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Full results from the NBA's awards ceremony

The NBA has been handing out awards for years, but the league held its first-ever awards show Monday night. Here are the winners:
Featured Awards

Most Valuable Player
Winner: Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder
Other finalists: James Harden, Houston Rockets; Kawhi Leonard, San Antonio Spurs

After a season in which he posted a record 42 triple-doubles, Russell Westbrook, right, took home MVP honors at the NBA's first-ever awards ceremony. Michael Loccisano/Getty Images/TNT
Defensive Player of the Year
Winner: Draymond Green, Golden State Warriors
Other finalists: Rudy Gobert, Utah Jazz; Kawhi Leonard, San Antonio Spurs

Coach of the Year
Winner: Mike D'Antoni, Houston Rockets
Other finalists: Gregg Popovich, San Antonio Spurs; Erik Spoelstra, Miami Heat

Most Improved Player
Winner: Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks
Other finalists: Rudy Gobert, Utah Jazz; Nikola Jokic, Denver Nuggets

Sixth Man Award
Winner: Eric Gordon, Houston Rockets
Other finalists: Andre Iguodala, Golden State Warriors; Lou Williams, Houston Rockets

Rookie of the Year
Winner: Malcolm Brogdon, Milwaukee Bucks
Other finalists: Joel Embiid, Philadelphia 76ers; Dario Saric, Philadelphia 76ers
Additional Awards

Sager Strong Award
Winner: Monty Williams, San Antonio Spurs

NBA Lifetime Achievement Award
Winner: Bill Russell, Boston Celtics

NBA Sportsmanship Award
Winner: Kemba Walker, Charlotte Hornets

NBA Cares Community Assist Award
Winner: Isaiah Thomas, Boston Celtics

NBA Hustle Award
Winner: Patrick Beverley, Houston Rockets

Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year
Winner: Dirk Nowitzki, Dallas Mavericks

Executive of the Year
Winner: Bob Myers, Golden State Warriors
Fan Awards

Assist of the Year
Winner: Draymond Green and Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors
Other finalists: Nikola Jokic, Denver Nuggets; Chris Paul, LA Clippers

Block of the Year
Winner: Kawhi Leonard, San Antonio Spurs
Other finalists: Hassan Whiteside, Miami Heat; Kristaps Porzingis, New York Knicks

Dunk of the Year
Winner: Victor Oladipo, Oklahoma City Thunder
Other finalists: Larry Nance Jr., Los Angeles Lakers; Zach LaVine, Minnesota Timberwolves

Game Winner of the Year
Winner: Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder
Other finalists: Tyler Ulis, Phoenix Suns; Kyrie Irving, Cleveland Cavaliers

Performance of the Year
Best single-game performance in the regular season
Winner: Klay Thompson, Golden State Warriors
Other finalists: James Harden, Houston Rockets; Devin Booker, Phoenix Suns; Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder

Best Playoff Moment
Winner: Kevin Durant, Golden State Warriors
Other finalists: Isaiah Thomas, Boston Celtics; John Wall, Washington Wizards

Best Style
Winner: Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder
Other finalists: Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat; Iman Shumpert, Cleveland Cavaliers

Source: http://www.espn.com/nba/story/_/id/19743781/nba-winners-mvp-rookie-year-coach-year-more

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