LeBron James wins Play of the Year at 2018 NBA Awards

CLEVELAND, Ohio — With two cracks at taking home the award, LeBron James’ game-winning shot against the Minnesota Timberwolves in February was named Play of the Year during the 2018 NBA Awards on Monday night.The honor was one of a handful voted on by the fans. The others were voted on by select media members.James — whose snazzy assist to Ante Zizic in Los Angeles was also nominated in the same category — beat out Giannis Antetokounmpo who had the Dunk of the Year, Anthony Davis who had the Block of the Year, and Kyrie Irving who was nominated with the Handle of the Year..@KingJames’ fall-away buzzer-beater wins the 2017-2018 NBA PLAY of the Year! #NBAAwards pic.twitter.com/R5U9hIfhP6The clutch shot on Feb. 7 gave the Cavaliers a two-point win in overtime against Minnesota and signaled a change in attitude for James heading into the second half of the regular season.