2005-2006 NBA Awards

* NBA awards back to 1946-1947 season

2005-2006 NBA Most Valuable Player

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Steve Nash Phoenix Suns G 6-3 178 32 Santa Clara 1996 9

2005-2006 NBA Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Dwyane Wade Miami Heat SG 6-4 220 24 Marquette 2003 2

2005-2006 NBA All-NBA First Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers SG 6-6 212 27 Lower Merion High School (Pennsylvania) 1996 9
LeBron James Cleveland Cavaliers F 6-8 250 21 St. Vincent St. Mary High School (Ohio) 2003 2
Steve Nash Phoenix Suns G 6-3 178 32 Santa Clara 1996 9
Dirk Nowitzki Dallas Mavericks PF 7-0 245 27 DJK Wurzburg (Germany) 1998 7
Shaquille O'Neal Miami Heat C 7-1 325 33 LSU 1992 13

2005-2006 NBA All-NBA Second Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Chauncey Billups Detroit Pistons G 6-3 210 29 Colorado 1997 8
Elton Brand Los Angeles Clippers PF 6-9 254 26 Duke 1999 6
Tim Duncan San Antonio Spurs FC 6-11 250 29 Wake Forest 1997 8
Dwyane Wade Miami Heat SG 6-4 220 24 Marquette 2003 2
Ben Wallace Detroit Pistons FC 6-9 240 31 Virginia Union 1996 9

2005-2006 NBA All-NBA Third Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Carmelo Anthony Denver Nuggets F 6-8 240 21 Syracuse 2003 2
Gilbert Arenas Washington Wizards G 6-3 191 24 Arizona 2001 4
Allen Iverson Philadelphia Sixers G 6-0 165 30 Georgetown 1996 9
Shawn Marion Phoenix Suns F 6-7 228 27 UNLV 1999 6
Yao Ming Houston Rockets C 7-6 310 25 Shanghai Dongfang (China) 2002 3

2005-2006 NBA Player Of The Month

Player Team Conference Month Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Dwight Howard Orlando Magic East April C 6-11 265 20 Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy (Georgia) 2004 1
Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers West April SG 6-6 212 27 Lower Merion High School (Pennsylvania) 1996 9
LeBron James Cleveland Cavaliers East March F 6-8 250 21 St. Vincent St. Mary High School (Ohio) 2003 2
Carmelo Anthony Denver Nuggets West March F 6-8 240 21 Syracuse 2003 2
Dwyane Wade Miami Heat East February SG 6-4 220 24 Marquette 2003 2
Shawn Marion Phoenix Suns West February F 6-7 228 27 UNLV 1999 6
Chauncey Billups Detroit Pistons East January G 6-3 210 29 Colorado 1997 8
Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers West January SG 6-6 212 27 Lower Merion High School (Pennsylvania) 1996 9
Vince Carter New Jersey Nets East December SF 6-6 220 29 North Carolina 1998 7
Dirk Nowitzki Dallas Mavericks West December PF 7-0 245 27 DJK Wurzburg (Germany) 1998 7
LeBron James Cleveland Cavaliers East November F 6-8 250 21 St. Vincent St. Mary High School (Ohio) 2003 2
Elton Brand Los Angeles Clippers West November PF 6-9 254 26 Duke 1999 6

2005-2006 NBA Player Of The Week

Player Team Conference Date Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Ben Gordon Chicago Bulls East Apr 16, 2006 SG 6-3 200 22 Connecticut 2004 1
Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers West Apr 16, 2006 SG 6-6 212 27 Lower Merion High School (Pennsylvania) 1996 9
Jamal Crawford New York Knicks East Apr 9, 2006 SG 6-5 195 25 Michigan 2000 5
Chris Wilcox Seattle SuperSonics West Apr 9, 2006 FC 6-10 235 23 Maryland 2002 3
LeBron James Cleveland Cavaliers East Apr 2, 2006 F 6-8 250 21 St. Vincent St. Mary High School (Ohio) 2003 2
Yao Ming Houston Rockets West Apr 2, 2006 C 7-6 310 25 Shanghai Dongfang (China) 2002 3
LeBron James Cleveland Cavaliers East Mar 26, 2006 F 6-8 250 21 St. Vincent St. Mary High School (Ohio) 2003 2
Pau Gasol Memphis Grizzlies West Mar 26, 2006 FC 7-0 250 25 FC Barcelona Lassa (Spain) 2001 4
LeBron James Cleveland Cavaliers East Mar 19, 2006 F 6-8 250 21 St. Vincent St. Mary High School (Ohio) 2003 2
Carmelo Anthony Denver Nuggets West Mar 19, 2006 F 6-8 240 21 Syracuse 2003 2
Paul Pierce Boston Celtics East Mar 12, 2006 SF 6-7 235 28 Kansas 1998 7
Mike Bibby Sacramento Kings West Mar 12, 2006 G 6-2 195 27 Arizona 1998 7
Allen Iverson Philadelphia Sixers East Mar 5, 2006 G 6-0 165 30 Georgetown 1996 9
Pau Gasol Memphis Grizzlies West Mar 5, 2006 FC 7-0 250 25 FC Barcelona Lassa (Spain) 2001 4
Gilbert Arenas Washington Wizards East Feb 27, 2006 G 6-3 191 24 Arizona 2001 4
Yao Ming Houston Rockets West Feb 27, 2006 C 7-6 310 25 Shanghai Dongfang (China) 2002 3
Gilbert Arenas Washington Wizards East Feb 13, 2006 G 6-3 191 24 Arizona 2001 4
Tony Parker San Antonio Spurs West Feb 13, 2006 G 6-2 185 23 Paris Basket Racing (France) 2001 4
Chris Bosh Toronto Raptors East Feb 6, 2006 PF 6-11 235 21 Georgia Tech 2003 2
Chris Paul New Orleans Hornets West Feb 6, 2006 PG 6-0 175 20 Wake Forest 2005 0
LeBron James Cleveland Cavaliers East Jan 30, 2006 F 6-8 250 21 St. Vincent St. Mary High School (Ohio) 2003 2
Elton Brand Los Angeles Clippers West Jan 30, 2006 PF 6-9 254 26 Duke 1999 6
Richard Hamilton Detroit Pistons East Jan 22, 2006 SG 6-7 193 28 Connecticut 1999 6
Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers West Jan 22, 2006 SG 6-6 212 27 Lower Merion High School (Pennsylvania) 1996 9
Allen Iverson Philadelphia Sixers East Jan 15, 2006 G 6-0 165 30 Georgetown 1996 9
Kevin Garnett Minnesota Timberwolves West Jan 15, 2006 PF 6-11 240 29 Farragut Career Academy (Illinois) 1995 10
Mike James Toronto Raptors East Jan 8, 2006 G 6-2 188 30 Duquesne 1998 4
Steve Nash Phoenix Suns West Jan 8, 2006 G 6-3 178 32 Santa Clara 1996 9
Dwyane Wade Miami Heat East Jan 1, 2006 SG 6-4 220 24 Marquette 2003 2
Shawn Marion Phoenix Suns West Jan 1, 2006 F 6-7 228 27 UNLV 1999 6
Vince Carter New Jersey Nets East Dec 26, 2005 SF 6-6 220 29 North Carolina 1998 7
Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers West Dec 26, 2005 SG 6-6 212 27 Lower Merion High School (Pennsylvania) 1996 9
Joe Johnson Atlanta Hawks East Dec 19, 2005 SG 6-7 240 24 Arkansas 2001 4
Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers West Dec 19, 2005 SG 6-6 212 27 Lower Merion High School (Pennsylvania) 1996 9
Allen Iverson Philadelphia Sixers East Dec 12, 2005 G 6-0 165 30 Georgetown 1996 9
Elton Brand Los Angeles Clippers West Dec 12, 2005 PF 6-9 254 26 Duke 1999 6
Dwyane Wade Miami Heat East Dec 5, 2005 SG 6-4 220 24 Marquette 2003 2
Baron Davis Golden State Warriors West Dec 5, 2005 G 6-3 215 26 UCLA 1999 6
Gerald Wallace Charlotte Bobcats East Nov 28, 2005 F 6-7 220 23 Alabama 2001 4
Steve Nash Phoenix Suns West Nov 28, 2005 G 6-3 178 32 Santa Clara 1996 9
LeBron James Cleveland Cavaliers East Nov 21, 2005 F 6-8 250 21 St. Vincent St. Mary High School (Ohio) 2003 2
Elton Brand Los Angeles Clippers West Nov 21, 2005 PF 6-9 254 26 Duke 1999 6
Gilbert Arenas Washington Wizards East Nov 14, 2005 G 6-3 191 24 Arizona 2001 4
Marcus Camby Denver Nuggets West Nov 14, 2005 C 6-11 240 31 Massachusetts 1996 9
T.J. Ford Milwaukee Bucks East Nov 7, 2005 PG 6-0 165 22 Texas 2003 2
Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers West Nov 7, 2005 SG 6-6 212 27 Lower Merion High School (Pennsylvania) 1996 9

2005-2006 NBA Defensive Player Of The Year

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Ben Wallace Detroit Pistons FC 6-9 240 31 Virginia Union 1996 9

2005-2006 NBA All-NBA Defensive First Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Metta World Peace Sacramento Kings SF 6-7 260 26 St. John's 1999 6
Bruce Bowen San Antonio Spurs F 6-7 200 34 Cal State Fullerton 1993 10
Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers SG 6-6 212 27 Lower Merion High School (Pennsylvania) 1996 9
Jason Kidd New Jersey Nets PG 6-4 210 32 California 1994 11
Andrei Kirilenko Utah Jazz PF 6-9 235 25 CSKA Moscow (Russia) 1999 4
Ben Wallace Detroit Pistons FC 6-9 240 31 Virginia Union 1996 9

2005-2006 NBA All-NBA Defensive Second Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Chauncey Billups Detroit Pistons G 6-3 210 29 Colorado 1997 8
Marcus Camby Denver Nuggets C 6-11 240 31 Massachusetts 1996 9
Tim Duncan San Antonio Spurs FC 6-11 250 29 Wake Forest 1997 8
Kevin Garnett Minnesota Timberwolves PF 6-11 240 29 Farragut Career Academy (Illinois) 1995 10
Tayshaun Prince Detroit Pistons F 6-9 212 26 Kentucky 2002 3

2005-2006 NBA Sixth Man Of The Year

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Mike Miller Memphis Grizzlies GF 6-8 218 26 Florida 2000 5

2005-2006 NBA Most Improved Player

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Boris Diaw Phoenix Suns PF 6-8 250 23 Pau-Orthez (France) 2003 2

2005-2006 NBA Rookie Of The Year

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Chris Paul New Orleans Hornets PG 6-0 175 20 Wake Forest 2005 0

2005-2006 NBA All-Rookie First Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Andrew Bogut Milwaukee Bucks C 7-0 260 21 Utah 2005 0
Channing Frye New York Knicks FC 7-0 255 22 Arizona 2005 0
Chris Paul New Orleans Hornets PG 6-0 175 20 Wake Forest 2005 0
Charlie Villanueva Toronto Raptors F 6-11 238 21 Connecticut 2005 0
Deron Williams Utah Jazz PG 6-3 200 21 Illinois 2005 0

2005-2006 NBA All-Rookie Second Team

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Raymond Felton Charlotte Bobcats PG 6-1 205 21 North Carolina 2005 0
Ryan Gomes Boston Celtics F 6-7 245 23 Providence 2005 0
Danny Granger Indiana Pacers GF 6-9 222 22 New Mexico 2005 0
Luther Head Houston Rockets G 6-3 185 23 Illinois 2005 0
Marvin Williams Atlanta Hawks SF 6-9 237 19 North Carolina 2005 0

2005-2006 NBA Rookie Of The Month

Player Team Conference Month Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Raymond Felton Charlotte Bobcats East April PG 6-1 205 21 North Carolina 2005 0
Chris Paul New Orleans Hornets West April PG 6-0 175 20 Wake Forest 2005 0
Raymond Felton Charlotte Bobcats East March PG 6-1 205 21 North Carolina 2005 0
Chris Paul New Orleans Hornets West March PG 6-0 175 20 Wake Forest 2005 0
Raymond Felton Charlotte Bobcats East February PG 6-1 205 21 North Carolina 2005 0
Chris Paul New Orleans Hornets West February PG 6-0 175 20 Wake Forest 2005 0
Andrew Bogut Milwaukee Bucks West January C 7-0 260 21 Utah 2005 0
Chris Paul New Orleans Hornets West January PG 6-0 175 20 Wake Forest 2005 0
Charlie Villanueva Toronto Raptors East December F 6-11 238 21 Connecticut 2005 0
Chris Paul New Orleans Hornets West December PG 6-0 175 20 Wake Forest 2005 0
Channing Frye New York Knicks East November FC 7-0 255 22 Arizona 2005 0
Chris Paul New Orleans Hornets West November PG 6-0 175 20 Wake Forest 2005 0

2005-2006 NBA J. Walter Kennedy Citizenship Award

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Kevin Garnett Minnesota Timberwolves PF 6-11 240 29 Farragut Career Academy (Illinois) 1995 10

2005-2006 NBA NBA Sportsmanship Award

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Elton Brand Los Angeles Clippers PF 6-9 254 26 Duke 1999 6

2005-2006 NBA PBWA Magic Johnson Award

Player Team Pos Height Weight Age Pre-Draft Team Draft Yr YOS
Grant Hill Orlando Magic SF 6-8 225 33 Duke 1994 11

2005-2006 NBA Coach of the Year

Player Team Age Nationality
Avery Johnson Dallas Mavericks N/A N/A

2005-2006 NBA Executive of the Year

Player Team Age Nationality
Elgin Baylor Los Angeles Clippers N/A N/A