|Birth date||August 30, 1953|
|Last game||May 11, 1997|
|Team(s) played (years)||show 4 teams|
|Draft (pick)||1976 (8th)|
Who has won the most NBA Finals MVP?
Has any rookie won a NBA championship?
Jerry West, the inaugural recipient, is the only player to win the award while being on the losing team. Magic Johnson is the only player to win the award as a rookie.
Has losing team ever had Finals MVP?
The only player in NBA history to win Finals MVP on a losing team was Jerry West in 1969, when the Los Angeles Lakers lost to the Boston Celtics in seven games.
Has an NBA MVP never made the playoffs?
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar won the award a record six times. He is also the only player to win the award despite his team not making the playoffs back in the 1975–76 season.