The North American Basketball Profiliga NBA announced the finalists for this year’s award of the most valuable player (MVP).
Joel Embid from the Philadelphia 76ers, Giannis antetokounmpo from the reigning master Milwaukee Bucks and last year’s MVP Nikola Jokic from the Denver Nuggets. Thus, for the fourth time a non-American player will win the award – record.
The three superstars led their teams all into the play-offs. While Embiid (Cameroon) and Antetokounmpo (Greece), MVP of the years 2019 and 2020, successfully launched with their teams in the K.O. Round, the Serbe Jokic had to give the Golden State Warriors with Denver’s Golden State Warriors.
In addition to the award for the most valuable player, the NBA will give five more prizes. Among other things, the voting MVP Nikolas journalists elect the best coach and the best young player of the season. The winners wants to announce the NBA in the course of the playoffs.