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NBA & ABA Career Playoff Leaders and Records for Points

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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. Karl Malone* 4761
6. Tim Duncan 4614
7. Julius Erving* 4580
8. Jerry West* 4457
9. Larry Bird* 3897
10. LeBron James 3871
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 3321
18. Tony Parker 3305
19. Kevin McHale* 3182
20. Dwyane Wade 3125
21. Dennis Johnson* 3116
22. James Worthy* 3022
23. Reggie Miller* 2972
24. Clyde Drexler* 2963
25. Dan Issel* 2934
26. Sam Jones* 2909
27. Rick Barry* 2870
28. Paul Pierce 2843
29. Charles Barkley* 2833
30. Robert Parish* 2820
31. Patrick Ewing* 2813
32. Bill Russell* 2673
33. Richard Hamilton 2571
34. Ray Allen 2564
35. Chauncey Billups 2526
36. Kevin Garnett 2518
37. Byron Scott 2451
38. Manu Ginobili 2450
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. Allen Iverson 2111
50. Jeff Hornacek 2092
51. Derek Fisher 2073
52. Steve Nash 2072
53. Zelmo Beaty 2062
54. Roger Brown* 2060
55. Tom Heinsohn* 2058
56. Jason Kidd 2043
57. Kevin Johnson 2026
58. Freddie Lewis 2023
59. Bob Cousy* 2018
60. Bob Dandridge 1967
61. Robert Horry 1939
62. Gus Williams 1929
63. Walt Frazier* 1927
64. Chet Walker* 1916
65. Oscar Robertson* 1910
  Maurice Cheeks 1910
67. Horace Grant 1907
68. Danny Ainge 1902
69. Mel Daniels* 1901
70. Cliff Hagan* 1889
71. Dolph Schayes* 1887
72. Hal Greer* 1876
73. Sam Perkins 1861
74. Terry Porter 1828
75. Jamaal Wilkes* 1820
76. Pau Gasol 1801
77. Bobby Jones 1800
78. Artis Gilmore* 1768
79. Joe Dumars* 1752
80. Mark Aguirre 1747
81. Jo Jo White 1720
82. Bob McAdoo* 1718
83. Carmelo Anthony 1693
84. Dave Cowens* 1684
85. George Mikan* 1680
86. Jimmy Jones 1670
87. Terry Cummings 1664
88. Tom Chambers 1662
89. Alex English* 1661
90. Sam Cassell 1656
91. Louie Dampier 1651
92. Michael Cooper 1581
  Tayshaun Prince 1581
94. Don Nelson 1577
95. Adrian Dantley* 1558
96. Jerome Kersey 1557
97. Charles Oakley 1550
98. Kevin Durant 1546
99. Dick Barnett 1539
100. Jason Terry 1538
101. Rik Smits 1537
102. Dave DeBusschere* 1536
103. Michael Finley 1525
104. Shawn Kemp 1522
105. Chris Webber 1495
106. Maurice Lucas 1487
  Sidney Moncrief 1487
108. Earl Monroe* 1471
109. Vlade Divac 1468
110. Willie Wise 1467
111. Billy Paultz 1466
112. Jack Sikma 1461
113. Shawn Marion 1458
114. Clifford Robinson 1453
115. Gail Goodrich* 1450
  Walter Davis 1450
117. Ricky Pierce 1447
118. Bill Sharman* 1446
119. Dan Majerle 1441
  Kenyon Martin 1441
121. Detlef Schrempf 1432
122. Dominique Wilkins* 1423
123. Lamar Odom 1407
124. Bailey Howell* 1401
125. Amar'e Stoudemire 1392
126. Vinnie Johnson 1387
127. Darryl Dawkins 1375
128. Carlos Boozer 1372
129. Peja Stojakovic 1367
130. John Starks 1363
131. Willis Reed* 1358
132. Ron Boone 1355
133. Bill Laimbeer 1354
134. Rudy LaRusso 1344
135. Steve Smith 1338
136. Paul Westphal 1337
137. Vince Carter 1336
  Rajon Rondo 1336
139. Frank Ramsey* 1331
140. Richard Jefferson 1327
141. Mike Bibby 1324
142. Mack Calvin 1316
143. A.C. Green 1315
144. Anfernee Hardaway 1304
145. Lou Hudson 1300
146. Alonzo Mourning* 1291
147. Wes Unseld* 1260
148. Andrew Toney 1254
149. Bob Lanier* 1244
150. Latrell Sprewell 1223
151. Bill Bradley* 1222
152. Allan Houston 1214
153. Buck Williams 1211
154. Dwight Howard 1201
155. Fred Brown 1197
156. Jim McMillian 1194
157. Paul Arizin* 1186
158. Bill Bridges 1185
  Mark Jackson 1185
160. Metta World Peace 1180
161. Derrick McKey 1176
162. Eddie Johnson 1168
163. Marques Johnson 1163
164. Joe Johnson 1151
165. Bob Netolicky 1143
166. Tom Sanders 1142
167. Vern Mikkelsen* 1141
168. Bill Keller 1139
169. Mychal Thompson 1132
170. Archie Clark 1125
171. Paul Silas 1124
172. Sean Elliott 1118
173. Cedric Maxwell 1116
174. Rolando Blackman 1110
175. Tracy McGrady 1109
176. Bill Cartwright 1100
177. Rashard Lewis 1097
178. Derek Harper 1094
179. Kiki Vandeweghe 1093
180. Chris Bosh 1090
181. Phil Chenier 1088
182. Doug Moe 1086
183. Jeff Mullins 1084
184. Jermaine O'Neal 1082
185. Dennis Rodman* 1081
186. Alvan Adams 1076
  Bob Love 1076
188. Deron Williams 1074
189. Cincinnatus Powell 1071
190. Larry Nance 1070
191. Toni Kukoc 1064
192. Billy Cunningham* 1061
193. Hersey Hawkins 1043
194. Donnie Freeman 1040
195. Bryon Russell 1038
196. Russell Westbrook 1037
  Eddie Jones 1037
198. Hedo Turkoglu 1033
199. Nick Van Exel 1032
200. Lenny Wilkens* 1031
201. James Edwards 1030
  Antoine Walker 1030
203. Norm Nixon 1027
204. Robert Reid 1025
205. Ron Harper 1013
206. Dale Ellis 1011
207. Stephen Jackson 1003
208. Mario Elie 985
209. Jerry Stackhouse 984
210. Chris Mullin* 982
211. Larry Kenon 979
212. Jim Pollard* 977
213. Josh Howard 976
214. Kevin Willis 970
215. Nate Thurmond* 966
216. Clyde Lovellette* 963
217. David Thompson* 962
218. Jeff Malone 956
219. Avery Johnson 949
220. Calvin Murphy* 945
221. Tim Hardaway 943
222. Baron Davis 942
223. Joe Caldwell 941
224. Ralph Simpson 940
225. Ben Wallace 939
226. Larry Johnson 937
227. Red Kerr 933
  George Yardley* 933
229. Thurl Bailey 929
230. Doc Rivers 926
231. Slater Martin* 924
232. Dikembe Mutombo 918
233. Darel Carrier 916
234. Lionel Hollins 911
235. Anthony Mason 909
236. Larry Foust 902
  Antonio Davis 902
238. Dale Davis 900
239. Max Zaslofsky 899
240. Caldwell Jones 897
241. Jerry Lucas* 896
242. Elden Campbell 888
243. Glen Rice 884
244. Scott Wedman 882
245. Paul Pressey 881
  Spencer Haywood 881
247. Keith Erickson 872
248. Xavier McDaniel 867
249. Red Robbins 865
250. Jalen Rose 863

NBA

Rank Player PTS
1. Michael Jordan* 5987
2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 5762
3. Kobe Bryant 5640
4. Shaquille O'Neal 5250
5. Karl Malone* 4761
6. Tim Duncan 4614
7. Jerry West* 4457
8. Larry Bird* 3897
9. LeBron James 3871
10. John Havlicek* 3776
11. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3755
12. Magic Johnson* 3701
13. Scottie Pippen* 3642
14. Elgin Baylor* 3623
15. Wilt Chamberlain* 3607
16. Dirk Nowitzki 3321
17. Tony Parker 3305
18. Kevin McHale* 3182
19. Dwyane Wade 3125
20. Dennis Johnson* 3116
21. Julius Erving* 3088
22. James Worthy* 3022
23. Reggie Miller* 2972
24. Clyde Drexler* 2963
25. Sam Jones* 2909
26. Paul Pierce 2843
27. Charles Barkley* 2833
28. Robert Parish* 2820
29. Patrick Ewing* 2813
30. Bill Russell* 2673
31. Richard Hamilton 2571
32. Ray Allen 2564
33. Chauncey Billups 2526
34. Kevin Garnett 2518
35. Byron Scott 2451
36. Manu Ginobili 2450
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. Allen Iverson 2111
45. Jeff Hornacek 2092
46. Moses Malone* 2077
47. Derek Fisher 2073
48. Steve Nash 2072
49. Tom Heinsohn* 2058
50. Jason Kidd 2043
51. Kevin Johnson 2026
52. Bob Cousy* 2018
53. Bob Dandridge 1967
54. Robert Horry 1939
55. Gus Williams 1929
56. Walt Frazier* 1927
57. Chet Walker* 1916
58. Oscar Robertson* 1910
  Maurice Cheeks 1910
60. Horace Grant 1907
61. Danny Ainge 1902
62. Dolph Schayes* 1887
63. Hal Greer* 1876
64. Sam Perkins 1861
65. Cliff Hagan* 1834
66. Rick Barry* 1833
67. Terry Porter 1828
68. Jamaal Wilkes* 1820
69. Pau Gasol 1801
70. Joe Dumars* 1752
71. Mark Aguirre 1747
72. Jo Jo White 1720
73. Bob McAdoo* 1718
74. Carmelo Anthony 1693
75. Dave Cowens* 1684
76. George Mikan* 1680
77. Terry Cummings 1664
78. Tom Chambers 1662
79. Alex English* 1661
80. Sam Cassell 1656
81. George Gervin* 1592
82. Michael Cooper 1581
  Tayshaun Prince 1581
84. Don Nelson 1577
85. Adrian Dantley* 1558
86. Jerome Kersey 1557
87. Charles Oakley 1550
88. Kevin Durant 1546
89. Dick Barnett 1539
90. Jason Terry 1538
91. Rik Smits 1537
92. Dave DeBusschere* 1536
93. Michael Finley 1525
94. Shawn Kemp 1522
95. Chris Webber 1495
96. Sidney Moncrief 1487
97. Earl Monroe* 1471
98. Vlade Divac 1468
99. Jack Sikma 1461
100. Shawn Marion 1458
101. Clifford Robinson 1453
  Bobby Jones 1453
103. Gail Goodrich* 1450
  Walter Davis 1450
105. Ricky Pierce 1447
106. Bill Sharman* 1446
107. Kenyon Martin 1441
  Dan Majerle 1441
109. Detlef Schrempf 1432
110. Dominique Wilkins* 1423
111. Lamar Odom 1407
112. Bailey Howell* 1401
113. Amar'e Stoudemire 1392
114. Vinnie Johnson 1387
115. Darryl Dawkins 1375
116. Carlos Boozer 1372
117. Peja Stojakovic 1367
118. John Starks 1363
119. Willis Reed* 1358
120. Bill Laimbeer 1354
121. Rudy LaRusso 1344
122. Steve Smith 1338
123. Paul Westphal 1337
124. Vince Carter 1336
  Rajon Rondo 1336
126. Frank Ramsey* 1331
127. Richard Jefferson 1327
128. Mike Bibby 1324
129. A.C. Green 1315
130. Anfernee Hardaway 1304
131. Lou Hudson 1300
132. Alonzo Mourning* 1291
133. Wes Unseld* 1260
134. Andrew Toney 1254
135. Bob Lanier* 1244
136. Latrell Sprewell 1223
137. Bill Bradley* 1222
138. Allan Houston 1214
139. Buck Williams 1211
140. Dwight Howard 1201
141. Fred Brown 1197
142. Jim McMillian 1194
143. Paul Arizin* 1186
144. Mark Jackson 1185
  Bill Bridges 1185
146. Metta World Peace 1180
147. Derrick McKey 1176
148. Eddie Johnson 1168
149. Marques Johnson 1163
150. Maurice Lucas 1159
151. Joe Johnson 1151
152. Tom Sanders 1142
153. Vern Mikkelsen* 1141
154. Mychal Thompson 1132
155. Archie Clark 1125
156. Paul Silas 1124
157. Sean Elliott 1118
158. Cedric Maxwell 1116
159. Rolando Blackman 1110
160. Tracy McGrady 1109
161. Bill Cartwright 1100
162. Rashard Lewis 1097
163. Derek Harper 1094
164. Kiki Vandeweghe 1093
165. Chris Bosh 1090
166. Phil Chenier 1088
167. Jeff Mullins 1084
168. Jermaine O'Neal 1082
169. Dennis Rodman* 1081
170. Alvan Adams 1076
  Bob Love 1076
172. Deron Williams 1074
173. Zelmo Beaty 1071
174. Larry Nance 1070
175. Toni Kukoc 1064
176. Hersey Hawkins 1043
177. Bryon Russell 1038
178. Russell Westbrook 1037
  Eddie Jones 1037
180. Hedo Turkoglu 1033
181. Nick Van Exel 1032
182. Lenny Wilkens* 1031
183. James Edwards 1030
  Antoine Walker 1030
185. Dan Issel* 1029
186. Norm Nixon 1027
187. Robert Reid 1025
188. Ron Harper 1013
189. Dale Ellis 1011
190. Stephen Jackson 1003
191. Mario Elie 985
192. Jerry Stackhouse 984
193. Chris Mullin* 982
194. Jim Pollard* 977
195. Josh Howard 976
196. Kevin Willis 970
197. Nate Thurmond* 966
198. Clyde Lovellette* 963
199. Jeff Malone 956
200. Avery Johnson 949
201. Calvin Murphy* 945
202. Tim Hardaway 943
203. Baron Davis 942
204. Ben Wallace 939
205. Larry Johnson 937
206. George Yardley* 933
  Red Kerr 933
208. Thurl Bailey 929
209. Doc Rivers 926
210. Slater Martin* 924
211. Dikembe Mutombo 918
212. Lionel Hollins 911
213. Anthony Mason 909
214. Antonio Davis 902
  Larry Foust 902
216. Dale Davis 900
217. Max Zaslofsky 899
218. Jerry Lucas* 896
219. Elden Campbell 888
220. Glen Rice 884
221. Scott Wedman 882
222. Paul Pressey 881
223. Keith Erickson 872
224. Xavier McDaniel 867
225. Jalen Rose 863
226. Larry Siegfried 858
227. John Salley 857
228. David West 855
229. Cazzie Russell 852
230. Walt Bellamy* 850
231. Connie Simmons 842
232. Chris Paul 835
233. Wali Jones 833
234. B.J. Armstrong 828
235. Calvin Natt 826
236. Josh Smith 820
237. Mark Price 818
238. Zydrunas Ilgauskas 816
239. Caldwell Jones 814
240. Bruce Bowen 808
241. Antonio McDyess 807
242. Andre Miller 805
243. Happy Hairston 801
244. Luol Deng 800
245. Don Ohl 795
246. Antawn Jamison 791
247. Otis Thorpe 790
  Arnie Risen* 790
249. Kevin Duckworth 785
  Kevin Grevey 785

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. 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. Jackie Moreland 347
  Bobby Jones 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. 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. 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. Mike Barr 136
  Moses Malone* 136
126. Joe Hamilton 135
127. Walter Piatkowski 134
  Sonny Dove 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. 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
  Jasper Wilson 39
  Jimmy Rayl 39
197. Grant Simmons 38
  Hank Whitney 38
199. Bud Olsen 37
  Dave Twardzik 37
201. Ken Wilburn 36
  Jay Miller 36
203. Lee Davis 34
204. Luther Green 33
205. Roger Brown 31
  Dennis Holman 31
207. Tommie Bowens 30
208. Len Chappell 29
  Will Frazier 29
  Jerry Pettway 29
  James Foster 29
212. Errol Palmer 28
  Stephen Chubin 28
214. Leroy Wright 26
  Roderick McDonald 26
216. Leary Lentz 25
217. Dennis Wuycik 24
218. Dan Roundfield 22
  Wali Jones 22
  John Trapp 22
  Shaler Halimon 22
  Hal Hale 22
223. Bobby Wilson 21
224. Bobby Edmonds 20
  Howie Wright 20
  Bobby Croft 20
227. Calvin Fowler 19
  Dick Nemelka 19
  Billy Schaeffer 19
230. Ron Widby 18
  Earle Higgins 18
  Bill Bunting 18
233. Rich Niemann 17
  Roy Ebron 17
  Pierre Russell 17
  Erwin Mueller 17
237. Carl Fuller 16
  Dan Hester 16
239. Dewitt Menyard 15
  Dan Anderson 15
241. Jim O'Brien 14
  Al Cueto 14
243. Mark Olberding 13
  Ron Bonham 13
  Tom Hoover 13
  Riney Lochmann 13
247. Joe Roberts 12
  Howard Bayne 12
  Garfield Smith 12
  Bob Lackey 12