At the end of the NBA's regular season.
Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry won the 2015 NBA regular season MVP.
Magic Johnson won three NBA regular season MVP awards (1986-87, 1988-89, 1989-90).
In the 1967-68 season Wilt Chamberlain was the regular season MVP. However, that season there was no Finals MVP, since the NBA only started giving out that award in 1969.
Wes Unseld of the Baltimore Bullets was both MVP and Rookie of the Year of the 1968-69 NBA season.
1 time NBA Regular Season MVP (2008)3 time NBA All Star Game MVP (2002, 2007 and 2009)
The MVP (Most Valuable Player) is an award handed out during the NBA playoffs. Many people around the league (analysts, commentators, etc.) are allowed to vote for who they believe is the NBA MVP for the regular season. This is different from the NBA Finals' MVP. As of the 2008-2009 season, LeBron James is the last winner of the MVP trophy.
The NBA didn't start giving out regular season MVP awards until the 1955-56 season (Bob Pettit) and they didn't start giving out Finals MVP awards until the 1969 NBA Finals (Jerry West).
Kobe Bryant was MVP during the 2007-2008 NBA Regular Season. He did not win any Finals MVP.
LBJ-2011-12 NBA Season
Considering that their are only 4 given out for the entire season (Rookie Challenge MVP, All-Star Game MVP, NBA MVP [for the season], and the NBA Finals MVP), the most prestigious would easily be the NBA MVP award.
One in regular season and two in the NBA Finals
He was awarded the NBA MVP Award in the 2007-2008 Regular Season.
Steve Nash of the Phoenix Suns.
the player with the most is kareem adbul-jabbar with 6 of them
it depends in an NBA Championship it is 1. but in regular season 3
www.NBA.com is the best place for everything nba basketball. They usually have a poll where you can vote for season mvp and Finals mvp.
Kobe Bryant won the MVP award in the 2007-08 NBA season
The MVP for the NBA 1986-87 season was Magic Johnson playing for the LA Lakers.