Antetokounmpo, the only player out of the three whose team is still competing in the postseason, led the Bucks to a league-best 60 wins, ranked third in the league in scoring (27.1 points), sixth in rebounds (12.5) and 10th in blocked shots (1.5) per game.
George led the league in steals (2.2), while putting up career numbers in points (28.0), rebounds (8.2) and assists (4.1) per game.
The league announced the finalists for all six annual awards, based on voting results from a global panel of print and television media, prior to Game 2 of the Eastern Conference finals between the Bucks and the Toronto Raptors.
Rounding out the rest of the awards finalists are:
The award winners will be revealed at the league’s annual awards show on June 24, hosted by Shaquille O’Neal in Los Angeles.