DALLAS, May 27 --
Leading the charge at both ends of the court, San Antonio Spurs forward Tim Duncan
was named the Western Conference Finals Fan MVP as determined by Verizon Wireless subscribers and NBA fans.
Duncan finished with 77 percent of the vote, followed by Tony Parker (eight percent) and Manu Ginobili (seven percent) in voting conducted via Verizon Wireless TXT messaging as well as an NBA.com poll.
San Antonio's Game 6 victory was sweet for Tim Duncan and the Spurs.|
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The NBA's regular season MVP, Duncan averaged 28 points, 16.7 rebounds, 5.8 assists and three blocks in the six games against the Mavs.
Although his best scoring output was 40 points in a Game 1 loss, Duncan was huge in San Antonio's four victories, averaging 26.2 points, 17.5 rebounds, 5.5 assists and four blocks.
In Game 3, Duncan put up monster numbers with 34 points, 24 rebounds, six assists and six blocked shots as the Spurs rallied from a 54-44 third-quarter deficit to win 96-83.
In Game 4, Duncan registered his second consecutive 20-20 game, scoring 21 points and grabbing 20 rebounds to go along with seven assists and four blocked shots in San Antonio's 102-95 win at Dallas.
MVP voting continues: Pre-register your Verizon Wireless handset to receive automatic MVP ballots for each potential series-clinching game of the NBA Finals. Once you pre-register, you will also automatically receive a ballot to vote for the NBA Finals MVP. Not only will your vote count toward the Official NBA Finals MVP award, but you’ll also be entered for a chance to win an HDTV and a Samsung A530 mobile phone from Verizon Wireless.
Tune into the NBA Finals starting at 8 p.m. ET June 4 on ABC!