1961-62 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
1Bill Russell27BOS51.0297.04250.6997645.218.923.64.5.457.59515.5.217
2Wilt Chamberlain25PHW9.0152.04250.3588048.550.425.72.4.506.61323.1.286
3Oscar Robertson23CIN13.0135.04250.3187944.330.812.511.4.478.80315.6.214
4Elgin Baylor27LAL3.082.04250.1934844.438.318.64.6.428.7547.9.179
5Jerry West23LAL6.060.04250.1417541.
6Bob Pettit29STL2.031.04250.0737842.
7Richie Guerin29NYK1.05.04250.0127842.929.
8Bob Cousy33BOS0.03.04250.0077528.
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