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NBA & ABA Year-by-Year Top 10 Leaders and Records for Defensive Rating

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Season Lg 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th
2013-14 NBA J. Noah (95.82) A. Bogut (96.34) P. George (97.02) T. Duncan (97.64) D. Green (97.67) R. Hibbert (98.18) K. Leonard (98.22) D. Jordan (98.36) C. Boozer (98.47) D. West (98.55)
2012-13 NBA T. Duncan (94.97) R. Hibbert (96.87) P. George (97.09) T. Allen (98.42) M. Gasol (98.49) L. Sanders (98.51) J. Noah (98.57) D. West (98.57) K. Garnett (98.87) L. Odom (98.98)
2011-12 NBA K. Garnett (94.21) C. Boozer (95.18) D. Howard (95.57) J. Noah (95.69) J. Smith (95.93) E. Brand (96.21) T. Gibson (96.41) L. James (97.45) A. Iguodala (97.75) M. Camby (98.05)
2010-11 NBA D. Howard (94.18) K. Garnett (95.00) J. Noah (96.78) A. Bogut (97.31) T. Gibson (97.75) R. Brewer (98.42) C. Boozer (98.66) M. Camby (99.84) R. Rondo (99.94) G. Davis (100.28)
2009-10 NBA D. Howard (95.44) A. Bogut (98.06) G. Wallace (99.73) L. Odom (100.42) R. Wallace (100.48) M. Camby (100.77) T. Duncan (100.85) K. Garnett (100.96) J. Noah (101.06) J. Smith (101.40)
2008-09 NBA D. Howard (94.56) K. Garnett (97.51) L. James (99.14) A. Varejao (100.01) K. Perkins (100.22) T. Duncan (100.24) Z. Ilgauskas (100.52) Y. Ming (100.89) R. Rondo (100.90) L. Odom (101.69)
2007-08 NBA K. Garnett (93.85) T. Duncan (96.57) C. Hayes (96.68) K. Perkins (97.34) J. Posey (97.95) R. Wallace (98.05) M. Camby (98.29) R. Rondo (98.42) D. Howard (98.76) Y. Ming (99.36)
2006-07 NBA T. Duncan (94.45) B. Wallace (94.84) M. Camby (97.21) Y. Ming (97.75) M. Ginobili (97.88) C. Hayes (97.98) A. Varejao (98.04) D. Howard (99.02) Z. Ilgauskas (99.34) A. McDyess (99.77)
2005-06 NBA T. Duncan (94.41) M. Camby (94.95) B. Wallace (95.20) M. Ginobili (97.97) K. Garnett (98.23) J. O'Neal (98.91) J. Kidd (99.14) R. Nesterovic (99.18) T. Chandler (99.58) J. Foster (99.63)
2004-05 NBA T. Duncan (93.17) T. Chandler (93.86) B. Wallace (93.98) M. Camby (96.13) R. Nesterovic (97.30) M. Ginobili (97.53) Y. Ming (98.64) K. Garnett (98.67) R. Wallace (99.02) S. O'Neal (99.56)
2003-04 NBA B. Wallace (87.48) T. Duncan (88.50) K. Garnett (91.61) R. Nesterovic (92.21) K. Martin (93.08) M. Ginobili (93.11) J. O'Neal (93.14) H. Turkoglu (93.84) M. Okur (94.65) K. Cato (95.09)
2002-03 NBA B. Wallace (89.99) T. Duncan (94.45) D. Robinson* (94.92) K. Martin (95.76) S. Bradley (95.77) C. Webber (95.82) J. Kidd (96.25) K. Clark (96.56) V. Divac (97.11) J. O'Neal (97.29)
2001-02 NBA B. Wallace (92.89) D. Robinson* (94.86) T. Duncan (95.69) M. Rose (96.77) A. Mourning* (97.11) J. Kidd (97.51) D. Mutombo (97.75) C. Webber (97.83) S. Pollard (97.92) V. Divac (98.80)
2000-01 NBA M. Camby (90.56) D. Robinson* (92.09) S. Marion (93.40) T. Duncan (93.59) B. Wallace (93.99) T. Ratliff (95.60) K. Thomas (95.82) E. Campbell (96.04) S. Bradley (96.07) C. Webber (96.64)
1999-00 NBA D. Robinson* (92.22) S. O'Neal (94.58) T. Duncan (94.60) R. Horry (95.40) M. Camby (95.51) A. Sabonis* (95.78) A. Mourning* (96.01) B. Wallace (96.28) P. Ewing* (96.97) G. Ostertag (97.35)
1998-99 NBA D. Robinson* (87.94) P. Ewing* (91.27) T. Duncan (91.50) D. Mutombo (92.31) A. Mourning* (92.86) M. Camby (93.30) A. Sabonis* (93.67) T. Ratliff (94.31) G. Ostertag (95.04) K. Thomas (95.10)
1997-98 NBA D. Robinson* (93.61) T. Duncan (95.29) S. Kemp (96.11) D. Rodman* (96.61) Z. Ilgauskas (96.90) C. Oakley (96.95) A. Sabonis* (97.39) B. Knight (97.40) C. Ward (97.54) A. McDyess (98.11)
1996-97 NBA A. Mourning* (95.31) P. Ewing* (95.66) D. Mutombo (96.81) A. Sabonis* (97.15) P. Brown (97.99) D. Rodman* (98.22) C. Oakley (98.61) S. O'Neal (98.67) H. Olajuwon* (98.89) S. Kemp (99.00)
1995-96 NBA D. Robinson* (96.45) S. Kemp (97.13) A. Sabonis* (97.26) E. Johnson (97.70) P. Ewing* (97.93) D. Rodman* (98.19) C. Dudley (98.71) A. Mourning* (99.18) M. Jordan* (99.56) S. Pippen* (100.66)
1994-95 NBA S. Pippen* (98.25) P. Ewing* (98.31) D. Robinson* (98.65) D. Rodman* (99.98) H. Olajuwon* (100.38) C. Oakley (101.28) K. Malone* (101.40) M. Cage (101.68) D. Davis (101.79) A. Mason (102.21)
1993-94 NBA P. Ewing* (92.88) H. Olajuwon* (94.96) N. McMillan (95.08) S. Kemp (95.80) C. Oakley (95.81) D. Mutombo (96.20) S. Pippen* (96.86) D. Robinson* (97.95) G. Anthony (98.78) B. Dele (98.79)
1992-93 NBA P. Ewing* (94.34) H. Olajuwon* (96.21) C. Oakley (97.75) D. Rivers (98.65) G. Anthony (98.96) D. Robinson* (99.91) S. Kemp (100.05) C. Smith (100.08) S. O'Neal (100.43) A. Mason (100.82)
1991-92 NBA D. Robinson* (94.38) P. Ewing* (98.44) H. Olajuwon* (98.91) D. Rodman* (99.06) M. Jordan* (101.68) A. Lang (101.86) H. Grant (102.20) S. Pippen* (102.24) J. Kersey (102.43) M. Eaton (102.47)
1990-91 NBA H. Olajuwon* (93.39) D. Robinson* (95.92) V. Divac (99.34) D. Rodman* (100.61) L. Smith (100.81) P. Ewing* (101.49) M. Jordan* (101.60) S. Pippen* (101.69) J. Salley (101.78) M. Bol (102.13)
1989-90 NBA H. Olajuwon* (93.43) D. Robinson* (96.80) J. Salley (99.78) B. Laimbeer (99.84) V. Divac (99.99) R. Tarpley (100.27) D. Rodman* (101.38) K. Malone* (102.24) M. Eaton (102.43) P. Ewing* (102.92)
1988-89 NBA H. Olajuwon* (94.86) M. Eaton (97.68) K. Malone* (98.80) B. Laimbeer (100.64) L. Nance (101.07) J. Stockton* (101.13) H. Williams (101.35) R. Harper (101.58) D. Rodman* (101.60) R. Mahorn (101.95)
1987-88 NBA H. Olajuwon* (98.05) M. Eaton (100.68) K. Malone* (100.75) R. Tarpley (101.04) P. Ewing* (101.26) M. Jordan* (101.47) B. Laimbeer (102.17) J. Stockton* (102.24) D. Rodman* (102.70) C. Oakley (102.84)
1986-87 NBA H. Olajuwon* (98.75) M. Eaton (100.20) J. Sikma (101.33) M. Bol (101.46) T. Rollins (101.78) J. Stockton* (101.95) K. Malone* (101.98) J. Koncak (102.00) S. Green (102.53) B. Laimbeer (102.67)
1985-86 NBA B. Walton* (97.49) A. Lister (98.41) M. Bol (98.91) L. Bird* (99.36) M. Eaton (100.04) R. Parish* (100.45) C. Barkley* (100.47) T. Cummings (100.57) R. Breuer (100.71) P. Pressey (101.31)
1984-85 NBA M. Eaton (96.50) A. Lister (99.42) R. Mahorn (100.79) T. Cummings (100.90) K. Rambis (102.19) C. Robinson (102.26) H. Olajuwon* (102.54) P. Mokeski (102.59) L. Bird* (102.79) B. Walton* (102.96)
1983-84 NBA A. Lister (98.63) L. Bird* (100.79) R. Williams (101.01) B. Jones (101.10) M. Malone* (101.72) L. Thompson (101.78) B. Cartwright (102.25) P. Pressey (102.28) R. Parish* (102.36) J. Erving* (102.38)
1982-83 NBA A. Lister (96.19) R. Mahorn (96.44) M. Malone* (96.60) T. Rollins (96.60) B. Williams (96.98) L. Nance (97.52) J. Ruland (97.60) D. Dawkins (97.71) M. Eaton (97.77) R. Parish* (97.98)
1981-82 NBA J. Sikma (97.23) T. Rollins (98.37) R. Parish* (98.93) A. Adams (99.11) J. Donaldson (99.17) L. Bird* (99.36) R. Mahorn (99.64) B. Williams (99.91) D. Roundfield (100.17) J. Ruland (100.18)
1980-81 NBA A. Adams (96.24) R. Parish* (96.42) R. Kelley (96.66) J. Erving* (96.74) C. Jones (97.33) D. Dawkins (98.03) H. Catchings (98.15) J. High (98.37) B. Jones (98.52) L. Bird* (98.58)
1979-80 NBA T. Rollins (95.90) S. Lacey (97.29) C. Jones (97.67) D. Roundfield (97.76) J. Sikma (98.15) L. Bird* (98.22) B. Robinzine (98.25) G. Johnson (98.60) J. Erving* (98.62) A. Adams (98.93)
1978-79 NBA R. Parish* (94.37) C. Jones (96.53) J. Sikma (96.61) G. Johnson (96.86) D. Dawkins (97.20) K. Abdul-Jabbar* (97.89) T. Rollins (98.19) S. Lacey (98.31) G. McGinnis (98.49) B. Jones (98.94)
1977-78 NBA B. Walton* (89.50) G. Heard (92.38) R. Lee (93.44) K. Abdul-Jabbar* (93.67) T. Rollins (93.93) E. Smith (94.03) R. Parish* (94.58) A. Adams (94.88) G. Johnson (95.43) R. Kelley (95.49)
1976-77 NBA B. Jones (89.91) B. Walton* (91.20) K. Abdul-Jabbar* (92.43) A. Gilmore* (92.93) C. Jones (93.50) K. Hughes (93.89) A. Adams (93.92) R. Lee (93.93) G. McGinnis (94.02) D. Cowens* (94.10)
1975-76 NBA G. Johnson (89.81) K. Abdul-Jabbar* (90.01) E. Hayes* (91.06) G. McGinnis (92.04) C. Ray (92.13) B. Walton* (92.17) O. Moore (92.25) D. Cowens* (92.39) W. Unseld* (92.55) E. Smith (93.54)
1974-75 NBA E. Hayes* (87.60) W. Unseld* (88.24) N. Thurmond* (90.66) D. Cowens* (90.71) S. Lacey (91.52) J. Sloan* (91.71) K. Abdul-Jabbar* (92.29) P. Chenier (92.39) G. Heard (92.78) P. Silas (93.18)
1973-74 NBA B. Lanier* (87.99) E. Hayes* (88.61) K. Abdul-Jabbar* (88.76) C. Ray (89.13) D. Cowens* (90.61) C. Perry (91.01) E. Smith (91.56) J. Sloan* (91.62) D. DeBusschere* (92.52) C. Ford (93.07)