NBA & ABA Progressive Leaders and Records for Box Plus/Minus

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

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  Year-by-Year BPM   Active BPM   Career BPM   Single Season BPM
1973-74Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 8.51               Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 8.51
1974-75Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 8.03               Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 8.51
1975-76Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 10.19               Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 10.19
1976-77Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 10.76               Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 10.76
1977-78Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 9.02   Bob McAdoo* 4.31   Bob McAdoo* 4.31   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 10.76
1978-79Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 7.75   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 9.06   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 9.06   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 10.76
1979-80Julius Erving* 7.19   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 8.70   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 8.70   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 10.76
1980-81Julius Erving* 7.98   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 8.28   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 8.28   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 10.76
1981-82Magic Johnson* 8.30   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 7.88   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 7.88   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 10.76
1982-83Larry Bird* 7.60   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 7.53   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 7.53   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 10.76
1983-84Larry Bird* 7.75   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 7.14   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 7.14   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 10.76
1984-85Larry Bird* 8.46   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 6.98   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 6.98   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 10.76
1985-86Larry Bird* 9.14   Larry Bird* 7.26   Larry Bird* 7.26   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 10.76
1986-87Charles Barkley* 9.25   Larry Bird* 7.50   Larry Bird* 7.50   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 10.76
1987-88Michael Jordan* 12.17   Larry Bird* 7.64   Larry Bird* 7.64   Michael Jordan* 12.17
1988-89Michael Jordan* 12.56   Larry Bird* 7.59   Larry Bird* 7.59   Michael Jordan* 12.56
1989-90Michael Jordan* 10.56   Michael Jordan* 10.28   Michael Jordan* 10.28   Michael Jordan* 12.56
1990-91Michael Jordan* 10.76   Michael Jordan* 10.35   Michael Jordan* 10.35   Michael Jordan* 12.56
1991-92David Robinson* 9.96   Michael Jordan* 10.11   Michael Jordan* 10.11   Michael Jordan* 12.56
1992-93Michael Jordan* 9.48   Michael Jordan* 10.04   Michael Jordan* 10.04   Michael Jordan* 12.56
1993-94David Robinson* 10.91   David Robinson* 8.46   Michael Jordan* 10.04   Michael Jordan* 12.56
1994-95David Robinson* 8.42   Michael Jordan* 9.85   Michael Jordan* 9.85   Michael Jordan* 12.56
1995-96David Robinson* 9.15   Michael Jordan* 9.73   Michael Jordan* 9.73   Michael Jordan* 12.56
1996-97Karl Malone* 8.45   Michael Jordan* 9.44   Michael Jordan* 9.44   Michael Jordan* 12.56
1997-98David Robinson* 7.79   Michael Jordan* 9.01   Michael Jordan* 9.01   Michael Jordan* 12.56
1998-99David Robinson* 7.43   David Robinson* 8.37   Michael Jordan* 9.01   Michael Jordan* 12.56
1999-00Shaquille O'Neal* 9.68   David Robinson* 8.11   Michael Jordan* 9.01   Michael Jordan* 12.56
2000-01Shaquille O'Neal* 7.29   David Robinson* 7.90   Michael Jordan* 9.01   Michael Jordan* 12.56
2001-02Tim Duncan 7.62   Michael Jordan* 8.65   Michael Jordan* 8.65   Michael Jordan* 12.56
2002-03Tracy McGrady 9.68   Michael Jordan* 8.09   Michael Jordan* 8.09   Michael Jordan* 12.56
2003-04Kevin Garnett 9.93   Tim Duncan 6.39   Michael Jordan* 8.09   Michael Jordan* 12.56
2004-05Kevin Garnett 9.71   Tim Duncan 6.39   Michael Jordan* 8.09   Michael Jordan* 12.56
2005-06LeBron James 9.26   Kevin Garnett 6.51   Michael Jordan* 8.09   Michael Jordan* 12.56
2006-07Dwyane Wade 8.40   Kevin Garnett 6.38   Michael Jordan* 8.09   Michael Jordan* 12.56
2007-08LeBron James 11.23   LeBron James 7.65   Michael Jordan* 8.09   Michael Jordan* 12.56
2008-09LeBron James 12.99   LeBron James 8.50   LeBron James 8.50   LeBron James 12.99
2009-10LeBron James 12.53   LeBron James 9.04   LeBron James 9.04   LeBron James 12.99
2010-11LeBron James 8.57   LeBron James 8.99   LeBron James 8.99   LeBron James 12.99
2011-12LeBron James 10.96   LeBron James 9.15   LeBron James 9.15   LeBron James 12.99
2012-13LeBron James 11.56   LeBron James 9.38   LeBron James 9.38   LeBron James 12.99
2013-14LeBron James 8.91   LeBron James 9.34   LeBron James 9.34   LeBron James 12.99
2014-15Russell Westbrook 11.02   LeBron James 9.21   LeBron James 9.21   LeBron James 12.99
2015-16Stephen Curry 12.45   LeBron James 9.20   LeBron James 9.20   LeBron James 12.99
2016-17Russell Westbrook 14.81   LeBron James 9.13   LeBron James 9.13   Russell Westbrook 14.81
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