NBA Unveils New Playoff Trophies
After years of consistency, the NBA unveiled new looks for four iconic playoff trophies as well as two new ones.
The league has updated the Larry O’Brien trophy for the Finals champions, the Bill Russell Finals MVP trophies, and both Conference Championship trophies, which are now named after Bob Cousy (East) and Oscar Robertson (West).
The NBA today unveiled a lineup of reimagined trophies for the NBA postseason, including an evolution of the Larry O’Brien Trophy, awarded annually to the NBA champions.
— NBA Communications (@NBAPR) May 12, 2022
In addition, the Larry Bird and Magic Johnson Conference Finals MVP trophies will now be doled out.
The NBA will now give out trophies to the Eastern conference and Western conference finals MVP pic.twitter.com/FNrBHz9VsZ
— NBACentral (@TheNBACentral) May 12, 2022
So…yeah…there are Conference Finals MVPs now.
Eh, why mess with a good thing?