NBA & ABA Single Season Playoff Leaders and Records for Blocks Per Game

Active players are listed in bold.
* Indicates member of the Hall of Fame.

Rate statistic requirements

NBA/ABA Leaders

NBA/ABA Leaders Table
Rank Player BPG Year
1. Mark Eaton 5.80 1985
  Manute Bol 5.80 1986
3. Hakeem Olajuwon* 5.75 1990
  Dikembe Mutombo* 5.75 1994
5. Hakeem Olajuwon* 4.92 1993
6. Mark Eaton 4.50 1986
7. Tim Duncan 4.33 2002
8. Hakeem Olajuwon* 4.30 1987
9. Mark Eaton 4.20 1987
10. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 4.12 1979
11. Bob Lanier* 4.00 1975
  Elvin Hayes* 4.00 1976
  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 4.00 1978
  Robert Parish* 4.00 1982
  David Robinson* 4.00 1990
  Hakeem Olajuwon* 4.00 1994
17. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3.87 1980
18. Artis Gilmore* 3.75 1974
  David Robinson* 3.75 1991
20. Elmore Smith 3.67 1976
  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3.67 1983
  Antoine Carr 3.67 1992
23. Manute Bol 3.62 1989
24. Artis Gilmore* 3.60 1976
  David Robinson* 3.60 1993
26. Dwight Howard 3.50 2010
27. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3.45 1977
28. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3.45 1986
29. Alonzo Mourning* 3.44 1993
30. Dwight Howard 3.40 2008
31. Bill Walton* 3.37 1977
32. Elvin Hayes* 3.33 1982
  Tree Rollins 3.33 1983
  Roy Tarpley 3.33 1990
  David Robinson* 3.33 1998
36. Alonzo Mourning* 3.30 2000
37. Tim Duncan 3.29 2003
38. Myles Turner 3.29 2016
39. Patrick Ewing* 3.25 1988
  Alonzo Mourning* 3.25 1995
41. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3.21 1982
42. Billy Paultz 3.20 1975
  Hakeem Olajuwon* 3.20 1998
  Marcus Camby 3.20 2005
  Marcus Camby 3.20 2007
46. JaVale McGee 3.14 2012
47. Dikembe Mutombo* 3.13 2001
48. Patrick Ewing* 3.12 1996
49. Tim Duncan 3.10 2007
50. Artis Gilmore* 3.09 1983
  Mark Eaton 3.09 1984
  Mark Eaton 3.09 1988
  Roy Hibbert 3.09 2012
54. Andrew Bynum 3.08 2012
55. Ben Wallace 3.06 2003
  Serge Ibaka 3.06 2011
57. Patrick Ewing* 3.04 1994
58. Caldwell Jones 3.00 1978
  Elden Campbell 3.00 1995
  Derrick Coleman 3.00 2000
  Theo Ratliff 3.00 2000
  David Robinson* 3.00 2000
  Samaki Walker 3.00 2000
  Shawn Bradley 3.00 2001
  Jermaine O'Neal 3.00 2003
  Marcus Camby 3.00 2008
  Serge Ibaka 3.00 2013
  Brook Lopez 3.00 2013
  Anthony Davis 3.00 2015
70. Serge Ibaka 2.95 2012
71. Shaquille O'Neal* 2.88 1999
72. Josh Smith 2.86 2008
  Tyrus Thomas 2.86 2009
74. Artis Gilmore* 2.83 1981
  Shaquille O'Neal* 2.83 2003
  Dwight Howard 2.83 2014
77. Hakeem Olajuwon* 2.82 1995
78. Tree Rollins 2.80 1980
  Mark Eaton 2.80 1990
  John Salley 2.80 1992
  Alonzo Mourning* 2.80 1999
  Marcus Camby 2.80 2006
  Hassan Whiteside 2.80 2016
84. Shaquille O'Neal* 2.77 2004
85. Hakeem Olajuwon* 2.75 1988
  Hakeem Olajuwon* 2.75 1989
  Raef LaFrentz 2.75 2002
88. Elvin Hayes* 2.74 1979
89. Bob McAdoo* 2.71 1975
  Yao Ming* 2.71 2005
91. Larry Nance 2.71 1992
  Alonzo Mourning* 2.71 1997
93. Tim Duncan 2.69 2001
94. George Gervin* 2.67 1978
  Mike Green 2.67 1978
  Tree Rollins 2.67 1979
  DeAndre Jordan 2.67 2016
98. Tim Duncan 2.65 1999
99. Kendrick Perkins 2.64 2009
100. Marvin Webster 2.64 1978
101. Alton Lister 2.62 1989
102. Shaquille O'Neal* 2.62 1998
  Jermaine O'Neal 2.62 2005
104. Dwight Howard 2.61 2009
105. Hakeem Olajuwon* 2.60 1985
  Benoit Benjamin 2.60 1991
  Derrick Coleman 2.60 1993
  David Robinson* 2.60 1995
  Dikembe Mutombo* 2.60 1997
  Ben Wallace 2.60 2002
  Dirk Nowitzki 2.60 2004
  Shaquille O'Neal* 2.60 2008
113. Patrick Ewing* 2.58 1992
  Elton Brand 2.58 2006
115. Mike Green 2.57 1979
  Theo Ratliff 2.57 1999
117. Julius Erving* 2.56 1981
  Mark West 2.56 1990
  Hakeem Olajuwon* 2.56 1997
120. Dan Roundfield 2.56 1979
  Tim Duncan 2.56 1998
  Dikembe Mutombo* 2.56 1999
  Elden Campbell 2.56 2002
124. DeAndre Jordan 2.54 2014
125. Shaquille O'Neal* 2.53 2002
126. Alton Lister 2.50 1982
  Charles Jones 2.50 1985
  Joe Barry Carroll 2.50 1987
  Mark West 2.50 1991
  Chris Dudley 2.50 1992
  Chris Gatling 2.50 1992
  David Robinson* 2.50 1994
  David Robinson* 2.50 1996
  Alonzo Mourning* 2.50 1998
  Jermaine O'Neal 2.50 2001
  Andrei Kirilenko 2.50 2002
  Tim Duncan 2.50 2011
  Paul Millsap 2.50 2012
139. Elvin Hayes* 2.48 1978
140. Serge Ibaka 2.47 2014
141. Oliver Miller 2.46 1993
142. Elvin Hayes* 2.44 1977
  Caldwell Jones 2.44 1979
  Patrick Ewing* 2.44 1997
145. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2.44 1974
146. Ben Wallace 2.43 2004
147. Wayne Cooper 2.40 1985
  Larry Nance 2.40 1989
  Charles Smith 2.40 1992
  Elden Campbell 2.40 1993
  Vlade Divac 2.40 1993
  Shawn Kemp 2.40 1994
  Kevin Garnett 2.40 1998
  Amar'e Stoudemire 2.40 2008
  Taj Gibson 2.40 2014
  LaMarcus Aldridge 2.40 2015
  Al Horford 2.40 2016
158. Shaquille O'Neal* 2.39 2000
159. Kevin McHale* 2.39 1986
160. David Robinson* 2.38 2001
161. Shaquille O'Neal* 2.38 2001
162. Ben Wallace 2.36 2005
163. DeAndre Jordan 2.36 2015
164. George Johnson 2.35 1975
  David Robinson* 2.35 1999
  Andrei Kirilenko 2.35 2007
167. Greg Ostertag 2.35 1997
168. Caldwell Jones 2.33 1974
  Bob Lanier* 2.33 1976
  Bobby Jones 2.33 1977
  Darryl Dawkins 2.33 1980
  Sam Bowie 2.33 1985
  Jermaine O'Neal 2.33 2006
174. Mike Gminski 2.30 1990
  Paul Millsap 2.30 2016
176. Elvin Hayes* 2.29 1975
  Robert Parish* 2.29 1981
  Dwight Howard 2.29 2015
179. Billy Paultz 2.29 1976
  Moses Malone* 2.29 1980
  George Johnson 2.29 1981
182. Kevin Garnett 2.28 2004
183. Patrick Ewing* 2.27 1995
184. Tim Duncan 2.26 2005
185. Kevin McHale* 2.25 1982
  Mark Eaton 2.25 1992
  Jermaine O'Neal 2.25 2004
188. Nate Thurmond* 2.23 1976
189. Moses Malone* 2.20 1984
  Larry Nance 2.20 1988
  Alonzo Mourning* 2.20 2005
  Marc Gasol 2.20 2013
193. Kevin McHale* 2.19 1985
194. Greg Ostertag 2.18 1999
195. Bob McAdoo* 2.17 1974
  Len Elmore 2.17 1975
  Tyson Chandler 2.17 2005
  Joakim Noah 2.17 2013
  Brook Lopez 2.17 2015
200. Vlade Divac 2.16 1991
201. Marc Gasol 2.15 2011
202. Raef LaFrentz 2.15 2003
203. Elvin Hayes* 2.14 1974
  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2.14 1984
  Joakim Noah 2.14 2009
206. Chris Andersen 2.13 2009
207. Hakeem Olajuwon* 2.12 1996
  Greg Ostertag 2.12 2000
209. Caldwell Jones 2.11 1977
  Shawn Kemp 2.11 1993
211. Pau Gasol 2.10 2015
212. Thurl Bailey 2.09 1988
213. Pau Gasol 2.09 2010
214. Josh Smith 2.08 2011
  Pau Gasol 2.08 2012
216. Julius Erving* 2.08 1983
  Zydrunas Ilgauskas 2.08 2006
218. Tim Duncan 2.07 2012
219. Artis Gilmore* 2.07 1975
  Patrick Ewing* 2.07 1993
221. Joakim Noah 2.06 2011
222. Tim Duncan 2.06 2008
223. Julius Erving* 2.06 1980
  Caldwell Jones 2.06 1980
  Ervin Johnson 2.06 2001
226. Gar Heard 2.00 1974
  Bob Lanier* 2.00 1974
  Tom Burleson 2.00 1975
  Julius Erving* 2.00 1976
  George Gervin* 2.00 1976
  Bob McAdoo* 2.00 1976
  Bob McAdoo* 2.00 1978
  Sam Lacey 2.00 1979
  Spencer Haywood* 2.00 1982
  Larry Nance 2.00 1984
  Tree Rollins 2.00 1984
  Roy Hinson 2.00 1987
  Patrick Ewing* 2.00 1989
  Patrick Ewing* 2.00 1990
  Kevin McHale* 2.00 1990
  Larry Nance 2.00 1990
  Ron Harper 2.00 1993
  Shawn Kemp 2.00 1996
  Chris Webber 2.00 2000
  Andrei Kirilenko 2.00 2003
  Tim Duncan 2.00 2004
  Joe Smith 2.00 2004
  Brendan Haywood 2.00 2005
  Amar'e Stoudemire 2.00 2005
  Joel Przybilla 2.00 2009
  Serge Ibaka 2.00 2010
  Jermaine O'Neal 2.00 2010
  Paul George 2.00 2011

NBA Leaders

NBA Leaders Table
Rank Player BPG Year
1. Mark Eaton 5.80 1985
  Manute Bol 5.80 1986
3. Hakeem Olajuwon* 5.75 1990
  Dikembe Mutombo* 5.75 1994
5. Hakeem Olajuwon* 4.92 1993
6. Mark Eaton 4.50 1986
7. Tim Duncan 4.33 2002
8. Hakeem Olajuwon* 4.30 1987
9. Mark Eaton 4.20 1987
10. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 4.12 1979
11. Bob Lanier* 4.00 1975
  Elvin Hayes* 4.00 1976
  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 4.00 1978
  Robert Parish* 4.00 1982
  David Robinson* 4.00 1990
  Hakeem Olajuwon* 4.00 1994
17. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3.87 1980
18. David Robinson* 3.75 1991
19. Elmore Smith 3.67 1976
  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3.67 1983
  Antoine Carr 3.67 1992
22. Manute Bol 3.62 1989
23. David Robinson* 3.60 1993
24. Dwight Howard 3.50 2010
25. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3.45 1977
26. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3.45 1986
27. Alonzo Mourning* 3.44 1993
28. Dwight Howard 3.40 2008
29. Bill Walton* 3.37 1977
30. Elvin Hayes* 3.33 1982
  Tree Rollins 3.33 1983
  Roy Tarpley 3.33 1990
  David Robinson* 3.33 1998
34. Alonzo Mourning* 3.30 2000
35. Tim Duncan 3.29 2003
36. Myles Turner 3.29 2016
37. Patrick Ewing* 3.25 1988
  Alonzo Mourning* 3.25 1995
39. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3.21 1982
40. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3.20 1998
  Marcus Camby 3.20 2005
  Marcus Camby 3.20 2007
43. JaVale McGee 3.14 2012
44. Dikembe Mutombo* 3.13 2001
45. Patrick Ewing* 3.12 1996
46. Tim Duncan 3.10 2007
47. Artis Gilmore* 3.09 1983
  Mark Eaton 3.09 1984
  Mark Eaton 3.09 1988
  Roy Hibbert 3.09 2012
51. Andrew Bynum 3.08 2012
52. Ben Wallace 3.06 2003
  Serge Ibaka 3.06 2011
54. Patrick Ewing* 3.04 1994
55. Caldwell Jones 3.00 1978
  Elden Campbell 3.00 1995
  Derrick Coleman 3.00 2000
  Theo Ratliff 3.00 2000
  David Robinson* 3.00 2000
  Samaki Walker 3.00 2000
  Shawn Bradley 3.00 2001
  Jermaine O'Neal 3.00 2003
  Marcus Camby 3.00 2008
  Serge Ibaka 3.00 2013
  Brook Lopez 3.00 2013
  Anthony Davis 3.00 2015
67. Serge Ibaka 2.95 2012
68. Shaquille O'Neal* 2.88 1999
69. Josh Smith 2.86 2008
  Tyrus Thomas 2.86 2009
71. Artis Gilmore* 2.83 1981
  Shaquille O'Neal* 2.83 2003
  Dwight Howard 2.83 2014
74. Hakeem Olajuwon* 2.82 1995
75. Tree Rollins 2.80 1980
  Mark Eaton 2.80 1990
  John Salley 2.80 1992
  Alonzo Mourning* 2.80 1999
  Marcus Camby 2.80 2006
  Hassan Whiteside 2.80 2016
81. Shaquille O'Neal* 2.77 2004
82. Hakeem Olajuwon* 2.75 1988
  Hakeem Olajuwon* 2.75 1989
  Raef LaFrentz 2.75 2002
85. Elvin Hayes* 2.74 1979
86. Bob McAdoo* 2.71 1975
  Yao Ming* 2.71 2005
88. Larry Nance 2.71 1992
  Alonzo Mourning* 2.71 1997
90. Tim Duncan 2.69 2001
91. George Gervin* 2.67 1978
  Mike Green 2.67 1978
  Tree Rollins 2.67 1979
  DeAndre Jordan 2.67 2016
95. Tim Duncan 2.65 1999
96. Kendrick Perkins 2.64 2009
97. Marvin Webster 2.64 1978
98. Alton Lister 2.62 1989
99. Shaquille O'Neal* 2.62 1998
  Jermaine O'Neal 2.62 2005
101. Dwight Howard 2.61 2009
102. Hakeem Olajuwon* 2.60 1985
  Benoit Benjamin 2.60 1991
  Derrick Coleman 2.60 1993
  David Robinson* 2.60 1995
  Dikembe Mutombo* 2.60 1997
  Ben Wallace 2.60 2002
  Dirk Nowitzki 2.60 2004
  Shaquille O'Neal* 2.60 2008
110. Patrick Ewing* 2.58 1992
  Elton Brand 2.58 2006
112. Mike Green 2.57 1979
  Theo Ratliff 2.57 1999
114. Julius Erving* 2.56 1981
  Mark West 2.56 1990
  Hakeem Olajuwon* 2.56 1997
117. Dan Roundfield 2.56 1979
  Tim Duncan 2.56 1998
  Dikembe Mutombo* 2.56 1999
  Elden Campbell 2.56 2002
121. DeAndre Jordan 2.54 2014
122. Shaquille O'Neal* 2.53 2002
123. Alton Lister 2.50 1982
  Charles Jones 2.50 1985
  Joe Barry Carroll 2.50 1987
  Mark West 2.50 1991
  Chris Gatling 2.50 1992
  Chris Dudley 2.50 1992
  David Robinson* 2.50 1994
  David Robinson* 2.50 1996
  Alonzo Mourning* 2.50 1998
  Jermaine O'Neal 2.50 2001
  Andrei Kirilenko 2.50 2002
  Tim Duncan 2.50 2011
  Paul Millsap 2.50 2012
136. Elvin Hayes* 2.48 1978
137. Serge Ibaka 2.47 2014
138. Oliver Miller 2.46 1993
139. Elvin Hayes* 2.44 1977
  Caldwell Jones 2.44 1979
  Patrick Ewing* 2.44 1997
142. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2.44 1974
143. Ben Wallace 2.43 2004
144. Wayne Cooper 2.40 1985
  Larry Nance 2.40 1989
  Charles Smith 2.40 1992
  Elden Campbell 2.40 1993
  Vlade Divac 2.40 1993
  Shawn Kemp 2.40 1994
  Kevin Garnett 2.40 1998
  Amar'e Stoudemire 2.40 2008
  Taj Gibson 2.40 2014
  LaMarcus Aldridge 2.40 2015
  Al Horford 2.40 2016
155. Shaquille O'Neal* 2.39 2000
156. Kevin McHale* 2.39 1986
157. David Robinson* 2.38 2001
158. Shaquille O'Neal* 2.38 2001
159. Ben Wallace 2.36 2005
160. DeAndre Jordan 2.36 2015
161. George Johnson 2.35 1975
  David Robinson* 2.35 1999
  Andrei Kirilenko 2.35 2007
164. Greg Ostertag 2.35 1997
165. Bob Lanier* 2.33 1976
  Bobby Jones 2.33 1977
  Darryl Dawkins 2.33 1980
  Sam Bowie 2.33 1985
  Jermaine O'Neal 2.33 2006
170. Mike Gminski 2.30 1990
  Paul Millsap 2.30 2016
172. Elvin Hayes* 2.29 1975
  Robert Parish* 2.29 1981
  Dwight Howard 2.29 2015
175. Moses Malone* 2.29 1980
  George Johnson 2.29 1981
177. Kevin Garnett 2.28 2004
178. Patrick Ewing* 2.27 1995
179. Tim Duncan 2.26 2005
180. Kevin McHale* 2.25 1982
  Mark Eaton 2.25 1992
  Jermaine O'Neal 2.25 2004
183. Nate Thurmond* 2.23 1976
184. Moses Malone* 2.20 1984
  Larry Nance 2.20 1988
  Alonzo Mourning* 2.20 2005
  Marc Gasol 2.20 2013
188. Kevin McHale* 2.19 1985
189. Greg Ostertag 2.18 1999
190. Bob McAdoo* 2.17 1974
  Tyson Chandler 2.17 2005
  Joakim Noah 2.17 2013
  Brook Lopez 2.17 2015
194. Vlade Divac 2.16 1991
195. Marc Gasol 2.15 2011
196. Raef LaFrentz 2.15 2003
197. Elvin Hayes* 2.14 1974
  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2.14 1984
  Joakim Noah 2.14 2009
200. Chris Andersen 2.13 2009
201. Hakeem Olajuwon* 2.12 1996
  Greg Ostertag 2.12 2000
203. Caldwell Jones 2.11 1977
  Shawn Kemp 2.11 1993
205. Pau Gasol 2.10 2015
206. Thurl Bailey 2.09 1988
207. Pau Gasol 2.09 2010
208. Josh Smith 2.08 2011
  Pau Gasol 2.08 2012
210. Julius Erving* 2.08 1983
  Zydrunas Ilgauskas 2.08 2006
212. Tim Duncan 2.07 2012
213. Patrick Ewing* 2.07 1993
214. Joakim Noah 2.06 2011
215. Tim Duncan 2.06 2008
216. Julius Erving* 2.06 1980
  Caldwell Jones 2.06 1980
  Ervin Johnson 2.06 2001
219. Gar Heard 2.00 1974
  Bob Lanier* 2.00 1974
  Tom Burleson 2.00 1975
  Bob McAdoo* 2.00 1976
  Bob McAdoo* 2.00 1978
  Sam Lacey 2.00 1979
  Spencer Haywood* 2.00 1982
  Larry Nance 2.00 1984
  Tree Rollins 2.00 1984
  Roy Hinson 2.00 1987
  Patrick Ewing* 2.00 1989
  Kevin McHale* 2.00 1990
  Larry Nance 2.00 1990
  Patrick Ewing* 2.00 1990
  Ron Harper 2.00 1993
  Shawn Kemp 2.00 1996
  Chris Webber 2.00 2000
  Andrei Kirilenko 2.00 2003
  Joe Smith 2.00 2004
  Tim Duncan 2.00 2004
  Amar'e Stoudemire 2.00 2005
  Brendan Haywood 2.00 2005
  Joel Przybilla 2.00 2009
  Serge Ibaka 2.00 2010
  Jermaine O'Neal 2.00 2010
  Paul George 2.00 2011
245. Rasheed Wallace 1.96 2004
  Pau Gasol 1.96 2009
247. Gar Heard 1.95 1976
  Greg Ostertag 1.95 1998
  Roy Hibbert 1.95 2013
250. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1.94 1987

ABA Leaders

ABA Leaders Table
Rank Player BPG Year
1. Artis Gilmore* 3.75 1974
2. Artis Gilmore* 3.60 1976
3. Billy Paultz 3.20 1975
4. Caldwell Jones 2.33 1974
5. Billy Paultz 2.29 1976
6. Len Elmore 2.17 1975
7. Artis Gilmore* 2.07 1975
8. George Gervin* 2.00 1976
  Julius Erving* 2.00 1976
10. Marvin Barnes 1.90 1975
11. Jim Eakins 1.83 1975
12. Darnell Hillman 1.76 1975
13. Mike Green 1.62 1975
14. Bobby Jones 1.54 1976
15. Billy Paultz 1.43 1974
  Mike Gale 1.43 1976
17. Maurice Lucas 1.40 1975
18. Julius Erving* 1.36 1974
19. Mike Gale 1.29 1974
20. Gerald Govan 1.22 1974
21. Darnell Hillman 1.14 1974
22. Don Adams 1.10 1975
23. Kim Hughes 1.08 1976
24. Marvin Webster 1.08 1976
25. Mel Daniels* 1.00 1974
  Roger Brown* 1.00 1974
27. Zelmo Beaty* 0.92 1974
  Bobby Jones 0.92 1975
29. Willard Sojourner 0.86 1974
30. Wil Jones 0.80 1975
  Dan Issel* 0.80 1975
32. George McGinnis 0.56 1975
  Willie Wise 0.56 1974

Other Blocks Per Game Leaderboards

Support us without the ads? Go Ad-Free.