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PBA Leo Awards 2017 Winners & Nominees (Complete List)

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The Philippine Basketball Association has officially announced the recipients of the 2017 PBA Leo Awards.

PBA Leo Awards 2017 Winners & Nominees (Complete List)

Basketball is a team game but each team composed of individuals. This 42nd PBA season, those players who have shown hard-work are being recognized and their names will stick in PBA history books forever.

After leading San Miguel Beermen for back-to-back championships in All-Filipino and Commissioner’s Cup, June Mar Fajardo was awarded his fourth Most Valuable Player.

Fajardo joins Alvin Patrimonio and Ramon Fernandez as the only PBA players to be named as league’s MVP four times. He is also the first player in the league to win the highest individual award four in a row.

Roger Pogoy of the Talk ‘N Text KaTropa Texters was named as the Rookie of the Year. Pogoy got a stellar season in his young PBA career, he was part of the Gilas Pilipinas squad that competes during the 2017 SEABA Championship, 2017 William Jones Cup and the 2017 FIBA Asia Cup.

Fajardo’s teammate Chris Ross was the recepient of the Most Improved Player award. He was also the Best Player of the Conference during the 2016-17 Philippine Cup and 2017 Commissioner’s Cup.

Here’s the complete list of the 2017 Winners & Nominees:

Most Valuable Player Award

2017 PBA Leo Awards - Most Valuable Player
NameTeam
June Mar FajardoSan Miguel Beermen
Finalists
NameTeam
Alex CabagnotSan Miguel Beermen
Chris RossSan Miguel Beermen

Mythical First Team

Mythical Second Team

2017 PBA Leo Awards - First Mythical Team
NameTeam
June Mar FajardoSan Miguel Beermen
Japeth AguilarBarangay Ginebra San Miguel
Arwind SantosSan Miguel Beermen
Chris RossSan Miguel Beermen
Alex CabagnotSan Miguel Beermen
2017 PBA Leo Awards - Second Mythical Team
NameTeam
Joe DevanceBarangay Ginebra San Miguel
Kelly WilliamsTalk 'N Text KaTropa Texters
Cliff HodgeMeralco Bolts
Jayson CastroTalk 'N Text KaTropa Texters
LA TenorioBarangay Ginebra San Miguel
Other Finalists
NameTeam
Marcio LassiterSan Miguel Beermen
Paul LeeStar Hotshots
Alex MallariNLEX Road Warriors
Chris NewsomeMeralco Bolts
Stanley PringleGlobalPort Batang Pier
Terrence RomeoGlobalPort Batang Pier
Scottie ThompsonBarangay Ginebra San Miguel
Calvin AbuevaAlaska Aces
Sean AnthonyGlobalPort Batang Pier
Matthew WrightPhoenix Petroleum Fuel Masters

Rookie of the Year Award

2017 PBA Leo Awards - Rookie of the Year
NameTeam
Roger PogoyTalk 'N Text KaTropa Texters
Other Finalists
NameTeam
Reden CeldaKia Picanto
Kevin FerrerBarangay Ginebra San Miguel
Jio JalalonStar Hotshots
Matthew WrightPhoenix Petroleum Fuel Masters

All-Defensive Team

2017 PBA Leo Awards - All Defensive Team
NameTeam
June Mar FajardoSan Miguel Beermen
Japeth AguilarBarangay Ginebra San Miguel
Gabe NorwoodRain or Shine Elasto Painters
Jio JalalonStar Hotshots
Chris RossSan Miguel Beermen
Other Finalists
NameTeam
Mark BarrocaStar Hotshots
Ping ExciminianoAlaska Aces
Sol MercadoBarangay Ginebra San Miguel
Chris NewsomeMeralco Bolts
Roger PogoyTalk 'N Text KaTropa Texters
LA TenorioBarangay Ginebra San Miguel
Scottie ThompsonBarangay Ginebra San Miguel
Calvin AbuevaAlaska Aces
Raymond AlmazanRain or Shine Elasto Painters
Sean AnthonyGlobalPort Batang Pier
John Paul ErramBlackwater Elite
Cliff HodgeMeralco Bolts
Jewel PonferadaRain or Shine Elasto Painters
Raffy ReavisStar Hotshots
Arwind SantosSan Miguel Beermen
Anthony SemeradTalk 'N Text KaTropa Texters
Kelly WilliamsTalk 'N Text KaTropa Texters

Most Improved Player

2017 PBA Leo Awards -Most Improved Player
NameTeam
Chris RossSan Miguel Beermen
Other Finalists
NameTeam
Raymond AlmazanRain or Shine Elasto Painters
Baser AmerMeralco Bolts
Michael DiGregorioBlackwater Elite
Allein MaliksiBlackwater Elite

Sportsmanship Award

2017 PBA Leo Awards - Sportsmanship Award
NameTeam
Gabe NorwoodRain or Shine Elasto Painters
Other Finalists
NameTeam
PJ SimonStar Hotshots
Scottie ThompsonBarangay Ginebra San Miguel

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