Feeling the pressure: Ben Golliver discusses NBA year-end awards for 2023-24 season with the Washington Post | Devine Intervention


Feeling the pressure: Ben Golliver discusses NBA year-end awards for 2023-24 season with the Washington Post | Devine Intervention

Subscribe to Ball Don’t Lie with Dan Devine and Ben Golliver as they discuss the NBA’s year-end awards and their voting anxieties. Unfortunately, the embedded content is not available in all regions.

In this episode of Devine Intervention, Yahoo Sports senior NBA writer Dan Devine shares his worries about selecting his ballot for the NBA’s year-end awards. He brings in Ben Golliver from the Washington Post to help him navigate through the process.

Ben explains the NBA’s 65-game threshold for year-end awards and discusses how more NBA stars played more games this year, resulting in fewer disappointed fans. Dan opens up about his struggles with deciding on his ballot, while Ben shares his voting process and why he no longer has a ballot.

The hosts dive into the NBA MVP conversation, pondering whether Joel Embiid is correct in calling this year’s race boring. Can any player catch up to Nikola Jokic? They also touch on the Rookie of the Year race, commenting on Victor Wembanyama and Chet Holmgren’s performances.

Dan and Ben discuss the changing rules for voting for All-Defense and Most Improved Player. They debate whether team success should affect the number of players from a team that make All-NBA.

The episode concludes with The Closing Five segment, where the hosts share some fun facts about moose and provide weekly recommendations. You can watch the full episode on YouTube and explore more Yahoo Sports podcasts at https://apple.co/3zEuTQj.

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