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1
Philadelphia Warriors
Versus: Chicago Stags 35–25
Season 1st
Year Won 1947
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 8–2
Finals Standings 4–1
Arena Philadelphia Arena
MVP N/A
Position N/A
2
Baltimore Bullets
Versus: Philadelphia Warriors 28–20
Season 2nd
Year Won 1948
Coference Western
Playoffs Record 9–3
Finals Standings 4–2
Arena Baltimore Coliseum
MVP N/A
Position N/A
3
Minneapolis Lakers
Versus: Washington Capitols  44–16
Season 3rd
Year Won 1949
Coference Western
Playoffs Record 8–2
Finals Standings 4–2
Arena St. Paul Auditorium
MVP N/A
Position N/A
4
Minneapolis Lakers
Versus: Syracuse Nationals 51–17
Season 4th
Year Won 1950
Coference Western
Playoffs Record 11–2
Finals Standings 4–2
Arena Minneapolis Auditorium
MVP N/A
Position N/A
5
Rochester Royals
Versus: New York Knicks 41–27
Season 5th
Year Won 1951
Coference Western
Playoffs Record 9–5
Finals Standings 4–3
Arena Edgerton Park Arena
MVP N/A
Position N/A
6
Minneapolis Lakers
Versus: New York Knicks 40–26
Season 6th
Year Won 1952
Coference Western
Playoffs Record 9–4
Finals Standings 4–3
Arena Minneapolis Auditorium
MVP N/A
Position N/A
7
Minneapolis Lakers
Versus: New York Knicks 48–22
Season 7th
Year Won 1953
Coference Western
Playoffs Record 9–3
Finals Standings 4–1
Arena 69th Regiment Armory
MVP N/A
Position N/A
8
Minneapolis Lakers
Versus: Syracuse Nationals 46–26
Season 8th
Year Won 1954
Coference Western
Playoffs Record 9–4
Finals Standings 4–3
Arena 69th Regiment Armory
MVP N/A
Position N/A
9
Syracuse Nationals
Versus: Fort Wayne Pistons 43–29
Season 9th
Year Won 1955
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 7–4
Finals Standings 4–3
Arena Minneapolis Auditorium
MVP N/A
Position N/A
10
Philadelphia Warriors
Versus: Fort Wayne Pistons 45–27
Season 10th
Year Won 1956
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 7–3
Finals Standings 4–1
Arena Philadelphia Civic Center
MVP N/A
Position N/A
11
Boston Celtics
Versus: St. Louis Hawks 44–28
Season 11th
Year Won 1957
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 7–3
Finals Standings 4–3
Arena Boston Garden
MVP N/A
Position N/A
12
St. Louis Hawks
Versus: Boston Celtics  41–31
Season 12th
Year Won 1958
Coference Western
Playoffs Record 8–3
Finals Standings 4–2
Arena Kiel Auditorium
MVP N/A
Position N/A
13
Boston Celtics
Versus: Minneapolis Lakers 52–20
Season 13th
Year Won 1959
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 8–3
Finals Standings 4–0
Arena Minneapolis Auditorium
MVP N/A
Position N/A
14
Boston Celtics
Versus: St. Louis Hawks 59–16
Season 14th
Year Won 1960
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 8–5
Finals Standings 4–3
Arena Boston Garden
MVP N/A
Position N/A
15
Boston Celtics
Versus: St. Louis Hawks 57–22
Season 15th
Year Won 1961
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 8–2
Finals Standings 4–1
Arena Boston Garden
MVP N/A
Position N/A
16
Boston Celtics
Versus: Los Angeles Lakers 60–20
Season 16th
Year Won 1962
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 8–6
Finals Standings 4–3
Arena Boston Garden
MVP N/A
Position N/A
17
Boston Celtics
Versus: Los Angeles Lakers 58–22
Season 17th
Year Won 1963
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 8–5
Finals Standings 4–2
Arena Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena
MVP N/A
Position N/A
18
Boston Celtics
Versus: San Francisco Warriors 59–21
Season 18th
Year Won 1964
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 8–2
Finals Standings 4–1
Arena Boston Garden
MVP N/A
Position N/A
19
Boston Celtics
Versus: Los Angeles Lakers 62–18
Season 19th
Year Won 1965
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 8–4
Finals Standings 4–1
Arena Boston Garden
MVP N/A
Position N/A
20
Boston Celtics
Versus: Los Angeles Lakers 54–26
Season 20th
Year Won 1966
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 11–6
Finals Standings 4–3
Arena Boston Garden
MVP N/A
Position N/A
21
Philadelphia 76ers
Versus: San Francisco Warriors 68–13
Season 21st
Year Won 1967
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 11–4
Finals Standings 4–2
Arena Cow Palace
MVP N/A
Position N/A
22
Boston Celtics
Versus: Los Angeles Lakers 54–28
Season 22nd
Year Won 1968
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 12–7
Finals Standings 4–2
Arena The Forum
MVP N/A
Position N/A
23
Boston Celtics
Versus: Los Angeles Lakers 48–34
Season 23rd
Year Won 1969
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 12–6
Finals Standings 4–3
Arena The Forum
MVP Jerry West
Position Guard
24
New York Knicks
Versus: Los Angeles Lakers 60–22
Season 24th
Year Won 1970
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 12–7
Finals Standings 4–3
Arena Madison Square Garden
MVP Willis Reed
Position Center / Forward
25
Milwaukee
Versus: 4–0 Eastern
Season 25th
Year Won 1971
Coference Bucks
Playoffs Record 66–16
Finals Standings 12–2
Arena Baltimore Bullets
MVP Baltimore Civic Center
Position Lew Alcindor Center
26
Los Angeles Lakers
Versus: New York Knicks 69–13
Season 26th
Year Won 1972
Coference Western
Playoffs Record 12–3
Finals Standings 4–1
Arena The Forum
MVP Wilt Chamberlain
Position Center
27
New York Knicks
Versus: Los Angeles Lakers 57–25
Season 27th
Year Won 1973
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 12–5
Finals Standings 4–1
Arena The Forum
MVP Willis Reed
Position Center / Forward
28
Boston Celtics
Versus: Milwaukee Bucks 56–26
Season 28th
Year Won 1974
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 12–6
Finals Standings 4–3
Arena Milwaukee Arena
MVP John Havlicek
Position Forward / Guard
29
Golden State Warriors
Versus: Washington Bullets 48–34
Season 29th
Year Won 1975
Coference Western
Playoffs Record 12–5
Finals Standings 4–0
Arena Capital Centre
MVP Rick Barry
Position Forward
30
Boston Celtics
Versus: Arizona Veterans 54–28
Season 30th
Year Won 1976
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 12–6
Finals Standings 4–2 Phoenix Suns
Arena Memorial Coliseum
MVP Jo Jo White
Position Guard
31
Portland Trail Blazers
Versus: Philadelphia 76ers 49–33
Season 31st
Year Won 1977
Coference Western
Playoffs Record 14–4
Finals Standings 4–2
Arena Memorial Coliseum
MVP Bill Walton
Position Center
32
Washington Bullets
Versus: Seattle SuperSonics 44–38
Season 32nd
Year Won 1978
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 14–7
Finals Standings 4–3
Arena Seattle Center Coliseum
MVP Wes Unseld
Position Center / Forward
33
Seattle SuperSonics
Versus: Washington Bullets 52–30
Season 33rd
Year Won 1979
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 12–5
Finals Standings 4–1
Arena Capital Centre
MVP Dennis Johnson
Position Guard
34
Los Angeles Lakers
Versus: Philadelphia 76ers 60–22
Season 34th
Year Won 1980
Coference Western
Playoffs Record 12–4
Finals Standings 4–2
Arena The Spectrum
MVP Magic Johnson
Position Guard
35
Boston Celtics
Versus: Houston Rockets 62–20
Season 35th
Year Won 1981
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 12–5
Finals Standings 4–2
Arena The Summit
MVP Cedric Maxwell
Position Forward
36
Philadelphia 76ers
Versus: Los Angeles Lakers 57–25
Season 36th
Year Won 1982
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 12–2
Finals Standings 4–2
Arena The Forum
MVP Magic Johnson
Position Guard
37
Philadelphia 76ers
Versus: Los Angeles Lakers 65–17
Season 37th
Year Won 1983
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 12–1
Finals Standings 4–0
Arena The Forum
MVP Moses Malone
Position Center
38
Boston Celtics
Versus: Los Angeles Lakers 62–20
Season 38th
Year Won 1984
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 15–8
Finals Standings 4–3
Arena Boston Garden
MVP Larry Bird
Position Forward
39
Los Angeles Lakers
Versus: Boston Celtics  62–20
Season 39th
Year Won 1985
Coference Western
Playoffs Record 15–4
Finals Standings 4–2
Arena Boston Garden
MVP Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Position Center
40
Boston Celtics
Versus: Houston Rockets 67–15
Season 40th
Year Won 1986
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 15–3
Finals Standings 4–2
Arena Boston Garden
MVP Larry Bird
Position Forward
41
Los Angeles Lakers
Versus: Boston Celtics  65–17
Season 41st
Year Won 1987
Coference Western
Playoffs Record 15–3
Finals Standings 4–2
Arena The Forum
MVP Magic Johnson
Position Guard
42
Los Angeles Lakers
Versus: Detroit Pistons 62–20
Season 42nd
Year Won 1988
Coference Western
Playoffs Record 15–9
Finals Standings 4–3
Arena The Forum
MVP James Worthy
Position Forward
43
Detroit Pistons
Versus: Los Angeles Lakers 63–19
Season 43rd
Year Won 1989
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 15–2
Finals Standings 4–0
Arena Great Western Forum
MVP Joe Dumars
Position Guard
44
Detroit Pistons
Versus: Portland Trail Blazers 59–23
Season 44th
Year Won 1990
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 15–5
Finals Standings 4–1
Arena Memorial Coliseum
MVP Isiah Thomas
Position Guard
45
Chicago Bulls
Versus: Los Angeles Lakers 61–21
Season 45th
Year Won 1991
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 15–2
Finals Standings 4–1
Arena Great Western Forum
MVP Michael Jordan
Position Guard
46
Chicago Bulls
Versus: Portland Trail Blazers 67–15
Season 46th
Year Won 1992
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 15–7
Finals Standings 4–2
Arena Chicago Stadium
MVP Michael Jordan
Position Guard
47
Chicago Bulls
Versus: Phoenix Suns 57–25
Season 47th
Year Won 1993
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 15–4
Finals Standings 4–2
Arena America West Arena
MVP Michael Jordan
Position Guard
48
Houston Rockets
Versus: New York Knicks 58–24
Season 48th
Year Won 1994
Coference Western
Playoffs Record 15–8
Finals Standings 4–3
Arena The Summit
MVP Hakeem Olajuwon
Position Center
49
Houston Rockets
Versus: Orlando Magic 47–35
Season 49th
Year Won 1995
Coference Western
Playoffs Record 15–7
Finals Standings 4–0
Arena The Summit
MVP Hakeem Olajuwon
Position Center
50
Chicago Bulls
Versus: Seattle SuperSonics 72–10
Season 50th
Year Won 1996
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 15–3
Finals Standings 4–2
Arena United Center
MVP Michael Jordan
Position Guard
51
Chicago Bulls
Versus: Utah Jazz 69–13
Season 51st
Year Won 1997
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 15–4
Finals Standings 4–2
Arena United Center
MVP Michael Jordan
Position Guard
52
Chicago Bulls
Versus: Utah Jazz 62–20
Season 52nd
Year Won 1998
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 15–6
Finals Standings 4–2
Arena Delta Center
MVP Michael Jordan
Position Guard
53
San Antonio Spurs
Versus: New York Knicks 37–13
Season 53rd
Year Won 1999
Coference Western
Playoffs Record 15–2
Finals Standings 4–1
Arena Madison Square Garden
MVP Tim Duncan
Position Forward / Center
54
Los Angeles Lakers
Versus: Indiana Pacers 67–15
Season 54th
Year Won 2000
Coference Western
Playoffs Record 15–8
Finals Standings 4–2
Arena Staples Center
MVP Shaquille O'Neal
Position Center
55
Los Angeles Lakers
Versus: Philadelphia 76ers 56–26
Season 55th
Year Won 2001
Coference Western
Playoffs Record 15–1
Finals Standings 4–1
Arena First Union Center
MVP Shaquille O'Neal
Position Center
56
Los Angeles Lakers
Versus: New Jersey Nets 58–24
Season 56th
Year Won 2002
Coference Western
Playoffs Record 15–4
Finals Standings 4–0
Arena Continental Airlines Arena
MVP Shaquille O'Neal
Position Center
57
San Antonio Spurs
Versus: New Jersey Nets 60–22
Season 57th
Year Won 2003
Coference Western
Playoffs Record 16–8
Finals Standings 4–2
Arena SBC Center
MVP Tim Duncan
Position Forward / Center
58
Los Angeles Lakers
Versus: Detroit Pistons 54–28
Season 58th
Year Won 2004
Coference Western
Playoffs Record 16–7
Finals Standings 4–1
Arena The Palace of Auburn Hills
MVP Chauncey Billups
Position Guard
59
San Antonio Spurs
Versus: Detroit Pistons 59–23
Season 59th
Year Won 2005
Coference Western
Playoffs Record 16–7
Finals Standings 4–3
Arena SBC Center
MVP Tim Duncan
Position Forward / Center
60
Miami Heat
Versus: Dallas Mavericks 52–30
Season 60th
Year Won 2006
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 16–7
Finals Standings 4–2
Arena American Airlines Center
MVP Dwyane Wade
Position Guard
61
San Antonio Spurs
Versus: Cleveland Cavaliers 58–24
Season 61st
Year Won 2007
Coference Western
Playoffs Record 16–4
Finals Standings 4–0
Arena Quicken Loans Arena
MVP Tony Parker
Position Guard
62
Boston Celtics
Versus: Los Angeles Lakers 66–16
Season 62nd
Year Won 2008
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 16–10
Finals Standings 4–2
Arena TD Banknorth Garden
MVP Paul Pierce
Position Forward
63
Los Angeles Lakers
Versus: Orlando Magic 65–17
Season 63rd
Year Won 2009
Coference Western
Playoffs Record 16–7
Finals Standings 4–1
Arena Amway Arena
MVP Kobe Bryant
Position Guard
64
Los Angeles Lakers
Versus: Boston Celtics  57–25
Season 64th
Year Won 2010
Coference Western
Playoffs Record 16–7
Finals Standings 4–3
Arena Staples Center
MVP Kobe Bryant
Position Guard
65
Dallas Mavericks
Versus: Miami Heat 57–25
Season 65th
Year Won 2011
Coference Western
Playoffs Record 16–5
Finals Standings 4–2
Arena American Airlines Arena
MVP Dirk Nowitzki
Position Forward
66
Miami Heat
Versus: Oklahoma City Thunder 46–20
Season 66th
Year Won 2012
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 16–7
Finals Standings 4–1
Arena American Airlines Arena
MVP LeBron James
Position Forward
67
Miami Heat
Versus: San Antonio Spurs  66–16
Season 67th
Year Won 2013
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 16–7
Finals Standings 4–3
Arena American Airlines Arena
MVP LeBron James
Position Forward
68
San Antonio Spurs
Versus: Miami Heat 62–20
Season 68th
Year Won 2014
Coference Western
Playoffs Record 16–7
Finals Standings 4–1
Arena AT&T Center
MVP Kawhi Leonard
Position Forward
69
Golden State Warriors
Versus: Cleveland Cavaliers 67–15
Season 69th
Year Won 2015
Coference Western
Playoffs Record 16–5
Finals Standings 4–2
Arena Quicken Loans Arena
MVP Andre Iguodala
Position Forward / Guard
70
Cleveland Cavaliers
Versus: Golden State Warriors 57–25
Season 70th
Year Won 2016
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 16–5
Finals Standings 4–3
Arena Oracle Arena
MVP LeBron James
Position Forward
71
Golden State Warriors
Versus: Cleveland Cavaliers 67–15
Season 71st
Year Won 2017
Coference Western
Playoffs Record 16–1
Finals Standings 4–1
Arena Oracle Arena
MVP Kevin Durant
Position Forward
72
Golden State Warriors
Versus: Cleveland Cavaliers 58–24
Season 72nd
Year Won 2018
Coference Western
Playoffs Record 16–5
Finals Standings 4–0
Arena Quicken Loans Arena
MVP Kevin Durant
Position Forward
73
Toronto Raptors
Versus: Golden State Warriors 58–24
Season 73rd
Year Won 2019
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 16–8
Finals Standings 4–2
Arena Oracle Arena
MVP Kawhi Leonard
Position Forward
74
Los Angeles Lakers
Versus: Miami Heat 52–19
Season 74th
Year Won 2020
Coference Western
Playoffs Record 16–5
Finals Standings 4–2
Arena The Arena
MVP LeBron James
Position Forward
75
Milwaukee Bucks
Versus: Phoenix Suns 46–26
Season 75th
Year Won 2021
Coference Eastern
Playoffs Record 16–7
Finals Standings 4–2
Arena Fiserv Forum
MVP Giannis Antetokounmpo
Position Forward
76
Golden State Warriors
Versus: Boston Celtics  53–29
Season 76th
Year Won 2022
Coference Western
Playoffs Record 16–6
Finals Standings 4–2
Arena TD Garden
MVP Stephen Curry
Position Guard