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NBA & ABA Career Playoff Leaders and Records for Player Efficiency Rating

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NBA/ABA

Rank Player PER
1. Michael Jordan* 28.60
2. George Mikan* 28.51
3. LeBron James 27.26
4. Shaquille O'Neal 26.13
5. Hakeem Olajuwon* 25.69
6. Chris Paul 25.48
7. Kevin Durant 24.98
8. Tim Duncan 24.91
9. Dirk Nowitzki 24.68
10. Charles Barkley* 24.18
11. Dwight Howard 23.40
12. Tracy McGrady 23.40
13. Dolph Schayes* 23.29
14. Dwyane Wade 23.26
15. Jerry West* 23.06
16. David Robinson* 23.02
17. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 23.01
18. Magic Johnson* 22.95
19. Wilt Chamberlain* 22.75
20. Bob Pettit* 22.59
21. Amar'e Stoudemire 22.44
22. Kobe Bryant 22.40
23. Julius Erving* 22.05
24. Elgin Baylor* 21.83
25. Russell Westbrook 21.82
26. Rick Barry* 21.81
27. Moses Malone* 21.57
28. Larry Bird* 21.41
29. Baron Davis 21.36
30. Kevin Garnett 21.31
31. Allen Iverson 21.24
32. George Gervin* 21.16
33. Karl Malone* 21.12
34. Oscar Robertson* 20.99
35. Bob Lanier* 20.81
36. Pau Gasol 20.78
37. George Yardley* 20.72
38. Deron Williams 20.68
39. Cliff Hagan* 20.62
40. Shawn Kemp 20.55
41. Gus Williams 20.37
42. Artis Gilmore* 20.36
43. Paul Arizin* 20.33
44. Dan Issel* 20.07
45. Carmelo Anthony 19.94
46. Alex English* 19.92
47. Walter Davis 19.91
48. James Harden 19.86
49. John Stockton* 19.84
50. Walt Frazier* 19.84
51. Steve Nash 19.84
52. Isiah Thomas* 19.80
53. Manu Ginobili 19.80
54. Anfernee Hardaway 19.76
55. George McGinnis 19.73
56. Clyde Lovellette* 19.72
57. Clyde Drexler* 19.71
58. Patrick Ewing* 19.63
59. Reggie Miller* 19.55
60. Bill Russell* 19.40
61. Kevin McHale* 19.36
62. Adrian Dantley* 19.33
63. Billy Cunningham* 19.33
64. Zach Randolph 19.24
65. Alonzo Mourning* 19.18
66. Chauncey Billups 19.11
67. Vince Carter 19.10
68. Kevin Johnson 19.08
69. Elvin Hayes* 19.08
70. Larry Foust 19.08
71. Marques Johnson 19.06
72. Willie Wise 19.03
73. Roger Brown* 18.90
74. Chris Webber 18.87
75. Jimmy Jones 18.80
76. Brad Daugherty 18.73
77. Fred Brown 18.71
78. Dominique Wilkins* 18.71
79. Mack Calvin 18.67
80. Bob McAdoo* 18.54
81. Rajon Rondo 18.50
82. Zelmo Beaty 18.50
83. Chris Bosh 18.48
84. Mel Daniels* 18.48
85. Rik Smits 18.40
86. Scottie Pippen* 18.35
87. James Worthy* 18.31
88. Red Robbins 18.19
89. Larry Nance 18.13
90. Terry Cummings 18.07
91. Andrew Bynum 18.02
92. Mark Aguirre 17.99
93. Dikembe Mutombo 17.79
94. Willis Reed* 17.78
95. Paul Pierce 17.76
96. Tom Heinsohn* 17.65
97. Carlos Boozer 17.60
98. John Havlicek* 17.51
99. Sam Jones* 17.50
100. Tony Parker 17.41
101. Bob Cousy* 17.39
102. Alvan Adams 17.33
103. Josh Smith 17.33
104. David West 17.27
105. Rod Strickland 17.23
106. Mark Price 17.17
107. Gail Goodrich* 17.17
108. Jason Kidd 17.10
109. Bob Netolicky 17.08
110. Bill Sharman* 17.07
111. Calvin Murphy* 17.05
112. Terry Porter 17.00
113. Serge Ibaka 16.99
114. Bob Dandridge 16.97
115. Shawn Marion 16.95
116. Jim Pollard* 16.93
117. Vern Mikkelsen* 16.88
118. Tim Thomas 16.86
119. Walt Bellamy* 16.84
120. Steve Smith 16.71
121. Dave Cowens* 16.63
122. Maurice Cheeks 16.61
123. Latrell Sprewell 16.60
124. Ray Allen 16.59
125. Vlade Divac 16.59
126. Hersey Hawkins 16.59
127. Calvin Natt 16.58
128. Robert Parish* 16.57
129. Lamar Odom 16.55
130. Jeff Hornacek 16.52
131. Bobby Jones 16.52
132. Toni Kukoc 16.50
133. Antawn Jamison 16.50
134. Maurice Lucas 16.47
135. Antonio Daniels 16.45
136. Earl Monroe* 16.43
137. Chet Walker* 16.43
138. Paul Westphal 16.43
139. Andre Miller 16.43
140. Jerome Kersey 16.43
141. Lou Hudson 16.41
142. Kiki Vandeweghe 16.41
143. Jim Eakins 16.40
144. Don Nelson 16.39
145. Richard Hamilton 16.30
146. Jason Terry 16.29
147. Frank Ramsey* 16.27
148. Ben Wallace 16.24
149. Larry Kenon 16.17
150. Doc Rivers 16.17
151. Cedric Maxwell 16.14
152. Josh Howard 16.13
153. Jerry Lucas* 16.05
154. Al Horford 15.99
155. Rashard Lewis 15.96
156. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 15.96
157. Mark Jackson 15.94
158. Darryl Dawkins 15.94
159. Donnie Freeman 15.92
160. Sam Cassell 15.89
161. Clifford Ray 15.88
162. Vinnie Johnson 15.81
163. Chris Mullin* 15.74
164. Horace Grant 15.71
165. Tim Hardaway 15.70
166. Ron Boone 15.69
167. Rolando Blackman 15.66
168. Jermaine O'Neal 15.65
169. Red Kerr 15.60
170. Bailey Howell* 15.58
171. Marcus Camby 15.56
172. Sidney Moncrief 15.55
173. Rasheed Wallace 15.52
174. Byron Beck 15.44
175. Phil Chenier 15.41
176. Gary Payton* 15.41
177. Luol Deng 15.37
178. Norm Nixon 15.36
179. Kerry Kittles 15.35
180. Charlie Ward 15.34
181. Cazzie Russell 15.29
182. Freddie Lewis 15.22
183. Ricky Pierce 15.21
184. Nate Thurmond* 15.20
185. Mookie Blaylock 15.18
186. Ron Harper 15.17
187. Avery Johnson 15.15
188. Jo Jo White 15.13
189. Antonio McDyess 15.08
190. Bob Love 15.08
191. Eddie Jones 15.06
192. Dave DeBusschere* 15.02
193. Wes Unseld* 15.01
194. Archie Clark 15.00
195. Allan Houston 14.99
196. Andre Iguodala 14.95
197. Kirk Hinrich 14.94
198. Jack Marin 14.93
199. Bill Keller 14.92
200. Goose Ligon 14.83
201. Kenyon Martin 14.83
202. Trooper Washington 14.80
203. Peja Stojakovic 14.79
204. Ralph Simpson 14.79
205. Boris Diaw 14.79
206. Kenny Smith 14.76
207. Hal Greer* 14.75
208. Doug Moe 14.75
209. Antonio Davis 14.74
210. John Starks 14.74
211. Billy Paultz 14.73
212. Detlef Schrempf 14.71
213. Marvin Webster 14.71
214. Jack Sikma 14.66
215. George Hill 14.61
216. Jamaal Wilkes* 14.54
217. Jalen Rose 14.53
218. Jeff Mullins 14.52
219. Paul Pressey 14.49
220. Larry Johnson 14.46
221. Robert Horry 14.45
222. Eddie Johnson 14.45
223. Bill Laimbeer 14.45
224. Andrew Toney 14.44
225. Happy Hairston 14.44
226. Joe Dumars* 14.43
227. Dennis Johnson* 14.42
228. Hot Rod Williams 14.39
229. Darel Carrier 14.35
230. Mehmet Okur 14.35
231. Dick Barnett 14.29
232. Nick Van Exel 14.27
233. Lenny Wilkens* 14.25
234. Sam Perkins 14.25
235. Glen Rice 14.23
236. Richard Jefferson 14.21
237. Derek Harper 14.21
238. Otis Thorpe 14.20
239. Scott Williams 14.12
240. Caron Butler 14.12
241. Tom Chambers 14.09
242. Jack Coleman 14.04
243. Elden Campbell 13.96
244. Mychal Thompson 13.94
245. Mike Bibby 13.93
246. Xavier McDaniel 13.90
247. Jeff Malone 13.88
248. Louie Dampier 13.88
249. Michael Finley 13.88
250. Kevin Willis 13.87

NBA

Rank Player PER
1. Michael Jordan* 28.60
2. George Mikan* 28.51
3. LeBron James 27.26
4. Shaquille O'Neal 26.13
5. Hakeem Olajuwon* 25.69
6. Chris Paul 25.48
7. Kevin Durant 24.98
8. Tim Duncan 24.91
9. Dirk Nowitzki 24.68
10. Charles Barkley* 24.18
11. Dwight Howard 23.40
12. Tracy McGrady 23.40
13. Dolph Schayes* 23.29
14. Dwyane Wade 23.26
15. Jerry West* 23.06
16. David Robinson* 23.02
17. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 23.01
18. Magic Johnson* 22.95
19. Wilt Chamberlain* 22.75
20. Bob Pettit* 22.59
21. Amar'e Stoudemire 22.44
22. Kobe Bryant 22.40
23. Elgin Baylor* 21.83
24. Russell Westbrook 21.82
25. Larry Bird* 21.41
26. Moses Malone* 21.40
27. Baron Davis 21.36
28. Kevin Garnett 21.31
29. Allen Iverson 21.24
30. Karl Malone* 21.12
31. Oscar Robertson* 20.99
32. George Gervin* 20.97
33. Cliff Hagan* 20.84
34. Bob Lanier* 20.81
35. Pau Gasol 20.78
36. George Yardley* 20.72
37. Deron Williams 20.68
38. Shawn Kemp 20.55
39. Gus Williams 20.37
40. Paul Arizin* 20.33
41. Rick Barry* 20.33
42. Julius Erving* 19.96
43. Carmelo Anthony 19.94
44. Alex English* 19.92
45. Walter Davis 19.91
46. James Harden 19.86
47. John Stockton* 19.84
48. Walt Frazier* 19.84
49. Steve Nash 19.84
50. Isiah Thomas* 19.80
51. Manu Ginobili 19.80
52. Anfernee Hardaway 19.76
53. Dan Issel* 19.76
54. Clyde Lovellette* 19.72
55. Clyde Drexler* 19.71
56. Patrick Ewing* 19.63
57. Reggie Miller* 19.55
58. Bill Russell* 19.40
59. Kevin McHale* 19.36
60. Adrian Dantley* 19.33
61. Zach Randolph 19.24
62. Alonzo Mourning* 19.18
63. Chauncey Billups 19.11
64. Vince Carter 19.10
65. Kevin Johnson 19.08
66. Elvin Hayes* 19.08
67. Larry Foust 19.08
68. Marques Johnson 19.06
69. Chris Webber 18.87
70. Brad Daugherty 18.73
71. Fred Brown 18.71
72. Dominique Wilkins* 18.71
73. Bob McAdoo* 18.54
74. Rajon Rondo 18.50
75. Chris Bosh 18.48
76. Rik Smits 18.40
77. Scottie Pippen* 18.35
78. James Worthy* 18.31
79. Larry Nance 18.13
80. Terry Cummings 18.07
81. Andrew Bynum 18.02
82. Mark Aguirre 17.99
83. Dikembe Mutombo 17.79
84. Willis Reed* 17.78
85. Paul Pierce 17.76
86. Tom Heinsohn* 17.65
87. Carlos Boozer 17.60
88. John Havlicek* 17.51
89. Sam Jones* 17.50
90. Tony Parker 17.41
91. Bob Cousy* 17.39
92. Alvan Adams 17.33
93. Josh Smith 17.33
94. David West 17.27
95. Rod Strickland 17.23
96. Mark Price 17.17
97. Gail Goodrich* 17.17
98. Jason Kidd 17.10
99. Bill Sharman* 17.07
100. Calvin Murphy* 17.05
101. Terry Porter 17.00
102. Serge Ibaka 16.99
103. Bob Dandridge 16.97
104. Shawn Marion 16.95
105. Jim Pollard* 16.93
106. Vern Mikkelsen* 16.88
107. Tim Thomas 16.86
108. Walt Bellamy* 16.84
109. Steve Smith 16.71
110. Dave Cowens* 16.63
111. Maurice Cheeks 16.61
112. Latrell Sprewell 16.60
113. Ray Allen 16.59
114. Vlade Divac 16.59
115. Hersey Hawkins 16.59
116. Calvin Natt 16.58
117. Robert Parish* 16.57
118. Lamar Odom 16.55
119. Bobby Jones 16.54
120. Jeff Hornacek 16.52
121. Toni Kukoc 16.50
122. Antawn Jamison 16.50
123. Antonio Daniels 16.45
124. Earl Monroe* 16.43
125. Chet Walker* 16.43
126. Paul Westphal 16.43
127. Andre Miller 16.43
128. Jerome Kersey 16.43
129. Lou Hudson 16.41
130. Kiki Vandeweghe 16.41
131. Don Nelson 16.39
132. Richard Hamilton 16.30
133. Jason Terry 16.29
134. Frank Ramsey* 16.27
135. Ben Wallace 16.24
136. Maurice Lucas 16.17
137. Doc Rivers 16.17
138. Cedric Maxwell 16.14
139. Josh Howard 16.13
140. Jerry Lucas* 16.05
141. Al Horford 15.99
142. Rashard Lewis 15.96
143. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 15.96
144. Mark Jackson 15.94
145. Darryl Dawkins 15.94
146. Sam Cassell 15.89
147. Clifford Ray 15.88
148. Vinnie Johnson 15.81
149. Chris Mullin* 15.74
150. Horace Grant 15.71
151. Tim Hardaway 15.70
152. Rolando Blackman 15.66
153. Jermaine O'Neal 15.65
154. Red Kerr 15.60
155. Bailey Howell* 15.58
156. Marcus Camby 15.56
157. Sidney Moncrief 15.55
158. Zelmo Beaty 15.54
159. Rasheed Wallace 15.52
160. Phil Chenier 15.41
161. Gary Payton* 15.41
162. Luol Deng 15.37
163. Norm Nixon 15.36
164. Kerry Kittles 15.35
165. Charlie Ward 15.34
166. Cazzie Russell 15.29
167. Ricky Pierce 15.21
168. Nate Thurmond* 15.20
169. Mookie Blaylock 15.18
170. Ron Harper 15.17
171. Avery Johnson 15.15
172. Jo Jo White 15.13
173. Antonio McDyess 15.08
174. Bob Love 15.08
175. Eddie Jones 15.06
176. Dave DeBusschere* 15.02
177. Wes Unseld* 15.01
178. Archie Clark 15.00
179. Allan Houston 14.99
180. Andre Iguodala 14.95
181. Kirk Hinrich 14.94
182. Jack Marin 14.93
183. Kenyon Martin 14.83
184. Peja Stojakovic 14.79
185. Boris Diaw 14.79
186. Kenny Smith 14.76
187. Hal Greer* 14.75
188. Antonio Davis 14.74
189. John Starks 14.74
190. Detlef Schrempf 14.71
191. Jack Sikma 14.66
192. George Hill 14.61
193. Jamaal Wilkes* 14.54
194. Jalen Rose 14.53
195. Jeff Mullins 14.52
196. Paul Pressey 14.49
197. Larry Johnson 14.46
198. Robert Horry 14.45
199. Eddie Johnson 14.45
200. Bill Laimbeer 14.45
201. Andrew Toney 14.44
202. Happy Hairston 14.44
203. Joe Dumars* 14.43
204. Dennis Johnson* 14.42
205. Hot Rod Williams 14.39
206. Mehmet Okur 14.35
207. Dick Barnett 14.29
208. Nick Van Exel 14.27
209. Lenny Wilkens* 14.25
210. Sam Perkins 14.25
211. Glen Rice 14.23
212. Richard Jefferson 14.21
213. Derek Harper 14.21
214. Otis Thorpe 14.20
215. Scott Williams 14.12
216. Caron Butler 14.12
217. Tom Chambers 14.09
218. Jack Coleman 14.04
219. Elden Campbell 13.96
220. Mychal Thompson 13.94
221. Mike Bibby 13.93
222. Xavier McDaniel 13.90
223. Jeff Malone 13.88
224. Michael Finley 13.88
225. Kevin Willis 13.87
226. Aaron McKie 13.85
227. Byron Scott 13.85
228. Scott Wedman 13.85
229. Tayshaun Prince 13.75
230. Metta World Peace 13.71
231. Lonnie Shelton 13.68
232. Joe Johnson 13.62
233. John Salley 13.61
234. Bryon Russell 13.61
235. Nick Anderson 13.60
236. Charles Oakley 13.59
237. Gar Heard 13.57
238. Bill Bridges 13.57
239. Glen Davis 13.57
240. Dale Ellis 13.53
241. A.C. Green 13.50
242. Dale Davis 13.45
243. Brian Grant 13.44
244. Norm Van Lier 13.41
245. George Lynch 13.41
246. Tyson Chandler 13.41
247. Anderson Varejao 13.35
248. Nate McMillan 13.32
249. Sedale Threatt 13.29
250. Mahdi Abdul-Rahman 13.28

ABA

Rank Player PER
1. Julius Erving* 27.42
2. Artis Gilmore* 22.29
3. Zelmo Beaty 21.97
4. George McGinnis 21.68
5. Dan Issel* 20.22
6. Jimmy Jones 19.46
7. Willie Wise 19.44
8. Mack Calvin 19.00
9. Roger Brown* 18.90
10. Mel Daniels* 18.48
11. Red Robbins 18.19
12. Bob Netolicky 17.08
13. Billy Paultz 16.90
14. Jim Eakins 16.56
15. Ron Boone 16.06
16. Donnie Freeman 15.92
17. Byron Beck 15.60
18. Ralph Simpson 15.54
19. Freddie Lewis 15.21
20. Bill Keller 14.92
21. Goose Ligon 14.83
22. Trooper Washington 14.80
23. Doug Moe 14.75
24. Darel Carrier 14.35
25. Louie Dampier 14.12
26. Cincinnatus Powell 13.83
27. Larry Brown 13.26
28. Darnell Hillman 12.68
29. Glen Combs 11.53
30. Gerald Govan 10.07