Brandon Ingram of the Pelicans was named NBA Most Improved Player

Pelicans striker Brandon Ingram was named the NBA’s most improved player in a season that saw him recover from a life-altering blood clot and a team swap that enlisted him to second overall in 2016 .

Ingram, who arrived in New Orleans as part of a block-buster exchange that sent Anthony Davis to the Los Angeles Lakers, averaged 23.8 points per game and best in career while hitting 46.3%. of his shots. He also became an NBA All-Star for the first time.