Wednesday , Apr , 19 , 2006 C.Y. Ellis

HoopsVibe’s 2006 NBA Awards

HoopsVibe has asked its most active contributors to give their picks for the 2006 NBA awards.

Jordan Rivas, Yannis Koutroupis, CY. Ellis, Joe Newell, Oly Sandor, Chris Bibey, and Afeez Tijani give their opinions on this year’s winners.

Most Valuable Player

  
Jordan Rivas
Steve Nash
Yannis Koutroupis
Kobe Bryant
CY. Ellis
Lebron James
Joe Newell
DIrk Nowitzki
Oly Sandor
DIrk Nowitzki
Chris Bibey
Steve Nash
Afeez Tijani
Kobe Bryant
 
 
 
Defensive Player of the Year
 
Jordan Rivas
Bruce Bowen
Yannis Koutroupis
Ben Wallace
CY. Ellis
Andrei Kirilenko
Joe Newell
Bruce Bowen
Oly Sandor
Ben Wallace
Chris Bibey
Bruce Bowen
Afeez Tijani
Bruce Bowen
 
 

Rookie of the Year
 
Jordan Rivas
Chris Paul
Yannis Koutroupis
Chris Paul
CY. Ellis
Chris Paul
Joe Newell
Chris Paul
Oly Sandor
Chris Paul
Chris Bibey
Chris Paul
Afeez Tijani
Chris Paul
 
 
 
Coach of the Year
 
Jordan Rivas
Avery Johnson
Yannis Koutroupis
Mike D’Antoni
CY. Ellis
Flip Saunders
Joe Newell
Flip Saunders
Oly Sandor
Byron Scott
Chris Bibey
Flip Saunders
Afeez Tijani
Byron Scott
 
 
 
Sixth man of the Year
 
Jordan Rivas
Mike Miller
Yannis Koutroupis
Mike Miller
CY. Ellis
Mike Miller
Joe Newell
Mike Miller

Oly Sandor
Mike Miller
Chris Bibey
Earl Boykins
Afeez Tijani
Mike Miller
 
 

Most Improved Player
 
Jordan Rivas
Boris Diaw
Yannis Koutroupis
Boris Diaw
CY. Ellis
Boris Diaw
Joe Newell
Boris Diaw
Oly Sandor
Paul Pierce
Chris Bibey
Chris Bosh
Afeez Tijani
Boris Diaw