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NBA & ABA Career Playoff Leaders and Records for Minutes Per Game

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

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NBA/ABA

Rank Player MPG
1. Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24
2. Bill Russell* 45.44
3. Allen Iverson 45.11
4. Bob Love 43.85
5. Elvin Hayes* 43.33
6. LeBron James 43.12
7. Jo Jo White 42.85
8. Oscar Robertson* 42.71
9. Walt Frazier* 42.51
10. Dave Cowens* 42.34
11. Walt Bellamy* 42.15
12. Kevin Durant 42.15
13. Larry Bird* 41.99
14. Michael Jordan* 41.75
15. Jerry West* 41.31
16. Dirk Nowitzki 41.26
17. Anfernee Hardaway 41.25
18. Elgin Baylor* 41.12
19. Latrell Sprewell 41.10
20. Wes Unseld* 41.08
21. Karl Malone* 40.97
22. Norm Van Lier 40.76
23. Deron Williams 40.58
24. Moses Malone* 40.31
25. Bob Pettit* 40.28
26. Luol Deng 40.25
27. Jim Pollard* 40.09
28. Allan Houston 40.08
29. Mookie Blaylock 40.02
30. John Havlicek* 39.88
31. Paul Pierce 39.74
32. Magic Johnson* 39.67
33. Hakeem Olajuwon* 39.65
34. Bob Dandridge 39.61
35. Hal Greer* 39.59
36. Chris Paul 39.51
37. Dwyane Wade 39.46
38. Norm Nixon 39.43
39. Charles Barkley* 39.42
40. Slater Martin* 39.40
41. Kobe Bryant 39.28
42. Vince Carter 39.20
43. Andre Iguodala 39.17
44. Marques Johnson 39.11
45. Carmelo Anthony 39.08
46. Brad Daugherty 39.02
47. Scottie Pippen* 38.97
48. Julius Erving* 38.90
49. Dennis Johnson* 38.86
50. Joe Johnson 38.84
51. Dwight Howard 38.81
52. Dominique Wilkins* 38.79
53. Richard Hamilton 38.76
54. Rick Barry* 38.68
55. Tim Duncan 38.62
56. Paul Arizin* 38.62
57. Pau Gasol 38.60
58. Jason Kidd 38.53
59. Bob Cousy* 38.50
60. Rajon Rondo 38.46
61. Antoine Walker 38.45
62. Clyde Drexler* 38.43
63. Dave DeBusschere* 38.35
64. Kevin Garnett 38.28
65. Freddie Lewis 38.17
66. George Gervin* 38.00
67. Isiah Thomas* 37.98
68. Jim McMillian 37.81
69. Zelmo Beaty 37.78
70. Darel Carrier 37.62
71. Shawn Marion 37.56
72. Lenny Wilkens* 37.55
73. Shaquille O'Neal 37.49
74. Patrick Ewing* 37.46
75. Charlie Scott 37.36
76. Russell Westbrook 37.35
77. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 37.35
78. Louie Dampier 37.07
79. James Worthy* 37.04
80. Glen Rice 37.04
81. Baron Davis 37.02
82. Kevin Johnson 36.94
83. Metta World Peace 36.88
84. Reggie Miller* 36.86
85. George Yardley* 36.80
86. Tim Hardaway 36.64
87. Roger Brown* 36.64
88. George Mikan* 36.59
89. Joe Dumars* 36.58
90. Ray Allen 36.58
91. Willie Wise 36.46
92. Maurice Cheeks 36.45
93. Chauncey Billups 36.45
94. Larry Brown 36.38
95. Tayshaun Prince 36.33
96. Tony Parker 36.33
97. Larry Johnson 36.32
98. Jerry Sloan* 36.31
99. Horace Grant 36.31
100. Artis Gilmore* 36.30
101. Chris Webber 36.25
102. Jimmy Jones 36.22
103. Lou Hudson 36.05
104. Nick Anderson 36.04
105. Carlos Boozer 36.01
106. Josh Smith 36.00
107. Mark Price 35.98
108. Rodney McCray 35.87
109. Mel Daniels* 35.79
110. Steve Nash 35.74
111. George McGinnis 35.72
112. Larry Nance 35.71
113. Doug Moe 35.70
114. Alex English* 35.69
115. Al Horford 35.65
116. Gary Payton* 35.59
117. Jamal Mashburn 35.56
118. Dan Issel* 35.50
119. Zach Randolph 35.50
120. Nate Thurmond* 35.49
121. Charles Oakley 35.47
122. Jeff Malone 35.47
123. Chris Bosh 35.41
124. Bob Lanier* 35.24
125. David Wesley 35.16
126. John Stockton* 35.15
127. Chet Walker* 35.12
128. Jason Terry 35.11
129. Amar'e Stoudemire 35.02
130. Tiny Archibald* 34.94
131. Antawn Jamison 34.91
132. Joakim Noah 34.91
133. Jack Sikma 34.88
134. Phil Chenier 34.80
  Ben Wallace 34.80
136. David West 34.69
137. Sidney Moncrief 34.69
138. Larry Kenon 34.68
139. Robert Reid 34.68
140. Caron Butler 34.50
141. Tracy McGrady 34.48
142. Dan Majerle 34.46
143. Adrian Dantley* 34.45
144. Paul Seymour 34.42
145. Buck Williams 34.35
146. David Robinson* 34.32
147. Rudy LaRusso 34.28
148. Hersey Hawkins 34.18
149. Eddie Jones 34.14
150. Jeff Hornacek 34.04
151. Dolph Schayes* 34.01
152. Xavier McDaniel 33.98
153. Andre Miller 33.94
154. Willis Reed* 33.86
155. Guy Rodgers* 33.85
156. Kevin McHale* 33.82
157. Kirk Hinrich 33.73
158. Vernon Maxwell 33.63
159. Archie Clark 33.62
160. Jamaal Wilkes* 33.62
161. Stephen Jackson 33.60
162. Joe Caldwell 33.59
163. Robert Parish* 33.57
164. George Hill 33.50
165. Jack Coleman 33.47
166. Calvin Natt 33.42
167. Shawn Kemp 33.38
168. Sean Elliott 33.36
169. Lamar Odom 33.32
170. Larry Hughes 33.31
171. Bill Bradley* 33.27
172. Mike Bibby 33.18
173. Rashard Lewis 33.13
174. Earl Monroe* 33.11
175. Cincinnatus Powell 33.10
176. Bill Laimbeer 33.05
177. Goose Ligon 33.00
178. Bill Sharman* 32.99
179. Rasheed Wallace 32.98
180. Jack Marin 32.92
181. Jerry Lucas* 32.92
182. Donnie Freeman 32.80
183. Gail Goodrich* 32.77
184. Peja Stojakovic 32.69
185. Doug Christie 32.69
186. Bob Netolicky 32.67
187. Calvin Murphy* 32.55
188. Gus Williams 32.47
189. Cliff Hagan* 32.42
190. Billy Cunningham* 32.41
191. Ron Boone 32.37
192. Steve Smith 32.24
193. Anthony Mason 32.21
194. Kerry Kittles 32.11
195. Josh Howard 32.05
196. Kenyon Martin 32.04
197. Richard Jefferson 31.95
198. Jalen Rose 31.93
199. Derek Harper 31.90
200. Ralph Simpson 31.87
201. Vern Mikkelsen* 31.85
202. Terry Porter 31.77
203. Bailey Howell* 31.65
204. John Starks 31.61
205. James Harden 31.50
206. Nick Van Exel 31.45
207. Avery Johnson 31.19
208. Bill Bridges 31.16
209. Bruce Bowen 31.04
210. Red Robbins 31.03
211. Mark Eaton 31.01
212. Tom Heinsohn* 30.99
213. Lonnie Shelton 30.98
214. Jack McMahon 30.98
215. Rolando Blackman 30.97
216. Gar Heard 30.93
217. Frank Selvy 30.92
218. Dikembe Mutombo 30.86
219. Vlade Divac 30.81
220. Hedo Turkoglu 30.78
221. Rod Strickland 30.71
222. Maurice Lucas 30.70
223. Thurl Bailey 30.68
224. Gerald Wilkins 30.65
225. Trooper Washington 30.53
226. Manu Ginobili 30.42
227. Glen Combs 30.29
228. Michael Finley 30.29
229. Paul Pressey 30.25
230. Sam Jones* 30.22
231. Luke Jackson 30.21
232. Billy Paultz 30.06
233. Kenny Smith 30.04
234. Caldwell Jones 29.94
235. Red Kerr 29.93
236. Mack Calvin 29.81
237. Andrew Toney 29.81
238. Lionel Hollins 29.78
239. Curtis Perry 29.73
240. Dick Barnett 29.72
241. Mario Chalmers 29.59
242. Tom Henderson 29.55
243. Doc Rivers 29.54
244. Shane Battier 29.48
245. Bryon Russell 29.34
246. Alvan Adams 29.33
247. Byron Scott 29.32
248. Serge Ibaka 29.31
249. Hot Rod Williams 29.28
  Detlef Schrempf 29.28

NBA

Rank Player MPG
1. Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24
2. Bill Russell* 45.44
3. Allen Iverson 45.11
4. Bob Love 43.85
5. Elvin Hayes* 43.33
6. LeBron James 43.12
7. Jo Jo White 42.85
8. Oscar Robertson* 42.71
9. Walt Frazier* 42.51
10. Dave Cowens* 42.34
11. Walt Bellamy* 42.15
12. Kevin Durant 42.15
13. Larry Bird* 41.99
14. Michael Jordan* 41.75
15. Jerry West* 41.31
16. Dirk Nowitzki 41.26
17. Anfernee Hardaway 41.25
18. Elgin Baylor* 41.12
19. Latrell Sprewell 41.10
20. Wes Unseld* 41.08
21. Karl Malone* 40.97
22. Norm Van Lier 40.76
23. Deron Williams 40.58
24. Moses Malone* 40.38
25. Bob Pettit* 40.28
26. Luol Deng 40.25
27. Jim Pollard* 40.09
28. Allan Houston 40.08
29. Mookie Blaylock 40.02
30. John Havlicek* 39.88
31. Paul Pierce 39.74
32. Magic Johnson* 39.67
33. Hakeem Olajuwon* 39.65
34. Bob Dandridge 39.61
35. Hal Greer* 39.59
36. Chris Paul 39.51
37. Dwyane Wade 39.46
38. Norm Nixon 39.43
39. Charles Barkley* 39.42
40. Slater Martin* 39.40
41. Kobe Bryant 39.28
42. Vince Carter 39.20
43. Andre Iguodala 39.17
44. Marques Johnson 39.11
45. Carmelo Anthony 39.08
46. Brad Daugherty 39.02
47. Scottie Pippen* 38.97
48. Dennis Johnson* 38.86
49. Joe Johnson 38.84
50. Dwight Howard 38.81
51. Dominique Wilkins* 38.79
52. Richard Hamilton 38.76
53. Tim Duncan 38.62
54. Paul Arizin* 38.62
55. Pau Gasol 38.60
56. Jason Kidd 38.53
57. Bob Cousy* 38.50
58. Rajon Rondo 38.46
59. Antoine Walker 38.45
60. Clyde Drexler* 38.43
61. Dave DeBusschere* 38.35
62. Kevin Garnett 38.28
63. Isiah Thomas* 37.98
64. Jim McMillian 37.81
65. Shawn Marion 37.56
66. Lenny Wilkens* 37.55
67. Julius Erving* 37.50
68. Shaquille O'Neal 37.49
69. Patrick Ewing* 37.46
70. Russell Westbrook 37.35
71. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 37.35
72. George Gervin* 37.32
73. Zelmo Beaty 37.22
74. James Worthy* 37.04
75. Glen Rice 37.04
76. Baron Davis 37.02
77. Kevin Johnson 36.94
78. Metta World Peace 36.88
79. Reggie Miller* 36.86
80. George Yardley* 36.80
81. Rick Barry* 36.80
82. Tim Hardaway 36.64
83. George Mikan* 36.59
84. Joe Dumars* 36.58
85. Ray Allen 36.58
86. Maurice Cheeks 36.45
87. Chauncey Billups 36.45
88. Tayshaun Prince 36.33
89. Tony Parker 36.33
90. Larry Johnson 36.32
91. Jerry Sloan* 36.31
92. Horace Grant 36.31
93. Chris Webber 36.25
94. Lou Hudson 36.05
95. Nick Anderson 36.04
96. Carlos Boozer 36.01
97. Josh Smith 36.00
98. Mark Price 35.98
99. Rodney McCray 35.87
100. Steve Nash 35.74
101. Larry Nance 35.71
102. Alex English* 35.69
103. Al Horford 35.65
104. Gary Payton* 35.59
105. Jamal Mashburn 35.56
106. Zach Randolph 35.50
107. Nate Thurmond* 35.49
108. Charles Oakley 35.47
109. Jeff Malone 35.47
110. Chris Bosh 35.41
111. Bob Lanier* 35.24
112. David Wesley 35.16
113. John Stockton* 35.15
114. Chet Walker* 35.12
115. Jason Terry 35.11
116. Amar'e Stoudemire 35.02
117. Tiny Archibald* 34.94
118. Antawn Jamison 34.91
119. Joakim Noah 34.91
120. Jack Sikma 34.88
121. Ben Wallace 34.80
  Phil Chenier 34.80
123. David West 34.69
124. Sidney Moncrief 34.69
125. Robert Reid 34.68
126. Caron Butler 34.50
127. Tracy McGrady 34.48
128. Dan Majerle 34.46
129. Adrian Dantley* 34.45
130. Paul Seymour 34.42
131. Buck Williams 34.35
132. David Robinson* 34.32
133. Rudy LaRusso 34.28
134. Hersey Hawkins 34.18
135. Eddie Jones 34.14
136. Jeff Hornacek 34.04
137. Dolph Schayes* 34.01
138. Xavier McDaniel 33.98
139. Andre Miller 33.94
140. Willis Reed* 33.86
141. Guy Rodgers* 33.85
142. Kevin McHale* 33.82
143. Kirk Hinrich 33.73
144. Vernon Maxwell 33.63
145. Archie Clark 33.62
146. Jamaal Wilkes* 33.62
147. Stephen Jackson 33.60
148. Robert Parish* 33.57
149. George Hill 33.50
150. Jack Coleman 33.47
151. Calvin Natt 33.42
152. Shawn Kemp 33.38
153. Sean Elliott 33.36
154. Lamar Odom 33.32
155. Larry Hughes 33.31
156. Bill Bradley* 33.27
157. Mike Bibby 33.18
158. Rashard Lewis 33.13
159. Earl Monroe* 33.11
160. Bill Laimbeer 33.05
161. Bill Sharman* 32.99
162. Rasheed Wallace 32.98
163. Cliff Hagan* 32.94
164. Jack Marin 32.92
165. Jerry Lucas* 32.92
166. Gail Goodrich* 32.77
167. Peja Stojakovic 32.69
168. Doug Christie 32.69
169. Calvin Murphy* 32.55
170. Gus Williams 32.47
171. Steve Smith 32.24
172. Anthony Mason 32.21
173. Kerry Kittles 32.11
174. Josh Howard 32.05
175. Kenyon Martin 32.04
176. Richard Jefferson 31.95
177. Jalen Rose 31.93
178. Derek Harper 31.90
179. Vern Mikkelsen* 31.85
180. Terry Porter 31.77
181. Bailey Howell* 31.65
182. John Starks 31.61
183. James Harden 31.50
184. Nick Van Exel 31.45
185. Avery Johnson 31.19
186. Bill Bridges 31.16
187. Bruce Bowen 31.04
188. Mark Eaton 31.01
189. Tom Heinsohn* 30.99
190. Lonnie Shelton 30.98
191. Jack McMahon 30.98
192. Rolando Blackman 30.97
193. Gar Heard 30.93
194. Frank Selvy 30.92
195. Dikembe Mutombo 30.86
196. Vlade Divac 30.81
197. Hedo Turkoglu 30.78
198. Rod Strickland 30.71
199. Thurl Bailey 30.68
200. Gerald Wilkins 30.65
201. Manu Ginobili 30.42
202. Michael Finley 30.29
203. Paul Pressey 30.25
204. Sam Jones* 30.22
205. Luke Jackson 30.21
206. Dan Issel* 30.17
207. Kenny Smith 30.04
208. Red Kerr 29.93
209. Andrew Toney 29.81
210. Lionel Hollins 29.78
211. Curtis Perry 29.73
212. Dick Barnett 29.72
213. Mario Chalmers 29.59
214. Maurice Lucas 29.59
215. Tom Henderson 29.55
216. Doc Rivers 29.54
217. Shane Battier 29.48
218. Bryon Russell 29.34
219. Alvan Adams 29.33
220. Byron Scott 29.32
221. Serge Ibaka 29.31
222. Hot Rod Williams 29.28
  Detlef Schrempf 29.28
224. Happy Hairston 29.28
225. Kevin Duckworth 29.19
226. Tyson Chandler 29.13
227. Caldwell Jones 29.13
228. Delonte West 29.07
229. Mark Aguirre 29.00
230. Chris Mullin* 28.97
231. Clifford Ray 28.92
232. Bob McAdoo* 28.87
233. Otis Thorpe 28.87
234. Jerry Stackhouse 28.83
235. Mark Jackson 28.82
236. Sam Perkins 28.65
237. Boris Diaw 28.61
238. Aaron McKie 28.52
239. Antonio Davis 28.46
240. Marcus Camby 28.42
241. Tom Chambers 28.34
242. Paul Silas 28.34
243. Dennis Rodman* 28.34
244. Michael Cooper 28.24
245. Bill Cartwright 28.19
246. Tim Thomas 28.09
247. Walter Davis 28.00
248. Robert Horry 27.96
249. Kiki Vandeweghe 27.79
250. Jon McGlocklin 27.78

ABA

Rank Player MPG
1. Julius Erving* 43.00
2. Artis Gilmore* 42.72
3. Louie Dampier 40.37
4. Jimmy Jones 40.18
5. Ralph Simpson 39.50
6. Freddie Lewis 39.16
7. Dan Issel* 39.04
8. Billy Paultz 38.79
9. Zelmo Beaty 38.46
10. George McGinnis 38.29
11. Willie Wise 38.12
12. Darel Carrier 37.62
13. Roger Brown* 36.64
14. Larry Brown 36.38
15. Mel Daniels* 35.79
16. Doug Moe 35.70
17. Mack Calvin 34.98
18. Cincinnatus Powell 33.10
19. Goose Ligon 33.00
20. Ron Boone 32.80
21. Donnie Freeman 32.80
22. Bob Netolicky 32.67
23. Red Robbins 31.03
24. Trooper Washington 30.53
25. Glen Combs 30.29
26. Gerald Govan 29.24
27. Byron Beck 28.87
28. Bill Keller 26.36
29. Jim Eakins 25.29
30. Darnell Hillman 24.40