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1998-99 Other NBA Award Winners

Defensive Player of the Year— Alonzo Mourning, Miami; Most Improved Player—Darrell Armstrong, Orlando; Sixth Man Award— Darrell Armstrong, Orlando; Kennedy PBWAA Citizenship Award— Brian Grant, Portland; NBA Sportsmanship Award— Hersey Hawkins, Seattle; The Sporting News Executive of the Year— Geoff Petrie, Sacramento.

Defensive Player of the Year

Awarded since 1983 and voted on by a panel of 118 sportswriters and broadcasters.

  Votes
Alonzo Mourning, Miami 89
Dikembe Mutombo, Atlanta 10
Gary Payton, Seattle 6
David Robinson, San Antonio 3
Tim Duncan, San Antonio 2
Theo Ratliff, Philadelphia 2
Michael Curry, Milwaukee 1
Kevin Garnett, Minnesota 1
Eddie Jones, Charlotte 1
Hakeem Olajuwon, Houston 1
Scottie Pippen, Houston 1
Cliff Robinson, Phoenix 1

Most Improved Player

Awarded since 1986 and voted on by 118 sportswriters and broadcasters.

  Votes
Darrell Armstrong, Orlando 54
Eric Snow, Philadelphia 15
Gary Trent, Dallas 14
Joe Smith, Minnesota 8
Danny Fortson, Denver 7
Theo Ratliff, Philadelphia 4
Maurice Taylor, LA Clippers 3
Brian Grant, Portland 2
Tracy McGrady, Toronto 2
Dee Brown, Toronto 1
Randy Brown, Chicago 1
Othella Harrington, Houston 1
Antonio McDyess, Denver 1
Greg Ostertag, Utah 1
Cliff Robinson, Phoenix 1
Bryon Russell, Utah 1
Latrell Sprewell, New York 1
Haywoode Workman, Milwaukee 1

Sixth Man Award

Awarded since 1983 and voted on by 116 sportswriters and broadcasters.

  Votes
Darrell Armstrong, Orlando 85
Rasheed Wallace, Portland 16
Antonio Davis, Indiana 5
Jalen Rose, Indiana 5
Dee Brown, Toronto 2
Dell Curry, Milwaukee 2
Terry Porter, Miami 2
Howard Eisley, Utah 1

 

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