The Least Valuable Member of Every NBA Finals Team of the Last 15 Years

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The Least Valuable Member of Every NBA Finals Team of the Last 15 Years
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A rare shot of Eddy Curry in game action for the 2012 Miami Heat.

MVP debates are fun, but what about LVP debates? 

You know, the "least valuable player." 

Every NBA team has one guy—sometimes two, but usually one—who pretty much rides the pine. He's like that senior on a NCAA team who gets one start his whole college career—on Senior Night. 

Who are these guys? Where do they come from, and what, if any, role do they serve on the very successful teams who pay them and keep them on the bench.

In order to be eligible for this slideshow, the player had to be on the team's active roster during the playoffs.

That means that Eddy Curry is actually not eligible. He wasn't "active" for the 2012 playoffs with the Heat.

Don't worry though, there have been plenty of LVP candidates over the years.  

Let the "LVP" debate begin. 

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