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Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP Award Winners

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A year-by-year list of the Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP Award winners:

YearPlayerTeam
2011-12LeBron JamesMiami Heat
2010-11Dirk NowitzkiDallas Mavericks
2009-10Kobe BryantL.A. Lakers
2008-09Kobe BryantL.A. Lakers
2007-08Paul PierceBoston Celtics
2006-07Tony ParkerSan Antonio Spurs
2005-06Dwyane WadeMiami Heat
2004-05Tim DuncanSan Antonio Spurs
2003-04Chauncey BillupsDetroit Pistons
2002-03Tim DuncanSan Antonio Spurs
2001-02Shaquille O'NealL.A. Lakers
2000-01Shaquille O'NealL.A. Lakers
1999-00Shaquille O'NealL.A. Lakers
1998-99Tim DuncanSan Antonio Spurs
1997-98Michael JordanChicago Bulls
1996-97Michael JordanChicago Bulls
1995-96Michael JordanChicago Bulls
1994-95Hakeem OlajuwonHouston Rockets
1993-94Hakeem OlajuwonHouston Rockets
1992-93Michael JordanChicago Bulls
1991-92Michael JordanChicago Bulls
1990-91Michael JordanChicago Bulls
1989-90Isiah ThomasDetroit Pistons
1988-89Joe DumarsDetroit Pistons
1987-88James WorthyL.A. Lakers
1986-87Magic JohnsonL.A. Lakers
1985-86Larry BirdBoston Celtics
1984-85Kareem Abdul-JabbarL.A. Lakers
1983-84Larry BirdBoston Celtics
1982-83Moses MalonePhiladelphia 76ers
1981-82Magic JohnsonL.A. Lakers
1980-81Cedric MaxwellBoston Celtics
1979-80Magic JohnsonL.A. Lakers
1978-79Dennis JohnsonSeattle SuperSonics
1977-78Wes UnseldWashington Bullets
1976-77Bill WaltonPortland Trail Blazers
1975-76Jo Jo WhiteBoston Celtics
1974-75Rick BarryGolden State Warriors
1973-74John HavlicekBoston Celtics
1972-73Willis ReedNew York Knicks
1971-72Wilt ChamberlainL.A. Lakers
1970-71Kareem Abdul-JabbarMilwaukee Bucks
1969-70Willis ReedNew York Knicks
1968-69Jerry West*L.A. Lakers
*Won award for a losing team
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