NBA Awards: Finals MVP, Summary of Winners

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

Player with the Most Awards:

Michael Jordan
Michael Jordan
6 times Finals MVP

NBA Awards: Finals MVP

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. LeBron James, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and Kawhi Leonard are the only players who won the award with more than one franchise. LeBron is the only one who did it with 3 different teams.

Finals MVP: by Year / by Player / by Team

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

Awards
Player
Team
Season
Team / Season
6 Michael Jordan
4 LeBron James
Los Angeles Lakers
Cleveland Cavaliers
Miami Heat
3 Tim Duncan
San Antonio Spurs
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 Kevin Durant
Golden State Warriors
2 Kawhi Leonard
Toronto Raptors
San Antonio Spurs
2 Hakeem Olajuwon
Houston Rockets
2 Willis Reed
New York Knicks
1 Giannis Antetokounmpo
Milwaukee Bucks
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 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