1956-57 NBA 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, and 1978-79 are incomplete.

Most Valuable Player

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
1Bob Cousy28BOS23.023.0800.2886436.920.
2Bob Pettit24STL21.021.0800.2637135.124.714.61.9.415.77311.6.224
3Paul Arizin28PHW9.09.0800.1137139.
4Dolph Schayes28SYR8.08.0800.1007239.622.514.03.2.379.90412.5.211
5George Yardley28FTW7.07.0800.0887237.421.510.52.0.410.78710.0.179
6Maurice Stokes23ROC5.05.0800.0637238.315.617.44.6.347.6655.5.096
7Bill Russell22BOS2.02.0800.0254835.314.719.61.8.427.4926.2.176
8TRay Felix26NYK1.01.0800.0137222.512.
8THarry Gallatin29NYK1.01.0800.0137227.
8TMel Hutchins28FTW1.01.0800.0137236.812.
8TKenny Sears23NYK1.01.0800.0137234.914.
8TJack Twyman22ROC1.01.0800.0137232.516.
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