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

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

Table
Year Lg Player MP Tm
2016 NBA Draymond Green 879 GSW
2015 NBA LeBron James 844 CLE
2014 NBA Kevin Durant 815 OKC
2013 NBA LeBron James 960 MIA
2012 NBA LeBron James 983 MIA
2011 NBA LeBron James 922 MIA
2010 NBA Rajon Rondo 975 BOS
2009 NBA Rashard Lewis 986 ORL
2008 NBA Paul Pierce 990 BOS
2007 NBA LeBron James 893 CLE
2006 NBA Dirk Nowitzki 983 DAL
2005 NBA Richard Hamilton 1079 DET
2004 NBA Kobe Bryant 973 LAL
2003 NBA Tim Duncan 1021 SAS
2002 NBA Kobe Bryant 833 LAL
2001 NBA Allen Iverson* 1016 PHI
2000 NBA Shaquille O'Neal* 1000 LAL
1999 NBA Allan Houston 783 NYK
1998 NBA Michael Jordan* 872 CHI
1997 NBA Karl Malone* 816 UTA
1996 NBA Gary Payton* 911 SEA
1995 NBA Hakeem Olajuwon* 929 HOU
1994 NBA Patrick Ewing* 1032 NYK
1993 NBA Dan Majerle 1071 PHO
1992 NBA Michael Jordan* 920 CHI
1991 NBA Magic Johnson* 823 LAL
1990 NBA Clyde Drexler* 853 POR
1989 NBA Michael Jordan* 718 CHI
1988 NBA Magic Johnson* 965 LAL
1987 NBA Larry Bird* 1015 BOS
1986 NBA Rodney McCray 835 HOU
1985 NBA Dennis Johnson* 848 BOS
1984 NBA Larry Bird* 961 BOS
1983 NBA Magic Johnson* 643 LAL
1982 NBA Julius Erving* 780 PHI
1981 NBA Moses Malone* 955 HOU
1980 NBA Julius Erving* 694 PHI
1979 NBA Bob Dandridge 787 WSB
1978 NBA Marvin Webster 904 SEA
1977 NBA Doug Collins 759 PHI
1976 NBA Dave Cowens* 798 BOS
  ABA Julius Erving* 551 NYA
1975 NBA Elvin Hayes* 751 WSB
  ABA Billy Knight 763 INA
1974 NBA John Havlicek* 811 BOS
  ABA Willie Wise 792 UTS
1973 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 801 LAL
  ABA Dan Issel* 825 KEN
1972 NBA Jerry Lucas* 737 NYK
  ABA Roger Brown* 845 INA
1971 NBA Wes Unseld* 759 BAL
  ABA Louie Dampier* 828 KEN
1970 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 851 LAL
  ABA George Stone 724 LAS
1969 NBA John Havlicek* 850 BOS
  ABA Freddie Lewis 727 INA
1968 NBA Bill Russell* 869 BOS
  ABA Jimmy Jones 785 NOB
1967 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 718 PHI
1966 NBA Bill Russell* 814 BOS
1965 NBA Bill Russell* 561 BOS
1964 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 558 SFW
1963 NBA Bill Russell* 617 BOS
1962 NBA Bill Russell* 672 BOS
1961 NBA Elgin Baylor* 540 LAL
1960 NBA Bob Pettit* 576 STL
1959 NBA Elgin Baylor* 556 MNL
1958 NBA Bob Cousy* 457 BOS
1957 NBA Bob Cousy* 440 BOS
1956 NBA Paul Arizin* 409 PHW
1955 NBA Andy Phillip* 445 FTW
1954 NBA Paul Seymour 559 SYR
1953 NBA George Mikan* 463 MNL
1952 NBA George Mikan* 553 MNL
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