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NBA Finals MVP Award Winners

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A year-by-year list of the Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP Award winners:

YEAR PLAYER TEAM

2019-20 LeBron James, Los Angeles Lakers

2018-19 Kawhi Leonard, Toronto Raptors

2017-18 Kevin Durant, Golden State Warriors

2016-17 Kevin Durant, Golden State Warriors

2015-16 LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers

2014-15 Andre Iguodala, Golden State Warriors

2013-14 Kawhi Leonard, San Antonio Spurs

2012-13 LeBron James, Miami Heat

2011-12 LeBron James, Miami Heat

2010-11 Dirk Nowitzki, Dallas Mavericks

2009-10 Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers

2008-09 Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers

2007-08 Paul Pierce, Boston Celtics

2006-07 Tony Parker, San Antonio Spurs

2005-06 Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat

2004-05 Tim Duncan, San Antonio Spurs

2003-04 Chauncey Billups, Detroit Pistons

2002-03 Tim Duncan, San Antonio Spurs

2001-02 Shaquille O’Neal, Los Angeles Lakers

2000-01 Shaquille O’Neal, Los Angeles Lakers

1999-00 Shaquille O’Neal, Los Angeles Lakers

1998-99 Tim Duncan, San Antonio Spurs

1997-98 Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls

1996-97 Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls

1995-96 Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls

1994-95 Hakeem Olajuwon, Houston Rockets

1993-94 Hakeem Olajuwon, Houston Rockets

1992-93 Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls

1991-92 Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls

1990-91 Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls

1989-90 Isiah Thomas, Detroit Pistons

1988-89 Joe Dumars, Detroit Pistons

1987-88 James Worthy, Los Angeles Lakers

1986-87 Magic Johnson, Los Angeles Lakers

1985-86 Larry Bird, Boston Celtics

1984-85 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Los Angeles Lakers

1983-84 Larry Bird, Boston Celtics

1982-83 Moses Malone, Philadelphia 76ers

1981-82 Magic Johnson, Los Angeles Lakers

1980-81 Cedric Maxwell, Boston Celtics

1979-80 Magic Johnson, Los Angeles Lakers

1978-79 Dennis Johnson, Seattle SuperSonics

1977-78 Wes Unseld, Washington Bullets

1976-77 Bill Walton, Portland Trail Blazers

1975-76 Jo Jo White, Boston Celtics

1974-75 Rick Barry, Golden State Warriors

1973-74 John Havlicek, Boston Celtics

1972-73 Willis Reed, New York Knicks

1971-72 Wilt Chamberlain, Los Angeles Lakers

1970-71 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Milwaukee Bucks

1969-70 Willis Reed, New York Knicks

1968-69 Jerry West, Los Angeles Lakers