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NBA 2016-17 Honors

Kia MVP: Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder
Kia Rookie of the Year: Malcolm Brogdon, Milwaukee Bucks
Kia Most Improved Player: Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks
Kia Defensive Player of the Year: Draymond Green, Golden State Warriors
Kia Sixth Man Award: Eric Gordon, Houston Rockets
Coach of the Year: Mike D’Antoni, Houston Rockets
Executive of the Year: Bob Myers, Golden State Warriors
Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year: Dirk Nowitzki, Dallas Mavericks
NBA Sportsmanship Award: Kemba Walker, Charlotte Hornets
Lifetime Achievement Award: Bill Russell, Boston Celtics legend
Sager Strong Award: Monty Williams, San Antonio Spurs

Source: NBA

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Most Followed Pro Athletes On Twitter

1. Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid 53.4M
2. LeBron James Cleveland Cavaliers 37M
3. Neymar Jr. Barcelona 29.7M
4. Kaka MLS 27M
5. Sachin Tendulkar cricket 16.6M
6. Andres Iniesta Barcelona 16.5M
7. Kevin Durant Golden State Warriors 16M
8. Virat Kohli cricket 15.9M
9. Mesut Ozil Arsenal 15.5M
10. Gerard Pique Barcelona 15M
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Jun122013

LeBron James Extends Brand In China With Internet, Videogame Connections

By Barry Janoff

June 12, 2013: Tencent, a leading provider of comprehensive Internet services in China, has signed a deal with four-time NBA MVP LeBron James.

As part of the alliance, James will serve as spokesperson for NBA2K Online in China. The game is based on the 2K Sports' NBA2K video game series and was co-developed by Tencent Games, 2K Sports and Visual Concepts China, James will appear in ad campaigns and other promotions to support the game in China. He also will be given the opportunity to provide creative input on game modes and in-game content.

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

James is among the most popular NBA players with fans in China, not only for his on-court play with the Miami Heat and his appearance in the nation during the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing, but also through Nike, which has sponsored annual tours of China starring James and other athletes who sponsor the shoe-apparel brand. This past October, the Heat faced the Los Angeles Clippers twice during the NBA China Games, which the league said marked James' ninth visit to the nation.

James had the third best-selling NBA jersey in China in 2012, according to the most recent sales figures released by the NBA, behind only Kobe Bryant of the Los Angeles Lakers and Derrick Rose of the Chicago Bulls.

LeBron James Covered By 2K Sports

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