NBA & ABA Year-by-Year Leaders and Records for Offensive 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
Season Lg Player OBPM Tm
2019-20 NBA Damian Lillard 8.32 POR
2018-19 NBA James Harden 9.36 HOU
2017-18 NBA James Harden 8.48 HOU
2016-17 NBA Russell Westbrook 8.67 OKC
2015-16 NBA Stephen Curry 10.35 GSW
2014-15 NBA Stephen Curry 8.20 GSW
2013-14 NBA Kevin Durant 8.80 OKC
2012-13 NBA LeBron James 9.31 MIA
2011-12 NBA LeBron James 8.21 MIA
2010-11 NBA Derrick Rose 6.28 CHI
2009-10 NBA LeBron James 9.06 CLE
2008-09 NBA LeBron James 9.54 CLE
2007-08 NBA LeBron James 8.24 CLE
2006-07 NBA Dirk Nowitzki 7.18 DAL
2005-06 NBA Dirk Nowitzki 7.77 DAL
2004-05 NBA LeBron James 6.97 CLE
2003-04 NBA Tracy McGrady* 7.62 ORL
2002-03 NBA Tracy McGrady* 9.83 ORL
2001-02 NBA Shaquille O'Neal* 7.12 LAL
2000-01 NBA Vince Carter 7.56 TOR
1999-00 NBA Shaquille O'Neal* 7.27 LAL
1998-99 NBA Shaquille O'Neal* 7.46 LAL
1997-98 NBA Karl Malone* 6.63 UTA
1996-97 NBA Michael Jordan* 7.76 CHI
1995-96 NBA Michael Jordan* 8.34 CHI
1994-95 NBA John Stockton* 6.95 UTA
1993-94 NBA David Robinson* 8.09 SAS
1992-93 NBA Michael Jordan* 8.69 CHI
1991-92 NBA Michael Jordan* 7.22 CHI
1990-91 NBA Michael Jordan* 8.86 CHI
1989-90 NBA Michael Jordan* 9.09 CHI
1988-89 NBA Michael Jordan* 8.44 CHI
1987-88 NBA Michael Jordan* 8.80 CHI
1986-87 NBA Michael Jordan* 8.43 CHI
1985-86 NBA Larry Bird* 6.58 BOS
1984-85 NBA Larry Bird* 6.82 BOS
1983-84 NBA Adrian Dantley* 5.78 UTA
1982-83 NBA Alex English* 5.45 DEN
1981-82 NBA Moses Malone* 6.22 HOU
1980-81 NBA Adrian Dantley* 5.67 UTA
1979-80 NBA Julius Erving* 5.68 PHI
1978-79 NBA Marques Johnson 5.15 MIL
1977-78 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 6.45 LAL
1976-77 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 6.82 LAL
1975-76 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 5.54 LAL
  ABA Julius Erving* 8.11 NYA
1974-75 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 5.82 MIL
  ABA Julius Erving* 6.20 NYA
1973-74 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 5.02 MIL
  ABA Julius Erving* 5.61 NYA