Early Award Candidates: The favorites for each award across the NBA

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Most Improved: Isaiah Thomas

Isaiah Thomas has always been a solid player with outstanding scoring ability, but this year he found the one thing that his career was lacking, consistency. Isaiah has become a leader and go-to player in Boston where he is leading them to the playoffs.

Runner Up: Reggie Jackson

It’s not hard to recognize that the Golden State Warriors are dominating the regular season. They are doing things we’ve never seen before and are arguably the greatest team ever assembled. But they’re also dominating award season. Curry and Kerr are nearly locked in as the MVP and coach of the year, and Draymond Green and Iguodala are also making strong cases to be award winners. After all is said and done, we could see the Golden State Warriors take home more awards than games they lose this season.


By: Michael Hersey