What sport awards the Eisehower trophy?
Basketball. In his honor, the NBA named its annual league Most Valuable Player trophy the Maurice Podoloff Trophy. Maurice Podoloff (August 18, 1890 - November 24, 1985) was a U.S. lawyer and basketball and ice hockey administrator. He was the first president of the National Basketball Association. He served from the league's founding as the Basketball Association of America in 1946 until 1963.