Monta Ellis of the Warriors won the NBA's Most Improved Player award in a close vote over Kevin Martin of the Kings, 352-349. Mikki Moore and Boki Nachbar finished in the top 20, with Moore garnering two second place votes and three third place votes, placing him 13th. Nachbar received a single second place vote, placing him 18th. Moore, 31, and Nachbar, 26, were the oldest players in the top 20. Meanwhile, John Hollinger ranks Nenad Krstic as the NBA's 23rd best international player.