C 7-1 325 25 LSU 1992 5
Jason Kidd Phoenix Suns Mar 15, 1998 PG 6-4 210 24 California 1994 3
Karl Malone Utah Jazz Mar 8, 1998 PF 6-9 265 34 Louisiana Tech 1985 12
Tim Duncan San Antonio Spurs Mar 1, 1998 FC 6-11 250 21 Wake Forest 1997 0
Nick Anderson Orlando Magic Feb 22, 1998 GF 6-6 228 30 Illinois 1989 8
Karl Malone Utah Jazz Feb 15, 1998 PF 6-9 265 34 Louisiana Tech 1985 12
David Robinson San Antonio Spurs Feb 1, 1998 C 7-1 250 32 Navy 1987 8
Jayson Williams New Jersey Nets Jan 25, 1998 FC 6-10 245 30 St. John's 1990 7
Allen Iverson Philadelphia Sixers Jan 18, 1998 G 6-0 165 22 Georgetown 1996 1
Steve Smith Atlanta Hawks Jan 11, 1998 SG 6-7 200 28 Michigan State 1991 6
Rik Smits Indiana Pacers Jan 4, 1998 C 7-4 250 31 Marist 1988 9
David Robinson San Antonio Spurs Dec 28, 1997 C 7-1 250 32 Navy 1987 8
Michael Jordan Chicago Bulls Dec 21, 1997 SG 6-6 215 35 North Carolina 1984 12
Glen Rice Charlotte Hornets Dec 14, 1997 SF 6-8 228 30 Michigan 1989 8
Wesley Person Cleveland Cavaliers Dec 7, 1997 SG 6-6 195 26 Auburn 1994 3
Karl Malone Utah Jazz Nov 30, 1997 PF 6-9 265 34 Louisiana Tech 1985 12
Michael Jordan Chicago Bulls Nov 23, 1997 SG 6-6 215 35 North Carolina 1984 12
Shaquille O'Neal Los Angeles Lakers Nov 16, 1997 C 7-1 325 25 LSU 1992 5
Dikembe Mutombo Atlanta Hawks Nov 9, 1997 C 7-2 260 31 Georgetown 1991 6

1997-1998 NBA Defensive Player Of The Year

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Dikembe Mutombo Atlanta Hawks C 7-2 260 31 Georgetown 1991 6

1997-1998 NBA All-NBA Defensive First Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Michael Jordan Chicago Bulls SG 6-6 215 35 North Carolina 1984 12
Karl Malone Utah Jazz PF 6-9 265 34 Louisiana Tech 1985 12
Dikembe Mutombo Atlanta Hawks C 7-2 260 31 Georgetown 1991 6
Gary Payton Seattle SuperSonics G 6-4 180 29 Oregon State 1990 7
Scottie Pippen Chicago Bulls SF 6-8 228 32 Central Arkansas 1987 10

1997-1998 NBA All-NBA Defensive Second Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Mookie Blaylock Atlanta Hawks PG 6-1 190 30 Oklahoma 1989 8
Tim Duncan San Antonio Spurs FC 6-11 250 21 Wake Forest 1997 0
Eddie Jones Los Angeles Lakers G-F 6-6 200 26 Temple 1994 3
Charles Oakley New York Knicks PF 6-8 225 34 Virginia Union 1985 12
David Robinson San Antonio Spurs C 7-1 250 32 Navy 1987 8

1997-1998 NBA Sixth Man Of The Year

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Danny Manning Phoenix Suns F 6-10 230 31 Kansas 1988 9

1997-1998 NBA Most Improved Player

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Alan Henderson Atlanta Hawks F-C 6-9 235 25 Indiana 1995 2

1997-1998 NBA Rookie Of The Year

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Tim Duncan San Antonio Spurs FC 6-11 250 21 Wake Forest 1997 0

1997-1998 NBA All-Rookie First Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Tim Duncan San Antonio Spurs FC 6-11 250 21 Wake Forest 1997 0
Zydrunas Ilgauskas Cleveland Cavaliers C 7-3 260 22 BC Aisciai-Atletas (Lithuania) 1996 1
Brevin Knight Cleveland Cavaliers G 5-10 170 22 Stanford 1997 0
Ron Mercer Boston Celtics SG 6-7 210 21 Kentucky 1997 0
Keith Van Horn New Jersey Nets F 6-10 220 22 Utah 1997 0

1997-1998 NBA All-Rookie Second Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Derek Anderson Cleveland Cavaliers G 6-5 194 23 Kentucky 1997 0
Cedric Henderson Cleveland Cavaliers SF 6-7 215 22 Memphis 1997 0
Bobby Jackson Denver Nuggets G 6-1 185 24 Minnesota 1997 0
Mo Taylor Los Angeles Clippers F 6-9 265 21 Michigan 1997 0
Tim Thomas Philadelphia Sixers F 6-10 240 21 Villanova 1997 0

1997-1998 NBA Rookie Of The Month

Player Team Conference Month Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Tim Duncan San Antonio Spurs April FC 6-11 250 21 Wake Forest 1997 0
Tim Duncan San Antonio Spurs March FC 6-11 250 21 Wake Forest 1997 0
Tim Duncan San Antonio Spurs February FC 6-11 250 21 Wake Forest 1997 0
Tim Duncan San Antonio Spurs January FC 6-11 250 21 Wake Forest 1997 0
Tim Duncan San Antonio Spurs December FC 6-11 250 21 Wake Forest 1997 0
Tim Duncan San Antonio Spurs November FC 6-11 250 21 Wake Forest 1997 0

1997-1998 NBA IBM Award

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Karl Malone Utah Jazz PF 6-9 265 34 Louisiana Tech 1985 12

1997-1998 NBA J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Steve Smith Atlanta Hawks SG 6-7 200 28 Michigan State 1991 6

1997-1998 NBA NBA Sportsmanship Award

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Avery Johnson San Antonio Spurs PG 5-10 175 32 Southern 1988 9

1997-1998 NBA Coach of the Year

Player Team Age Nationality
Larry Bird Indiana Pacers 41 United States

1997-1998 NBA Executive of the Year

Player Team Age Nationality
Wayne Embry Cleveland Cavaliers N/A United States