NBA Championship ring

The NBA Championship ring is an annual award given by the National Basketball Association to the team that wins the NBA Finals.[1][2] Rings are presented to the team's players, coaches, and members of the executive front office.[3] Red Auerbach has the most rings overall with 16. Phil Jackson has the most as coach and Bill Russell has the most as a player (11 each)[4]


NBA Championship rings have been handed out since the first NBA Finals in 1947.[5] In the modern era, the rings are handed to the defending champions during the team's first home game each season.[6][7]


NBA Championship rings are silver or gold and include the following features:

Players and coaches with most championships

Other commemorative items

In three NBA Finals, John Havlicek chose two wrist watches and a liqueur tray set as commemorative items.[9]

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