Winners

YEAR; RESULT; MOST VALUABLE PLAYER

1946-47; Philadelphia Warriors d. Chicago Stags, 4-1

1947-48; Baltimore Bullets d. Philadelphia Warriors, 4-2

1948-49; Minneapolis Lakers d. Washington Capitols, 4-2

1949-50; Minneapolis Lakers d. Syracuse Nationals, 4-2

1950-51; Rochester Royals d. New York Knicks, 4-3

1951-52; Minneapolis Lakers d. New York Knicks, 4-3

1952-53; Minneapolis Lakers d. New York Knicks, 4-1

1953-54; Minneapolis Lakers d. Syracuse Nationals, 4-3

1954-55; Syracuse Nationals d. Fort Wayne Pistons, 4-3

1955-56; Philadelphia Warriors d. Fort Wayne Pistons, 4-1

1956-57; Boston Celtics d. St. Louis Hawks, 4-3

1957-58; St. Louis Hawks d. Boston Celtics, 4-2

1958-59; Boston Celtics d. Minneapolis Lakers, 4-0

1959-60; Boston Celtics d. St. Louis Hawks, 4-3

1960-61; Boston Celtics d. St. Louis Hawks, 4-1

1961-62; Boston Celtics d. LAKERS, 4-3

1962-63; Boston Celtics d. LAKERS, 4-2

1963-64; Boston Celtics d. San Francisco Warriors, 4-1

1964-65; Boston Celtics d. LAKERS, 4-1

1965-66; Boston Celtics d. LAKERS, 4-3

1966-67; Philadelphia 76ers d. San Francisco Warriors, 4-2

1967-68; Boston Celtics d. LAKERS, 4-2

1968-69; Boston Celtics d. LAKERS, 4-3; Jerry West, LAKERS

1969-70; New York Knicks d. LAKERS, 4-3; Willis Reed, New York

1970-71; Milwaukee Bucks d. Baltimore Bullets, 4-0; Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Milwaukee

1971-72; LAKERS d. New York Knicks, 4-1; Wilt Chamberlain, LAKERS

1972-73; New York Knicks d. LAKERS, 4-1; Willis Reed, New York

1973-74; Boston Celtics d. Milwaukee Bucks, 4-3; John Havlicek, Boston

1974-75; Golden State Warriors d. Washington Bullets, 4-0; Rick Barry, Golden State

1975-76; Boston Celtics d. Phoenix Suns, 4-2; Jo Jo White, Boston

1976-77; Portland Trail Blazers d. Philadelphia 76ers, 4-2; Bill Walton, Portland

1977-78; Washington Bullets d. Seattle SuperSonics, 4-3; Wes Unseld, Washington

1978-79; Seattle SuperSonics d. Washington Bullets, 4-1; Dennis Johnson, Seattle

1979-80; LAKERS d. Philadelphia 76ers, 4-2; Magic Johnson, LAKERS

1980-81; Boston Celtics d. Houston Rockets, 4-2; Cedric Maxwell, Boston

1981-82; LAKERS d. Philadelphia 76ers, 4-2; Magic Johnson, LAKERS

1982-83; Philadelphia 76ers d. LAKERS, 4-0; Moses Malone, Philadelphia

1983-84; Boston Celtics d. LAKERS, 4-3; Larry Bird, Boston

1984-85; LAKERS d. Boston Celtics, 4-2; Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, LAKERS

1985-86; Boston Celtics d. Houston Rockets, 4-2; Larry Bird, Boston

1986-87; LAKERS d. Boston Celtics, 4-2; Magic Johnson, LAKERS

1987-88; LAKERS d. Detroit Pistons, 4-3; James Worthy, LAKERS

1988-89; Detroit Pistons d. LAKERS, 4-0; Joe Dumars, Detroit

1989-90; Detroit Pistons d. Portland Trail Blazers, 4-1; Isiah Thomas, Detroit

1990-91; Chicago Bulls d. LAKERS, 4-1; Michael Jordan, Chicago

1991-92; Chicago Bulls d. Portland Trail Blazers, 4-2; Michael Jordan, Chicago

1992-93; Chicago Bulls d. Phoenix Suns 4-2; Michael Jordan, Chicago

1993-94; Houston Rockets d. New York Knicks, 4-3; Hakeem Olajuwon, Houston

1994-95; Houston Rockets d. Orlando Magic, 4-0; Hakeem Olajuwon, Houston

1995-96; Chicago Bulls d. Seattle SuperSonics, 4-2; Michael Jordan, Chicago

1996-97; Chicago Bulls d. Utah Jazz, 4-2; Michael Jordan, Chicago

1997-98; Chicago Bulls d. Utah Jazz, 4-2; Michael Jordan, Chicago

1999; San Antonio Spurs d. New York Knicks, 4-1; Tim Duncan, San Antonio

1999-00; LAKERS d. Indiana Pacers, 4-2; Shaquille O'Neal, LAKERS

2000-01; LAKERS d. Philadelphia 76ers, 4-1; Shaquille O'Neal, LAKERS

TITLES BY FRANCHISE

With season of last title:

16--Boston Celtics, 1985-86

13--Minneapolis-L.A. Lakers, 2000-01

6--Chicago Bulls, 1997-98

3--Philadelphia-G.S. Warriors, 1974-75

3--Syracuse Nats-Phil. 76ers, 1982-83

2--Detroit Pistons, 1989-90

2--New York Knicks, 1972-73

2--Houston Rockets, 1994-95

1--Baltimore Bullets, 1947-48

1--Milwaukee Bucks, 1970-71

1--Portland Trail Blazers, 1976-77

1--Rochester Royals-Sac. Kings, 1950-51

1--St. Louis-Atlanta Hawks, 1957-58

1--Seattle SuperSonics, 1978-79

1--Washington Bullets, 1977-78

1--San Antonio Spurs, 1999

MOST NBA TITLES FOR A COACH

9--Red Auerbach: (1956-57, 1958-59, 1959-60, 1960-61, 1961-62, 1962-63, 1963-64, 1964-65, 1965-66)

8--Phil Jackson: (1990-91, 1991-92, 1992-93, 1995-96, 1996-97, 1997-98, 1999-2000, 2000-01)

5--John Kundla: (1948-49, 1949-50, 1951-52, 1952-53, 1953-54)

4--Pat Riley: (1981-82, 1984-85, 1986-87, 1987-88)

2--Alex Hannum: (1957-58, 1966-67)

2--Bill Russell: (1967-68, 1968-69)

2--Red Holzman: (1969-70, 1972-73)

2--Tom Heinsohn: (1973-74, 1975-76)

2--K.C. Jones: (1983-84, 1985-86)

2--Chuck Daly: (1988-89, 1989-90)

2--Rudy Tomjanovich: (1993-94, 1994-95)

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