Two of the six individual awards in the ongoing NBA season were already given as of today and both were handed out to two former players of the Los Angeles Lakers.
Yesterday, Fil-Am sensation Jordan Clarkson captured the 6th Man Player of the Year Award after leading all bench players in points this year with an average of 18.4 per game. He is now the second leading scorer of the league-leading Utah Jazz who are facing the Memphis Grizzlies in the first round in the playoffs.
Just this morning, Julius Randle was announced as the Most Improved Player this year after leading the charge of the New York Knicks with an average of 24.1 points a game. 6 assists and 10.2 rebounds. The Knicks are in matched up with the Atlanta Hawks in the playoffs.
Clarkson played for the Lakers from 2014 to 2018 while Randle joined the team in 2015 up to 2018.