Tyrese Maxey won Most Improved Player 2023-24

He was the favorite, and in the end Tyrese Maxey was awarded the Most Improved Player of the 2023-24 season, the first individual award given this year by the NBA. The Philadelphia 76ers point guard had a stellar season, with 25.9 points and 6.2 assists average often playing without Joel Embiid by his side. Twice Maxey reached or exceeded 50 points: on Nov. 13 against Indiana (50 points) and on Feb. 2 against Utah (51 points).

The Sixers star was also named to the All Star Game for the first time in his career. The 21st overall call-up in 2020, Maxey has improved his numbers every year since he has been in the NBA, starting with the 8.0 point average in the 2020-21 season..

From last year, the player has increased his averages by 5.6 points, 2.7 assists, 0.6 rebounds. Tyrese Maxey won the MIP award ahead of the other two finalists, Alperen Sengun and Coby White. The Philadelphia point guard scored 319 points in the voting, ahead of White with 305. Quite a distance behind Sengun, however, with 95 points. Here are all the details of the voting.

Of the three finalists, White was the one who statistically improved his numbers the most from last season. The Chicago Bulls point guard passed from 9.7 points and 2.8 assists per game average in 2022-23 to 19.1 points and 5.1 assists per game in the just-concluded regular season.

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