There are 8. MVP award. Rookie of the year award. Coach of the year. Defensive player of the year. Sixth man award. Most improved player. Sportsmanship award. J. Walter Kenedy Citizenship award.
The 1987 NBA finals MVP award went to Earvin "Magic" Johnson of the Los Angeles Lakers. It was his third MVP award, having won the first two in 1980 and 1982.
Kobe Bryant has 1 career MVP award.
Hakeem Olajuwon - 1994
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The NBA MVP gets a salary raise for every MVP award he receives.
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.
That would be Bob Pettit, the first winner of the NBA MVP award.
Kobe Bryant won the MVP award in the 2007-08 NBA season
At the end of the NBA's regular season.
NBA Finals MVP
That would be Allen Iverson. He lead his team to the NBA finals that year. Thus, he deserved to win.
Kobe Bryant won the 2008 MVP Award
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