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

Active players are listed in bold.
* Indicates member of the Hall of Fame.

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Year Lg Player MPG Tm
2016 NBA Kevin Durant 40.33 OKC
2015 NBA Anthony Davis 43.00 NOP
2014 NBA James Harden 43.83 HOU
2013 NBA Luol Deng 44.80 CHI
2012 NBA LeBron James 42.74 MIA
2011 NBA LeBron James 43.90 MIA
2010 NBA Derrick Rose 42.40 CHI
2009 NBA Andre Iguodala 44.83 PHI
2008 NBA Raja Bell 43.00 PHO
2007 NBA LeBron James 44.65 CLE
2006 NBA Gilbert Arenas 47.33 WAS
2005 NBA Allen Iverson* 47.60 PHI
2004 NBA Steve Francis 44.40 HOU
2003 NBA Shawn Marion 47.00 PHO
2002 NBA Michael Finley 46.62 DAL
2001 NBA Allen Iverson* 46.18 PHI
2000 NBA Anthony Mason 44.75 CHH
1999 NBA Allen Iverson* 44.75 PHI
1998 NBA Tim Hardaway 44.40 MIA
1997 NBA Gary Payton* 45.50 SEA
1996 NBA Wesley Person 45.75 PHO
1995 NBA Nick Van Exel 46.40 LAL
1994 NBA Kenny Anderson 45.25 NJN
1993 NBA Derrick Coleman 45.00 NJN
1992 NBA Joe Dumars* 44.20 DET
1991 NBA Chris Mullin* 45.75 GSW
1990 NBA Sleepy Floyd 43.00 HOU
1989 NBA Chris Mullin* 42.62 GSW
1988 NBA Karl Malone* 44.91 UTA
1987 NBA Larry Bird* 44.13 BOS
1986 NBA Kelly Tripucka 43.75 DET
1985 NBA Michael Jordan* 42.75 CHI
1984 NBA Jeff Ruland 46.75 WSB
1983 NBA Magic Johnson* 42.87 LAL
1982 NBA Sidney Moncrief 42.00 MIL
1981 NBA Moses Malone* 45.48 HOU
1980 NBA Marques Johnson 43.29 MIL
1979 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 45.88 LAL
1978 NBA Elvin Hayes* 41.33 WSB
1977 NBA Elvin Hayes* 45.00 WSB
1976 NBA Bob McAdoo* 45.11 BUF
  ABA Julius Erving* 42.38 NYA
1975 NBA Bob McAdoo* 46.71 BUF
  ABA George Gervin* 46.00 SAA
1974 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 47.38 MIL
  ABA Caldwell Jones 46.17 SDA
1973 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 47.12 LAL
  ABA Julius Erving* 43.80 VIR
1972 NBA John Havlicek* 47.00 BOS
  ABA Artis Gilmore* 47.50 KEN
1971 NBA Bob Love 47.14 CHI
  ABA Rick Barry* 47.83 NYA
1970 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 47.28 LAL
  ABA Spencer Haywood* 47.33 DNR
1969 NBA John Havlicek* 47.22 BOS
  ABA Louie Dampier* 46.57 KEN
1968 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 48.54 PHI
  ABA Jimmy Jones 46.18 NOB
1967 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 47.87 PHI
1966 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 48.00 PHI
1965 NBA Jerry Lucas* 48.75 CIN
    Oscar Robertson* 48.75 CIN
1964 NBA Oscar Robertson* 47.10 CIN
1963 NBA Oscar Robertson* 47.50 CIN
1962 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 48.00 PHW
    Bill Russell* 48.00 BOS
1961 NBA Bill Russell* 46.20 BOS
1960 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 46.11 PHW
1959 NBA Bill Russell* 45.09 BOS
1958 NBA Bob Cousy* 41.55 BOS
1957 NBA Bob Cousy* 44.00 BOS
1956 NBA Jack Coleman 41.38 STL
1955 NBA Slater Martin* 45.00 MNL
1954 NBA Bob Cousy* 43.33 BOS
1953 NBA Ed Macauley* 46.33 BOS
1952 NBA Jim Pollard* 42.64 MNL

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