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ABA Player Awards

 

Most Valuable Player

Season   Player Position Team
1975-76 MVP Julius Erving Forward New York Nets
1974-75 MVP Julius Erving Forward New York Nets
1974-75 MVP George McGinnis Forward/Center Indiana Pacers
1973-74 MVP Julius Erving Forward New York Nets
1972-73 MVP Billy Cunningham Guard/Forward Carolina Cougars
1971-72 MVP Artis Gilmore Center Kentucky Colonels
1970-71 MVP Mel Daniels Center Indiana Pacers
1969-70 MVP Spencer Haywood Forward/Center Denver Rockets
1968-69 MVP Mel Daniels Center Indiana Pacers
1967-68 MVP Connie Hawkins Forward/Center Pittsburgh Pipers

 

Rookie of the Year

Season   Player Position Team
1975-76 Rookie of the Year David Thompson Guard/Forward Denver Nuggets
1974-75 Rookie of the Year Marvin Barnes Forward/Center Spirits of St. Louis
1973-74 Rookie of the Year Swen Nater Center San Antonio Spurs
1972-73 Rookie of the Year Brian Taylor Guard New York Nets
1971-72 Rookie of the Year Artis Gilmore Center Kentucky Colonels
1970-71 Rookie of the Year Charlie Scott Guard/Forward Virginia Squires
1970-71 Rookie of the Year Dan Issel Center/Forward Kentucky Colonels
1969-70 Rookie of the Year Spencer Haywood Forward/Center Denver Rockets
1968-69 Rookie of the Year Warren Jabali Guard/Forward Oakland Oaks
1967-68 Rookie of the Year Mel Daniels Center Minnesota Muskies

 

Coach of the Year

Season   Coach Record Team
1975-76 Coach of the Year Larry Brown 60-24 (.714) Denver Nuggets
1974-75 Coach of the Year Larry Brown 65-19 (.774) Denver Nuggets
1973-74 Coach of the Year Babe McCarthy 53-31 (.631) Kentucky Colonels
1973-74 Coach of the Year Joe Mullaney 51-33 (.607) Utah Stars
1972-73 Coach of the Year Larry Brown 57-27 (.679) Carolina Cougars
1971-72 Coach of the Year Tom Nissalke 42-42 (.500) Dallas Chaparrals
1970-71 Coach of the Year Al Bianchi 55-29 (.655) Virginia Squires
1969-70 Coach of the Year Bill Sharman 43-41 (.512) Los Angeles Stars
1969-70 Coach of the Year Joe Belmont 42-14 (.750) Denver Rockets
1968-69 Coach of the Year Alex Hannum 60-18 (.769) Oakland Oaks
1967-68 Coach of the Year Vince Cazzetta 54-24 (.692) Pittsburgh Pipers

 

Playoff Most Valuable Player

Year   Player Positions Team
1975-76 Playoff MVP Julius Erving Forward New York Nets
1974-75 Playoff MVP Artis Gilmore Center Kentucky Colonels
1973-74 Playoff MVP Julius Erving Forward New York Nets
1972-73 Playoff MVP George McGinnis Forward/Center Indiana Pacers
1971-72 Playoff MVP Freddie Lewis Guard Indiana Pacers
1970-71 Playoff MVP Zelmo Beaty Center Utah Stars
1969-70 Playoff MVP Roger Brown Forward/Guard Indiana Pacers
1968-69 Playoff MVP Warren Jabali Guard/Forward Oakland Oaks
1967-68 Playoff MVP Connie Hawkins Forward/Center Pittsburgh Pipers

 

All-Star Game MVP

Year   Player Position Team
1975-76 All-Star Game MVP David Thompson Guard/Forward Denver Nuggets
1974-75 All-Star Game MVP Freddie Lewis Guard Spirits of St. Louis
1973-74 All-Star Game MVP Artis Gilmore Center Kentucky Colonels
1972-73 All-Star Game MVP Warren Jabali Guard/Forward Denver Rockets
1971-72 All-Star Game MVP Dan Issel Center/Forward Kentucky Colonels
1970-71 All-Star Game MVP Mel Daniels Center Indiana Pacers
1969-70 All-Star Game MVP Spencer Haywood Forward/Center Denver Nuggets
1968-69 All-Star Game MVP John Beasley Forward/Center Dallas Chaparrals
1967-68 All-Star Game MVP Larry Brown Guard New Orleans Buccaneers

 

Executive of the Year

Season Executive of the Year Executive Team
1975-76 Executive of the Year Carl Scheer Denver Nuggets
1974-75 Executive of the Year Carl Scheer Denver Nuggets
1973-74 Executive of the Year Jack Ankerson San Antonio Spurs
1972-73 Executive of the Year Carl Scheer Carolina Cougars