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The NBA 2K League Awards

There will be six league awards presented at the conclusion of the regular season on the evening of August 11th. Award winners will be announced on the league Twitter handle @NBA2KLeague.

The awards will be decided on by players, team managers, on-air talent, fans and League officials. Evaluation reflects performance across the 15-week regular season. The awards are as follows:

1. Most Valuable Player
Awarded to the most outstanding player of the season

2. Defensive Player of the Year
Awarded to the best defensive player of the season

3. Coach of the Year
Awarded to the coach that managed and led their team to perform at their highest potential throughout the season

4. Sportsmanship Award
Awarded to the player who most exemplifies the ideals of sportsmanship on the court with ethical behavior, positivity and integrity.

5. Community Engagement Award
Awarded to a team who demonstrates outstanding local community engagement through community service, local business initiatives, or engagement with fans.

6. Play of the Year
Awarded to the player(s) with the most exciting play of the season.

Nomination and Voting Process

1. Most Valuable Player
All players and team managers (1 per team) had the ability to nominate 5 players to be a finalist for the MVP award. The 5 players that received the most votes are eligible to be voted upon in the final vote.

Vote Weighting:
• 1/3 of the vote – Players to vote for 1 individual.

• 1/3 of the vote – Team managers and on-air talent to vote for 1 individual.

• 1/3 of the vote – Fans to vote through:
1) Retweeting League’s Twitter post for each MVP Candidate.
2) Official hashtag on Twitter: #NBA2KLeagueMVP
3) League website poll – vote here.

Fans are eligible to vote once through each method.

Twitter voting will be open from August 4th until 6pm ET August 10th. League website voting will be open until 7pm ET August 11th.

Defensive Player of the Year

  • 2/3 of the vote – Players to vote for 1 individual.
  • 1/3 of the vote – Team managers and on-air talent to vote for 1 individual.

Voting will be open from August 4th – August 11th.

Coach of the Year

  • 100% of the vote – Each team to vote for 1 coach.

Voting will be open from August 4th – August 11th.

Sportsmanship Award

  • 2/3 of the vote – Players to vote for 1 individual.
  • 1/3 of the vote – Team managers and on-air talent to vote for 1 individual.

Voting will be open from August 4th – August 11th.

Community Engagement Award

  • 100% of the vote – Panel of League Officials: Teams will nominate themselves by submitting examples of how they have engaged their local community.

Play of the Year

The top 5 plays chosen from the NBA 2K League’s social media posts over the season will be eligible to be voted on by our fans.

• 100% of the vote – Fans to vote through:

1) Retweeting League’s Twitter post of each play
2) Official hashtag on Twitter: #NBA2KLeaguePlay
3) League website poll – vote here

Twitter voting will be open from August 4th until August 10th at 6pm ET. League website voting will be open until August 11th.