NBA Finals MVPs

Willis Reed
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Willis Reed

1973, '70

In 1970, the Knicks' big man he averaged 23 points and 10.5 rebounds in a seven-game victory against the Lakers. He is best known for his dramatic return to the court in Game 7 after tearing his thigh muscle earlier in the series. Three years later, the Knicks took down the Lakers again, this time by a 4-1 count. Reed averaged 16.4 points and 9.2 rebounds.

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