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NBA & ABA Year-by-Year Leaders and Records for Player Efficiency Rating

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Season Lg Player PER Tm
2015-16 NBA Stephen Curry31.46 GSW
2014-15 NBA Anthony Davis30.81 NOP
2013-14 NBA Kevin Durant29.82 OKC
2012-13 NBA LeBron James31.59 MIA
2011-12 NBA LeBron James30.74 MIA
2010-11 NBA LeBron James27.27 MIA
2009-10 NBA LeBron James31.11 CLE
2008-09 NBA LeBron James31.67 CLE
2007-08 NBA LeBron James29.14 CLE
2006-07 NBA Dwyane Wade28.91 MIA
2005-06 NBA Dirk Nowitzki28.06 DAL
2004-05 NBA Kevin Garnett28.20 MIN
2003-04 NBA Kevin Garnett29.44 MIN
2002-03 NBA Tracy McGrady30.27 ORL
2001-02 NBA Shaquille O'Neal*29.68 LAL
2000-01 NBA Shaquille O'Neal*30.23 LAL
1999-00 NBA Shaquille O'Neal*30.65 LAL
1998-99 NBA Shaquille O'Neal*30.55 LAL
1997-98 NBA Shaquille O'Neal*28.79 LAL
1996-97 NBA Karl Malone*28.90 UTA
1995-96 NBA David Robinson*29.41 SAS
1994-95 NBA David Robinson*29.13 SAS
1993-94 NBA David Robinson*30.66 SAS
1992-93 NBA Michael Jordan*29.70 CHI
1991-92 NBA Michael Jordan*27.75 CHI
1990-91 NBA Michael Jordan*31.63 CHI
1989-90 NBA Michael Jordan*31.18 CHI
1988-89 NBA Michael Jordan*31.14 CHI
1987-88 NBA Michael Jordan*31.71 CHI
1986-87 NBA Michael Jordan*29.78 CHI
1985-86 NBA Larry Bird*25.61 BOS
1984-85 NBA Larry Bird*26.54 BOS
1983-84 NBA Adrian Dantley*24.64 UTA
1982-83 NBA Moses Malone*25.12 PHI
1981-82 NBA Moses Malone*26.77 HOU
1980-81 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*25.48 LAL
1979-80 NBA Julius Erving*25.36 PHI
1978-79 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*25.47 LAL
1977-78 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*29.22 LAL
1976-77 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*27.80 LAL
1975-76 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*27.21 LAL
  ABA Julius Erving*28.68 NYA
1974-75 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*26.36 MIL
  ABA Julius Erving*26.18 NYA
1973-74 NBA Bob McAdoo*24.65 BUF
  ABA Julius Erving*25.69 NYA
1972-73 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*28.45 MIL
  ABA Julius Erving*27.66 VIR
1971-72 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*29.94 MIL
  ABA Artis Gilmore*26.58 KEN
1970-71 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*28.95 MIL
  ABA Zelmo Beaty*25.22 UTS
1969-70 NBA Jerry West*24.64 LAL
  ABA Spencer Haywood*28.00 DNR
1968-69 NBA Jerry West*22.32 LAL
  ABA Connie Hawkins*29.74 MNP
1967-68 NBA Wilt Chamberlain*24.71 PHI
  ABA Connie Hawkins*28.78 PTP
1966-67 NBA Wilt Chamberlain*26.51 PHI
1965-66 NBA Wilt Chamberlain*28.26 PHI
1964-65 NBA Wilt Chamberlain*28.62 TOT
1963-64 NBA Wilt Chamberlain*31.63 SFW
1962-63 NBA Wilt Chamberlain*31.82 SFW
1961-62 NBA Wilt Chamberlain*31.74 PHW
1960-61 NBA Elgin Baylor*28.24 LAL
1959-60 NBA Wilt Chamberlain*28.04 PHW
1958-59 NBA Bob Pettit*28.20 STL
1957-58 NBA Bob Pettit*26.26 STL
1956-57 NBA Bob Pettit*28.07 STL
1955-56 NBA Bob Pettit*27.34 STL
1954-55 NBA Neil Johnston*25.41 PHW
1953-54 NBA George Mikan*28.75 MNL
1952-53 NBA George Mikan*28.51 MNL
1951-52 NBA George Mikan*26.46 MNL