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
  Brook Lopez 3.50 2019
28. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3.45 1977
29. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3.45 1986
30. Alonzo Mourning* 3.44 1993
31. Dwight Howard 3.40 2008
  Andre Roberson 3.40 2017
33. Bill Walton* 3.37 1977
34. Elvin Hayes* 3.33 1982
  Tree Rollins 3.33 1983
  Roy Tarpley 3.33 1990
  David Robinson* 3.33 1998
38. Alonzo Mourning* 3.30 2000
39. Tim Duncan 3.29 2003
40. Myles Turner 3.29 2016
41. Patrick Ewing* 3.25 1988
  Alonzo Mourning* 3.25 1995
43. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3.21 1982
44. Billy Paultz 3.20 1975
  Hakeem Olajuwon* 3.20 1998
  Marcus Camby 3.20 2005
  Marcus Camby 3.20 2007
48. JaVale McGee 3.14 2012
49. Dikembe Mutombo* 3.13 2001
50. Patrick Ewing* 3.12 1996
51. Tim Duncan 3.10 2007
52. Artis Gilmore* 3.09 1983
  Mark Eaton 3.09 1984
  Mark Eaton 3.09 1988
  Roy Hibbert 3.09 2012
56. Andrew Bynum 3.08 2012
57. Ben Wallace 3.06 2003
  Serge Ibaka 3.06 2011
59. Patrick Ewing* 3.04 1994
60. 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
72. Serge Ibaka 2.95 2012
73. Shaquille O'Neal* 2.88 1999
74. Josh Smith 2.86 2008
  Tyrus Thomas 2.86 2009
76. Artis Gilmore* 2.83 1981
  Shaquille O'Neal* 2.83 2003
  Dwight Howard 2.83 2014
79. Hakeem Olajuwon* 2.82 1995
80. 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
86. Shaquille O'Neal* 2.77 2004
87. Hakeem Olajuwon* 2.75 1988
  Hakeem Olajuwon* 2.75 1989
  Raef LaFrentz 2.75 2002
  Joel Embiid 2.75 2019
  Rudy Gobert 2.75 2019
92. Elvin Hayes* 2.74 1979
93. Bob McAdoo* 2.71 1975
  Yao Ming* 2.71 2005
95. Larry Nance 2.71 1992
  Alonzo Mourning* 2.71 1997
97. Tim Duncan 2.69 2001
98. George Gervin* 2.67 1978
  Mike Green 2.67 1978
  Tree Rollins 2.67 1979
  DeAndre Jordan 2.67 2016
102. Tim Duncan 2.65 1999
103. Kendrick Perkins 2.64 2009
104. Marvin Webster 2.64 1978
105. Alton Lister 2.62 1989
106. Shaquille O'Neal* 2.62 1998
  Jermaine O'Neal 2.62 2005
108. Dwight Howard 2.61 2009
109. 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
117. Patrick Ewing* 2.58 1992
  Elton Brand 2.58 2006
119. Mike Green 2.57 1979
  Theo Ratliff 2.57 1999
121. Julius Erving* 2.56 1981
  Mark West 2.56 1990
  Hakeem Olajuwon* 2.56 1997
124. Dan Roundfield 2.56 1979
  Tim Duncan 2.56 1998
  Dikembe Mutombo* 2.56 1999
  Elden Campbell 2.56 2002
128. Clint Capela 2.55 2017
129. DeAndre Jordan 2.54 2014
130. Shaquille O'Neal* 2.53 2002
131. 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
144. Elvin Hayes* 2.48 1978
145. Serge Ibaka 2.47 2014
146. Oliver Miller 2.46 1993
147. Elvin Hayes* 2.44 1977
  Caldwell Jones 2.44 1979
  Patrick Ewing* 2.44 1997
150. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2.44 1974
151. Ben Wallace 2.43 2004
152. 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
163. Shaquille O'Neal* 2.39 2000
164. Kevin McHale* 2.39 1986
165. David Robinson* 2.38 2001
166. Shaquille O'Neal* 2.38 2001
167. Ben Wallace 2.36 2005
168. DeAndre Jordan 2.36 2015
169. George Johnson 2.35 1975
  David Robinson* 2.35 1999
  Andrei Kirilenko 2.35 2007
172. Greg Ostertag 2.35 1997
173. 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
180. Mike Gminski 2.30 1990
  Paul Millsap 2.30 2016
182. Elvin Hayes* 2.29 1975
  Robert Parish* 2.29 1981
  Dwight Howard 2.29 2015
185. Billy Paultz 2.29 1976
  Moses Malone* 2.29 1980
  George Johnson 2.29 1981
188. Kevin Garnett 2.28 2004
189. Patrick Ewing* 2.27 1995
  Rudy Gobert 2.27 2018
191. Tim Duncan 2.26 2005
192. Kevin McHale* 2.25 1982
  Mark Eaton 2.25 1992
  Jermaine O'Neal 2.25 2004
195. Nate Thurmond* 2.23 1976
196. Moses Malone* 2.20 1984
  Larry Nance 2.20 1988
  Alonzo Mourning* 2.20 2005
  Marc Gasol 2.20 2013
200. Kevin McHale* 2.19 1985
201. Greg Ostertag 2.18 1999
202. 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
207. Vlade Divac* 2.16 1991
208. Marc Gasol 2.15 2011
209. Raef LaFrentz 2.15 2003
210. Elvin Hayes* 2.14 1974
  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2.14 1984
  Joakim Noah 2.14 2009
213. Chris Andersen 2.13 2009
214. Hakeem Olajuwon* 2.12 1996
  Greg Ostertag 2.12 2000
216. Clint Capela 2.12 2018
217. Caldwell Jones 2.11 1977
  Shawn Kemp 2.11 1993
219. Pau Gasol 2.10 2015
220. Thurl Bailey 2.09 1988
221. Pau Gasol 2.09 2010
222. Josh Smith 2.08 2011
  Pau Gasol 2.08 2012
224. Julius Erving* 2.08 1983
  Zydrunas Ilgauskas 2.08 2006
226. Tim Duncan 2.07 2012
227. Artis Gilmore* 2.07 1975
  Patrick Ewing* 2.07 1993
229. Joakim Noah 2.06 2011
230. Tim Duncan 2.06 2008
231. Julius Erving* 2.06 1980
  Caldwell Jones 2.06 1980
  Ervin Johnson 2.06 2001
234. 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
  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
  Brook Lopez 3.50 2019
26. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3.45 1977
27. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3.45 1986
28. Alonzo Mourning* 3.44 1993
29. Dwight Howard 3.40 2008
  Andre Roberson 3.40 2017
31. Bill Walton* 3.37 1977
32. Elvin Hayes* 3.33 1982
  Tree Rollins 3.33 1983
  Roy Tarpley 3.33 1990
  David Robinson* 3.33 1998
36. Alonzo Mourning* 3.30 2000
37. Tim Duncan 3.29 2003
38. Myles Turner 3.29 2016
39. Patrick Ewing* 3.25 1988
  Alonzo Mourning* 3.25 1995
41. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3.21 1982
42. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3.20 1998
  Marcus Camby 3.20 2005
  Marcus Camby 3.20 2007
45. JaVale McGee 3.14 2012
46. Dikembe Mutombo* 3.13 2001
47. Patrick Ewing* 3.12 1996
48. Tim Duncan 3.10 2007
49. Artis Gilmore* 3.09 1983
  Mark Eaton 3.09 1984
  Mark Eaton 3.09 1988
  Roy Hibbert 3.09 2012
53. Andrew Bynum 3.08 2012
54. Ben Wallace 3.06 2003
  Serge Ibaka 3.06 2011
56. Patrick Ewing* 3.04 1994
57. 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
69. Serge Ibaka 2.95 2012
70. Shaquille O'Neal* 2.88 1999
71. Josh Smith 2.86 2008
  Tyrus Thomas 2.86 2009
73. Artis Gilmore* 2.83 1981
  Shaquille O'Neal* 2.83 2003
  Dwight Howard 2.83 2014
76. Hakeem Olajuwon* 2.82 1995
77. 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
83. Shaquille O'Neal* 2.77 2004
84. Hakeem Olajuwon* 2.75 1988
  Hakeem Olajuwon* 2.75 1989
  Raef LaFrentz 2.75 2002
  Joel Embiid 2.75 2019
  Rudy Gobert 2.75 2019
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
114. Patrick Ewing* 2.58 1992
  Elton Brand 2.58 2006
116. Mike Green 2.57 1979
  Theo Ratliff 2.57 1999
118. Julius Erving* 2.56 1981
  Mark West 2.56 1990
  Hakeem Olajuwon* 2.56 1997
121. Dan Roundfield 2.56 1979
  Tim Duncan 2.56 1998
  Dikembe Mutombo* 2.56 1999
  Elden Campbell 2.56 2002
125. Clint Capela 2.55 2017
126. DeAndre Jordan 2.54 2014
127. Shaquille O'Neal* 2.53 2002
128. 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
141. Elvin Hayes* 2.48 1978
142. Serge Ibaka 2.47 2014
143. Oliver Miller 2.46 1993
144. Elvin Hayes* 2.44 1977
  Caldwell Jones 2.44 1979
  Patrick Ewing* 2.44 1997
147. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2.44 1974
148. Ben Wallace 2.43 2004
149. 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
160. Shaquille O'Neal* 2.39 2000
161. Kevin McHale* 2.39 1986
162. David Robinson* 2.38 2001
163. Shaquille O'Neal* 2.38 2001
164. Ben Wallace 2.36 2005
165. DeAndre Jordan 2.36 2015
166. George Johnson 2.35 1975
  David Robinson* 2.35 1999
  Andrei Kirilenko 2.35 2007
169. Greg Ostertag 2.35 1997
170. 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
176. Mike Gminski 2.30 1990
  Paul Millsap 2.30 2016
178. Elvin Hayes* 2.29 1975
  Robert Parish* 2.29 1981
  Dwight Howard 2.29 2015
181. Moses Malone* 2.29 1980
  George Johnson 2.29 1981
183. Kevin Garnett 2.28 2004
184. Patrick Ewing* 2.27 1995
  Rudy Gobert 2.27 2018
186. Tim Duncan 2.26 2005
187. Kevin McHale* 2.25 1982
  Mark Eaton 2.25 1992
  Jermaine O'Neal 2.25 2004
190. Nate Thurmond* 2.23 1976
191. Moses Malone* 2.20 1984
  Larry Nance 2.20 1988
  Alonzo Mourning* 2.20 2005
  Marc Gasol 2.20 2013
195. Kevin McHale* 2.19 1985
196. Greg Ostertag 2.18 1999
197. Bob McAdoo* 2.17 1974
  Tyson Chandler 2.17 2005
  Joakim Noah 2.17 2013
  Brook Lopez 2.17 2015
201. Vlade Divac* 2.16 1991
202. Marc Gasol 2.15 2011
203. Raef LaFrentz 2.15 2003
204. Elvin Hayes* 2.14 1974
  Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2.14 1984
  Joakim Noah 2.14 2009
207. Chris Andersen 2.13 2009
208. Hakeem Olajuwon* 2.12 1996
  Greg Ostertag 2.12 2000
210. Clint Capela 2.12 2018
211. Caldwell Jones 2.11 1977
  Shawn Kemp 2.11 1993
213. Pau Gasol 2.10 2015
214. Thurl Bailey 2.09 1988
215. Pau Gasol 2.09 2010
216. Josh Smith 2.08 2011
  Pau Gasol 2.08 2012
218. Julius Erving* 2.08 1983
  Zydrunas Ilgauskas 2.08 2006
220. Tim Duncan 2.07 2012
221. Patrick Ewing* 2.07 1993
222. Joakim Noah 2.06 2011
223. Tim Duncan 2.06 2008
224. Julius Erving* 2.06 1980
  Caldwell Jones 2.06 1980
  Ervin Johnson 2.06 2001
227. 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
  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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