Lakers History: Los Angeles Lakers Finals MVP Awards
Features the complete list and details about the Los Angeles Lakers players that won the NBA Finals MVP award, including Magic Johnson, Shaquille O'Neal, James Worthy, Jerry West and Abdul-Jabbar
Eight players have been selected Finals MVP in Lakers history. Two of them, Shaquille O'Neal and Magic Johnson won the award 3 times while Kobe Bryant did it twice, totalizing 12 Finals MVPs for the Lakers, the highest among NBA teams.
Los Angeles Lakers Finals MVP Awards:
|1968-1969||Jerry West *|
* Jerry West was the first NBA Finals MVP and is the only one that does not belong to the team that won championship (Boston Celtics)
George Mikan, the first NBA superstar, shone in the Lakers that got 5 titles in 6 years, but the MVP title he'd have deserved wasn't established yet.
related: complete list of NBA Finals MVPs