Damian Lillard named MVP of NBA bubble; Williams named top coach in Orlando

NBA restart has been a success. At this point, no one has tested positive for COVID-19 in the bubble, and there have been some great moments and performances on the court.

On Saturday, the league announced the winners of the NBA Player of the Seeding Games, the NBA All-Seeding Games Team, and the NBA Coach of the Seeding Games.

After averaging 37.6 points, 9.6 assists, 4.2 rebounds a game in the bubble, Damian Lillard was named the NBA Player of the Seeding Games. Lillard carried the Blazers to the play-in game and had a 61-point performance against Dallas. The Suns’ Devin Booker was second, and Indiana’s T.J. Warren finished third.

Monty Williams, who led the Suns to an 8-0 record in Orlando, was named NBA Coach of the Seeding Games. 

Below are the NBA All-Seeding Games Teams:

First Team

Damian Lillard, Portland Trail Blazers

Devin Booker, Phoenix Suns

Luka Dončić, Dallas Mavericks

James Harden, Houston Rockets

T.J. Warren, Indiana Pacers

Second Team

Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks

Kawhi Leonard, LA Clippers

Caris LeVert, Brooklyn Nets

Michael Porter Jr., Denver Nuggets

Kristaps Porzingis, Dallas Mavericks

According to the NBA, the awards were voted on by a panel of sportswriters and broadcasters who have been on-site covering the 2019-20 season restart at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.

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