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

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

Year Lg Player PTS Tm
2016 NBA Klay Thompson582 GSW
2015 NBA LeBron James601 CLE
2014 NBA Kevin Durant563 OKC
2013 NBA LeBron James596 MIA
2012 NBA LeBron James697 MIA
2011 NBA Dirk Nowitzki582 DAL
2010 NBA Kobe Bryant671 LAL
2009 NBA Kobe Bryant695 LAL
2008 NBA Kobe Bryant633 LAL
2007 NBA LeBron James501 CLE
2006 NBA Dwyane Wade654 MIA
2005 NBA Tim Duncan542 SAS
2004 NBA Kobe Bryant539 LAL
2003 NBA Tim Duncan593 SAS
2002 NBA Shaquille O'Neal*541 LAL
2001 NBA Allen Iverson*723 PHI
2000 NBA Shaquille O'Neal*707 LAL
1999 NBA Latrell Sprewell407 NYK
1998 NBA Michael Jordan*680 CHI
1997 NBA Michael Jordan*590 CHI
1996 NBA Michael Jordan*552 CHI
1995 NBA Hakeem Olajuwon*725 HOU
1994 NBA Hakeem Olajuwon*664 HOU
1993 NBA Michael Jordan*666 CHI
1992 NBA Michael Jordan*759 CHI
1991 NBA Michael Jordan*529 CHI
1990 NBA Michael Jordan*587 CHI
1989 NBA Michael Jordan*591 CHI
1988 NBA James Worthy*506 LAL
1987 NBA Larry Bird*622 BOS
1986 NBA Hakeem Olajuwon*537 HOU
1985 NBA Larry Bird*520 BOS
1984 NBA Larry Bird*632 BOS
1983 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*406 LAL
1982 NBA Julius Erving*461 PHI
1981 NBA Moses Malone*562 HOU
1980 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*479 LAL
1979 NBA Gus Williams454 SEA
1978 NBA Elvin Hayes*457 WSB
1977 NBA Julius Erving*518 PHI
1976 NBA Jo Jo White*408 BOS
  ABA Julius Erving*451 NYA
1975 NBA Rick Barry*479 GSW
  ABA George McGinnis581 INA
1974 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*515 MIL
  ABA Willie Wise420 UTS
1973 NBA Jerry West*401 LAL
  ABA Dan Issel*521 KEN
1972 NBA Walt Frazier*388 NYK
  ABA Rick Barry*554 NYA
1971 NBA Earl Monroe*397 BAL
  ABA Dan Issel*534 KEN
1970 NBA Jerry West*562 LAL
  ABA Spencer Haywood*440 DNR
1969 NBA Jerry West*556 LAL
  ABA Warren Jabali460 OAK
1968 NBA John Havlicek*493 BOS
  ABA Connie Hawkins*419 PTP
1967 NBA Rick Barry*521 SFW
1966 NBA Jerry West*479 LAL
1965 NBA Jerry West*447 LAL
1964 NBA Wilt Chamberlain*416 SFW
1963 NBA Elgin Baylor*424 LAL
1962 NBA Elgin Baylor*502 LAL
1961 NBA Elgin Baylor*457 LAL
1960 NBA Bob Pettit*365 STL
1959 NBA Elgin Baylor*331 MNL
1958 NBA Cliff Hagan*305 STL
1957 NBA Bob Pettit*298 STL
1956 NBA Paul Arizin*289 PHW
1955 NBA Dolph Schayes*209 SYR
1954 NBA George Mikan*252 MNL
1953 NBA George Mikan*238 MNL
1952 NBA George Mikan*307 MNL
1951 NBA Arnie Risen*273 ROC
1950 NBA George Mikan*376 MNL
1949 BAA George Mikan*303 MNL
1948 BAA Joe Fulks*282 PHW
1947 BAA Joe Fulks*222 PHW