Wednesday, May 02, 2012

Knicks' Chandler wins NBA DPOY; Iguodala 7th

NEW YORK, May 2, 2012 – The New York Knicks' Tyson Chandler was named NBA Defensive Player of the Year on Wednesday, the first player in franchise history
to earn the honor.

Chandler received 311 points, including 45 first-place votes, from a panel
of 121 sportswriters and broadcasters throughout the United States and
Canada. 
 
Oklahoma City’s Serge Ibaka finished second with 294 points and
Orlando’s Dwight Howard, who had won the award each of the previous three
seasons, finished third with 186 points. The Sixers' Andre Iguodala finished seventh in the voting in third among perimeter players behind LeBron James (4th) and Tony Allen (6th).

           2011-12 KIA NBA DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR RESULTS



 PLAYER TEAM 1st Place (5 Pts)  2nd Place (3
 Pts) 3rd Place (1 pt) Total Points
 Tyson Chandler New York 45  25   11
 311
 Serge Ibaka Oklahoma City  41  24   17
 294
 Dwight Howard Orlando  18  23   27
 186
 LeBron James Miami  7  19   20
 112
 Kevin Garnett Boston  2  9   7
 44
 Tony Allen Memphis  4  3   7
 36
 Andre Iguodala Philadelphia  1  7   7
 33
 Shawn Marion Dallas  2  2   1
 17
 Luol Deng Chicago  1  2   5
 16
 Josh Smith Atlanta  0 2   3
 9
 Joakim Noah Chicago  0  2   0
 6
 Marc Gasol Memphis  0  1   2
 5
 Chris Paul L.A. Clippers  0  1   2
 5
 Avery Bradley Boston  0  0   2
 2
 Mike Conley Memphis 0  0   2
 2
  Grant Hill Phoenix  0  0   2
2
 Iman Shumpert New York  0  0   2
 2
 Greg Monroe Detroit  0  0   1
 1
 Dwyane Wade Miami  0  0   1
 1
 Russell Westbrook Oklahoma City  0  0   1
 1
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