National Basketball Association

Dive into NBA history! Explore every champion and relive iconic Finals matchups with detailed results.

NBA Champions

Los Angeles Lakers
Minneapolis/Los Angeles Lakers
1949, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1972, 1980, 1982, 1985, 1987, 1988, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2009, 2010, 2020

(17)

Boston Celtics
Boston Celtics
1957, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1974, 1976, 1981, 1984, 1986, 2008

(17)

Golden State Warriors
Philadelphia/San Francisco/Golden State Warriors
1947, 1956, 1975, 2015, 2017, 2018, 2022

(7)

Chicago Bulls
Chicago Bulls
1991, 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998

(6)

San Antonio Spurs
San Antonio Spurs
1999, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2014

(5)

Philadelphia 76ers
Syracuse Nationals/Philadelphia 76ers
1955, 1967, 1983

(3)

Detroit Pistons
Fort Wayne/Detroit Pistons
1989, 1990, 2004

(3)

Miami Heat
Miami Heat
2006, 2012, 2013

(3)

New York Knicks
New York Knicks
1970, 1973

(2)

Houston Rockets
Houston Rockets
1994, 1995

(2)

Milwaukee Bucks
Milwaukee Bucks
1971, 2021

(2)

Cleveland Cavaliers
Cleveland Cavaliers
2016

(1)

Atlanta Hawks
St. Louis/Atlanta Hawks
1958

(1)

Washington Bullets
Baltimore/Washington Bullets
1978

(1)

Oklahoma City Thunder
Seattle SuperSonics/Oklahoma City Thunder
1979

(1)

Portland Trail Blazers
Portland Trail Blazers
1977

(1)

Dallas Mavericks
Dallas Mavericks
2011

(1)

Baltimore Bullets
Baltimore Bullets
1948

(1)

Rochester Royals
Rochester Royals
1951

(1)

Toronto Raptors
Toronto Raptors
2019

(1)

Denver Nuggets
Denver Nuggets
2023

(1)

NBA Championships

2023

Denver Nuggets   4–1   Miami Heat  

MVP Award
Nikola Jokić 

2022

Golden State Warriors   4–2   Boston Celtics  

MVP Award
Stephen Curry 

2021

Phoenix Suns   2–4   Milwaukee Bucks  

MVP Award
Giannis Antetokounmpo 

2020

Los Angeles Lakers   4–2   Miami Heat  

MVP Award
LeBron James 

2019

Golden State Warriors   2–4   Toronto Raptors  

MVP Award
Kawhi Leonard 

2018

Golden State Warriors   4–0   Cleveland Cavaliers  

MVP Award
Kevin Durant 

2017

Golden State Warriors   4–1   Cleveland Cavaliers  

MVP Award
Kevin Durant 

2016

Golden State Warriors   3–4   Cleveland Cavaliers  

MVP Award
LeBron James 

2015

Golden State Warriors   4–2   Cleveland Cavaliers  

MVP Award
Andre Iguodala 

2014

San Antonio Spurs   4–1   Miami Heat  

MVP Award
Kawhi Leonard 

2013

San Antonio Spurs   3–4   Miami Heat  

MVP Award
LeBron James 

2012

Oklahoma City Thunder   1–4   Miami Heat  

MVP Award
LeBron James 

2011

Dallas Mavericks   4–2   Miami Heat  

MVP Award
Dirk Nowitzki 

2010

Los Angeles Lakers   4–3   Boston Celtics  

MVP Award
Kobe Bryant 

2009

Los Angeles Lakers   4–1   Orlando Magic  

MVP Award
Kobe Bryant 

2008

Los Angeles Lakers   2–4   Boston Celtics  

MVP Award
Paul Pierce 

2007

San Antonio Spurs   4–0   Cleveland Cavaliers  

MVP Award
Tony Parker 

2006

Dallas Mavericks   2–4   Miami Heat  

MVP Award
Dwyane Wade 

2005

San Antonio Spurs   4–3   Detroit Pistons  

MVP Award
Tim Duncan 

2004

Los Angeles Lakers   1–4   Detroit Pistons  

MVP Award
Chauncey Billups 

2003

San Antonio Spurs   4–2   New Jersey Nets  

MVP Award
Tim Duncan 

2002

Los Angeles Lakers   4–0   New Jersey Nets  

MVP Award
Shaquille O'Neal 

2001

Los Angeles Lakers   4–1   Philadelphia 76ers  

MVP Award
Shaquille O'Neal 

2000

Los Angeles Lakers   4–2   Indiana Pacers  

MVP Award
Shaquille O'Neal 

1999

San Antonio Spurs   4–1   New York Knicks  

MVP Award
Tim Duncan 

1998

Utah Jazz   2–4   Chicago Bulls  

MVP Award
Michael Jordan 

1997

Utah Jazz   2–4   Chicago Bulls  

MVP Award
Michael Jordan 

1996

Seattle SuperSonics   2–4   Chicago Bulls  

MVP Award
Michael Jordan 

1995

Houston Rockets   4–0   Orlando Magic  

MVP Award
Hakeem Olajuwon 

1994

Houston Rockets   4–3   New York Knicks  

MVP Award
Hakeem Olajuwon 

1993

Phoenix Suns   2–4   Chicago Bulls  

MVP Award
Michael Jordan 

1992

Portland Trail Blazers   2–4   Chicago Bulls  

MVP Award
Michael Jordan 

1991

Los Angeles Lakers   1–4   Chicago Bulls  

MVP Award
Michael Jordan 

1990

Portland Trail Blazers   1–4   Detroit Pistons  

MVP Award
Isiah Thomas 

1989

Los Angeles Lakers   0–4   Detroit Pistons  

MVP Award
Joe Dumars 

1988

Los Angeles Lakers   4–3   Detroit Pistons  

MVP Award
James Worthy 

1987

Los Angeles Lakers   4–2   Boston Celtics  

MVP Award
Magic Johnson 

1986

Houston Rockets   2–4   Boston Celtics  

MVP Award
Larry Bird 

1985

Los Angeles Lakers   4–2   Boston Celtics  

MVP Award
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 

1984

Los Angeles Lakers   3–4   Boston Celtics  

MVP Award
Larry Bird 

1983

Los Angeles Lakers   0–4   Philadelphia 76ers  

MVP Award
Moses Malone 

1982

Los Angeles Lakers   4–2   Philadelphia 76ers  

MVP Award
Magic Johnson 

1981

Houston Rockets   2–4   Boston Celtics  

MVP Award
Cedric Maxwell 

1980

Los Angeles Lakers   4–2   Philadelphia 76ers  

MVP Award
Magic Johnson 

1979

Seattle SuperSonics   4–1   Washington Bullets  

MVP Award
Dennis Johnson 

1978

Seattle SuperSonics   3–4   Washington Bullets  

MVP Award
Wes Unseld 

1977

Portland Trail Blazers   4–2   Philadelphia ers  

MVP Award
Bill Walton 

1976

Phoenix Suns   2–4   Boston Celtics  

MVP Award
Jo Jo White 

1975

Golden State Warriors   4–0   Washington Bullets  

MVP Award
Rick Barry 

1974

Milwaukee Bucks   3–4   Boston Celtics  

MVP Award
John Havlicek 

1973

Los Angeles Lakers   1–4   New York Knicks  

MVP Award
Willis Reed 

1972

Los Angeles Lakers   4–1   New York Knicks  

MVP Award
Wilt Chamberlain 

1971

Milwaukee Bucks   4–0   Baltimore Bullets  

MVP Award
Lew Alcindor 

1970

Los Angeles Lakers   3–4   New York Knicks  

MVP Award
Willis Reed 

1969

Los Angeles Lakers   3–4   Boston Celtics  

MVP Award
Jerry West 

1968

Los Angeles Lakers   2–4   Boston Celtics



1967

San Francisco Warriors   2–4   Philadelphia 76ers  

1966

Los Angeles Lakers   3–4   Boston Celtics  

1965

Los Angeles Lakers   1–4   Boston Celtics    

1964

San Francisco Warriors   1–4   Boston Celtics    

1963

Los Angeles Lakers   2–4   Boston Celtics    

1962

Los Angeles Lakers   3–4   Boston Celtics    

1961

St. Louis Hawks   1–4   Boston Celtics    

1960

St. Louis Hawks   3–4   Boston Celtics

1959

Minneapolis Lakers   0–4   Boston Celtics    

1958

St. Louis Hawks   4–2   Boston Celtics    

1957

St. Louis Hawks   3–4   Boston Celtics    

1956

Fort Wayne Pistons   1–4   Philadelphia Warriors    

1955

Fort Wayne Pistons   3–4   Syracuse Nationals    

1954

Minneapolis Lakers   4–3   Syracuse Nationals    

1953

Minneapolis Lakers   4–1   New York Knicks    

1952

Minneapolis Lakers   4–3   New York Knicks    

1951

Rochester Royals   4–3   New York Knicks 

1950

Minneapolis Lakers   4–2   Syracuse Nationals    

1949

Minneapolis Lakers   4–2   Washington Capitols    

1948

Baltimore Bullets   4–2   Philadelphia Warriors    

1947

Chicago Stags   1–4   Philadelphia Warriors