San Antonio Spurs
Won the NBA Championship for the fifth time, gaining revenge over Miami Heat who defeated them in 2013. The Spurs beat a Miami side, which included LeBron James, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade, three times in six days emphasising their superiority and winning the best-of-seven series 4-1. Kawhi Leonard was named MVP of the NBA Finals, averaging 17.8 points on 61% shooting. He was the third youngest player to win the award at 22 years and 351 days.
Nomination
Year
Result
2006
Nominee