1st Look: NBA Awards Live Tonight on TNT

Here’s a 1st look at the awardees and celeb cameos from the inaugural NBA Awards to be televised live this evening on TNT.  Drake hosts alongside a mind-blowing performance from the current Queen of Hip Hop Nikki Minaj.  The 2017 NBA Awards begin tonight on TNT at 9pm ET.

Spoiler….Russell Westbrook brings home the “MVP” after sweeping nominations with “Game Winner Of The Year” and “Best Style” awards.  The Oklahoma City Thunder player beat out Lebron James, Isaiah Thomas, James Harden and Kawhi Leonard of the San Antonio Spurs.

Other notables from the evening include:

Hustle Stats Award: Patrick Beverley, Houston Rockets

NBA Player Patrick Beverly and Family at 2017 NBA Awards Live On TNT

NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 26: Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for TNT

NBA Sportsmanship Award: Kemba Walker, Charlotte Hornets

Kemba Walker 2017 NBA Awards Live On TNT - Arrivals

NEW YORK, NY – JUNE 26: Photo by Jamie McCarthy/Getty Images for TNT

Celebrity sightings from Monica, Drake, Naomi Campbell, NFL Player Von Miller, Nick Cannon and the beautiful Jada Pinkett-Smith who presented the award for 2017 NBA Rookie of The Year alongside legend Grant Hill.

Of course you should expect to see some of the greats of the game, Hall of Famers and legendary players graced the carpet with their debonair presence…

FAN-VOTED AWARDS

Performance of the Year: Golden State Warriors’ Klay Thompson scores 60 in three quarters vs. Indiana Pacers

Game Winner of the Year: Oklahoma City Thunder’s Russell Westbrook vs. Denver Nuggets

Dunk of the Year: Oklahoma City Thunder’s Victor Oladipo vs. Atlanta Hawks

Assist of the Year: Golden State Warriors’ Draymond Green to Stephen Curry to Kevin Durant vs. Indiana Pacers

Block of the Year: San Antonio Spurs’ Kawhi Leonard vs. Houston Rockets

Best Playoff Moment: Golden State Warriors’ Kevin Durant vs. Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 3 of The Finals

Best Style: Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder

2017 NBA Awards Live On TNT - Inside

(L-R) Russell Westbrook, Nick Collison, Andre Roberson, Taj Gibson, Enes Kanter, and Victor Oladipo speak onstage during the 2017 NBA Awards Live on TNT (Photo by Kevin Mazur/Getty Images for TNT)

 

The award exhibition will be as star-studded and sophisticated as it seems!  Don’t miss the live broadcast tonight at 9pm EST on TNT.  Follow the blog on Instagram and Twitter to see more amazing photos, recaps or reviews on what’s trending in sports, entertainment and more!

All photos and video courtesy of Slate PR and Kevin Mazur of Getty Images for TNT.
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