1972-73 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, 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
1Dave Cowens24BOS67.0444.08750.5078241.820.516.24.1.452.77912.0.168
2Kareem Abdul-Jabbar25MIL33.0339.08750.3877642.830.216.15.0.554.71321.9.322
3Tiny Archibald24KCO44.0319.08750.3658046.034.02.811.4.488.84714.2.186
4Wilt Chamberlain36LAL12.0123.08750.1418243.213.218.64.5.727.51018.2.247
5John Havlicek32BOS5.088.08750.1018042.123.87.16.6.450.85812.1.172
6Jerry West34LAL1.070.08750.0806935.722.84.28.8.479.80510.6.206
7TWalt Frazier27NYK4.040.08750.0467840.821.17.35.9.490.81713.0.196
7TSpencer Haywood23SEA4.040.08750.0467742.329.212.92.5.476.83910.2.150
9Nate Thurmond31GSW2.033.08750.0387943.317.117.13.5.446.7189.9.140
10Elvin Hayes27BAL1.018.08750.0218141.321.214.51.6.444.6717.6.109
11TDave DeBusschere32NYK0.09.08750.0107736.716.310.23.4.435.7466.6.113
11TBob Love30CHI0.09.08750.0108237.023.16.51.5.431.8246.3.100
13Elmore Smith23BUF0.06.08750.0077637.218.312.42.5.482.5583.9.067
14TBob Lanier24DET1.05.08750.0068138.923.814.93.2.490.77310.6.161
14TWes Unseld26BAL1.05.08750.0067939.112.515.94.4.493.70310.7.166
16TSidney Wicks23POR0.03.08750.0038039.423.810.95.5.452.7235.6.085
16TLenny Wilkens35CLE0.03.08750.0037539.620.54.68.4.449.8289.5.154
18Lou Hudson28ATL0.02.08750.0027540.427.16.23.4.477.8259.3.148
19TLucius Allen25MIL0.01.08750.0018033.715.53.55.3.484.7157.6.135
19TRick Barry28GSW0.01.08750.0018237.522.38.94.9.452.90210.2.159
19TDave Bing29DET0.01.08750.0018241.022.43.67.8.448.8148.6.123
19TPete Maravich25ATL0.01.08750.0017939.126.14.46.9.441.8007.6.118

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
1Billy Cunningham29CAR44.044.0580.7598438.724.112.06.32.6.487.286.78911.9.176
2Julius Erving22VIR7.07.0580.1217142.231.912.24.22.51.8.496.208.7769.8.157
3George McGinnis22INA3.03.0580.0528240.827.612.52.52.0.495.250.66511.4.164
4TRon Boone26UTS1.01.0580.0178430.818.55.14.2.498.250.8669.7.180
4TJoe Caldwell31CAR1.01.0580.0177735.616.75.14.62.2.496.167.4253.7.064
4TArtis Gilmore23KEN1.01.0580.0178441.720.817.63.53.1.559.500.64318.5.253
4TWillie Wise25UTS1.01.0580.0178337.722.08.23.3.479.167.7848.9.136

NBA Rookie of the Year

NBA Rookie of the Year 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 McAdoo21BUF12.812.8170.7538032.018.09.11.7.452.7743.8.071
2Lloyd Neal22POR3.73.7170.2188233.213.411.81.8.494.6384.8.085
3Chris Ford24DET0.20.2170.0127420.86.43.62.6.479.6452.5.079
4Jim Price23LAL0.10.1170.0065914.06.41.91.6.440.8221.5.088
5Bud Stallworth23SEA0.10.1170.0067715.96.32.90.8.379.754-0.9-0.036

ABA Rookie of the Year

ABA Rookie of the Year 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
1Brian Taylor21NYA24.0590.4076332.315.33.22.8.515.160.7433.6.085
2James Silas23DLC22.0590.3737831.013.74.33.1.502.8337.4.147
4TMike Barr22VIR5.0590.0857926.39.12.93.2.472.250.7502.7.062
4TGeorge Gervin20VIR5.0590.0853023.014.14.31.1.472.231.8141.6.112
5Jim Chones23NYA2.0590.0348226.311.47.11.2.514.000.5922.6.058
6Claude Virden25KEN1.0590.0173126.69.95.02.4.398.000.7800.4.023
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