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NBA & ABA Career Playoff 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. Michael Jordan* 5987
2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 5762
3. Kobe Bryant 5640
4. Shaquille O'Neal 5250
5. Tim Duncan 5113
6. LeBron James 5020
7. Karl Malone* 4761
8. Julius Erving* 4580
9. Jerry West* 4457
10. Larry Bird* 3897
11. Tony Parker 3781
12. John Havlicek* 3776
13. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3755
14. Magic Johnson* 3701
15. Scottie Pippen* 3642
16. Elgin Baylor* 3623
17. Wilt Chamberlain* 3607
18. Dirk Nowitzki 3561
19. Dwyane Wade 3481
20. Kevin McHale* 3182
21. Paul Pierce 3153
22. Dennis Johnson* 3116
23. James Worthy* 3022
24. Reggie Miller* 2972
25. Clyde Drexler* 2963
26. Dan Issel* 2934
27. Sam Jones* 2909
28. Rick Barry* 2870
29. Manu Ginobili 2836
30. Charles Barkley* 2833
31. Robert Parish* 2820
32. Patrick Ewing* 2813
33. Ray Allen 2749
34. Bill Russell* 2673
35. Kevin Garnett 2601
36. Richard Hamilton 2571
37. Chauncey Billups 2526
38. Byron Scott 2451
39. John Stockton* 2436
40. Rasheed Wallace 2384
41. Isiah Thomas* 2261
42. Bob Pettit* 2240
43. George Gervin* 2223
44. David Robinson* 2221
45. Moses Malone* 2213
46. Elvin Hayes* 2194
47. Gary Payton* 2155
48. George McGinnis 2153
49. Derek Fisher 2146
50. Allen Iverson 2111
51. Kevin Durant 2109
52. Jeff Hornacek 2092
53. Steve Nash 2072
54. Zelmo Beaty 2062
55. Roger Brown* 2060
56. Tom Heinsohn* 2058
57. Jason Kidd 2043
58. Kevin Johnson 2026
59. Freddie Lewis 2023
60. Bob Cousy* 2018
61. Bob Dandridge 1967
62. Pau Gasol 1945
63. Robert Horry 1939
64. Gus Williams 1929
65. Walt Frazier* 1927
66. Chet Walker* 1916
67. Maurice Cheeks 1910
  Oscar Robertson* 1910
69. Horace Grant 1907
70. Danny Ainge 1902
71. Mel Daniels* 1901
72. Cliff Hagan* 1889
73. Dolph Schayes* 1887
74. Hal Greer* 1876
75. Sam Perkins 1861
76. Terry Porter 1828
77. Jamaal Wilkes* 1820
78. Bobby Jones 1800
79. Artis Gilmore* 1768
80. Joe Dumars* 1752
81. Mark Aguirre 1747
82. Jo Jo White* 1720
83. Bob McAdoo* 1718
84. Jason Terry 1694
85. Carmelo Anthony 1693
86. Dave Cowens* 1684
87. George Mikan* 1680
88. Jimmy Jones 1670
89. Terry Cummings 1664
90. Tom Chambers 1662
91. Alex English* 1661
92. Sam Cassell 1656
93. Louie Dampier 1651
94. Dwight Howard 1635
95. Tayshaun Prince 1602
96. Michael Cooper 1581
97. Don Nelson* 1577
98. Adrian Dantley* 1558
99. Jerome Kersey 1557
100. Charles Oakley 1550
101. Russell Westbrook 1544
102. Dick Barnett 1539
103. Rik Smits 1537
104. Dave DeBusschere* 1536
105. Michael Finley 1525
106. Shawn Kemp 1522
107. Shawn Marion 1519
108. Joe Johnson 1504
109. Chris Webber 1495
110. Vince Carter 1493
111. Sidney Moncrief 1487
  Maurice Lucas 1487
113. Earl Monroe* 1471
114. Vlade Divac 1468
115. Willie Wise 1467
116. Billy Paultz 1466
117. Jack Sikma 1461
118. Clifford Robinson 1453
119. Walter Davis 1450
  Gail Goodrich* 1450
121. Ricky Pierce 1447
122. Bill Sharman* 1446
123. Dan Majerle 1441
  Kenyon Martin 1441
125. Detlef Schrempf 1432
126. Amar'e Stoudemire 1431
127. Dominique Wilkins* 1423
128. Carlos Boozer 1420
129. Lamar Odom 1407
130. Bailey Howell* 1401
131. Chris Bosh 1388
132. Vinnie Johnson 1387
133. Darryl Dawkins 1375
134. James Harden 1374
135. Peja Stojakovic 1367
136. John Starks 1363
137. Willis Reed* 1358
138. Chris Paul 1357
139. Rajon Rondo 1355
  Ron Boone 1355
141. Bill Laimbeer 1354
142. Rudy LaRusso 1344
143. Richard Jefferson 1342
144. Steve Smith 1338
145. Paul Westphal 1337
146. Frank Ramsey* 1331
147. Mike Bibby 1324
148. Deron Williams 1319
149. Mack Calvin 1316
150. A.C. Green 1315
151. Anfernee Hardaway 1304
152. Lou Hudson 1300
153. Alonzo Mourning* 1291
154. Wes Unseld* 1260
155. Andrew Toney 1254
156. Bob Lanier* 1244
157. Latrell Sprewell 1223
158. Bill Bradley* 1222
159. Allan Houston 1214
160. Buck Williams 1211
161. Fred Brown 1197
162. Jim McMillian 1194
163. Rashard Lewis 1192
164. Paul Arizin* 1186
165. Bill Bridges 1185
  Mark Jackson 1185
167. Metta World Peace 1180
168. Derrick McKey 1176
169. Eddie Johnson 1168
170. Marques Johnson 1163
171. Bob Netolicky 1143
172. Tom Sanders* 1142
  David West 1142
174. Vern Mikkelsen* 1141
175. Bill Keller 1139
176. Mychal Thompson 1132
177. Archie Clark 1125
178. Jermaine O'Neal 1124
  Paul Silas 1124
180. Sean Elliott 1118
181. Cedric Maxwell 1116
182. Rolando Blackman 1110
183. Tracy McGrady 1109
184. Bill Cartwright 1100
185. Derek Harper 1094
186. Kiki Vandeweghe 1093
187. Phil Chenier 1088
188. Doug Moe 1086
189. Jeff Mullins 1084
190. Dennis Rodman* 1081
191. Alvan Adams 1076
  Bob Love 1076
193. Cincinnatus Powell 1071
194. Larry Nance 1070
195. Toni Kukoc 1064
196. Billy Cunningham* 1061
197. Hedo Turkoglu 1059
198. Josh Smith 1049
199. Hersey Hawkins 1043
200. Donnie Freeman 1040
201. Bryon Russell 1038
202. Eddie Jones 1037
203. Stephen Curry 1036
204. Nick Van Exel 1032
205. Lenny Wilkens* 1031
206. Antoine Walker 1030
  James Edwards 1030
208. Norm Nixon 1027
209. Robert Reid 1025
210. Zach Randolph 1024
211. Ron Harper 1013
212. Dale Ellis 1011
213. Stephen Jackson 1003
214. Boris Diaw 987
215. Mario Elie 985
216. Jerry Stackhouse 984
217. Chris Mullin* 982
218. Larry Kenon 979
219. Jim Pollard* 977
220. Josh Howard 976
221. Derrick Rose 973
222. Kevin Willis 970
223. Nate Thurmond* 966
224. Clyde Lovellette* 963
225. David Thompson* 962
226. Jeff Malone 956
227. Blake Griffin 952
228. Avery Johnson 949
229. Calvin Murphy* 945
230. Tim Hardaway 943
231. Baron Davis 942
232. Joe Caldwell 941
233. Ralph Simpson 940
234. Ben Wallace 939
235. Larry Johnson 937
236. George Yardley* 933
  Red Kerr 933
238. Paul George 931
239. Thurl Bailey 929
240. Doc Rivers 926
241. Slater Martin* 924
242. Dikembe Mutombo* 918
243. Darel Carrier 916
244. Lionel Hollins 911
245. Anthony Mason 909
246. Antonio Davis 903
247. Larry Foust 902
248. Dale Davis 900
  Andre Iguodala 900
250. Max Zaslofsky 899

NBA

Rank Player PTS
1. Michael Jordan* 5987
2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 5762
3. Kobe Bryant 5640
4. Shaquille O'Neal 5250
5. Tim Duncan 5113
6. LeBron James 5020
7. Karl Malone* 4761
8. Jerry West* 4457
9. Larry Bird* 3897
10. Tony Parker 3781
11. John Havlicek* 3776
12. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3755
13. Magic Johnson* 3701
14. Scottie Pippen* 3642
15. Elgin Baylor* 3623
16. Wilt Chamberlain* 3607
17. Dirk Nowitzki 3561
18. Dwyane Wade 3481
19. Kevin McHale* 3182
20. Paul Pierce 3153
21. Dennis Johnson* 3116
22. Julius Erving* 3088
23. James Worthy* 3022
24. Reggie Miller* 2972
25. Clyde Drexler* 2963
26. Sam Jones* 2909
27. Manu Ginobili 2836
28. Charles Barkley* 2833
29. Robert Parish* 2820
30. Patrick Ewing* 2813
31. Ray Allen 2749
32. Bill Russell* 2673
33. Kevin Garnett 2601
34. Richard Hamilton 2571
35. Chauncey Billups 2526
36. Byron Scott 2451
37. John Stockton* 2436
38. Rasheed Wallace 2384
39. Isiah Thomas* 2261
40. Bob Pettit* 2240
41. David Robinson* 2221
42. Elvin Hayes* 2194
43. Gary Payton* 2155
44. Derek Fisher 2146
45. Allen Iverson 2111
46. Kevin Durant 2109
47. Jeff Hornacek 2092
48. Moses Malone* 2077
49. Steve Nash 2072
50. Tom Heinsohn* 2058
51. Jason Kidd 2043
52. Kevin Johnson 2026
53. Bob Cousy* 2018
54. Bob Dandridge 1967
55. Pau Gasol 1945
56. Robert Horry 1939
57. Gus Williams 1929
58. Walt Frazier* 1927
59. Chet Walker* 1916
60. Maurice Cheeks 1910
  Oscar Robertson* 1910
62. Horace Grant 1907
63. Danny Ainge 1902
64. Dolph Schayes* 1887
65. Hal Greer* 1876
66. Sam Perkins 1861
67. Cliff Hagan* 1834
68. Rick Barry* 1833
69. Terry Porter 1828
70. Jamaal Wilkes* 1820
71. Joe Dumars* 1752
72. Mark Aguirre 1747
73. Jo Jo White* 1720
74. Bob McAdoo* 1718
75. Jason Terry 1694
76. Carmelo Anthony 1693
77. Dave Cowens* 1684
78. George Mikan* 1680
79. Terry Cummings 1664
80. Tom Chambers 1662
81. Alex English* 1661
82. Sam Cassell 1656
83. Dwight Howard 1635
84. Tayshaun Prince 1602
85. George Gervin* 1592
86. Michael Cooper 1581
87. Don Nelson* 1577
88. Adrian Dantley* 1558
89. Jerome Kersey 1557
90. Charles Oakley 1550
91. Russell Westbrook 1544
92. Dick Barnett 1539
93. Rik Smits 1537
94. Dave DeBusschere* 1536
95. Michael Finley 1525
96. Shawn Kemp 1522
97. Shawn Marion 1519
98. Joe Johnson 1504
99. Chris Webber 1495
100. Vince Carter 1493
101. Sidney Moncrief 1487
102. Earl Monroe* 1471
103. Vlade Divac 1468
104. Jack Sikma 1461
105. Bobby Jones 1453
  Clifford Robinson 1453
107. Gail Goodrich* 1450
  Walter Davis 1450
109. Ricky Pierce 1447
110. Bill Sharman* 1446
111. Kenyon Martin 1441
  Dan Majerle 1441
113. Detlef Schrempf 1432
114. Amar'e Stoudemire 1431
115. Dominique Wilkins* 1423
116. Carlos Boozer 1420
117. Lamar Odom 1407
118. Bailey Howell* 1401
119. Chris Bosh 1388
120. Vinnie Johnson 1387
121. Darryl Dawkins 1375
122. James Harden 1374
123. Peja Stojakovic 1367
124. John Starks 1363
125. Willis Reed* 1358
126. Chris Paul 1357
127. Rajon Rondo 1355
128. Bill Laimbeer 1354
129. Rudy LaRusso 1344
130. Richard Jefferson 1342
131. Steve Smith 1338
132. Paul Westphal 1337
133. Frank Ramsey* 1331
134. Mike Bibby 1324
135. Deron Williams 1319
136. A.C. Green 1315
137. Anfernee Hardaway 1304
138. Lou Hudson 1300
139. Alonzo Mourning* 1291
140. Wes Unseld* 1260
141. Andrew Toney 1254
142. Bob Lanier* 1244
143. Latrell Sprewell 1223
144. Bill Bradley* 1222
145. Allan Houston 1214
146. Buck Williams 1211
147. Fred Brown 1197
148. Jim McMillian 1194
149. Rashard Lewis 1192
150. Paul Arizin* 1186
151. Mark Jackson 1185
  Bill Bridges 1185
153. Metta World Peace 1180
154. Derrick McKey 1176
155. Eddie Johnson 1168
156. Marques Johnson 1163
157. Maurice Lucas 1159
158. David West 1142
  Tom Sanders* 1142
160. Vern Mikkelsen* 1141
161. Mychal Thompson 1132
162. Archie Clark 1125
163. Paul Silas 1124
  Jermaine O'Neal 1124
165. Sean Elliott 1118
166. Cedric Maxwell 1116
167. Rolando Blackman 1110
168. Tracy McGrady 1109
169. Bill Cartwright 1100
170. Derek Harper 1094
171. Kiki Vandeweghe 1093
172. Phil Chenier 1088
173. Jeff Mullins 1084
174. Dennis Rodman* 1081
175. Alvan Adams 1076
  Bob Love 1076
177. Zelmo Beaty 1071
178. Larry Nance 1070
179. Toni Kukoc 1064
180. Hedo Turkoglu 1059
181. Josh Smith 1049
182. Hersey Hawkins 1043
183. Bryon Russell 1038
184. Eddie Jones 1037
185. Stephen Curry 1036
186. Nick Van Exel 1032
187. Lenny Wilkens* 1031
188. James Edwards 1030
  Antoine Walker 1030
190. Dan Issel* 1029
191. Norm Nixon 1027
192. Robert Reid 1025
193. Zach Randolph 1024
194. Ron Harper 1013
195. Dale Ellis 1011
196. Stephen Jackson 1003
197. Boris Diaw 987
198. Mario Elie 985
199. Jerry Stackhouse 984
200. Chris Mullin* 982
201. Jim Pollard* 977
202. Josh Howard 976
203. Derrick Rose 973
204. Kevin Willis 970
205. Nate Thurmond* 966
206. Clyde Lovellette* 963
207. Jeff Malone 956
208. Blake Griffin 952
209. Avery Johnson 949
210. Calvin Murphy* 945
211. Tim Hardaway 943
212. Baron Davis 942
213. Ben Wallace 939
214. Larry Johnson 937
215. Red Kerr 933
  George Yardley* 933
217. Paul George 931
218. Thurl Bailey 929
219. Doc Rivers 926
220. Slater Martin* 924
221. Dikembe Mutombo* 918
222. Lionel Hollins 911
223. Anthony Mason 909
224. Antonio Davis 903
225. Larry Foust 902
226. Andre Iguodala 900
  Dale Davis 900
228. Max Zaslofsky 899
229. Marc Gasol 897
230. Jerry Lucas* 896
231. J.R. Smith 895
232. Elden Campbell 888
233. Glen Rice 884
234. Scott Wedman 882
235. Paul Pressey 881
236. Kawhi Leonard 875
237. Mario Chalmers 872
  Keith Erickson 872
239. George Hill 868
240. Xavier McDaniel 867
241. Jalen Rose 863
242. Larry Siegfried 858
243. John Salley 857
244. Cazzie Russell 852
245. Walt Bellamy* 850
246. Andre Miller 849
247. Paul Millsap 843
248. Connie Simmons 842
249. Wali Jones 833
250. B.J. Armstrong 828

ABA

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. George Stone 609
  Mervin Jackson 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. Charles Williams 555
  Walter Simon 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. Jeffrey Congdon 228
  Ronald Thomas 228
96. Andrew Anderson 225
  Joe Caldwell 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. Swen Nater 193
  Jesse Branson 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. Al Smith 162
  Jimmy O'Brien 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. Sonny Dove 134
  Walter Piatkowski 134
129. Al Skinner 133
  Tom Thacker 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. Randy Denton 113
  Randolph Mahaffey 113
142. Bob Verga 108
143. Samuel Robinson 105
144. Claude Terry 104
145. Elton McGriff 103
146. Ollie Darden 102
  Willard Sojourner 102
148. John Clawson 100
149. Ron Perry 97
150. Jim Jarvis 94
  Ed Johnson 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. Jimmy Rayl 39
  John Smith 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. James Foster 29
  Jerry Pettway 29
  Len Chappell 29
  Will Frazier 29
212. Stephen Chubin 28
  Errol Palmer 28
214. Roderick McDonald 26
  Leroy Wright 26
216. Leary Lentz 25
217. Dennis Wuycik 24
218. Dan Roundfield 22
  Wali Jones 22
  Hal Hale 22
  John Trapp 22
  Shaler Halimon 22
223. Bobby Wilson 21
224. Howie Wright 20
  Bobby Edmonds 20
  Bobby Croft 20
227. Dick Nemelka 19
  Billy Schaeffer 19
  Calvin Fowler 19
230. Bill Bunting 18
  Earle Higgins 18
  Ron Widby 18
233. Roy Ebron 17
  Pierre Russell 17
  Erwin Mueller 17
  Rich Niemann 17
237. Dan Hester 16
  Carl Fuller 16
239. Dewitt Menyard 15
  Dan Anderson 15
241. Jim O'Brien 14
  Al Cueto 14
243. Riney Lochmann 13
  Ron Bonham 13
  Tom Hoover 13
  Mark Olberding 13
247. Joe Roberts 12
  Garfield Smith 12
  Bob Lackey 12
  Howard Bayne 12