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This will be the new NBA trophies

ANDl trophy for the nba champion It has a new look and the league will award some categories for the first time during these playoffs.The league pr


ANDl trophy for the nba champion It has a new look and the league will award some categories for the first time during these playoffs.

The league presents on Thursday a slightly redesigned Larry O’Brien Trophyin addition to previously announced changes to the Bill Russell trophy for the NBA Finals MVP and the redesign of the trophies for the conference champions.

and four of basketball legends will now see their names in the league showcases.

The trophy for the Eastern Conference champion has been renamed in honor of Bob Cousy, while the trophy for the Western Conference champion will be named Oscar Robertson. And for the first time, there will be an award for the Most Valuable Player of the conference finals: the one from the East will receive the Larry Bird Trophy and the Western Hoist the Magic Johnson Trophy.

“The NBA conference finals represent the last hurdle a team must overcome in order to have a chance to make it to the ultimate stage, the NBA Finals,” Johnson said. “I am truly honored that my name is remembered in the Trophy at Most Valuable Playeror the Western Conference finals.

The most obvious change is the Larry O’Brien trophy for the NBA champion team. The ball now tilts in a different directionthe net is much more visible and the base is round – two disks stacked on top of each otherthe first with the names of previous champions and the second with the names of the teams that won the title, starting this year.

The trophies for the most valuable players in the conference finals that will be awarded for the first time next month are similar to the Bill Russell trophy, which also has a slightly different look. and the trophies presented to the champions of the East and West have a new look and new names: the Oscar Robertson Trophy is for the champion of the West, the Bob Cousy Trophy for the East.

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