Found June 05, 2013 on Midwest Sports Fans:
The 2013 NBA Finals feature four players who have been named MVP of the NBA Finals, now known as the Bill Russell NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award: Tim Duncan (1999, 2003, 2005) Dwyane Wade (2006) Tony Parker (2007) LeBron James (2012) Tim Duncan and LeBron James are two of four former Finals MVPs in this year’s Finals. Twice before there have been five. (Photo from Getty Images, US Presswire) While this is remarkable, it is not unprecedented. There have been two NBA Finals that featured five former Finals MVPs. Name the years in which these Finals were played and the five Finals MVPs in each series. (Hint: Four players will appear on both lists.) Click “Continue” to see the answer. The post NBA Finals Trivia: Which Finals featured 5 former Finals MVPs? appeared first on Midwest Sports Fans.

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