Posted by Matt Moore
To go along with our Midseason Progress Reports (Eastern and Western Conferences ), here are our picks for the Midseason awards. You can read Ken Berger's full Midseason Report here.
You'll notice how all four of our MVP picks differ. That's because we're bold. I chose Kevin Garnett not based on stats but based on his rebounding, and defensive impact combined with his impact on the flow of the Celtics offense. Throw in some intangibles, and how the team performed without him, and you've got a pretty solid resume. Blake Griffin sweeps the rookie award, to no surprise.
Royce Young was surprised not at the Cavs being bad, but being this terrible. Jason Terry leads for sixth man, again, according to Ben and Royce, and Thibodeau gets two votes for Coach of the Year.
Going to be a fun second half, people.