These players were the NBA's MVPs each year.

  1. 1956 - Bob Pettit, St. Louis
  2. 1957 - Bob Cousy, Boston
  3. 1958 - Bill Russell, Boston
  4. 1959 - Bob Pettit, St. Louis
  5. 1960 - Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia
  6. 1961 - Bill Russell, Boston
  7. 1962 - Bill Russell, Boston
  8. 1963 - Bill Russell, Boston
  9. 1964 - Oscar Robertson, Cincinnati
  10. 1965 - Bill Russell, Boston
  11. 1966 - Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia
  12. 1967 - Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia
  13. 1968 - Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia
  14. 1969 - Wes Unseld, Baltimore
  15. 1970 - Willis Reed, New York
  16. 1971 - Lew Alcindor (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar), Milwaukee
  17. 1972 - Lew Alcindor (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar), Milwaukee
  18. 1973 - Dave Cowens, Boston
  19. 1974 - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Milwaukee
  20. 1975 - Bob McAdoo, Buffalo
  21. 1976 - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, L.A. Lakers
  22. 1977 - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, L.A. Lakers
  23. 1978 - Bill Walton, Portland
  24. 1979 - Moses Malone, Houston
  25. 1980 - Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, L.A. Lakers
  26. 1981 - Julius Erving, Philadelphia
  27. 1982 - Moses Malone, Houston
  28. 1983 - Moses Malone, Philadelphia
  29. 1984 - Larry Bird, Boston
  30. 1985 - Larry Bird, Boston
  31. 1986 - Larry Bird, Boston
  32. 1987 - Magic Johnson, L.A. Lakers
  33. 1988 - Michael Jordan, Chicago
  34. 1989 - Magic Johnson, L.A. Lakers
  35. 1990 - Magic Johnson, L.A. Lakers
  36. 1991 - Michael Jordan, Chicago
  37. 1992 - Michael Jordan, Chicago
  38. 1993 - Charles Barkley, Phoenix
  39. 1994 - Hakeem Olajuwon, Houston
  40. 1995 - David Robinson, San Antonio
  41. 1996 - Michael Jordan, Chicago
  42. 1997 - Karl Malone, Utah
  43. 1998 - Michael Jordan, Chicago
  44. 1999 - Karl Malone, Utah
  45. 2000 - Shaquille O'Neal, L.A. Lakers
  46. 2001 - Allen Iverson, Philadelphia
  47. 2002 - Tim Duncan, San Antonio
  48. 2003 - Tim Duncan, San Antonio
  49. 2004 - Kevin Garnett, Minnesota
  50. 2005 - Steve Nash, Phoenix
  51. 2006 - Steve Nash, Phoenix
  52. 2007 - Dirk Nowitzki, Dallas
  53. 2008 - Kobe Bryant, L.A. Lakers