NBA Progressive Playoff Leaders and Records for Value Over Replacement Player

Active players are listed in bold.
Members of the Hall of Fame are marked with an asterisk (*).

Table
  Year-by-Year VORP   Active VORP   Career VORP   Single Season VORP
1973-74Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2.24   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2.24   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2.24   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2.24
1974-75Rick Barry* 1.66   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2.24   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2.24   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2.24
1975-76Dave Cowens* 1.26   Dave Cowens* 2.56   Dave Cowens* 2.56   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2.24
1976-77Julius Erving* 1.80   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3.93   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 3.93   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2.24
1977-78Elvin Hayes* 1.33   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 4.12   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 4.12   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2.24
1978-79Gus Williams 1.34   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 5.04   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 5.04   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2.24
1979-80Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 1.71   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 6.74   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 6.74   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2.24
1980-81Larry Bird* 1.84   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 6.94   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 6.94   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2.24
1981-82Julius Erving* 1.97   Julius Erving* 7.78   Julius Erving* 7.78   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2.24
1982-83Magic Johnson* 1.44   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 8.87   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 8.87   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2.24
1983-84Larry Bird* 2.95   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 10.46   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 10.46   Larry Bird* 2.95
1984-85Larry Bird* 1.65   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 11.61   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 11.61   Larry Bird* 2.95
1985-86Larry Bird* 2.30   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 12.45   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 12.45   Larry Bird* 2.95
1986-87Larry Bird* 2.11   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 13.09   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 13.09   Larry Bird* 2.95
1987-88Magic Johnson* 2.18   Larry Bird* 14.58   Larry Bird* 14.58   Larry Bird* 2.95
1988-89Michael Jordan* 2.54   Magic Johnson* 15.16   Magic Johnson* 15.16   Larry Bird* 2.95
1989-90Michael Jordan* 2.68   Magic Johnson* 16.11   Magic Johnson* 16.11   Larry Bird* 2.95
1990-91Michael Jordan* 2.89   Magic Johnson* 18.10   Magic Johnson* 18.10   Larry Bird* 2.95
1991-92Michael Jordan* 2.78   Larry Bird* 15.35   Magic Johnson* 18.10   Larry Bird* 2.95
1992-93Michael Jordan* 2.66   Michael Jordan* 16.50   Magic Johnson* 18.10   Larry Bird* 2.95
1993-94Hakeem Olajuwon* 2.64   Hakeem Olajuwon* 8.56   Magic Johnson* 18.10   Larry Bird* 2.95
1994-95Hakeem Olajuwon* 1.74   Michael Jordan* 17.55   Magic Johnson* 18.10   Larry Bird* 2.95
1995-96Michael Jordan* 2.35   Michael Jordan* 19.90   Michael Jordan* 19.90   Larry Bird* 2.95
1996-97Michael Jordan* 2.42   Michael Jordan* 22.32   Michael Jordan* 22.32   Larry Bird* 2.95
1997-98Michael Jordan* 2.41   Michael Jordan* 24.73   Michael Jordan* 24.73   Larry Bird* 2.95
1998-99Tim Duncan* 1.60   Scottie Pippen* 12.80   Michael Jordan* 24.73   Larry Bird* 2.95
1999-00Shaquille O'Neal* 2.57   Scottie Pippen* 13.93   Michael Jordan* 24.73   Larry Bird* 2.95
2000-01Allen Iverson* 2.08   Scottie Pippen* 13.94   Michael Jordan* 24.73   Larry Bird* 2.95
2001-02Shaquille O'Neal* 1.87   Michael Jordan* 24.73   Michael Jordan* 24.73   Larry Bird* 2.95
2002-03Tim Duncan* 3.15   Michael Jordan* 24.73   Michael Jordan* 24.73   Tim Duncan* 3.15
2003-04Kobe Bryant* 1.79   Scottie Pippen* 14.18   Michael Jordan* 24.73   Tim Duncan* 3.15
2004-05Manu Ginóbili* 2.19   Shaquille O'Neal* 14.49   Michael Jordan* 24.73   Tim Duncan* 3.15
2005-06Dirk Nowitzki 2.75   Shaquille O'Neal* 15.06   Michael Jordan* 24.73   Tim Duncan* 3.15
2006-07LeBron James 2.24   Shaquille O'Neal* 15.12   Michael Jordan* 24.73   Tim Duncan* 3.15
2007-08Kevin Garnett* 2.15   Shaquille O'Neal* 15.26   Michael Jordan* 24.73   Tim Duncan* 3.15
2008-09LeBron James 2.86   Shaquille O'Neal* 15.26   Michael Jordan* 24.73   Tim Duncan* 3.15
2009-10Kobe Bryant* 2.11   Shaquille O'Neal* 15.33   Michael Jordan* 24.73   Tim Duncan* 3.15
2010-11Dwyane Wade 2.17   Shaquille O'Neal* 15.32   Michael Jordan* 24.73   Tim Duncan* 3.15
2011-12LeBron James 3.12   Kobe Bryant* 16.15   Michael Jordan* 24.73   Tim Duncan* 3.15
2012-13LeBron James 2.99   LeBron James 18.01   Michael Jordan* 24.73   Tim Duncan* 3.15
2013-14LeBron James 2.38   LeBron James 20.39   Michael Jordan* 24.73   Tim Duncan* 3.15
2014-15Stephen Curry 2.25   LeBron James 22.47   Michael Jordan* 24.73   Tim Duncan* 3.15
2015-16LeBron James 2.71   LeBron James 25.17   LeBron James 25.17   Tim Duncan* 3.15
2016-17LeBron James 2.24   LeBron James 27.41   LeBron James 27.41   Tim Duncan* 3.15
2017-18LeBron James 3.40   LeBron James 30.81   LeBron James 30.81   LeBron James 3.40
2018-19Kawhi Leonard 2.86   LeBron James 30.81   LeBron James 30.81   LeBron James 3.40
2019-20LeBron James 2.45   LeBron James 33.26   LeBron James 33.26   LeBron James 3.40
2020-21Giannis Antetokounmpo 2.40   LeBron James 33.90   LeBron James 33.90   LeBron James 3.40
2021-22Jimmy Butler 1.77   LeBron James 33.90   LeBron James 33.90   LeBron James 3.40