NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Points Per Game

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NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
Rank Player PPG
1. Michael Jordan* 30.12
2. Wilt Chamberlain* 30.07
3. Kevin Durant 27.40
4. Elgin Baylor* 27.36
5. LeBron James 27.12
6. Jerry West* 27.03
7. Allen Iverson* 26.66
8. Bob Pettit* 26.36
9. Oscar Robertson* 25.68
10. George Gervin* 25.09
11. Karl Malone* 25.02
12. Kobe Bryant 24.99
13. Carmelo Anthony 24.89
14. Dominique Wilkins* 24.83
15. Rick Barry* 24.78
16. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 24.61
17. Larry Bird* 24.29
18. Adrian Dantley* 24.27
19. Pete Maravich* 24.24
20. Julius Erving* 24.16
21. Shaquille O'Neal* 23.69
22. Dwyane Wade 23.56
23. George Mikan* 23.13
24. Paul Arizin* 22.81
25. David Thompson* 22.67
26. Stephen Curry 22.58
27. Dan Issel* 22.56
28. Bernard King* 22.49
29. Charles Barkley* 22.14
30. Bob McAdoo* 22.05
31. Dirk Nowitzki 21.97
32. Geoff Petrie 21.82
33. Russell Westbrook 21.78
34. Hakeem Olajuwon* 21.77
35. Alex English* 21.47
36. Blake Griffin 21.44
37. James Harden 21.35
38. Billy Cunningham* 21.18
39. David Robinson* 21.06
40. Mitch Richmond* 21.00
41. Patrick Ewing* 20.98
42. Elvin Hayes* 20.96
43. John Havlicek* 20.78
44. Charlie Scott 20.69
45. John Drew 20.69
46. Glenn Robinson 20.69
47. John Brisker 20.69
48. Chris Webber 20.68
49. Gilbert Arenas 20.66
50. DeMarcus Cousins 20.53
51. Clyde Drexler* 20.44
52. Dave Bing* 20.34
53. Moses Malone* 20.33
54. Spencer Haywood* 20.27
55. World B. Free 20.27
56. Bob Verga 20.23
57. George McGinnis 20.20
58. Lou Hudson 20.16
59. Marques Johnson 20.10
60. Walt Bellamy* 20.08
61. Bob Lanier* 20.07
62. Darel Carrier 20.03
63. Mark Aguirre 20.00
64. Paul Pierce 19.91
65. Mike Mitchell 19.78
66. Kiki Vandeweghe 19.73
67. Tracy McGrady 19.60
68. Derrick Rose 19.58
69. Magic Johnson* 19.54
70. Neil Johnston* 19.42
71. Levern Tart 19.40
72. Stephon Marbury 19.26
73. Chris Bosh 19.25
74. Jack Twyman* 19.25
75. Hal Greer* 19.24
76. Isiah Thomas* 19.23
77. LaMarcus Aldridge 19.20
78. George Yardley* 19.20
79. Larry Jones 19.07
80. Jamal Mashburn 19.06
81. Jeff Malone 19.04
82. Tim Duncan 19.03
83. Michael Redd 19.03
84. Yao Ming* 19.03
85. Brad Daugherty 18.96
86. Amar'e Stoudemire 18.91
87. Walter Davis 18.90
88. Walt Frazier* 18.89
89. Donnie Freeman 18.88
90. Ray Allen 18.85
91. Earl Monroe* 18.85
92. Tiny Archibald* 18.81
93. Artis Gilmore* 18.77
94. Willis Reed* 18.74
95. Chris Paul 18.74
96. Connie Hawkins* 18.71
97. Bailey Howell* 18.71
98. Vince Carter 18.68
99. Tom Heinsohn* 18.65
100. Gail Goodrich* 18.60
101. George Thompson 18.57
102. Monta Ellis 18.54
103. Klay Thompson 18.53
104. Reggie Theus 18.53
105. Dolph Schayes* 18.51
106. Bob Dandridge 18.51
107. Antawn Jamison 18.51
108. DeMar DeRozan 18.47
109. Mel Daniels* 18.43
110. Rudy Gay 18.41
111. Kevin Love 18.41
112. Bob Cousy* 18.36
113. Glen Rice 18.34
114. Brook Lopez 18.33
115. Latrell Sprewell 18.30
116. Chet Walker* 18.25
117. Reggie Miller* 18.20
118. John Wall 18.20
119. Chris Mullin* 18.17
120. Steve Francis 18.14
121. George Carter 18.13
122. Tom Chambers 18.11
123. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 18.11
124. Pau Gasol 18.08
125. Otis Birdsong 18.02
126. Rolando Blackman 17.98
127. Calvin Murphy* 17.91
128. Doug Collins 17.90
129. Kevin Johnson 17.86
130. Kevin McHale* 17.85
131. Kevin Garnett 17.83
132. Bill Sharman* 17.81
133. Tim Hardaway 17.73
134. Cliff Hagan* 17.72
135. Sam Jones* 17.69
136. Dwight Howard 17.69
137. Jamaal Wilkes* 17.69
138. Joe Barry Carroll 17.67
139. Dave Cowens* 17.64
140. James Worthy* 17.62
141. Willie Wise 17.62
142. Bob Love 17.61
143. Reggie Lewis 17.56
144. Ed Macauley* 17.53
145. Antoine Walker 17.52
146. John Williamson 17.47
147. Rudy Tomjanovich 17.43
148. Bob Rule 17.39
149. Kevin Martin 17.36
150. Roger Brown* 17.35
151. Purvis Short 17.35
152. Allan Houston 17.34
153. Richie Guerin* 17.31
154. Larry Kenon 17.23
155. Cliff Robinson 17.21
156. Jo Jo White* 17.20
157. Phil Chenier 17.18
158. Calvin Natt 17.18
159. Kelly Tripucka 17.17
160. Warren Jabali 17.15
161. Zelmo Beaty* 17.11
162. Jason Richardson 17.09
163. Gus Williams 17.08
164. Alonzo Mourning* 17.08
165. Richard Hamilton 17.06
166. Larry Nance 17.05
167. Peja Stojakovic 16.97
168. Clyde Lovellette* 16.97
169. Jerry Lucas* 16.95
170. Billy Knight 16.93
171. Zach Randolph 16.92
172. Jerry Stackhouse 16.92
173. Sidney Wicks 16.85
174. Danny Granger 16.82
175. Joe Johnson 16.76
176. Ron Boone 16.75
177. Ralph Simpson 16.72
178. Isaiah Rider 16.71
179. Grant Hill 16.70
180. Jimmy Walker 16.70
181. Deron Williams 16.70
182. Tyreke Evans 16.67
183. Randy Smith 16.66
184. Eric Gordon 16.62
185. Jimmy Jones 16.57
186. Lenny Wilkens* 16.50
187. Derrick Coleman 16.50
188. Glen Combs 16.49
189. Tony Parker 16.48
190. Al Jefferson 16.46
191. Terry Cummings 16.45
192. Dick Van Arsdale 16.37
193. Joe Fulks* 16.37
194. Gary Payton* 16.34
195. Archie Clark 16.30
196. Doug Moe 16.30
197. Stew Johnson 16.29
198. Cincinnatus Powell 16.27
199. Gus Johnson* 16.23
200. Carlos Boozer 16.23
201. Brian Winters 16.21
202. Darrell Griffith 16.20
203. Larry Johnson 16.20
204. Jeff Mullins 16.19
205. Charles Williams 16.18
206. Joe Caldwell 16.14
207. Mack Calvin 16.12
208. James Silas 16.11
209. Joe Dumars* 16.11
210. Baron Davis 16.10
211. Scottie Pippen* 16.08
212. Dave DeBusschere* 16.06
213. Freddie Lewis 16.04
214. Cuttino Mobley 16.02
215. Eddie Johnson 16.02
216. Keith Van Horn 16.01
217. Orlando Woolridge 16.01
218. Marvin Barnes 15.98
219. Bob Netolicky 15.98
220. Corey Maggette 15.96
221. Andrew Toney 15.94
222. Louie Dampier* 15.92
223. Elton Brand 15.90
224. Don Ohl 15.89
225. Campy Russell 15.82
226. Dick Barnett 15.82
227. Willie Naulls 15.79
228. Sam Cassell 15.75
229. Dale Ellis 15.72
230. Norm Nixon 15.71
231. Michael Finley 15.69
232. Xavier McDaniel 15.64
233. Rudy LaRusso 15.63
234. Jack Sikma 15.62
235. Rich Jones 15.59
236. Paul Westphal 15.56
237. Sidney Moncrief 15.56
238. Truck Robinson 15.53
239. Ray Williams 15.51
240. Jamal Crawford 15.46
241. Ralph Sampson* 15.44
242. Austin Carr 15.36
243. Kevin Loughery 15.33
244. Wayman Tisdale 15.33
245. Tom Van Arsdale 15.32
246. Luol Deng 15.30
247. Mark Price 15.22
248. Shawn Marion 15.22
249. Brandon Jennings 15.19
250. Anfernee Hardaway 15.18

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player PPG
1. Michael Jordan* 30.12
2. Wilt Chamberlain* 30.07
3. Kevin Durant 27.40
4. Elgin Baylor* 27.36
5. LeBron James 27.12
6. Jerry West* 27.03
7. Allen Iverson* 26.66
8. Bob Pettit* 26.36
9. George Gervin* 26.18
10. Oscar Robertson* 25.68
11. Karl Malone* 25.02
12. Kobe Bryant 24.99
13. Carmelo Anthony 24.89
14. Dominique Wilkins* 24.83
15. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 24.61
16. Larry Bird* 24.29
17. Adrian Dantley* 24.27
18. Pete Maravich* 24.24
19. Shaquille O'Neal* 23.69
20. Dwyane Wade 23.56
21. Rick Barry* 23.17
22. George Mikan* 23.13
23. Paul Arizin* 22.81
24. Stephen Curry 22.58
25. Bernard King* 22.49
26. Charles Barkley* 22.14
27. David Thompson* 22.13
28. Bob McAdoo* 22.05
29. Dirk Nowitzki 21.97
30. Julius Erving* 21.97
31. Geoff Petrie 21.82
32. Russell Westbrook 21.78
33. Hakeem Olajuwon* 21.77
34. Alex English* 21.47
35. Blake Griffin 21.44
36. James Harden 21.35
37. David Robinson* 21.06
38. Mitch Richmond* 21.00
39. Patrick Ewing* 20.98
40. Elvin Hayes* 20.96
41. Billy Cunningham* 20.83
42. John Havlicek* 20.78
43. John Drew 20.69
44. Glenn Robinson 20.69
45. Chris Webber 20.68
46. Gilbert Arenas 20.66
47. Moses Malone* 20.62
48. DeMarcus Cousins 20.53
49. Clyde Drexler* 20.44
50. Dan Issel* 20.42
51. Dave Bing* 20.34
52. World B. Free 20.27
53. Lou Hudson 20.16
54. Marques Johnson 20.10
55. Walt Bellamy* 20.08
56. Bob Lanier* 20.07
57. Mark Aguirre 20.00
58. Paul Pierce 19.91
59. Mike Mitchell 19.78
60. Kiki Vandeweghe 19.73
61. Tracy McGrady 19.60
62. Derrick Rose 19.58
63. Magic Johnson* 19.54
64. Neil Johnston* 19.42
65. Stephon Marbury 19.26
66. Chris Bosh 19.25
67. Jack Twyman* 19.25
68. Hal Greer* 19.24
69. Isiah Thomas* 19.23
70. LaMarcus Aldridge 19.20
71. George Yardley* 19.20
72. Spencer Haywood* 19.20
73. Jamal Mashburn 19.06
74. Jeff Malone 19.04
75. Tim Duncan 19.03
76. Michael Redd 19.03
77. Yao Ming* 19.03
78. Brad Daugherty 18.96
79. Amar'e Stoudemire 18.91
80. Walter Davis 18.90
81. Walt Frazier* 18.89
82. Ray Allen 18.85
83. Earl Monroe* 18.85
84. Tiny Archibald* 18.81
85. Willis Reed* 18.74
86. Chris Paul 18.74
87. Bailey Howell* 18.71
88. Vince Carter 18.68
89. Tom Heinsohn* 18.65
90. Gail Goodrich* 18.60
91. Monta Ellis 18.54
92. Klay Thompson 18.53
93. Reggie Theus 18.53
94. Dolph Schayes* 18.51
95. Bob Dandridge 18.51
96. Antawn Jamison 18.51
97. DeMar DeRozan 18.47
98. Rudy Gay 18.41
99. Kevin Love 18.41
100. Bob Cousy* 18.36
101. Glen Rice 18.34
102. Brook Lopez 18.33
103. Latrell Sprewell 18.30
104. Chet Walker* 18.25
105. Reggie Miller* 18.20
106. John Wall 18.20
107. Chris Mullin* 18.17
108. Steve Francis 18.14
109. Tom Chambers 18.11
110. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 18.11
111. Pau Gasol 18.08
112. Cliff Hagan* 18.05
113. Otis Birdsong 18.02
114. Rolando Blackman 17.98
115. Charlie Scott 17.92
116. Calvin Murphy* 17.91
117. Doug Collins 17.90
118. Kevin Johnson 17.86
119. Kevin McHale* 17.85
120. Kevin Garnett 17.83
121. Bill Sharman* 17.81
122. Tim Hardaway 17.73
123. Sam Jones* 17.69
124. Dwight Howard 17.69
125. Jamaal Wilkes* 17.69
126. Joe Barry Carroll 17.67
127. Dave Cowens* 17.64
128. James Worthy* 17.62
129. Bob Love 17.61
130. Reggie Lewis 17.56
131. Ed Macauley* 17.53
132. Antoine Walker 17.52
133. Rudy Tomjanovich 17.43
134. Bob Rule 17.39
135. Kevin Martin 17.36
136. Purvis Short 17.35
137. Allan Houston 17.34
138. Richie Guerin* 17.31
139. George McGinnis 17.22
140. Cliff Robinson 17.21
141. Jo Jo White* 17.20
142. Phil Chenier 17.18
143. Calvin Natt 17.18
144. Kelly Tripucka 17.17
145. Artis Gilmore* 17.14
146. Gus Johnson* 17.12
147. Jason Richardson 17.09
148. Gus Williams 17.08
149. Alonzo Mourning* 17.08
150. Richard Hamilton 17.06
151. Larry Nance 17.05
152. Peja Stojakovic 16.97
153. Clyde Lovellette* 16.97
154. Larry Kenon 16.97
155. Jerry Lucas* 16.95
156. Zach Randolph 16.92
157. Jerry Stackhouse 16.92
158. Sidney Wicks 16.85
159. Danny Granger 16.82
160. Joe Johnson 16.76
161. Isaiah Rider 16.71
162. Grant Hill 16.70
163. Jimmy Walker 16.70
164. Deron Williams 16.70
165. Tyreke Evans 16.67
166. Randy Smith 16.66
167. Eric Gordon 16.62
168. Lenny Wilkens* 16.50
169. Connie Hawkins* 16.50
170. Derrick Coleman 16.50
171. Tony Parker 16.48
172. Al Jefferson 16.46
173. Terry Cummings 16.45
174. Dick Van Arsdale 16.37
175. Joe Fulks* 16.37
176. Gary Payton* 16.34
177. Archie Clark 16.30
178. Carlos Boozer 16.23
179. Brian Winters 16.21
180. Darrell Griffith 16.20
181. Larry Johnson 16.20
182. Jeff Mullins 16.19
183. Joe Dumars* 16.11
184. Baron Davis 16.10
185. Scottie Pippen* 16.08
186. Dave DeBusschere* 16.06
187. Cuttino Mobley 16.02
188. Eddie Johnson 16.02
189. Keith Van Horn 16.01
190. Orlando Woolridge 16.01
191. Zelmo Beaty* 15.98
192. Corey Maggette 15.96
193. Andrew Toney 15.94
194. Elton Brand 15.90
195. Don Ohl 15.89
196. Campy Russell 15.82
197. Dick Barnett 15.82
198. Willie Naulls 15.79
199. Sam Cassell 15.75
200. Billy Knight 15.74
201. Dale Ellis 15.72
202. Norm Nixon 15.71
203. Michael Finley 15.69
204. Xavier McDaniel 15.64
205. Rudy LaRusso 15.63
206. Jack Sikma 15.62
207. Paul Westphal 15.56
208. Sidney Moncrief 15.56
209. Truck Robinson 15.53
210. Ray Williams 15.51
211. Jamal Crawford 15.46
212. Ralph Sampson* 15.44
213. Austin Carr 15.36
214. Kevin Loughery 15.33
215. Wayman Tisdale 15.33
216. Tom Van Arsdale 15.32
217. Luol Deng 15.30
218. Joe Caldwell 15.23
219. Mark Price 15.22
220. Shawn Marion 15.22
221. Brandon Jennings 15.19
222. Anfernee Hardaway 15.18
223. Fred Carter 15.17
224. Dan Roundfield 15.17
225. Jay Vincent 15.15
226. Chauncey Billups 15.15
227. Cazzie Russell 15.15
228. Stephen Jackson 15.12
229. Bill Russell* 15.08
230. Phil Smith 15.06
231. Eddie Johnson 15.06
232. Nate Thurmond* 14.98
233. Vin Baker 14.97
234. Danilo Gallinari 14.95
235. Mike Newlin 14.94
236. Ricky Pierce 14.93
237. Ben Gordon 14.90
238. Ray Scott 14.89
239. Gordon Hayward 14.89
240. Rashard Lewis 14.85
241. Rik Smits 14.85
242. Micheal Ray Richardson 14.84
243. Eddie Jones 14.84
244. Bob Boozer 14.83
245. Happy Hairston 14.83
246. Max Zaslofsky 14.80
247. Jack Marin 14.77
248. Rony Seikaly 14.74
249. Michael Adams 14.73
250. Hersey Hawkins 14.72

ABA

ABA Table
Rank Player PPG
1. Rick Barry* 30.46
2. Julius Erving* 28.65
3. John Brisker 26.09
4. Dan Issel* 25.65
5. George McGinnis 25.22
6. Artis Gilmore* 22.29
7. George Gervin* 21.88
8. Bob Verga 21.23
9. Larry Jones 21.16
10. Ralph Simpson 20.44
11. George Thompson 20.15
12. Darel Carrier 20.03
13. Mack Calvin 19.93
14. Donnie Freeman 19.77
15. Levern Tart 19.40
16. Willie Wise 19.18
17. Jimmy Jones 19.17
18. Zelmo Beaty* 19.12
19. Louie Dampier* 18.85
20. Mel Daniels* 18.69
21. Ron Boone 18.36
22. James Silas 18.23
23. George Carter 18.16
24. Joe Caldwell 17.49
25. Roger Brown* 17.35
26. Warren Jabali 17.15
27. Freddie Lewis 17.00
28. Glen Combs 16.49
29. Doug Moe 16.30
30. Stew Johnson 16.29
31. Cincinnatus Powell 16.27
32. Charles Williams 16.18
33. Steve Jones 16.03
34. Bob Netolicky 15.98
35. Rich Jones 15.95
36. Billy Paultz 15.74
37. Johnny Neumann 14.94
38. Dave Robisch 14.59
39. John Beasley 13.65
40. Larry Miller 13.57
41. Red Robbins 13.15
42. Les Hunter 12.82
43. Goose Ligon 12.81
44. Arthur Becker 12.46
45. Bill Melchionni 12.41
46. Chuck Williams 12.28
47. Wil Jones 12.20
48. Warren Davis 12.19
49. Byron Beck 12.04
50. Gene Moore 12.03
51. Walter Simon 11.86
52. Bill Keller 11.85
53. Jim Eakins 11.70
54. Gerald Govan 7.71

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