Russell and james are the only players to have won the award four times in five seasons. Lebron james is used to delivering historic performances on the finals stage.
James is now the first player in nba mlb nfl and nhl history to win the finals mvp with three different teams having also received the honour with the cleveland cavaliers and miami heat.
Lebron james mvp wins. James has said he doesn t play to win mvp but when milwaukee s giannis antetokounmpo won his second consecutive mvp in september james was unhappy with the voting. What he did in game 6 of the 2020 finals though puts him in a category all by himself. Lebron james is your 2020 nba finals mvp winning the vote unanimously over teammate anthony davis as their los angeles lakers defeated the miami heat 106 93 to clinch their 17th nba championship.
James was named finals mvp. We ve tried for too long to put other players in his class and if voter fatigue works. Both bill russell and michael jordan won the award five times while wilt chamberlain and lebron james won the award four times.
He finished second but with. James was named the 2020 nba finals mvp for leading the los angeles lakers to their first championship in a decade and winning the fourth title of his career with a 106 93 victory over the miami. Lebron hasn t won an mvp since 2013 and i think that s going to play a big factor this season.
Lebron james accepts the 2008 2009 nba mvp award from commissioner david stern.