NBA & ABA Career Playoff Leaders and Records for Minutes Per Game

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NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
Rank Player MPG
1. Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24
2. Bill Russell* 45.44
3. Allen Iverson* 45.11
4. Bob Love 43.85
5. Connie Hawkins* 43.52
6. Elvin Hayes* 43.33
7. Jo Jo White* 42.85
8. Oscar Robertson* 42.71
9. Walt Frazier* 42.51
10. Dave Cowens* 42.34
11. Walt Bellamy* 42.15
12. LeBron James 42.05
13. Larry Bird* 41.99
14. Michael Jordan* 41.75
15. Jerry West* 41.31
16. Anfernee Hardaway 41.25
17. Elgin Baylor* 41.12
18. Latrell Sprewell 41.10
19. Wes Unseld* 41.08
20. Karl Malone* 40.97
21. Norm Van Lier 40.76
22. Dirk Nowitzki 40.66
23. Kevin Durant 40.60
24. Damian Lillard 40.49
25. Moses Malone* 40.31
26. Bob Pettit* 40.28
27. Jim Pollard* 40.09
28. Allan Houston 40.08
29. Mookie Blaylock 40.02
30. George Senesky 40.00
31. Bradley Beal 39.92
32. John Havlicek* 39.88
33. Marc Gasol 39.73
34. Magic Johnson* 39.67
35. Hakeem Olajuwon* 39.65
36. Bob Dandridge 39.61
37. Hal Greer* 39.59
38. Bobby Wanzer* 39.44
39. Norm Nixon 39.43
40. Charles Barkley* 39.42
41. Slater Martin* 39.40
42. Kobe Bryant 39.28
43. Luol Deng 39.15
44. Marques Johnson 39.11
45. Brad Daugherty 39.02
46. Scottie Pippen* 38.97
47. Paul George 38.92
48. Julius Erving* 38.90
49. Dennis Johnson* 38.86
50. Dominique Wilkins* 38.79
51. Derrick Rose 38.78
52. Richard Hamilton 38.76
53. John Wall 38.76
54. Rick Barry* 38.68
55. Paul Arizin* 38.62
56. Jason Kidd* 38.53
57. Carmelo Anthony 38.51
58. Bob Cousy* 38.50
59. Antoine Walker 38.45
60. Clyde Drexler* 38.43
61. Dave DeBusschere* 38.35
62. Freddie Lewis 38.17
63. Doug Collins 38.06
64. George Gervin* 38.00
65. Isiah Thomas* 37.98
66. Mel Hutchins 37.93
67. Russell Westbrook 37.88
68. Jimmy Butler 37.84
69. Dwyane Wade 37.84
70. Ben Gordon 37.83
71. Jim McMillian 37.81
72. Zelmo Beaty* 37.78
73. Tom Gola* 37.69
74. Stephen Curry 37.66
75. Darel Carrier 37.62
76. Rajon Rondo 37.56
77. Lenny Wilkens* 37.55
78. DeMar DeRozan 37.53
79. Shaquille O'Neal* 37.49
80. Patrick Ewing* 37.46
81. Chris Paul 37.40
82. Mike Conley 37.38
83. Derrick Coleman 37.36
84. Charlie Scott* 37.36
85. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 37.35
86. Tim Duncan 37.33
87. George Carter 37.30
88. LaMarcus Aldridge 37.29
89. Louie Dampier* 37.07
90. James Worthy* 37.04
91. Glen Rice 37.04
92. Sam Lacey 37.03
93. Baron Davis 37.02
94. Dwight Howard 36.99
95. David Thompson* 36.98
96. Kevin Garnett 36.94
97. Kevin Johnson 36.94
98. Metta World Peace 36.88
99. Reggie Miller* 36.86
100. George Yardley* 36.80
101. Klay Thompson 36.78
102. Tim Hardaway 36.64
103. Paul Pierce 36.64
104. Roger Brown* 36.64
105. Wesley Matthews 36.62
106. Gene Shue 36.59
107. George Mikan* 36.59
108. Joe Dumars* 36.58
109. Willie Wise 36.46
110. Maurice Cheeks* 36.45
111. Chauncey Billups 36.45
112. Larry Brown* 36.38
113. Kyrie Irving 36.37
114. Larry Johnson 36.32
115. Jerry Sloan* 36.31
116. Horace Grant 36.31
117. Artis Gilmore* 36.30
118. Chris Webber 36.25
119. Jimmy Jones 36.22
120. Jrue Holiday 36.17
121. Brian Taylor 36.05
122. Lou Hudson 36.05
123. Nick Anderson 36.04
124. Cuttino Mobley 36.00
125. Mark Price 35.98
126. Rodney McCray 35.87
127. Mel Daniels* 35.79
128. Steve Nash* 35.74
129. George McGinnis* 35.72
130. Larry Nance 35.71
131. Doug Moe 35.70
132. Alex English* 35.69
133. Gary Payton* 35.59
134. Jamal Mashburn 35.56
135. Tayshaun Prince 35.55
136. Joe Johnson 35.53
137. Blake Griffin 35.53
138. Dan Issel* 35.50
139. Nate Thurmond* 35.49
140. Pau Gasol 35.48
141. Charles Oakley 35.47
142. Jeff Malone 35.47
143. Ray Allen* 35.46
144. Carlos Boozer 35.45
145. Yao Ming* 35.29
146. Bob Lanier* 35.24
147. Shawn Marion 35.20
148. Chris Bosh 35.18
149. David Wesley 35.16
150. John Stockton* 35.15
151. Chet Walker* 35.12
152. Joakim Noah 35.02
153. Zach Randolph 35.00
154. Tiny Archibald* 34.94
155. Antawn Jamison 34.91
156. Draymond Green 34.91
157. Jack Sikma 34.88
158. Fred Carter 34.82
159. Ben Wallace 34.80
  Phil Chenier 34.80
161. James Harden 34.76
162. Sidney Moncrief 34.69
163. Larry Jones 34.69
164. Larry Kenon 34.68
165. Robert Reid 34.68
166. Al Horford 34.68
167. Tracy McGrady* 34.48
168. Vince Carter 34.47
169. Dan Majerle 34.46
170. Adrian Dantley* 34.45
171. Paul Seymour 34.42
  John Roche 34.42
173. Isaiah Thomas 34.40
174. Ralph Sampson* 34.39
175. Buck Williams 34.35
176. Tony Parker 34.33
177. David Robinson* 34.32
178. Woody Sauldsberry 34.31
179. Rudy LaRusso 34.28
180. Hersey Hawkins 34.18
181. Billy Knight 34.16
182. Eddie Jones 34.14
183. Jason Richardson 34.11
184. Charles Williams 34.07
185. Jeff Hornacek 34.04
186. George King 34.03
187. Dolph Schayes* 34.01
188. Xavier McDaniel 33.98
189. Tom Meschery 33.87
190. Willis Reed* 33.86
191. Guy Rodgers* 33.85
192. Kevin McHale* 33.82
193. Vernon Maxwell 33.63
194. Archie Clark 33.62
195. Jamaal Wilkes* 33.62
196. Stephen Jackson 33.60
197. Kyle Lowry 33.60
198. Joe Caldwell 33.59
199. Warren Jabali 33.58
200. Robert Parish* 33.57
201. Jack Coleman 33.47
202. Kawhi Leonard 33.43
203. Calvin Natt 33.42
204. Shawn Kemp 33.38
205. Sean Elliott 33.36
206. Bernard King* 33.36
207. Deron Williams 33.36
208. George Hill 33.33
209. Lamar Odom 33.32
210. Larry Hughes 33.31
211. Bill Bradley* 33.27
212. Bucky Bockhorn 33.27
213. Mike Mitchell 33.23
214. Dan Roundfield 33.23
215. Mike Bibby 33.18
216. Walter Dukes 33.17
217. Earl Monroe* 33.11
218. Curtis Rowe 33.11
219. Cincinnatus Powell 33.10
220. Steve Jones 33.08
221. Vince Boryla 33.07
222. Bill Laimbeer 33.05
223. Andre Iguodala 33.02
224. Goose Ligon 33.00
225. Bill Sharman* 32.99
226. Rasheed Wallace 32.98
227. Brian Winters 32.98
228. Jack Marin 32.92
229. Jerry Lucas* 32.92
230. Eric Gordon 32.81
231. Donnie Freeman 32.80
  George Stone 32.80
233. Gail Goodrich* 32.77
234. Peja Stojakovic 32.69
235. Doug Christie 32.69
236. Bob Netolicky 32.67
237. Dick McGuire* 32.64
238. James Silas 32.59
239. Calvin Murphy* 32.55
240. Jameer Nelson 32.48
241. Gus Williams 32.47
242. Cliff Hagan* 32.42
243. Billy Cunningham* 32.41
244. Spencer Haywood* 32.40
245. Ron Boone 32.37
246. Trevor Ariza 32.28
247. Wil Jones 32.28
248. Steve Smith 32.24
249. Anthony Mason 32.21
250. Jack Twyman* 32.21

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player MPG
1. Wilt Chamberlain* 47.24
2. Bill Russell* 45.44
3. Allen Iverson* 45.11
4. Bob Love 43.85
5. Elvin Hayes* 43.33
6. Jo Jo White* 42.85
7. Oscar Robertson* 42.71
8. Walt Frazier* 42.51
9. Dave Cowens* 42.34
10. Walt Bellamy* 42.15
11. LeBron James 42.05
12. Larry Bird* 41.99
13. Michael Jordan* 41.75
14. Jerry West* 41.31
15. Anfernee Hardaway 41.25
16. Elgin Baylor* 41.12
17. Latrell Sprewell 41.10
18. Wes Unseld* 41.08
19. Karl Malone* 40.97
20. Norm Van Lier 40.76
21. Dirk Nowitzki 40.66
22. Kevin Durant 40.60
23. Damian Lillard 40.49
24. Moses Malone* 40.38
25. Bob Pettit* 40.28
26. Jim Pollard* 40.09
27. Allan Houston 40.08
28. Mookie Blaylock 40.02
29. George Senesky 40.00
30. Bradley Beal 39.92
31. John Havlicek* 39.88
32. Marc Gasol 39.73
33. Magic Johnson* 39.67
34. Hakeem Olajuwon* 39.65
35. Bob Dandridge 39.61
36. Hal Greer* 39.59
37. Bobby Wanzer* 39.44
38. Norm Nixon 39.43
39. Charles Barkley* 39.42
40. Slater Martin* 39.40
41. Kobe Bryant 39.28
42. Luol Deng 39.15
43. Marques Johnson 39.11
44. Brad Daugherty 39.02
45. Scottie Pippen* 38.97
46. Paul George 38.92
47. Dennis Johnson* 38.86
48. Dominique Wilkins* 38.79
49. Derrick Rose 38.78
50. Richard Hamilton 38.76
51. John Wall 38.76
52. Paul Arizin* 38.62
53. Jason Kidd* 38.53
54. Carmelo Anthony 38.51
55. Bob Cousy* 38.50
56. Antoine Walker 38.45
57. Clyde Drexler* 38.43
58. Dave DeBusschere* 38.35
59. Doug Collins 38.06
60. Isiah Thomas* 37.98
61. Mel Hutchins 37.93
62. Russell Westbrook 37.88
63. Jimmy Butler 37.84
64. Dwyane Wade 37.84
65. Ben Gordon 37.83
66. Jim McMillian 37.81
67. Tom Gola* 37.69
68. Stephen Curry 37.66
69. Rajon Rondo 37.56
70. Lenny Wilkens* 37.55
71. DeMar DeRozan 37.53
72. Julius Erving* 37.50
73. Shaquille O'Neal* 37.49
74. Patrick Ewing* 37.46
75. Chris Paul 37.40
76. Mike Conley 37.38
77. Derrick Coleman 37.36
78. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 37.35
79. Tim Duncan 37.33
80. George Gervin* 37.32
81. LaMarcus Aldridge 37.29
82. Zelmo Beaty* 37.22
83. James Worthy* 37.04
84. Glen Rice 37.04
85. Sam Lacey 37.03
86. Baron Davis 37.02
87. Dwight Howard 36.99
88. Kevin Garnett 36.94
89. Kevin Johnson 36.94
90. Metta World Peace 36.88
91. Reggie Miller* 36.86
92. George Yardley* 36.80
93. Rick Barry* 36.80
94. Klay Thompson 36.78
95. Tim Hardaway 36.64
96. Paul Pierce 36.64
97. Wesley Matthews 36.62
98. Gene Shue 36.59
99. George Mikan* 36.59
100. Joe Dumars* 36.58
101. Maurice Cheeks* 36.45
102. Chauncey Billups 36.45
103. Kyrie Irving 36.37
104. Larry Johnson 36.32
105. Jerry Sloan* 36.31
106. Horace Grant 36.31
107. Chris Webber 36.25
108. Jrue Holiday 36.17
109. Lou Hudson 36.05
110. Nick Anderson 36.04
111. Cuttino Mobley 36.00
112. Mark Price 35.98
113. David Thompson* 35.96
114. Rodney McCray 35.87
115. Steve Nash* 35.74
116. Larry Nance 35.71
117. Alex English* 35.69
118. Charlie Scott* 35.67
119. Gary Payton* 35.59
120. Jamal Mashburn 35.56
121. Tayshaun Prince 35.55
122. Joe Johnson 35.53
123. Blake Griffin 35.53
124. Nate Thurmond* 35.49
125. Pau Gasol 35.48
126. Charles Oakley 35.47
127. Jeff Malone 35.47
128. Ray Allen* 35.46
129. Carlos Boozer 35.45
130. Yao Ming* 35.29
131. Bob Lanier* 35.24
132. Shawn Marion 35.20
133. Chris Bosh 35.18
134. David Wesley 35.16
135. John Stockton* 35.15
136. Chet Walker* 35.12
137. Joakim Noah 35.02
138. Zach Randolph 35.00
139. Tiny Archibald* 34.94
140. Antawn Jamison 34.91
141. Draymond Green 34.91
142. Jack Sikma 34.88
143. Fred Carter 34.82
144. Ben Wallace 34.80
  Phil Chenier 34.80
146. James Harden 34.76
147. Sidney Moncrief 34.69
148. Robert Reid 34.68
149. Al Horford 34.68
150. Tracy McGrady* 34.48
151. Vince Carter 34.47
152. Dan Majerle 34.46
153. Adrian Dantley* 34.45
154. Paul Seymour 34.42
155. Isaiah Thomas 34.40
156. Ralph Sampson* 34.39
157. Buck Williams 34.35
158. Tony Parker 34.33
159. David Robinson* 34.32
160. Dan Roundfield 34.32
161. Woody Sauldsberry 34.31
162. Rudy LaRusso 34.28
163. Hersey Hawkins 34.18
164. Eddie Jones 34.14
165. Jason Richardson 34.11
166. Jeff Hornacek 34.04
167. George King 34.03
168. Dolph Schayes* 34.01
169. Xavier McDaniel 33.98
170. Tom Meschery 33.87
171. Willis Reed* 33.86
172. Guy Rodgers* 33.85
173. Kevin McHale* 33.82
174. Vernon Maxwell 33.63
175. Archie Clark 33.62
176. Jamaal Wilkes* 33.62
177. Stephen Jackson 33.60
178. Kyle Lowry 33.60
179. Robert Parish* 33.57
180. Jack Coleman 33.47
181. Kawhi Leonard 33.43
182. Calvin Natt 33.42
183. Shawn Kemp 33.38
184. Sean Elliott 33.36
185. Bernard King* 33.36
186. Deron Williams 33.36
187. George Hill 33.33
188. Lamar Odom 33.32
189. Larry Hughes 33.31
190. Bill Bradley* 33.27
191. Bucky Bockhorn 33.27
192. Larry Kenon 33.26
193. Mike Mitchell 33.23
194. Mike Bibby 33.18
195. Walter Dukes 33.17
196. Earl Monroe* 33.11
197. Curtis Rowe 33.11
198. Gus Johnson* 33.09
199. Vince Boryla 33.07
200. Bill Laimbeer 33.05
201. Andre Iguodala 33.02
202. Bill Sharman* 32.99
203. Rasheed Wallace 32.98
204. Brian Winters 32.98
205. Cliff Hagan* 32.94
206. Jack Marin 32.92
207. Jerry Lucas* 32.92
208. Joe Caldwell 32.82
209. Eric Gordon 32.81
210. Gail Goodrich* 32.77
211. Peja Stojakovic 32.69
212. Doug Christie 32.69
213. Dick McGuire* 32.64
214. Calvin Murphy* 32.55
215. Jameer Nelson 32.48
216. Gus Williams 32.47
217. Trevor Ariza 32.28
218. Steve Smith 32.24
219. Anthony Mason 32.21
220. Jack Twyman* 32.21
221. Jason Terry 32.16
222. Dennis Scott 32.16
223. Kerry Kittles 32.11
224. Avery Bradley 32.05
225. Josh Howard 32.05
226. Kenyon Martin 32.04
227. Red Rocha 32.03
228. Richie Guerin* 32.02
229. Jalen Rose 31.93
230. Derek Harper 31.90
231. Harrison Barnes 31.89
232. Vern Mikkelsen* 31.85
233. Terry Porter 31.77
234. Bob Davies* 31.72
235. Bailey Howell* 31.65
236. Roy Hibbert 31.63
237. John Starks 31.61
238. Grant Hill* 31.59
239. Josh Smith 31.59
240. Don Ohl 31.53
241. Nick Van Exel 31.45
242. Caron Butler 31.45
243. Ed Macauley* 31.42
244. Ray Scott 31.28
245. DeAndre Jordan 31.21
246. Billy Cunningham* 31.21
247. Avery Johnson 31.19
248. Bill Bridges 31.16
249. Harry Gallatin* 31.15
250. Otis Birdsong 31.14

ABA

ABA Table
Rank Player MPG
1. Rick Barry* 43.16
2. Julius Erving* 43.00
3. Artis Gilmore* 42.72
4. Louie Dampier* 40.37
5. Jimmy Jones 40.18
6. Larry Jones 39.63
7. George Gervin* 39.60
8. Ralph Simpson 39.50
9. Freddie Lewis 39.16
10. Dan Issel* 39.04
11. Billy Paultz 38.79
12. Zelmo Beaty* 38.46
13. George McGinnis* 38.29
14. Willie Wise 38.12
15. Darel Carrier 37.62
16. George Carter 37.30
17. Roger Brown* 36.64
18. Larry Kenon 36.38
19. Larry Brown* 36.38
20. Brian Taylor 36.05
21. Mel Daniels* 35.79
22. Doug Moe 35.70
23. Mack Calvin 34.98
24. John Roche 34.42
25. Charles Williams 34.07
26. Warren Jabali 33.58
27. Cincinnatus Powell 33.10
28. Steve Jones 33.08
29. Bobby Jones 33.04
30. Goose Ligon 33.00
31. Ron Boone 32.80
32. George Stone 32.80
  Donnie Freeman 32.80
34. Bob Netolicky 32.67
35. Dave Robisch 32.46
36. Wil Jones 32.28
37. Oliver Taylor 32.06
38. John Williamson 31.14
39. Red Robbins 31.03
40. Chuck Williams 30.62
41. Trooper Washington 30.53
42. Glen Combs 30.29
43. Mervin Jackson 30.24
44. Rich Jones 30.18
45. Jackie Moreland 29.61
46. Gerald Govan 29.24
47. Byron Beck 28.87
48. Bill Melchionni 28.33
49. Sam Smith 27.97
50. Maurice McHartley 27.96
51. Mike Gale 27.58
52. Lonnie Wright 27.42
53. Ira Harge 26.95
54. Tom Owens 26.82
55. Bob Warren 26.71
56. Bill Keller 26.36
57. Ted McClain 25.82
58. Jim Eakins 25.29
59. Fatty Taylor 25.21
60. Les Hunter 25.10
61. John Beasley 24.98
62. Don Buse 24.65
63. Darnell Hillman 24.40
64. Walter Simon 24.32
65. Bird Averitt 24.23
66. Jeffrey Congdon 23.35
67. Rick Mount 23.05
68. Kevin Joyce 22.86
69. Jimmy O'Brien 20.33
70. Gene Moore 19.85
71. Andrew Anderson 19.68
72. Mike Pratt 19.52
73. Tom Thacker 19.27
74. Johnny Baum 18.18
75. Wendell Ladner 17.95
76. Gene Littles 17.57
77. George Irvine 16.86
78. Arthur Becker 16.60
79. Ronald Thomas 13.30
80. Claude Terry 11.79
81. Willie Sojourner 9.28

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