NBA & ABA Year-by-Year Playoff 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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Table
Year Lg Player BPM Tm
2020 NBA Giannis Antetokounmpo 11.21 MIL
2019 NBA Nikola Jokić 11.57 DEN
2018 NBA LeBron James 12.69 CLE
2017 NBA Kawhi Leonard 14.25 SAS
2016 NBA Kawhi Leonard 11.52 SAS
2015 NBA Stephen Curry 8.78 GSW
2014 NBA LeBron James 10.27 MIA
2013 NBA LeBron James 10.36 MIA
2012 NBA LeBron James 10.54 MIA
2011 NBA Chris Paul 10.49 NOH
2010 NBA Dwyane Wade 13.54 MIA
2009 NBA LeBron James 17.53 CLE
2008 NBA Chris Paul 11.33 NOH
2007 NBA Baron Davis 8.62 GSW
2006 NBA Vince Carter 9.39 NJN
2005 NBA Paul Pierce 11.50 BOS
2004 NBA Dirk Nowitzki 9.49 DAL
2003 NBA Tracy McGrady* 10.65 ORL
2002 NBA Tim Duncan* 11.41 SAS
2001 NBA Kevin Garnett* 10.08 MIN
2000 NBA Chris Webber 9.53 SAC
1999 NBA Grant Hill* 12.23 DET
1998 NBA Michael Jordan* 8.99 CHI
1997 NBA Anfernee Hardaway 11.93 ORL
1996 NBA Michael Jordan* 10.71 CHI
1995 NBA Michael Jordan* 8.00 CHI
1994 NBA Charles Barkley* 8.82 PHO
1993 NBA Michael Jordan* 11.58 CHI
1992 NBA Michael Jordan* 9.93 CHI
1991 NBA Michael Jordan* 14.63 CHI
1990 NBA Michael Jordan* 13.67 CHI
1989 NBA Michael Jordan* 12.14 CHI
1988 NBA Hakeem Olajuwon* 14.53 HOU
1987 NBA Hakeem Olajuwon* 9.77 HOU
1986 NBA Larry Bird* 9.87 BOS
1985 NBA Michael Jordan* 9.49 CHI
1984 NBA Larry Bird* 10.26 BOS
1983 NBA Johnny Moore 9.41 SAS
1982 NBA Magic Johnson* 8.12 LAL
1981 NBA Marques Johnson 10.87 MIL
1980 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 8.93 LAL
1979 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 8.06 LAL
1978 NBA Steve Mix 8.99 PHI
1977 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 12.24 LAL
1976 NBA Bob Lanier* 6.04 DET
  ABA Julius Erving* 13.77 NYA
1975 NBA Rick Barry* 6.94 GSW
  ABA George McGinnis* 9.65 INA
1974 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 9.86 MIL
  ABA Julius Erving* 7.80 NYA