The NBA’s In-Season Tournament brings new hardware to the league’s trophy collection.
At the end of the competition, the league will announce a Most Valuable Player and All-Tournament Team for the In-Season Tournament. The MVP is self-explanatory. The All-Tournament Team will be made up of the tournament’s “five most outstanding players.”
There was no shortage of star power in the In-Season Tournament’s Knockout Rounds. There were a number of stars among the teams that advanced out of the Group Phase, from LeBron James and Giannis Antetokounmpo to Tyrese Haliburton, Zion Williamson and De’Aaron Fox.
Which player was named the first In-Season Tournament MVP? And which players will earn a spot on the All-Tournament Team?
Check out the full In-Season Tournament award breakdown below.
NBA In-Season Tournament MVP 2023
LeBron James has been named MVP of the 2023 NBA In-Season Tournament.
The 38-year-old adds another accolade to a resume that also includes four league MVPs, four Finals MVP and three All-Star Game MVPs.
NBA In-Season Tournament All-Tournament Team 2023
The In-Season Tournament’s All-Tournament Team will be named following the Championship game.
The table below will be updated with the five players who are named the competition’s most outstanding players.
How NBA In-Season Tournament MVP and All-Tournament Team are selected
The NBA revealed that a panel of media members will select the All-Tournament Team. It will be based on performance in both the Group Play and Knockout Rounds.
Following the game, the NBA shared that the In-Season Tournament MVP was voted on by a panel of media members and fans.
Here are the voting results:
— NBA Communications (@NBAPR) December 10, 2023
The In-Season Tournament MVP will receive a black and gold trophy that’s 15 inches tall. Each player who makes the All-Tournament team will receive a trophy in the form of a solid black crystal basketball with gold channels. Each basketball stands 7.5 inches high and weighs 20 pounds.
Additionally, the teams that made it to the Knockout Rounds earned prize money, with the championship team winning $500,000 per player.
Source : ESPN.com