NBA & ABA Career Playoff Leaders and Records for Player Efficiency Rating

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NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
Rank Player PER
1. Michael Jordan* 28.60
2. George Mikan* 28.51
3. LeBron James 28.28
4. Shaquille O'Neal* 26.13
5. Hakeem Olajuwon* 25.69
6. Chris Paul 25.31
7. Tim Duncan 24.28
8. Kevin Durant 24.22
9. Charles Barkley* 24.18
10. Dirk Nowitzki 23.82
11. Russell Westbrook 23.65
12. Tracy McGrady* 23.40
13. Dolph Schayes* 23.29
14. Stephen Curry 23.11
15. Jerry West* 23.06
16. David Robinson* 23.02
17. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 23.01
18. Magic Johnson* 22.95
19. Wilt Chamberlain* 22.75
20. Bob Pettit* 22.59
21. Kyrie Irving 22.44
22. Kobe Bryant 22.40
23. Dwyane Wade 22.37
24. Dwight Howard 22.34
25. Julius Erving* 22.05
26. James Harden 21.93
27. Elgin Baylor* 21.83
28. Rick Barry* 21.81
29. Amar'e Stoudemire 21.75
30. Moses Malone* 21.57
31. Blake Griffin 21.52
32. Kawhi Leonard 21.42
33. Larry Bird* 21.41
34. Baron Davis 21.36
35. Allen Iverson* 21.24
36. George Gervin* 21.16
37. Karl Malone* 21.12
38. Kevin Garnett 21.12
39. Oscar Robertson* 20.99
40. Bob Lanier* 20.81
41. George Yardley* 20.72
42. Cliff Hagan* 20.62
43. Shawn Kemp 20.55
44. Gus Williams 20.37
45. Artis Gilmore* 20.36
46. Paul Arizin* 20.33
47. Pau Gasol 20.20
48. Dan Issel* 20.07
49. Alex English* 19.92
50. Walter Davis 19.91
51. John Stockton* 19.84
52. Walt Frazier* 19.84
53. Steve Nash* 19.84
54. Isiah Thomas* 19.80
55. Anfernee Hardaway 19.76
56. George McGinnis* 19.73
57. Clyde Lovellette* 19.72
58. Clyde Drexler* 19.71
59. Patrick Ewing* 19.63
60. Reggie Miller* 19.55
61. LaMarcus Aldridge 19.43
62. Bill Russell* 19.40
63. Kevin McHale* 19.36
64. Adrian Dantley* 19.33
65. Billy Cunningham* 19.33
66. Manu Ginobili 19.33
67. Carmelo Anthony 19.22
68. Alonzo Mourning* 19.18
69. Chauncey Billups 19.11
70. Kevin Johnson 19.08
71. Elvin Hayes* 19.08
72. Larry Foust 19.08
73. Marques Johnson 19.06
74. Willie Wise 19.03
75. Roger Brown* 18.90
76. Chris Webber 18.87
77. Jimmy Jones 18.80
78. Marc Gasol 18.78
79. Brad Daugherty 18.73
80. Fred Brown 18.71
81. Dominique Wilkins* 18.71
82. Mack Calvin 18.67
83. Derrick Rose 18.65
84. Bob McAdoo* 18.54
85. Zelmo Beaty* 18.50
86. Mel Daniels* 18.48
87. Chris Bosh 18.42
88. Rik Smits 18.40
89. Scottie Pippen* 18.35
90. James Worthy* 18.31
91. Rajon Rondo 18.29
92. Paul Millsap 18.28
93. Red Robbins 18.19
94. Larry Nance 18.13
95. Terry Cummings 18.07
96. Deron Williams 18.06
97. Paul George 18.02
98. Andrew Bynum 18.02
99. Al Horford 18.01
100. Mark Aguirre 17.99
101. Vince Carter 17.96
102. Dikembe Mutombo* 17.79
103. Willis Reed* 17.78
104. Mike Conley 17.78
105. Kevin Love 17.74
106. Tom Heinsohn* 17.65
107. Roy Hibbert 17.58
108. Bradley Beal 17.56
109. John Havlicek* 17.51
110. Sam Jones* 17.50
111. Bob Cousy* 17.39
112. Carlos Boozer 17.36
113. DeAndre Jordan 17.33
114. Alvan Adams 17.33
115. Rod Strickland 17.23
116. Paul Pierce 17.18
117. Mark Price 17.17
118. Gail Goodrich* 17.17
119. Jason Kidd* 17.10
120. Bob Netolicky 17.08
121. Bill Sharman* 17.07
122. Calvin Murphy* 17.05
123. Josh Smith 17.04
124. Draymond Green 17.02
125. Terry Porter 17.00
126. Bob Dandridge 16.97
127. Jimmy Butler 16.95
128. Jim Pollard* 16.93
129. Vern Mikkelsen* 16.88
130. Tim Thomas 16.86
131. Walt Bellamy* 16.84
132. Tony Parker 16.83
133. Zach Randolph 16.81
134. David West 16.78
135. Steve Smith 16.71
136. Shawn Marion 16.65
137. Dave Cowens* 16.63
138. Maurice Cheeks* 16.61
139. Latrell Sprewell 16.60
140. Vlade Divac 16.59
141. Hersey Hawkins 16.59
142. Calvin Natt 16.58
143. Robert Parish* 16.57
144. Lamar Odom 16.55
145. Jeff Hornacek 16.52
146. Bobby Jones 16.52
147. Toni Kukoc 16.50
148. Antawn Jamison 16.50
149. Maurice Lucas 16.47
150. Antonio Daniels 16.45
151. Joakim Noah 16.44
152. Earl Monroe* 16.43
153. Chet Walker* 16.43
154. Paul Westphal 16.43
155. Jerome Kersey 16.43
156. Lou Hudson 16.41
157. Kiki Vandeweghe 16.41
158. Jim Eakins 16.40
159. Don Nelson* 16.39
160. Richard Hamilton 16.30
161. Frank Ramsey* 16.27
162. Ray Allen* 16.27
163. Ben Wallace 16.24
164. Larry Kenon 16.17
165. Doc Rivers 16.17
166. Cedric Maxwell 16.14
167. Josh Howard 16.13
168. Jerry Lucas* 16.05
169. Andre Miller 16.03
170. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 15.96
171. Mark Jackson 15.94
172. Darryl Dawkins 15.94
173. Donnie Freeman 15.92
174. Serge Ibaka 15.89
175. Sam Cassell 15.89
176. Kyle Lowry 15.89
177. Clifford Ray 15.88
178. Vinnie Johnson 15.81
179. DeMar DeRozan 15.78
180. Jermaine O'Neal 15.74
181. Chris Mullin* 15.74
182. Horace Grant 15.71
183. Tim Hardaway 15.70
184. Ron Boone 15.69
185. Rolando Blackman 15.66
186. Red Kerr 15.60
187. Bailey Howell* 15.58
188. Marcus Camby 15.56
189. Sidney Moncrief 15.55
190. Rasheed Wallace 15.52
191. Jeff Teague 15.51
192. Marcin Gortat 15.46
193. Byron Beck 15.44
194. Phil Chenier 15.41
195. Gary Payton* 15.41
196. Luol Deng 15.40
197. Norm Nixon 15.36
198. Kerry Kittles 15.35
199. Charlie Ward 15.34
200. Cazzie Russell 15.29
201. Rashard Lewis 15.27
202. Freddie Lewis 15.22
203. Ricky Pierce 15.21
204. Nate Thurmond* 15.20
205. Mookie Blaylock 15.18
206. Ron Harper 15.17
207. Avery Johnson 15.15
208. Jo Jo White* 15.13
209. Antonio McDyess 15.08
210. Bob Love 15.08
211. Eddie Jones 15.06
212. Dave DeBusschere* 15.02
213. Wes Unseld* 15.01
214. Archie Clark 15.00
215. Allan Houston 14.99
216. Jack Marin 14.93
217. Bill Keller 14.92
218. Jason Terry 14.92
219. Nene Hilario 14.85
220. Goose Ligon 14.83
221. Kenyon Martin 14.83
222. Trooper Washington 14.80
223. Tristan Thompson 14.80
224. Peja Stojakovic 14.79
225. Ralph Simpson 14.79
226. Kenny Smith 14.76
227. Antonio Davis 14.75
228. Hal Greer* 14.75
229. Doug Moe 14.75
230. John Starks 14.74
231. Billy Paultz 14.73
232. Detlef Schrempf 14.71
233. Marvin Webster 14.71
234. Boris Diaw 14.67
235. Jack Sikma 14.66
236. Drew Gooden 14.64
237. Jamaal Wilkes* 14.54
238. Jalen Rose 14.53
239. Jeff Mullins 14.52
240. Paul Pressey 14.49
241. Larry Johnson 14.46
242. Robert Horry 14.45
243. Eddie Johnson 14.45
244. Bill Laimbeer 14.45
245. Andrew Toney 14.44
246. Happy Hairston 14.44
247. Joe Dumars* 14.43
248. Dennis Johnson* 14.42
249. Hot Rod Williams 14.39
250. Darel Carrier 14.35

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player PER
1. Michael Jordan* 28.60
2. George Mikan* 28.51
3. LeBron James 28.28
4. Shaquille O'Neal* 26.13
5. Hakeem Olajuwon* 25.69
6. Chris Paul 25.31
7. Tim Duncan 24.28
8. Kevin Durant 24.22
9. Charles Barkley* 24.18
10. Dirk Nowitzki 23.82
11. Russell Westbrook 23.65
12. Tracy McGrady* 23.40
13. Dolph Schayes* 23.29
14. Stephen Curry 23.11
15. Jerry West* 23.06
16. David Robinson* 23.02
17. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 23.01
18. Magic Johnson* 22.95
19. Wilt Chamberlain* 22.75
20. Bob Pettit* 22.59
21. Kyrie Irving 22.44
22. Kobe Bryant 22.40
23. Dwyane Wade 22.37
24. Dwight Howard 22.34
25. James Harden 21.93
26. Elgin Baylor* 21.83
27. Amar'e Stoudemire 21.75
28. Blake Griffin 21.52
29. Kawhi Leonard 21.42
30. Larry Bird* 21.41
31. Moses Malone* 21.40
32. Baron Davis 21.36
33. Allen Iverson* 21.24
34. Karl Malone* 21.12
35. Kevin Garnett 21.12
36. Oscar Robertson* 20.99
37. George Gervin* 20.97
38. Cliff Hagan* 20.84
39. Bob Lanier* 20.81
40. George Yardley* 20.72
41. Shawn Kemp 20.55
42. Gus Williams 20.37
43. Paul Arizin* 20.33
44. Rick Barry* 20.33
45. Pau Gasol 20.20
46. Julius Erving* 19.96
47. Alex English* 19.92
48. Walter Davis 19.91
49. John Stockton* 19.84
50. Walt Frazier* 19.84
51. Steve Nash* 19.84
52. Isiah Thomas* 19.80
53. Anfernee Hardaway 19.76
54. Dan Issel* 19.76
55. Clyde Lovellette* 19.72
56. Clyde Drexler* 19.71
57. Patrick Ewing* 19.63
58. Reggie Miller* 19.55
59. LaMarcus Aldridge 19.43
60. Bill Russell* 19.40
61. Kevin McHale* 19.36
62. Adrian Dantley* 19.33
63. Manu Ginobili 19.33
64. Carmelo Anthony 19.22
65. Alonzo Mourning* 19.18
66. Chauncey Billups 19.11
67. Kevin Johnson 19.08
68. Elvin Hayes* 19.08
69. Larry Foust 19.08
70. Marques Johnson 19.06
71. Chris Webber 18.87
72. Marc Gasol 18.78
73. Brad Daugherty 18.73
74. Fred Brown 18.71
75. Dominique Wilkins* 18.71
76. Derrick Rose 18.65
77. Bob McAdoo* 18.54
78. Chris Bosh 18.42
79. Rik Smits 18.40
80. Scottie Pippen* 18.35
81. James Worthy* 18.31
82. Rajon Rondo 18.29
83. Paul Millsap 18.28
84. Larry Nance 18.13
85. Terry Cummings 18.07
86. Deron Williams 18.06
87. Paul George 18.02
88. Andrew Bynum 18.02
89. Al Horford 18.01
90. Mark Aguirre 17.99
91. Vince Carter 17.96
92. Dikembe Mutombo* 17.79
93. Willis Reed* 17.78
94. Mike Conley 17.78
95. Kevin Love 17.74
96. Tom Heinsohn* 17.65
97. Roy Hibbert 17.58
98. Bradley Beal 17.56
99. John Havlicek* 17.51
100. Sam Jones* 17.50
101. Bob Cousy* 17.39
102. Carlos Boozer 17.36
103. DeAndre Jordan 17.33
104. Alvan Adams 17.33
105. Rod Strickland 17.23
106. Paul Pierce 17.18
107. Mark Price 17.17
108. Gail Goodrich* 17.17
109. Jason Kidd* 17.10
110. Bill Sharman* 17.07
111. Calvin Murphy* 17.05
112. Josh Smith 17.04
113. Draymond Green 17.02
114. Terry Porter 17.00
115. Bob Dandridge 16.97
116. Jimmy Butler 16.95
117. Jim Pollard* 16.93
118. Vern Mikkelsen* 16.88
119. Tim Thomas 16.86
120. Walt Bellamy* 16.84
121. Tony Parker 16.83
122. Zach Randolph 16.81
123. David West 16.78
124. Steve Smith 16.71
125. Shawn Marion 16.65
126. Dave Cowens* 16.63
127. Maurice Cheeks* 16.61
128. Latrell Sprewell 16.60
129. Vlade Divac 16.59
130. Hersey Hawkins 16.59
131. Calvin Natt 16.58
132. Robert Parish* 16.57
133. Lamar Odom 16.55
134. Bobby Jones 16.54
135. Jeff Hornacek 16.52
136. Toni Kukoc 16.50
137. Antawn Jamison 16.50
138. Antonio Daniels 16.45
139. Joakim Noah 16.44
140. Earl Monroe* 16.43
141. Chet Walker* 16.43
142. Paul Westphal 16.43
143. Jerome Kersey 16.43
144. Lou Hudson 16.41
145. Kiki Vandeweghe 16.41
146. Don Nelson* 16.39
147. Richard Hamilton 16.30
148. Frank Ramsey* 16.27
149. Ray Allen* 16.27
150. Ben Wallace 16.24
151. Maurice Lucas 16.17
152. Doc Rivers 16.17
153. Cedric Maxwell 16.14
154. Josh Howard 16.13
155. Jerry Lucas* 16.05
156. Andre Miller 16.03
157. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 15.96
158. Mark Jackson 15.94
159. Darryl Dawkins 15.94
160. Serge Ibaka 15.89
161. Sam Cassell 15.89
162. Kyle Lowry 15.89
163. Clifford Ray 15.88
164. Vinnie Johnson 15.81
165. DeMar DeRozan 15.78
166. Jermaine O'Neal 15.74
167. Chris Mullin* 15.74
168. Horace Grant 15.71
169. Tim Hardaway 15.70
170. Rolando Blackman 15.66
171. Red Kerr 15.60
172. Bailey Howell* 15.58
173. Marcus Camby 15.56
174. Sidney Moncrief 15.55
175. Zelmo Beaty* 15.54
176. Rasheed Wallace 15.52
177. Jeff Teague 15.51
178. Marcin Gortat 15.46
179. Phil Chenier 15.41
180. Gary Payton* 15.41
181. Luol Deng 15.40
182. Norm Nixon 15.36
183. Kerry Kittles 15.35
184. Charlie Ward 15.34
185. Cazzie Russell 15.29
186. Rashard Lewis 15.27
187. Ricky Pierce 15.21
188. Nate Thurmond* 15.20
189. Mookie Blaylock 15.18
190. Ron Harper 15.17
191. Avery Johnson 15.15
192. Jo Jo White* 15.13
193. Antonio McDyess 15.08
194. Bob Love 15.08
195. Eddie Jones 15.06
196. Dave DeBusschere* 15.02
197. Wes Unseld* 15.01
198. Archie Clark 15.00
199. Allan Houston 14.99
200. Jack Marin 14.93
201. Jason Terry 14.92
202. Nene Hilario 14.85
203. Kenyon Martin 14.83
204. Tristan Thompson 14.80
205. Peja Stojakovic 14.79
206. Kenny Smith 14.76
207. Antonio Davis 14.75
208. Hal Greer* 14.75
209. John Starks 14.74
210. Detlef Schrempf 14.71
211. Boris Diaw 14.67
212. Jack Sikma 14.66
213. Drew Gooden 14.64
214. Jamaal Wilkes* 14.54
215. Jalen Rose 14.53
216. Jeff Mullins 14.52
217. Paul Pressey 14.49
218. Larry Johnson 14.46
219. Robert Horry 14.45
220. Eddie Johnson 14.45
221. Bill Laimbeer 14.45
222. Andrew Toney 14.44
223. Happy Hairston 14.44
224. Joe Dumars* 14.43
225. Dennis Johnson* 14.42
226. Hot Rod Williams 14.39
227. Mehmet Okur 14.35
228. Dick Barnett 14.29
229. Nick Van Exel 14.27
230. Lenny Wilkens* 14.25
231. Sam Perkins 14.25
232. Glen Rice 14.23
233. Derek Harper 14.21
234. Otis Thorpe 14.20
235. Andre Iguodala 14.19
236. Scott Williams 14.12
237. Tom Chambers 14.09
238. Jack Coleman 14.04
239. Klay Thompson 13.99
240. Elden Campbell 13.96
241. Mychal Thompson 13.94
242. Mike Bibby 13.93
243. Xavier McDaniel 13.90
244. Joe Johnson 13.89
245. Kirk Hinrich 13.89
246. Jeff Malone 13.88
247. Michael Finley 13.88
248. Kevin Willis 13.87
249. Aaron McKie 13.85
250. Byron Scott 13.85

ABA

ABA Table
Rank Player PER
1. Julius Erving* 27.42
2. Artis Gilmore* 22.29
3. Zelmo Beaty* 21.97
4. George McGinnis* 21.68
5. Dan Issel* 20.22
6. Jimmy Jones 19.46
7. Willie Wise 19.44
8. Mack Calvin 19.00
9. Roger Brown* 18.90
10. Mel Daniels* 18.48
11. Red Robbins 18.19
12. Bob Netolicky 17.08
13. Billy Paultz 16.90
14. Jim Eakins 16.56
15. Ron Boone 16.06
16. Donnie Freeman 15.92
17. Byron Beck 15.60
18. Ralph Simpson 15.54
19. Freddie Lewis 15.21
20. Bill Keller 14.92
21. Goose Ligon 14.83
22. Trooper Washington 14.80
23. Doug Moe 14.75
24. Darel Carrier 14.35
25. Louie Dampier* 14.12
26. Cincinnatus Powell 13.83
27. Larry Brown* 13.26
28. Darnell Hillman 12.68
29. Glen Combs 11.53
30. Gerald Govan 10.07

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