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NBA & ABA Sporting News Most Valuable Player Award Winners

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NBA Winners

Per Game Shooting Advanced
Season Lg Player Age Tm G MP PTS TRB AST STL BLK FG% 3P% FT% WS WS/48
2006-07 NBA Dirk Nowitzki 28 DAL 78 36.2 24.6 8.9 3.4 0.7 0.8 .502 .416 .904 16.3 .278
2005-06 NBA Steve Nash (Tie) 31 PHO 79 35.4 18.8 4.2 10.5 0.8 0.2 .512 .439 .921 12.4 .212
2005-06 NBA LeBron James (Tie) 21 CLE 79 42.5 31.4 7.0 6.6 1.6 0.8 .480 .335 .738 16.3 .232
2004-05 NBA Shaquille O'Neal 32 MIA 73 34.1 22.9 10.4 2.7 0.5 2.3 .601 .461 11.0 .211
2003-04 NBA Kevin Garnett 27 MIN 82 39.4 24.2 13.9 5.0 1.5 2.2 .499 .256 .791 18.3 .272
2002-03 NBA Tim Duncan 26 SAS 81 39.3 23.3 12.9 3.9 0.7 2.9 .513 .273 .710 16.5 .248
2001-02 NBA Tim Duncan 25 SAS 82 40.6 25.5 12.7 3.7 0.7 2.5 .508 .100 .799 17.8 .257
2000-01 NBA Allen Iverson 25 PHI 71 42.0 31.1 3.8 4.6 2.5 0.3 .420 .320 .814 11.8 .190
1999-00 NBA Shaquille O'Neal 27 LAL 79 40.0 29.7 13.6 3.8 0.5 3.0 .574 .000 .524 18.6 .283
1998-99 NBA Karl Malone 35 UTA 49 37.4 23.8 9.4 4.1 1.3 0.6 .493 .000 .788 9.6 .252
1997-98 NBA Michael Jordan 34 CHI 82 38.8 28.7 5.8 3.5 1.7 0.5 .465 .238 .784 15.8 .238
1996-97 NBA Michael Jordan 33 CHI 82 37.9 29.6 5.9 4.3 1.7 0.5 .486 .374 .833 18.3 .283
1995-96 NBA Michael Jordan 32 CHI 82 37.7 30.4 6.6 4.3 2.2 0.5 .495 .427 .834 20.4 .317
1994-95 NBA David Robinson 29 SAS 81 38.0 27.6 10.8 2.9 1.7 3.2 .530 .300 .774 17.5 .273
1993-94 NBA Hakeem Olajuwon 31 HOU 80 41.0 27.3 11.9 3.6 1.6 3.7 .528 .421 .716 14.3 .210
1992-93 NBA Charles Barkley 29 PHO 76 37.6 25.6 12.2 5.1 1.6 1.0 .520 .305 .765 14.4 .242
1991-92 NBA Michael Jordan 28 CHI 80 38.8 30.1 6.4 6.1 2.3 0.9 .519 .270 .832 17.7 .274
1990-91 NBA Michael Jordan 27 CHI 82 37.0 31.5 6.0 5.5 2.7 1.0 .539 .312 .851 20.3 .321
1989-90 NBA Charles Barkley 26 PHI 79 39.1 25.2 11.5 3.9 1.9 0.6 .600 .217 .749 17.3 .269
1988-89 NBA Michael Jordan 25 CHI 81 40.2 32.5 8.0 8.0 2.9 0.8 .538 .276 .850 19.8 .292
1987-88 NBA Michael Jordan 24 CHI 82 40.4 35.0 5.5 5.9 3.2 1.6 .535 .132 .841 21.2 .308
1986-87 NBA Magic Johnson 27 LAL 80 36.3 23.9 6.3 12.2 1.7 0.5 .522 .205 .848 15.9 .263
1985-86 NBA Larry Bird 29 BOS 82 38.0 25.8 9.8 6.8 2.0 0.6 .496 .423 .896 15.8 .244
1984-85 NBA Larry Bird 28 BOS 80 39.5 28.7 10.5 6.6 1.6 1.2 .522 .427 .882 15.7 .238
1983-84 NBA Bernard King 27 NYK 77 34.6 26.3 5.1 2.1 1.0 0.2 .572 .000 .779 12.1 .218
1982-83 NBA Moses Malone 27 PHI 78 37.5 24.5 15.3 1.3 1.1 2.0 .501 .000 .761 15.1 .248
1981-82 NBA Moses Malone 26 HOU 81 42.0 31.1 14.7 1.8 0.9 1.5 .519 .000 .762 15.4 .218
1980-81 NBA Julius Erving 30 PHI 82 35.0 24.6 8.0 4.4 2.1 1.8 .521 .222 .787 13.8 .231
1979-80 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 32 LAL 82 38.3 24.8 10.8 4.5 1.0 3.4 .604 .000 .765 14.8 .227
1978-79 NBA Moses Malone 23 HOU 82 41.3 24.8 17.6 1.8 1.0 1.5 .540 .739 14.1 .200
1977-78 NBA Bill Walton 25 POR 58 33.3 18.9 13.2 5.0 1.0 2.5 .522 .720 8.4 .209
1976-77 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 29 LAL 82 36.8 26.2 13.3 3.9 1.2 3.2 .579 .701 17.8 .283
1975-76 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 28 LAL 82 41.2 27.7 16.9 5.0 1.5 4.1 .529 .703 17.0 .242
1974-75 NBA Bob McAdoo 23 BUF 82 43.2 34.5 14.1 2.2 1.1 2.1 .512 .805 17.8 .242
1973-74 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 26 MIL 81 43.8 27.0 14.5 4.8 1.4 3.5 .539 .702 18.4 .250
1972-73 NBA Tiny Archibald 24 KCO 80 46.0 34.0 2.8 11.4 .488 .847 14.2 .186
1971-72 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 24 MIL 81 44.2 34.8 16.6 4.6 .574 .689 25.4 .340
1970-71 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 23 MIL 82 40.1 31.7 16.0 3.3 .577 .690 22.3 .326
1969-70 NBA Willis Reed 27 NYK 81 38.1 21.7 13.9 2.0 .507 .756 14.6 .227
1968-69 NBA Wes Unseld 22 BAL 82 36.2 13.8 18.2 2.6 .476 .605 10.8 .175
1967-68 NBA Wilt Chamberlain 31 PHI 82 46.8 24.3 23.8 8.6 .595 .380 20.4 .255
1966-67 NBA Wilt Chamberlain 30 PHI 81 45.5 24.1 24.2 7.8 .683 .441 21.9 .285
1965-66 NBA Wilt Chamberlain 29 PHI 79 47.3 33.5 24.6 5.2 .540 .513 21.4 .275
1964-65 NBA Bill Russell 30 BOS 78 44.4 14.1 24.1 5.3 .438 .573 16.9 .234
1963-64 NBA Oscar Robertson 25 CIN 79 45.1 31.4 9.9 11.0 .483 .853 20.6 .278
1962-63 NBA Bill Russell 28 BOS 78 44.9 16.8 23.6 4.5 .432 .555 13.5 .185
1961-62 NBA Bill Russell 27 BOS 76 45.2 18.9 23.6 4.5 .457 .595 15.5 .217
1960-61 NBA Bill Russell 26 BOS 78 44.3 16.9 23.9 3.4 .426 .550 13.0 .181
1959-60 NBA Wilt Chamberlain 23 PHW 72 46.4 37.6 27.0 2.3 .461 .582 17.0 .245
1958-59 NBA Bob Pettit 26 STL 72 39.9 29.2 16.4 3.1 .438 .759 14.8 .246

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