Defensive Player of the Year - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Defensive Player of the Year


Gobert claims second straight NBA Defensive Player of the Year

Jun 25, 2019 - 11:17 AM

Rudy Gobert joins elite company as he becomes one of only 10 players in NBA history to win the award multiple times

STIFLE TOWER. Rudy Gobert beats out MVP contenders Giannis Antetokounmpo and Paul George for Defensive Player of the Year. File photo by Gene Sweeney Jr./Getty Images/AFP

Hall of Famer Dennis Rodman admits drunk-driving

Mar 13, 2018 - 3:09 PM

Rodman failed a breath test after he was stopped in January for a vehicle violation

PROBATION. In this file photo former NBA basketball player Dennis Rodman of the US walks out from the arrival gate returning from his trip to North Korea at Beijing's international airport on June 17, 2017.  Photo by Nicolas Asfouri/AFP

LeBron James snubbed as MVP award finalist

May 20, 2017 - 12:09 PM

The NBA MVP award will come down to James Harden Russell Westbrook and Kawhi Leonard

DENIED. LeBron James will not be in the running to clinch his 5th MVP award despite setting career-highs in assists (8.7) and rebounds (8.6) this season. Photo by Elsa/Getty Images North America/AFP

Chicago's Noah named NBA Defensive Player of the Year

Apr 22, 2014 - 10:18 AM

Joakim Noah averaged 11 3 rebounds 1 5 blocks and 1 2 steals a game to become the first Chicago Bull to win the Defensive Player award since Michael Jordan

BULL DOZER. Joakim Noah blocks a shot from Lance Stephenson of Indiana. Photo by Tannen Maury/EPA