The NBA has revealed new designs for its end-of-season trophies. As you can see above, most of them are variations on the same theme. Here they are, one at a time:
The Joe Dumars Sportsmanship Trophy
As explained by the league:
The Joe Dumars Trophy is named after the former Detroit Pistons great and Hall of Famer who won the inaugural NBA Sportsmanship award in 1995-96. The trophy features two players shaking hands in respect of each other and is awarded to the player who best represents the ideals of sportsmanship on the court.
The Twyman-Stokes “Teammate of the Year” Trophy
Per the league:
The Twyman-Stokes Trophy honors [Cincinnati Royals forward Jack] Twyman, who supported teammate Maurice Stokes after he was injured in a game and later came down with encephalopathy. It is awarded to the NBA Teammate of the Year and the trophy features Twyman with his arm around Stokes, guiding him and supporting him.
The Red Auerbach “Coach of the Year” Trophy
The league says:
The Red Auerbach Trophy is named after the legendary Boston Celtics coach and is awarded to the NBA Coach of the Year winner. The trophy features the famous Lloyd Lillie sculpture of Auerbach on the bench with game plan in one hand and cigar in the other.
The NBA Executive of the Year Award
Fill us in, NBA:
The NBA Executive of the Year Award is awarded to the top front office executive. The iconic five-sided pyramid symbolizes five players on the floor, united and point[ing] towards the apex under the direction of the executive.
The Maurice Podoloff Trophy
The league says:
The Maurice Podoloff Trophy is a new award that is named after the first commissioner of the NBA. It is awarded to the team with the best record in the league after 82 games. The trophy features a crystal ball cut into 82 panels, sitting on a pedestal that combines the structures of the Eastern Conference posts and Western conference rings.