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NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Points

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Members of the Hall of Fame are marked with an asterisk (*).

NBA/ABA

Rank Player PTS
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387
2. Karl Malone* 36928
3. Kobe Bryant 32331
4. Michael Jordan* 32292
5. Wilt Chamberlain* 31419
6. Julius Erving* 30026
7. Moses Malone* 29580
8. Shaquille O'Neal 28596
9. Dan Issel* 27482
10. Elvin Hayes* 27313
11. Dirk Nowitzki 27257
12. Hakeem Olajuwon* 26946
13. Oscar Robertson* 26710
14. Dominique Wilkins* 26668
15. George Gervin* 26595
16. John Havlicek* 26395
17. Kevin Garnett 25778
18. Alex English* 25613
19. Paul Pierce 25334
20. Reggie Miller* 25279
  Rick Barry* 25279
22. Tim Duncan 25235
23. Jerry West* 25192
24. Artis Gilmore* 24941
25. Patrick Ewing* 24815
26. Ray Allen 24505
27. Allen Iverson 24368
28. Charles Barkley* 23757
29. LeBron James 23754
30. Vince Carter 23336
31. Robert Parish* 23334
32. Adrian Dantley* 23177
33. Elgin Baylor* 23149
34. Clyde Drexler* 22195
35. Gary Payton* 21813
36. Larry Bird* 21791
37. Hal Greer* 21586
38. Walt Bellamy* 20941
39. Bob Pettit* 20880
40. David Robinson* 20790
41. Carmelo Anthony 20520
42. Mitch Richmond* 20497
43. Tom Chambers 20049
44. Antawn Jamison 20042
45. John Stockton* 19711
46. Bernard King* 19655
47. Clifford Robinson 19591
48. Walter Davis 19521
49. Terry Cummings 19460
50. Bob Lanier* 19248
51. Eddie Johnson 19202
52. Gail Goodrich* 19181
53. Reggie Theus 19015
54. Dale Ellis 19004
55. Scottie Pippen* 18940
56. Chet Walker* 18831
57. Isiah Thomas* 18822
58. Bob McAdoo* 18787
59. Mark Aguirre 18458
60. Dolph Schayes* 18438
61. Tracy McGrady 18381
62. Glen Rice 18336
63. Dave Bing* 18327
64. World B. Free 17955
65. Calvin Murphy* 17949
66. Lou Hudson 17940
67. Chris Mullin* 17911
68. Dwyane Wade 17909
69. Lenny Wilkens* 17772
70. Bailey Howell* 17770
71. Magic Johnson* 17707
72. Jason Terry 17645
73. Rolando Blackman 17623
74. Otis Thorpe 17600
75. Shawn Marion 17553
76. Jason Kidd 17529
77. Joe Johnson 17521
78. Earl Monroe* 17454
79. Ron Boone 17437
80. Steve Nash 17387
81. Kevin McHale* 17335
82. Michael Finley 17306
83. Jack Sikma 17287
84. Kevin Willis 17253
85. Jeff Malone 17231
86. Chris Webber 17182
87. Grant Hill 17137
88. Spencer Haywood 17111
89. George McGinnis 17009
90. Pau Gasol 16968
91. Bob Cousy* 16960
92. Buck Williams 16784
93. Latrell Sprewell 16712
94. Elton Brand 16686
95. Tiny Archibald* 16481
96. Jerry Stackhouse 16409
97. Joe Dumars* 16401
98. Tony Parker 16355
99. James Worthy* 16320
100. Billy Cunningham* 16310
101. Stephon Marbury 16297
102. Paul Arizin* 16266
103. Randy Smith 16262
104. Juwan Howard 16159
105. Derek Harper 16006
  Rasheed Wallace 16006
107. Kiki Vandeweghe 15980
108. Pete Maravich* 15948
109. Andre Miller 15879
110. Jack Twyman* 15840
111. Chauncey Billups 15802
112. Detlef Schrempf 15761
113. Chris Bosh 15747
114. Richard Hamilton 15708
115. Larry Nance 15687
116. Jeff Hornacek 15659
117. Antoine Walker 15647
118. Sam Cassell 15635
119. Terry Porter 15586
120. Walt Frazier* 15581
121. Rashard Lewis 15579
122. Dennis Johnson* 15535
123. Bob Dandridge 15530
124. Sam Jones* 15411
125. Tim Hardaway 15373
126. Amar'e Stoudemire 15359
127. Dick Barnett 15358
128. Shawn Kemp 15347
129. Jamal Crawford 15325
130. Sam Perkins 15324
131. John Drew 15291
132. Louie Dampier 15279
133. Zelmo Beaty 15207
134. Byron Scott 15097
135. Dick Van Arsdale 15079
136. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 15028
137. Kevin Durant 15023
138. Mike Mitchell 15016
139. Zach Randolph 14921
140. Cliff Hagan* 14870
141. James Edwards 14862
142. Maurice Lucas 14857
143. Charlie Scott 14837
144. Mike Bibby 14698
145. Richie Guerin* 14676
146. Jamaal Wilkes* 14644
147. Purvis Short 14607
148. Allan Houston 14551
149. Bill Russell* 14522
150. Jason Richardson 14472
151. Hersey Hawkins 14470
152. Ricky Pierce 14467
153. Rod Strickland 14463
154. Nate Thurmond* 14437
155. Jo Jo White 14399
156. Alonzo Mourning* 14311
157. Dwight Howard 14266
158. Glenn Robinson 14234
159. Tom Van Arsdale 14232
160. Eddie Jones 14155
161. Gus Williams 14093
162. Dave DeBusschere* 14053
  Jerry Lucas* 14053
164. Fred Brown 14018
165. Ron Harper 13910
  Alvan Adams 13910
167. Billy Knight 13901
168. Bob Love 13895
169. Marques Johnson 13892
170. Chuck Person 13858
171. Bill Laimbeer 13790
172. Richard Jefferson 13684
173. Peja Stojakovic 13647
174. Orlando Woolridge 13623
175. Xavier McDaniel 13606
176. Dave Cowens* 13516
177. Carlos Boozer 13452
178. Baron Davis 13447
179. Steve Smith 13430
180. David Thompson* 13422
181. Vlade Divac 13398
182. Rudy Tomjanovich 13383
183. Jermaine O'Neal 13309
184. Al Harrington 13237
185. Jalen Rose 13220
186. Corey Maggette 13198
187. Kevin Johnson 13127
188. Billy Paultz 13099
189. Jeff Mullins 13017
190. Horace Grant 12996
191. Stephen Jackson 12976
192. Bob Boozer 12964
193. Larry Kenon 12954
194. Kendall Gill 12914
195. Derrick Coleman 12884
196. Wayman Tisdale 12878
197. Rik Smits 12871
198. Metta World Peace 12825
199. Mychal Thompson 12810
200. Paul Westphal 12809
201. Sidney Wicks 12803
202. Lamar Odom 12781
203. Mickey Johnson 12748
204. Johnny Newman 12740
205. Bill Cartwright 12713
206. Armen Gilliam 12700
207. Jim Jackson 12690
208. Dell Curry 12670
209. Bill Sharman* 12665
210. Nick Van Exel 12658
211. Joe Caldwell 12619
212. Otis Birdsong 12544
213. Jack Marin 12541
214. Mike Newlin 12507
215. Mark Jackson 12489
216. Red Kerr 12480
217. Joe Barry Carroll 12455
218. Charles Oakley 12417
219. Al Jefferson 12392
220. Darrell Griffith 12391
221. Cazzie Russell 12377
222. Danny Manning 12367
223. A.C. Green 12331
224. Johnny Green 12281
225. Sleepy Floyd 12260
226. Donnie Freeman 12233
227. Antonio McDyess 12227
228. Maurice Cheeks 12195
229. Tom Heinsohn* 12194
230. Willis Reed* 12183
231. Mack Calvin 12172
232. Monta Ellis 12151
233. Kelly Tripucka 12142
234. John Long 12131
235. Caron Butler 12080
236. Norm Nixon 12065
237. David West 12034
238. Freddie Lewis 12033
239. Truck Robinson 11988
240. Josh Smith 11979
241. Michael Redd 11972
242. Cuttino Mobley 11964
  Danny Ainge 11964
244. Mookie Blaylock 11962
245. Clyde Lovellette* 11947
246. Herb Williams 11944
247. Manu Ginobili 11936
248. Chris Paul 11934
249. Sidney Moncrief 11931
250. Scott Wedman 11916

NBA

Rank Player PTS
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387
2. Karl Malone* 36928
3. Kobe Bryant 32331
4. Michael Jordan* 32292
5. Wilt Chamberlain* 31419
6. Shaquille O'Neal 28596
7. Moses Malone* 27409
8. Elvin Hayes* 27313
9. Dirk Nowitzki 27257
10. Hakeem Olajuwon* 26946
11. Oscar Robertson* 26710
12. Dominique Wilkins* 26668
13. John Havlicek* 26395
14. Kevin Garnett 25778
15. Alex English* 25613
16. Paul Pierce 25334
17. Reggie Miller* 25279
18. Tim Duncan 25235
19. Jerry West* 25192
20. Patrick Ewing* 24815
21. Ray Allen 24505
22. Allen Iverson 24368
23. Charles Barkley* 23757
24. LeBron James 23754
25. Vince Carter 23336
26. Robert Parish* 23334
27. Adrian Dantley* 23177
28. Elgin Baylor* 23149
29. Clyde Drexler* 22195
30. Gary Payton* 21813
31. Larry Bird* 21791
32. Hal Greer* 21586
33. Walt Bellamy* 20941
34. Bob Pettit* 20880
35. David Robinson* 20790
36. George Gervin* 20708
37. Carmelo Anthony 20520
38. Mitch Richmond* 20497
39. Tom Chambers 20049
40. Antawn Jamison 20042
41. John Stockton* 19711
42. Bernard King* 19655
43. Clifford Robinson 19591
44. Walter Davis 19521
45. Terry Cummings 19460
46. Bob Lanier* 19248
47. Eddie Johnson 19202
48. Gail Goodrich* 19181
49. Reggie Theus 19015
50. Dale Ellis 19004
51. Scottie Pippen* 18940
52. Chet Walker* 18831
53. Isiah Thomas* 18822
54. Bob McAdoo* 18787
55. Mark Aguirre 18458
56. Dolph Schayes* 18438
57. Rick Barry* 18395
58. Tracy McGrady 18381
59. Julius Erving* 18364
60. Glen Rice 18336
61. Dave Bing* 18327
62. World B. Free 17955
63. Calvin Murphy* 17949
64. Lou Hudson 17940
65. Chris Mullin* 17911
66. Dwyane Wade 17909
67. Lenny Wilkens* 17772
68. Bailey Howell* 17770
69. Magic Johnson* 17707
70. Jason Terry 17645
71. Rolando Blackman 17623
72. Otis Thorpe 17600
73. Shawn Marion 17553
74. Jason Kidd 17529
75. Joe Johnson 17521
76. Earl Monroe* 17454
77. Steve Nash 17387
78. Kevin McHale* 17335
79. Michael Finley 17306
80. Jack Sikma 17287
81. Kevin Willis 17253
82. Jeff Malone 17231
83. Chris Webber 17182
84. Grant Hill 17137
85. Pau Gasol 16968
86. Bob Cousy* 16960
87. Buck Williams 16784
88. Latrell Sprewell 16712
89. Elton Brand 16686
90. Tiny Archibald* 16481
91. Jerry Stackhouse 16409
92. Joe Dumars* 16401
93. Tony Parker 16355
94. James Worthy* 16320
95. Stephon Marbury 16297
96. Paul Arizin* 16266
97. Randy Smith 16262
98. Juwan Howard 16159
99. Derek Harper 16006
  Rasheed Wallace 16006
101. Kiki Vandeweghe 15980
102. Pete Maravich* 15948
103. Andre Miller 15879
104. Jack Twyman* 15840
105. Chauncey Billups 15802
106. Detlef Schrempf 15761
107. Chris Bosh 15747
108. Richard Hamilton 15708
109. Larry Nance 15687
110. Jeff Hornacek 15659
111. Antoine Walker 15647
112. Sam Cassell 15635
113. Terry Porter 15586
114. Walt Frazier* 15581
115. Artis Gilmore* 15579
  Rashard Lewis 15579
117. Dennis Johnson* 15535
118. Bob Dandridge 15530
119. Sam Jones* 15411
120. Tim Hardaway 15373
121. Amar'e Stoudemire 15359
122. Dick Barnett 15358
123. Shawn Kemp 15347
124. Jamal Crawford 15325
125. Sam Perkins 15324
126. John Drew 15291
127. Byron Scott 15097
128. Dick Van Arsdale 15079
129. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 15028
130. Kevin Durant 15023
131. Mike Mitchell 15016
132. Zach Randolph 14921
133. James Edwards 14862
134. Mike Bibby 14698
135. Richie Guerin* 14676
136. Dan Issel* 14659
137. Jamaal Wilkes* 14644
138. Purvis Short 14607
139. Spencer Haywood 14592
140. Allan Houston 14551
141. Bill Russell* 14522
142. Jason Richardson 14472
143. Hersey Hawkins 14470
144. Ricky Pierce 14467
145. Rod Strickland 14463
146. Nate Thurmond* 14437
147. Jo Jo White 14399
148. Alonzo Mourning* 14311
149. Dwight Howard 14266
150. Glenn Robinson 14234
151. Tom Van Arsdale 14232
152. Eddie Jones 14155
153. Gus Williams 14093
154. Jerry Lucas* 14053
  Dave DeBusschere* 14053
156. Fred Brown 14018
157. Ron Harper 13910
  Alvan Adams 13910
159. Bob Love 13895
160. Marques Johnson 13892
161. Chuck Person 13858
162. Bill Laimbeer 13790
163. Richard Jefferson 13684
164. Peja Stojakovic 13647
165. Billy Cunningham* 13626
166. Orlando Woolridge 13623
167. Xavier McDaniel 13606
168. Dave Cowens* 13516
169. Carlos Boozer 13452
170. Baron Davis 13447
  Cliff Hagan* 13447
172. Steve Smith 13430
173. Vlade Divac 13398
174. Rudy Tomjanovich 13383
175. Jermaine O'Neal 13309
176. Al Harrington 13237
177. Jalen Rose 13220
178. Corey Maggette 13198
179. Kevin Johnson 13127
180. Jeff Mullins 13017
181. Horace Grant 12996
182. Stephen Jackson 12976
183. Bob Boozer 12964
184. Kendall Gill 12914
185. Derrick Coleman 12884
186. Wayman Tisdale 12878
187. Rik Smits 12871
188. Metta World Peace 12825
189. Mychal Thompson 12810
190. Paul Westphal 12809
191. Sidney Wicks 12803
192. Lamar Odom 12781
193. Mickey Johnson 12748
194. Johnny Newman 12740
195. Bill Cartwright 12713
196. Armen Gilliam 12700
197. Jim Jackson 12690
198. Dell Curry 12670
199. Bill Sharman* 12665
200. Nick Van Exel 12658
201. Otis Birdsong 12544
202. Jack Marin 12541
203. Mike Newlin 12507
204. Mark Jackson 12489
205. Red Kerr 12480
206. Joe Barry Carroll 12455
207. Charles Oakley 12417
208. Al Jefferson 12392
209. Darrell Griffith 12391
210. Cazzie Russell 12377
211. Danny Manning 12367
212. Maurice Lucas 12339
213. A.C. Green 12331
214. Johnny Green 12281
215. Sleepy Floyd 12260
216. Antonio McDyess 12227
217. Maurice Cheeks 12195
218. Tom Heinsohn* 12194
219. Willis Reed* 12183
220. Monta Ellis 12151
221. Kelly Tripucka 12142
222. John Long 12131
223. Caron Butler 12080
224. Norm Nixon 12065
225. David West 12034
226. Truck Robinson 11988
227. Josh Smith 11979
228. Michael Redd 11972
229. Cuttino Mobley 11964
  Danny Ainge 11964
231. Mookie Blaylock 11962
232. Clyde Lovellette* 11947
233. Herb Williams 11944
234. Manu Ginobili 11936
235. Chris Paul 11934
236. Sidney Moncrief 11931
237. Scott Wedman 11916
238. David Wesley 11842
239. Vin Baker 11839
240. Thurl Bailey 11834
241. Vinnie Johnson 11825
  Jerome Kersey 11825
243. Archie Clark 11819
244. Paul Silas 11782
245. Damon Stoudamire 11763
246. Dick Snyder 11755
247. Gerald Wilkins 11736
248. Dikembe Mutombo 11729
249. Deron Williams 11690
250. Jimmy Walker 11655

ABA

Rank Player PTS
1. Louie Dampier 13726
2. Dan Issel* 12823
3. Ron Boone 12153
4. Mel Daniels* 11739
5. Julius Erving* 11662
6. Freddie Lewis 11660
7. Donnie Freeman 11544
8. Mack Calvin 10620
9. Stew Johnson 10538
10. Roger Brown* 10498
11. Jimmy Jones 10465
12. Steve Jones 10258
13. Ralph Simpson 9953
14. Bob Netolicky 9876
15. Cincinnatus Powell 9746
16. Larry Jones 9651
17. Artis Gilmore* 9362
18. Willie Wise 9110
19. George Carter 8680
20. Byron Beck 8353
21. George McGinnis 7919
22. Red Robbins 7703
23. Billy Paultz 7667
24. Warren Jabali 7666
  Glen Combs 7666
26. Jim Eakins 7627
27. Rich Jones 7562
28. George Thompson 7334
29. Darel Carrier 7011
30. John Beasley 6909
31. Wil Jones 6904
32. Rick Barry* 6884
33. Bob Verga 6814
34. Larry Miller 6595
35. Bill Keller 6588
36. Walter Simon 6414
37. Bill Melchionni 6230
38. Doug Moe 6161
39. Dave Robisch 6155
40. Chuck Williams 6140
41. Zelmo Beaty 6100
42. Charles Williams 6020
43. James Silas 5978
44. George Gervin* 5887
45. Les Hunter 5693
46. Gene Moore 5594
47. Goose Ligon 5560
48. Johnny Neumann 5558
49. Joe Caldwell 5492
50. Warren Davis 5449
51. John Brisker 5349
52. Levern Tart 5316
53. Gerald Govan 5251
54. Arthur Becker 5160
55. Charlie Scott 4800
56. Fatty Taylor 4797
57. Ronald Franz 4733
58. Randy Denton 4510
59. Trooper Washington 4499
60. Larry Kenon 4419
61. Ira Harge 4396
62. Bob Warren 4347
63. Tom Owens 4286
64. Donald Sidle 4247
65. George Lehmann 4245
66. Larry Brown* 4229
67. Darnell Hillman 4195
68. Manny Leaks 4188
69. Joe Hamilton 4145
70. Mike Lewis 4081
71. Gene Littles 4066
72. John Roche 3987
73. Bo Lamar 3976
74. Randolph Mahaffey 3815
75. Brian Taylor 3804
76. Wayne Hightower 3720
77. Caldwell Jones 3652
78. Ted McClain 3611
79. Lonnie Wright 3590
80. Julian Hammond 3547
81. George Stone 3530
82. Lee Davis 3511
83. Wendell Ladner 3474
84. Marvin Barnes 3465
85. Larry Cannon 3428
86. Bird Averitt 3349
87. Billy Knight 3340
88. Rick Mount 3330
89. Al Smith 3298
90. Connie Hawkins* 3295
91. Marv Roberts 3287
92. Skeeter Swift 3279
93. Mike Green 3239
94. John Williamson 3215
95. Julius Keye 3161
96. George Irvine 3093
97. Willie Somerset 3084
98. Jackie Moreland 3046
99. Swen Nater 3037
100. Mervin Jackson 3032
101. Willie Murrell 2988
102. Gary Bradds 2962
103. Stephen Chubin 2904
104. Chico Vaughn 2901
105. Frank Card 2894
106. Mike Gale 2831
107. Billy Cunningham* 2684
108. Mike Jackson 2683
109. Goo Kennedy 2674
110. Travis Grant 2639
111. Charles Beasley 2633
112. Oliver Taylor 2539
113. Spencer Haywood 2519
114. Maurice Lucas 2518
115. Art Heyman 2511
116. George Peeples 2502
117. Mike Barrett 2500
118. Bobby Jones 2480
119. Simmie Hill 2449
120. Collis Jones 2426
121. Willie Long 2418
122. Don Buse 2405
123. Maurice McHartley 2351
124. Dave Twardzik 2311
125. Sonny Dove 2284
126. Bob Bedell 2257
127. Skip Thoren 2239
128. Ron Perry 2228
129. Coby Dietrick 2225
130. Tony Jackson 2190
131. Moses Malone* 2171
132. David Thompson* 2158
  Gus Gerard 2158
  Mike Butler 2158
135. Jim Chones 2157
136. Ed Manning 2123
137. Sam Smith 2097
138. Andrew Anderson 2081
139. Ollie Darden 2047
140. Ed Johnson 2039
141. Jeffrey Congdon 1995
142. Ben Warley 1919
143. Kevin Joyce 1906
144. Willard Sojourner 1868
145. Neil Johnson 1835
146. Jimmy O'Brien 1795
147. Bernie Williams 1732
148. Jim McDaniels 1731
149. Dan Anderson 1707
150. George Adams 1652
151. Claude Terry 1647
152. Len Elmore 1621
153. George Karl 1618
154. Craig Raymond 1603
155. Tim Bassett 1543
156. Mike Barr 1519
157. Arvesta Kelly 1506
158. Will Frazier 1499
159. Bill McGill 1481
160. Walter Piatkowski 1465
161. Ray Scott 1445
162. John Barnhill 1437
163. Wayne Chapman 1432
164. Cliff Hagan* 1423
165. Ticky Burden 1413
166. Dave Lattin 1398
167. Jim Hadnot 1344
168. Hank Whitney 1339
169. Henry Logan 1258
170. Bobby Rascoe 1228
171. Samuel Robinson 1223
172. Johnny Baum 1206
173. Charles Edge 1201
174. Al Skinner 1198
175. Leary Lentz 1179
176. Larry Bunce 1142
177. Jim Ard 1138
178. Tommie Bowens 1132
179. Bobby Lloyd 1127
180. Jimmy Rayl 1125
181. Rich Niemann 1117
182. Al Tucker 1110
183. Larry Finch 1106
184. Lester Selvage 1103
185. Jan Van Breda Kolff 1100
186. Jesse Branson 1086
187. Ronald Thomas 1051
188. Steven Kramer 1048
189. Mel Peterson 1030
190. John Fairchild 1025
191. David Vaughn 998
192. Keith Swagerty 987
193. Barry Parkhill 970
194. Jim Caldwell 968
  Billy Shepherd 968
196. Ervin Inniger 964
197. Tom Hoover 961
198. Patrick McFarland 947
199. M.L. Carr 906
200. Mel Bennett 904
201. Barry Liebowitz 894
202. John Smith 874
203. Chuck Terry 859
204. Grant Simmons 858
205. Bruce Spraggins 852
206. Joe DePre 830
207. Stephen Vacendak 824
208. Mike Pratt 806
209. Billy Schaeffer 802
210. Mark Olberding 795
211. Al Cueto 794
212. Jerry Pettway 792
213. Kendall Rhine 786
214. Joe Hamood 750
215. Jerry Chambers 736
216. Gary Keller 735
217. Mel Nowell 731
  Riney Lochmann 731
219. Jim Jarvis 728
220. Willie Porter 722
221. George Tinsley 704
222. Barry Orms 701
223. Kim Hughes 692
224. Jim Bradley 687
225. Bruce Seals 685
226. Dennis Wuycik 684
227. Fly Williams 665
  Tom Workman 665
229. William Franklin 657
230. Dewitt Menyard 643
231. Don Carlos 628
232. Bill Bunting 623
233. Jay Miller 620
234. Bobby Wilson 616
235. Billy Harris 609
236. Wesley Bialosuknia 608
237. Len Chappell 606
238. Guy Manning 604
239. Lloyd Batts 598
240. Darrell Elston 596
241. Jerry Harkness 589
242. Bobby Edmonds 580
243. Willis Thomas 555
244. Dennis Grey 543
245. Wali Jones 532
246. Joe Kennedy 508
247. Loyd King 506
248. Errol Palmer 500
  Scott English 500
250. Steve Green 474