19. Tim Duncan – 2000
Duncan isn’t a fashionable name nor did he ever become the same cult of personality as other brilliant players of his era. But that didn’t stop him from being highly effective. In short, this made him one of the Western Conference’s most reliable players. His showing in Oakland proved that.
In the end, he shared MVP honors with Shaquille O’Neal. However, he did enough to deserve the prize for himself. 24 points, 14 rebounds, and four assists don’t tell the full story. He threw up a double-double and did so while shooting 12-of-14 from the field. Duncan was simply one of the most reliable players of all-time.