NBA & ABA Year-by-Year Leaders and Records for Box Plus/Minus

Active players are listed in bold.
* Indicates member of the Hall of Fame.
BPM (OBPM/DBPM) and VORP are calculated for seasons 1973-74 until present.

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Season Lg Player BPM Tm
2016-17 NBA Russell Westbrook 15.55 OKC
2015-16 NBA Stephen Curry 12.45 GSW
2014-15 NBA Russell Westbrook 11.02 OKC
2013-14 NBA LeBron James 8.91 MIA
2012-13 NBA LeBron James 11.56 MIA
2011-12 NBA LeBron James 10.96 MIA
2010-11 NBA LeBron James 8.57 MIA
2009-10 NBA LeBron James 12.53 CLE
2008-09 NBA LeBron James 12.99 CLE
2007-08 NBA LeBron James 11.23 CLE
2006-07 NBA Dwyane Wade 8.40 MIA
2005-06 NBA LeBron James 9.26 CLE
2004-05 NBA Kevin Garnett 9.71 MIN
2003-04 NBA Kevin Garnett 9.93 MIN
2002-03 NBA Tracy McGrady* 9.68 ORL
2001-02 NBA Tim Duncan 7.62 SAS
2000-01 NBA Shaquille O'Neal* 7.29 LAL
1999-00 NBA Shaquille O'Neal* 9.68 LAL
1998-99 NBA David Robinson* 7.43 SAS
1997-98 NBA David Robinson* 7.79 SAS
1996-97 NBA Karl Malone* 8.45 UTA
1995-96 NBA David Robinson* 9.15 SAS
1994-95 NBA David Robinson* 8.42 SAS
1993-94 NBA David Robinson* 10.91 SAS
1992-93 NBA Michael Jordan* 9.48 CHI
1991-92 NBA David Robinson* 9.96 SAS
1990-91 NBA Michael Jordan* 10.76 CHI
1989-90 NBA Michael Jordan* 10.56 CHI
1988-89 NBA Michael Jordan* 12.56 CHI
1987-88 NBA Michael Jordan* 12.17 CHI
1986-87 NBA Charles Barkley* 9.25 PHI
1985-86 NBA Larry Bird* 9.14 BOS
1984-85 NBA Larry Bird* 8.46 BOS
1983-84 NBA Larry Bird* 7.75 BOS
1982-83 NBA Larry Bird* 7.60 BOS
1981-82 NBA Magic Johnson* 8.30 LAL
1980-81 NBA Julius Erving* 7.98 PHI
1979-80 NBA Julius Erving* 7.19 PHI
1978-79 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 7.75 LAL
1977-78 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 9.02 LAL
1976-77 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 10.76 LAL
1975-76 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 10.19 LAL
  ABA Julius Erving* 10.44 NYA
1974-75 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 8.03 MIL
  ABA Julius Erving* 8.79 NYA
1973-74 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 8.51 MIL
  ABA Julius Erving* 8.40 NYA

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