NBA & ABA Progressive Playoff Leaders and Records for Points Per Game

Active players are listed in bold.
Members of the Hall of Fame are marked with an asterisk (*).

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  Year-by-Year PPG   Active PPG   Career PPG   Single Season PPG
1946-47Joe Fulks* 22.20               Joe Fulks* 22.20
1947-48Joe Fulks* 21.69               Joe Fulks* 22.20
1948-49George Mikan* 30.30   George Senesky 10.00   George Senesky 10.00   George Mikan* 30.30
1949-50George Mikan* 31.33   George Mikan* 30.86   George Mikan* 30.86   George Mikan* 31.33
1950-51George Mikan* 24.00   George Mikan* 29.21   George Mikan* 29.21   George Mikan* 31.33
1951-52George Mikan* 23.62   George Mikan* 27.48   George Mikan* 27.48   George Mikan* 31.33
1952-53Bob Cousy* 25.50   George Mikan* 25.78   George Mikan* 25.78   George Mikan* 31.33
1953-54Bob Cousy* 21.00   George Mikan* 24.54   George Mikan* 24.54   George Mikan* 31.33
1954-55Bob Cousy* 21.71   Dolph Schayes* 17.80   George Mikan* 24.54   George Mikan* 31.33
1955-56Paul Arizin* 28.90   George Mikan* 24.00   George Mikan* 24.00   George Mikan* 31.33
1956-57Bob Pettit* 29.80   Bob Cousy* 22.51   George Mikan* 24.00   George Mikan* 31.33
1957-58Cliff Hagan* 27.73   Bob Pettit* 24.72   Bob Pettit* 24.72   George Mikan* 31.33
1958-59Cliff Hagan* 28.50   Bob Pettit* 25.26   Bob Pettit* 25.26   George Mikan* 31.33
1959-60Elgin Baylor* 33.44   Elgin Baylor* 28.73   Elgin Baylor* 28.73   Elgin Baylor* 33.44
1960-61Elgin Baylor* 38.08   Elgin Baylor* 32.03   Elgin Baylor* 32.03   Elgin Baylor* 38.08
1961-62Elgin Baylor* 38.62   Wilt Chamberlain* 34.58   Wilt Chamberlain* 34.58   Elgin Baylor* 38.62
1962-63Elgin Baylor* 32.62   Wilt Chamberlain* 34.58   Wilt Chamberlain* 34.58   Elgin Baylor* 38.62
1963-64Wilt Chamberlain* 34.67   Wilt Chamberlain* 34.61   Wilt Chamberlain* 34.61   Elgin Baylor* 38.62
1964-65Jerry West* 40.64   Wilt Chamberlain* 33.36   Wilt Chamberlain* 33.36   Jerry West* 40.64
1965-66Jerry West* 34.21   Wilt Chamberlain* 32.85   Wilt Chamberlain* 32.85   Jerry West* 40.64
1966-67Rick Barry* 34.73   Elgin Baylor* 31.11   Elgin Baylor* 31.11   Jerry West* 40.64
1967-68Jerry West* 30.80   Jerry West* 30.83   Jerry West* 30.83   Jerry West* 40.64
1968-69Jerry West* 30.89   Jerry West* 30.84   Jerry West* 30.84   Jerry West* 40.64
1969-70Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 35.20   Jerry West* 30.90   Jerry West* 30.90   Jerry West* 40.64
1970-71Bob Love 26.71   Jerry West* 30.90   Jerry West* 30.90   Jerry West* 40.64
1971-72Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 28.73   Jerry West* 30.01   Jerry West* 30.01   Jerry West* 40.64
1972-73Lou Hudson 29.67   Jerry West* 29.30   Jerry West* 29.30   Jerry West* 40.64
1973-74Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 32.19   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 29.68   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 29.68   Jerry West* 40.64
1974-75Bob McAdoo* 37.43   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 29.68   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 29.68   Jerry West* 40.64
1975-76Fred Brown 28.50   Bob McAdoo* 32.00   Bob McAdoo* 32.00   Jerry West* 40.64
1976-77Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 34.64   Bob McAdoo* 32.00   Bob McAdoo* 32.00   Jerry West* 40.64
1977-78George Gervin* 33.17   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 30.34   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 30.34   Jerry West* 40.64
1978-79George Gervin* 28.57   Bob McAdoo* 30.25   Bob McAdoo* 30.25   Jerry West* 40.64
1979-80George Gervin* 33.33   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 30.44   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 30.44   Jerry West* 40.64
1980-81George Gervin* 27.14   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 30.32   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 30.32   Jerry West* 40.64
1981-82George Gervin* 29.44   George Gervin* 29.37   George Gervin* 29.37   Jerry West* 40.64
1982-83Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 27.07   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 28.83   Jerry West* 29.13   Jerry West* 40.64
1983-84Bernard King* 34.75   George Gervin* 28.48   Jerry West* 29.13   Jerry West* 40.64
1984-85Rolando Blackman 32.75   George Gervin* 27.93   Jerry West* 29.13   Jerry West* 40.64
1985-86Michael Jordan* 43.67   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 27.29   Jerry West* 29.13   Michael Jordan* 43.67
1986-87Michael Jordan* 35.67   Hakeem Olajuwon* 26.71   Jerry West* 29.13   Michael Jordan* 43.67
1987-88Hakeem Olajuwon* 37.50   Michael Jordan* 35.90   Michael Jordan* 35.90   Michael Jordan* 43.67
1988-89Michael Jordan* 34.76   Michael Jordan* 35.38   Michael Jordan* 35.38   Michael Jordan* 43.67
1989-90Michael Jordan* 36.69   Michael Jordan* 35.77   Michael Jordan* 35.77   Michael Jordan* 43.67
1990-91Michael Jordan* 31.12   Michael Jordan* 34.64   Michael Jordan* 34.64   Michael Jordan* 43.67
1991-92Michael Jordan* 34.50   Michael Jordan* 34.61   Michael Jordan* 34.61   Michael Jordan* 43.67
1992-93Michael Jordan* 35.05   Michael Jordan* 34.68   Michael Jordan* 34.68   Michael Jordan* 43.67
1993-94Hakeem Olajuwon* 28.87   Karl Malone* 27.27   Michael Jordan* 34.68   Michael Jordan* 43.67
1994-95Hakeem Olajuwon* 32.95   Michael Jordan* 34.42   Michael Jordan* 34.42   Michael Jordan* 43.67
1995-96Michael Jordan* 30.67   Michael Jordan* 33.94   Michael Jordan* 33.94   Michael Jordan* 43.67
1996-97Michael Jordan* 31.05   Michael Jordan* 33.59   Michael Jordan* 33.59   Michael Jordan* 43.67
1997-98Michael Jordan* 32.38   Michael Jordan* 33.45   Michael Jordan* 33.45   Michael Jordan* 43.67
1998-99Allen Iverson* 28.50   Shaquille O'Neal* 26.70   Michael Jordan* 33.45   Michael Jordan* 43.67
1999-00Shaquille O'Neal* 30.74   Shaquille O'Neal* 27.74   Michael Jordan* 33.45   Michael Jordan* 43.67
2000-01Tracy McGrady 33.75   Allen Iverson* 30.32   Michael Jordan* 33.45   Michael Jordan* 43.67
2001-02Tracy McGrady 30.75   Michael Jordan* 33.45   Michael Jordan* 33.45   Michael Jordan* 43.67
2002-03Kobe Bryant 32.08   Michael Jordan* 33.45   Michael Jordan* 33.45   Michael Jordan* 43.67
2003-04Dirk Nowitzki 26.60   Allen Iverson* 30.58   Michael Jordan* 33.45   Michael Jordan* 43.67
2004-05Allen Iverson* 31.20   Allen Iverson* 30.63   Michael Jordan* 33.45   Michael Jordan* 43.67
2005-06Gilbert Arenas 34.00   Allen Iverson* 30.63   Michael Jordan* 33.45   Michael Jordan* 43.67
2006-07Kobe Bryant 32.80   Allen Iverson* 30.04   Michael Jordan* 33.45   Michael Jordan* 43.67
2007-08Kobe Bryant 30.14   Allen Iverson* 29.73   Michael Jordan* 33.45   Michael Jordan* 43.67
2008-09LeBron James 35.29   Allen Iverson* 29.73   Michael Jordan* 33.45   Michael Jordan* 43.67
2009-10Dwyane Wade 33.20   Allen Iverson* 29.73   Michael Jordan* 33.45   Michael Jordan* 43.67
2010-11Kevin Durant 28.65   Tracy McGrady 28.53   Michael Jordan* 33.45   Michael Jordan* 43.67
2011-12LeBron James 30.30   LeBron James 28.48   Michael Jordan* 33.45   Michael Jordan* 43.67
2012-13Kevin Durant 30.82   Kevin Durant 28.63   Michael Jordan* 33.45   Michael Jordan* 43.67
2013-14Kevin Durant 29.63   Kevin Durant 28.89   Michael Jordan* 33.45   Michael Jordan* 43.67
2014-15Anthony Davis 31.50   Kevin Durant 28.89   Michael Jordan* 33.45   Michael Jordan* 43.67
2015-16Kevin Durant 28.39   Kevin Durant 28.79   Michael Jordan* 33.45   Michael Jordan* 43.67
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