On Friday afternoon, Ryan Anderson of the Orlando Magic was named the NBA's Most Improved Player of the 2011-12 season.
Here's how the voting for the top five candidates turned out:
PlayerTeamNumber of votes
Anderson averaged 16.1 points per game during the regular season, which is 5.5 points higher than last season, playing 32 minutes a game compared to the 22 he played in 2010-11. He recorded a free throw percentage of .877, while averaging 7.7 rebounds in the 61 games he played.