NBA Finals Trivia: Which Finals featured 5 former Finals MVPs?

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The 2013 NBA Finals feature four players who have been named MVP of the NBA Finals, now known as the Bill Russell NBA Finals Most Valuable Player Award:

  • Tim Duncan (1999, 2003, 2005)
  • Dwyane Wade (2006)
  • Tony Parker (2007)
  • LeBron James (2012)
Tim Duncan and LeBron James are two of four former Finals MVPs in this year's Finals. Twice before there have been five. (Photo from Getty Images, US Presswire)

Tim Duncan and LeBron James are two of four former Finals MVPs in this year’s Finals. Twice before there have been five. (Photo from Getty Images, US Presswire)

While this is remarkable, it is not unprecedented.

There have been two NBA Finals that featured five former Finals MVPs.
Name the years in which these Finals were played and the five Finals MVPs in each series.

(Hint: Four players will appear on both lists.)

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Josh Tinley writes the Away From The Action column at Midwest Sports Fans, covering all aspects of sport aside from what actually happens on the field, court, or track. Josh grew up in Indianapolis and graduated from the University of Evansville and Vanderbilt Divinity School. He is the author of Kneeling in the End Zone: Spiritual Lessons From the World of Sports and the managing editor of LinC, a weekly curriculum for teens that explores the intersection of faith and culture. Josh lives outside Nashville with his wife, Ashlee, and children, Meyer (7), Resha Kate (5), and Malachi (3). He will not allow himself to die before the Evansville Purple Aces make another trip to the NCAA Tournament. Follow him on Twitter @joshtinley or send him an e-mail.

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