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NBA Individual Regular Season Records for Field Goal Attempts

Most seasons leading league, field goal attempts

9 Michael Jordan
7 Wilt Chamberlain
6 Kobe Bryant

Most consecutive seasons leading league, field goal attempts

7 Wilt Chamberlain 1959-60—1965-66
4 Michael Jordan 1989-90—1992-93
3 Joe Fulks 1946-47—1948-49
3 George Mikan 1949-50—1951-52
3 Elvin Hayes 1968-69—1970-71
3 Michael Jordan 1995-96—1997-98
3 Kobe Bryant 2005-06—2007-08
3 Kobe Bryant 2010-11—2012-13

Most field goal attempts, career

28307 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
26210 Karl Malone
24537 Michael Jordan

Most field goal attempts, season

3159 Wilt Chamberlain 1961-62
2770 Wilt Chamberlain 1962-63
2457 Wilt Chamberlain 1960-61

Most field goal attempts, rookie, season

2311 Wilt Chamberlain 1959-60
2082 Elvin Hayes 1968-69
1875 Walt Bellamy 1961-62

Most field goal attempts, game

63 Wilt Chamberlain Mar 2, 1962
62 Wilt Chamberlain Dec 8, 1961
60 Wilt Chamberlain Oct 28, 1962

Most field goal attempts, one half

37 Wilt Chamberlain Mar 2, 1962 2nd Half
34 George Gervin Apr 9, 1978 1st Half
32 Wilt Chamberlain Jan 24, 1962

Most field goal attempts, one quarter

21 Wilt Chamberlain Mar 2, 1962 4th Qtr.
20 Wilt Chamberlain Jan 24, 1962
20 George Gervin Apr 9, 1978 2nd Qtr.