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The NBA has new Conference Finals MVP trophies and, no, that’s not a weird thing

By Michael Sykes

The NBA unveiled new looks at six new playoff trophies the league will be dishing out this year through the NBA Conference Finals and Finals.

They’ve revamped the Larry O’Brien championship trophy, the Bill Russell Finals MVP trophies and both of the Conference Championship trophies for teams to take home. The Conference Championship trophies are now named after Bob Cousy in the East and Oscar Robertson in the West.

Along with that, they’ve also added two new trophies to the mix — the Larry Bird and Magic Johnson Conference Finals MVP trophies.

Yes, you read that right. There are Conference Finals MVP trophies now.

Before we get into that, here’s a look at the new mix of trophies the league has now. They look pretty sleek.

Now, I know what you’re thinking: “Wait a minute. This is weird. Is this a ploy to finally get Steph Curry some sort of Finals MVP trophy.” But no! That’s not it at all. This is a serious thing that Curry — and everyone else! — will have a shot at winning.

And it’s honestly not that weird, either. Let’s discuss it real quick.

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Dive Deeper:
The NBA names Western Conference Finals MVP after Magic Johnson
The NBA adds Western Conference Finals MVP award and names it after Magic Johnson
NBA announces new trophies for conference champions, Most Valuable Players
Two fo the new awards have been named for Celtics legends.
Celtics legend Larry Bird reacts to news of new East finals MVP trophy being named for him
The Hick From French Lick HAD to take a shot at Magic Johnson here.
NBA updates Larry O’Brien trophy, adds trophies named for Magic Johnson, Larry Bird
The Eastern Conference championship trophy has been renamed for Bob Cousy, the Western Conference championship trophy for Oscar Robertson.
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