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A year-by-year list of the Kia NBA Most Valuable Player Award winners:

YEAR PLAYER TEAM

2019-20 Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks (Voting)

2018-19 Giannis Antetokounmpo, Milwaukee Bucks (Voting)

2017-18 James Harden, Houston Rockets (Voting)

2016-17 Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder (Voting)

2015-16 Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors (Voting)

2014-15 Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors

2013-14 Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City Thunder

2012-13 LeBron James, Miami Heat

2011-12 LeBron James, Miami Heat

2010-11 Derrick Rose, Chicago Bulls

2009-10 LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers

2008-09 LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers

2007-08 Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers

2006-07 Dirk Nowitzki, Dallas Mavericks

2005-06 Steve Nash, Phoenix Suns

2004-05 Steve Nash, Phoenix Suns

2003-04 Kevin Garnett, Minnesota Timberwolves

2002-03 Tim Duncan, San Antonio Spurs

2001-02 Tim Duncan, San Antonio Spurs

2000-01 Allen Iverson, Philadelphia 76ers

1999-00 Shaquille O’Neal, Los Angeles Lakers

1998-99 Karl Malone, Utah Jazz

1997-98 Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls

1996-97 Karl Malone, Utah Jazz

1995-96 Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls

1994-95 David Robinson, San Antonio Spurs

1993-94 Hakeem Olajuwon, Houston Rockets

1992-93 Charles Barkley, Phoenix Suns

1991-92 Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls

1990-91 Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls

1989-90 Magic Johnson, Los Angeles Lakers

1988-89 Magic Johnson, Los Angeles Lakers

1987-88 Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls

1986-87 Magic Johnson, Los Angeles Lakers

1985-86 Larry Bird, Boston Celtics

1984-85 Larry Bird, Boston Celtics

1983-84 Larry Bird, Boston Celtics

1982-83 Moses Malone, Philadelphia 76ers

1981-82 Moses Malone, Houston Rockets

1980-81 Julius Erving, Philadelphia 76ers

1979-80 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Los Angeles Lakers

1978-79 Moses Malone, Houston Rockets

1977-78 Bill Walton, Portland Trail Blazers

1976-77 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Los Angeles Lakers

1975-76 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Los Angeles Lakers

1974-75 Bob McAdoo, Buffalo Braves

1973-74 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Milwaukee Bucks

1972-73 Dave Cowens, Boston Celtics

1971-72 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Milwaukee Bucks

1970-71 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Milwaukee Bucks

1969-70 Willis Reed, New York Knicks

1968-69 Wes Unseld, Baltimore Bullets

1967-68 Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia 76ers

1966-67 Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia 76ers

1965-66 Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia 76ers

1964-65 Bill Russell, Boston Celtics

1963-64 Oscar Robertson, Cincinnati Royals

1962-63 Bill Russell, Boston Celtics

1961-62 Bill Russell, Boston Celtics

1960-61 Bill Russell, Boston Celtics

1959-60 Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors

1958-59 Bob Pettit, St. Louis Hawks

1957-58 Bill Russell, Boston Celtics

1956-57 Bob Cousy, Boston Celtics

1955-56 Bob Pettit, St. Louis Hawks