NBA Defensive Player of the Year

About

Selected by a panel of 124 sportswriters and broadcasters in the United States and Canada, the annual award is given to the best defensive player of the NBA regular season. 

Trivia

Dikembe Mutombo and Ben Wallace were the first players to win the award four times. Dwight Howard is the only player to win the award in three consecutive seasons. 

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Established
1983
Sport
Basketball
First Winner
Sidney Moncrief
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Winners

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