Jaron Jackson Jr. of the NBA’s Memphis Grizzlies won the 2022-2023 season’s Most Valuable Defensive Award.
The NBA League Secretariat announced on the 18th (Korean time), 카지노“As a result of the media panel’s vote for this season’s best defense award, Jackson Jr. was decided as the winner.”
In addition to Jackson Jr., Brook Lopez (Milwaukee) and Evan Mobley (Cleveland) were nominated for the Best Defensive Award.
Born in 1999, Jackson Jr. became the second youngest player to win the Hakeem Olajuwon Trophy after Dwight Howard in 2009.
Howard was 23 years and 4 months old when he received the award in 2009, and Jackson Jr. is 23 years and 7 months old.
Jackson Jr., a 208cm tall big man, ranked first in this category with 3 blocked shots per game this season.
This year, Jackson Jr. is the first Memphis player to receive the Best Defensive Award in 10 years since Marc Gasol in 2013.
As a result of the media panel voting, Jackson Jr. received a total of 391 points, including 56 first place votes, followed by Lopez with 309 points, including 31 first place votes.
Memphis finished second in the Western Conference with a record of 51 wins and 31 losses this season.
However, in the first round of the playoffs (4 wins from 7 matches), they lost the first game against the LA Lakers (43-39), who are in 7th place in the regular league, and are pushed back 1-0.