The Kia Most Valuable Player award is voted for by a board of 100 sportswriters and broadcasters. Jayson Tatum came in 6th in general with 8 fourth-place votes and 19 fifth-place ballots from a consolidated total of 43 places.

Top pick Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum came in 6th in general in the deciding in favour of the 2022 Kia Most Valuable Player grant with 8 fourth-place votes and 19 fifth-place votes from a board of 100 sportswriters and telecasters for a consolidated all out of 43 places, per the NBA.

Nikola Jokic of the Denver Nuggets (875 complete marks) obviously won the honour, with Joel Embiid of the Philadelphia 76ers (706 focuses), Giannis Antetokounmpo of the Milwaukee Bucks (595 focuses), Devin Booker of the Phoenix Suns (216 focuses), and Luka Doncic of the Dallas Mavericks (146 all-out focuses) were cast a ballot higher than Tatum in that individual request.