Sport Vince Carter wins 2019-20 NBA Sportsmanship Award
Succession takes Outstanding Drama Series Emmy
'Succession' creator Jesse Armstrong offered a series of "unthank yous" as the show picked up the Outstanding Drama Series Emmy Award on Sunday (20.09.20). The HBO family saga scooped the final award of the evening, and the showrunner lamented the fact he couldn't celebrate in person with the cast and crew. Accepting the honour from Sterling K. Brown - whose own show 'This Is Us' was shortlisted for the prize - Jesse said as the cast celebrated on separate Zoom feeds: "Thank you very much indeed. This is such a very nice moment and it's very sad not to be with the cast and some of the crew to share it.
NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2020 – NBA players have selected Vince Carter as the recipient of the 2019-20 NBA Sportsmanship Award, the NBA announced today.
Carter, who spent the 2019-20 season with the Atlanta Hawks, announced his retirement from the NBA in June after playing a league-record 22 seasons. He receives the Joe Dumars Trophy as the winner of the NBA Sportsmanship Award. Dumars, a two-time NBA champion and Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer, played 14 NBA seasons and won the inaugural Sportsmanship Award in the 1995-96 season.
Helena Bonham Carter, 54, and beau Rye Dag Holmboe, 32, go for stroll
Last year, she described her romance with writer Rye Dag Holmboe has 'a bit of unexpected magic in [her] life, following her split from filmmaker Tim Burton. And Helena Bonham Carter looked happier than ever on Saturday, when she and her 32-year-old beau were spotted enjoying a a relaxed stroll in London. require(["inlineoutstreamAd", "c.
Each NBA team nominated one of its players for the NBA Sportsmanship Award, which is designed to honor a player who best represents the ideals of sportsmanship on the court. From the list of 30 team nominees, a panel of league executives selected one finalist from each of the NBA’s six divisions. Current NBA players selected the winner from the list of six finalists, with more than 250 players submitting their votes through confidential balloting conducted by the league office.
In addition to Carter (Southeast Division), the other finalists were Oklahoma City Thunder center Steven Adams (Northwest), Sacramento Kings forward Harrison Barnes (Pacific), Detroit Pistons guard Langston Galloway (Central), Memphis Grizzlies guard Tyus Jones (Southwest) and Brooklyn Nets guard Garrett Temple (Atlantic).
NBA head coach carousel: Who are the best coaches for the available jobs?
There are six NBA teams in search of a new head coach for the 2020-21 season. Which names will come up in consideration to fill the vacancies?As it stands, the Clippers, Houston Rockets, Indiana Pacers, New Orleans Pelicans, Oklahoma City Thunder and Philadelphia 76ers will each have a new leader on the sidelines for the 2020-21 season.
Carter received 143 of 266 first-place votes and 2,520 total points in balloting of NBA players. Temple (1,746 points) and Adams (1,632 points) finished in second and third place, respectively. The six finalists were awarded 11 points for each first-place vote, nine points for each second-place vote, seven points for each third-place vote, five points for each fourth-place vote, three points for each fifth-place vote and one point for each sixth-place vote.
During his 22-year career, Carter earned eight NBA All-Star selections, was named to the All-NBA Team twice and won the 1998-99 Kia NBA Rookie of the Year Award. He also received the 2015-16 Twyman-Stokes Teammate of the Year Award, which honors selfless play, on- and off-court leadership as a mentor and role model to other NBA players, and commitment and dedication to team.
Carter, 43, has played the third-most games in NBA history (1,541) and is the only player to appear in a game in four different decades. He ranks 19thon the NBA’s all-time points list (25,728) and sixth in three-pointers made (2,290).
Below are the voting totals for the 2019-20 NBA Sportsmanship Award and the all-time list of winners.
NBA and NBPA announce first-ever NBA Foundation Board of Directors .
The NBA and NBPA announced the NBA Foundation Board of Directors, comprised of eight representatives from the NBA Board of Governors, players and executives from the NBPA and the league office. The Foundation’s Board of Directors will provide strategic direction with respect to programming and grantmaking as well as oversee the organization’s activities, working directly with all 30 NBA teams and their governors to support and facilitate sustainable initiatives in team markets.