NBA & ABA Year-by-Year Playoff Leaders and Records for Points Per Game

Active players are listed in bold.
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Year Lg Player PPG Tm
2016 NBA Kevin Durant 28.39 OKC
2015 NBA Anthony Davis 31.50 NOP
2014 NBA Kevin Durant 29.63 OKC
2013 NBA Kevin Durant 30.82 OKC
2012 NBA LeBron James 30.30 MIA
2011 NBA Kevin Durant 28.65 OKC
2010 NBA Dwyane Wade 33.20 MIA
2009 NBA LeBron James 35.29 CLE
2008 NBA Kobe Bryant 30.14 LAL
2007 NBA Kobe Bryant 32.80 LAL
2006 NBA Gilbert Arenas 34.00 WAS
2005 NBA Allen Iverson* 31.20 PHI
2004 NBA Dirk Nowitzki 26.60 DAL
2003 NBA Kobe Bryant 32.08 LAL
2002 NBA Tracy McGrady 30.75 ORL
2001 NBA Tracy McGrady 33.75 ORL
2000 NBA Shaquille O'Neal* 30.74 LAL
1999 NBA Allen Iverson* 28.50 PHI
1998 NBA Michael Jordan* 32.38 CHI
1997 NBA Michael Jordan* 31.05 CHI
1996 NBA Michael Jordan* 30.67 CHI
1995 NBA Hakeem Olajuwon* 32.95 HOU
1994 NBA Hakeem Olajuwon* 28.87 HOU
1993 NBA Michael Jordan* 35.05 CHI
1992 NBA Michael Jordan* 34.50 CHI
1991 NBA Michael Jordan* 31.12 CHI
1990 NBA Michael Jordan* 36.69 CHI
1989 NBA Michael Jordan* 34.76 CHI
1988 NBA Hakeem Olajuwon* 37.50 HOU
1987 NBA Michael Jordan* 35.67 CHI
1986 NBA Michael Jordan* 43.67 CHI
1985 NBA Rolando Blackman 32.75 DAL
1984 NBA Bernard King* 34.75 NYK
1983 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 27.07 LAL
1982 NBA George Gervin* 29.44 SAS
1981 NBA George Gervin* 27.14 SAS
1980 NBA George Gervin* 33.33 SAS
1979 NBA George Gervin* 28.57 SAS
1978 NBA George Gervin* 33.17 SAS
1977 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 34.64 LAL
1976 NBA Fred Brown 28.50 SEA
  ABA Julius Erving* 34.69 NYA
1975 NBA Bob McAdoo* 37.43 BUF
  ABA George Gervin* 34.00 SAA
1974 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 32.19 MIL
  ABA Julius Erving* 27.86 NYA
1973 NBA Lou Hudson 29.67 ATL
  ABA Julius Erving* 29.60 VIR
1972 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 28.73 MIL
  ABA Julius Erving* 33.27 VIR
1971 NBA Bob Love 26.71 CHI
  ABA Rick Barry* 33.67 NYA
1970 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 35.20 MIL
  ABA Rick Barry* 40.14 WSA
1969 NBA Jerry West* 30.89 LAL
  ABA Jimmy Jones 30.18 NOB
1968 NBA Jerry West* 30.80 LAL
  ABA Connie Hawkins* 29.93 PTP
1967 NBA Rick Barry* 34.73 SFW
1966 NBA Jerry West* 34.21 LAL
1965 NBA Jerry West* 40.64 LAL
1964 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 34.67 SFW
1963 NBA Elgin Baylor* 32.62 LAL
1962 NBA Elgin Baylor* 38.62 LAL
1961 NBA Elgin Baylor* 38.08 LAL
1960 NBA Elgin Baylor* 33.44 MNL
1959 NBA Cliff Hagan* 28.50 STL
1958 NBA Cliff Hagan* 27.73 STL
1957 NBA Bob Pettit* 29.80 STL
1956 NBA Paul Arizin* 28.90 PHW
1955 NBA Bob Cousy* 21.71 BOS
1954 NBA Bob Cousy* 21.00 BOS
1953 NBA Bob Cousy* 25.50 BOS
1952 NBA George Mikan* 23.62 MNL
1951 NBA George Mikan* 24.00 MNL
1950 NBA George Mikan* 31.33 MNL
1949 BAA George Mikan* 30.30 MNL
1948 BAA Joe Fulks* 21.69 PHW
1947 BAA Joe Fulks* 22.20 PHW

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