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NBA Playoffs Eastern Conference Finals MVP: Odds, winners, trophy, when is it awarded?

Boston Celtics forward Jaylen Brown won the 2024 Eastern Conference Finals MVP Award.

We have all you need to know about the award, including past winners and trophy information. The award has only been given out three times, with the first time being in 2022.

NBA Playoffs - Eastern Conference Finals MVP Odds

Odds for the 2025 Eastern Conference Finals MVP Award are not yet available. This page will be updated when odds become available.

NBA Eastern Conference Finals MVP Winners by Year

Year

Player

Position

Team

2024

Jaylen Brown

Forward

Boston Celtics

2023

Jimmy Butler

Forward

Miami Heat

2022

Jayson Tatum

Forward

Boston Celtics

NBA Eastern Conference Finals MVP announcement

The NBA Eastern Conference Finals MVP Award is announced shortly after the conclusion of the final game of an Eastern Conference Finals series.

In 2024, Boston Celtics forward Jaylen Brown was announced as the winner shortly after the Celtics sealed the series win in Game 4 of their series against the Indiana Pacers.

NBA Eastern Conference Finals MVP voting

Nine members of the media voted on the Eastern Conference Finals MVP Award, and the player with the most votes won the award.

National media members Tim Bontemps, Doris Burke, PJ Carlesimo, John Schuhmann, Dennis Scott, Joe Vardon and Jeff Zillgitt voted, as did one media member from each team's local market - Dustin Dopirak of The Indianapolis Star and Gary Washburn of The Boston Globe.

Brown won the voting with five votes, while Jayson Tatum received the other four votes.

NBA Eastern Conference Finals MVP trophy

The winner of the Eastern Conference Finals MVP Award earns the Larry Bird Trophy. The Western Conference Finals MVP trophy is named after Bird's Western Conference rival, Magic Johnson.

Both Conference Finals MVP trophies are silver with a basketball at the top of a pedestal, and the NBA says they are made to look similar to the league's conference championship trophies.

Odds displayed within this article were correct at the time of writing and are subject to change.

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