FIBA Basketball World Cup Most Valuable Player

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The FIBA Basketball World Cup Most Valuable Player is an award, that is given by FIBA, to the Most Valuable Player of the FIBA Basketball World Cup. The inaugural award was handed out in 1950, to Oscar Furlong.


Oscar Furlong won the inaugural award in 1950
Denotes player whose team won that years tournament
Denotes player inducted into the FIBA Hall of Fame
Denotes player who is still active
Player (X) Denotes the number of times the player had been named MVP at that time
Team (X) Denotes the number of times a player from this team had won at that time
Year Player Position Team Ref.
1950 Oscar Furlong Center  Argentina [1]
1954 Kirby Minter Forward  United States [1]
1959 Amaury Pasos Forward  Brazil [1]
1963 Wlamir Marques Forward  Brazil (2) [1]
1967 Ivo Daneu Guard  Yugoslavia [1]
1970 Sergei Belov Guard  Soviet Union [1]
1974 Dragan Kićanović Guard  Yugoslavia (2) [1]
1978 Dražen Dalipagić Forward  Yugoslavia (3) [1]
1982 Rolando Frazer Forward  Panama [1]
1986 Dražen Petrović Guard  Yugoslavia (4) [1]
1990 Toni Kukoč Forward  Yugoslavia (5) [1]
1994 Shaquille O'Neal Center  United States (2) [1]
1998 Dejan Bodiroga Forward Serbia and Montenegro Yugoslavia (6) [1]
2002 Dirk Nowitzki Forward  Germany [1]
2006 Pau Gasol Center  Spain [2]
2010 Kevin Durant Forward  United States (3) [3]
2014 Kyrie Irving Guard  United States (4) [4]