With the aim of honoring the best athletes from around the world over the past calendar year, the annual ESPY Awards held at the Nokia Theater in Los Angeles, California on July 13, 2011 with SNL's Seth Meyers hosting.
There were plenty of Hollywood stars attending ESPN's annual ESPY Awards on Wednesday night July 13, 2011 as celebrity presenters included Justin Bieber, who was side by side by girlfriend Selena Gomez, along with some big names such as Justin Timberlake, Kendra Wilkinson, Brooklyn Decker, Ryan Reynolds and Jason Bateman.
The Dallas Mavericks came out as the big winners of the night, as the NBA Champions took home Best Team title while Rick Carlisle was honored as Best Coach and Dirk Nowitzki was also the big winner with two awards including Best NBA Player and Best Male Athlete trophies. The skier Lindsey Vonn was named Best Female Athlete while another big winner was Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Roy Halladay, as he won Best MLB Player and Best Moment.
Here are outstanding pictures we compiled from ESPY Awards 2011.
Justin Bieber & Selena Gomez attended the 2011 ESPY Awards held at the Nokia Theater at LA Live in Los Angeles
U.S. skier Lindsey Vonn reacted after being named "Best Female Athlete" at the 2011 ESPY Awards in Los Angeles
Maria Sharapova, 24, one of the world's top athletes had an important mission that helped to honor a fellow elite sportsman at the 2011 ESPY Awards. The 24-year-old tennis star was bright in a picturesque cut-out black and gold dress with sparkling gold heels
Singer Justin Bieber and NASCAR and open wheel race car driver Danica Patrick made a presentation for an award at the 2011 ESPY Awards in Los Angeles, California on July 13, 2011
Brooklyn Decker arrived at the 2011 ESPY Awards on July 13, 2011 in Los Angeles
Dallas Mavericks NBA player Dirk Nowitzki received the Award for "Best Male Athlete" at the 2011 ESPY Awards
Ryan Reynolds handed Boston Bruins goaltender Tim Thomas his ESPY Award for "Best Championship Performance"
Actress Rachel Nichols, Russian tennis player Maria Sharapova and NBA player Amar'e Stoudemire presented an award at the 2011 ESPY Awards in Los Angeles, California on July 13
U.S. tennis player Serena Williams walked on stage to make a presentation at ESPY Awards 2011