Picking the NBA midseason awards

It’s All-Star Weekend, which marks the halfway point of the NBA season. This year has certainly been a barnburner, with plenty of players dominating as usual and others stepping up unexpectedly.

This begs the following question: if the NBA season were to end today, who would win the major trophies? Though the usual run-of-the-mill names come to mind, it’s a harder decision than it seems.

Fortunately, a great deal of research has been done and if you were to ask this writer, there’s no further question as to who would receive the following awards.

Ronda Rousey included among the three women to grace SI’s Swimsuit Issue
Ronda Rousey included among the three women to grace SI’s Swimsuit Issue