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NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Points

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NBA/ABA

Rank Player PTS
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387
2. Karl Malone* 36928
3. Michael Jordan* 32292
4. Kobe Bryant 31700
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. Hakeem Olajuwon* 26946
12. Dirk Nowitzki 26786
13. Oscar Robertson* 26710
14. Dominique Wilkins* 26668
15. George Gervin* 26595
16. John Havlicek* 26395
17. Kevin Garnett 25626
18. Alex English* 25613
19. Rick Barry* 25279
  Reggie Miller* 25279
21. Jerry West* 25192
22. Paul Pierce 25031
23. Artis Gilmore* 24941
24. Tim Duncan 24904
25. Patrick Ewing* 24815
26. Ray Allen 24505
27. Allen Iverson 24368
28. Charles Barkley* 23757
29. Robert Parish* 23334
30. Vince Carter 23190
31. Adrian Dantley* 23177
32. LeBron James 23170
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. Mitch Richmond* 20497
42. Tom Chambers 20049
43. Antawn Jamison 20042
44. Carmelo Anthony 19958
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. Lenny Wilkens* 17772
69. Bailey Howell* 17770
70. Magic Johnson* 17707
71. Rolando Blackman 17623
72. Otis Thorpe 17600
73. Jason Kidd 17529
74. Dwyane Wade 17481
75. Earl Monroe* 17454
76. Jason Terry 17445
77. Ron Boone 17437
78. Shawn Marion 17424
79. Steve Nash 17387
80. Kevin McHale* 17335
81. Michael Finley 17306
82. Jack Sikma 17287
83. Kevin Willis 17253
84. Jeff Malone 17231
85. Chris Webber 17182
86. Joe Johnson 17172
87. Grant Hill 17137
88. Spencer Haywood 17111
89. George McGinnis 17009
90. Bob Cousy* 16960
91. Buck Williams 16784
92. Latrell Sprewell 16712
93. Elton Brand 16661
94. Pau Gasol 16576
95. Tiny Archibald* 16481
96. Jerry Stackhouse 16409
97. Joe Dumars* 16401
98. James Worthy* 16320
99. Billy Cunningham* 16310
100. Stephon Marbury 16297
101. Paul Arizin* 16266
102. Randy Smith 16262
103. Juwan Howard 16159
104. Tony Parker 16051
105. Derek Harper 16006
  Rasheed Wallace 16006
107. Kiki Vandeweghe 15980
108. Pete Maravich* 15948
109. Jack Twyman* 15840
110. Chauncey Billups 15802
111. Andre Miller 15779
112. Detlef Schrempf 15761
113. Richard Hamilton 15708
114. Larry Nance 15687
115. Jeff Hornacek 15659
116. Antoine Walker 15647
117. Sam Cassell 15635
118. Terry Porter 15586
119. Walt Frazier* 15581
120. Rashard Lewis 15579
121. Dennis Johnson* 15535
122. Bob Dandridge 15530
123. Sam Jones* 15411
124. Tim Hardaway 15373
125. Dick Barnett 15358
126. Shawn Kemp 15347
127. Sam Perkins 15324
128. John Drew 15291
129. Louie Dampier 15279
130. Chris Bosh 15251
131. Zelmo Beaty 15207
132. Byron Scott 15097
133. Dick Van Arsdale 15079
134. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 15028
135. Mike Mitchell 15016
136. Amar'e Stoudemire 15014
137. Jamal Crawford 14946
138. Cliff Hagan* 14870
139. James Edwards 14862
140. Maurice Lucas 14857
141. Kevin Durant 14851
142. Charlie Scott 14837
143. Mike Bibby 14698
144. Richie Guerin* 14676
145. Jamaal Wilkes* 14644
146. Purvis Short 14607
147. Allan Houston 14551
148. Bill Russell* 14522
149. Zach Randolph 14510
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. Glenn Robinson 14234
158. Tom Van Arsdale 14232
159. Eddie Jones 14155
160. Gus Williams 14093
161. Jerry Lucas* 14053
  Dave DeBusschere* 14053
163. Dwight Howard 14028
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. Peja Stojakovic 13647
173. Orlando Woolridge 13623
174. Xavier McDaniel 13606
175. Richard Jefferson 13584
176. Dave Cowens* 13516
177. Baron Davis 13447
178. Steve Smith 13430
179. David Thompson* 13422
180. Vlade Divac 13398
181. Rudy Tomjanovich 13383
182. Jermaine O'Neal 13309
183. Al Harrington 13237
184. Jalen Rose 13220
185. Corey Maggette 13198
186. Carlos Boozer 13140
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. Darrell Griffith 12391
220. Cazzie Russell 12377
221. Danny Manning 12367
222. A.C. Green 12331
223. Johnny Green 12281
224. Sleepy Floyd 12260
225. Donnie Freeman 12233
226. Antonio McDyess 12227
227. Maurice Cheeks 12195
228. Tom Heinsohn* 12194
229. Willis Reed* 12183
230. Mack Calvin 12172
231. Kelly Tripucka 12142
232. John Long 12131
233. Norm Nixon 12065
234. Freddie Lewis 12033
235. Truck Robinson 11988
236. Michael Redd 11972
237. Danny Ainge 11964
  Cuttino Mobley 11964
239. Mookie Blaylock 11962
240. Clyde Lovellette* 11947
241. Herb Williams 11944
242. Sidney Moncrief 11931
243. Scott Wedman 11916
244. Al Jefferson 11912
245. Caron Butler 11907
246. David West 11900
247. David Wesley 11842
248. Vin Baker 11839
249. Thurl Bailey 11834
250. Jerome Kersey 11825
  Vinnie Johnson 11825

NBA

Rank Player PTS
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387
2. Karl Malone* 36928
3. Michael Jordan* 32292
4. Kobe Bryant 31700
5. Wilt Chamberlain* 31419
6. Shaquille O'Neal 28596
7. Moses Malone* 27409
8. Elvin Hayes* 27313
9. Hakeem Olajuwon* 26946
10. Dirk Nowitzki 26786
11. Oscar Robertson* 26710
12. Dominique Wilkins* 26668
13. John Havlicek* 26395
14. Kevin Garnett 25626
15. Alex English* 25613
16. Reggie Miller* 25279
17. Jerry West* 25192
18. Paul Pierce 25031
19. Tim Duncan 24904
20. Patrick Ewing* 24815
21. Ray Allen 24505
22. Allen Iverson 24368
23. Charles Barkley* 23757
24. Robert Parish* 23334
25. Vince Carter 23190
26. Adrian Dantley* 23177
27. LeBron James 23170
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. Mitch Richmond* 20497
38. Tom Chambers 20049
39. Antawn Jamison 20042
40. Carmelo Anthony 19958
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. Lenny Wilkens* 17772
67. Bailey Howell* 17770
68. Magic Johnson* 17707
69. Rolando Blackman 17623
70. Otis Thorpe 17600
71. Jason Kidd 17529
72. Dwyane Wade 17481
73. Earl Monroe* 17454
74. Jason Terry 17445
75. Shawn Marion 17424
76. Steve Nash 17387
77. Kevin McHale* 17335
78. Michael Finley 17306
79. Jack Sikma 17287
80. Kevin Willis 17253
81. Jeff Malone 17231
82. Chris Webber 17182
83. Joe Johnson 17172
84. Grant Hill 17137
85. Bob Cousy* 16960
86. Buck Williams 16784
87. Latrell Sprewell 16712
88. Elton Brand 16661
89. Pau Gasol 16576
90. Tiny Archibald* 16481
91. Jerry Stackhouse 16409
92. Joe Dumars* 16401
93. James Worthy* 16320
94. Stephon Marbury 16297
95. Paul Arizin* 16266
96. Randy Smith 16262
97. Juwan Howard 16159
98. Tony Parker 16051
99. Rasheed Wallace 16006
  Derek Harper 16006
101. Kiki Vandeweghe 15980
102. Pete Maravich* 15948
103. Jack Twyman* 15840
104. Chauncey Billups 15802
105. Andre Miller 15779
106. Detlef Schrempf 15761
107. Richard Hamilton 15708
108. Larry Nance 15687
109. Jeff Hornacek 15659
110. Antoine Walker 15647
111. Sam Cassell 15635
112. Terry Porter 15586
113. Walt Frazier* 15581
114. Artis Gilmore* 15579
  Rashard Lewis 15579
116. Dennis Johnson* 15535
117. Bob Dandridge 15530
118. Sam Jones* 15411
119. Tim Hardaway 15373
120. Dick Barnett 15358
121. Shawn Kemp 15347
122. Sam Perkins 15324
123. John Drew 15291
124. Chris Bosh 15251
125. Byron Scott 15097
126. Dick Van Arsdale 15079
127. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 15028
128. Mike Mitchell 15016
129. Amar'e Stoudemire 15014
130. Jamal Crawford 14946
131. James Edwards 14862
132. Kevin Durant 14851
133. Mike Bibby 14698
134. Richie Guerin* 14676
135. Dan Issel* 14659
136. Jamaal Wilkes* 14644
137. Purvis Short 14607
138. Spencer Haywood 14592
139. Allan Houston 14551
140. Bill Russell* 14522
141. Zach Randolph 14510
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. Glenn Robinson 14234
150. Tom Van Arsdale 14232
151. Eddie Jones 14155
152. Gus Williams 14093
153. Dave DeBusschere* 14053
  Jerry Lucas* 14053
155. Dwight Howard 14028
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. Peja Stojakovic 13647
164. Billy Cunningham* 13626
165. Orlando Woolridge 13623
166. Xavier McDaniel 13606
167. Richard Jefferson 13584
168. Dave Cowens* 13516
169. Cliff Hagan* 13447
  Baron Davis 13447
171. Steve Smith 13430
172. Vlade Divac 13398
173. Rudy Tomjanovich 13383
174. Jermaine O'Neal 13309
175. Al Harrington 13237
176. Jalen Rose 13220
177. Corey Maggette 13198
178. Carlos Boozer 13140
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. Darrell Griffith 12391
209. Cazzie Russell 12377
210. Danny Manning 12367
211. Maurice Lucas 12339
212. A.C. Green 12331
213. Johnny Green 12281
214. Sleepy Floyd 12260
215. Antonio McDyess 12227
216. Maurice Cheeks 12195
217. Tom Heinsohn* 12194
218. Willis Reed* 12183
219. Kelly Tripucka 12142
220. John Long 12131
221. Norm Nixon 12065
222. Truck Robinson 11988
223. Michael Redd 11972
224. Danny Ainge 11964
  Cuttino Mobley 11964
226. Mookie Blaylock 11962
227. Clyde Lovellette* 11947
228. Herb Williams 11944
229. Sidney Moncrief 11931
230. Scott Wedman 11916
231. Al Jefferson 11912
232. Caron Butler 11907
233. David West 11900
234. David Wesley 11842
235. Vin Baker 11839
236. Thurl Bailey 11834
237. Jerome Kersey 11825
  Vinnie Johnson 11825
239. Archie Clark 11819
240. Paul Silas 11782
241. Damon Stoudamire 11763
242. Dick Snyder 11755
243. Gerald Wilkins 11736
244. Dikembe Mutombo 11729
245. Manu Ginobili 11657
246. Jimmy Walker 11655
247. Jamal Mashburn 11644
248. Josh Smith 11635
249. Monta Ellis 11594
250. Kevin Loughery 11575

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. Billy Shepherd 968
  Jim Caldwell 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