• Coach Joe Mazzulla has led the Boston Celtics to a stellar start, making them the best team in the league after a disappointing previous year.
  • Tim Hardaway Jr. is having the most productive season of his NBA career, making him the best sixth man of the month.
  • Tyrese Maxey has been one of the main reasons why the Philadelphia 76ers should be considered serious title contenders this year, making him the most improved player so far.