Mobile Site You Are Here > BBR > Playoffs > 1983 NBA > Leaders

1983 NBA Playoffs Leaders

Previous Year ▪ Next Year

League Champion: Philadelphia 76ers

Finals MVP: Moses Malone (25.8/18.0/2.0)

1983 Playoff Leaders:
PTS: Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (406)
TRB: Moses Malone (206)
AST: Magic Johnson (192)
WS: Moses Malone (2.8)

Playoff Leaders

Minutes Played
1. Magic Johnson*-LAL 643
2. Jamaal Wilkes*-LAL 589
3. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 588
4. Norm Nixon-LAL 538
5. Moses Malone*-PHI 524
6. Julius Erving*-PHI 493
7. Maurice Cheeks-PHI 483
8. Michael Cooper-LAL 453
9. George Gervin*-SAS 437
10. Mike Mitchell-SAS 422
Field Goals
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 163
2. Jamaal Wilkes*-LAL 136
3. Moses Malone*-PHI 126
4. Norm Nixon-LAL 113
5. George Gervin*-SAS 108
6. Johnny Moore-SAS 105
7. Mike Mitchell-SAS 102
8. Magic Johnson*-LAL 100
9. Julius Erving*-PHI 95
10. Andrew Toney-PHI 87
  Kiki Vandeweghe-DEN 87
Field Goal Attempts
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 287
2. Jamaal Wilkes*-LAL 273
3. Norm Nixon-LAL 237
4. Moses Malone*-PHI 235
5. Julius Erving*-PHI 211
6. George Gervin*-SAS 208
7. Magic Johnson*-LAL 206
8. Mike Mitchell-SAS 200
9. Johnny Moore-SAS 197
10. Andrew Toney-PHI 185
3-Pt Field Goals
1. Johnny Moore-SAS 9
2. Mike Dunleavy-SAS 8
3. Roger Phegley-SAS 3
  Norm Nixon-LAL 3
  Mike Evans-DEN 3
  Paul Westphal-NYK 3
  Brian Winters-MIL 3
8. Danny Ainge-BOS 2
  Bob McAdoo*-LAL 2
  Junior Bridgeman-MIL 2
  Jim Paxson-POR 2
  Rob Williams-DEN 2
3-Pt Field Goal Attempts
1. Mike Dunleavy-SAS 30
2. Johnny Moore-SAS 17
3. Brian Winters-MIL 11
  Magic Johnson*-LAL 11
5. Mike Evans-DEN 10
6. Paul Westphal-NYK 8
7. Michael Cooper-LAL 7
  Norm Nixon-LAL 7
9. Tiny Archibald*-BOS 6
  Bob McAdoo*-LAL 6
Free Throws
1. Moses Malone*-PHI 86
2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 80
3. Magic Johnson*-LAL 68
4. George Gervin*-SAS 61
5. Andrew Toney-PHI 52
6. Julius Erving*-PHI 49
7. Alex English*-DEN 47
8. Sidney Moncrief-MIL 46
9. Maurice Cheeks-PHI 45
10. Kiki Vandeweghe-DEN 40
Free Throw Attempts
1. Moses Malone*-PHI 120
2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 106
3. Magic Johnson*-LAL 81
4. Andrew Toney-PHI 69
  George Gervin*-SAS 69
6. Julius Erving*-PHI 68
7. Maurice Cheeks-PHI 64
8. Sidney Moncrief-MIL 61
9. Alex English*-DEN 53
10. Norm Nixon-LAL 50
  Kiki Vandeweghe-DEN 50
Offensive Rebounds
1. Moses Malone*-PHI 70
2. Magic Johnson*-LAL 51
3. Jamaal Wilkes*-LAL 42
4. Artis Gilmore*-SAS 37
5. Mike Mitchell-SAS 33
6. Julius Erving*-PHI 32
7. Sidney Moncrief-MIL 28
  Marques Johnson-MIL 28
9. Kurt Rambis-LAL 27
  Gene Banks-SAS 27
  T.R. Dunn-DEN 27
Defensive Rebounds
1. Moses Malone*-PHI 136
2. Artis Gilmore*-SAS 105
3. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 90
4. Magic Johnson*-LAL 77
5. Mike Mitchell-SAS 72
6. Julius Erving*-PHI 67
7. Kurt Rambis-LAL 63
8. Larry Bird*-BOS 55
9. Robert Parish*-BOS 53
  George Gervin*-SAS 53
Total Rebounds
1. Moses Malone*-PHI 206
2. Artis Gilmore*-SAS 142
3. Magic Johnson*-LAL 128
4. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 115
5. Mike Mitchell-SAS 105
6. Julius Erving*-PHI 99
7. Kurt Rambis-LAL 90
  Jamaal Wilkes*-LAL 90
9. T.R. Dunn-DEN 78
10. Gene Banks-SAS 76
Assists
1. Magic Johnson*-LAL 192
2. Johnny Moore-SAS 161
3. Maurice Cheeks-PHI 91
4. Norm Nixon-LAL 90
5. Darnell Valentine-POR 61
6. Andrew Toney-PHI 55
7. Jamaal Wilkes*-LAL 51
8. Gene Banks-SAS 50
9. Mike Dunleavy-SAS 49
10. Michael Cooper-LAL 44
  Julius Erving*-PHI 44
  Tiny Archibald*-BOS 44
Steals
1. Magic Johnson*-LAL 34
2. Johnny Moore-SAS 28
3. Maurice Cheeks-PHI 26
  Michael Cooper-LAL 26
5. Jamaal Wilkes*-LAL 20
6. Moses Malone*-PHI 19
7. Sidney Moncrief-MIL 18
  Norm Nixon-LAL 18
9. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 17
10. Bobby Jones-PHI 15
  Julius Erving*-PHI 15
  Clint Richardson-PHI 15
Blocks
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 55
2. Artis Gilmore*-SAS 34
3. Julius Erving*-PHI 27
4. Moses Malone*-PHI 25
5. Mike Mitchell-SAS 19
6. Bobby Jones-PHI 18
7. Kurt Rambis-LAL 16
8. Alton Lister-MIL 15
9. Edgar Jones-SAS 14
  Bob Lanier*-MIL 14
Turnovers
1. Magic Johnson*-LAL 64
2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 50
3. George Gervin*-SAS 46
4. Andrew Toney-PHI 45
5. Moses Malone*-PHI 40
6. Julius Erving*-PHI 39
7. Maurice Cheeks-PHI 34
  Norm Nixon-LAL 34
9. Jamaal Wilkes*-LAL 33
10. Johnny Moore-SAS 28
  Mychal Thompson-POR 28
Personal Fouls
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 61
2. Michael Cooper-LAL 54
3. Kurt Rambis-LAL 51
  Jamaal Wilkes*-LAL 51
5. Magic Johnson*-LAL 49
6. Artis Gilmore*-SAS 46
7. Edgar Jones-SAS 44
8. Andrew Toney-PHI 43
9. Marc Iavaroni-PHI 42
  Julius Erving*-PHI 42
Points
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 406
2. Moses Malone*-PHI 338
3. Jamaal Wilkes*-LAL 299
4. George Gervin*-SAS 277
5. Magic Johnson*-LAL 268
6. Norm Nixon-LAL 266
7. Johnny Moore-SAS 247
8. Julius Erving*-PHI 239
9. Mike Mitchell-SAS 230
10. Andrew Toney-PHI 226
Field Goal Pct
1. Jim Paxson-POR .586
2. Bill Cartwright-NYK .581
3. Bernard King*-NYK .577
4. Artis Gilmore*-SAS .576
5. Bob Lanier*-MIL .573
6. Kurt Rambis-LAL .570
7. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL .568
8. Billy McKinney-DEN .565
9. Marc Iavaroni-PHI .558
10. Gus Williams-SEA .553
3-Pt Field Goal Pct
1. Johnny Moore-SAS .529
2. Mike Dunleavy-SAS .267
Free Throw Pct
1. Louis Orr-NYK 1.000
  Danny Schayes-DEN 1.000
3. Ernie Grunfeld-NYK .947
4. Charlie Criss-MIL .944
5. Junior Bridgeman-MIL .933
6. Alex English*-DEN .887
7. George Gervin*-SAS .884
8. Wayne Cooper-POR .882
9. Gus Williams-SEA .867
10. Dan Issel*-DEN .862
Minutes Per Game
1. Magic Johnson*-LAL 42.9
2. Marques Johnson-MIL 42.4
3. Sidney Moncrief-MIL 41.9
4. Mychal Thompson-POR 40.6
5. Moses Malone*-PHI 40.3
6. Larry Bird*-BOS 40.0
7. George Gervin*-SAS 39.7
8. Kiki Vandeweghe-DEN 39.6
9. Jamaal Wilkes*-LAL 39.3
10. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 39.2
Points Per Game
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 27.1
2. Kiki Vandeweghe-DEN 26.8
3. Moses Malone*-PHI 26.0
4. Alex English*-DEN 25.9
5. George Gervin*-SAS 25.2
6. Bernard King*-NYK 23.5
7. Jim Paxson-POR 23.3
8. Johnny Moore-SAS 22.5
9. Marques Johnson-MIL 22.0
10. Mike Mitchell-SAS 20.9
Rebounds Per Game
1. Moses Malone*-PHI 15.8
2. Artis Gilmore*-SAS 12.9
3. Larry Bird*-BOS 12.5
4. Truck Robinson-NYK 11.0
5. Robert Parish*-BOS 10.6
6. T.R. Dunn-DEN 9.8
7. Mike Mitchell-SAS 9.5
8. Calvin Natt-POR 9.1
9. Magic Johnson*-LAL 8.5
10. Wayne Cooper-POR 8.0
  Marques Johnson-MIL 8.0
  Mychal Thompson-POR 8.0
Assists Per Game
1. Johnny Moore-SAS 14.6
2. Magic Johnson*-LAL 12.8
3. Johnny Davis-ATL 9.0
4. Darnell Valentine-POR 8.7
5. Maurice Cheeks-PHI 7.0
  Rory Sparrow-NYK 7.0
7. Larry Bird*-BOS 6.8
8. Norm Nixon-LAL 6.4
9. Tiny Archibald*-BOS 6.3
10. Alex English*-DEN 6.0
Steals Per Game
1. Johnny Moore-SAS 2.5
2. Magic Johnson*-LAL 2.3
3. Larry Bird*-BOS 2.2
4. Sidney Moncrief-MIL 2.0
  Maurice Cheeks-PHI 2.0
6. Michael Cooper-LAL 1.7
7. Truck Robinson-NYK 1.7
8. Gerald Henderson-BOS 1.6
9. T.R. Dunn-DEN 1.5
10. Moses Malone*-PHI 1.5
Blocks Per Game
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 3.7
2. Tree Rollins-ATL 3.3
3. Artis Gilmore*-SAS 3.1
4. Julius Erving*-PHI 2.1
5. Moses Malone*-PHI 1.9
6. Mike Mitchell-SAS 1.7
7. Alton Lister-MIL 1.7
8. Bob Lanier*-MIL 1.6
9. Bobby Jones-PHI 1.5
10. Edgar Jones-SAS 1.3
Player Efficiency Rating
1. Moses Malone*-PHI 25.7
2. Johnny Moore-SAS 25.6
3. Bernard King*-NYK 24.0
4. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 22.8
5. Dan Issel*-DEN 22.4
6. Magic Johnson*-LAL 20.6
7. Larry Bird*-BOS 20.3
8. Kiki Vandeweghe-DEN 20.1
9. Jim Paxson-POR 19.0
10. Bob Lanier*-MIL 18.9
True Shooting Pct
1. Bill Cartwright-NYK .636
2. Cedric Maxwell-BOS .627
3. Bernard King*-NYK .627
4. Jim Paxson-POR .624
5. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL .608
6. Gus Williams-SEA .606
7. Artis Gilmore*-SAS .604
8. Kurt Rambis-LAL .599
9. Bobby Jones-PHI .593
10. Bob Lanier*-MIL .589
Effective Field Goal Pct
1. Jim Paxson-POR .595
2. Bernard King*-NYK .582
3. Bill Cartwright-NYK .581
4. Artis Gilmore*-SAS .576
5. Bob Lanier*-MIL .573
6. Kurt Rambis-LAL .570
7. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL .568
8. Billy McKinney-DEN .565
9. Marc Iavaroni-PHI .558
10. Johnny Moore-SAS .556
Offensive Rebound Pct
1. Moses Malone*-PHI 15.3
2. Edgar Jones-SAS 12.6
3. Truck Robinson-NYK 12.0
4. Clemon Johnson-PHI 11.9
5. Wayne Cooper-POR 11.5
6. Alton Lister-MIL 10.9
7. Bob McAdoo*-LAL 10.1
8. Paul Pressey-MIL 10.0
9. Cedric Maxwell-BOS 10.0
10. Artis Gilmore*-SAS 9.8
Defensive Rebound Pct
1. Moses Malone*-PHI 28.2
2. Truck Robinson-NYK 25.5
3. Artis Gilmore*-SAS 25.1
4. Larry Bird*-BOS 24.7
5. Kenny Carr-POR 23.9
6. Robert Parish*-BOS 22.9
7. Alton Lister-MIL 22.4
8. Bob Lanier*-MIL 21.3
9. Bob McAdoo*-LAL 20.2
10. Dan Issel*-DEN 20.0
Total Rebound Pct
1. Moses Malone*-PHI 21.9
2. Truck Robinson-NYK 18.8
3. Artis Gilmore*-SAS 17.8
4. Larry Bird*-BOS 16.7
5. Kenny Carr-POR 16.6
6. Alton Lister-MIL 16.5
7. Robert Parish*-BOS 15.9
8. Bob McAdoo*-LAL 15.3
9. Bob Lanier*-MIL 14.0
10. Edgar Jones-SAS 13.8
Assist Pct
1. Johnny Moore-SAS 49.7
2. Darnell Valentine-POR 42.4
3. Tiny Archibald*-BOS 40.6
4. Magic Johnson*-LAL 38.6
5. Paul Westphal-NYK 31.8
6. Mike Dunleavy-SAS 31.0
7. Rory Sparrow-NYK 30.7
8. Larry Bird*-BOS 28.2
9. Mike Evans-DEN 27.3
10. Maurice Cheeks-PHI 27.2
Steal Pct
1. Bob McAdoo*-LAL 3.2
2. Paul Pressey-MIL 3.0
3. Johnny Moore-SAS 3.0
4. Gerald Henderson-BOS 2.9
5. Michael Cooper-LAL 2.7
6. Larry Bird*-BOS 2.7
7. Maurice Cheeks-PHI 2.7
8. Magic Johnson*-LAL 2.5
9. Sidney Moncrief-MIL 2.4
10. Truck Robinson-NYK 2.4
Block Pct
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 5.1
2. Artis Gilmore*-SAS 4.4
3. Alton Lister-MIL 4.2
4. Edgar Jones-SAS 3.7
5. Bob McAdoo*-LAL 3.3
6. Bob Lanier*-MIL 3.3
7. Bobby Jones-PHI 3.2
8. Julius Erving*-PHI 3.2
9. Moses Malone*-PHI 2.8
10. Bill Cartwright-NYK 2.4
Turnover Pct
1. Kiki Vandeweghe-DEN 6.2
2. Dan Issel*-DEN 6.3
3. Calvin Natt-POR 6.8
4. Danny Ainge-BOS 7.2
5. Bernard King*-NYK 8.2
6. Marques Johnson-MIL 9.8
7. Jamaal Wilkes*-LAL 10.1
8. Jim Paxson-POR 10.3
9. Mike Mitchell-SAS 10.4
10. Alex English*-DEN 10.8
Usage Pct
1. Andrew Toney-PHI 30.4
2. Bernard King*-NYK 28.4
3. Alex English*-DEN 27.9
4. Dan Issel*-DEN 27.1
5. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 26.6
6. Moses Malone*-PHI 26.0
7. Larry Bird*-BOS 25.8
8. Bob McAdoo*-LAL 25.6
9. George Gervin*-SAS 24.8
10. Tiny Archibald*-BOS 23.9
Offensive Rating
1. Johnny Moore-SAS 126.7
2. Bernard King*-NYK 124.1
3. Moses Malone*-PHI 117.8
4. Kiki Vandeweghe-DEN 117.5
5. Jim Paxson-POR 116.7
6. Bobby Jones-PHI 116.5
7. Cedric Maxwell-BOS 114.6
8. Magic Johnson*-LAL 114.3
9. Artis Gilmore*-SAS 113.8
10. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 113.6
Defensive Rating
1. Moses Malone*-PHI 95.8
2. Larry Bird*-BOS 97.0
3. Alton Lister-MIL 97.3
4. Paul Pressey-MIL 99.4
5. Bobby Jones-PHI 99.8
6. Robert Parish*-BOS 100.0
7. Julius Erving*-PHI 100.8
8. Bob Lanier*-MIL 100.8
9. Bob McAdoo*-LAL 101.3
10. Artis Gilmore*-SAS 102.1
Offensive Win Shares
1. Johnny Moore-SAS 1.8
2. Moses Malone*-PHI 1.6
3. Magic Johnson*-LAL 1.5
4. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 1.4
5. Maurice Cheeks-PHI 0.9
6. Kiki Vandeweghe-DEN 0.8
7. Bernard King*-NYK 0.8
8. Marques Johnson-MIL 0.7
9. Norm Nixon-LAL 0.7
10. Artis Gilmore*-SAS 0.7
Defensive Win Shares
1. Moses Malone*-PHI 1.2
2. Julius Erving*-PHI 0.8
3. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 0.7
4. Maurice Cheeks-PHI 0.6
5. Magic Johnson*-LAL 0.6
6. Artis Gilmore*-SAS 0.6
7. Bobby Jones-PHI 0.6
8. Larry Bird*-BOS 0.5
9. Sidney Moncrief-MIL 0.5
10. Clint Richardson-PHI 0.4
Win Shares
1. Moses Malone*-PHI 2.8
2. Johnny Moore-SAS 2.2
3. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL 2.1
4. Magic Johnson*-LAL 2.1
5. Maurice Cheeks-PHI 1.6
6. Artis Gilmore*-SAS 1.3
7. Julius Erving*-PHI 1.2
8. Marques Johnson-MIL 1.1
9. Bobby Jones-PHI 1.1
10. Jamaal Wilkes*-LAL 1.0
Win Shares Per 48 Minutes
1. Moses Malone*-PHI .260
2. Johnny Moore-SAS .256
3. Bernard King*-NYK .222
4. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*-LAL .172
5. Bobby Jones-PHI .164
6. Bob Lanier*-MIL .160
7. Magic Johnson*-LAL .156
8. Maurice Cheeks-PHI .155
9. Artis Gilmore*-SAS .152
10. Junior Bridgeman-MIL .145