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

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

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  Year-by-Year MPG   Active MPG   Career MPG   Single Season MPG
1951-52Jim Pollard* 42.64   Jim Pollard* 42.64   Jim Pollard* 42.64   Jim Pollard* 42.64
1952-53Ed Macauley* 46.33   Paul Seymour 42.44   Paul Seymour 42.44   Ed Macauley* 46.33
1953-54Bob Cousy* 43.33   Paul Seymour 42.77   Paul Seymour 42.77   Ed Macauley* 46.33
1954-55Slater Martin* 45.00   Paul Seymour 40.94   Paul Seymour 40.94   Ed Macauley* 46.33
1955-56Jack Coleman 41.38   Bob Cousy* 43.64   Bob Cousy* 43.64   Ed Macauley* 46.33
1956-57Bob Cousy* 44.00   Bob Cousy* 43.74   Bob Cousy* 43.74   Ed Macauley* 46.33
1957-58Bob Cousy* 41.55   Bob Cousy* 43.22   Bob Cousy* 43.22   Ed Macauley* 46.33
1958-59Bill Russell* 45.09   Bob Cousy* 42.95   Bob Cousy* 42.95   Ed Macauley* 46.33
1959-60Wilt Chamberlain* 46.11   Bill Russell* 42.60   Bill Russell* 42.60   Ed Macauley* 46.33
1960-61Bill Russell* 46.20   Elgin Baylor* 44.24   Elgin Baylor* 44.24   Ed Macauley* 46.33
1961-62Wilt Chamberlain*
Bill Russell*
48.00   Bill Russell* 44.27   Bill Russell* 44.27   Bill Russell*
Wilt Chamberlain*
48.00
1962-63Oscar Robertson* 47.50   Bill Russell* 44.79   Bill Russell* 44.79   Bill Russell*
Wilt Chamberlain*
48.00
1963-64Oscar Robertson* 47.10   Oscar Robertson* 47.15   Oscar Robertson* 47.15   Wilt Chamberlain*
Bill Russell*
48.00
1964-65Oscar Robertson*
Jerry Lucas*
48.75   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.43   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.43   Oscar Robertson*
Jerry Lucas*
48.75
1965-66Wilt Chamberlain* 48.00   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.48   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.48   Oscar Robertson*
Jerry Lucas*
48.75
1966-67Wilt Chamberlain* 47.87   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.57   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.57   Jerry Lucas*
Oscar Robertson*
48.75
1967-68Wilt Chamberlain* 48.54   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.73   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.73   Oscar Robertson*
Jerry Lucas*
48.75
1968-69John Havlicek* 47.22   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.45   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.45   Oscar Robertson*
Jerry Lucas*
48.75
1969-70Wilt Chamberlain* 47.28   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.42   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.42   Oscar Robertson*
Jerry Lucas*
48.75
1970-71Bob Love 47.14   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.30   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.30   Oscar Robertson*
Jerry Lucas*
48.75
1971-72John Havlicek* 47.00   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.26   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.26   Jerry Lucas*
Oscar Robertson*
48.75
1972-73Wilt Chamberlain* 47.12   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Oscar Robertson*
Jerry Lucas*
48.75
1973-74Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 47.38   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 44.84   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Jerry Lucas*
Oscar Robertson*
48.75
1974-75Bob McAdoo* 46.71   Elvin Hayes* 45.14   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Jerry Lucas*
Oscar Robertson*
48.75
1975-76Bob McAdoo* 45.11   Elvin Hayes* 44.88   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Oscar Robertson*
Jerry Lucas*
48.75
1976-77Elvin Hayes* 45.00   Elvin Hayes* 44.90   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Jerry Lucas*
Oscar Robertson*
48.75
1977-78Elvin Hayes* 41.33   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 44.46   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Jerry Lucas*
Oscar Robertson*
48.75
1978-79Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 45.88   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 44.61   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Jerry Lucas*
Oscar Robertson*
48.75
1979-80Marques Johnson 43.29   Bob McAdoo* 44.36   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Jerry Lucas*
Oscar Robertson*
48.75
1980-81Moses Malone* 45.48   Bob McAdoo* 44.36   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Jerry Lucas*
Oscar Robertson*
48.75
1981-82Sidney Moncrief 42.00   Moses Malone* 43.60   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Jerry Lucas*
Oscar Robertson*
48.75
1982-83Magic Johnson* 42.87   Elvin Hayes* 43.33   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Oscar Robertson*
Jerry Lucas*
48.75
1983-84Jeff Ruland 46.75   Elvin Hayes* 43.33   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Jerry Lucas*
Oscar Robertson*
48.75
1984-85Michael Jordan* 42.75   Moses Malone* 42.14   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Jerry Lucas*
Oscar Robertson*
48.75
1985-86Kelly Tripucka 43.75   Moses Malone* 42.14   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Oscar Robertson*
Jerry Lucas*
48.75
1986-87Larry Bird* 44.13   Larry Bird* 42.29   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Jerry Lucas*
Oscar Robertson*
48.75
1987-88Karl Malone* 44.91   Larry Bird* 42.59   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Jerry Lucas*
Oscar Robertson*
48.75
1988-89Chris Mullin* 42.62   Michael Jordan* 42.68   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Jerry Lucas*
Oscar Robertson*
48.75
1989-90Sleepy Floyd 43.00   Larry Bird* 42.55   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Oscar Robertson*
Jerry Lucas*
48.75
1990-91Chris Mullin* 45.75   Larry Bird* 42.37   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Jerry Lucas*
Oscar Robertson*
48.75
1991-92Joe Dumars* 44.20   Karl Malone* 42.42   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Jerry Lucas*
Oscar Robertson*
48.75
1992-93Derrick Coleman 45.00   Karl Malone* 42.48   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Oscar Robertson*
Jerry Lucas*
48.75
1993-94Kenny Anderson 45.25   Karl Malone* 42.80   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Jerry Lucas*
Oscar Robertson*
48.75
1994-95Nick Van Exel 46.40   Karl Malone* 42.82   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Jerry Lucas*
Oscar Robertson*
48.75
1995-96Wesley Person 45.75   Karl Malone* 42.35   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Jerry Lucas*
Oscar Robertson*
48.75
1996-97Gary Payton* 45.50   Karl Malone* 42.09   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Jerry Lucas*
Oscar Robertson*
48.75
1997-98Tim Hardaway 44.40   Tim Hardaway 42.24   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Jerry Lucas*
Oscar Robertson*
48.75
1998-99Allen Iverson* 44.75   Tim Duncan 42.58   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Jerry Lucas*
Oscar Robertson*
48.75
1999-00Anthony Mason 44.75   Tim Duncan 42.58   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Oscar Robertson*
Jerry Lucas*
48.75
2000-01Allen Iverson* 46.18   Allen Iverson* 45.45   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Jerry Lucas*
Oscar Robertson*
48.75
2001-02Michael Finley 46.62   Allen Iverson* 45.04   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Jerry Lucas*
Oscar Robertson*
48.75
2002-03Shawn Marion 47.00   Allen Iverson* 45.33   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Jerry Lucas*
Oscar Robertson*
48.75
2003-04Steve Francis 44.40   Allen Iverson* 45.33   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Oscar Robertson*
Jerry Lucas*
48.75
2004-05Allen Iverson* 47.60   Allen Iverson* 45.52   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Oscar Robertson*
Jerry Lucas*
48.75
2005-06Gilbert Arenas 47.33   Allen Iverson* 45.52   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Oscar Robertson*
Jerry Lucas*
48.75
2006-07LeBron James 44.65   Allen Iverson* 45.45   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Oscar Robertson*
Jerry Lucas*
48.75
2007-08Raja Bell 43.00   Allen Iverson* 45.11   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Jerry Lucas*
Oscar Robertson*
48.75
2008-09Andre Iguodala 44.83   Allen Iverson* 45.11   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Oscar Robertson*
Jerry Lucas*
48.75
2009-10Derrick Rose 42.40   Allen Iverson* 45.11   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Jerry Lucas*
Oscar Robertson*
48.75
2010-11LeBron James 43.90   LeBron James 43.60   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Jerry Lucas*
Oscar Robertson*
48.75
2011-12LeBron James 42.74   LeBron James 43.43   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Jerry Lucas*
Oscar Robertson*
48.75
2012-13Luol Deng 44.80   LeBron James 43.14   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Jerry Lucas*
Oscar Robertson*
48.75
2013-14James Harden 43.83   LeBron James 42.51   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Oscar Robertson*
Jerry Lucas*
48.75
2014-15Anthony Davis 43.00   LeBron James 42.48   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Jerry Lucas*
Oscar Robertson*
48.75
2015-16Kevin Durant 40.33   LeBron James 42.13   Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24   Oscar Robertson*
Jerry Lucas*
48.75
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