NBA & ABA Career Playoff 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. Michael Jordan* 5987
2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 5762
3. LeBron James 5703
4. Kobe Bryant 5640
5. Shaquille O'Neal* 5250
6. Tim Duncan 5172
7. Karl Malone* 4761
8. Julius Erving* 4580
9. Jerry West* 4457
10. Tony Parker 3956
11. Larry Bird* 3897
12. Dwyane Wade 3869
13. John Havlicek* 3776
14. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3755
15. Magic Johnson* 3701
16. Dirk Nowitzki 3663
17. Scottie Pippen* 3642
18. Elgin Baylor* 3623
19. Wilt Chamberlain* 3607
20. Kevin McHale* 3182
21. Paul Pierce 3171
22. Dennis Johnson* 3116
23. James Worthy* 3022
24. Reggie Miller* 2972
25. Clyde Drexler* 2963
26. Dan Issel* 2934
27. Manu Ginobili 2913
28. Sam Jones* 2909
29. Rick Barry* 2870
30. Charles Barkley* 2833
31. Robert Parish* 2820
32. Patrick Ewing* 2813
33. Ray Allen 2749
34. Bill Russell* 2673
35. Kevin Durant 2662
36. Kevin Garnett 2601
37. Richard Hamilton 2571
38. Chauncey Billups 2526
39. Byron Scott 2451
40. John Stockton* 2436
41. Rasheed Wallace 2384
42. Isiah Thomas* 2261
43. Bob Pettit* 2240
44. George Gervin* 2223
45. David Robinson* 2221
46. Moses Malone* 2213
47. Russell Westbrook 2199
48. Elvin Hayes* 2194
49. Gary Payton* 2155
50. George McGinnis* 2153
51. Derek Fisher 2146
52. Allen Iverson* 2111
53. Jeff Hornacek 2092
54. Steve Nash 2072
55. Zelmo Beaty* 2062
56. Roger Brown* 2060
57. Tom Heinsohn* 2058
58. Jason Kidd 2043
59. Kevin Johnson 2026
60. Freddie Lewis 2023
61. Bob Cousy* 2018
62. Pau Gasol 1984
63. Bob Dandridge 1967
64. Robert Horry 1939
65. Gus Williams 1929
66. Walt Frazier* 1927
67. Chet Walker* 1916
68. Oscar Robertson* 1910
  Maurice Cheeks 1910
70. Horace Grant 1907
71. Danny Ainge 1902
72. Mel Daniels* 1901
73. Cliff Hagan* 1889
74. Dolph Schayes* 1887
75. Hal Greer* 1876
76. Sam Perkins 1861
77. Terry Porter 1828
78. Jamaal Wilkes* 1820
79. Bobby Jones 1800
80. Artis Gilmore* 1768
81. Joe Johnson 1765
82. Joe Dumars* 1752
83. Mark Aguirre 1747
84. Dwight Howard 1740
85. Jason Terry 1736
86. Jo Jo White* 1720
87. Bob McAdoo* 1718
88. Carmelo Anthony 1693
89. Dave Cowens* 1684
90. George Mikan* 1680
91. James Harden 1673
92. Jimmy Jones 1670
93. Terry Cummings 1664
94. Tom Chambers 1662
95. Alex English* 1661
96. Sam Cassell 1656
97. Louie Dampier* 1651
98. Stephen Curry 1607
99. Tayshaun Prince 1602
100. Chris Paul 1587
101. Michael Cooper 1581
  Vince Carter 1581
103. Don Nelson* 1577
104. Adrian Dantley* 1558
105. Jerome Kersey 1557
106. Charles Oakley 1550
107. Dick Barnett 1539
108. Rik Smits 1537
109. Dave DeBusschere* 1536
110. Michael Finley 1525
111. Shawn Kemp 1522
112. Shawn Marion 1519
113. Chris Webber 1495
114. Sidney Moncrief 1487
  Maurice Lucas 1487
116. Earl Monroe* 1471
117. Vlade Divac 1468
118. Willie Wise 1467
119. Billy Paultz 1466
120. Richard Jefferson 1463
121. Jack Sikma 1461
  Amar'e Stoudemire 1461
123. Clifford Robinson 1453
124. Gail Goodrich* 1450
  Walter Davis 1450
126. Ricky Pierce 1447
127. Bill Sharman* 1446
128. Kenyon Martin 1441
  Dan Majerle 1441
130. Detlef Schrempf 1432
131. Dominique Wilkins* 1423
132. Carlos Boozer 1420
133. Lamar Odom 1407
134. Bailey Howell* 1401
135. Chris Bosh 1388
136. Vinnie Johnson 1387
137. Rajon Rondo 1378
138. Darryl Dawkins 1375
139. Peja Stojakovic 1367
  Deron Williams 1367
141. John Starks 1363
142. Willis Reed* 1358
143. Ron Boone 1355
144. Bill Laimbeer 1354
145. Rudy LaRusso 1344
146. Klay Thompson 1343
147. Steve Smith 1338
148. Paul Westphal 1337
149. Frank Ramsey* 1331
150. Mike Bibby 1324
151. Mack Calvin 1316
152. A.C. Green 1315
153. Anfernee Hardaway 1304
154. Lou Hudson 1300
155. Alonzo Mourning* 1291
156. Wes Unseld* 1260
157. Kawhi Leonard 1258
158. Andrew Toney 1254
159. Bob Lanier* 1244
160. Paul George 1234
161. David West 1226
162. Latrell Sprewell 1223
163. Bill Bradley* 1222
164. Allan Houston 1214
165. Buck Williams 1211
166. Fred Brown 1197
167. Jim McMillian 1194
168. Rashard Lewis 1192
169. Paul Arizin* 1186
170. Mark Jackson 1185
  Bill Bridges 1185
172. Metta World Peace 1180
173. Derrick McKey 1176
174. Eddie Johnson 1168
175. J.R. Smith 1164
176. Marques Johnson 1163
177. Bob Netolicky 1143
178. Tom Sanders* 1142
  Andre Iguodala 1142
  Zach Randolph 1142
181. Vern Mikkelsen* 1141
182. Bill Keller 1139
183. Mychal Thompson 1132
184. Paul Millsap 1125
  Archie Clark 1125
186. Paul Silas 1124
  Jermaine O'Neal 1124
188. Sean Elliott 1118
189. Cedric Maxwell 1116
190. Rolando Blackman 1110
191. Tracy McGrady* 1109
192. Bill Cartwright 1100
193. Derek Harper 1094
194. Kiki Vandeweghe 1093
195. Phil Chenier 1088
196. Doug Moe 1086
197. Jeff Mullins 1084
198. Dennis Rodman* 1081
199. Alvan Adams 1076
  Bob Love 1076
201. Blake Griffin 1073
202. Cincinnatus Powell 1071
203. Larry Nance 1070
204. Josh Smith 1065
205. Toni Kukoc 1064
206. Boris Diaw 1061
  Billy Cunningham* 1061
208. Hedo Turkoglu 1059
209. LaMarcus Aldridge 1044
210. Hersey Hawkins 1043
211. George Hill 1042
212. Serge Ibaka 1041
213. Donnie Freeman 1040
214. Al Horford 1038
  Bryon Russell 1038
216. Eddie Jones 1037
217. Nick Van Exel 1032
218. Lenny Wilkens* 1031
219. Antoine Walker 1030
  James Edwards 1030
221. Norm Nixon 1027
222. Robert Reid 1025
223. Ron Harper 1013
224. Dale Ellis 1011
225. Stephen Jackson 1003
226. Marc Gasol 995
227. Luol Deng 986
228. Mario Elie 985
229. Jerry Stackhouse 984
230. Chris Mullin* 982
231. Larry Kenon 979
232. Jim Pollard* 977
233. Josh Howard 976
234. Derrick Rose 973
235. Kevin Willis 970
236. Jamal Crawford 969
237. Nate Thurmond* 966
238. Clyde Lovellette* 963
239. David Thompson* 962
240. Jeff Malone 956
241. Leandro Barbosa 950
242. Avery Johnson 949
243. Calvin Murphy* 945
244. Tim Hardaway 943
245. Baron Davis 942
246. Joe Caldwell 941
247. Ralph Simpson 940
248. Ben Wallace 939
249. Larry Johnson 937
250. George Yardley* 933
  Red Kerr 933

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player PTS
1. Michael Jordan* 5987
2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 5762
3. LeBron James 5703
4. Kobe Bryant 5640
5. Shaquille O'Neal* 5250
6. Tim Duncan 5172
7. Karl Malone* 4761
8. Jerry West* 4457
9. Tony Parker 3956
10. Larry Bird* 3897
11. Dwyane Wade 3869
12. John Havlicek* 3776
13. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3755
14. Magic Johnson* 3701
15. Dirk Nowitzki 3663
16. Scottie Pippen* 3642
17. Elgin Baylor* 3623
18. Wilt Chamberlain* 3607
19. Kevin McHale* 3182
20. Paul Pierce 3171
21. Dennis Johnson* 3116
22. Julius Erving* 3088
23. James Worthy* 3022
24. Reggie Miller* 2972
25. Clyde Drexler* 2963
26. Manu Ginobili 2913
27. Sam Jones* 2909
28. Charles Barkley* 2833
29. Robert Parish* 2820
30. Patrick Ewing* 2813
31. Ray Allen 2749
32. Bill Russell* 2673
33. Kevin Durant 2662
34. Kevin Garnett 2601
35. Richard Hamilton 2571
36. Chauncey Billups 2526
37. Byron Scott 2451
38. John Stockton* 2436
39. Rasheed Wallace 2384
40. Isiah Thomas* 2261
41. Bob Pettit* 2240
42. David Robinson* 2221
43. Russell Westbrook 2199
44. Elvin Hayes* 2194
45. Gary Payton* 2155
46. Derek Fisher 2146
47. Allen Iverson* 2111
48. Jeff Hornacek 2092
49. Moses Malone* 2077
50. Steve Nash 2072
51. Tom Heinsohn* 2058
52. Jason Kidd 2043
53. Kevin Johnson 2026
54. Bob Cousy* 2018
55. Pau Gasol 1984
56. Bob Dandridge 1967
57. Robert Horry 1939
58. Gus Williams 1929
59. Walt Frazier* 1927
60. Chet Walker* 1916
61. Oscar Robertson* 1910
  Maurice Cheeks 1910
63. Horace Grant 1907
64. Danny Ainge 1902
65. Dolph Schayes* 1887
66. Hal Greer* 1876
67. Sam Perkins 1861
68. Cliff Hagan* 1834
69. Rick Barry* 1833
70. Terry Porter 1828
71. Jamaal Wilkes* 1820
72. Joe Johnson 1765
73. Joe Dumars* 1752
74. Mark Aguirre 1747
75. Dwight Howard 1740
76. Jason Terry 1736
77. Jo Jo White* 1720
78. Bob McAdoo* 1718
79. Carmelo Anthony 1693
80. Dave Cowens* 1684
81. George Mikan* 1680
82. James Harden 1673
83. Terry Cummings 1664
84. Tom Chambers 1662
85. Alex English* 1661
86. Sam Cassell 1656
87. Stephen Curry 1607
88. Tayshaun Prince 1602
89. George Gervin* 1592
90. Chris Paul 1587
91. Vince Carter 1581
  Michael Cooper 1581
93. Don Nelson* 1577
94. Adrian Dantley* 1558
95. Jerome Kersey 1557
96. Charles Oakley 1550
97. Dick Barnett 1539
98. Rik Smits 1537
99. Dave DeBusschere* 1536
100. Michael Finley 1525
101. Shawn Kemp 1522
102. Shawn Marion 1519
103. Chris Webber 1495
104. Sidney Moncrief 1487
105. Earl Monroe* 1471
106. Vlade Divac 1468
107. Richard Jefferson 1463
108. Jack Sikma 1461
  Amar'e Stoudemire 1461
110. Bobby Jones 1453
  Clifford Robinson 1453
112. Gail Goodrich* 1450
  Walter Davis 1450
114. Ricky Pierce 1447
115. Bill Sharman* 1446
116. Kenyon Martin 1441
  Dan Majerle 1441
118. Detlef Schrempf 1432
119. Dominique Wilkins* 1423
120. Carlos Boozer 1420
121. Lamar Odom 1407
122. Bailey Howell* 1401
123. Chris Bosh 1388
124. Vinnie Johnson 1387
125. Rajon Rondo 1378
126. Darryl Dawkins 1375
127. Peja Stojakovic 1367
  Deron Williams 1367
129. John Starks 1363
130. Willis Reed* 1358
131. Bill Laimbeer 1354
132. Rudy LaRusso 1344
133. Klay Thompson 1343
134. Steve Smith 1338
135. Paul Westphal 1337
136. Frank Ramsey* 1331
137. Mike Bibby 1324
138. A.C. Green 1315
139. Anfernee Hardaway 1304
140. Lou Hudson 1300
141. Alonzo Mourning* 1291
142. Wes Unseld* 1260
143. Kawhi Leonard 1258
144. Andrew Toney 1254
145. Bob Lanier* 1244
146. Paul George 1234
147. David West 1226
148. Latrell Sprewell 1223
149. Bill Bradley* 1222
150. Allan Houston 1214
151. Buck Williams 1211
152. Fred Brown 1197
153. Jim McMillian 1194
154. Rashard Lewis 1192
155. Paul Arizin* 1186
156. Bill Bridges 1185
  Mark Jackson 1185
158. Metta World Peace 1180
159. Derrick McKey 1176
160. Eddie Johnson 1168
161. J.R. Smith 1164
162. Marques Johnson 1163
163. Maurice Lucas 1159
164. Zach Randolph 1142
  Andre Iguodala 1142
  Tom Sanders* 1142
167. Vern Mikkelsen* 1141
168. Mychal Thompson 1132
169. Paul Millsap 1125
  Archie Clark 1125
171. Jermaine O'Neal 1124
  Paul Silas 1124
173. Sean Elliott 1118
174. Cedric Maxwell 1116
175. Rolando Blackman 1110
176. Tracy McGrady* 1109
177. Bill Cartwright 1100
178. Derek Harper 1094
179. Kiki Vandeweghe 1093
180. Phil Chenier 1088
181. Jeff Mullins 1084
182. Dennis Rodman* 1081
183. Alvan Adams 1076
  Bob Love 1076
185. Blake Griffin 1073
186. Zelmo Beaty* 1071
187. Larry Nance 1070
188. Josh Smith 1065
189. Toni Kukoc 1064
190. Boris Diaw 1061
191. Hedo Turkoglu 1059
192. LaMarcus Aldridge 1044
193. Hersey Hawkins 1043
194. George Hill 1042
195. Serge Ibaka 1041
196. Al Horford 1038
  Bryon Russell 1038
198. Eddie Jones 1037
199. Nick Van Exel 1032
200. Lenny Wilkens* 1031
201. James Edwards 1030
  Antoine Walker 1030
203. Dan Issel* 1029
204. Norm Nixon 1027
205. Robert Reid 1025
206. Ron Harper 1013
207. Dale Ellis 1011
208. Stephen Jackson 1003
209. Marc Gasol 995
210. Luol Deng 986
211. Mario Elie 985
212. Jerry Stackhouse 984
213. Chris Mullin* 982
214. Jim Pollard* 977
215. Josh Howard 976
216. Derrick Rose 973
217. Kevin Willis 970
218. Jamal Crawford 969
219. Nate Thurmond* 966
220. Clyde Lovellette* 963
221. Jeff Malone 956
222. Leandro Barbosa 950
223. Avery Johnson 949
224. Calvin Murphy* 945
225. Tim Hardaway 943
226. Baron Davis 942
227. Ben Wallace 939
228. Larry Johnson 937
229. George Yardley* 933
  Red Kerr 933
231. Thurl Bailey 929
232. Doc Rivers 926
233. Slater Martin* 924
234. Dikembe Mutombo* 918
235. Lionel Hollins 911
236. Anthony Mason 909
237. Antonio Davis 903
238. Larry Foust 902
239. Dale Davis 900
240. Mike Conley 899
  Max Zaslofsky 899
242. Jerry Lucas* 896
243. Jeff Teague 891
244. Elden Campbell 888
245. Glen Rice 884
246. Scott Wedman 882
247. Paul Pressey 881
248. Kyrie Irving 878
249. Keith Erickson 872
  Mario Chalmers 872

ABA

ABA Table
Rank Player PTS
1. Roger Brown* 2060
2. Freddie Lewis 2015
3. Dan Issel* 1905
4. Mel Daniels* 1901
5. George McGinnis* 1658
6. Louie Dampier* 1584
7. Jimmy Jones 1540
8. Julius Erving* 1492
9. Willie Wise 1422
10. Artis Gilmore* 1276
11. Ron Boone 1261
12. Mack Calvin 1189
13. Bob Netolicky 1143
14. Bill Keller 1139
15. Doug Moe 1086
16. Cincinnatus Powell 1071
17. Donnie Freeman 1040
18. Rick Barry* 1037
19. Zelmo Beaty* 991
20. Billy Paultz 951
21. Darel Carrier 916
22. Red Robbins 865
23. Jim Eakins 841
24. Byron Beck 840
25. Ralph Simpson 834
26. Glen Combs 769
27. Rick Mount 728
28. Les Hunter 675
29. Larry Brown* 670
30. John Roche 660
31. Warren Jabali 651
32. Larry Jones 645
33. George Gervin* 631
34. Mervin Jackson 609
  George Stone 609
36. Connie Hawkins* 593
37. Goose Ligon 588
38. Trooper Washington 585
39. Darnell Hillman 571
40. George Carter 570
41. Steve Jones 567
42. John Beasley 560
43. Walter Simon 555
  Charles Williams 555
45. Billy Knight 535
46. Bill Melchionni 527
47. Brian Taylor 501
48. Gene Moore 479
49. Larry Kenon 478
50. Dave Robisch 464
51. Rich Jones 459
52. Gerald Govan 455
53. John Williamson 448
54. Chuck Williams 441
55. Spencer Haywood* 440
56. Art Heyman 417
57. Bird Averitt 390
58. Mike Barrett 387
  Bob Warren 387
60. Gary Bradds 385
61. Bobby Jones 347
  Jackie Moreland 347
63. Maurice McHartley 346
64. Julian Hammond 343
  David Thompson* 343
66. Ray Scott 339
67. Tom Owens 338
68. Craig Raymond 336
69. Sam Smith 332
70. Fatty Taylor 331
71. Maurice Lucas 328
72. Wil Jones 323
73. Oliver Taylor 322
74. Charlie Scott 321
75. Willie Murrell 317
76. Ira Harge 315
77. Mike Gale 314
78. Ted McClain 313
79. Marvin Barnes 308
80. Wendell Ladner 305
81. Billy Cunningham* 304
82. Chico Vaughn 300
83. Kevin Joyce 287
84. Lonnie Wright 283
85. Mike Green 277
86. Manny Leaks 268
87. Levern Tart 267
88. Charles Beasley 264
89. Johnny Baum 262
90. Don Buse 255
91. James Silas 247
92. Stew Johnson 238
93. Wayne Hightower 232
94. Ronald Thomas 228
  Jeffrey Congdon 228
96. Joe Caldwell 225
  Andrew Anderson 225
98. George Irvine 220
99. Henry Logan 218
100. Marv Roberts 217
101. Len Elmore 210
102. Mike Pratt 203
103. Bernie Williams 196
104. Jesse Branson 193
  Swen Nater 193
106. Skip Thoren 192
107. Donald Sidle 189
108. Arthur Becker 178
109. Tim Bassett 170
110. Coby Dietrick 169
111. George Peeples 167
112. Bo Lamar 165
113. Johnny Neumann 164
114. Gene Littles 163
115. Jimmy O'Brien 162
  Al Smith 162
117. Ed Manning 153
118. Frank Card 149
119. Mike Butler 148
120. Ronald Franz 146
121. Neil Johnson 144
122. Gus Gerard 143
123. Ervin Inniger 138
124. Moses Malone* 136
  Mike Barr 136
126. Joe Hamilton 135
127. Walter Piatkowski 134
  Sonny Dove 134
129. Tom Thacker 133
  Al Skinner 133
131. Julius Keye 129
132. Wayne Chapman 126
133. Bob Bedell 125
  Adrian Smith 125
135. George Tinsley 122
136. Stephen Vacendak 119
137. Bobby Rascoe 118
138. Jan Van Breda Kolff 116
139. Bruce Seals 115
140. Randolph Mahaffey 113
  Randy Denton 113
142. Bob Verga 108
143. Samuel Robinson 105
144. Claude Terry 104
145. Elton McGriff 103
146. Willard Sojourner 102
  Ollie Darden 102
148. John Clawson 100
149. Ron Perry 97
150. Ed Johnson 94
  Jim Jarvis 94
152. Gary Keller 93
153. Willie Somerset 91
154. Don Adams 90
155. Joe DePre 88
156. Al Tucker 86
157. John Barnhill 85
158. Caldwell Jones 83
159. Willie Long 81
160. George Adams 80
161. Warren Davis 78
  Jim Ard 78
163. Daniel Sparks 77
164. Bobby Hooper 76
165. Billy Shepherd 74
166. Goo Kennedy 73
167. Simmie Hill 72
168. Collis Jones 71
169. Jim Caldwell 69
170. Dallas Thornton 67
171. Jim Chones 66
172. Larry Miller 61
  Jim Bradley 61
174. Kim Hughes 60
175. George Karl 59
176. Willie Porter 58
177. Marvin Webster 57
178. Richard Clark 56
179. Cliff Hagan* 55
180. Chuck Terry 53
181. Mel Peterson 51
182. Mike Lewis 50
183. Bill McGill 47
184. John Fairchild 46
185. Ben Warley 45
  Allan Bristow 45
187. Rich Peek 43
188. Jim McDaniels 42
  Gus Johnson* 42
190. Mike Flynn 41
  Guy Manning 41
192. Marlbert Pradd 40
  Arvesta Kelly 40
194. John Smith 39
  Jimmy Rayl 39
  Jasper Wilson 39
197. Hank Whitney 38
  Grant Simmons 38
199. Bud Olsen 37
  Dave Twardzik 37
201. Ken Wilburn 36
  Jay Miller 36
203. Lee Davis 34
204. Luther Green 33
205. Dennis Holman 31
  Roger Brown 31
207. Tommie Bowens 30
208. Len Chappell 29
  Jerry Pettway 29
  Jimmy Foster 29
  Will Frazier 29
212. Errol Palmer 28
  Stephen Chubin 28
214. Roderick McDonald 26
  Leroy Wright 26
216. Leary Lentz 25
217. Dennis Wuycik 24
218. John Trapp 22
  Shaler Halimon 22
  Hal Hale 22
  Dan Roundfield 22
  Wali Jones 22
223. Bobby Wilson 21
224. Howie Wright 20
  Bobby Edmonds 20
  Bobby Croft 20
227. Billy Schaeffer 19
  Calvin Fowler 19
  Dick Nemelka 19
230. Bill Bunting 18
  Earle Higgins 18
  Ron Widby 18
233. Erwin Mueller 17
  Rich Niemann 17
  Roy Ebron 17
  Pierre Russell 17
237. Dan Hester 16
  Carl Fuller 16
239. Dan Anderson 15
  Dewitt Menyard 15
241. Al Cueto 14
  Jim O'Brien 14
243. Ron Bonham 13
  Tom Hoover 13
  Mark Olberding 13
  Riney Lochmann 13
247. Howard Bayne 12
  Bob Lackey 12
  Garfield Smith 12
  Joe Roberts 12
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