The NBA announced today the Kia NBA All-Seeding Games Team and the Kia NBA Player of the Seeding Games to honor top performers for games played July 30 – Aug. 14 during the 2019-20 season restart at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida.
Kia NBA Player of the Seeding Games
Damian Lillard, Portland Trail Blazers
Kia NBA All-Seeding Games First Team
- Devin Booker, Phoenix Suns
- Luka Doncic, Dallas Mavericks
- Damian Lillard, Portland Trail Blazers
- James Harden, Houston Rockets
- T.J. Warren, Indiana Pacers
Kia NBA All-Seeding Games Second Team
- Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks
- Kawhi Leonard, LA Clippers
- Kristaps Porzingis, Dallas Mavericks
- Caris LeVert, Brooklyn Nets
- Michael Porter Jr., Denver Nuggets
Coach of the Seeding Games
Monty Williams, Phoenix Suns
A panel of sportswriters and broadcasters who have been on site covering the season restart selected the Kia NBA All-Seeding Games Team and the Kia NBA Player of the Seeding Games. The media panel voted for five players for the All-Seeding Games First Team and five players for the All-Seeding Games Second Team, choosing a total of 10 players at any position from either conference.
Portland Trail Blazers guard Damian Lillard was a unanimous vote for Kia Player of the Seeding Games. Lillard led the Blazers to a 6-2 record during the eight seeding games, averaging 37.6 points, 4.3 rebounds and 9.6 assists to lift Portland into the Western Conference Play-In.
Game 1 of the Play-In between the Memphis Grizzlies and Portland Trail Blazers tips off this afternoon, Saturday, Aug. 15 ( 2:30 ET, ABC).