NBA Awards: Finals MVP, Summary of Winners

This is the complete list of all the winners of the Finals MVP Award, grouped by player.

Player with more awards:

Michael Jordan
Michael Jordan

6 times NBA Finals MVP

NBA Awards: Finals Most Valuable Player

The Finals Most Valuable Player award was stablished in 1969, 14 years after the first Regular Season MVP. That first Finals MVP trophy went to the hands of Jerry West, who was so good that won the award despite the fact that the Lakers lost those Finals. He was the first and only player selected from the lossing team, after that the award always went to the best player of the winning team.

Some facts: Michael Jordan leads all players with 6 Finals MVP's. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and LeBron James are the the only players to win the MVP with 2 different teams. The players still active from this list are Tim Duncan, Dwyane Wade, Tony Parker, Paul Pierce, Dirk Nowitzki and the reigning MVP LeBron James.

About the NBA Finals MVP: MVP Year by Year / MVP by Player / MVP by Team


NBA Awards: All-time list of players who won the Finals MVP award.

Awards
Player
Team
/
Season
6 Michael Jordan
3 Tim Duncan
San Antonio Spurs
3 LeBron James
Cleveland Cavaliers
Miami Heat
3 Magic Johnson
Los Angeles Lakers
3 Shaquille O'Neal
Los Angeles Lakers
2 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Los Angeles Lakers
Milwaukee Bucks
2 Larry Bird
Boston Celtics
2 Kobe Bryant
Los Angeles Lakers
2 Hakeem Olajuwon
Houston Rockets
2 Willis Reed
New York Knicks
1 Rick Barry
Golden State Warriors
1 Chauncey Billups
Detroit Pistons
1 Wilt Chamberlain
Los Angeles Lakers
1 Joe Dumars
Detroit Pistons
1 John Havlicek
Boston Celtics
1 Andre Iguodala
Golden State Warriors
1 Dennis Johnson
Seattle Supersonics
1 Kawhi Leonard
San Antonio Spurs
1 Moses Malone
Philadelphia 76ers
1 Cedric Maxwell
Boston Celtics
1 Dirk Nowitzki
Dallas Mavericks
1 Tony Parker
San Antonio Spurs
1 Paul Pierce
Boston Celtics
1 Isiah Thomas
Detroit Pistons
1 Wes Unseld
Washington Bullets
1 Dwyane Wade
Miami Heat
1 Bill Walton
Portland Trail Blazers
1 Jerry West
Los Angeles Lakers
1 Jo Jo White
Boston Celtics
1 James Worthy
Los Angeles Lakers