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

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Year Lg Player PER Tm
2016 NBA LeBron James29.98 CLE
2015 NBA Anthony Davis28.45 NOP
2014 NBA LeBron James31.11 MIA
2013 NBA Chris Paul29.16 LAC
2012 NBA LeBron James30.34 MIA
2011 NBA Chris Paul28.89 NOH
2010 NBA Dwyane Wade29.42 MIA
2009 NBA LeBron James37.39 CLE
2008 NBA Chris Paul30.70 NOH
2007 NBA Amar'e Stoudemire29.57 PHO
2006 NBA Tim Duncan30.39 SAS
2005 NBA Yao Ming*29.00 HOU
2004 NBA Dirk Nowitzki27.50 DAL
2003 NBA Shaquille O'Neal*30.61 LAL
2002 NBA Tim Duncan31.80 SAS
2001 NBA Shaquille O'Neal*28.67 LAL
2000 NBA Shaquille O'Neal*30.45 LAL
1999 NBA Grant Hill29.29 DET
1998 NBA Shaquille O'Neal*31.00 LAL
1997 NBA Anfernee Hardaway29.88 ORL
1996 NBA David Robinson*29.10 SAS
1995 NBA Kevin Johnson27.37 PHO
1994 NBA Charles Barkley*27.84 PHO
1993 NBA Michael Jordan*30.06 CHI
1992 NBA Michael Jordan*27.24 CHI
1991 NBA Michael Jordan*32.04 CHI
1990 NBA Michael Jordan*31.67 CHI
1989 NBA Michael Jordan*29.90 CHI
1988 NBA Hakeem Olajuwon*38.96 HOU
1987 NBA Hakeem Olajuwon*28.46 HOU
1986 NBA Spud Webb25.74 ATL
1985 NBA Michael Jordan*24.71 CHI
1984 NBA Bernard King*27.60 NYK
1983 NBA Moses Malone*25.72 PHI
1982 NBA Julius Erving*22.46 PHI
1981 NBA Marques Johnson27.67 MIL
1980 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*27.91 LAL
1979 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*26.54 LAL
1978 NBA George Gervin*29.43 SAS
1977 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*32.35 LAL
1976 NBA Bob Lanier*25.27 DET
  ABA Julius Erving*31.98 NYA
1975 NBA Bob McAdoo*24.25 BUF
  ABA George McGinnis27.14 INA
1974 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*28.31 MIL
  ABA Julius Erving*24.04 NYA
1973 NBA Jerry West*22.67 LAL
  ABA Dave Robisch27.05 DNR
1972 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*22.43 MIL
  ABA Julius Erving*30.45 VIR
1971 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*25.26 MIL
  ABA Zelmo Beaty*27.18 UTS
1970 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*29.39 MIL
  ABA Rick Barry*27.67 WSA
1969 NBA Jerry West*25.21 LAL
  ABA Jimmy Jones27.98 NOB
1968 NBA Jerry West*25.05 LAL
  ABA Connie Hawkins*29.99 PTP
1967 NBA Wilt Chamberlain*25.33 PHI
1966 NBA Wilt Chamberlain*25.97 PHI
1965 NBA Wilt Chamberlain*27.10 PHI
1964 NBA Wilt Chamberlain*31.31 SFW
1963 NBA Bob Pettit*26.06 STL
1962 NBA Wilt Chamberlain*29.67 PHW
1961 NBA Elgin Baylor*28.02 LAL
1960 NBA Wilt Chamberlain*27.05 PHW
1959 NBA Cliff Hagan*26.19 STL
1958 NBA Cliff Hagan*27.46 STL
1957 NBA Bob Pettit*25.13 STL
1956 NBA George Yardley*25.36 FTW
1955 NBA Dolph Schayes*24.31 SYR
1954 NBA George Mikan*33.58 MNL
1953 NBA George Mikan*26.25 MNL
1952 NBA George Mikan*27.62 MNL