Bob Pettit, Hawks (1955-56)
Led league in scoring (25.7 points per game) and rebounds (16.2), but St. Louis's .458 winning percentage is lowest ever for team with MVP.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Lakers (1975-76)
L.A., 40-42, is only team with MVP to miss playoffs, but Abdul-Jabbar had league-best 16.9 rebounds and 4.12 blocks per game.
Moses Malone, Rockets (1981-82)
Had career-best 31.1 scoring average and led NBA in rebounds (14.7), but couldn't take 46-36 Houston past first round of the playoffs.
Moses Malone, Rockets (1978-79)
League's leading rebounder (17.6) on team that finished second in its division and lost in opening round of postseason.
Bob McAdoo, Braves (1974-75)
His NBA-best 34.5 points per game helped Buffalo to 49 wins, still a franchise record (team is now the Clippers), but team lost in conference semifinals.