The NBA has released the presenters for the league’s first annual NBA Awards, slated to take place on Monday (June 26) at Basketball City in New York.
Monica, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Nick Cannon, Chadwick Boseman and Empire stars Bryshere Gray and Jussie Smollett will serve as the celebrity presenters. Hoop stars Vince Carter, Paul Pierce, John Wall, and Grant Hill will also present awards to their peers.
The inaugural NBA Awards will be hosted by Drake, with a performance by Nicki Minaj. In addition to the star-studded lineup, the contentious battle for league MVP between James Harden, Russell Westbrook, and Kawhi Leonard will be settled.
Other awards to be given out include rookie of the year, defensive player of the year, coach of the year, and most improved player of the year.
The NBA Awards kick off at 9 p.m. ET on TNT.