The NBA is changing how it's handling the announcement of its major awards and will hold an awards show to reveal all of them at once for the very first time. The event will be nationally televised on TNT and will take place on June 26. The league previously announced its award-winners via press release one at a time at various points throughout the postseason. The Most Valuable Player, Rookie of the Year Defensive Player of the Year, Sixth Man Most Improved Player and Coach of the Year will be announced during the show.

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