NBA & ABA Progressive Playoff Leaders and Records for Win Shares

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

Table
  Year-by-Year WS   Active WS   Career WS   Single Season WS
1946-47Joe Fulks* 2.27   Joe Fulks* 2.27   Joe Fulks* 2.27   Joe Fulks* 2.27
1947-48Connie Simmons 2.47   Joe Fulks* 4.22   Joe Fulks* 4.22   Connie Simmons 2.47
1948-49George Mikan* 4.24   George Mikan* 4.24   George Mikan* 4.24   George Mikan* 4.24
1949-50George Mikan* 3.73   George Mikan* 7.97   George Mikan* 7.97   George Mikan* 4.24
1950-51Bobby Wanzer* 2.68   George Mikan* 9.03   George Mikan* 9.03   George Mikan* 4.24
1951-52George Mikan* 2.37   George Mikan* 11.39   George Mikan* 11.39   George Mikan* 4.24
1952-53George Mikan* 1.97   George Mikan* 13.37   George Mikan* 13.37   George Mikan* 4.24
1953-54George Mikan* 3.46   George Mikan* 16.82   George Mikan* 16.82   George Mikan* 4.24
1954-55Dolph Schayes* 1.83   Dolph Schayes* 8.86   George Mikan* 16.82   George Mikan* 4.24
1955-56Paul Arizin* 2.23   George Mikan* 16.97   George Mikan* 16.97   George Mikan* 4.24
1956-57Bob Pettit* 1.66   Dolph Schayes* 10.62   George Mikan* 16.97   George Mikan* 4.24
1957-58Cliff Hagan* 2.72   Dolph Schayes* 11.43   George Mikan* 16.97   George Mikan* 4.24
1958-59Frank Ramsey* 2.04   Dolph Schayes* 12.70   George Mikan* 16.97   George Mikan* 4.24
1959-60Bill Russell* 2.97   Dolph Schayes* 13.28   George Mikan* 16.97   George Mikan* 4.24
1960-61Elgin Baylor* 2.78   Dolph Schayes* 13.79   George Mikan* 16.97   George Mikan* 4.24
1961-62Bill Russell* 3.60   Dolph Schayes* 13.78   George Mikan* 16.97   George Mikan* 4.24
1962-63Bill Russell* 2.53   Bill Russell* 15.52   George Mikan* 16.97   George Mikan* 4.24
1963-64Wilt Chamberlain* 3.75   Bill Russell* 17.39   Bill Russell* 17.39   George Mikan* 4.24
1964-65Bill Russell* 3.34   Bill Russell* 20.72   Bill Russell* 20.72   George Mikan* 4.24
1965-66Bill Russell* 3.25   Bill Russell* 23.97   Bill Russell* 23.97   George Mikan* 4.24
1966-67Wilt Chamberlain* 3.78   Bill Russell* 24.70   Bill Russell* 24.70   George Mikan* 4.24
1967-68Jerry West* 3.60   Bill Russell* 26.35   Bill Russell* 26.35   George Mikan* 4.24
1968-69Jerry West* 4.31   Bill Russell* 27.76   Bill Russell* 27.76   Jerry West* 4.31
1969-70Jerry West* 3.19   Wilt Chamberlain* 24.95   Bill Russell* 27.76   Jerry West* 4.31
1970-71Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3.26   Wilt Chamberlain* 25.76   Bill Russell* 27.76   Jerry West* 4.31
1971-72Walt Frazier* 3.33   Wilt Chamberlain* 28.76   Wilt Chamberlain* 28.76   Jerry West* 4.31
1972-73Walt Frazier* 3.02   Wilt Chamberlain* 31.46   Wilt Chamberlain* 31.46   Jerry West* 4.31
1973-74Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 4.69   Jerry West* 26.75   Wilt Chamberlain* 31.46   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 4.69
1974-75Rick Barry* 3.09   John Havlicek* 17.72   Wilt Chamberlain* 31.46   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 4.69
1975-76Dave Cowens* 2.71   John Havlicek* 18.98   Wilt Chamberlain* 31.46   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 4.69
1976-77Julius Erving* 3.40   John Havlicek* 19.27   Wilt Chamberlain* 31.46   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 4.69
1977-78Elvin Hayes* 3.06   John Havlicek* 19.27   Wilt Chamberlain* 31.46   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 4.69
1978-79Gus Williams 2.71   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 17.85   Wilt Chamberlain* 31.46   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 4.69
1979-80Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3.26   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 21.11   Wilt Chamberlain* 31.46   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 4.69
1980-81Moses Malone* 3.46   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 21.55   Wilt Chamberlain* 31.46   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 4.69
1981-82Julius Erving* 3.00   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 23.03   Wilt Chamberlain* 31.46   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 4.69
1982-83Moses Malone* 2.84   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 25.13   Wilt Chamberlain* 31.46   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 4.69
1983-84Larry Bird* 4.72   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 28.43   Wilt Chamberlain* 31.46   Larry Bird* 4.72
1984-85Magic Johnson* 3.01   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 30.89   Wilt Chamberlain* 31.46   Larry Bird* 4.72
1985-86Larry Bird* 4.23   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 32.47   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 32.47   Larry Bird* 4.72
1986-87Magic Johnson* 3.68   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 34.47   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 34.47   Larry Bird* 4.72
1987-88Magic Johnson* 3.99   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 35.28   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 35.28   Larry Bird* 4.72
1988-89Michael Jordan* 4.04   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 35.56   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 35.56   Larry Bird* 4.72
1989-90Michael Jordan* 3.98   Magic Johnson* 28.85   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 35.56   Larry Bird* 4.72
1990-91Michael Jordan* 4.77   Magic Johnson* 32.16   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 35.56   Michael Jordan* 4.77
1991-92Michael Jordan* 4.13   Larry Bird* 24.83   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 35.56   Michael Jordan* 4.77
1992-93Charles Barkley* 4.60   Michael Jordan* 25.01   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 35.56   Michael Jordan* 4.77
1993-94Hakeem Olajuwon* 4.29   Hakeem Olajuwon* 15.75   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 35.56   Michael Jordan* 4.77
1994-95Shaquille O'Neal* 3.02   Michael Jordan* 26.33   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 35.56   Michael Jordan* 4.77
1995-96Michael Jordan* 4.68   Magic Johnson* 32.63   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 35.56   Michael Jordan* 4.77
1996-97Michael Jordan* 3.94   Michael Jordan* 34.94   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 35.56   Michael Jordan* 4.77
1997-98Michael Jordan* 4.81   Michael Jordan* 39.76   Michael Jordan* 39.76   Michael Jordan* 4.81
1998-99Tim Duncan 3.71   Hakeem Olajuwon* 22.36   Michael Jordan* 39.76   Michael Jordan* 4.81
1999-00Shaquille O'Neal* 4.67   Scottie Pippen* 23.44   Michael Jordan* 39.76   Michael Jordan* 4.81
2000-01Kobe Bryant 3.76   Scottie Pippen* 23.29   Michael Jordan* 39.76   Michael Jordan* 4.81
2001-02Shaquille O'Neal* 3.81   Michael Jordan* 39.76   Michael Jordan* 39.76   Michael Jordan* 4.81
2002-03Tim Duncan 5.94   Michael Jordan* 39.76   Michael Jordan* 39.76   Tim Duncan 5.94
2003-04Shaquille O'Neal* 3.86   Shaquille O'Neal* 27.89   Michael Jordan* 39.76   Tim Duncan 5.94
2004-05Chauncey Billups 4.59   Shaquille O'Neal* 28.69   Michael Jordan* 39.76   Tim Duncan 5.94
2005-06Dirk Nowitzki 5.39   Shaquille O'Neal* 30.33   Michael Jordan* 39.76   Tim Duncan 5.94
2006-07LeBron James 3.73   Shaquille O'Neal* 30.35   Michael Jordan* 39.76   Tim Duncan 5.94
2007-08Kevin Garnett 4.10   Shaquille O'Neal* 30.66   Michael Jordan* 39.76   Tim Duncan 5.94
2008-09LeBron James 4.83   Shaquille O'Neal* 30.66   Michael Jordan* 39.76   Tim Duncan 5.94
2009-10Pau Gasol 4.25   Shaquille O'Neal* 31.08   Michael Jordan* 39.76   Tim Duncan 5.94
2010-11LeBron James 3.81   Shaquille O'Neal* 31.08   Michael Jordan* 39.76   Tim Duncan 5.94
2011-12LeBron James 5.82   Tim Duncan 30.62   Michael Jordan* 39.76   Tim Duncan 5.94
2012-13LeBron James 5.20   Tim Duncan 33.08   Michael Jordan* 39.76   Tim Duncan 5.94
2013-14LeBron James 4.30   Tim Duncan 36.27   Michael Jordan* 39.76   Tim Duncan 5.94
2014-15Stephen Curry 3.93   Tim Duncan 37.47   Michael Jordan* 39.76   Tim Duncan 5.94
2015-16LeBron James 4.69   LeBron James 41.58   LeBron James 41.58   Tim Duncan 5.94
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