Mobile Site You Are Here > > > Career Points

Support us without the ads? Go Ad-Free!

NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Points

Click on the Player for career stats and accomplishments.
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 32482
4. Michael Jordan* 32292
5. Wilt Chamberlain* 31419
6. Julius Erving* 30026
7. Moses Malone* 29580
8. Shaquille O'Neal 28596
9. Dirk Nowitzki 28119
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 25974
18. Kevin Garnett 25949
19. Paul Pierce 25899
20. Alex English* 25613
21. Reggie Miller* 25279
  Rick Barry* 25279
23. Jerry West* 25192
24. Artis Gilmore* 24941
25. LeBron James 24913
26. Patrick Ewing* 24815
27. Ray Allen 24505
28. Allen Iverson 24368
29. Charles Barkley* 23757
30. Vince Carter 23574
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. Carmelo Anthony 20924
40. Bob Pettit* 20880
41. David Robinson* 20790
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. Dwyane Wade 18812
59. Bob McAdoo* 18787
60. Mark Aguirre 18458
61. Dolph Schayes* 18438
62. Tracy McGrady 18381
63. Glen Rice 18336
64. Dave Bing* 18327
65. Joe Johnson 18326
66. Pau Gasol 18022
67. Jason Terry 17986
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. Otis Thorpe 17600
78. Jason Kidd 17529
79. Earl Monroe* 17454
80. Ron Boone 17437
81. Steve Nash 17387
82. Kevin McHale* 17335
83. Michael Finley 17306
84. Jack Sikma 17287
85. Kevin Willis 17253
86. Jeff Malone 17231
87. Chris Webber 17182
88. Grant Hill 17137
89. Spencer Haywood* 17111
90. Tony Parker 17027
91. George McGinnis 17009
92. Bob Cousy* 16960
93. Buck Williams 16784
94. Elton Brand 16757
95. Latrell Sprewell 16712
96. Tiny Archibald* 16481
97. Jerry Stackhouse 16409
98. Joe Dumars* 16401
99. James Worthy* 16320
100. Billy Cunningham* 16310
101. Stephon Marbury 16297
102. Paul Arizin* 16266
103. Randy Smith 16262
104. Chris Bosh 16179
105. Juwan Howard 16159
106. Andre Miller 16134
107. Derek Harper 16006
  Rasheed Wallace 16006
109. Kiki Vandeweghe 15980
110. Jamal Crawford 15956
111. Pete Maravich* 15948
112. Jack Twyman* 15840
113. Chauncey Billups 15802
114. Detlef Schrempf 15761
115. Richard Hamilton 15708
116. Amar'e Stoudemire 15694
117. Larry Nance 15687
118. Jeff Hornacek 15659
119. Zach Randolph 15653
120. Antoine Walker 15647
121. Sam Cassell 15635
122. Terry Porter 15586
123. Walt Frazier* 15581
124. Rashard Lewis 15579
125. Kevin Durant 15537
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. John Drew 15291
134. Louie Dampier 15279
135. Zelmo Beaty 15207
136. Byron Scott 15097
137. Dick Van Arsdale 15079
138. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 15028
139. Mike Mitchell 15016
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. Dwight Howard 14674
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. Glenn Robinson 14234
159. Tom Van Arsdale 14232
160. Eddie Jones 14155
161. Gus Williams 14093
162. Jerry Lucas* 14053
  Dave DeBusschere* 14053
164. Fred Brown 14018
165. Richard Jefferson 14016
166. Carlos Boozer 13976
167. Ron Harper 13910
  Alvan Adams 13910
169. Billy Knight 13901
170. Bob Love 13895
171. Marques Johnson 13892
172. Chuck Person 13858
173. Bill Laimbeer 13790
174. Peja Stojakovic 13647
175. Orlando Woolridge 13623
176. Xavier McDaniel 13606
177. Dave Cowens* 13516
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. Monta Ellis 13107
189. Billy Paultz 13099
190. Chris Paul 13060
191. Jeff Mullins 13017
192. Horace Grant 12996
193. Al Jefferson 12994
194. Stephen Jackson 12976
195. Bob Boozer 12964
196. Larry Kenon 12954
197. Kendall Gill 12914
198. Derrick Coleman 12884
199. Wayman Tisdale 12878
200. Rik Smits 12871
201. Metta World Peace 12825
202. Mychal Thompson 12810
203. Paul Westphal 12809
204. Sidney Wicks 12803
205. Lamar Odom 12781
206. Mickey Johnson 12748
207. Johnny Newman 12740
208. Bill Cartwright 12713
209. Armen Gilliam 12700
210. Jim Jackson 12690
211. Dell Curry 12670
212. David West 12669
213. Bill Sharman* 12665
214. Josh Smith 12662
215. Nick Van Exel 12658
216. Joe Caldwell 12619
217. LaMarcus Aldridge 12562
218. Otis Birdsong 12544
219. Jack Marin 12541
220. Mike Newlin 12507
221. Mark Jackson 12489
222. Red Kerr 12480
223. Joe Barry Carroll 12455
224. Charles Oakley 12417
225. Manu Ginobili 12395
226. Darrell Griffith 12391
227. Cazzie Russell 12377
228. Danny Manning 12367
  Caron Butler 12367
230. A.C. Green 12331
231. Johnny Green 12281
232. Sleepy Floyd 12260
233. Donnie Freeman 12233
234. Antonio McDyess 12227
235. Maurice Cheeks 12195
236. Tom Heinsohn* 12194
237. Deron Williams 12185
238. Willis Reed* 12183
239. Mack Calvin 12172
240. Kelly Tripucka 12142
241. John Long 12131
242. Rudy Gay 12094
243. Norm Nixon 12065
244. Freddie Lewis 12033
245. Truck Robinson 11988
246. Michael Redd 11972
247. Danny Ainge 11964
  Cuttino Mobley 11964
249. Mookie Blaylock 11962
250. Clyde Lovellette* 11947

NBA

Rank Player PTS
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387
2. Karl Malone* 36928
3. Kobe Bryant 32482
4. Michael Jordan* 32292
5. Wilt Chamberlain* 31419
6. Shaquille O'Neal 28596
7. Dirk Nowitzki 28119
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 25974
15. Kevin Garnett 25949
16. Paul Pierce 25899
17. Alex English* 25613
18. Reggie Miller* 25279
19. Jerry West* 25192
20. LeBron James 24913
21. Patrick Ewing* 24815
22. Ray Allen 24505
23. Allen Iverson 24368
24. Charles Barkley* 23757
25. Vince Carter 23574
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. Carmelo Anthony 20924
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. 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. Dwyane Wade 18812
55. Bob McAdoo* 18787
56. Mark Aguirre 18458
57. Dolph Schayes* 18438
58. Rick Barry* 18395
59. Tracy McGrady 18381
60. Julius Erving* 18364
61. Glen Rice 18336
62. Dave Bing* 18327
63. Joe Johnson 18326
64. Pau Gasol 18022
65. Jason Terry 17986
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. Otis Thorpe 17600
76. Jason Kidd 17529
77. Earl Monroe* 17454
78. Steve Nash 17387
79. Kevin McHale* 17335
80. Michael Finley 17306
81. Jack Sikma 17287
82. Kevin Willis 17253
83. Jeff Malone 17231
84. Chris Webber 17182
85. Grant Hill 17137
86. Tony Parker 17027
87. Bob Cousy* 16960
88. Buck Williams 16784
89. Elton Brand 16757
90. Latrell Sprewell 16712
91. Tiny Archibald* 16481
92. Jerry Stackhouse 16409
93. Joe Dumars* 16401
94. James Worthy* 16320
95. Stephon Marbury 16297
96. Paul Arizin* 16266
97. Randy Smith 16262
98. Chris Bosh 16179
99. Juwan Howard 16159
100. Andre Miller 16134
101. Derek Harper 16006
  Rasheed Wallace 16006
103. Kiki Vandeweghe 15980
104. Jamal Crawford 15956
105. Pete Maravich* 15948
106. Jack Twyman* 15840
107. Chauncey Billups 15802
108. Detlef Schrempf 15761
109. Richard Hamilton 15708
110. Amar'e Stoudemire 15694
111. Larry Nance 15687
112. Jeff Hornacek 15659
113. Zach Randolph 15653
114. Antoine Walker 15647
115. Sam Cassell 15635
116. Terry Porter 15586
117. Walt Frazier* 15581
118. Artis Gilmore* 15579
  Rashard Lewis 15579
120. Kevin Durant 15537
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. Byron Scott 15097
130. Dick Van Arsdale 15079
131. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 15028
132. Mike Mitchell 15016
133. James Edwards 14862
134. Mike Bibby 14698
135. Richie Guerin* 14676
136. Dwight Howard 14674
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. Glenn Robinson 14234
151. Tom Van Arsdale 14232
152. Eddie Jones 14155
153. Gus Williams 14093
154. Dave DeBusschere* 14053
  Jerry Lucas* 14053
156. Fred Brown 14018
157. Richard Jefferson 14016
158. Carlos Boozer 13976
159. Ron Harper 13910
  Alvan Adams 13910
161. Bob Love 13895
162. Marques Johnson 13892
163. Chuck Person 13858
164. Bill Laimbeer 13790
165. Peja Stojakovic 13647
166. Billy Cunningham* 13626
167. Orlando Woolridge 13623
168. Xavier McDaniel 13606
169. Dave Cowens* 13516
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. Monta Ellis 13107
181. Chris Paul 13060
182. Jeff Mullins 13017
183. Horace Grant 12996
184. Al Jefferson 12994
185. Stephen Jackson 12976
186. Bob Boozer 12964
187. Kendall Gill 12914
188. Derrick Coleman 12884
189. Wayman Tisdale 12878
190. Rik Smits 12871
191. Metta World Peace 12825
192. Mychal Thompson 12810
193. Paul Westphal 12809
194. Sidney Wicks 12803
195. Lamar Odom 12781
196. Mickey Johnson 12748
197. Johnny Newman 12740
198. Bill Cartwright 12713
199. Armen Gilliam 12700
200. Jim Jackson 12690
201. Dell Curry 12670
202. David West 12669
203. Bill Sharman* 12665
204. Josh Smith 12662
205. Nick Van Exel 12658
206. LaMarcus Aldridge 12562
207. Otis Birdsong 12544
208. Jack Marin 12541
209. Mike Newlin 12507
210. Mark Jackson 12489
211. Red Kerr 12480
212. Joe Barry Carroll 12455
213. Charles Oakley 12417
214. Manu Ginobili 12395
215. Darrell Griffith 12391
216. Cazzie Russell 12377
217. Danny Manning 12367
  Caron Butler 12367
219. Maurice Lucas 12339
220. A.C. Green 12331
221. Johnny Green 12281
222. Sleepy Floyd 12260
223. Antonio McDyess 12227
224. Maurice Cheeks 12195
225. Tom Heinsohn* 12194
226. Deron Williams 12185
227. Willis Reed* 12183
228. Kelly Tripucka 12142
229. John Long 12131
230. Rudy Gay 12094
231. Norm Nixon 12065
232. Truck Robinson 11988
233. Michael Redd 11972
234. Danny Ainge 11964
  Cuttino Mobley 11964
236. Mookie Blaylock 11962
237. Clyde Lovellette* 11947
238. Herb Williams 11944
239. Sidney Moncrief 11931
240. Scott Wedman 11916
241. Kevin Martin 11882
242. Luol Deng 11866
243. David Wesley 11842
244. Vin Baker 11839
245. Thurl Bailey 11834
246. Vinnie Johnson 11825
  Jerome Kersey 11825
248. Archie Clark 11819
249. Paul Silas 11782
250. Damon Stoudamire 11763

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. 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