NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Points

Active players are listed in bold.
* Indicates member of the Hall of Fame.

NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
Rank Player PTS
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387
2. Karl Malone* 36928
3. Kobe Bryant 33643
4. Michael Jordan* 32292
5. Wilt Chamberlain* 31419
6. Julius Erving* 30026
7. Moses Malone* 29580
8. Dirk Nowitzki 29491
9. Shaquille O'Neal* 28596
10. Dan Issel* 27482
11. Elvin Hayes* 27313
12. Hakeem Olajuwon* 26946
13. LeBron James 26833
14. Oscar Robertson* 26710
15. Dominique Wilkins* 26668
16. George Gervin* 26595
17. Tim Duncan 26496
18. John Havlicek* 26395
19. Paul Pierce 26316
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. Vince Carter 23969
30. Charles Barkley* 23757
31. Robert Parish* 23334
32. Adrian Dantley* 23177
33. Elgin Baylor* 23149
34. Carmelo Anthony 22497
35. Clyde Drexler* 22195
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. Dwyane Wade 20221
44. Tom Chambers 20049
45. Antawn Jamison 20042
46. John Stockton* 19711
47. Bernard King* 19655
48. Clifford Robinson 19591
49. Walter Davis 19521
50. Terry Cummings 19460
51. Joe Johnson 19318
52. Bob Lanier* 19248
53. Pau Gasol 19209
54. Eddie Johnson 19202
55. Gail Goodrich* 19181
56. Reggie Theus 19015
57. Dale Ellis 19004
58. Scottie Pippen* 18940
59. Chet Walker* 18831
60. Isiah Thomas* 18822
61. Bob McAdoo* 18787
62. Mark Aguirre 18458
63. Dolph Schayes* 18438
64. Jason Terry 18408
65. Tracy McGrady 18381
66. Glen Rice 18336
67. Dave Bing* 18327
68. World B. Free 17955
69. Calvin Murphy* 17949
70. Lou Hudson 17940
71. Chris Mullin* 17911
72. Tony Parker 17884
73. Lenny Wilkens* 17772
74. Bailey Howell* 17770
75. Magic Johnson* 17707
76. Shawn Marion 17700
77. Rolando Blackman 17623
78. Otis Thorpe 17600
79. Kevin Durant 17566
80. Jason Kidd 17529
81. Earl Monroe* 17454
82. Ron Boone 17437
83. Steve Nash 17387
84. Kevin McHale* 17335
85. Michael Finley 17306
86. Jack Sikma 17287
87. Kevin Willis 17253
88. Jeff Malone 17231
89. Chris Bosh 17189
90. Chris Webber 17182
91. Grant Hill 17137
92. Spencer Haywood* 17111
93. Jamal Crawford 17076
94. George McGinnis 17009
95. Bob Cousy* 16960
96. Elton Brand 16827
97. Buck Williams 16784
98. Latrell Sprewell 16712
99. Zach Randolph 16693
100. Tiny Archibald* 16481
101. Jerry Stackhouse 16409
102. Joe Dumars* 16401
103. James Worthy* 16320
104. Billy Cunningham* 16310
105. Stephon Marbury 16297
106. Andre Miller 16278
107. Paul Arizin* 16266
108. Randy Smith 16262
109. Juwan Howard 16159
110. Derek Harper 16006
  Rasheed Wallace 16006
112. Amar'e Stoudemire 15994
113. Kiki Vandeweghe 15980
114. Pete Maravich* 15948
115. Jack Twyman* 15840
116. Chauncey Billups 15802
117. Detlef Schrempf 15761
118. Richard Hamilton 15708
119. Larry Nance 15687
120. Jeff Hornacek 15659
121. Dwight Howard 15650
122. Antoine Walker 15647
123. Sam Cassell 15635
124. Terry Porter 15586
125. Walt Frazier* 15581
126. Rashard Lewis 15579
127. Dennis Johnson* 15535
128. Bob Dandridge 15530
129. Sam Jones* 15411
130. Tim Hardaway 15373
131. Dick Barnett 15358
132. Shawn Kemp 15347
133. Sam Perkins 15324
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. Chris Paul 14506
153. Hersey Hawkins 14470
154. Ricky Pierce 14467
155. Rod Strickland 14463
156. Nate Thurmond* 14437
157. Richard Jefferson 14426
158. Jo Jo White* 14399
159. Alonzo Mourning* 14311
160. Glenn Robinson 14234
161. Tom Van Arsdale 14232
162. Monta Ellis 14228
163. Eddie Jones 14155
164. Gus Williams 14093
165. Jerry Lucas* 14053
  Dave DeBusschere* 14053
167. Fred Brown 14018
168. Carlos Boozer 13976
169. Ron Harper 13910
  Alvan Adams 13910
171. Billy Knight 13901
172. Bob Love 13895
173. LaMarcus Aldridge 13893
174. Marques Johnson 13892
175. Chuck Person 13858
176. Bill Laimbeer 13790
177. Peja Stojakovic 13647
178. Orlando Woolridge 13623
179. Xavier McDaniel 13606
180. Al Jefferson 13556
181. Dave Cowens* 13516
182. Baron Davis 13447
183. Steve Smith 13430
184. David Thompson* 13422
185. Vlade Divac 13398
186. Rudy Tomjanovich 13383
187. Jermaine O'Neal 13309
188. Rudy Gay 13298
189. Al Harrington 13237
190. David West 13223
191. Jalen Rose 13220
192. Corey Maggette 13198
193. Kevin Johnson 13127
194. Deron Williams 13103
195. Billy Paultz 13099
196. Jeff Mullins 13017
197. Metta World Peace 13001
198. Horace Grant 12996
199. Josh Smith 12994
200. Stephen Jackson 12976
201. Bob Boozer 12964
202. Larry Kenon 12954
203. Manu Ginobili 12950
204. Kendall Gill 12914
205. Derrick Coleman 12884
206. Wayman Tisdale 12878
207. Rik Smits 12871
208. Mychal Thompson 12810
209. Paul Westphal 12809
210. Sidney Wicks 12803
211. Lamar Odom 12781
212. Luol Deng 12777
213. Mickey Johnson 12748
214. Johnny Newman 12740
215. Bill Cartwright 12713
216. Armen Gilliam 12700
217. Jim Jackson 12690
218. Dell Curry 12670
219. Bill Sharman* 12665
220. Nick Van Exel 12658
221. Joe Caldwell 12619
222. Russell Westbrook 12598
223. Otis Birdsong 12544
224. Jack Marin 12541
225. Mike Newlin 12507
226. Mark Jackson 12489
227. Red Kerr 12480
228. Joe Barry Carroll 12455
229. Caron Butler 12430
230. Charles Oakley 12417
231. Kevin Martin 12396
232. Darrell Griffith 12391
233. Cazzie Russell 12377
234. Danny Manning 12367
235. A.C. Green 12331
236. Johnny Green 12281
237. Sleepy Floyd 12260
238. Donnie Freeman 12233
239. Antonio McDyess 12227
240. Maurice Cheeks 12195
241. Tom Heinsohn* 12194
242. Willis Reed* 12183
243. Mack Calvin 12172
244. Kelly Tripucka 12142
245. John Long 12131
246. Andre Iguodala 12109
247. Norm Nixon 12065
248. Freddie Lewis 12033
249. Truck Robinson 11988
250. Michael Redd 11972

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player PTS
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387
2. Karl Malone* 36928
3. Kobe Bryant 33643
4. Michael Jordan* 32292
5. Wilt Chamberlain* 31419
6. Dirk Nowitzki 29491
7. Shaquille O'Neal* 28596
8. Moses Malone* 27409
9. Elvin Hayes* 27313
10. Hakeem Olajuwon* 26946
11. LeBron James 26833
12. Oscar Robertson* 26710
13. Dominique Wilkins* 26668
14. Tim Duncan 26496
15. John Havlicek* 26395
16. Paul Pierce 26316
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. Vince Carter 23969
25. Charles Barkley* 23757
26. Robert Parish* 23334
27. Adrian Dantley* 23177
28. Elgin Baylor* 23149
29. Carmelo Anthony 22497
30. Clyde Drexler* 22195
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. Dwyane Wade 20221
40. Tom Chambers 20049
41. Antawn Jamison 20042
42. John Stockton* 19711
43. Bernard King* 19655
44. Clifford Robinson 19591
45. Walter Davis 19521
46. Terry Cummings 19460
47. Joe Johnson 19318
48. Bob Lanier* 19248
49. Pau Gasol 19209
50. Eddie Johnson 19202
51. Gail Goodrich* 19181
52. Reggie Theus 19015
53. Dale Ellis 19004
54. Scottie Pippen* 18940
55. Chet Walker* 18831
56. Isiah Thomas* 18822
57. Bob McAdoo* 18787
58. Mark Aguirre 18458
59. Dolph Schayes* 18438
60. Jason Terry 18408
61. Rick Barry* 18395
62. Tracy McGrady 18381
63. Julius Erving* 18364
64. Glen Rice 18336
65. Dave Bing* 18327
66. World B. Free 17955
67. Calvin Murphy* 17949
68. Lou Hudson 17940
69. Chris Mullin* 17911
70. Tony Parker 17884
71. Lenny Wilkens* 17772
72. Bailey Howell* 17770
73. Magic Johnson* 17707
74. Shawn Marion 17700
75. Rolando Blackman 17623
76. Otis Thorpe 17600
77. Kevin Durant 17566
78. Jason Kidd 17529
79. Earl Monroe* 17454
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 Bosh 17189
87. Chris Webber 17182
88. Grant Hill 17137
89. Jamal Crawford 17076
90. Bob Cousy* 16960
91. Elton Brand 16827
92. Buck Williams 16784
93. Latrell Sprewell 16712
94. Zach Randolph 16693
95. Tiny Archibald* 16481
96. Jerry Stackhouse 16409
97. Joe Dumars* 16401
98. James Worthy* 16320
99. Stephon Marbury 16297
100. Andre Miller 16278
101. Paul Arizin* 16266
102. Randy Smith 16262
103. Juwan Howard 16159
104. Derek Harper 16006
  Rasheed Wallace 16006
106. Amar'e Stoudemire 15994
107. Kiki Vandeweghe 15980
108. Pete Maravich* 15948
109. Jack Twyman* 15840
110. Chauncey Billups 15802
111. Detlef Schrempf 15761
112. Richard Hamilton 15708
113. Larry Nance 15687
114. Jeff Hornacek 15659
115. Dwight Howard 15650
116. Antoine Walker 15647
117. Sam Cassell 15635
118. Terry Porter 15586
119. Walt Frazier* 15581
120. Rashard Lewis 15579
  Artis Gilmore* 15579
122. Dennis Johnson* 15535
123. Bob Dandridge 15530
124. Sam Jones* 15411
125. Tim Hardaway 15373
126. Dick Barnett 15358
127. Shawn Kemp 15347
128. Sam Perkins 15324
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. Jamaal Wilkes* 14644
  Jason Richardson 14644
140. Purvis Short 14607
141. Spencer Haywood* 14592
142. Allan Houston 14551
143. Bill Russell* 14522
144. Chris Paul 14506
145. Hersey Hawkins 14470
146. Ricky Pierce 14467
147. Rod Strickland 14463
148. Nate Thurmond* 14437
149. Richard Jefferson 14426
150. Jo Jo White* 14399
151. Alonzo Mourning* 14311
152. Glenn Robinson 14234
153. Tom Van Arsdale 14232
154. Monta Ellis 14228
155. Eddie Jones 14155
156. Gus Williams 14093
157. Jerry Lucas* 14053
  Dave DeBusschere* 14053
159. Fred Brown 14018
160. Carlos Boozer 13976
161. Alvan Adams 13910
  Ron Harper 13910
163. Bob Love 13895
164. LaMarcus Aldridge 13893
165. Marques Johnson 13892
166. Chuck Person 13858
167. Bill Laimbeer 13790
168. Peja Stojakovic 13647
169. Billy Cunningham* 13626
170. Orlando Woolridge 13623
171. Xavier McDaniel 13606
172. Al Jefferson 13556
173. Dave Cowens* 13516
174. Cliff Hagan* 13447
  Baron Davis 13447
176. Steve Smith 13430
177. Vlade Divac 13398
178. Rudy Tomjanovich 13383
179. Jermaine O'Neal 13309
180. Rudy Gay 13298
181. Al Harrington 13237
182. David West 13223
183. Jalen Rose 13220
184. Corey Maggette 13198
185. Kevin Johnson 13127
186. Deron Williams 13103
187. Jeff Mullins 13017
188. Metta World Peace 13001
189. Horace Grant 12996
190. Josh Smith 12994
191. Stephen Jackson 12976
192. Bob Boozer 12964
193. Manu Ginobili 12950
194. Kendall Gill 12914
195. Derrick Coleman 12884
196. Wayman Tisdale 12878
197. Rik Smits 12871
198. Mychal Thompson 12810
199. Paul Westphal 12809
200. Sidney Wicks 12803
201. Lamar Odom 12781
202. Luol Deng 12777
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. Russell Westbrook 12598
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. Caron Butler 12430
219. Charles Oakley 12417
220. Kevin Martin 12396
221. Darrell Griffith 12391
222. Cazzie Russell 12377
223. Danny Manning 12367
224. Maurice Lucas 12339
225. A.C. Green 12331
226. Johnny Green 12281
227. Sleepy Floyd 12260
228. Antonio McDyess 12227
229. Maurice Cheeks 12195
230. Tom Heinsohn* 12194
231. Willis Reed* 12183
232. Kelly Tripucka 12142
233. John Long 12131
234. Andre Iguodala 12109
235. Norm Nixon 12065
236. Truck Robinson 11988
237. Michael Redd 11972
238. Cuttino Mobley 11964
  Danny Ainge 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

ABA Table
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. Glen Combs 7666
  Warren Jabali 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. Gus Gerard 2158
  Mike Butler 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. Tom Workman 665
  Fly Williams 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. Scott English 500
  Errol Palmer 500
250. Steve Green 474
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