• Stevens, Tatum finalists for NBA Awards

    By: Tom Leyden


    NEW YORK - Brad Stevens and Jayson Tatum both received word Wednesday night they are finalists for postseason NBA awards.

    Stevens is among three finalists for NBA Coach of the Year. Dwane Casey, recently fired by the Raptors, and Quin Snyder of the Jazz are also finalists. 

    Tatum is among three finalists for the NBA Rookie of the Year. Donovan Mitchell from Utah and Ben Simmons from Philadelphia are expected to battle for the award.

    The postseason honors will be awarded on June 25.

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