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NBA & ABA Year-by-Year Top 10 Playoff Leaders and Records for Minutes Per Game

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Year Lg 1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th
2014 NBA J. Harden (43.83) J. Butler (43.60) K. Durant (42.89) M. Gasol (42.71) D. Lillard (42.36) S. Curry (42.29) J. Noah (42.00) N. Batum (41.73) C. Parsons (41.67) B. Beal (41.64)
2013 NBA L. Deng (44.80) K. Durant (44.09) J. Green (43.00) P. Pierce (42.50) L. James (41.74) D. Williams (41.71) S. Curry (41.42) K. Thompson (41.25) P. George (41.05) J. Butler (40.83)
2012 NBA L. James (42.74) R. Rondo (42.63) K. Durant (41.85) C. Anthony (40.80) J. Johnson (40.50) R. Gay (39.86) K. Bryant (39.67) M. Conley (39.57) D. Wade (39.43) M. World Peace (39.33)
2011 NBA L. James (43.90) L. Aldridge (43.00)
D. Howard (43.00)
  L. Deng (42.94) K. Durant (42.47) C. Paul (41.67) J. Johnson (41.42) D. Rose (40.56) T. Ariza (40.17) R. Allen (40.11)
2010 NBA D. Rose (42.40) C. Anthony (42.33) D. Wade (42.00) L. James (41.82) G. Wallace (41.00) J. Salmons (40.71) R. Rondo (40.62) L. Deng (40.60) J. Kidd (40.50) C. Boozer (40.20)
2009 NBA A. Iguodala (44.83) D. Rose (44.71)
J. Salmons (44.71)
  B. Gordon (43.43) A. Miller (43.00) D. West (42.21) D. Williams (42.20) L. James (41.43) R. Rondo (41.21) R. Lewis (41.08)
2008 NBA R. Bell (43.00) D. Williams (42.75) L. James (42.46) D. Nowitzki (42.20) D. Howard (42.10) R. Lewis (41.70) T. McGrady (41.17) K. Bryant (41.10) S. Battier (41.00)
C. Butler (41.00)
 
2007 NBA L. James (44.65) A. Iverson (44.60) R. Alston (44.14) A. Daniels (44.00) A. Jamison (43.25) K. Bryant (43.00) C. Anthony (42.00) D. Howard (41.75) T. Prince (41.56) S. Marion (41.36)
2006 NBA G. Arenas (47.33) L. James (46.46) K. Bryant (44.86)
L. Odom (44.86)
  C. Butler (43.67) E. Brand (43.08) D. Nowitzki (42.74) M. Bibby (42.50) S. Marion (42.45) A. Jamison (42.17)
2005 NBA A. Iverson (47.60) J. Kidd (45.50) G. Arenas (45.00) V. Carter (44.75) R. Hamilton (43.16) T. McGrady (43.00) D. Nowitzki (42.38) S. Marion (42.33) T. Prince (40.92) D. Wade (40.79)
2004 NBA S. Francis (44.40) K. Bryant (44.23) J. Jackson (44.20) K. Garnett (43.50)
S. Marbury (43.50)
  J. Kidd (43.09) P. Stojakovic (43.08) L. Sprewell (42.83) D. Nowitzki (42.40) A. Hardaway (42.00)
C. Mobley (42.00)
2003 NBA S. Marion (47.00) A. Iverson (46.42) S. Marbury (45.33)
J. O'Neal (45.33)
  P. Pierce (44.50) K. Bryant (44.25) K. Garnett (44.17) T. McGrady (44.00)
A. Walker (44.00)
  J. Kidd (42.60)
2002 NBA M. Finley (46.62) D. Nowitzki (44.62) B. Davis (44.56) T. McGrady (44.50) A. Walker (43.94) K. Bryant (43.84) T. Duncan (42.22) P. Pierce (42.00) D. Wesley (41.89) A. Iverson (41.80)
2001 NBA A. Iverson (46.18) V. Carter (44.92) T. McGrady (44.50) R. Miller* (44.25) C. Webber (43.50) M. Finley (43.40) K. Bryant (43.38) B. Russell (42.80) R. Allen (42.67) D. Mutombo (42.65)
2000 NBA A. Mason (44.75) A. Iverson (44.40) G. Payton* (44.20) L. Sprewell (43.75) S. O'Neal (43.48) A. Hardaway (42.89) K. Garnett (42.75)
E. Jones (42.75)
  J. Mashburn (42.30) D. Coleman (42.25)
1999 NBA A. Iverson (44.75) G. Rice (43.86) T. Duncan (43.12) S. Pippen* (43.00) K. Garnett (42.50) D. Mutombo (42.22) A. Hardaway (41.75) K. Malone* (41.00) D. Armstrong (40.75) T. Brandon (40.25)
1998 NBA T. Hardaway (44.40) G. Payton* (42.80) J. Kidd (42.75) A. Peeler (42.60) S. Marbury (41.80) T. Duncan (41.56) M. Jordan* (41.52) I. Rider (41.50)
D. Stoudamire (41.50)
  G. Rice (41.00)
1997 NBA G. Payton* (45.50) M. Blaylock (44.10) A. Hardaway (44.00) J. Dumars* (42.80) M. Jordan* (42.32) K. Anderson (42.25) S. Smith (42.10) K. Johnson (41.60) D. Mutombo (41.50) J. Kidd (41.40)
1996 NBA W. Person (45.75) A. Mason (43.75) G. Payton* (43.38) M. Blaylock (42.60) S. Smith (42.10) S. Pippen* (41.22) H. Olajuwon* (41.12) C. Barkley* (41.00)
P. Ewing* (41.00)
  M. Jordan* (40.72)
1995 NBA N. Van Exel (46.40) A. Mourning* (43.50) K. Malone* (43.20) D. Brown (43.00)
L. Johnson (43.00)
G. Payton* (43.00)
    H. Olajuwon* (42.23) S. Douglas (42.00)
M. Jordan* (42.00)
  D. Robinson* (41.53)
1994 NBA K. Anderson (45.25) K. Malone* (43.94) D. Coleman (43.25) H. Olajuwon* (43.00) K. Johnson (42.70) D. Mutombo (42.58) C. Barkley* (42.50) P. Ewing* (41.28) S. Kemp (41.20) D. Majerle (41.00)
1993 NBA D. Coleman (45.00) D. Majerle (44.62) A. Green (44.00) R. Miller* (43.75) K. Malone* (43.20) H. Olajuwon* (43.17) C. Barkley* (42.75) D. Robinson* (42.10) S. Pippen* (41.53) S. Douglas (41.50)
1992 NBA J. Dumars* (44.20) T. Hardaway (44.00) K. Malone* (43.00) J. Hornacek (42.88) C. Mullin* (42.00) K. Johnson (41.88) M. Jordan* (41.82) T. Porter (41.43) R. Harper (41.20) S. Pippen* (40.86)
1991 NBA C. Mullin* (45.75) T. Hardaway (44.00) M. Johnson* (43.32) K. Malone* (42.56) R. Lewis (42.00)
R. Strickland (42.00)
  D. Robinson* (41.50) J. Stockton* (41.44) S. Pippen* (41.41) M. Richmond* (41.33)
1990 NBA S. Floyd (43.00) M. Jordan* (42.12) C. Barkley* (41.90) M. Johnson* (41.78) H. Hawkins (41.50) L. Bird* (41.40) O. Thorpe (41.00) S. Pippen* (40.80) J. Worthy* (40.67) C. Drexler* (40.62)
1989 NBA C. Mullin* (42.62) D. Wilkins* (42.40) M. Jordan* (42.24) T. Chambers (41.25) K. Johnson (41.17) H. Olajuwon* (40.50) S. Floyd (40.00)
J. Worthy* (40.00)
  M. Price (39.50) M. Malone* (39.40)
1988 NBA K. Malone* (44.91) L. Bird* (44.88) J. Stockton* (43.45) M. Jackson (42.75) M. Jordan* (42.70) C. Drexler* (42.50) K. McHale* (42.12) M. Eaton (41.91) D. Johnson* (41.29) M. Price (41.00)
1987 NBA L. Bird* (44.13) R. McCray (43.60) K. Vandeweghe (43.50) R. Reid (43.10) C. Barkley* (42.00)
M. Cheeks (42.00)
  D. Johnson* (41.91) S. Floyd (41.40) K. Malone* (40.00)
D. Wilkins* (40.00)
 
1986 NBA K. Tripucka (43.75) M. Cheeks (43.25) L. Bird* (42.78) B. Laimbeer (42.00) R. McCray (41.75) C. Barkley* (41.42) J. Donaldson (41.00) I. Thomas* (40.75) D. Wilkins* (40.00) G. Williams (39.80)
1985 NBA M. Jordan* (42.75) R. Blackman (42.25)
S. Perkins (42.25)
  J. Bagley (42.00) O. Woolridge (41.75) M. Aguirre (41.00) L. Bird* (40.75) J. Ruland (40.50) D. Johnson* (40.38) S. Moncrief (39.88)
1984 NBA J. Ruland (46.75) B. Williams (43.00)
G. Williams (43.00)
  M. Malone* (42.40) G. Ballard (42.00) L. Bird* (41.78) K. Tripucka (41.60) A. Dantley* (41.27) A. English* (40.60) M. Richardson (40.27)
1983 NBA M. Johnson* (42.87) M. Johnson (42.44) S. Moncrief (41.89) M. Thompson (40.57) M. Malone* (40.31) L. Bird* (40.00) G. Gervin* (39.73) K. Vandeweghe (39.62) J. Wilkes* (39.27) K. Abdul-Jabbar* (39.20)
1982 NBA S. Moncrief (42.00) G. Gervin* (41.44) L. Bird* (40.83) M. Mitchell (40.56) M. Johnson* (40.14) F. Johnson (40.00) J. Sikma (39.38)
G. Williams (39.38)
  N. Nixon (39.21) M. Johnson (39.17)
1981 NBA M. Malone* (45.48) L. Bird* (44.12) S. Wedman (43.80) E. Grunfeld (42.20) R. King (41.33)
R. Reid (41.33)
  A. Gilmore* (41.17) S. Moncrief (39.57) G. Gervin* (39.14) R. Theus (38.67)
1980 NBA M. Johnson (43.29) L. Bird* (41.33) K. Abdul-Jabbar* (41.20) M. Johnson* (41.12) J. Wilkes* (40.75) N. Nixon (40.50) M. Malone* (39.29) D. Johnson* (38.80) J. Erving* (38.56) B. Winters (38.29)
1979 NBA K. Abdul-Jabbar* (45.88) B. Dandridge (41.42) E. Hayes* (41.37) J. Erving* (41.33) N. Nixon (40.88) D. Johnson* (40.06) L. Kenon (39.79) W. Unseld* (38.74) J. Sikma (38.53) J. Wilkes* (38.38)
1978 NBA E. Hayes* (41.33) M. Webster (41.09) B. McAdoo* (39.67) B. Dandridge (39.26) M. Lucas (38.83) G. Gervin* (37.83) W. Unseld* (37.61) D. Johnson* (37.59) L. Hollins (37.17) D. Thompson* (37.00)
1977 NBA E. Hayes* (45.00) J. White (43.89) M. Malone* (43.17) K. Abdul-Jabbar* (42.45) D. Cowens* (42.11) J. Havlicek* (41.67) R. Barry* (41.50) W. Unseld* (40.89) P. Chenier (40.00) D. Collins (39.95)
1976 NBA B. McAdoo* (45.11) D. Cowens* (44.33) W. Unseld* (44.29) J. White (43.94) E. Hayes* (43.57) R. Smith (42.89) P. Silas (41.17) R. Barry* (40.92) J. Shumate (40.22) B. Lanier* (39.89)
1975 NBA B. McAdoo* (46.71) B. Love (44.85) E. Hayes* (44.18) S. Lacey (44.00) D. Cowens* (43.55) W. Unseld* (43.18) R. Barry* (42.71) J. Havlicek* (42.18) N. Van Lier (42.08) J. White (42.00)
1974 NBA K. Abdul-Jabbar* (47.38) E. Hayes* (46.14) B. McAdoo* (45.17) J. Havlicek* (45.06) D. Bing* (44.57) B. Love (44.45) P. Chenier (44.29) B. Lanier* (43.29) O. Robertson* (43.06) D. Cowens* (42.89)
1973 NBA W. Chamberlain* (47.12) M. Riordan (46.20) K. Abdul-Jabbar* (46.00)
D. Cowens* (46.00)
  E. Hayes* (45.60) W. Frazier* (45.00) B. Love (44.86) J. White (44.85) A. Clark (42.80) O. Robertson* (42.67)
1972 NBA J. Havlicek* (47.00) W. Chamberlain* (46.87) K. Abdul-Jabbar* (46.36) J. Lucas* (46.06) N. Thurmond* (46.00) A. Clark (45.17) L. Hudson (44.33)
W. Unseld* (44.33)
  W. Frazier* (44.00) B. Love (43.25)
1971 NBA B. Love (47.14) W. Chamberlain* (46.17) B. Bridges (45.80) J. McMillian (43.50) W. Bellamy* (43.20) G. Goodrich* (43.17) B. Cunningham* (43.00) L. Hudson (42.60) W. Unseld* (42.17) A. Clark (42.14)
1970 NBA W. Chamberlain* (47.28) C. Hawkins* (46.86) J. West* (46.11) W. Frazier* (43.89) J. Caldwell (43.67) K. Abdul-Jabbar* (43.50) E. Monroe* (42.71) G. Johnson* (42.57) B. Bridges (42.33) W. Unseld* (41.29)
1969 NBA J. Havlicek* (47.22) E. Hayes* (46.33) W. Chamberlain* (46.22) B. Russell* (46.06) N. Thurmond* (43.83) B. Cunningham* (43.40) K. Loughery (43.25) Z. Beaty (43.00) W. Reed* (42.90) E. Monroe* (42.75)
1968 NBA W. Chamberlain* (48.54) W. Bellamy* (46.17) B. Russell* (45.74) J. Havlicek* (45.37) D. DeBusschere* (43.83) H. Greer* (42.54) D. Bing* (42.33) E. Baylor* (42.20) J. West* (41.47) J. Washington (41.00)
1967 NBA W. Chamberlain* (47.87) N. Thurmond* (46.00) H. Greer* (45.87) J. Lucas* (45.75)
O. Robertson* (45.75)
  B. Russell* (43.33) L. Wilkens* (42.00) B. Bridges (41.00) R. Barry* (40.93) W. Bellamy* (39.25)
1966 NBA W. Chamberlain* (48.00) B. Russell* (47.88) J. Lucas* (46.20) H. Greer* (45.20) O. Robertson* (44.80) J. West* (44.21) J. Havlicek* (42.29) B. Bridges (42.10) E. Baylor* (41.86) Z. Beaty (41.80)
1965 NBA J. Lucas* (48.75)
O. Robertson* (48.75)
  W. Chamberlain* (48.73) B. Russell* (46.75) H. Greer* (45.91) D. Ohl (43.20) J. West* (42.73) W. Bellamy* (42.70) C. Walker* (42.64) S. Jones* (41.25)
1964 NBA O. Robertson* (47.10) W. Chamberlain* (46.50) B. Russell* (45.10) E. Baylor* (44.20) H. Greer* (42.20) J. West* (41.20) B. Pettit* (41.17) C. Walker* (38.00) R. LaRusso (37.80) R. Kerr (37.00)
J. Lucas* (37.00)
1963 NBA O. Robertson* (47.50) B. Russell* (47.46) E. Baylor* (43.23) H. Greer* (42.80) B. Pettit* (42.09) J. West* (41.38) B. Howell* (40.75) D. DeBusschere* (39.75) D. Ohl (38.75)
R. Scott (38.75)
 
1962 NBA W. Chamberlain* (48.00)
B. Russell* (48.00)
  O. Robertson* (46.25) E. Baylor* (43.92) J. West* (42.85) T. Meschery (42.33) G. Rodgers* (40.17) R. Scott (40.00) D. Ohl (39.62) B. Bockhorn (39.25)
1961 NBA B. Russell* (46.20) E. Baylor* (45.00) B. Pettit* (43.83) D. Schayes* (38.50) J. West* (38.42) C. Hagan* (37.92) G. Shue (37.20) L. Wilkens* (36.42) W. Sauldsberry (33.92) B. Cousy* (33.70)
1960 NBA W. Chamberlain* (46.11) E. Baylor* (45.33) B. Russell* (44.00) P. Arizin* (41.22) B. Pettit* (41.14) G. Rodgers* (41.11) J. McCarthy (40.43) S. Green (40.36) C. Hagan* (38.86) T. Gola* (37.78)
1959 NBA B. Russell* (45.09) C. Hagan* (43.17) B. Pettit* (42.83) E. Baylor* (42.77) B. Cousy* (41.82) J. McMahon (41.67) L. Costello (40.11) D. Schayes* (39.00) G. Yardley* (37.00) S. Leonard* (35.92)
1958 NBA B. Cousy* (41.55) T. Gola* (40.88) W. Dukes (40.86) G. Shue (40.14) B. Russell* (39.44) B. Pettit* (39.09) P. Arizin* (38.62) C. Hagan* (38.00) S. Martin* (37.82) B. Sharman* (36.91)
1957 NBA B. Cousy* (44.00) S. Martin* (43.90) B. Pettit* (43.00)
D. Schayes* (43.00)
  B. Russell* (40.90) S. Leonard* (40.80) B. Sharman* (37.70) J. McMahon (37.50) D. Garmaker (37.40) T. Heinsohn* (37.00)
1956 NBA J. Coleman (41.38) P. Arizin* (40.90) G. Yardley* (40.60) J. George (40.50) N. Johnston* (39.70) G. King (39.62) D. Schayes* (38.75) M. Hutchins (37.70) T. Gola* (36.00) B. Pettit* (34.25)
1955 NBA S. Martin* (45.00) B. Cousy* (42.71) B. Sharman* (41.43) A. Phillip* (40.45) E. Macauley* (40.43) G. Yardley* (38.18) M. Hutchins (37.91) P. Seymour (37.27) J. Pollard* (36.71) W. Skoog (34.43)
1954 NBA B. Cousy* (43.33) P. Seymour (43.00) J. Pollard* (41.77) W. Osterkorn (41.69) S. Martin* (41.00) B. Wanzer* (40.83) M. Hutchins (40.50) J. Coleman (39.67) H. Gallatin* (37.75) J. Nichols (35.17)
1953 NBA E. Macauley* (46.33) B. Cousy* (45.00) L. Foust (41.50) A. Phillip* (41.12) G. Mikan* (38.58) J. Pollard* (37.92) S. Martin* (37.75) N. Clifton* (36.82) V. Boryla (36.09) C. Braun (34.00)
1952 NBA J. Pollard* (42.64) G. Mikan* (42.54) B. Wanzer* (41.50) J. Coleman (41.17) P. Saul (40.77) S. Martin* (40.23) R. Rocha (39.43) D. McGuire* (39.00) B. Davies* (38.83) P. Seymour (38.57)