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    NBA ALL-STAR GAME MVP

    • 50 players have won the MVP trophy in the NBA All-Star Game. By conferences, East teams have 35 trophies and West 32.
    • In the historical franchises, the MVP distribution is leveled. Boston Celtics have 8, Lakers 7 (and 3 more shared, one of them while in Minneapolis) and Philadelphia 7 more. But neither of them has won the MVP award in three consecutive NBA All-Star Games.
    • This honor is for the Cincinnati Royals, who won the MVP player title between 19641966 with 3 different players.
    • Bob Pettit and Kobe Bryant are the only players who have 4 NBA All-Star MVP’s.
    • Oscar Robertson, Michael Jordan, LeBron James and Shaquille O’Neal share the third position with 3.
    • There are 7 players with 2 MVP’s: Bob Cousy, Julius Erving, Isiah Thomas, Karl Malone, Magic Johnson, Allen Iverson and Russell Westbrook.
    • Only Bob Pettit (1958 & 1959) and Russell Westbrook (2015 & 2016) have been able to win the MVP in consecutive games.
    • In four editions, 2 players have shared the MVP trophy: Bryant & O’Neal (2009), Duncan & O’Neal (2000), Stockton & Malone (1993) and Baylor & Pettit (1959)
    • In three occasions, the MVP went to a player who did not win the game: Bob Pettit (1958), Julius Erving (1977) and Magic Johnson (1990).
    • 12 players were named MVP after starting the game from the bench: Bill Sharman (1955), Bob Pettit (1956), Adrian Smith (1966), Hal Greer (1968), Lenny Wilkens (1971), Bob Lanier (1974), Randy Smith (1978), Nate Archibald (1981), Mitch Richmond (1995), Glen Rice (1997), Shaquille O’Neal 2 times (2004 and 2009) and Russell Westbrook (2015).

    YEARMVPTEAMAS TEAMS / BHoFVENUELOCATION
    2019Kevin DurantGSWLeBronStarterNoSpectrum CenterCharlotte, NC
    2018Lebron JamesCLELeBronStarterNoStaples CenterLos Angeles, CA
    2017Anthony DavisNOPWestStarterNoSmoothie King CenterNew Orleans, LA
    2016Russell WestbrookOKCWestStarterNoAir Canada CenterToronto, CAN
    2015Russell WestbrookOKCWestBenchNoMadison Square GardenNew York City, NY
    2014Kyrie IrvingCLEEastStarterNoNew Orleans ArenaNew Orleans, LA
    2013Chris PaulLACWestStarterNoToyota CenterHouston, TX
    2012Kevin DurantOKCWestStarterNoAmway CenterOrlando, FL
    2011Kobe BryantLALWestStarterNoStaples CenterLos Angeles, CA
    2010Dwyane WadeMIAEastStarterNoCowboys StadiumArlington, TX
    2009Shaquille O’NealPHOWestBenchYesUS Airways CenterPhoenix, AZ
    2009Kobe BryantLALWestStarterNoUS Airways CenterPhoenix, AZ
    2008LeBron JamesCLEEastStarterNoNew Orleans ArenaNew Orleans, LA
    2007Kobe BryantLALWestStarterNoThomas & Mack CenterLas Vegas, NV
    2006LeBron JamesCLEEastStarterNoToyota CenterHouston, TX
    2005Allen IversonPHIEastStarterYesPepsi CenterDenver, CO
    2004Shaquille O’NealLALWestBenchYesStaples CenterLos Angeles, CA
    2003Kevin GarnettMINWestStarterNoPhilips ArenaAtlanta, GA
    2002Kobe BryantLALWestStarterNoWachovia CenterPhiladelphia, PA
    2001Allen IversonPHIEastStarterYesMCI CenterWashington, DC
    2000Tim DuncanSAWestStarterNoThe ArenaOakland, CA
    2000Shaquille O'NealLALWestStarterNoThe ArenaOakland, CA
    1998Michael JordanCHIEastStarterYesMadison Square Garden IVNew York City, NY
    1997Glen RiceCHAEastBenchNoGund ArenaCleveland, OH
    1996Michael JordanCHIEastStarterYesAlamodomeSan Antonio, TX
    1995Mitch RichmondSACWestBenchNoAmerica West ArenaPhoenix, AZ
    1994Scottie PippenCHIEastStarterYesTarget CenterMinneapolis, MN
    1993John StocktonUTAWestStarterYesDelta CenterSalt Lake City, UT
    1993Karl MaloneUTAWestStarterYesDelta CenterSalt Lake City, UT
    1992Magic JohnsonLALWestStarterYesOrlando ArenaOrlando, FL
    1991Charles BarkleyPHIEastStarterYesCharlotte ColiseumCharlotte, NC
    1990Magic JohnsonLALWestStarterYesMiami ArenaMiami, FL
    1989Karl MaloneUTAWestStarterYesAstrodomeHouston, TX
    1988Michael JordanCHIEastStarterYesChicago StadiumChicago, IL
    1987Tom ChambersSEAWestStarterNoKingdomeSeattle, WA
    1986Isiah ThomasDETEastStarterYesReunion ArenaDallas, TX
    1985Ralph SampsonHOUWestStarterNoHoosier DomeIndianapolis, IN
    1984Isiah ThomasDETEastStarterYesMcNichols Sports ArenaDenver, CO
    1983Julius ErvingPHIEastStarterYesGreat Western ForumInglewood, CA
    1982Larry BirdBOSEastStarterYesMeadowlands ArenaEast Rutherford, NJ
    1981Nate ArchibaldBOSEastBenchYesThe ColiseumRichfield, OH
    1980George GervinSAWestStarterYesCapital CentreLandover, MD
    1979David ThompsonDENWestStarterYesSilverdomeDetroit, MI
    1978Randy SmithBUFEastBenchNoOmni StadiumAtlanta, GA
    1977Julius ErvingPHIEastStarterYesMilwaukee ArenaMilwaukee, WI
    1976Dave BingWASEastStarterYesSpectrumPhiladelphia, PA
    1975Walt FrazierNYEastStarterYesVeterans Memorial ColiseumPhoenix, AZ
    1974Bob LanierDETWestBenchYesSeattle Center ColiseumSeattle, WA
    1973Dave CowensBOSEastStarterYesChicago StadiumChicago, IL
    1972Jerry WestLALWestStarterYesLos Angeles ForumLos Angeles, CA
    1971Lenny WilkensSEAWestBenchYesSan Diego Sports ArenaSan Diego, CA
    1970Willis ReedNYEastStarterYesSpectrumPhiladelphia, PA
    1969Oscar RobertsonCINEastStarterYesBaltimore Civic CenterBaltimore, MD
    1968Hal GreerPHIEastBenchYesMadison Square Garden IVNew York City, NY
    1967Rick BarrySFWestStarterYesCow PalaceSan Francisco, CA
    1966Adrian SmithCINEastBenchNoCincinnati GardensCincinnati, OH
    1965Jerry LucasCINEastStarterYesKiel AuditoriumSt Louis, MO
    1964Oscar RobertsonCINEastStarterYesBoston GardenBoston, MA
    1963Bill RussellBOSEastStarterYesLos Angeles Sports ArenaLos Angeles, CA
    1962Bob PettitSTLWestStarterYesKiel AuditoriumSt Louis, MO
    1961Oscar RobertsonCINWestStarterYesOnondaga City War MemorialSyracuse, NY
    1960Wilt ChamberlainPHIEastStarterYesConvention HallPhiladelphia, PA
    1959Elgin BaylorMNLWestStarterYesOlympia StadiumDetroit, MI
    1959Bob PettitSTLWestStarterYesOlympia StadiumDetroit, MI
    1958Bob PettitSTLWestStarterYesKiel AuditoriumSt Louis, MO
    1957Bob CousyBOSEastStarterYesBoston GardenBoston, MA
    1956Bob PettitSTLWestBenchYesRochester War MemorialRochester, NY
    1955Bill SharmanBOSEastBenchYesMadison Square Garden IIINew York City, NY
    1954Bob CousyBOSEastStarterYesMadison Square Garden IIINew York City, NY
    1953George MikanMNLWestStarterYesMemorial ColiseumFt Wayne, IN
    1952Paul ArizinPHIEastStarterYesBoston GardenBoston, MA
    1951Ed MacauleyBOSEastStarterYesBoston GardenBoston, MA