Mike Conley Awarded NBA's Joe Dumars Trophy
(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) -- Memphis Grizzlies guard Mike Conley was awarded the NBA’s Joe Dumars Trophy for sportsmanship on Thursday. The 26-year-old Conley received 77 first-place votes and earned 2,335 points overall. Boston Celtics forward Jeff Green came in second, followed by Washington Wizards guard Bradley Beal, Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard and Chicago Bulls guard Mike Dunleavy.
As part of the honor, the league will donate $10,000 on Conley’s behalf to his charity of choice, the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
In 73 games this season, Conley averaged 17.2 points and six assists per game. The Grizzlies finished with a record of 50-32 and a postseason berth.
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