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NBA MVP Award Winners

Take a look back at every NBA MVP award winner in NBA history.

From NBA.com Staff

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

2020-21 — Nikola Jokic, Denver Nuggets (Voting)

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

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