Joel Embiid Named 22-23 NBA Most Valuable Player
Joel Embiid has been named the 22-23 NBA Most Valuable Player. Embiid finished second each of the past two seasons behind Nikola Jokic.
Embiid beat out Jokic and Giannis Antetokounmpo to win the award.
Embiid received 73 out of 100 first place votes, compared to 15 for Jokic and 12 for Antetokounmpo. Embiid, Jokic and Antetokounmpo received all but one of the first, second and third place votes.
Jayson Tatum finished fourth while Shai Gilgeous-Alexander finished fifth.