NBA & ABA Year-by-Year Combined (Regular Season + Playoffs) Leaders and Records for Minutes Played

Active players are listed in bold
* Indicates member of the Hall of Fame.
Minutes Played since 1951-52

Table
Season Lg Player Tot MP Reg MP Play MP Tm
2022-23 NBA Anthony Edwards 2066 2066 0 MIN
2021-22 NBA Jayson Tatum 3714 2731 983 BOS
2020-21 NBA Khris Middleton 3191 2269 922 MIL
2019-20 NBA Bam Adebayo 3104 2417 687 MIA
2018-19 NBA Damian Lillard 3488 2838 650 POR
2017-18 NBA LeBron James 3948 3026 922 CLE
2016-17 NBA LeBron James 3538 2794 744 CLE
2015-16 NBA Draymond Green 3687 2808 879 GSW
2014-15 NBA James Harden 3617 2981 636 HOU
2013-14 NBA Kevin Durant 3937 3122 815 OKC
2012-13 NBA LeBron James 3837 2877 960 MIA
2011-12 NBA Kevin Durant 3383 2546 837 OKC
2010-11 NBA LeBron James 3985 3063 922 MIA
2009-10 NBA Rajon Rondo 3938 2963 975 BOS
2008-09 NBA Pau Gasol 3930 2999 931 LAL
2007-08 NBA Kobe Bryant* 4055 3192 863 LAL
2006-07 NBA LeBron James 4083 3190 893 CLE
2005-06 NBA Shawn Marion 4112 3263 849 PHO
2004-05 NBA Tayshaun Prince 4062 3039 1023 DET
2003-04 NBA Kevin Garnett* 4014 3231 783 MIN
2002-03 NBA Tim Duncan* 4202 3181 1021 SAS
2001-02 NBA Antoine Walker 4109 3406 703 BOS
2000-01 NBA Allen Iverson* 3995 2979 1016 PHI
1999-00 NBA Shaquille O'Neal* 4163 3163 1000 LAL
1998-99 NBA Tim Duncan* 2696 1963 733 SAS
1997-98 NBA Michael Jordan* 4053 3181 872 CHI
1996-97 NBA Michael Jordan* 3910 3106 804 CHI
1995-96 NBA Gary Payton* 4073 3162 911 SEA
1994-95 NBA Hakeem Olajuwon* 3782 2853 929 HOU
1993-94 NBA Hakeem Olajuwon* 4266 3277 989 HOU
1992-93 NBA Dan Majerle 4270 3199 1071 PHO
1991-92 NBA Scottie Pippen* 4063 3164 899 CHI
1990-91 NBA Magic Johnson* 3756 2933 823 LAL
1989-90 NBA Michael Jordan* 3871 3197 674 CHI
1988-89 NBA Michael Jordan* 3973 3255 718 CHI
1987-88 NBA Byron Scott 3945 3048 897 LAL
1986-87 NBA Larry Bird* 4020 3005 1015 BOS
1985-86 NBA Larry Bird* 3883 3113 770 BOS
1984-85 NBA Larry Bird* 3976 3161 815 BOS
1983-84 NBA Larry Bird* 3989 3028 961 BOS
1982-83 NBA Magic Johnson* 3550 2907 643 LAL
1981-82 NBA Norm Nixon 3573 3024 549 LAL
1980-81 NBA Moses Malone* 4200 3245 955 HOU
1979-80 NBA Norm Nixon 3874 3226 648 LAL
1978-79 NBA Elvin Hayes* 3891 3105 786 WSB
1977-78 NBA Elvin Hayes* 4114 3246 868 WSB
1976-77 NBA Elvin Hayes* 3769 3364 405 WSB
1975-76 NBA Jo Jo White* 4048 3257 791 BOS
1975-76 ABA Julius Erving* 3795 3244 551 NYA
1974-75 NBA Elvin Hayes* 4216 3465 751 WSB
1974-75 ABA Artis Gilmore* 4172 3493 679 KEN
1973-74 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 4306 3548 758 MIL
1973-74 ABA Willie Wise 4084 3292 792 UTS
1972-73 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 4343 3542 801 LAL
1972-73 ABA Dan Issel* 4356 3531 825 KEN
1971-72 NBA John Havlicek* 4215 3698 517 BOS
1971-72 ABA Rick Barry* 4365 3616 749 NYA
1970-71 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 4184 3630 554 LAL
1970-71 ABA Louie Dampier* 4049 3221 828 KEN
1969-70 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3969 3534 435 MIL
1969-70 ABA Spencer Haywood* 4376 3808 568 DNR
1968-69 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 4501 3669 832 LAL
1968-69 ABA Freddie Lewis 3782 3055 727 INA
1967-68 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 4467 3836 631 PHI
1967-68 ABA Jimmy Jones 4040 3255 785 NOB
1966-67 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 4400 3682 718 PHI
1965-66 NBA Bill Russell* 4200 3386 814 BOS
1964-65 NBA Bill Russell* 4027 3466 561 BOS
1963-64 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 4247 3689 558 SFW
1962-63 NBA Bill Russell* 4117 3500 617 BOS
1961-62 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 4458 3882 576 PHW
1960-61 NBA Bill Russell* 3920 3458 462 BOS
1959-60 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 3753 3338 415 PHW
1958-59 NBA Bill Russell* 3475 2979 496 BOS
1957-58 NBA George Yardley* 3097 2843 254 DET
1956-57 NBA Dolph Schayes* 3066 2851 215 SYR
1955-56 NBA Jack George 3245 2840 405 PHW
1954-55 NBA Paul Seymour 3360 2950 410 SYR
1953-54 NBA Neil Johnston* 3296 3296 0 PHW
1952-53 NBA Bob Cousy* 3215 2945 270 BOS
1951-52 NBA George Mikan* 3125 2572 553 MNL