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same-gender-loving contemporary descendant of enslaved africans. community activist, feminist, health educator, independent filmmaker, mentor, playwright, poet & spiritual being. featured at, in & on africana.com, afrikan poetry theatre, angel herald, bejata dot com, bet tonight with tavis smiley, blacklight online, black noir, brooklyn moon cafe, gmhc's barbershop, klmo-fm, lgbt community services center, longmoor productions, nuyorican poets cafe, our corner, poz, pulse, rolling out new york, rush arts gallery, saint veronica's church, schomburg center for research in black culture, sexplorations, the citizen, the new york times, the soundz bar, the trenton times, the village voice, upn news, uzuri, venus, vibe, wbai-fm, wnyc-fm & wqht-fm. volunteered with adodi, bailey house, inc., black men's xchange-new york, colorofchange.org, drug policy alliance, east harlem tutorial program, imagenation film & music festival, presente.org, save darfur coalition, the enough project, the osborne association, the sledge group & your black world. worked on films with maurice jamal & heather murphy. writing student of phil bertelsen & ed bullins. mjt975@msn.com.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

2017 NBA Awards

the first ever nba awards ceremony were aired live in new york city on tnt june 25. the traditional season-ending awards - plus six new categories - were determined by fan voting. listed below are the distinguished honorees:

most valuable player - russell westbrook, oklahoma city thunder
rookie of the year - malcolm brogdon, milwaukee bucks
defensive player of the year - draymond green, golden state warriors
sixth man award - eric gordon, houston rockets
most improved player - giannis antetokounmpo, milwaukee bucks

coach of the year - mike d'antoni, houston rockets
executive of the year - bob myers, golden state warriors

nba sportsmanship award - kemba walker, charlotte hornets
nba cares community assist award - isaiah thomas, boston celtics
sager strong award - monty williams, san antonio spurs

best playoff moment - kevin durant (golden state warriors) hits pull-up three-pointer late in game three of the nba finals

performance of the year - klay thompson (golden state warriors) scores 60 points in three quarters against the indiana pacers

game-winner of the year - russell westbrook vs. the denver nuggets

hustle award - patrick beverley, houston rockets

dunk of the year - victor oladipo (thunder) vs. the atlanta hawks

block of the year - kawhi leonard (spurs) vs. the houston rockets

assist of the year - golden state's green to stephen curry to durant 

twyman-stokes teammate of the year award - dirk nowitzki, dallas mavericks

best style - russell westrbrook


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