NBA & ABA Single Season Playoff Leaders and Records for Blocks Per Game

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Blocks Per Game since 1973-74 (1971-72 for ABA)

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NBA/ABA Leaders

NBA/ABA Leaders Table
Rank Player BPG Year
1. Mark Eaton 5.80 1985
  Manute Bol 5.80 1986
3. Hakeem Olajuwon* 5.75 1990
  Dikembe Mutombo* 5.75 1994
5. Hakeem Olajuwon* 4.92 1993
6. Mark Eaton 4.50 1986
7. Tim Duncan 4.33 2002
8. Hakeem Olajuwon* 4.30 1987
9. Mark Eaton 4.20 1987
10. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 4.12 1979
11. Bob Lanier* 4.00 1975
  Elvin Hayes* 4.00 1976
  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 4.00 1978
  Robert Parish* 4.00 1982
  David Robinson* 4.00 1990
  Hakeem Olajuwon* 4.00 1994
17. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3.87 1980
18. Artis Gilmore* 3.75 1974
  David Robinson* 3.75 1991
20. Elmore Smith 3.67 1976
  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3.67 1983
  Antoine Carr 3.67 1992
23. Manute Bol 3.62 1989
24. Artis Gilmore* 3.60 1976
  David Robinson* 3.60 1993
26. Dwight Howard 3.50 2010
27. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3.45 1977
28. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3.45 1986
29. Alonzo Mourning* 3.44 1993
30. Dwight Howard 3.40 2008
  Andre Roberson 3.40 2017
32. Bill Walton* 3.37 1977
33. Elvin Hayes* 3.33 1982
  Tree Rollins 3.33 1983
  Roy Tarpley 3.33 1990
  David Robinson* 3.33 1998
37. Alonzo Mourning* 3.30 2000
38. Tim Duncan 3.29 2003
39. Myles Turner 3.29 2016
40. Patrick Ewing* 3.25 1988
  Alonzo Mourning* 3.25 1995
42. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3.21 1982
43. Billy Paultz 3.20 1975
  Hakeem Olajuwon* 3.20 1998
  Marcus Camby 3.20 2005
  Marcus Camby 3.20 2007
47. JaVale McGee 3.14 2012
48. Dikembe Mutombo* 3.13 2001
49. Patrick Ewing* 3.12 1996
50. Tim Duncan 3.10 2007
51. Artis Gilmore* 3.09 1983
  Mark Eaton 3.09 1984
  Mark Eaton 3.09 1988
  Roy Hibbert 3.09 2012
55. Andrew Bynum 3.08 2012
56. Ben Wallace 3.06 2003
  Serge Ibaka 3.06 2011
58. Patrick Ewing* 3.04 1994
59. Caldwell Jones 3.00 1978
  Elden Campbell 3.00 1995
  Derrick Coleman 3.00 2000
  Theo Ratliff 3.00 2000
  David Robinson* 3.00 2000
  Samaki Walker 3.00 2000
  Shawn Bradley 3.00 2001
  Jermaine O'Neal 3.00 2003
  Marcus Camby 3.00 2008
  Serge Ibaka 3.00 2013
  Brook Lopez 3.00 2013
  Anthony Davis 3.00 2015
71. Serge Ibaka 2.95 2012
72. Shaquille O'Neal* 2.88 1999
73. Josh Smith 2.86 2008
  Tyrus Thomas 2.86 2009
75. Artis Gilmore* 2.83 1981
  Shaquille O'Neal* 2.83 2003
  Dwight Howard 2.83 2014
78. Hakeem Olajuwon* 2.82 1995
79. Tree Rollins 2.80 1980
  Mark Eaton 2.80 1990
  John Salley 2.80 1992
  Alonzo Mourning* 2.80 1999
  Marcus Camby 2.80 2006
  Hassan Whiteside 2.80 2016
85. Shaquille O'Neal* 2.77 2004
86. Hakeem Olajuwon* 2.75 1988
  Hakeem Olajuwon* 2.75 1989
  Raef LaFrentz 2.75 2002
89. Elvin Hayes* 2.74 1979
90. Bob McAdoo* 2.71 1975
  Yao Ming* 2.71 2005
92. Larry Nance 2.71 1992
  Alonzo Mourning* 2.71 1997
94. Tim Duncan 2.69 2001
95. George Gervin* 2.67 1978
  Mike Green 2.67 1978
  Tree Rollins 2.67 1979
  DeAndre Jordan 2.67 2016
99. Tim Duncan 2.65 1999
100. Kendrick Perkins 2.64 2009
101. Marvin Webster 2.64 1978
102. Alton Lister 2.62 1989
103. Shaquille O'Neal* 2.62 1998
  Jermaine O'Neal 2.62 2005
105. Dwight Howard 2.61 2009
106. Hakeem Olajuwon* 2.60 1985
  Benoit Benjamin 2.60 1991
  Derrick Coleman 2.60 1993
  David Robinson* 2.60 1995
  Dikembe Mutombo* 2.60 1997
  Ben Wallace 2.60 2002
  Dirk Nowitzki 2.60 2004
  Shaquille O'Neal* 2.60 2008
  Rudy Gobert 2.60 2019
115. Patrick Ewing* 2.58 1992
  Elton Brand 2.58 2006
117. Mike Green 2.57 1979
  Theo Ratliff 2.57 1999
119. Julius Erving* 2.56 1981
  Mark West 2.56 1990
  Hakeem Olajuwon* 2.56 1997
122. Dan Roundfield 2.56 1979
  Tim Duncan 2.56 1998
  Dikembe Mutombo* 2.56 1999
  Elden Campbell 2.56 2002
126. Clint Capela 2.55 2017
127. DeAndre Jordan 2.54 2014
128. Shaquille O'Neal* 2.53 2002
129. Alton Lister 2.50 1982
  Charles Jones 2.50 1985
  Joe Barry Carroll 2.50 1987
  Mark West 2.50 1991
  Chris Dudley 2.50 1992
  Chris Gatling 2.50 1992
  David Robinson* 2.50 1994
  David Robinson* 2.50 1996
  Alonzo Mourning* 2.50 1998
  Jermaine O'Neal 2.50 2001
  Andrei Kirilenko 2.50 2002
  Tim Duncan 2.50 2011
  Paul Millsap 2.50 2012
142. Elvin Hayes* 2.48 1978
143. Serge Ibaka 2.47 2014
144. Oliver Miller 2.46 1993
145. Elvin Hayes* 2.44 1977
  Caldwell Jones 2.44 1979
  Patrick Ewing* 2.44 1997
148. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2.44 1974
149. Ben Wallace 2.43 2004
150. Wayne Cooper 2.40 1985
  Larry Nance 2.40 1989
  Charles Smith 2.40 1992
  Elden Campbell 2.40 1993
  Vlade Divac* 2.40 1993
  Shawn Kemp 2.40 1994
  Kevin Garnett 2.40 1998
  Amar'e Stoudemire 2.40 2008
  Taj Gibson 2.40 2014
  LaMarcus Aldridge 2.40 2015
  Al Horford 2.40 2016
161. Shaquille O'Neal* 2.39 2000
162. Kevin McHale* 2.39 1986
163. David Robinson* 2.38 2001
164. Shaquille O'Neal* 2.38 2001
165. Ben Wallace 2.36 2005
166. DeAndre Jordan 2.36 2015
167. George Johnson 2.35 1975
  David Robinson* 2.35 1999
  Andrei Kirilenko 2.35 2007
170. Greg Ostertag 2.35 1997
171. Caldwell Jones 2.33 1974
  Bob Lanier* 2.33 1976
  Bobby Jones* 2.33 1977
  Darryl Dawkins 2.33 1980
  Sam Bowie 2.33 1985
  Jermaine O'Neal 2.33 2006
  Anthony Davis 2.33 2018
178. Mike Gminski 2.30 1990
  Paul Millsap 2.30 2016
180. Elvin Hayes* 2.29 1975
  Robert Parish* 2.29 1981
  Dwight Howard 2.29 2015
183. Billy Paultz 2.29 1976
  Moses Malone* 2.29 1980
  George Johnson 2.29 1981
186. Kevin Garnett 2.28 2004
187. Patrick Ewing* 2.27 1995
  Rudy Gobert 2.27 2018
  Joel Embiid 2.27 2019
190. Tim Duncan 2.26 2005
191. Kevin McHale* 2.25 1982
  Mark Eaton 2.25 1992
  Jermaine O'Neal 2.25 2004
194. Nate Thurmond* 2.23 1976
195. Moses Malone* 2.20 1984
  Larry Nance 2.20 1988
  Alonzo Mourning* 2.20 2005
  Marc Gasol 2.20 2013
199. Kevin McHale* 2.19 1985
200. Greg Ostertag 2.18 1999
201. Bob McAdoo* 2.17 1974
  Len Elmore 2.17 1975
  Tyson Chandler 2.17 2005
  Joakim Noah 2.17 2013
  Brook Lopez 2.17 2015
206. Vlade Divac* 2.16 1991
207. Marc Gasol 2.15 2011
208. Raef LaFrentz 2.15 2003
209. Elvin Hayes* 2.14 1974
  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2.14 1984
  Joakim Noah 2.14 2009
212. Chris Andersen 2.13 2009
213. Hakeem Olajuwon* 2.12 1996
  Greg Ostertag 2.12 2000
215. Clint Capela 2.12 2018
216. Caldwell Jones 2.11 1977
  Shawn Kemp 2.11 1993
218. Pau Gasol 2.10 2015
219. Thurl Bailey 2.09 1988
220. Pau Gasol 2.09 2010
221. Josh Smith 2.08 2011
  Pau Gasol 2.08 2012
223. Julius Erving* 2.08 1983
  Zydrunas Ilgauskas 2.08 2006
225. Tim Duncan 2.07 2012
226. Artis Gilmore* 2.07 1975
  Patrick Ewing* 2.07 1993
228. Joakim Noah 2.06 2011
229. Tim Duncan 2.06 2008
230. Julius Erving* 2.06 1980
  Caldwell Jones 2.06 1980
  Ervin Johnson 2.06 2001
233. Gar Heard 2.00 1974
  Bob Lanier* 2.00 1974
  Tom Burleson 2.00 1975
  Julius Erving* 2.00 1976
  George Gervin* 2.00 1976
  Bob McAdoo* 2.00 1976
  Bob McAdoo* 2.00 1978
  Sam Lacey 2.00 1979
  Spencer Haywood* 2.00 1982
  Larry Nance 2.00 1984
  Tree Rollins 2.00 1984
  Roy Hinson 2.00 1987
  Patrick Ewing* 2.00 1989
  Patrick Ewing* 2.00 1990
  Kevin McHale* 2.00 1990
  Larry Nance 2.00 1990
  Ron Harper 2.00 1993
  Shawn Kemp 2.00 1996
  Chris Webber 2.00 2000
  Andrei Kirilenko 2.00 2003
  Tim Duncan 2.00 2004
  Joe Smith 2.00 2004
  Brendan Haywood 2.00 2005
  Amar'e Stoudemire 2.00 2005
  Joel Przybilla 2.00 2009
  Serge Ibaka 2.00 2010
  Jermaine O'Neal 2.00 2010
  Paul George 2.00 2011
  Giannis Antetokounmpo 2.00 2019
  Jerami Grant 2.00 2019

NBA Leaders

NBA Leaders Table
Rank Player BPG Year
1. Mark Eaton 5.80 1985
  Manute Bol 5.80 1986
3. Hakeem Olajuwon* 5.75 1990
  Dikembe Mutombo* 5.75 1994
5. Hakeem Olajuwon* 4.92 1993
6. Mark Eaton 4.50 1986
7. Tim Duncan 4.33 2002
8. Hakeem Olajuwon* 4.30 1987
9. Mark Eaton 4.20 1987
10. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 4.12 1979
11. Bob Lanier* 4.00 1975
  Elvin Hayes* 4.00 1976
  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 4.00 1978
  Robert Parish* 4.00 1982
  David Robinson* 4.00 1990
  Hakeem Olajuwon* 4.00 1994
17. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3.87 1980
18. David Robinson* 3.75 1991
19. Elmore Smith 3.67 1976
  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3.67 1983
  Antoine Carr 3.67 1992
22. Manute Bol 3.62 1989
23. David Robinson* 3.60 1993
24. Dwight Howard 3.50 2010
25. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3.45 1977
26. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3.45 1986
27. Alonzo Mourning* 3.44 1993
28. Dwight Howard 3.40 2008
  Andre Roberson 3.40 2017
30. Bill Walton* 3.37 1977
31. Elvin Hayes* 3.33 1982
  Tree Rollins 3.33 1983
  Roy Tarpley 3.33 1990
  David Robinson* 3.33 1998
35. Alonzo Mourning* 3.30 2000
36. Tim Duncan 3.29 2003
37. Myles Turner 3.29 2016
38. Patrick Ewing* 3.25 1988
  Alonzo Mourning* 3.25 1995
40. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3.21 1982
41. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3.20 1998
  Marcus Camby 3.20 2005
  Marcus Camby 3.20 2007
44. JaVale McGee 3.14 2012
45. Dikembe Mutombo* 3.13 2001
46. Patrick Ewing* 3.12 1996
47. Tim Duncan 3.10 2007
48. Artis Gilmore* 3.09 1983
  Mark Eaton 3.09 1984
  Mark Eaton 3.09 1988
  Roy Hibbert 3.09 2012
52. Andrew Bynum 3.08 2012
53. Ben Wallace 3.06 2003
  Serge Ibaka 3.06 2011
55. Patrick Ewing* 3.04 1994
56. Caldwell Jones 3.00 1978
  Elden Campbell 3.00 1995
  Derrick Coleman 3.00 2000
  Theo Ratliff 3.00 2000
  David Robinson* 3.00 2000
  Samaki Walker 3.00 2000
  Shawn Bradley 3.00 2001
  Jermaine O'Neal 3.00 2003
  Marcus Camby 3.00 2008
  Serge Ibaka 3.00 2013
  Brook Lopez 3.00 2013
  Anthony Davis 3.00 2015
68. Serge Ibaka 2.95 2012
69. Shaquille O'Neal* 2.88 1999
70. Josh Smith 2.86 2008
  Tyrus Thomas 2.86 2009
72. Artis Gilmore* 2.83 1981
  Shaquille O'Neal* 2.83 2003
  Dwight Howard 2.83 2014
75. Hakeem Olajuwon* 2.82 1995
76. Tree Rollins 2.80 1980
  Mark Eaton 2.80 1990
  John Salley 2.80 1992
  Alonzo Mourning* 2.80 1999
  Marcus Camby 2.80 2006
  Hassan Whiteside 2.80 2016
82. Shaquille O'Neal* 2.77 2004
83. Hakeem Olajuwon* 2.75 1988
  Hakeem Olajuwon* 2.75 1989
  Raef LaFrentz 2.75 2002
86. Elvin Hayes* 2.74 1979
87. Bob McAdoo* 2.71 1975
  Yao Ming* 2.71 2005
89. Larry Nance 2.71 1992
  Alonzo Mourning* 2.71 1997
91. Tim Duncan 2.69 2001
92. George Gervin* 2.67 1978
  Mike Green 2.67 1978
  Tree Rollins 2.67 1979
  DeAndre Jordan 2.67 2016
96. Tim Duncan 2.65 1999
97. Kendrick Perkins 2.64 2009
98. Marvin Webster 2.64 1978
99. Alton Lister 2.62 1989
100. Shaquille O'Neal* 2.62 1998
  Jermaine O'Neal 2.62 2005
102. Dwight Howard 2.61 2009
103. Hakeem Olajuwon* 2.60 1985
  Benoit Benjamin 2.60 1991
  Derrick Coleman 2.60 1993
  David Robinson* 2.60 1995
  Dikembe Mutombo* 2.60 1997
  Ben Wallace 2.60 2002
  Dirk Nowitzki 2.60 2004
  Shaquille O'Neal* 2.60 2008
  Rudy Gobert 2.60 2019
112. Patrick Ewing* 2.58 1992
  Elton Brand 2.58 2006
114. Mike Green 2.57 1979
  Theo Ratliff 2.57 1999
116. Julius Erving* 2.56 1981
  Mark West 2.56 1990
  Hakeem Olajuwon* 2.56 1997
119. Dan Roundfield 2.56 1979
  Tim Duncan 2.56 1998
  Dikembe Mutombo* 2.56 1999
  Elden Campbell 2.56 2002
123. Clint Capela 2.55 2017
124. DeAndre Jordan 2.54 2014
125. Shaquille O'Neal* 2.53 2002
126. Alton Lister 2.50 1982
  Charles Jones 2.50 1985
  Joe Barry Carroll 2.50 1987
  Mark West 2.50 1991
  Chris Dudley 2.50 1992
  Chris Gatling 2.50 1992
  David Robinson* 2.50 1994
  David Robinson* 2.50 1996
  Alonzo Mourning* 2.50 1998
  Jermaine O'Neal 2.50 2001
  Andrei Kirilenko 2.50 2002
  Tim Duncan 2.50 2011
  Paul Millsap 2.50 2012
139. Elvin Hayes* 2.48 1978
140. Serge Ibaka 2.47 2014
141. Oliver Miller 2.46 1993
142. Elvin Hayes* 2.44 1977
  Caldwell Jones 2.44 1979
  Patrick Ewing* 2.44 1997
145. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2.44 1974
146. Ben Wallace 2.43 2004
147. Wayne Cooper 2.40 1985
  Larry Nance 2.40 1989
  Charles Smith 2.40 1992
  Elden Campbell 2.40 1993
  Vlade Divac* 2.40 1993
  Shawn Kemp 2.40 1994
  Kevin Garnett 2.40 1998
  Amar'e Stoudemire 2.40 2008
  Taj Gibson 2.40 2014
  LaMarcus Aldridge 2.40 2015
  Al Horford 2.40 2016
158. Shaquille O'Neal* 2.39 2000
159. Kevin McHale* 2.39 1986
160. David Robinson* 2.38 2001
161. Shaquille O'Neal* 2.38 2001
162. Ben Wallace 2.36 2005
163. DeAndre Jordan 2.36 2015
164. George Johnson 2.35 1975
  David Robinson* 2.35 1999
  Andrei Kirilenko 2.35 2007
167. Greg Ostertag 2.35 1997
168. Bob Lanier* 2.33 1976
  Bobby Jones* 2.33 1977
  Darryl Dawkins 2.33 1980
  Sam Bowie 2.33 1985
  Jermaine O'Neal 2.33 2006
  Anthony Davis 2.33 2018
174. Mike Gminski 2.30 1990
  Paul Millsap 2.30 2016
176. Elvin Hayes* 2.29 1975
  Robert Parish* 2.29 1981
  Dwight Howard 2.29 2015
179. Moses Malone* 2.29 1980
  George Johnson 2.29 1981
181. Kevin Garnett 2.28 2004
182. Patrick Ewing* 2.27 1995
  Rudy Gobert 2.27 2018
  Joel Embiid 2.27 2019
185. Tim Duncan 2.26 2005
186. Kevin McHale* 2.25 1982
  Mark Eaton 2.25 1992
  Jermaine O'Neal 2.25 2004
189. Nate Thurmond* 2.23 1976
190. Moses Malone* 2.20 1984
  Larry Nance 2.20 1988
  Alonzo Mourning* 2.20 2005
  Marc Gasol 2.20 2013
194. Kevin McHale* 2.19 1985
195. Greg Ostertag 2.18 1999
196. Bob McAdoo* 2.17 1974
  Tyson Chandler 2.17 2005
  Joakim Noah 2.17 2013
  Brook Lopez 2.17 2015
200. Vlade Divac* 2.16 1991
201. Marc Gasol 2.15 2011
202. Raef LaFrentz 2.15 2003
203. Elvin Hayes* 2.14 1974
  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2.14 1984
  Joakim Noah 2.14 2009
206. Chris Andersen 2.13 2009
207. Hakeem Olajuwon* 2.12 1996
  Greg Ostertag 2.12 2000
209. Clint Capela 2.12 2018
210. Caldwell Jones 2.11 1977
  Shawn Kemp 2.11 1993
212. Pau Gasol 2.10 2015
213. Thurl Bailey 2.09 1988
214. Pau Gasol 2.09 2010
215. Josh Smith 2.08 2011
  Pau Gasol 2.08 2012
217. Julius Erving* 2.08 1983
  Zydrunas Ilgauskas 2.08 2006
219. Tim Duncan 2.07 2012
220. Patrick Ewing* 2.07 1993
221. Joakim Noah 2.06 2011
222. Tim Duncan 2.06 2008
223. Julius Erving* 2.06 1980
  Caldwell Jones 2.06 1980
  Ervin Johnson 2.06 2001
226. Gar Heard 2.00 1974
  Bob Lanier* 2.00 1974
  Tom Burleson 2.00 1975
  Bob McAdoo* 2.00 1976
  Bob McAdoo* 2.00 1978
  Sam Lacey 2.00 1979
  Spencer Haywood* 2.00 1982
  Larry Nance 2.00 1984
  Tree Rollins 2.00 1984
  Roy Hinson 2.00 1987
  Patrick Ewing* 2.00 1989
  Patrick Ewing* 2.00 1990
  Kevin McHale* 2.00 1990
  Larry Nance 2.00 1990
  Ron Harper 2.00 1993
  Shawn Kemp 2.00 1996
  Chris Webber 2.00 2000
  Andrei Kirilenko 2.00 2003
  Tim Duncan 2.00 2004
  Joe Smith 2.00 2004
  Brendan Haywood 2.00 2005
  Amar'e Stoudemire 2.00 2005
  Joel Przybilla 2.00 2009
  Serge Ibaka 2.00 2010
  Jermaine O'Neal 2.00 2010
  Paul George 2.00 2011
  Giannis Antetokounmpo 2.00 2019
  Jerami Grant 2.00 2019

ABA Leaders

ABA Leaders Table
Rank Player BPG Year
1. Artis Gilmore* 3.75 1974
2. Artis Gilmore* 3.60 1976
3. Billy Paultz 3.20 1975
4. Caldwell Jones 2.33 1974
5. Billy Paultz 2.29 1976
6. Len Elmore 2.17 1975
7. Artis Gilmore* 2.07 1975
8. Julius Erving* 2.00 1976
  George Gervin* 2.00 1976
10. Marvin Barnes 1.90 1975
11. Jim Eakins 1.83 1975
12. Darnell Hillman 1.76 1975
13. Mike Green 1.62 1975
14. Bobby Jones* 1.54 1976
15. Billy Paultz 1.43 1974
  Mike Gale 1.43 1976
17. Maurice Lucas 1.40 1975
18. Julius Erving* 1.36 1974
19. Mike Gale 1.29 1974
20. Gerald Govan 1.22 1974
21. Darnell Hillman 1.14 1974
22. Don Adams 1.10 1975
23. Kim Hughes 1.08 1976
24. Marvin Webster 1.08 1976
25. Roger Brown* 1.00 1974
  Mel Daniels* 1.00 1974
27. Bobby Jones* 0.92 1975
  Zelmo Beaty* 0.92 1974
29. Willie Sojourner 0.86 1974
30. Dan Issel* 0.80 1975
  Wil Jones 0.80 1975
32. George McGinnis* 0.56 1975
  Willie Wise 0.56 1974
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