2022 NBA All-Star Game: List of every All-Star Game MVP winner (2023)

The NBA All-Star Game is an annual showcase of some of basketball's biggest stars as selected by their peers, the fans, members of the media and each of the league's head coaches.

Once all of the NBA's most talented players take the floor together in the World's Greatest Pickup Game, greatness is bound to happen.

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As you would expect, the all-time list of All-Star Game MVP winners is full of Hall of Famers or Hall of Famers-to-be.

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NBA All-Star Game MVP Award Winners

Year Player Team Stats
2022Stephen CurryGolden State Warriors50 PTS, 16 3PM, 5 REBS, 2 ASTS, 2 BLKS
2021Giannis AntetokounmpoMilwaukee Bucks35 PTS (16-16 FGs), 7 REB, 3 AST
2020Kawhi LeonardLA Clippers30 PTS, 7 REB, 4 AST, 2 STL
2019Kevin DurantGolden State Warriors31 PTS, 7 REB, 2 AST
2018LeBron JamesCleveland Cavaliers29 PTS, 10 REB, 8 AST
2017Anthony DavisNew Orleans Pelicans52 PTS, 10 REB
2016Russell WestbrookOklahoma City Thunder31 PTS, 8 REB, 5 AST, 5 STL
2015Russell WestbrookOklahoma City Thunder41 PTS, 5 REB, 3 STL, 1 AST
2014Kyrie IrvingCleveland Cavaliers31 PTS, 14 AST, 5 REB
2013Chris PaulLA Clippers20 PTS, 15 AST, 4 STL
2012Kevin DurantOklahoma City Thunder36 PTS, 7 REB, 3 AST, 3 STL
2011Kobe BryantLos Angeles Lakers37 PTS, 14 REB, 3 AST, 3 STL
2010Dwyane WadeMiami Heat28 PTS, 11 AST, 6 REB, 5 STL
2009Shaquille O'Neal (Co-MVP)Phoenix Suns17 PTS, 5 REB, 3 AST
2009Kobe Bryant (Co-MVP)Los Angeles Lakers27 PTS, 4 REB, 4 AST, 4 STL
2008LeBron JamesCleveland Cavaliers27 PTS, 9 AST, 8 REB, 2 STL, 2 BLK
2007Kobe BryantLos Angeles Lakers31 PTS, 6 AST, 6 STL, 5 REB
2006LeBron JamesCleveland Cavaliers29 PTS, 6 REB, 2 AST, 2 STL
2005Allen IversonPhiladelphia 76ers15 PTS, 10 AST, 5 STL, 4 REB
2004Shaquille O'NealLos Angeles Lakers24 PTS, 11 REB, 2 STL, 2 BLK
2003Kevin GarnettMinnesota Timberwolves37 PTS, 9 REB, 5 STL, 3 AST
2002Kobe BryantLos Angeles Lakers31 PTS, 5 REB, 5 AST
2001Allen IversonPhiladelphia 76ers25 PTS, 5 AST, 4 STL
2000Shaquille O'Neal (Co-MVP)Los Angeles Lakers22 PTS, 9 REB, 3 AST, 3 BLK
2000Tim Duncan (Co-MVP)San Antonio Spurs24 PTS, 14 REB, 4 AST
1999No game was played
1998Michael JordanChicago Bulls23 PTS, 8 AST, 6 REB, 3 STL
1997Glen RiceCharlotte Hornets26 PTS, 2 STL
1996Michael JordanChicago Bulls20 PTS, 4 REB
1995Mitch RichmondSacramento Kings23 PTS, 4 REB, 2 AST
1994Scottie PippenChicago Bulls29 PTS, 11 REB, 4 STL
1993Karl Malone (Co-MVP)Utah Jazz28 PTS, 10 REB, 2 BLK
1993John Stockton (Co-MVP)Utah Jazz9 PTS, 15 AST, 6 REB, 2 STL
1992Magic JohnsonLos Angeles Lakers25 PTS, 9 AST, 5 REB, 2 STL
1991Charles BarkleyPhiladelphia 76ers17 PTS, 22 REB, 4 AST
1990Magic JohnsonLos Angeles Lakers22 PTS, 6 REB, 4 AST
1989Karl MaloneUtah Jazz28 PTS, 9 REB, 3 AST
1988Michael JordanChicago Bulls40 PTS, 8 REB, 4 STL, 4 BLK, 3 AST
1987Tom ChambersSeattle SuperSonics34 PTS, 4 REB, 4 STL
1986Isiah ThomasDetroit Pistons30 PTS, 10 AST, 5 STL
1985Ralph SampsonHouston Rockets24 PTS, 10 REB
1984Isiah ThomasDetroit Pistons21 PTS, 15 AST, 5 REB, 4 STL
1983Julius ErvingPhiladelphia 76ers25 PTS, 6 REB, 3 AST, 2 BLK
1982Larry BirdBoston Celtics19 PTS, 12 REB, 5 AST
1981Tiny ArchibaldBoston Celtics9 PTS, 9 AST, 5 REB, 3 STL
1980George GervinSan Antonio Spurs34 PTS, 10 REB, 3 AST, 3 STL
1979David ThompsonDenver Nuggets25 PTS, 5 REB
1978Randy SmithBuffalo Braves27 PTS, 7 REB, 6 AST, 2 STL
1977Julius ErvingPhiladelphia 76ers30 PTS, 12 REB, 4 STL
1976Dave BingWashington Bullets16 PTS, 4 AST, 3 REB
1975Walt FrazierNew York Knicks30 PTS, 5 REB, 4 STL
1974Bob LanierDetroit Pistons24 PTS, 10 REB
1973Dave CowensBoston Celtics15 PTS, 13 REB
1972Jerry WestLos Angeles Lakers13 PTS, 6 REB, 5 AST
1971Lenny WilkensSeattle SuperSonics21 PTS
1970Willis ReedNew York Knicks21 PTS, 11 REB
1969Oscar RobertsonCincinnati Royals24 PTS, 6 REB, 5 AST
1968Hal GreerPhiladelphia 76ers21 PTS, 3 REB, 3 AST
1967Rick BarrySan Francisco Warriors38 PTS, 6 REB, 3 AST
1966Adrian SmithCincinnati Royals24 PTS, 8 REB, 3 AST
1965Jerry LucasCincinnati Royals25 PTS, 10 REB
1964Oscar RobertsonCincinnati Royals26 PTS, 14 REB, 8 AST
1963Bill RussellBoston Celtics19 PTS, 24 REB, 5 AST
1962Bob PettitSt. Louis Hawks25 PTS, 27 REB
1961Oscar RobertsonCincinnati Royals23 PTS, 14 AST, 9 REB
1960Wilt ChamberlainPhiladelphia Warriors23 PTS, 25 REB
1959Elgin Baylor (Co-MVP)Minneapolis Lakers24 PTS, 11 REB
1959Bob Pettit (Co-MVP)St. Louis Hawks25 PTS, 16 REB, 5 AST
1958Bob PettitSt. Louis Hawks28 PTS, 26 REB
1957Bob CousyBoston Celtics10 PTS, 7 AST, 5 REB
1956Bob PettitSt. Louis Hawks20 PTS, 24 REB, 7 AST
1955Bill SharmanBoston Celtics15 PTS, 4 REB
1954Bob CousyBoston Celtics20 PTS, 11 REB, 4 AST
1953George MikanMinneapolis Lakers22 PTS 16 REB, 2 AST
1952Paul ArizinPhiladelphia Warriors26 PTS, 6 REB
1951Ed MacauleyBoston Celtics20 PTS, 6 REB

Who has won the most All-Star Game MVP Awards?

Bob Pettit (1956, 1958, 1959 1962) and Kobe Bryant (2002, 2007, 2009, 2011) have both won NBA All-Star Game MVP a record four times. Pettit and Bryant are two of 14players to have won the award more than once.

How many times have there been Co-MVPs?

There havebeen Co-MVPs at the NBA All-Star Game on four different occasions (1959, 1993, 2000, 2009). In the most recent occurrence, Lakers guard Kobe Bryant and Suns center Shaquille O'Neal shared the honor in 2009.

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Who arethe youngest and oldest winners?

LeBron James (21 years and51 days)became the youngest player to win All-Star Game MVP in 2006 while Shaquille O'Neal (36 years and 346 days) became the oldest player to win the award in 2009.

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FAQs

Who won All-Star Game MVP 2022? ›

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Who has the most All-Star Game MVP? ›

#1 Kobe Bryant - 4

Bryant won his first All-Star MVP trophy in the year 2002 when he scored 31 points and wrote Mamba Mentality all over the exhibition game. His next one came in 2007, when he managed to pass the ball six times (as well as drop 31 points and record six steals).

Did Curry get MVP? ›

Golden State's legendary point guard finally adds the 1 piece of hardware missing from his trophy collection.

Who is the youngest player to win All-Star MVP? ›

LeBron James was the youngest player to ever win the award at 21 years and 51 days old and is the all-time leader in points scored in NBA All-Star Game history.

Has there ever been an MVP that didn't make the All-Star Game? ›

Don Newcombe won the first-ever Cy Young Award in 1956, as well as the 1956 AL MVP, but was not selected to the league's All-Star team. Newcombe put up an absurd season, totaling 27 wins and just seven losses, with a 3.06 ERA.

Who is the youngest MVP in NBA history? ›

On this day 11 years ago, Derrick Rose became the youngest player to win the MVP award in NBA history at just 22-years-old. During his MVP campaign, Rose averaged 25.0 points, 4.1 rebounds, and 7.7 assists per game in 81 games for the Chicago Bulls, helping lead them to a league-best 62-20 record and the No.

Did Steph Curry get MVP all-star game? ›

Stephen Curry wins All-Star MVP award with record-breaking performance to add another note to his incredible legacy.

Has a rookie ever won All-Star MVP? ›

3 players achieved MVP honors as rookies playing the All-Star Game, curiously in three consecutive editions: Elgin Baylor, Wilt Chamberlain and Oscar Robertson.

How many Mvps did MJ get? ›

Michael Jordan won the award five times in his career. Hakeem Olajuwon (right) is one of three players to win the NBA MVP and the NBA Defensive Player of the Year Award in the same season. LeBron James is a four-time NBA MVP.

How many 3s has Curry made? ›

All-Time Leaderboard: 3-Pointers Made
PLAYER3PMGAMES
1. Stephen Curry2,977789
2. Ray Allen2,9731,300
3. Reggie Miller2,5601,389
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Is Steph top 10 all time? ›

“He's a top 10 all-time player.” The Warriors play style and system all stemmed from the greatness of Steph Curry.

Who has won Finals MVP unanimously? ›

LeBron James has won the award four times in his career, and Magic Johnson, Shaquille O'Neal, and Tim Duncan won three times each.
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AwardsTeamsYears
13Los Angeles Lakers1969, 1972, 1980, 1982, 1985, 1987, 1988, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2009, 2010, 2020
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Has any 6th Man won MVP? ›

Bill Walton, Boston Celtics

The second and last Hall of Famer on this list, Bill Walton is the only player in NBA history to win an NBA Finals MVP, regular-season MVP and a Sixth Man award in his career.

Who is the shortest person to win MVP? ›

At 6 feet and 165 pounds, Iverson is the shortest and lightest player to win the MVP award. He had 93 first-place votes out of a possible 124, to 18 for Duncan. Iverson is the first Sixer to win the award since Moses Malone in 1982-83, the last year Philadelphia won a championship.

How old is the oldest MVP? ›

Karl Malone is the oldest MVP in a season. He was 35 years old in 1998-99.

Has a rookie ever made the All-Star Game? ›

The number of rookie players in the All-Star Game has dwindled drastically over the years. The last rookie to be voted an All-Star was Blake Griffin in 2011 with the Los Angeles Clippers as there have only been 10 rookies to make the game since 1985.

Has any NBA player won MVP without the playoffs? ›

Finally, it should be mentioned that there has been one MVP who didn't even reach the postseason. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar claimed the award in his first season with the Lakers, but Los Angeles missed the 1976 playoffs after finishing with a losing 40-42 record.

Has an MVP never made the Hall of Fame? ›

Those not in the Hall of Fame include three MVP winners who did not even make the ballot: Jim Konstanty, Al Rosen and Zoilo Versalles. Konstanty was a pitcher who won NL MVP in 1950 when he appeared in 74 games, all in relief, with a 2.66 ERA.

Has a rookie NBA player won MVP? ›

1. Wilt Chamberlain, NBA Center, 1959-60. Rookie of the Year, first-team All-NBA, MVP.

Who is the oldest player to win NBA Finals MVP? ›

At 38 years and 54 days old, Abdul-Jabbar was named Finals MVP, the oldest in NBA history. He also claimed the honor in 1971 at age 24.

Why didn t Embiid win MVP? ›

The argument for Jokic winning MVP was mostly that advanced stats say he's better than Embiid (though Embiid wasn't too far behind in several categories). Sixers beat writer Keith Pompey summed up the argument for Embiid as MVP perfectly.

Who won the most valuable player in All-Star Game this year? ›

Giancarlo Stanton (+1500) wins All-Star Game MVP in 2022. The Yankees DH was able to beat out Byron Buxton, who also homered, for ASG MVP.

How many All-Star MVP Curry are there? ›

Holding numerous records related to three-point shooting, Curry has played thirteen seasons in the NBA, where he is a eight-time All-Star, two-time Most Valuable Player, All-Star Game MVP, Finals MVP and a four-time NBA champion with the Warriors in 2015, 2017, 2018, and 2022.

Has a bench player ever been an NBA All Star? ›

The last bench player (or sixth man) to make an NBA All-Star appearance was Kobe Bryant in 1998 thanks to his popularity and the perpetual head-scratching fan vote.

Has anyone ever won Rookie of the Year and MVP in the same year? ›

Only two players have been named Rookie of the Year and MVP in the same year; Fred Lynn in 1975 and Ichiro Suzuki in 2001, both in the American League.

Has anyone ever won Rookie of the Year and MVP in the same year in the MLB? ›

Fred Lynn and Ichiro Suzuki are the only two players who have been named Rookie of the Year and Most Valuable Player in the same year, and Fernando Valenzuela is the only player to have won Rookie of the Year and the Cy Young Award in the same year.

Who is better LeBron or Jordan? ›

Jordan is superior in the scoring department, but James grabs rebounds and dishes out assists at a higher rate. While both players are known for tenacious defense on the wing, Jordan finished first in the league in steals three times in his career. James has not yet claimed a steals title.

Who has the most NBA MVPs in a row? ›

However, only three have successfully achieved the MVP three-peat:
  • Bill Russell: 1960-63.
  • Wilt Chamberlain: 1965-68.
  • Larry Bird: 1983-86.
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Who has more MVPs Kobe or Jordan? ›

3. MVP Awards. As strange as it may seem, Kobe Bryant has won only one MVP award (2008). Conversely, Jordan took home the award five times (1988, 1991, 1996, 1996 and 1998).

Who is MVP 2022 Finals MVP? ›

2022 NBA Finals: Stephen Curry wins his first Finals MVP award after leading Golden State to title. Stephen Curry is the 2022 Bill Russell NBA Finals MVP winner after leading the Golden State Warriors to their fourth championship in eight years.

Did Steph Curry get MVP all star game? ›

Stephen Curry wins All-Star MVP award with record-breaking performance to add another note to his incredible legacy.

Who is most likely to win the NBA MVP 2022? ›

2022-23 NBA MVP betting favorites
  • Giannis Antetokounmpo ( +600) Giannis is also a two-time MVP, winning in consecutive seasons a couple of years back. ...
  • Luka Doncic ( +270) ...
  • Joel Embiid ( +1600) ...
  • Nikola Jokic ( +260) ...
  • Jayson Tatum ( +500) ...
  • Ja Morant ( +3000) ...
  • Stephen Curry ( +6000)

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