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

Active players are listed in bold.
* Indicates member of the Hall of Fame.

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Year Lg Player RPG Tm
2016 NBA DeAndre Jordan 16.33 LAC
2015 NBA Dwight Howard 14.00 HOU
2014 NBA Dwight Howard 13.67 HOU
2013 NBA Kevin Garnett 13.67 BOS
2012 NBA Josh Smith 13.60 ATL
2011 NBA Dwight Howard 15.50 ORL
2010 NBA Carlos Boozer 13.20 UTA
2009 NBA Dwight Howard 15.35 ORL
2008 NBA Dwight Howard 15.80 ORL
2007 NBA Marcus Camby 14.80 DEN
2006 NBA Bonzi Wells 12.00 SAC
2005 NBA Samuel Dalembert 12.80 PHI
2004 NBA Kevin Garnett 14.61 MIN
2003 NBA Jermaine O'Neal 17.50 IND
2002 NBA Kevin Garnett 18.67 MIN
2001 NBA Shaquille O'Neal* 15.44 LAL
2000 NBA Shaquille O'Neal* 15.43 LAL
1999 NBA Dikembe Mutombo* 13.89 ATL
1998 NBA David Robinson* 14.11 SAS
1997 NBA Shawn Kemp 12.33 SEA
1996 NBA Dennis Rodman* 13.72 CHI
1995 NBA Dennis Rodman* 14.79 SAS
1994 NBA Derrick Coleman 14.25 NJN
1993 NBA A.C. Green 14.60 LAL
1992 NBA Shawn Kemp 12.22 SEA
1991 NBA David Robinson* 13.50 SAS
1990 NBA Charles Barkley* 15.50 PHI
1989 NBA Hakeem Olajuwon* 13.00 HOU
1988 NBA Hakeem Olajuwon* 16.75 HOU
1987 NBA Larry Smith 13.70 GSW
1986 NBA Charles Barkley* 15.75 PHI
1985 NBA Ralph Sampson* 16.60 HOU
1984 NBA Buck Williams 14.09 NJN
1983 NBA Moses Malone* 15.85 PHI
1982 NBA Moses Malone* 17.00 HOU
1981 NBA Kermit Washington 17.33 POR
1980 NBA Moses Malone* 13.86 HOU
1979 NBA Elvin Hayes* 14.00 WSB
1978 NBA Elvin Hayes* 13.29 WSB
1977 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 17.73 LAL
1976 NBA Dave Cowens* 16.44 BOS
  ABA Artis Gilmore* 15.20 KEN
1975 NBA Dave Cowens* 16.45 BOS
  ABA Artis Gilmore* 17.60 KEN
1974 NBA Elvin Hayes* 15.86 CAP
  ABA Artis Gilmore* 18.62 KEN
1973 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 22.53 LAL
  ABA Mel Daniels* 13.78 INA
1972 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 21.00 LAL
  ABA Julius Erving* 20.36 VIR
1971 NBA Bill Bridges 20.80 ATL
  ABA Mel Daniels* 19.18 INA
1970 NBA Wes Unseld* 23.57 BAL
  ABA Spencer Haywood* 19.75 DNR
1969 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 24.67 LAL
  ABA Red Robbins 15.91 NOB
1968 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 24.69 PHI
  ABA Trooper Washington 17.40 PTP
1967 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 29.13 PHI
1966 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 30.20 PHI
1965 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 27.18 PHI
1964 NBA Bill Russell* 27.20 BOS
1963 NBA Bill Russell* 25.08 BOS
1962 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 26.58 PHW
1961 NBA Bill Russell* 29.90 BOS
1960 NBA Bill Russell* 25.85 BOS
1959 NBA Bill Russell* 27.73 BOS
1958 NBA Bill Russell* 24.56 BOS
1957 NBA Bill Russell* 24.40 BOS
1956 NBA Neil Johnston* 14.30 PHW
1955 NBA Dolph Schayes* 12.82 SYR
1954 NBA Harry Gallatin* 15.25 NYK
1953 NBA George Mikan* 15.42 MNL
1952 NBA George Mikan* 15.92 MNL
1951 NBA Dolph Schayes* 14.57 SYR

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