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TNT & NBA announce Drake as Host of NBA Awards

Drake Announced as Host of first-ever NBA Awards on TNT

TNT & NBA announced Drake – platinum-selling recording artist and multi-faceted entertainer – as host of the first-ever NBA Awards on TNT, airing LIVE Monday, June 26, with coverage beginning at 9 p.m. ET. The inaugural event, held at Basketball City at Pier 36 in New York City, will be the NBA’s official annual award show to honor all of the league’s top performers on one night for the first time.

  • NBA Awards presented during the show will include:Drake Host NBA Awards
  • NBA Most Valuable Player
  • NBA Rookie of the Year
  • NBA Sixth Man Award
  • NBA Defensive Player of the Year
  • NBA Most Improved Player
  • NBA Coach of the Year

The 2017 NBA Awards on TNT will feature integrations with the Sports Emmy Award-winning Inside the NBA studio team of Ernie Johnson, Charles Barkley, Kenny Smith and Shaquille O’Neal, along with the league’s biggest stars, celebrity presenters and musical performances.

Platinum-selling recording artist Drake will be hosting of the NBA Awards on TNT. The NBA Awards on TNT, created by Turner Sports and the NBA.

Bermuda Limousine International will be the official transportation company for the 2017 NBA Awards and is produced by Dick Clark Productions.