Ranking Every NBA Finals MVP

16. LeBron James (2012)

Team: Miami Heat
Opponent: Oklahoma City Thunder
Result: Heat over Thunder, 4-1
Finals stats: 28.6 PPG, 10.2 RPG, 7.4 APG, 1.6 SPG

After a hugely disappointing 2011 Finals in which he averaged just 17.8 points per game (including just eight in a Game 4 loss), LeBron needed a big performance in last year's Finals to shake the perception that he wasn't a big game performer once and for all. Needless to say, he responded in a huge way; he absolutely dominated Oklahoma City throughout the series never failing to score at least 26 points or grab at least eight rebounds per game. He capped off his incredible series with a triple-double in the clinching Game 5, grabbing 11 rebounds and handing out 13 assists to go with his 26 points as Miami won their first title of the LeBron Era.

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