The 25 Most Clutch Players in NBA Finals History

11. George Mikan

Career Playoff Stats: 23.0 PPG 13.9 RPG 2.2 APG
Finals Stats: N/A
Finals Appearances: 5
Championships: 5
Finals MVPs Won: The first NBA Finals MVP award was not awarded until 1969.
Back when the bounce pass was king and sporting a belt with your shorts was customary, George Mikan was basketball's most dominant force. Mikan and the Minneapolis Lakers won the NBA's first ever championship. During their playoff run, Mikan averaged over 30 PPG. Mikan would go on to win five rings before injuries ended his career when he was just 29 years old.

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