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NBA MVP Winners List

NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) award is presented to the best player of the NBA regular season. The MVP award is decided by a panel of sportswriters and broadcasters. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar has won the award 6 times, the most by any player.


Here is the full list of NBA MVP Award winners:


YearWinnerTeam
1956Bob PettitSt. Louis Hawks
1957Bob CousyBoston Celtics
1958Bill RussellBoston Celtics
1959Bob PettitSt. Louis Hawks
1960Wilt ChamberlainPhiladelphia Warriors
1961Bill RussellBoston Celtics
1962Bill RussellBoston Celtics
1963Bill RussellBoston Celtics
1964Oscar RobertsonCincinnati Royals
1965Bill RussellBoston Celtics
1966Wilt ChamberlainPhiladelphia 76ers
1967Wilt ChamberlainPhiladelphia 76ers
1968Wilt ChamberlainPhiladelphia 76ers
1969Wes UnseldBaltimore Bullets
1970Willis ReedNew York Knicks
1971Kareem Abdul-JabbarMilwaukee Bucks
1972Kareem Abdul-JabbarMilwaukee Bucks
1973Dave CowensBoston Celtics
1974Kareem Abdul-JabbarMilwaukee Bucks
1975Bob McAdooBuffalo Braves
1976Kareem Abdul-JabbarLos Angeles Lakers
1977Kareem Abdul-JabbarLos Angeles Lakers
1978Bill WaltonPortland Trail Blazers
1979Moses MaloneHouston Rockets
1980Kareem Abdul-JabbarLos Angeles Lakers
1981Julius ErvingPhiladelphia 76ers
1982Moses MaloneHouston Rockets
1983Moses MalonePhiladelphia 76ers
1984Larry BirdBoston Celtics
1985Larry BirdBoston Celtics
1986Larry BirdBoston Celtics
1987Magic JohnsonLos Angeles Lakers
1988Michael JordanChicago Bulls
1989Magic JohnsonLos Angeles Lakers
1990Magic JohnsonLos Angeles Lakers
1991Michael JordanChicago Bulls
1992Michael JordanChicago Bulls
1993Charles BarkleyPhoenix Suns
1994Hakeem OlajuwonHouston Rockets
1995David RobinsonSan Antonio Spurs
1996Michael JordanChicago Bulls
1997Karl MaloneUtah Jazz
1998Michael JordanChicago Bulls
1999Karl MaloneUtah Jazz
2000Shaquille O'NealLos Angeles Lakers
2001Allen IversonPhiladelphia 76ers
2002Tim DuncanSan Antonio Spurs
2003Tim DuncanSan Antonio Spurs
2004Kevin GarnettMinnesota Timberwolves
2005Steve NashPhoenix Suns
2006Steve NashPhoenix Suns
2007Dirk NowitzkiDallas Mavericks
2008Kobe BryantLos Angeles Lakers
2009LeBron JamesCleveland Cavaliers
2010LeBron JamesCleveland Cavaliers
2011Derrick RoseChicago Bulls
2012LeBron JamesMiami Heat
2013LeBron JamesMiami Heat
2014Kevin DurantOklahoma City Thunder
2015Stephen CurryGolden State Warriors
2016Stephen CurryGolden State Warriors
2017Russell WestbrookOklahoma City Thunder
2018James HardenHouston Rockets
2019Giannis AntetokounmpoMilwaukee Bucks
2020Giannis AntetokounmpoMilwaukee Bucks
2021Nikola JokicDenver Nuggets
2022Nikola JokicDenver Nuggets


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“Will they win enough games?… Luka is not going anywhere anytime soon, Giannis is gonna be at the table” - Shannon Sharpe believes LeBron James has a very slim chance to win MVP next season
“Will they win enough games?… Luka is not going anywhere anytime soon, Giannis is gonna be at the table” - Shannon Sharpe believes LeBron James has a very slim chance to win MVP next season

“Will they win enough games?… Luka is not going anywhere anytime soon, Giannis is gonna be at the table” - Shannon Sharpe believes LeBron James has a very slim chance to win MVP next season

5 potential dark horses for the 2022 NFL MVP award
5 potential dark horses for the 2022 NFL MVP award

5 potential dark horses for the 2022 NFL MVP award

Reasons why Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid deserved to win 2021-22 MVP award
Reasons why Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid deserved to win 2021-22 MVP award

Reasons why Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid deserved to win 2021-22 MVP award

"You're opening a can of worms that you don't have to have a winning season" - Former NBA champion strongly objects to Nikola Jokic winning MVP award 
"You're opening a can of worms that you don't have to have a winning season" - Former NBA champion strongly objects to Nikola Jokic winning MVP award 

"You're opening a can of worms that you don't have to have a winning season" - Former NBA champion strongly objects to Nikola Jokic winning MVP award 

"You can also expect an investigation from me since Joel Embiid was robbed" - NBA world reacts strongly to news of Nikola Jokic winning MVP over 76ers talisman
"You can also expect an investigation from me since Joel Embiid was robbed" - NBA world reacts strongly to news of Nikola Jokic winning MVP over 76ers talisman

"You can also expect an investigation from me since Joel Embiid was robbed" - NBA world reacts strongly to news of Nikola Jokic winning MVP over 76ers talisman

"Early and peak LeBron’s athleticism may have wowed me even more" - NBA analyst believes LeBron James was a better athlete in his early years as compared to MIP winner and former no. 1 overall pick
"Early and peak LeBron’s athleticism may have wowed me even more" - NBA analyst believes LeBron James was a better athlete in his early years as compared to MIP winner and former no. 1 overall pick

"Early and peak LeBron’s athleticism may have wowed me even more" - NBA analyst believes LeBron James was a better athlete in his early years as compared to MIP winner and former no. 1 overall pick

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NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) Power Rankings featuring Giannis Antetokounmpo, Joel Embiid and more | April 11th, 2022

NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) Power Rankings featuring Giannis Antetokounmpo, Joel Embiid and more | April 11th, 2022

"He thinks Giannis' of the world deserve MVP" - Stephen A. Smith claims Michael Jordan texted him endorsing Giannis Antetokounmpo for MVP
"He thinks Giannis' of the world deserve MVP" - Stephen A. Smith claims Michael Jordan texted him endorsing Giannis Antetokounmpo for MVP

"He thinks Giannis' of the world deserve MVP" - Stephen A. Smith claims Michael Jordan texted him endorsing Giannis Antetokounmpo for MVP

"Race is so close with Giannis, Embiid, Jokić & Luka that little things matter" - Chris Broussard offers an intriguing solution to Joel Embiid to gain ground in MVP race
"Race is so close with Giannis, Embiid, Jokić & Luka that little things matter" - Chris Broussard offers an intriguing solution to Joel Embiid to gain ground in MVP race

"Race is so close with Giannis, Embiid, Jokić & Luka that little things matter" - Chris Broussard offers an intriguing solution to Joel Embiid to gain ground in MVP race

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NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) Power Rankings featuring Giannis Antetokounmpo, Joel Embiid and more | March 29th, 2022

NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) Power Rankings featuring Giannis Antetokounmpo, Joel Embiid and more | March 29th, 2022

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NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) Power Rankings featuring Giannis Antetokounmpo, Steph Curry and more | February 15th, 2022

NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP) Power Rankings featuring Giannis Antetokounmpo, Steph Curry and more | February 15th, 2022

Listing Chris Paul's Top 3 finishes in the NBA MVP voting
Listing Chris Paul's Top 3 finishes in the NBA MVP voting

Listing Chris Paul's Top 3 finishes in the NBA MVP voting

Watch: Nikola Jokic wraps former Denver Nuggets assistant coach Wes Unseld Jr. in a wholesome embrace
Watch: Nikola Jokic wraps former Denver Nuggets assistant coach Wes Unseld Jr. in a wholesome embrace

Watch: Nikola Jokic wraps former Denver Nuggets assistant coach Wes Unseld Jr. in a wholesome embrace

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Kia NBA MVP Race: December 13th, 2021 | Latest Power Rankings by Sportskeeda

Kia NBA MVP Race: December 13th, 2021 | Latest Power Rankings by Sportskeeda

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Kia NBA MVP Race: December 6th, 2021 | Latest Power Rankings by Sportskeeda

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"Right now he is the clear favorite for the MVP. Crystal clear” - Shaquille O’Neal fully expects Stephen Curry to land his third Maurice Podoloff trophy this season
"Right now he is the clear favorite for the MVP. Crystal clear” - Shaquille O’Neal fully expects Stephen Curry to land his third Maurice Podoloff trophy this season

"Right now he is the clear favorite for the MVP. Crystal clear” - Shaquille O’Neal fully expects Stephen Curry to land his third Maurice Podoloff trophy this season

3 best performances by Nikola Jokic in the 2021-22 NBA season 
3 best performances by Nikola Jokic in the 2021-22 NBA season 

3 best performances by Nikola Jokic in the 2021-22 NBA season 

3 reasons why Kevin Durant might pip Stephen Curry for the MVP award | NBA Season 2021-22
3 reasons why Kevin Durant might pip Stephen Curry for the MVP award | NBA Season 2021-22

3 reasons why Kevin Durant might pip Stephen Curry for the MVP award | NBA Season 2021-22

Top 5 individual seasons by players which deserved an NBA MVP award
Top 5 individual seasons by players which deserved an NBA MVP award

Top 5 individual seasons by players which deserved an NBA MVP award

Who is the only NBA player to win the Finals MVP on a losing team?
Who is the only NBA player to win the Finals MVP on a losing team?

Who is the only NBA player to win the Finals MVP on a losing team?

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