1958-59 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 Pettit26STL59.0317.04100.7737239.929.
2Bill Russell24BOS10.0144.04100.3517042.616.723.03.2.457.59812.9.208
3Elgin Baylor24MNL2.088.04100.2157040.824.915.04.1.408.7779.8.165
4Bob Cousy30BOS4.071.04100.1736537.
5Paul Arizin30PHW1.039.04100.0957040.
6Dolph Schayes30SYR1.026.04100.0637236.721.313.42.5.387.8649.4.171
7Larry Costello27SYR3.015.04100.0377039.315.
8Kenny Sears25NYK1.012.04100.0297135.
9Cliff Hagan27STL1.011.04100.0277237.523.710.93.4.456.77411.7.209
10Jack Twyman24CIN0.07.04100.0177237.725.
11TTom Gola26PHW0.03.04100.0076436.514.
11TRichie Guerin26NYK0.03.04100.0077136.
11TDick McGuire33DET0.03.04100.0077129.
14TAl Bianchi26SYR0.01.04100.0027224.710.
14TGene Shue27DET0.01.04100.0027238.
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