NBA & ABA Progressive Leaders and Records for Effective Field Goal Pct

Active players are listed in bold.
Members of the Hall of Fame are marked with an asterisk (*).

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Table
  Year-by-Year eFG%   Active eFG%   Career eFG%   Single Season eFG%
1946-47Bob Feerick .4009               Bob Feerick .4009
1947-48Buddy Jeannette* .3488               Bob Feerick .4009
1948-49Arnie Risen* .4228               Arnie Risen* .4228
1949-50Alex Groza .4780               Alex Groza .4780
1950-51Alex Groza .4704   Joe Fulks* .2963   Joe Fulks* .2963   Alex Groza .4780
1951-52Paul Arizin* .4485   George Mikan* .4094   George Mikan* .4094   Alex Groza .4780
1952-53Neil Johnston* .4524   George Mikan* .4077   George Mikan* .4077   Alex Groza .4780
1953-54Ed Macauley* .4863   Ed Macauley* .4481   Ed Macauley* .4481   Ed Macauley* .4863
1954-55Larry Foust .4865   Ed Macauley* .4440   Ed Macauley* .4440   Larry Foust .4865
1955-56Neil Johnston* .4570   Neil Johnston* .4507   Neil Johnston* .4507   Larry Foust .4865
1956-57Neil Johnston* .4471   Neil Johnston* .4500   Neil Johnston* .4500   Larry Foust .4865
1957-58Jack Twyman* .4523   Neil Johnston* .4468   Neil Johnston* .4468   Larry Foust .4865
1958-59Kenny Sears .4900   Neil Johnston* .4442   Neil Johnston* .4442   Kenny Sears .4900
1959-60Kenny Sears .4774   Kenny Sears .4539   Kenny Sears .4539   Kenny Sears .4900
1960-61Wilt Chamberlain* .5092   Wilt Chamberlain* .4857   Wilt Chamberlain* .4857   Wilt Chamberlain* .5092
1961-62Walt Bellamy* .5189   Wilt Chamberlain* .4936   Wilt Chamberlain* .4936   Walt Bellamy* .5189
1962-63Wilt Chamberlain* .5282   Wilt Chamberlain* .5026   Wilt Chamberlain* .5026   Wilt Chamberlain* .5282
1963-64Jerry Lucas* .5266   Walt Bellamy* .5194   Walt Bellamy* .5194   Wilt Chamberlain* .5282
1964-65Wilt Chamberlain* .5103   Walt Bellamy* .5170   Walt Bellamy* .5170   Wilt Chamberlain* .5282
1965-66Wilt Chamberlain* .5397   Walt Bellamy* .5151   Walt Bellamy* .5151   Wilt Chamberlain* .5397
1966-67Wilt Chamberlain* .6826   Wilt Chamberlain* .5216   Wilt Chamberlain* .5216   Wilt Chamberlain* .6826
1967-68Wilt Chamberlain* .5948   Wilt Chamberlain* .5267   Wilt Chamberlain* .5267   Wilt Chamberlain* .6826
1968-69Wilt Chamberlain* .5833   Wilt Chamberlain* .5297   Wilt Chamberlain* .5297   Wilt Chamberlain* .6826
1969-70Johnny Green .5593   Wilt Chamberlain* .5301   Wilt Chamberlain* .5301   Wilt Chamberlain* .6826
1970-71Johnny Green .5871   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* .5478   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* .5478   Wilt Chamberlain* .6826
1971-72Wilt Chamberlain* .6492   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* .5571   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* .5571   Wilt Chamberlain* .6826
1972-73Wilt Chamberlain* .7270   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* .5564   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* .5564   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
1973-74Bob McAdoo* .5471   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* .5531   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* .5531   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
1974-75Don Nelson* .5389   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* .5471   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* .5471   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
1975-76Wes Unseld* .5608   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* .5446   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* .5446   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
1976-77Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* .5793   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* .5484   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* .5484   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
1977-78Bobby Jones .5782   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* .5485   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* .5485   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
1978-79Cedric Maxwell .5842   Artis Gilmore* .5537   Artis Gilmore* .5537   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
1979-80Cedric Maxwell .6093   Artis Gilmore* .5587   Artis Gilmore* .5587   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
1980-81Artis Gilmore* .6703   Artis Gilmore* .5769   Artis Gilmore* .5769   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
1981-82Artis Gilmore* .6529   Artis Gilmore* .5879   Artis Gilmore* .5879   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
1982-83Artis Gilmore* .6261   Artis Gilmore* .5929   Artis Gilmore* .5929   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
1983-84Artis Gilmore* .6313   Artis Gilmore* .5959   Artis Gilmore* .5959   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
1984-85James Donaldson .6370   Artis Gilmore* .5987   Artis Gilmore* .5987   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
1985-86Steve Johnson .6318   Artis Gilmore* .6002   Artis Gilmore* .6002   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
1986-87Charles Barkley* .6057   Artis Gilmore* .6000   Artis Gilmore* .6000   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
1987-88Charles Barkley* .6040   Artis Gilmore* .5990   Artis Gilmore* .5990   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
1988-89Dennis Rodman* .6008   Charles Barkley* .5885   Artis Gilmore* .5990   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
1989-90Mark West .6245   Charles Barkley* .5922   Artis Gilmore* .5990   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
1990-91Buck Williams .6017   Charles Barkley* .5916   Artis Gilmore* .5990   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
1991-92Buck Williams .6039   Charles Barkley* .5884   Artis Gilmore* .5990   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
1992-93Kenny Smith .5847   Charles Barkley* .5824   Artis Gilmore* .5990   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
1993-94Shaquille O'Neal* .5990   Mark West .5922   Artis Gilmore* .5990   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
1994-95Chris Gatling .6328   Mark West .5887   Artis Gilmore* .5990   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
1995-96John Stockton* .5960   Mark West .5855   Artis Gilmore* .5990   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
1996-97Chris Mullin* .6054   Mark West .5842   Artis Gilmore* .5990   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
1997-98Dale Ellis .5879   Mark West .5837   Artis Gilmore* .5990   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
1998-99Shaquille O'Neal* .5763   Mark West .5808   Artis Gilmore* .5990   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
1999-00Brent Barry .5785   Mark West .5804   Artis Gilmore* .5990   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
2000-01Shaquille O'Neal* .5717   Shaquille O'Neal* .5768   Artis Gilmore* .5990   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
2001-02Brent Barry .6114   Shaquille O'Neal* .5770   Artis Gilmore* .5990   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
2002-03Eddy Curry .5846   Shaquille O'Neal* .5768   Artis Gilmore* .5990   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
2003-04Shaquille O'Neal* .5844   Shaquille O'Neal* .5773   Artis Gilmore* .5990   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
2004-05Damon Jones .6109   Shaquille O'Neal* .5789   Artis Gilmore* .5990   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
2005-06Shaquille O'Neal* .6000   Shaquille O'Neal* .5799   Artis Gilmore* .5990   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
2006-07Steve Nash .6128   Shaquille O'Neal* .5802   Artis Gilmore* .5990   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
2007-08Andris Biedrins .6261   Shaquille O'Neal* .5806   Artis Gilmore* .5990   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
2008-09Shaquille O'Neal* .6088   Shaquille O'Neal* .5818   Artis Gilmore* .5990   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
2009-10Dwight Howard .6115   Shaquille O'Neal* .5815   Artis Gilmore* .5990   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
2010-11Nene Hilario .6154   Shaquille O'Neal* .5823   Artis Gilmore* .5990   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
2011-12Tyson Chandler .6789   Tyson Chandler .5781   Artis Gilmore* .5990   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
2012-13DeAndre Jordan .6434   Tyson Chandler .5836   Artis Gilmore* .5990   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
2013-14DeAndre Jordan .6757   Tyson Chandler .5842   Artis Gilmore* .5990   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
2014-15DeAndre Jordan .7107   Tyson Chandler .5913   Artis Gilmore* .5990   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
2015-16DeAndre Jordan .7028   DeAndre Jordan .6702   DeAndre Jordan .6702   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
2016-17Rudy Gobert .6444   DeAndre Jordan .6685   DeAndre Jordan .6685   Wilt Chamberlain* .7270
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