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.
Pat Boyle and Steve Konroyd break down the Blackhawks' upcoming schedule in the latest edition of the Blackhawks Road Ahead, presented by Chicagoland and NW Indiana Honda dealers.
There are less than two weeks left in the NHL regular season and teams are jockeying for playoff seeding.
The Blackhawks have the best record in the Western Conference with 103 points. The Blackhawks' next two opponents, the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Columbus Blue Jackets, also have 103 points. Washington leads the league with 106 points.
Wednesday the Hawks will travel to Pittsburgh. Two days later they host the Blue Jackets.
After that, the Blackhawks take on the Boston Bruins on Sunday. Boston is in line for one of the final playoff spots in the Eastern Conference.
"There's no easy games from here on out." Konroyd said in the video. "Even teams on the outside, looking in are playing for contracts next year."
Watch the video above to see Boyle and Konroyd discuss the upcoming matchups for the Blackhawks.