Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid (29) was selected as MVP.
As a result of the MVP vote announced by the NBA Secretariat on the 3rd (Korean time), Embiid was named MVP for the 2022-23 season.
Among 100 reporters and broadcast commentators, 73 voted for 1st, 25 voted for 2nd, and 2 voted for 3rd, taking first place with a total score of 915, Nikola Jokic (Denver, 674 points) He beat Giannis Antetokounmpo (Milwaukee, 606 points) and rose to first place.
Embiid averaged 33.1 points, 10.2 rebounds and 4.2 assists in 66 games this season. His 33.1 scoring average was first in the league. His 4.2 assists were also tied with the career high he set last season. He also contributed defensively, recording 1.0 steals and 1.7 blocked shots.크크크벳
He, who gave the MVP to Jokic even after leading the scoring category with an average of 30.6 points per game last season, was honored with the first MVP in his life with this award.
It is the first Philadelphia player to receive this award in 22 years since Allen Iverson in the 2000-01 season. Previously, Moses Malone (1982-83), Julius Irving (1980-81), and Wilt Chamberlain (1959-60, 1965-68) received the award as Philadelphia players.
‘ESPN’ introduced that he was the first MVP since Malone in 1982 to record an average of 30 points per game, 10 rebounds, and a field goal success rate of 50% at the same time.
In this MVP vote, the first place vote was taken by all three finalists, Embiid Jokic and Antetokounmpo.
Jayson Tatum (Boston) ranked fourth with 280 points, and Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (Oklahoma City) ranked fifth with 46 points. Donovan Mitchell (Cleveland), Domantas Sabonis (Sacramento), Luca Doncic (Dallas), Stephen Curry (Golden State), Jimmy Butler (Miami), De’Aaron Fox (Sacramento), Jaylen Brunson (New York), Ja Morant (Memphis). take
LeBron James didn’t even get one vote.
ESPN said it was the first time in LeBron’s career that he failed to win an MVP vote.