NBA awards ‘Michael Jordan Trophy’ to MVP from this season

Michael Jordan (59), the ‘Basketball Emperor’ who led the NBA’s Chicago Bulls dynasty in the 1980s and 1990s, has a higher name value.

The NBA Secretariat announced on the 13th (local time) that Jordan has been named the ‘Most Valuable Player’ (MVP) trophy while unveiling new trophies to be awarded to major individual winners starting this season. The shape of the trophy was also redesigned to show an anonymous player rising from a rock holding a crystal basketball high in his right hand.

“Jordan, who is considered the greatest player in NBA history, has named the MVP trophy in honor of his brilliant career,” the NBA Secretariat explained.

The ‘Michael Jordan Trophy’ was designed with Jordan by Mark Smith, a Jordan Brand designer and former vice president of Nike Special Projects, according to the Chicago Tribune.

“It embodies Jordan’s vision of pursuing the highest achievement as an athlete,” said Smith.

However, there are elements hidden in the trophy that can tell us about Jordan’s record.

23.6 inches tall, weighing 23.6 pounds, the 23-sided basketball, and the hexagonal plaque represent Jordan’s number 23 uniform and six championship wins.

Jordan was selected by the Chicago Bulls in the 1st round, 3rd overall pick of the 1984 NBA Draft and 스포츠토토 won 3 championships in a row from 1991 to 1993, followed by another 3 consecutive championships from 1996 to 1998.

Personally, following the rookie award (1985), he was evaluated as the greatest shooting guard in NBA history by winning MVP 5 times, championship game MVP 6 times, scoring leader 10 times, All-Star 14 times, and All-Star MVP 3 times. devoted to

The NBA MVP selection began in 1956, but the players initially voted for it, and since 1981, sports reporters have been voting. Karim Abdul-Jabbar (75) has won the most awards, and Jordan and Bill Russell (88) are tied for second place.

Until now, the NBA MVP trophy had the name of the first NBA president (1946-1963) Maurice Podolov. However, in the future, the ‘Maurice Podolov Trophy’ will be awarded to the team with the best record in the regular season, according to the NBA Secretariat.

In addition to the MVP, the NBA named Jerry West (84), who played for the Lakers from 1960 to 1974 and was called ‘Mr.

In addition, Hakeem Olajuwon (59) won the ‘Defense King’ trophy, Walt Chamberlain (1936-1999) for the ‘Rookie of the Year’ award, John Havlicek (1940-2019) for the ‘Sixth Man’ award, and ‘Best Skill Improvement Player’