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

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PER since 1951-52

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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 28.24
4.Nikola Jokić 27.51
5.Shaquille O'Neal* 26.13
6.Hakeem Olajuwon* 25.69
7.Giannis Antetokounmpo 25.63
8.Kevin Durant 24.62
9.Tim Duncan* 24.28
10.Kawhi Leonard 24.20
11.Charles Barkley* 24.18
12.Dirk Nowitzki 23.82
13.Chris Paul 23.66
14.Tracy McGrady* 23.40
15.Dolph Schayes* 23.29
16.Jerry West* 23.06
17.David Robinson* 23.02
18.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 23.01
19.Stephen Curry 23.00
20.Magic Johnson* 22.95
21.James Harden 22.87
22.Wilt Chamberlain* 22.75
23.Bob Pettit* 22.59
24.Kobe Bryant* 22.40
25.Dwyane Wade 22.37
26.Russell Westbrook 22.21
27.Julius Erving* 22.05
28.Elgin Baylor* 21.83
29.Rick Barry* 21.78
30.Amar'e Stoudemire 21.75
31.Dwight Howard 21.63
32.Moses Malone* 21.57
33.Larry Bird* 21.41
34.Baron Davis 21.36
35.Allen Iverson* 21.24
36.Kyrie Irving 21.22
37.George Gervin* 21.16
38.Karl Malone* 21.12
39.Kevin Garnett* 21.12
40.Oscar Robertson* 20.99
41.Bob Lanier* 20.81
42.George Yardley* 20.72
43.Cliff Hagan* 20.62
44.Blake Griffin 20.61
45.Shawn Kemp 20.55
46.Gus Williams 20.37
47.Artis Gilmore* 20.36
48.Paul Arizin* 20.33
49.Pau Gasol 20.20
50.Dan Issel* 20.00
51.Alex English* 19.92
52.Walter Davis 19.91
53.John Stockton* 19.84
54.Walt Frazier* 19.84
55.Steve Nash* 19.84
56.Isiah Thomas* 19.80
57.Damian Lillard 19.76
58.Anfernee Hardaway 19.76
59.George McGinnis* 19.73
60.Clyde Lovellette* 19.72
61.Clyde Drexler* 19.71
62.LaMarcus Aldridge 19.65
63.Patrick Ewing* 19.63
64.Reggie Miller* 19.54
65.Bill Russell* 19.40
66.Kevin McHale* 19.36
67.Adrian Dantley* 19.33
68.Billy Cunningham* 19.33
69.Manu Ginóbili 19.33
70.Clint Capela 19.23
71.Alonzo Mourning* 19.18
72.Chauncey Billups 19.11
73.Kevin Johnson 19.08
74.Elvin Hayes* 19.08
75.Larry Foust 19.08
76.Marques Johnson 19.06
77.Jimmy Butler 19.00
78.Willie Wise 18.94
79.Chris Webber* 18.87
80.Roger Brown* 18.86
81.Jimmy Jones 18.79
82.Brad Daugherty 18.73
83.Fred Brown 18.71
84.Dominique Wilkins* 18.71
85.Mack Calvin 18.63
86.Bob McAdoo* 18.54
87.Derrick Rose 18.51
88.Mel Daniels* 18.43
89.Chris Bosh* 18.42
90.Zelmo Beaty* 18.42
91.Mike Conley 18.41
92.Rik Smits 18.40
93.Scottie Pippen* 18.35
94.James Worthy* 18.31
95.Carmelo Anthony 18.28
96.Jayson Tatum 18.23
97.Larry Nance 18.13
98.Red Robbins 18.10
99.Terry Cummings 18.07
100.Deron Williams 18.06
101.Paul George 18.04
102.Andrew Bynum 18.02
103.Mark Aguirre 17.99
104.Vince Carter 17.96
105.Brook Lopez 17.90
106.Rajon Rondo 17.79
107.Dikembe Mutombo* 17.79
108.Willis Reed* 17.78
109.Kevin Love 17.74
110.Tom Heinsohn* 17.65
111.Roy Hibbert 17.58
112.Bradley Beal 17.56
113.Al Horford 17.51
114.John Havlicek* 17.51
115.Sam Jones* 17.50
116.Bob Cousy* 17.39
117.Carlos Boozer 17.36
118.DeAndre Jordan 17.33
119.Alvan Adams 17.33
120.Rod Strickland 17.23
121.Paul Pierce* 17.18
122.Mark Price 17.17
123.Gail Goodrich* 17.17
124.Jason Kidd* 17.10
125.Bill Sharman* 17.07
126.Calvin Murphy* 17.05
127.Josh Smith 17.04
128.Bob Netolicky 17.03
129.Terry Porter 17.00
130.Bob Dandridge* 16.97
131.Jim Pollard* 16.93
132.Draymond Green 16.92
133.Marc Gasol 16.89
134.Vern Mikkelsen* 16.88
135.Paul Millsap 16.86
136.Tim Thomas 16.86
137.Walt Bellamy* 16.84
138.Jrue Holiday 16.84
139.Tony Parker 16.83
140.Zach Randolph 16.81
141.David West 16.78
142.Steve Smith 16.71
143.Shawn Marion 16.65
144.DeMar DeRozan 16.64
145.Dave Cowens* 16.63
146.Maurice Cheeks* 16.61
147.Latrell Sprewell 16.60
148.Vlade Divac* 16.59
149.Hersey Hawkins 16.59
150.Calvin Natt 16.58
151.Robert Parish* 16.57
152.Lamar Odom 16.55
153.Jeff Hornacek 16.52
154.Bobby Jones* 16.52
155.Toni Kukoč* 16.50
156.Antawn Jamison 16.50
157.Maurice Lucas 16.47
158.Cincinnatus Powell 16.46
159.Antonio Daniels 16.45
160.Serge Ibaka 16.43
161.Earl Monroe* 16.43
162.Chet Walker* 16.43
163.Paul Westphal* 16.43
164.Jerome Kersey 16.43
165.Joakim Noah 16.42
166.Lou Hudson 16.41
167.Kiki Vandeweghe 16.41
168.Don Nelson* 16.39
169.Jim Eakins 16.35
170.Richard Hamilton 16.30
171.Frank Ramsey* 16.27
172.Ray Allen* 16.27
173.Ben Wallace* 16.24
174.Larry Kenon 16.17
175.Doc Rivers 16.17
176.Cedric Maxwell 16.14
177.Josh Howard 16.13
178.Jerry Lucas* 16.05
179.Andre Miller 16.03
180.Zydrunas Ilgauskas 15.96
181.Mark Jackson 15.94
182.Darryl Dawkins 15.94
183.Donnie Freeman 15.90
184.Sam Cassell 15.89
185.Clifford Ray 15.88
186.Vinnie Johnson 15.81
187.Kyle Lowry 15.78
188.Jermaine O'Neal 15.74
189.Chris Mullin* 15.74
190.Horace Grant 15.71
191.Tim Hardaway 15.70
192.Khris Middleton 15.69
193.Rolando Blackman 15.66
194.Ron Boone 15.62
195.Red Kerr 15.60
196.Bailey Howell* 15.58
197.Marcus Camby 15.56
198.Sidney Moncrief* 15.55
199.Rasheed Wallace 15.52
200.Marcin Gortat 15.46
201.Goran Dragić 15.44
202.Byron Beck 15.44
203.Phil Chenier 15.41
204.Gary Payton* 15.41
205.Luol Deng 15.40
206.CJ McCollum 15.40
207.Norm Nixon 15.36
208.Kerry Kittles 15.35
209.Charlie Ward 15.34
210.Jaylen Brown 15.33
211.Cazzie Russell 15.29
212.Rashard Lewis 15.27
213.Nenê Hilário 15.24
214.Tristan Thompson 15.21
215.Ricky Pierce 15.21
216.Freddie Lewis 15.21
217.Nate Thurmond* 15.20
218.Steven Adams 15.19
219.Mookie Blaylock 15.18
220.Ron Harper 15.17
221.Avery Johnson 15.15
222.Jo Jo White* 15.13
223.Reggie Jackson 15.10
224.Antonio McDyess 15.08
225.Bob Love 15.08
226.Taj Gibson 15.07
227.Eddie Jones 15.06
228.Dave DeBusschere* 15.02
229.Wes Unseld* 15.01
230.Archie Clark 15.00
231.Allan Houston 14.99
232.Jeff Teague 14.97
233.Jack Marin 14.93
234.Jason Terry 14.92
235.Bill Keller 14.87
236.Kenyon Martin 14.83
237.Trooper Washington 14.80
238.Peja Stojaković 14.79
239.Ralph Simpson 14.79
240.Kenny Smith 14.76
241.Antonio Davis 14.75
242.Hal Greer* 14.75
243.John Starks 14.74
244.Goose Ligon 14.73
245.Detlef Schrempf 14.71
246.Billy Paultz 14.71
247.Marvin Webster 14.71
248.Doug Moe 14.69
249.Boris Diaw 14.67
250.Jack Sikma* 14.66

ABA

ABA Table
Rank Player PER
1.Julius Erving* 27.42
2.Artis Gilmore* 22.29
3.Zelmo Beaty* 21.79
4.George McGinnis* 21.68
5.Dan Issel* 20.12
6.Jimmy Jones 19.45
7.Willie Wise 19.34
8.Mack Calvin 18.95
9.Roger Brown* 18.86
10.Mel Daniels* 18.43
11.Red Robbins 18.10
12.Bob Netolicky 17.03
13.Billy Paultz 16.86
14.Jim Eakins 16.51
15.Cincinnatus Powell 16.46
16.Ron Boone 15.98
17.Donnie Freeman 15.90
18.Byron Beck 15.60
19.Ralph Simpson 15.54
20.Freddie Lewis 15.19
21.Bill Keller 14.87
22.Trooper Washington 14.80
23.Goose Ligon 14.73
24.Doug Moe 14.69
25.Darel Carrier 14.25
26.Louie Dampier* 14.06
27.Larry Brown* 13.26
28.Darnell Hillman 12.68
29.Glen Combs 11.45
30.Gerald Govan 10.05

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player PER
1.Michael Jordan* 28.60
2.George Mikan* 28.51
3.LeBron James 28.24
4.Nikola Jokić 27.51
5.Shaquille O'Neal* 26.13
6.Hakeem Olajuwon* 25.69
7.Giannis Antetokounmpo 25.63
8.Kevin Durant 24.62
9.Tim Duncan* 24.28
10.Kawhi Leonard 24.20
11.Charles Barkley* 24.18
12.Dirk Nowitzki 23.82
13.Chris Paul 23.66
14.Tracy McGrady* 23.40
15.Dolph Schayes* 23.29
16.Jerry West* 23.06
17.David Robinson* 23.02
18.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 23.01
19.Stephen Curry 23.00
20.Magic Johnson* 22.95
21.James Harden 22.87
22.Wilt Chamberlain* 22.75
23.Bob Pettit* 22.59
24.Kobe Bryant* 22.40
25.Dwyane Wade 22.37
26.Russell Westbrook 22.21
27.Elgin Baylor* 21.83
28.Amar'e Stoudemire 21.75
29.Dwight Howard 21.63
30.Larry Bird* 21.41
31.Moses Malone* 21.40
32.Baron Davis 21.36
33.Allen Iverson* 21.24
34.Kyrie Irving 21.22
35.Karl Malone* 21.12
36.Kevin Garnett* 21.12
37.Oscar Robertson* 20.99
38.George Gervin* 20.97
39.Cliff Hagan* 20.84
40.Bob Lanier* 20.81
41.George Yardley* 20.72
42.Blake Griffin 20.61
43.Shawn Kemp 20.55
44.Gus Williams 20.37
45.Paul Arizin* 20.33
46.Rick Barry* 20.33
47.Pau Gasol 20.20
48.Julius Erving* 19.96
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.Damian Lillard 19.76
56.Anfernee Hardaway 19.76
57.Dan Issel* 19.76
58.Clyde Lovellette* 19.72
59.Clyde Drexler* 19.71
60.LaMarcus Aldridge 19.65
61.Patrick Ewing* 19.63
62.Reggie Miller* 19.54
63.Bill Russell* 19.40
64.Kevin McHale* 19.36
65.Adrian Dantley* 19.33
66.Manu Ginóbili 19.33
67.Clint Capela 19.23
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.Jimmy Butler 19.00
75.Chris Webber* 18.87
76.Brad Daugherty 18.73
77.Fred Brown 18.71
78.Dominique Wilkins* 18.71
79.Bob McAdoo* 18.54
80.Derrick Rose 18.51
81.Chris Bosh* 18.42
82.Mike Conley 18.41
83.Rik Smits 18.40
84.Scottie Pippen* 18.35
85.James Worthy* 18.31
86.Carmelo Anthony 18.28
87.Jayson Tatum 18.23
88.Larry Nance 18.13
89.Terry Cummings 18.07
90.Deron Williams 18.06
91.Paul George 18.04
92.Andrew Bynum 18.02
93.Mark Aguirre 17.99
94.Vince Carter 17.96
95.Brook Lopez 17.90
96.Rajon Rondo 17.79
97.Dikembe Mutombo* 17.79
98.Willis Reed* 17.78
99.Kevin Love 17.74
100.Tom Heinsohn* 17.65
101.Roy Hibbert 17.58
102.Bradley Beal 17.56
103.Al Horford 17.51
104.John Havlicek* 17.51
105.Sam Jones* 17.50
106.Bob Cousy* 17.39
107.Carlos Boozer 17.36
108.DeAndre Jordan 17.33
109.Alvan Adams 17.33
110.Rod Strickland 17.23
111.Paul Pierce* 17.18
112.Mark Price 17.17
113.Gail Goodrich* 17.17
114.Jason Kidd* 17.10
115.Bill Sharman* 17.07
116.Calvin Murphy* 17.05
117.Josh Smith 17.04
118.Terry Porter 17.00
119.Bob Dandridge* 16.97
120.Jim Pollard* 16.93
121.Draymond Green 16.92
122.Marc Gasol 16.89
123.Vern Mikkelsen* 16.88
124.Paul Millsap 16.86
125.Tim Thomas 16.86
126.Walt Bellamy* 16.84
127.Jrue Holiday 16.84
128.Tony Parker 16.83
129.Zach Randolph 16.81
130.David West 16.78
131.Steve Smith 16.71
132.Shawn Marion 16.65
133.DeMar DeRozan 16.64
134.Dave Cowens* 16.63
135.Maurice Cheeks* 16.61
136.Latrell Sprewell 16.60
137.Vlade Divac* 16.59
138.Hersey Hawkins 16.59
139.Calvin Natt 16.58
140.Robert Parish* 16.57
141.Lamar Odom 16.55
142.Bobby Jones* 16.54
143.Jeff Hornacek 16.52
144.Toni Kukoč* 16.50
145.Antawn Jamison 16.50
146.Antonio Daniels 16.45
147.Serge Ibaka 16.43
148.Earl Monroe* 16.43
149.Chet Walker* 16.43
150.Paul Westphal* 16.43
151.Jerome Kersey 16.43
152.Joakim Noah 16.42
153.Lou Hudson 16.41
154.Kiki Vandeweghe 16.41
155.Don Nelson* 16.39
156.Richard Hamilton 16.30
157.Frank Ramsey* 16.27
158.Ray Allen* 16.27
159.Ben Wallace* 16.24
160.Maurice Lucas 16.17
161.Doc Rivers 16.17
162.Cedric Maxwell 16.14
163.Josh Howard 16.13
164.Jerry Lucas* 16.05
165.Andre Miller 16.03
166.Zydrunas Ilgauskas 15.96
167.Mark Jackson 15.94
168.Darryl Dawkins 15.94
169.Sam Cassell 15.89
170.Clifford Ray 15.88
171.Vinnie Johnson 15.81
172.Kyle Lowry 15.78
173.Jermaine O'Neal 15.74
174.Chris Mullin* 15.74
175.Horace Grant 15.71
176.Tim Hardaway 15.70
177.Khris Middleton 15.69
178.Rolando Blackman 15.66
179.Red Kerr 15.60
180.Bailey Howell* 15.58
181.Marcus Camby 15.56
182.Sidney Moncrief* 15.55
183.Zelmo Beaty* 15.54
184.Rasheed Wallace 15.52
185.Marcin Gortat 15.46
186.Goran Dragić 15.44
187.Phil Chenier 15.41
188.Gary Payton* 15.41
189.Luol Deng 15.40
190.CJ McCollum 15.40
191.Norm Nixon 15.36
192.Kerry Kittles 15.35
193.Charlie Ward 15.34
194.Jaylen Brown 15.33
195.Cazzie Russell 15.29
196.Rashard Lewis 15.27
197.Nenê Hilário 15.24
198.Tristan Thompson 15.21
199.Ricky Pierce 15.21
200.Nate Thurmond* 15.20
201.Steven Adams 15.19
202.Mookie Blaylock 15.18
203.Ron Harper 15.17
204.Avery Johnson 15.15
205.Jo Jo White* 15.13
206.Reggie Jackson 15.10
207.Antonio McDyess 15.08
208.Bob Love 15.08
209.Taj Gibson 15.07
210.Eddie Jones 15.06
211.Dave DeBusschere* 15.02
212.Wes Unseld* 15.01
213.Archie Clark 15.00
214.Allan Houston 14.99
215.Jeff Teague 14.97
216.Jack Marin 14.93
217.Jason Terry 14.92
218.Kenyon Martin 14.83
219.Peja Stojaković 14.79
220.Kenny Smith 14.76
221.Antonio Davis 14.75
222.Hal Greer* 14.75
223.John Starks 14.74
224.Detlef Schrempf 14.71
225.Boris Diaw 14.67
226.Jack Sikma* 14.66
227.Drew Gooden 14.64
228.Jamaal Wilkes* 14.54
229.Jalen Rose 14.53
230.Jeff Mullins 14.52
231.Paul Pressey 14.49
232.Larry Johnson 14.46
233.Robert Horry 14.45
234.Eddie Johnson 14.45
235.Bill Laimbeer 14.45
236.Andrew Toney 14.44
237.Happy Hairston 14.44
238.Joe Dumars* 14.43
239.Dennis Johnson* 14.42
240.Hot Rod Williams 14.39
241.Mehmet Okur 14.35
242.Dick Barnett 14.29
243.Nick Van Exel 14.27
244.Lenny Wilkens* 14.25
245.Sam Perkins 14.25
246.Glen Rice 14.23
247.Derek Harper 14.21
248.Otis Thorpe 14.20
249.Scott Williams 14.12
250.Tom Chambers 14.09