NBA Awards Watch #7 (December 10, 2012)

In last week’s Awards Watch, we had James Harden, Jamal Crawford, Tim Duncan, Damian Lillard and Kevin Durant winning awards. We’ve had a change coming into this edition as the Defensive Player of the Year could be going elsewhere.

We’re also going to add a player to watch for each category.

We’re here every Monday with a new edition of the NBA Awards Watch, so continue to check us out here at HoopsHabit.com for the newest editions.

Stats listed are current as of games completed on December 9th.

Most Improved Player

James Harden

Season Age Tm Lg G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
2012-13 23 HOU NBA 19 19 38.9 7.4 17.2 .429 2.0 5.8 .345 7.9 9.4 .844 0.9 3.5 4.4 5.6 1.8 0.5 4.1 2.3 24.7
Career NBA 239 26 27.7 4.1 9.3 .442 1.5 4.1 .368 4.0 4.7 .836 0.6 2.9 3.5 2.7 1.1 0.3 1.8 2.5 13.7
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Jrue Holiday

Season Age Tm Lg G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
2012-13 22 PHI NBA 20 20 38.5 6.9 15.6 .444 1.1 3.0 .356 2.8 3.6 .778 1.0 2.9 3.8 9.0 1.4 0.4 3.8 2.6 17.7
Career NBA 240 218 31.8 4.9 11.1 .441 1.0 2.5 .375 1.6 2.0 .795 0.8 2.5 3.4 5.3 1.4 0.3 2.4 2.3 12.4
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Kyrie Irving

Season Age Tm Lg G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
2012-13 20 CLE NBA 10 10 35.2 8.2 17.7 .463 1.8 4.6 .391 4.7 5.7 .825 0.5 3.2 3.7 5.6 1.1 0.3 4.1 2.9 22.9
Career NBA 61 61 31.3 7.1 15.1 .468 1.5 3.8 .397 3.6 4.1 .862 0.8 2.9 3.7 5.4 1.1 0.4 3.3 2.3 19.2
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Watch for: O.J. Mayo

Season Age Tm Lg G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
2012-13 25 DAL NBA 20 20 35.2 7.4 15.3 .482 2.9 5.6 .523 3.3 3.9 .844 0.7 3.2 3.9 3.5 0.9 0.3 2.6 2.4 20.9
Career NBA 321 201 33.0 5.8 13.3 .436 1.7 4.3 .387 2.4 2.9 .819 0.6 2.7 3.4 2.8 1.1 0.3 2.1 2.1 15.6
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Sixth Man of the Year

Jamal Crawford

Season Age Tm Lg G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
2012-13 32 LAC NBA 20 0 29.4 5.9 13.3 .442 2.1 5.3 .387 4.1 4.4 .932 0.2 1.6 1.7 1.8 1.1 0.1 1.9 1.1 17.9
Career NBA 832 399 31.7 5.3 13.1 .409 1.7 4.9 .349 2.9 3.4 .855 0.4 2.1 2.5 3.8 1.0 0.2 2.0 1.6 15.3
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Kevin Martin

Season Age Tm Lg G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
2012-13 29 OKC NBA 21 0 29.5 4.7 10.0 .471 2.2 4.6 .479 4.2 4.5 .926 0.1 2.1 2.2 1.7 1.1 0.1 1.6 2.0 15.8
Career NBA 496 387 31.2 5.5 12.4 .444 1.6 4.2 .382 5.7 6.5 .867 0.6 2.8 3.4 2.0 0.9 0.1 1.8 2.0 18.3
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Ramon Sessions

Season Age Tm Lg G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
2012-13 26 CHA NBA 19 0 27.5 4.6 12.3 .378 0.4 1.9 .194 5.0 6.0 .833 0.6 3.1 3.7 4.3 0.9 0.0 2.0 1.3 14.6
Career NBA 342 108 25.5 3.9 8.8 .444 0.2 0.6 .309 3.3 4.1 .791 0.6 2.5 3.2 4.9 0.8 0.1 2.0 1.6 11.3
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Watch for: Louis Williams

Season Age Tm Lg G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
2012-13 26 ATL NBA 17 0 24.5 4.5 10.8 .421 1.6 4.6 .354 3.5 4.0 .868 0.2 1.8 1.9 3.1 1.2 0.3 1.6 1.5 14.2
Career NBA 472 38 22.0 3.8 9.1 .421 0.8 2.5 .338 2.9 3.7 .800 0.4 1.6 2.0 3.0 0.8 0.2 1.4 1.4 11.4
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Defensive Player of the Year

Roy Hibbert

Season Age Tm Lg G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
2012-13 26 IND NBA 21 21 29.3 4.1 10.7 .382 0.0 0.0 .000 1.6 2.5 .635 4.0 4.3 8.2 1.4 0.7 3.0 1.9 3.5 9.8
Career NBA 318 277 24.7 4.4 9.4 .473 0.0 0.0 .250 2.1 2.9 .720 2.4 4.1 6.5 1.6 0.4 1.7 1.7 3.2 11.0
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Tim Duncan

Season Age Tm Lg G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
2012-13 36 SAS NBA 20 20 30.3 7.4 13.9 .531 0.1 0.2 .667 3.3 4.3 .776 1.8 8.0 9.8 2.6 0.8 2.4 1.6 1.8 18.1
Career NBA 1131 1129 35.3 7.8 15.4 .507 0.0 0.1 .187 4.6 6.6 .689 2.9 8.3 11.3 3.1 0.7 2.2 2.6 2.5 20.3
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Josh Smith

Season Age Tm Lg G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
2012-13 27 ATL NBA 16 16 35.1 7.3 16.1 .451 0.5 1.3 .381 2.0 3.9 .516 2.3 6.1 8.4 3.6 1.5 2.1 3.1 3.1 17.0
Career NBA 616 594 34.0 5.8 12.6 .464 0.3 1.2 .281 3.1 4.7 .666 2.1 5.8 8.0 3.1 1.3 2.2 2.5 2.9 15.1
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Watch for: Andrei Kirilenko

Season Age Tm Lg G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
2012-13 31 MIN NBA 14 14 36.0 4.6 8.8 .520 0.6 1.8 .360 2.9 4.0 .714 2.2 5.5 7.7 3.5 1.7 1.9 2.6 1.1 12.6
Career NBA 695 492 30.9 4.1 8.7 .471 0.5 1.6 .313 3.7 4.8 .762 1.8 3.8 5.7 2.8 1.4 2.0 2.0 2.1 12.4
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Rookie of the Year

Damian Lillard

Season Age Tm Lg G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
2012-13 22 POR NBA 20 20 38.0 6.6 15.1 .434 2.4 6.2 .382 3.5 4.2 .821 0.8 2.4 3.2 6.5 1.2 0.2 3.2 2.2 18.9
Career NBA 20 20 38.0 6.6 15.1 .434 2.4 6.2 .382 3.5 4.2 .821 0.8 2.4 3.2 6.5 1.2 0.2 3.2 2.2 18.9
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Anthony Davis

Season Age Tm Lg G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
2012-13 19 NOH NBA 6 6 28.3 5.8 11.8 .493 0.0 0.3 .000 4.3 5.2 .839 3.3 5.0 8.3 0.8 1.0 2.2 1.5 1.8 16.0
Career NBA 6 6 28.3 5.8 11.8 .493 0.0 0.3 .000 4.3 5.2 .839 3.3 5.0 8.3 0.8 1.0 2.2 1.5 1.8 16.0
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Michael Kidd-Gilchrist

Season Age Tm Lg G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
2012-13 19 CHA NBA 19 19 27.4 4.2 8.5 .491 0.1 0.1 .500 2.3 3.1 .746 1.8 4.5 6.3 1.9 0.9 1.4 1.5 2.5 10.7
Career NBA 19 19 27.4 4.2 8.5 .491 0.1 0.1 .500 2.3 3.1 .746 1.8 4.5 6.3 1.9 0.9 1.4 1.5 2.5 10.7
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Watch for: Andre Drummond

Season Age Tm Lg G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
2012-13 19 DET NBA 22 0 18.0 2.8 4.8 .585 0.0 0.1 .500 0.8 2.1 .391 2.6 3.6 6.2 0.4 0.8 1.2 0.8 2.0 6.5
Career NBA 22 0 18.0 2.8 4.8 .585 0.0 0.1 .500 0.8 2.1 .391 2.6 3.6 6.2 0.4 0.8 1.2 0.8 2.0 6.5
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Most Valuable Player

Kevin Durant

Season Age Tm Lg G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
2012-13 24 OKC NBA 21 21 39.4 8.6 17.0 .506 1.6 3.6 .440 8.1 9.1 .895 0.7 7.8 8.5 4.3 1.4 1.4 3.3 1.7 27.0
Career NBA 401 401 38.2 8.9 19.0 .470 1.5 4.0 .368 7.0 7.9 .879 0.9 5.8 6.7 2.9 1.2 1.0 3.1 1.9 26.3
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LeBron James

Season Age Tm Lg G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
2012-13 28 MIA NBA 18 18 37.6 10.0 18.6 .539 1.4 3.2 .439 3.7 5.7 .650 1.6 7.4 8.9 6.9 1.3 0.8 2.6 1.8 25.1
Career NBA 707 706 39.8 9.9 20.4 .485 1.3 4.0 .333 6.5 8.7 .745 1.2 6.0 7.2 6.9 1.7 0.8 3.3 1.9 27.6
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Kobe Bryant

Season Age Tm Lg G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
2012-13 34 LAL NBA 21 21 37.4 9.5 19.7 .482 2.0 5.1 .398 7.6 8.8 .870 0.7 4.3 5.0 4.9 1.7 0.1 3.8 2.9 28.6
Career NBA 1182 1034 36.5 8.9 19.6 .454 1.3 3.9 .338 6.4 7.6 .838 1.2 4.1 5.3 4.7 1.5 0.5 3.0 2.6 25.5
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Watch for: Kevin Love

Season Age Tm Lg G GS MP FG FGA FG% 3P 3PA 3P% FT FTA FT% ORB DRB TRB AST STL BLK TOV PF PTS
2012-13 24 MIN NBA 9 9 34.4 6.4 16.9 .382 1.2 5.7 .216 7.1 10.6 .674 3.9 10.3 14.2 2.1 1.0 0.4 2.3 2.0 21.2
Career NBA 278 196 31.8 5.8 12.8 .454 0.9 2.4 .360 4.9 6.0 .815 3.9 8.2 12.1 1.9 0.6 0.5 1.9 2.4 17.4
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