Clippers center DeAndre Jordan came in fifth for the NBA’s most improved player award announced Wednesday by the league, and Blake Griffin was seventh.
Jordan, who had a career-best season that included averages of a career-high 10.4 points and an NBA-best 13.6 rebounds per game, had four first-place votes and 66 total.
Jordan came in third in voting for the NBA’s defensive player of the year award.
Griffin, who averaged a career-high 24.1 points per game, had six first-place votes and 39
Suns point guard Goran Dragic won the most improved player award.
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