The Bill Russell NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award (formerly known as the NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award) is an annual National Basketball Association (NBA) award given since the 1969 NBA Finals. The award is decided by a panel of eleven media members, who cast votes after the conclusion of the Finals.
NBA Referee Awards. Greg Willard Spirit Award. NCAA Season Awards. AP Player of the Year Award. John R. Wooden Award. Naismith Men's College Player of the Year Award. Final Four Most Outstanding Player. NCAA Season Honors. AP All-America Teams.
Michael Jordan holds the record for the most Finals MVP awards with six to his name, all with ...
Tim Duncan has won a record of three NBA Finals MVP awards in his career. He won his first Finals MVP Award in the 1998-99 season.
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Jordan. He has the most Finals MVP awards in NBA history, two more than the next best individual (LeBron James has four).
Widely regarded as one of the greatest basketball players of all time, Bryant won five NBA championships, was an 18-time All-Star, a 15-time member of the All-NBA Team, a 12-time member of the All-Defensive Team, the 2008 NBA Most Valuable Player (MVP), and a two-time NBA Finals MVP.
Jerry West, 1969 Los Angeles Lakers. Only one player has ever won Finals MVP as the leader of a losing franchise. Ironically, it came in the first year of the award, and even as trophy namesake Bill Russell and the Boston Celtics won in seven games.