There is no higher distinction for regular season play in the NBA than the Most Valuable Player award. While the voters get it right most of the time, sometimes they snub a more worthy player. Given out at the end of each season, the MVP encapsulates who had the best individual season, while simultaneously contributing to winning basketball. To learn about the youngest NBA MVP, checkout this article. Being such a highly-contested award, players who secure an MVP are immediately thrusted into the forefront of basketball lore, as is true with awards like Rookie of the Year. Here is an NBA MVP list, including all of the winners from the history of the league.
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