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1985-86 NBA Awards Voting

Most Valuable Player

Voting Per Game Shooting Advanced
Rank Player Age Tm First Pts Won Pts Max Share G MP PTS TRB AST STL BLK FG% 3P% FT% WS WS/48
1 Larry Bird 29 BOS 73.0 765.0 780 0.981 82 38.0 25.8 9.8 6.8 2.0 0.6 .496 .423 .896 15.8 .244
2 Dominique Wilkins 26 ATL 5.0 407.0 780 0.522 78 39.1 30.3 7.9 2.6 1.8 0.6 .468 .186 .818 10.8 .170
3 Magic Johnson 26 LAL 0.0 205.0 780 0.263 72 35.8 18.8 5.9 12.6 1.6 0.2 .526 .233 .871 12.1 .226
4 Hakeem Olajuwon 23 HOU 0.0 193.0 780 0.247 68 36.3 23.5 11.5 2.0 2.0 3.4 .526 .645 9.5 .186
5 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 38 LAL 0.0 135.0 780 0.173 79 33.3 23.4 6.1 3.5 0.8 1.6 .564 .000 .765 10.8 .197
6 Charles Barkley 22 PHI 0.0 133.0 780 0.171 80 36.9 20.0 12.8 3.9 2.2 1.6 .572 .227 .685 10.8 .176
7 Sidney Moncrief 28 MIL 0.0 56.0 780 0.072 73 35.2 20.2 4.6 4.9 1.4 0.2 .489 .320 .859 11.7 .219
8 Alex English 32 DEN 0.0 55.0 780 0.071 81 37.3 29.8 5.0 4.0 0.9 0.4 .504 .200 .862 9.8 .156
9 Isiah Thomas 24 DET 0.0 28.0 780 0.036 77 36.2 20.9 3.6 10.8 2.2 0.3 .488 .310 .790 8.8 .151
10 Moses Malone 30 PHI 0.0 21.0 780 0.027 74 36.6 23.8 11.8 1.2 0.9 1.0 .458 .000 .787 8.9 .157
11 Terry Cummings 24 MIL 0.0 9.0 780 0.012 82 32.5 19.8 8.5 2.4 1.5 0.6 .474 .000 .656 7.4 .133
12 James Worthy 24 LAL 0.0 7.0 780 0.009 75 32.7 20.0 5.2 2.7 1.1 1.0 .579 .000 .771 9.5 .185
13T Kevin McHale 28 BOS 0.0 3.0 780 0.004 68 35.3 21.3 8.1 2.7 0.4 2.0 .574 .776 11.0 .220
13T Paul Pressey 27 MIL 0.0 3.0 780 0.004 80 33.8 14.3 5.0 7.8 2.1 0.9 .488 .182 .806 9.8 .174
13T Alvin Robertson 23 SAS 0.0 3.0 780 0.004 82 35.1 17.0 6.3 5.5 3.7 0.5 .514 .276 .795 8.6 .143
16T Adrian Dantley 29 UTA 0.0 2.0 780 0.003 76 36.1 29.8 5.2 3.5 0.8 0.1 .563 .091 .791 12.8 .223
16T Buck Williams 25 NJN 0.0 2.0 780 0.003 82 37.4 15.9 12.0 1.6 0.9 1.2 .523 .000 .676 6.8 .106
18 Dennis Johnson 31 BOS 0.0 1.0 780 0.001 78 35.0 15.6 3.4 5.8 1.4 0.4 .455 .143 .818 6.7 .118

Rookie of the Year

Voting Per Game Shooting Advanced
Rank Player Age Tm First Pts Won Pts Max Share G MP PTS TRB AST STL BLK FG% 3P% FT% WS WS/48
1 Patrick Ewing 23 NYK 36.0 36.0 78 0.462 50 35.4 20.0 9.0 2.0 1.1 2.1 .474 .000 .739 3.1 .084
2 Xavier McDaniel 22 SEA 16.5 16.5 78 0.212 82 33.0 17.1 8.0 2.4 1.2 0.5 .490 .200 .687 5.1 .091
3 Karl Malone 22 UTA 14.5 14.5 78 0.186 81 30.6 14.9 8.9 2.9 1.3 0.5 .496 .000 .481 1.9 .036
4 Spud Webb 22 ATL 4.0 4.0 78 0.051 79 15.6 7.8 1.6 4.3 1.0 0.1 .483 .182 .785 3.5 .137
5T Manute Bol 23 WSB 3.0 3.0 78 0.038 80 26.1 3.7 6.0 0.3 0.4 5.0 .460 .000 .488 3.9 .089
5T Charles Oakley 22 CHI 3.0 3.0 78 0.038 77 23.0 9.6 8.6 1.7 0.9 0.4 .519 .000 .662 3.3 .090
7 Benoit Benjamin 21 LAC 1.0 1.0 78 0.013 79 26.4 11.1 7.6 1.0 0.8 2.6 .490 .333 .746 4.0 .093

Defensive Player of the Year

Voting Per Game Shooting Advanced
Rank Player Age Tm First Pts Won Pts Max Share G MP PTS TRB AST STL BLK FG% 3P% FT% WS WS/48
1 Alvin Robertson 23 SAS 27.0 27.0 78 0.346 82 35.1 17.0 6.3 5.5 3.7 0.5 .514 .276 .795 8.6 .143
2 Manute Bol 23 WSB 22.0 22.0 78 0.282 80 26.1 3.7 6.0 0.3 0.4 5.0 .460 .000 .488 3.9 .089
3 Sidney Moncrief 28 MIL 8.0 8.0 78 0.103 73 35.2 20.2 4.6 4.9 1.4 0.2 .489 .320 .859 11.7 .219

Sixth Man of the Year

Voting Per Game Shooting Advanced
Rank Player Age Tm First Pts Won Pts Max Share G MP PTS TRB AST STL BLK FG% 3P% FT% WS WS/48
1 Bill Walton 33 BOS 32.0 32.0 78 0.410 80 19.3 7.6 6.8 2.1 0.5 1.3 .562 .713 5.0 .157
2 Ricky Pierce 26 MIL 11.0 11.0 78 0.141 81 26.5 13.9 2.9 2.2 1.0 0.1 .538 .130 .858 8.3 .186
3 Eddie Johnson 26 SAC 10.0 10.0 78 0.128 82 30.7 18.7 5.1 2.6 0.7 0.2 .475 .200 .816 4.0 .077
4 Michael Cooper 29 LAL 9.0 9.0 78 0.115 82 27.7 9.2 3.0 5.7 1.1 0.5 .452 .387 .865 5.8 .123
5 Thurl Bailey 24 UTA 5.0 5.0 78 0.064 82 28.8 14.6 6.0 1.9 0.5 1.4 .448 .000 .830 4.0 .081