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Past NBA Championship History, Game Results and MVP's

A complete list of the NBA Finals Champions along with the runner up and MVP's since the first NBA Championship held in 1947.





Year	Champion		Loser			Games	MVP            Semi-Finals Losers

2014    San Antonio Spurs       Miami Heat              4-1     Kawhi Leonard, Spurs      Indiana Pacers, Oklahoma City Thunder
2013	Miami Heat		San Antonio Spurs	4-3	LeBron James, Miami       Indiana Pacers, Memphis Grizzlies
2012    Miami Heat              Oklahoma City Thunder   4-1     LeBron James, Miami       Boston Celtics, San Antonio Spurs
2011	Dallas Mavericks	Miami Heat		4-2	Dirk Nowitzki, Dallas     Chicago Bulls, Oklahoma City Thunder
2010	Los Angeles Lakers	Boston Celtics		4-3	Kobe Bryant, LAL
2009	Los Angeles Lakers	Orlando Magic		4-1 	Kobe Bryant, LAL
2008	Boston Celtics		Los Angeles Lakers	4-2	Paul Pierce, Boston
2007	San Antonio Spurs	Cleveland Cavaliers	4-0	Tony Parker, San Antonio
2006	Miami Heat		Dallas Mavericks	4-2	Dwyane Wade, Miami				
2005	San Antonio Spurs	Detroit Pistons		4-1	Tim Duncan, San Antonio 
2004	Detroit Pistons		Los Angeles Lakers	4-1	Chauncey Billups, Detroit
2003	San Antonio Spurs	New Jersey Nets		4-2	Tim Duncan, San Antonio 
2002	Los Angeles Lakers	New Jersey Nets		4-0	Shaquille O'Neal, LAL
2001	Los Angeles Lakers	Philadelphia 76ers	4-1	Shaquille O'Neal, LAL
2000	Los Angeles Lakers	Indiana Pacers		4-2	Shaquille O'Neal, LAL
1999	San Antonio Spurs	New York Knicks		4-1	Tim Duncan, San Antonio 
1998	Chicago Bulls		Utah Jazz		4-2	Michael Jordan, Bulls
1997	Chicago Bulls		Utah Jazz		4-2	Michael Jordan, Bulls
1996	Chicago Bulls		Seattle SuperSonics	4-2	Michael Jordan, Bulls
1995	Houston Rockets		Orlando Magic		4-0	Hakeem Olajuwon, Houston
1994	Houston Rockets		New York Knicks		4-3	Hakeem Olajuwon, Houston
1993	Chicago Bulls		Phoenix Suns		4-2	Michael Jordan, Bulls
1992	Chicago Bulls		Portland Trail Blazers	4-2	Michael Jordan, Bulls
1991	Chicago Bulls		Los Angeles Lakers	4-1	Michael Jordan, Bulls
1990	Detroit Pistons		Portland Trail Blazers	4-1	Isiah Thomas, Detroit
1989	Detroit Pistons		Los Angeles Lakers	4-0	Joe Dumars, Detroit
1988	Los Angeles Lakers	Detroit Pistons		4-3	James Worthy, LAL 
1987	Los Angeles Lakers	Boston Celtics		4-2	Magic Johnson, LAL
1986	Boston Celtics		Houston Rockets		4-2	Larry Bird, Boston
1985	Los Angeles Lakers	Boston Celtics		4-2	Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, LAL 
1984	Boston Celtics		Los Angeles Lakers	4-3	Larry Bird, Boston
1983	Philadelphia 76ers	Los Angeles Lakers	4-0	Moses Malone, Phili
1982	Los Angeles Lakers	Philadelphia 76ers	4-2	Magic Johnson, LAL
1981	Boston Celtics		Houston Rockets		4-2	Cedric Maxwell, Boston
1980	Los Angeles Lakers	Philadelphia 76ers	4-2	Magic Johnson, LAL
1979	Seattle SuperSonics	Washington Bullets	4-1	Dennis Johnson, Seattle
1978	Washington Bullets	Seattle SuperSonics	4-3	Wes Unseld, Wash.
1977	Portland Trail Blazers	Philadelphia 76ers	4-2	Bill Walton, Portland
1976	Boston Celtics		Phoenix Suns		4-2	Jo Jo White, Boston
1975	Golden State Warriors	Washington Bullets	4-0	Rick Barry, G.S.
1974	Boston Celtics		Milwaukee Bucks		4-3	John Havlicek, Boston
1973	New York Knicks		Los Angeles Lakers	4-1	Willis Reed, Knicks
1972	Los Angeles Lakers	New York Knicks		4-1	Wilt Chamberlain, LAL
1971	Milwaukee Bucks		Baltimore Bullets	4-0	Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bucks
1970	New York Knicks		Los Angeles Lakers	4-3	Willis Reed, Knicks
1969	Boston Celtics		Los Angeles Lakers	4-3	Jerry West, LAL
1968	Boston Celtics		Los Angeles Lakers	4-2	
1967	Philadelphia 76ers	San Francisco Warriors	4-2	
1966	Boston Celtics		Los Angeles Lakers	4-3	
1965	Boston Celtics		Los Angeles Lakers	4-1	
1964	Boston Celtics		San Francisco Warriors	4-1	
1963	Boston Celtics		Los Angeles Lakers	4-2	
1962	Boston Celtics		Los Angeles Lakers	4-3	
1961	Boston Celtics		St. Louis Hawks		4-1	
1960	Boston Celtics		St. Louis Hawks		4-3	
1959	Boston Celtics		Minneapolis Lakers	4-0	
1958	St. Louis Hawks		Boston Celtics		4-2	
1957	Boston Celtics		St. Louis Hawks		4-3	
1956	Philadelphia Warriors	Fort Wayne Pistons	4-1	
1955	Syracuse Nationals	Fort Wayne Pistons	4-3	
1954	Minneapolis Lakers	Syracuse Nationals	4-3	
1953	Minneapolis Lakers	New York Knicks		4-1	
1952	Minneapolis Lakers	New York Knicks		4-3	
1951	Rochester Royals	New York Knicks		4-3	
1950	Minneapolis Lakers	Syracuse Nationals	4-2	
1949	Minneapolis Lakers	Washington Capitols	4-2	
1948	Baltimore Bullets	Philadelphia Warriors	4-2	
1947	Philadelphia Warriors	Chicago Stags		4-1	
Championship History NBA All-Time Rankings!!
Rankings are determined as: 5 points for 1st place finish (Championship Points), 3 points for 2nd place finish, 1 point each for the two teams that lost in the conference finals
Team		Champ Points	Other Points	Total Points	Previous Franchise Names
Los Angeles Lakers	80	54		134		Minneapolis Lakers
Boston Celtics		85	24		109	
Philadelphia 76ers	15	30		45		Syracuse Nationals
Detroit Pistons		15	21		36		Fort Wayne Pistons
New York Knicks		10	25		35	
Chicago Bulls		30	5		35	
San Antonio Spurs       25      10              35
Golden State Warriors   15	15		30		Philadelphia Warriors, San Francisco Warriors
Miami Heat              15      8               23
Atlanta	Hawks		5	17		22		St. Louis Hawks
Washington Wizards	10	10		20		Washington Bullets, Baltimore Bullets
Oklahoma City Thunder   5       14              19              Seattle SuperSonics
Houston Rockets		10	8		18	
Milwaukee Bucks		5	9		14	
Portland Trail Blazers	5	9		14	
Phoenix Suns			13		13	
Sacramento Kings	5	7		12		Cincinnati Royals, Kansas City Kings, Rochester Royals
Utah Jazz			10		10	
Dallas Mavericks	5	5		10
Indiana Pacers			10		10
Orlando Magic			8		8	
Cleveland Cavaliers		6		6	
Brooklyn Nets			6		6		New Jersey Nets	
Chicago Stags			3		3	
Denver Nuggets			3		3	
Washington Capitols		3		3	
Indianapolis Jets		1		1	
Minnesota Timberwolves		1		1
Memphis Grizzlies		1		1	

Franchises (as of 2011 active NBA franchises) that have NEVER made it to the conference finals or beyond:
Los Angeles Clippers		Founded: 1970	(previously Buffalo Braves, San Diego Clippers)
New Orleans Pelicans 		Founded: 1988	(previously New Orleans Hornets, Charlotte Hornets)
Toronto Raptors			Founded: 1995
Charlotte Bobcats		Founded: 2004

Good NBA Reference Links
NBA.com has NBA Finals History information for 2003 Spurs, 2002 Lakers and more from their All-Time Champions page.
NBA Finals page on Wikipedia has a great history of the NBA, including "The Boston Celtics Dynasty" and "The Chicago Bulls Dynasty".
The Sporting News has pretty good NBA playoffs articles.

 

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