And the winners are ...

The big man picks weighs in on the top players and key moments from the 2002-2003 season.

Updated: May 7, 2003, 4:40 PM ET
By Bill Walton
This may be the toughest season ever for postseason awards. So many great performances, so little hardware. Here are my winners:

MVP: Tim Duncan
I wish I could wait until the last game of the season to pick, because my mind changes daily. But looking at the intangiblesoverall game, impact on teamDuncan (23.5 ppg, 13.0 rpg, 2.9 bpg) wins by the tiniest margin over KG, Kobe and T-Mac. Coach Don Nelson He's led a far-from-perfect team to the NBA's best record, and he edges Gregg Popovich and Jerry Sloan because the Mavs have dominated from Day 1.


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