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Who has taken home the Most Improved Player award? A complete list of previous winners

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Julius Randle has been officially named as the 36th winner of the NBA's Most Improved Player award.

The New York Knicks' forward enjoyed a breakout season in 2020-21 and becomes the first winner of the award for the franchise.

The Indiana Pacers and Orlando Magic have had the most winners with five.

MORE: Julius Randle wins 2020-21 MIP award

Let's take a look back at all the previous MIP winners since the award was introduced in 1985-86.

Season Winner Team
1985-86 Alvin Robertson San Antonio Spurs
1986-87 Dale Ellis Seattle SuperSonics
1987-88 Kevin Duckworth Portland Trail Blazers
1988-89 Kevin Johnson Phoenix Suns
1989-90 Rony Seikaly Miami Heat
1990-91 Scott Skiles Orlando Magic
1991-92 Pervis Ellison Washington Bullets
1992-93 Chris Jackson Denver Nuggets
1993-94 Don MacLean Washington Bullets
1994-95 Dana Barros Philadelphia 76ers
1995-96 Gheorghe Mureșan Washington Bullets
1996-97 Isaac Austin Miami Heat
1997-98 Alan Henderson Atlanta Hawks
1998-99 Darrell Armstrong Orlando Magic
1999-00 Jalen Rose Indiana Pacers
2000-01 Tracy McGrady Orlando Magic
2001-02 Jermaine O'Neal Indiana Pacers
2002-03 Gilbert Arenas Golden State Warriors
2003-04 Zach Randolph Portland Trail Blazers
2004-05 Bobby Simmons LA Clippers
2005-06 Boris Diaw Phoenix Suns
2006-07 Monte Ellis Golden State Warriors
2007-08 Hedo Türkoğlu Orlando Magic
2008-09 Danny Granger Indiana Pacers
2009-10 Aaron Brooks Houston Rockets
2010-11 Kevin Love Minnesota Timberwolves
2011-12 Ryan Anderson Orlando Magic
2012-13 Paul George Indiana Pacers
2013-14 Goran Dragic Phoenix Suns
2014-15 Jimmy Butler Chicago Bulls
2015-16 CJ McCollum Portland Trail Blazers
2016-17 Giannis Antetokounmpo Milwaukee Bucks
2017-18 Victor Oladipo Indiana Pacers
2018-19 Pascal Siakam Toronto Raptors
2019-20 Brandon Ingram New Orleans Pelicans
2020-21 Julius Randle New York Knicks

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