List of the most NBA All-Star Game MVP award winners

List of the most NBA All-Star Game MVP award winners

The award has been renamed the NBA All-Star Game Kobe Bryant Most Valuable Player award since 2020 in recognition of the four-time champion [Kobe Bryant]. After the game, a group of media representatives vote on the winner. 25% of the results come from fan voting. The player or players with the most votes are the winners.

The award has had 14 multiple winners since it was established, but who has earned the most NBA All-Star Game MVP awards?

The most NBA All-Star Game MVP awards have been won by Kobe Bryant and Bob Pettit. They are the only two players who have received four MVP awards for the All-Star Game.

With three awards, LeBron James is getting close to Bryant and Pettit’s record. The 38-year-old shares a three-time trophy with Michael Jordan, Shaquille O’Neal, and Oscar Robertson.

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Eight players—Kevin Durant, Russell Westbrook, Allen Iverson, Magic Johnson, Karl Malone, Julius Irving, Isiah Thomas, and Bob Cousy—have received the honour twice.

Most All-Star Game MVP awards
Rank Player All-Star MVP awards
1 Kobe Bryant 4
Bob Pettit 4
3 LeBron James 3
Michael Jordan 3
Shaquille O’Neal 3
Oscar Robertson 3
7 Kevin Durant 2
Russell Westbrook 2
Allen Iverson 2
Magic Johnson 2
Karl Malone 2
Julius Erving 2
Isiah Thomas 2
Bob Cousy 2

Warriors sharpshooter Stephen Curry, who received his first prize at the competition last year, is the most recent winner going into Sunday’s competition.

The All-Star Celebrity Game and Rising Stars Challenge marked the beginning of NBA All-Star Weekend on Friday. The All-Star Game will be played on Sunday after the Saturday skills competitions.

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Friday, Feb. 17

Event Time (ET) TV channel
NBA All-Star Celebrity Game 7 p.m. ESPN
Rising Stars Challenge 9 p.m. TNT

Saturday, Feb. 18

Event Time (ET) TV channel
NBA All-Star Practice 1 p.m. NBA TV
NBA x HBCU Classic 4 p.m. ESPN2, NBA TV, TNT
All-Star Saturday Night
(Skills Challenge, 3-Point Contest, Slam Dunk Contest)
8 p.m. TNT

Sunday, Feb. 19

Event Time (ET) TV channel
NBA Legends Awards 1 p.m. NBA TV & NBA App
NBA G League Next Up Game 3 p.m. NBA TV
NBA All-Star Draft 7:30 p.m. TNT
NBA All-Star Game 8:30 p.m. TNT