2009-10 - Samuel Dalembert, Philadelphia
2008-09 - Dikembe Mutombo, Houston
2007-08 - Chauncey Billups, Detroit
2006-07 - Steve Nash, Phoenix
2005-06 - Kevin Garnett, Boston
2004-05 - Eric Snow, Cleveland
2003-04 - Reggie Miller, Indiana
2002-03 - David Robinson, San Antonio
2001-02 - Alonzo Mourning, Miami
2000-01 - Dikembe Mutombo, Philadelphia
1999-2000 - Vlade Divac, Sacramento
1998-99 - Brian Grant, Portland
1997-98 - Steve Smith, Atlanta
1996-97 - P.J. Brown, Miami
1995-96 - Chris Dudley, Portland
1994-95 - Joe O'Toole, Atlanta
1993-94 - Joe Dumars, Detroit
1992-93 - Terry Porter, Portland
1991-92 - Magic Johnson, L.A. Lakers
1990-91 - Kevin Johnson, Phoenix
1989-90 - Glenn Rivers, Atlanta
1988-89 - Thurl Bailey, Utah
1987-88 - Alex English, Denver
1986-87 - Isiah Thomas, Detroit
1985-86 (tie) - Michael Cooper, L.A. Lakers; Rory Sparrow, New York
1984-85 - Dan Issel, Denver
1983-84 - Frank Layden, Utah
1982-83 - Julius Erving, Philadelphia
1981-82 - Kent Benson, Detroit
1980-81 - Mike Glenn, New York
1979-80 - Austin Carr, Cleveland
1978-79 - Calvin Murphy, Houston
1977-78 - Bob Lanier, Detroit
1976-77 - Dave Bing, Washington
1975-76 - Slick Watts, Seattle
1974-75 - Wes Unseld, Washington