Lauri Markkanen has been named the 22-23 NBA Most Improved Player.

Markkanen received 69 first place votes, 27 second place votes and four third place votes to finish with 430 total points. Shai Gilgeous-Alexander finished second, while Jalen Brunson finished third.

Markkanen averaged 25.6 points per game on 49.9 percent shooting overall and 39.1 percent from 3-point range.