Memphis Jackson Jr Named Defensive Player of the Year
Memphis Grizzlies center and power forward Jaylen Jackson Jr. (24) was named defensive player of the year for the 2022-23 season.
Jackson was selected as the defensive player of the year as a result of the award released by the NBA secretariat on the 18th through the broadcasting company “TNT.” It’s the first award in my life.
According to a poll released by the secretariat, he scored 391 points in total with 56 first-place votes, 35 second-place votes and six third-place votes, beating Brooke Lopez (Milwaukee), who scored 309 points
He will be awarded the Hakeem Olajuwon Trophy, which will be awarded to Defensive Player of the Year.
He is the second Memphis player to receive the award since Mark Gasol in 2013.
According to ESPN, he became the fourth player to receive the award at the age of 23, after Alvin Robertson (1986), Kawhi Leonard (2015) and Dwight Howard (2009). By the month, he was the second youngest to receive an award after Howard.
Jackson averaged 3.0 block shots per game this season, ranking first in the category for the second consecutive season. 3.0 block shots per game is a Grizzly League record.
Memphis allowed only 106.6 runs in 100 positions when he was on the court. The opposing team had only a 44 percent field success rate when he was the nearest defender.
Defensive Player of the Year will select the winner through a vote of a group of 100 journalists and commentators. Each person can choose from the first to third places, and the player with the highest score will be selected as the winner by giving 5 points to the first place, 3 points to the second place, and 1 point to the third place 토토사이트
Evan Mowley (Clelland) came in third with 101 points, and Draymond Green (Golden State) came in fourth with 34 points. Bam Adebayo (Miami, 18 points) and Janice Adetokounmpo (Milwaukee, 14 points) followed