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NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Points

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Active players are listed in bold.
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 33243
4. Michael Jordan* 32292
5. Wilt Chamberlain* 31419
6. Julius Erving* 30026
7. Moses Malone* 29580
8. Dirk Nowitzki 28979
9. Shaquille O'Neal 28596
10. Dan Issel* 27482
11. Elvin Hayes* 27313
12. Hakeem Olajuwon* 26946
13. Oscar Robertson* 26710
14. Dominique Wilkins* 26668
15. George Gervin* 26595
16. John Havlicek* 26395
17. Tim Duncan 26307
18. LeBron James 26188
19. Paul Pierce 26172
20. Kevin Garnett 26071
21. Alex English* 25613
22. Rick Barry* 25279
  Reggie Miller* 25279
24. Jerry West* 25192
25. Artis Gilmore* 24941
26. Patrick Ewing* 24815
27. Ray Allen 24505
28. Allen Iverson 24368
29. Charles Barkley* 23757
30. Vince Carter 23719
31. Robert Parish* 23334
32. Adrian Dantley* 23177
33. Elgin Baylor* 23149
34. Clyde Drexler* 22195
35. Carmelo Anthony 21950
36. Gary Payton* 21813
37. Larry Bird* 21791
38. Hal Greer* 21586
39. Walt Bellamy* 20941
40. Bob Pettit* 20880
41. David Robinson* 20790
42. Mitch Richmond* 20497
43. Tom Chambers 20049
44. Antawn Jamison 20042
45. Dwyane Wade 19748
46. John Stockton* 19711
47. Bernard King* 19655
48. Clifford Robinson 19591
49. Walter Davis 19521
50. Terry Cummings 19460
51. Bob Lanier* 19248
52. Eddie Johnson 19202
53. Gail Goodrich* 19181
54. Reggie Theus 19015
55. Dale Ellis 19004
56. Joe Johnson 18949
57. Scottie Pippen* 18940
58. Pau Gasol 18856
59. Chet Walker* 18831
60. Isiah Thomas* 18822
61. Bob McAdoo* 18787
62. Mark Aguirre 18458
63. Dolph Schayes* 18438
64. Tracy McGrady 18381
65. Glen Rice 18336
66. Dave Bing* 18327
67. Jason Terry 18250
68. World B. Free 17955
69. Calvin Murphy* 17949
70. Lou Hudson 17940
71. Chris Mullin* 17911
72. Lenny Wilkens* 17772
73. Bailey Howell* 17770
74. Magic Johnson* 17707
75. Shawn Marion 17700
76. Rolando Blackman 17623
77. Tony Parker 17604
78. Otis Thorpe 17600
79. Jason Kidd 17529
80. Earl Monroe* 17454
81. Ron Boone 17437
82. Steve Nash 17387
83. Kevin McHale* 17335
84. Michael Finley 17306
85. Jack Sikma 17287
86. Kevin Willis 17253
87. Jeff Malone 17231
88. Chris Bosh 17189
89. Chris Webber 17182
90. Grant Hill 17137
91. Spencer Haywood* 17111
92. George McGinnis 17009
93. Bob Cousy* 16960
94. Kevin Durant 16839
95. Buck Williams 16784
96. Elton Brand 16757
97. Latrell Sprewell 16712
98. Jamal Crawford 16673
99. Tiny Archibald* 16481
100. Jerry Stackhouse 16409
101. Joe Dumars* 16401
102. Zach Randolph 16333
103. James Worthy* 16320
104. Billy Cunningham* 16310
105. Stephon Marbury 16297
106. Paul Arizin* 16266
107. Randy Smith 16262
108. Andre Miller 16222
109. Juwan Howard 16159
110. Rasheed Wallace 16006
  Derek Harper 16006
112. Kiki Vandeweghe 15980
113. Pete Maravich* 15948
114. Jack Twyman* 15840
115. Amar'e Stoudemire 15829
116. Chauncey Billups 15802
117. Detlef Schrempf 15761
118. Richard Hamilton 15708
119. Larry Nance 15687
120. Jeff Hornacek 15659
121. Antoine Walker 15647
122. Sam Cassell 15635
123. Terry Porter 15586
124. Walt Frazier* 15581
125. Rashard Lewis 15579
126. Dennis Johnson* 15535
127. Bob Dandridge 15530
128. Sam Jones* 15411
129. Tim Hardaway 15373
130. Dick Barnett 15358
131. Shawn Kemp 15347
132. Sam Perkins 15324
133. Dwight Howard 15315
134. John Drew 15291
135. Louie Dampier* 15279
136. Zelmo Beaty 15207
137. Byron Scott 15097
138. Dick Van Arsdale 15079
139. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 15028
140. Mike Mitchell 15016
141. Cliff Hagan* 14870
142. James Edwards 14862
143. Maurice Lucas 14857
144. Charlie Scott 14837
145. Mike Bibby 14698
146. Richie Guerin* 14676
147. Jason Richardson 14644
  Jamaal Wilkes* 14644
149. Purvis Short 14607
150. Allan Houston 14551
151. Bill Russell* 14522
152. Hersey Hawkins 14470
153. Ricky Pierce 14467
154. Rod Strickland 14463
155. Nate Thurmond* 14437
156. Jo Jo White* 14399
157. Alonzo Mourning* 14311
158. Richard Jefferson 14285
159. Glenn Robinson 14234
160. Tom Van Arsdale 14232
161. Eddie Jones 14155
162. Gus Williams 14093
163. Dave DeBusschere* 14053
  Jerry Lucas* 14053
165. Fred Brown 14018
166. Chris Paul 13987
167. Carlos Boozer 13976
168. Ron Harper 13910
  Alvan Adams 13910
170. Billy Knight 13901
171. Bob Love 13895
172. Marques Johnson 13892
173. Chuck Person 13858
174. Monta Ellis 13843
175. Bill Laimbeer 13790
176. Peja Stojakovic 13647
177. Orlando Woolridge 13623
178. Xavier McDaniel 13606
179. Dave Cowens* 13516
180. Baron Davis 13447
181. Steve Smith 13430
182. David Thompson* 13422
183. Vlade Divac 13398
184. LaMarcus Aldridge 13396
185. Rudy Tomjanovich 13383
186. Jermaine O'Neal 13309
187. Al Harrington 13237
188. Al Jefferson 13232
189. Jalen Rose 13220
190. Corey Maggette 13198
191. Kevin Johnson 13127
192. Billy Paultz 13099
193. David West 13018
194. Jeff Mullins 13017
195. Horace Grant 12996
196. Stephen Jackson 12976
197. Bob Boozer 12964
198. Larry Kenon 12954
199. Josh Smith 12924
200. Metta World Peace 12920
201. Rudy Gay 12918
202. Kendall Gill 12914
203. Derrick Coleman 12884
204. Wayman Tisdale 12878
205. Rik Smits 12871
206. Deron Williams 12834
207. Manu Ginobili 12825
208. Mychal Thompson 12810
209. Paul Westphal 12809
210. Sidney Wicks 12803
211. Lamar Odom 12781
212. Mickey Johnson 12748
213. Johnny Newman 12740
214. Bill Cartwright 12713
215. Armen Gilliam 12700
216. Jim Jackson 12690
217. Dell Curry 12670
218. Bill Sharman* 12665
219. Nick Van Exel 12658
220. Joe Caldwell 12619
221. Otis Birdsong 12544
222. Jack Marin 12541
223. Mike Newlin 12507
224. Mark Jackson 12489
225. Red Kerr 12480
226. Joe Barry Carroll 12455
227. Charles Oakley 12417
228. Caron Butler 12391
  Darrell Griffith 12391
230. Cazzie Russell 12377
231. Danny Manning 12367
232. Luol Deng 12352
233. A.C. Green 12331
234. Johnny Green 12281
235. Kevin Martin 12277
236. Sleepy Floyd 12260
237. Donnie Freeman 12233
238. Antonio McDyess 12227
239. Maurice Cheeks 12195
240. Tom Heinsohn* 12194
241. Willis Reed* 12183
242. Mack Calvin 12172
243. Kelly Tripucka 12142
244. John Long 12131
245. Norm Nixon 12065
246. Andre Iguodala 12036
247. Freddie Lewis 12033
248. Russell Westbrook 12021
249. Truck Robinson 11988
250. Michael Redd 11972

NBA

Rank Player PTS
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387
2. Karl Malone* 36928
3. Kobe Bryant 33243
4. Michael Jordan* 32292
5. Wilt Chamberlain* 31419
6. Dirk Nowitzki 28979
7. Shaquille O'Neal 28596
8. Moses Malone* 27409
9. Elvin Hayes* 27313
10. Hakeem Olajuwon* 26946
11. Oscar Robertson* 26710
12. Dominique Wilkins* 26668
13. John Havlicek* 26395
14. Tim Duncan 26307
15. LeBron James 26188
16. Paul Pierce 26172
17. Kevin Garnett 26071
18. Alex English* 25613
19. Reggie Miller* 25279
20. Jerry West* 25192
21. Patrick Ewing* 24815
22. Ray Allen 24505
23. Allen Iverson 24368
24. Charles Barkley* 23757
25. Vince Carter 23719
26. Robert Parish* 23334
27. Adrian Dantley* 23177
28. Elgin Baylor* 23149
29. Clyde Drexler* 22195
30. Carmelo Anthony 21950
31. Gary Payton* 21813
32. Larry Bird* 21791
33. Hal Greer* 21586
34. Walt Bellamy* 20941
35. Bob Pettit* 20880
36. David Robinson* 20790
37. George Gervin* 20708
38. Mitch Richmond* 20497
39. Tom Chambers 20049
40. Antawn Jamison 20042
41. Dwyane Wade 19748
42. John Stockton* 19711
43. Bernard King* 19655
44. Clifford Robinson 19591
45. Walter Davis 19521
46. Terry Cummings 19460
47. Bob Lanier* 19248
48. Eddie Johnson 19202
49. Gail Goodrich* 19181
50. Reggie Theus 19015
51. Dale Ellis 19004
52. Joe Johnson 18949
53. Scottie Pippen* 18940
54. Pau Gasol 18856
55. Chet Walker* 18831
56. Isiah Thomas* 18822
57. Bob McAdoo* 18787
58. Mark Aguirre 18458
59. Dolph Schayes* 18438
60. Rick Barry* 18395
61. Tracy McGrady 18381
62. Julius Erving* 18364
63. Glen Rice 18336
64. Dave Bing* 18327
65. Jason Terry 18250
66. World B. Free 17955
67. Calvin Murphy* 17949
68. Lou Hudson 17940
69. Chris Mullin* 17911
70. Lenny Wilkens* 17772
71. Bailey Howell* 17770
72. Magic Johnson* 17707
73. Shawn Marion 17700
74. Rolando Blackman 17623
75. Tony Parker 17604
76. Otis Thorpe 17600
77. Jason Kidd 17529
78. Earl Monroe* 17454
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 Bosh 17189
86. Chris Webber 17182
87. Grant Hill 17137
88. Bob Cousy* 16960
89. Kevin Durant 16839
90. Buck Williams 16784
91. Elton Brand 16757
92. Latrell Sprewell 16712
93. Jamal Crawford 16673
94. Tiny Archibald* 16481
95. Jerry Stackhouse 16409
96. Joe Dumars* 16401
97. Zach Randolph 16333
98. James Worthy* 16320
99. Stephon Marbury 16297
100. Paul Arizin* 16266
101. Randy Smith 16262
102. Andre Miller 16222
103. Juwan Howard 16159
104. Rasheed Wallace 16006
  Derek Harper 16006
106. Kiki Vandeweghe 15980
107. Pete Maravich* 15948
108. Jack Twyman* 15840
109. Amar'e Stoudemire 15829
110. Chauncey Billups 15802
111. Detlef Schrempf 15761
112. Richard Hamilton 15708
113. Larry Nance 15687
114. Jeff Hornacek 15659
115. Antoine Walker 15647
116. Sam Cassell 15635
117. Terry Porter 15586
118. Walt Frazier* 15581
119. Rashard Lewis 15579
  Artis Gilmore* 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. Dwight Howard 15315
129. John Drew 15291
130. Byron Scott 15097
131. Dick Van Arsdale 15079
132. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 15028
133. Mike Mitchell 15016
134. James Edwards 14862
135. Mike Bibby 14698
136. Richie Guerin* 14676
137. Dan Issel* 14659
138. Jason Richardson 14644
  Jamaal Wilkes* 14644
140. Purvis Short 14607
141. Spencer Haywood* 14592
142. Allan Houston 14551
143. Bill Russell* 14522
144. Hersey Hawkins 14470
145. Ricky Pierce 14467
146. Rod Strickland 14463
147. Nate Thurmond* 14437
148. Jo Jo White* 14399
149. Alonzo Mourning* 14311
150. Richard Jefferson 14285
151. Glenn Robinson 14234
152. Tom Van Arsdale 14232
153. Eddie Jones 14155
154. Gus Williams 14093
155. Jerry Lucas* 14053
  Dave DeBusschere* 14053
157. Fred Brown 14018
158. Chris Paul 13987
159. Carlos Boozer 13976
160. Ron Harper 13910
  Alvan Adams 13910
162. Bob Love 13895
163. Marques Johnson 13892
164. Chuck Person 13858
165. Monta Ellis 13843
166. Bill Laimbeer 13790
167. Peja Stojakovic 13647
168. Billy Cunningham* 13626
169. Orlando Woolridge 13623
170. Xavier McDaniel 13606
171. Dave Cowens* 13516
172. Baron Davis 13447
  Cliff Hagan* 13447
174. Steve Smith 13430
175. Vlade Divac 13398
176. LaMarcus Aldridge 13396
177. Rudy Tomjanovich 13383
178. Jermaine O'Neal 13309
179. Al Harrington 13237
180. Al Jefferson 13232
181. Jalen Rose 13220
182. Corey Maggette 13198
183. Kevin Johnson 13127
184. David West 13018
185. Jeff Mullins 13017
186. Horace Grant 12996
187. Stephen Jackson 12976
188. Bob Boozer 12964
189. Josh Smith 12924
190. Metta World Peace 12920
191. Rudy Gay 12918
192. Kendall Gill 12914
193. Derrick Coleman 12884
194. Wayman Tisdale 12878
195. Rik Smits 12871
196. Deron Williams 12834
197. Manu Ginobili 12825
198. Mychal Thompson 12810
199. Paul Westphal 12809
200. Sidney Wicks 12803
201. Lamar Odom 12781
202. Mickey Johnson 12748
203. Johnny Newman 12740
204. Bill Cartwright 12713
205. Armen Gilliam 12700
206. Jim Jackson 12690
207. Dell Curry 12670
208. Bill Sharman* 12665
209. Nick Van Exel 12658
210. Otis Birdsong 12544
211. Jack Marin 12541
212. Mike Newlin 12507
213. Mark Jackson 12489
214. Red Kerr 12480
215. Joe Barry Carroll 12455
216. Charles Oakley 12417
217. Darrell Griffith 12391
  Caron Butler 12391
219. Cazzie Russell 12377
220. Danny Manning 12367
221. Luol Deng 12352
222. Maurice Lucas 12339
223. A.C. Green 12331
224. Johnny Green 12281
225. Kevin Martin 12277
226. Sleepy Floyd 12260
227. Antonio McDyess 12227
228. Maurice Cheeks 12195
229. Tom Heinsohn* 12194
230. Willis Reed* 12183
231. Kelly Tripucka 12142
232. John Long 12131
233. Norm Nixon 12065
234. Andre Iguodala 12036
235. Russell Westbrook 12021
236. Truck Robinson 11988
237. Michael Redd 11972
238. Danny Ainge 11964
  Cuttino Mobley 11964
240. Mookie Blaylock 11962
241. Clyde Lovellette* 11947
242. Herb Williams 11944
243. Sidney Moncrief 11931
244. Scott Wedman 11916
245. David Wesley 11842
246. Vin Baker 11839
247. Thurl Bailey 11834
248. Jerome Kersey 11825
  Vinnie Johnson 11825
250. Archie Clark 11819

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. Mike Butler 2158
  Gus Gerard 2158
  David Thompson* 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