1971-72 NBA & ABA Awards Voting

1955-56 through 1979-1980: Voting was done by players. Rules prohibited player from voting for himself or any teammate.
1980-81 to present: Voting conducted by media.

Voting tallies for seasons 1965-66, 1966-67, 1967-68, 1968-69, 1970-71, 1971-72, and 1978-79 are incomplete.

NBA Most Valuable Player

NBA Most Valuable Player Table
Voting Per Game Shooting Advanced
Rank Player Age Tm First Pts Won Pts Max Share G MP PTS TRB AST STL BLK FG% 3P% FT% WS WS/48
1Kareem Abdul-Jabbar24MIL81.0581.08800.6608144.234.816.64.6.574.68925.4.340
2Jerry West33LAL44.0393.08800.4477738.625.84.29.7.477.81413.3.216
3Wilt Chamberlain35LAL36.0294.08800.3348242.314.819.24.0.649.42215.8.219
4John Havlicek31BOS1.065.08800.0748245.127.58.27.5.458.83412.4.162
5Spencer Haywood22SEA2.049.08800.0567343.426.212.72.0.461.8198.7.131
6Bob Love29CHI1.029.08800.0337939.325.86.61.6.442.7847.5.115
7Dave Cowens23BOS2.028.08800.0327940.318.815.23.1.484.72010.4.156
8Nate Thurmond30GSW1.024.08800.0277843.121.416.12.9.432.7439.0.128
9Bob Lanier23DET2.021.08800.0248038.725.714.23.1.493.7688.4.130
10Dave DeBusschere31NYK1.020.08800.0238038.415.411.33.6.427.7284.8.075
11Walt Frazier26NYK1.019.08800.0227740.623.26.75.8.512.80814.5.223
12Archie Clark30TOT0.017.08800.0197742.725.23.58.0.470.77111.0.160
13Jerry Lucas31NYK0.014.08800.0167738.016.713.14.1.512.79111.2.184
14Paul Silas28PHO1.011.08800.0138038.517.511.94.3.470.77311.0.172
15TTiny Archibald23CIN2.010.08800.0117643.128.22.99.2.486.82212.9.189
15TOscar Robertson33MIL1.010.08800.0116437.317.45.07.7.472.8368.3.167

ABA Most Valuable Player

ABA Most Valuable Player Table
Voting Per Game Shooting Advanced
Rank Player Age Tm First Pts Won Pts Max Share G MP PTS TRB AST STL BLK FG% 3P% FT% WS WS/48
1Artis Gilmore22KEN30.030.0430.6988443.623.817.82.75.0.598.64619.8.259
2Dan Issel23KEN7.07.0430.1638343.030.611.22.3.486.273.78513.5.181
3Zelmo Beaty32UTS6.06.0430.1408437.323.613.21.5.539.000.82915.1.232
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