NBA & ABA Career Playoff Leaders and Records for Defensive Rating

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NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
Rank Player DRtg
1. Ben Wallace 92.29
2. Dave Cowens* 93.39
3. Gar Heard 95.13
4. Clifford Ray 95.43
5. Elvin Hayes* 95.70
6. David Robinson* 96.20
7. Wes Unseld* 96.95
8. Paul Silas 97.24
9. Rick Barry* 97.74
10. John Havlicek* 98.06
11. Alonzo Mourning* 98.17
12. Charlie Ward 98.27
13. Marcus Camby 98.38
14. Jo Jo White* 98.76
15. Tim Duncan 98.83
16. Phil Chenier 98.83
17. Kevin Garnett 99.08
18. Jermaine O'Neal 99.33
19. Charles Johnson 99.46
20. Draymond Green 99.64
21. Greg Ostertag 100.01
22. Kerry Kittles 100.14
23. Patrick Ewing* 100.17
24. Bob Dandridge 100.34
25. Anderson Varejao 100.46
26. P.J. Brown 100.64
27. Dwight Howard 100.66
28. George McGinnis* 100.71
29. Dennis Rodman* 100.76
30. Truck Robinson 100.93
31. Rasheed Wallace 101.13
32. Artis Gilmore* 101.15
33. Kenyon Martin 101.20
34. Alvan Adams 101.28
35. LeBron James 101.29
36. Hakeem Olajuwon* 101.35
37. Rodney Rogers 101.35
38. Kurt Thomas 101.41
39. Antoine Walker 101.43
40. Ervin Johnson 101.47
41. Kawhi Leonard 101.56
42. Dikembe Mutombo* 101.59
43. Joakim Noah 101.62
44. Drew Gooden 101.68
45. Caldwell Jones 101.69
46. Marvin Webster 101.73
47. Antonio McDyess 101.76
48. Brian Grant 101.77
49. Bob Lanier* 101.82
50. Lindsey Hunter 101.83
51. Darryl Dawkins 101.92
52. Tony Allen 101.97
53. Scott Williams 101.98
54. Scottie Pippen* 102.09
55. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 102.10
56. Rajon Rondo 102.11
57. Julius Erving* 102.15
58. Bob McAdoo* 102.28
59. Antonio Davis 102.30
60. Luc Longley 102.35
61. Lonnie Shelton 102.39
62. Larry Kenon 102.44
63. Paul Pierce 102.50
64. Dale Davis 102.59
65. Paul George 102.59
66. Shaquille O'Neal* 102.61
67. Jamal Mashburn 102.61
68. Jason Kidd 102.63
69. Lionel Hollins 102.64
70. Udonis Haslem 102.65
71. Mehmet Okur 102.66
72. Billy Paultz 102.79
73. Maurice Lucas 102.80
74. DeAndre Jordan 102.93
75. Karl Malone* 102.94
76. Dwyane Wade 102.95
77. Marcin Gortat 103.00
78. George Lynch 103.05
79. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 103.07
80. Doug Christie 103.15
81. Jason Collins 103.20
82. Manu Ginobili 103.20
83. Roy Hibbert 103.21
84. Ron Harper 103.30
85. Baron Davis 103.31
86. Bill Laimbeer 103.43
87. Tayshaun Prince 103.45
88. Chris Childs 103.50
89. Larry Hughes 103.54
90. Charles Oakley 103.54
91. Anthony Johnson 103.62
92. Bryon Russell 103.67
93. Chris Webber 103.68
94. Michael Jordan* 103.72
95. Luol Deng 103.78
96. Danny Green 103.80
97. John Salley 103.84
98. Jack Sikma 103.84
99. Paul Westphal 103.94
100. Elden Campbell 103.98
101. David West 104.01
102. Greg Anthony 104.04
103. Jamaal Wilkes* 104.07
104. Robert Horry 104.07
105. Charles Smith 104.15
106. Richard Jefferson 104.19
107. Iman Shumpert 104.23
108. Shawn Kemp 104.24
109. Gus Williams 104.26
110. Larry Bird* 104.33
111. Kendrick Perkins 104.34
112. Latrell Sprewell 104.35
113. Richard Hamilton 104.39
114. Moses Malone* 104.41
115. Marc Gasol 104.43
116. Paul Millsap 104.45
117. Stephen Jackson 104.46
118. Larry Johnson 104.49
119. Vlade Divac 104.57
120. Josh Smith 104.62
121. John Johnson 104.65
122. John Starks 104.69
123. James Posey 104.71
124. Chris Bosh 104.72
125. Henry Bibby 104.74
126. Don Buse 104.87
127. Bobby Jones 104.90
128. Shawn Marion 104.99
129. Scott Wedman 105.01
130. Mickael Pietrus 105.02
131. Isiah Thomas* 105.05
132. Lamar Odom 105.08
133. Cedric Maxwell 105.09
134. Kurt Rambis 105.20
135. Caron Butler 105.22
136. Toni Kukoc 105.24
137. Fred Brown 105.25
138. Robert Parish* 105.37
139. Tyson Chandler 105.43
140. Glen Davis 105.45
141. Stephen Curry 105.46
142. Thabo Sefolosha 105.50
143. Serge Ibaka 105.53
144. Chauncey Billups 105.55
145. Rik Smits 105.59
146. Andre Iguodala 105.69
147. Eddie Jones 105.71
148. Delonte West 105.73
149. Dan Issel* 105.75
150. Horace Grant 105.77
151. Nene Hilario 105.86
152. Rick Fox 105.90
153. Mario Chalmers 105.93
154. Metta World Peace 105.93
155. Kevin Durant 105.97
156. Gerald Henderson 105.98
157. Rick Mahorn 106.00
158. Carlos Boozer 106.01
159. Tiny Archibald* 106.02
160. Marques Johnson 106.03
161. Bruce Bowen 106.04
162. Kevin Grevey 106.09
163. Avery Johnson 106.10
164. Andrew Bynum 106.19
165. Lance Stephenson 106.28
166. Al Horford 106.28
167. Tree Rollins 106.41
168. Hedo Turkoglu 106.42
169. Tristan Thompson 106.45
170. Anthony Mason 106.45
171. Kobe Bryant 106.49
172. Alton Lister 106.50
173. Vince Carter 106.52
174. Maurice Cheeks 106.60
175. Tom Henderson 106.67
176. Allan Houston 106.70
177. Mookie Blaylock 106.74
178. Tracy McGrady* 106.75
179. Mark Eaton 106.78
180. Pau Gasol 106.84
181. Charles Barkley* 106.88
182. Clifford Robinson 106.89
183. Trevor Ariza 106.92
184. John Stockton* 106.94
185. Amar'e Stoudemire 106.95
186. Magic Johnson* 106.97
187. Jeff Teague 107.00
188. Nick Collison 107.00
189. Derrick Rose 107.07
190. Russell Westbrook 107.08
191. DeMarre Carroll 107.10
192. Kyrie Irving 107.16
193. Brad Daugherty 107.27
194. Blake Griffin 107.40
195. Jerome Kersey 107.45
196. Eric Snow 107.47
197. Dirk Nowitzki 107.48
198. Sean Elliott 107.48
199. Zach Randolph 107.49
200. Steve Kerr 107.50
201. Nate McMillan 107.62
202. Kirk Hinrich 107.62
203. Carmelo Anthony 107.63
204. Derek Fisher 107.67
205. Klay Thompson 107.71
206. Tyrone Hill 107.71
207. Tony Parker 107.72
208. Mark West 107.75
209. Jeff Hornacek 107.76
210. Rashard Lewis 107.77
211. Harrison Barnes 107.78
212. Tim Hardaway 107.79
213. Larry Nance 107.79
214. Ray Allen 107.81
215. J.R. Smith 107.83
216. Otis Thorpe 107.88
217. Robert Reid 107.95
218. Mike Conley 107.99
219. Aaron McKie 107.99
220. Mike Miller 107.99
221. Kevin Willis 108.00
222. Dan Majerle 108.00
223. Walter Davis 108.00
224. George Hill 108.04
225. Shane Battier 108.10
226. Jalen Rose 108.12
227. Tyrone Corbin 108.13
228. James Jones 108.15
229. Kyle Korver 108.15
230. Shaun Livingston 108.18
231. Gary Payton* 108.23
232. Boris Diaw 108.24
233. Matt Barnes 108.25
234. Reggie Miller* 108.36
235. Antawn Jamison 108.36
236. James Harden 108.39
237. Anfernee Hardaway 108.43
238. Derrick McKey 108.47
239. Bill Cartwright 108.47
240. Mark Jackson 108.49
241. Antoine Carr 108.52
242. Adrian Dantley* 108.56
243. George Gervin* 108.63
244. Hot Rod Williams 108.65
245. Norm Nixon 108.73
246. Chris Paul 108.74
247. Michael Cooper 108.74
248. Allen Iverson* 108.76
249. Buck Williams 108.79
250. Dennis Johnson* 108.79

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player DRtg
1. Ben Wallace 92.29
2. Dave Cowens* 93.39
3. Gar Heard 95.13
4. Clifford Ray 95.43
5. Elvin Hayes* 95.70
6. David Robinson* 96.20
7. Wes Unseld* 96.95
8. Paul Silas 97.24
9. Rick Barry* 97.74
10. John Havlicek* 98.06
11. Alonzo Mourning* 98.17
12. Charlie Ward 98.27
13. Marcus Camby 98.38
14. Jo Jo White* 98.76
15. Tim Duncan 98.83
16. Phil Chenier 98.83
17. Kevin Garnett 99.08
18. Jermaine O'Neal 99.33
19. Charles Johnson 99.46
20. Draymond Green 99.64
21. Greg Ostertag 100.01
22. Kerry Kittles 100.14
23. Patrick Ewing* 100.17
24. Bob Dandridge 100.34
25. Anderson Varejao 100.46
26. P.J. Brown 100.64
27. Dwight Howard 100.66
28. Dennis Rodman* 100.76
29. Truck Robinson 100.93
30. Rasheed Wallace 101.13
31. Kenyon Martin 101.20
32. Alvan Adams 101.28
33. LeBron James 101.29
34. Hakeem Olajuwon* 101.35
35. Rodney Rogers 101.35
36. Kurt Thomas 101.41
37. Antoine Walker 101.43
38. Ervin Johnson 101.47
39. Kawhi Leonard 101.56
40. Dikembe Mutombo* 101.59
41. Joakim Noah 101.62
42. Caldwell Jones 101.68
43. Drew Gooden 101.68
44. Antonio McDyess 101.76
45. Brian Grant 101.77
46. Bob Lanier* 101.82
47. Lindsey Hunter 101.83
48. Darryl Dawkins 101.92
49. Tony Allen 101.97
50. Scott Williams 101.98
51. Scottie Pippen* 102.09
52. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 102.10
53. Rajon Rondo 102.11
54. Bob McAdoo* 102.28
55. Antonio Davis 102.30
56. Luc Longley 102.35
57. Lonnie Shelton 102.39
58. Paul Pierce 102.50
59. Dale Davis 102.59
60. Paul George 102.59
61. Shaquille O'Neal* 102.61
62. Jamal Mashburn 102.61
63. Jason Kidd 102.63
64. Lionel Hollins 102.64
65. Udonis Haslem 102.65
66. Mehmet Okur 102.66
67. Julius Erving* 102.77
68. Maurice Lucas 102.79
69. DeAndre Jordan 102.93
70. Karl Malone* 102.94
71. Dwyane Wade 102.95
72. Marcin Gortat 103.00
73. George Lynch 103.05
74. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 103.07
75. Doug Christie 103.15
76. Jason Collins 103.20
77. Manu Ginobili 103.20
78. Roy Hibbert 103.21
79. Ron Harper 103.30
80. Baron Davis 103.31
81. Bill Laimbeer 103.43
82. Tayshaun Prince 103.45
83. Chris Childs 103.50
84. Larry Hughes 103.54
85. Charles Oakley 103.54
86. Anthony Johnson 103.62
87. Bryon Russell 103.67
88. Chris Webber 103.68
89. Michael Jordan* 103.72
90. Luol Deng 103.78
91. Danny Green 103.80
92. John Salley 103.84
93. Jack Sikma 103.84
94. Moses Malone* 103.94
95. Paul Westphal 103.94
96. Elden Campbell 103.98
97. David West 104.01
98. Greg Anthony 104.04
99. Jamaal Wilkes* 104.07
100. Robert Horry 104.07
101. Bobby Jones 104.09
102. Charles Smith 104.15
103. Richard Jefferson 104.19
104. Iman Shumpert 104.23
105. Shawn Kemp 104.24
106. Gus Williams 104.26
107. Larry Bird* 104.33
108. Kendrick Perkins 104.34
109. Latrell Sprewell 104.35
110. Richard Hamilton 104.39
111. Marc Gasol 104.43
112. Paul Millsap 104.45
113. Stephen Jackson 104.46
114. Larry Johnson 104.49
115. Vlade Divac 104.57
116. Josh Smith 104.62
117. John Johnson 104.65
118. John Starks 104.69
119. James Posey 104.71
120. Chris Bosh 104.72
121. Henry Bibby 104.74
122. Shawn Marion 104.99
123. Scott Wedman 105.01
124. Mickael Pietrus 105.02
125. Isiah Thomas* 105.05
126. Lamar Odom 105.08
127. Cedric Maxwell 105.09
128. Kurt Rambis 105.20
129. Caron Butler 105.22
130. Toni Kukoc 105.24
131. Fred Brown 105.25
132. Billy Paultz 105.32
133. Robert Parish* 105.37
134. Tyson Chandler 105.43
135. Glen Davis 105.45
136. Stephen Curry 105.46
137. Thabo Sefolosha 105.50
138. Serge Ibaka 105.53
139. Chauncey Billups 105.55
140. Rik Smits 105.59
141. Andre Iguodala 105.69
142. Eddie Jones 105.71
143. Delonte West 105.73
144. Horace Grant 105.77
145. Nene Hilario 105.86
146. Rick Fox 105.90
147. Mario Chalmers 105.93
148. Metta World Peace 105.93
149. Kevin Durant 105.97
150. Gerald Henderson 105.98
151. Rick Mahorn 106.00
152. Carlos Boozer 106.01
153. Tiny Archibald* 106.02
154. Marques Johnson 106.03
155. Bruce Bowen 106.04
156. Kevin Grevey 106.09
157. Avery Johnson 106.10
158. Andrew Bynum 106.19
159. Lance Stephenson 106.28
160. Al Horford 106.28
161. Tree Rollins 106.41
162. Hedo Turkoglu 106.42
163. Tristan Thompson 106.45
164. Anthony Mason 106.45
165. Kobe Bryant 106.49
166. Alton Lister 106.50
167. Vince Carter 106.52
168. Maurice Cheeks 106.60
169. Tom Henderson 106.67
170. Allan Houston 106.70
171. Mookie Blaylock 106.74
172. Tracy McGrady* 106.75
173. Mark Eaton 106.78
174. Pau Gasol 106.84
175. Charles Barkley* 106.88
176. Clifford Robinson 106.89
177. Trevor Ariza 106.92
178. John Stockton* 106.94
179. Amar'e Stoudemire 106.95
180. Magic Johnson* 106.97
181. Jeff Teague 107.00
182. Nick Collison 107.00
183. Derrick Rose 107.07
184. Russell Westbrook 107.08
185. DeMarre Carroll 107.10
186. Kyrie Irving 107.16
187. Brad Daugherty 107.27
188. Blake Griffin 107.40
189. Jerome Kersey 107.45
190. Eric Snow 107.47
191. Dirk Nowitzki 107.48
192. Sean Elliott 107.48
193. Zach Randolph 107.49
194. Steve Kerr 107.50
195. Nate McMillan 107.62
196. Kirk Hinrich 107.62
197. Carmelo Anthony 107.63
198. Derek Fisher 107.67
199. Klay Thompson 107.71
200. Tyrone Hill 107.71
201. Tony Parker 107.72
202. Mark West 107.75
203. Jeff Hornacek 107.76
204. Rashard Lewis 107.77
205. Harrison Barnes 107.78
206. Tim Hardaway 107.79
207. Larry Nance 107.79
208. Ray Allen 107.81
209. J.R. Smith 107.83
210. Otis Thorpe 107.88
211. Robert Reid 107.95
212. Dan Issel* 107.97
213. Mike Conley 107.99
214. Aaron McKie 107.99
215. Mike Miller 107.99
216. Kevin Willis 108.00
217. Dan Majerle 108.00
218. Walter Davis 108.00
219. George Hill 108.04
220. Shane Battier 108.10
221. Jalen Rose 108.12
222. Tyrone Corbin 108.13
223. James Jones 108.15
224. Kyle Korver 108.15
225. Shaun Livingston 108.18
226. Gary Payton* 108.23
227. Boris Diaw 108.24
228. Matt Barnes 108.25
229. Reggie Miller* 108.36
230. Antawn Jamison 108.36
231. James Harden 108.39
232. Anfernee Hardaway 108.43
233. Derrick McKey 108.47
234. Bill Cartwright 108.47
235. Mark Jackson 108.49
236. Antoine Carr 108.52
237. Adrian Dantley* 108.56
238. Hot Rod Williams 108.65
239. Norm Nixon 108.73
240. Chris Paul 108.74
241. Michael Cooper 108.74
242. Allen Iverson* 108.76
243. Buck Williams 108.79
244. Dennis Johnson* 108.79
245. David Wesley 108.86
246. James Edwards 108.99
247. Peja Stojakovic 109.02
248. Jason Williams 109.03
249. Craig Ehlo 109.07
250. Calvin Murphy* 109.14

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