NBA Progressive Leaders and Records for Defensive Box Plus/Minus

Active players are listed in bold.
Members of the Hall of Fame are marked with an asterisk (*).

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Table
  Year-by-Year DBPM   Active DBPM   Career DBPM   Single Season DBPM
1973-74Bob Lanier* 2.92               Bob Lanier* 2.92
1974-75Sam Lacey 2.59               Bob Lanier* 2.92
1975-76Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3.00               Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3.00
1976-77Bobby Jones* 3.64               Bobby Jones* 3.64
1977-78Bill Walton* 3.68   Elvin Hayes* .94   Elvin Hayes* .94   Bill Walton* 3.68
1978-79Sam Lacey 3.13   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2.63   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2.63   Bill Walton* 3.68
1979-80Sam Lacey 3.56   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2.60   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2.60   Bill Walton* 3.68
1980-81Sam Lacey 3.52   Sam Lacey 2.52   Sam Lacey 2.52   Bill Walton* 3.68
1981-82George Johnson 3.53   Sam Lacey 2.53   Sam Lacey 2.53   Bill Walton* 3.68
1982-83Mark Eaton 4.29   Sam Lacey 2.43   Sam Lacey 2.43   Mark Eaton 4.29
1983-84Mark Eaton 3.70   Bobby Jones* 2.36   Sam Lacey 2.43   Mark Eaton 4.29
1984-85Mark Eaton 4.24   Tree Rollins 2.82   Tree Rollins 2.82   Mark Eaton 4.29
1985-86Manute Bol 4.68   Tree Rollins 2.79   Tree Rollins 2.79   Manute Bol 4.68
1986-87Manute Bol 4.55   Tree Rollins 2.75   Tree Rollins 2.75   Manute Bol 4.68
1987-88Michael Jordan* 4.16   Tree Rollins 2.64   Tree Rollins 2.64   Manute Bol 4.68
1988-89Michael Jordan* 3.44   Mark Eaton 3.31   Mark Eaton 3.31   Manute Bol 4.68
1989-90Hakeem Olajuwon* 4.01   Mark Eaton 3.17   Mark Eaton 3.17   Manute Bol 4.68
1990-91Hakeem Olajuwon* 4.02   Mark Eaton 3.03   Mark Eaton 3.03   Manute Bol 4.68
1991-92David Robinson* 4.58   Mark Eaton 2.98   Mark Eaton 2.98   Manute Bol 4.68
1992-93Nate McMillan 3.95   Mark Eaton 2.91   Mark Eaton 2.91   Manute Bol 4.68
1993-94Nate McMillan 5.53   David Robinson* 3.41   David Robinson* 3.41   Nate McMillan 5.53
1994-95Nate McMillan 3.82   David Robinson* 3.38   David Robinson* 3.38   Nate McMillan 5.53
1995-96David Robinson* 3.11   David Robinson* 3.34   David Robinson* 3.34   Nate McMillan 5.53
1996-97Arvydas Sabonis* 2.74   David Robinson* 3.31   David Robinson* 3.31   Nate McMillan 5.53
1997-98Charlie Ward 3.39   David Robinson* 3.27   David Robinson* 3.27   Nate McMillan 5.53
1998-99David Robinson* 3.49   David Robinson* 3.28   David Robinson* 3.28   Nate McMillan 5.53
1999-00Bo Outlaw 3.61   David Robinson* 3.24   David Robinson* 3.24   Nate McMillan 5.53
2000-01Theo Ratliff 2.69   David Robinson* 3.19   David Robinson* 3.19   Nate McMillan 5.53
2001-02Ben Wallace 3.29   David Robinson* 3.12   David Robinson* 3.12   Nate McMillan 5.53
2002-03Ben Wallace 3.52   David Robinson* 3.05   David Robinson* 3.05   Nate McMillan 5.53
2003-04Kevin Garnett 3.34   Ben Wallace 2.79   David Robinson* 3.05   Nate McMillan 5.53
2004-05Marcus Camby 3.31   Ben Wallace 2.76   David Robinson* 3.05   Nate McMillan 5.53
2005-06Marcus Camby 3.32   Ben Wallace 2.80   David Robinson* 3.05   Nate McMillan 5.53
2006-07Marcus Camby 3.90   Ben Wallace 2.86   David Robinson* 3.05   Nate McMillan 5.53
2007-08Chuck Hayes 4.06   Ben Wallace 2.78   David Robinson* 3.05   Nate McMillan 5.53
2008-09Chris Paul 3.79   Ben Wallace 2.76   David Robinson* 3.05   Nate McMillan 5.53
2009-10Dwight Howard 2.78   Ben Wallace 2.66   David Robinson* 3.05   Nate McMillan 5.53
2010-11Ronnie Brewer 3.68   Chris Paul 2.61   David Robinson* 3.05   Nate McMillan 5.53
2011-12LeBron James 2.69   Ben Wallace 2.60   David Robinson* 3.05   Nate McMillan 5.53
2012-13Marc Gasol 3.15   Chris Paul 2.56   David Robinson* 3.05   Nate McMillan 5.53
2013-14Draymond Green 3.60   Chris Paul 2.57   David Robinson* 3.05   Nate McMillan 5.53
2014-15Andrew Bogut 3.27   Chris Paul 2.45   David Robinson* 3.05   Nate McMillan 5.53
2015-16Tim Duncan 3.10   Chris Paul 2.41   David Robinson* 3.05   Nate McMillan 5.53
2016-17Draymond Green 3.88   Chris Paul 2.42   David Robinson* 3.05   Nate McMillan 5.53
2017-18Kyle Anderson 3.28   Chris Paul 2.38   David Robinson* 3.05   Nate McMillan 5.53
2018-19Giannis Antetokounmpo 4.06   Chris Paul 2.31   David Robinson* 3.05   Nate McMillan 5.53
2019-20Giannis Antetokounmpo 3.95   Draymond Green 2.75   David Robinson* 3.05   Nate McMillan 5.53