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NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Points Per Game

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NBA/ABA

Rank Player PPG
1. Michael Jordan* 30.12
2. Wilt Chamberlain* 30.07
3. LeBron James 27.47
4. Elgin Baylor* 27.36
5. Kevin Durant 27.31
6. Jerry West* 27.03
7. Allen Iverson 26.66
8. Bob Pettit* 26.36
9. Oscar Robertson* 25.68
10. Kobe Bryant 25.46
11. Carmelo Anthony 25.21
12. George Gervin* 25.09
13. Karl Malone* 25.02
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. Dwyane Wade 24.24
20. Pete Maravich* 24.24
21. Julius Erving* 24.16
22. Shaquille O'Neal 23.69
23. George Mikan* 23.13
24. Paul Arizin* 22.81
25. David Thompson* 22.67
26. Dan Issel* 22.56
27. Bernard King* 22.49
28. Dirk Nowitzki 22.47
29. Charles Barkley* 22.14
30. Bob McAdoo* 22.05
31. Hakeem Olajuwon* 21.77
32. Alex English* 21.47
33. Billy Cunningham* 21.18
34. Paul Pierce 21.11
35. David Robinson* 21.06
36. Mitch Richmond* 21.00
37. Patrick Ewing* 20.98
38. Elvin Hayes* 20.96
39. John Havlicek* 20.78
40. Charlie Scott 20.69
41. John Drew 20.69
42. Glenn Robinson 20.69
43. John Brisker 20.69
44. Chris Webber 20.68
45. Gilbert Arenas 20.66
46. Clyde Drexler* 20.44
47. Dave Bing* 20.34
48. Moses Malone* 20.33
49. Spencer Haywood 20.27
50. World B. Free 20.27
51. Bob Verga 20.23
52. George McGinnis 20.20
53. Amar'e Stoudemire 20.18
54. Lou Hudson 20.16
55. Marques Johnson 20.10
56. Walt Bellamy* 20.08
57. Bob Lanier* 20.07
58. Darel Carrier 20.03
59. Mark Aguirre 20.00
60. Vince Carter 19.93
61. Mike Mitchell 19.78
62. Tim Duncan 19.77
63. Kiki Vandeweghe 19.73
64. Tracy McGrady 19.60
65. Magic Johnson* 19.54
66. Monta Ellis 19.43
67. Neil Johnston* 19.42
68. Levern Tart 19.40
69. Stephon Marbury 19.26
70. Jack Twyman* 19.25
71. Hal Greer* 19.24
72. Chris Bosh 19.23
73. Isiah Thomas* 19.23
74. Larry Jones 19.07
75. Jamal Mashburn 19.06
76. Jeff Malone 19.04
77. Michael Redd 19.03
78. LaMarcus Aldridge 19.02
79. Brad Daugherty 18.96
80. Walter Davis 18.90
81. Walt Frazier* 18.89
82. Donnie Freeman 18.88
83. Ray Allen 18.85
84. Earl Monroe* 18.85
85. Tiny Archibald* 18.81
86. Artis Gilmore* 18.77
87. Willis Reed* 18.74
88. Connie Hawkins* 18.71
89. Bailey Howell* 18.71
90. Tom Heinsohn* 18.65
91. Gail Goodrich* 18.60
92. Chris Paul 18.59
93. George Thompson 18.57
94. Reggie Theus 18.53
95. Dolph Schayes* 18.51
96. Bob Dandridge 18.51
97. Antawn Jamison 18.51
98. Kevin Garnett 18.45
99. Mel Daniels* 18.43
100. Bob Cousy* 18.36
101. Rudy Gay 18.34
102. Glen Rice 18.34
103. Pau Gasol 18.32
104. Latrell Sprewell 18.30
105. Dwight Howard 18.28
106. Chet Walker* 18.25
107. Reggie Miller* 18.20
108. Chris Mullin* 18.17
109. Steve Francis 18.14
110. Tom Chambers 18.11
111. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 18.11
112. Otis Birdsong 18.02
113. Rolando Blackman 17.98
114. Kevin Martin 17.94
115. Calvin Murphy* 17.91
116. Kevin Johnson 17.86
117. Kevin McHale* 17.85
118. Bill Sharman* 17.81
119. Tim Hardaway 17.73
120. Cliff Hagan* 17.72
121. Sam Jones* 17.69
122. Jamaal Wilkes* 17.69
123. Joe Barry Carroll 17.67
124. Dave Cowens* 17.64
125. James Worthy* 17.62
126. Willie Wise 17.62
127. Bob Love 17.61
128. Ed Macauley* 17.53
129. Antoine Walker 17.52
130. John Williamson 17.47
131. Joe Johnson 17.45
132. Rudy Tomjanovich 17.43
133. Deron Williams 17.41
134. Roger Brown* 17.35
135. Purvis Short 17.35
136. Allan Houston 17.34
137. Richie Guerin* 17.31
138. Jason Richardson 17.27
139. Larry Kenon 17.23
140. Cliff Robinson 17.21
141. Jo Jo White 17.20
142. Calvin Natt 17.18
143. Kelly Tripucka 17.17
144. Warren Jabali 17.15
145. Zach Randolph 17.15
146. Zelmo Beaty 17.11
147. Gus Williams 17.08
148. Alonzo Mourning* 17.08
149. Richard Hamilton 17.06
150. Tony Parker 17.05
151. Al Jefferson 17.05
152. Larry Nance 17.05
153. Peja Stojakovic 16.97
154. Clyde Lovellette* 16.97
155. Jerry Lucas* 16.95
156. Billy Knight 16.93
157. Jerry Stackhouse 16.92
158. Sidney Wicks 16.85
159. Ron Boone 16.75
160. Ralph Simpson 16.72
161. Grant Hill 16.70
162. Jimmy Walker 16.70
163. Randy Smith 16.66
164. Jimmy Jones 16.57
165. Carlos Boozer 16.53
166. Lenny Wilkens* 16.50
167. Derrick Coleman 16.50
168. Elton Brand 16.49
169. Glen Combs 16.49
170. Terry Cummings 16.45
171. Dick Van Arsdale 16.37
172. Gary Payton* 16.34
173. Archie Clark 16.30
174. Doug Moe 16.30
175. Stew Johnson 16.29
176. Cincinnatus Powell 16.27
177. Gus Johnson* 16.23
178. Brian Winters 16.21
179. Darrell Griffith 16.20
180. Larry Johnson 16.20
181. Jeff Mullins 16.19
182. Charles Williams 16.18
183. Joe Caldwell 16.14
184. Mack Calvin 16.12
185. James Silas 16.11
186. Joe Dumars* 16.11
187. Baron Davis 16.10
188. Scottie Pippen* 16.08
189. Dave DeBusschere* 16.06
190. Freddie Lewis 16.04
191. Cuttino Mobley 16.02
192. Eddie Johnson 16.02
193. Orlando Woolridge 16.01
194. Luol Deng 15.98
195. Marvin Barnes 15.98
196. Bob Netolicky 15.98
197. Corey Maggette 15.96
198. Louie Dampier 15.92
199. Don Ohl 15.89
200. David West 15.83
201. Dick Barnett 15.82
202. Willie Naulls 15.79
203. Sam Cassell 15.75
204. Dale Ellis 15.72
205. Norm Nixon 15.71
206. Michael Finley 15.69
207. Xavier McDaniel 15.64
208. Rudy LaRusso 15.63
209. Jamal Crawford 15.63
210. Jack Sikma 15.62
211. Rich Jones 15.59
212. Paul Westphal 15.56
213. Sidney Moncrief 15.56
214. Shawn Marion 15.54
215. Truck Robinson 15.53
216. Ray Williams 15.51
217. Josh Smith 15.39
218. Austin Carr 15.36
219. Ben Gordon 15.34
220. Kevin Loughery 15.33
221. Wayman Tisdale 15.33
222. Tom Van Arsdale 15.32
223. Jason Terry 15.22
224. Mark Price 15.22
225. Anfernee Hardaway 15.18
226. Steve Jones 15.16
227. Chauncey Billups 15.15
228. Cazzie Russell 15.15
229. Stephen Jackson 15.12
230. Bill Russell* 15.08
231. Eddie Johnson 15.06
232. Nate Thurmond* 14.98
233. Vin Baker 14.97
234. Mike Newlin 14.94
235. Ricky Pierce 14.93
236. Caron Butler 14.89
237. Rashard Lewis 14.85
238. Rik Smits 14.85
239. Eddie Jones 14.84
240. Bob Boozer 14.83
241. Happy Hairston 14.83
242. Jack Marin 14.77
243. Hersey Hawkins 14.72
244. Chuck Person 14.70
245. Mike Bibby 14.68
246. Shawn Kemp 14.60
247. Manu Ginobili 14.60
248. Fred Brown 14.56
249. Maurice Lucas 14.55
250. Jeff Hornacek 14.54

NBA

Rank Player PPG
1. Michael Jordan* 30.12
2. Wilt Chamberlain* 30.07
3. LeBron James 27.47
4. Elgin Baylor* 27.36
5. Kevin Durant 27.31
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. Kobe Bryant 25.46
12. Carmelo Anthony 25.21
13. Karl Malone* 25.02
14. Dominique Wilkins* 24.83
15. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 24.61
16. Larry Bird* 24.29
17. Adrian Dantley* 24.27
18. Dwyane Wade 24.24
19. Pete Maravich* 24.24
20. Shaquille O'Neal 23.69
21. Rick Barry* 23.17
22. George Mikan* 23.13
23. Paul Arizin* 22.81
24. Bernard King* 22.49
25. Dirk Nowitzki 22.47
26. Charles Barkley* 22.14
27. David Thompson* 22.13
28. Bob McAdoo* 22.05
29. Julius Erving* 21.97
30. Hakeem Olajuwon* 21.77
31. Alex English* 21.47
32. Paul Pierce 21.11
33. David Robinson* 21.06
34. Mitch Richmond* 21.00
35. Patrick Ewing* 20.98
36. Elvin Hayes* 20.96
37. Billy Cunningham* 20.83
38. John Havlicek* 20.78
39. John Drew 20.69
40. Glenn Robinson 20.69
41. Chris Webber 20.68
42. Gilbert Arenas 20.66
43. Moses Malone* 20.62
44. Clyde Drexler* 20.44
45. Dan Issel* 20.42
46. Dave Bing* 20.34
47. World B. Free 20.27
48. Amar'e Stoudemire 20.18
49. Lou Hudson 20.16
50. Marques Johnson 20.10
51. Walt Bellamy* 20.08
52. Bob Lanier* 20.07
53. Mark Aguirre 20.00
54. Vince Carter 19.93
55. Mike Mitchell 19.78
56. Tim Duncan 19.77
57. Kiki Vandeweghe 19.73
58. Tracy McGrady 19.60
59. Magic Johnson* 19.54
60. Monta Ellis 19.43
61. Neil Johnston* 19.42
62. Stephon Marbury 19.26
63. Jack Twyman* 19.25
64. Hal Greer* 19.24
65. Chris Bosh 19.23
66. Isiah Thomas* 19.23
67. Spencer Haywood 19.20
68. Jamal Mashburn 19.06
69. Jeff Malone 19.04
70. Michael Redd 19.03
71. LaMarcus Aldridge 19.02
72. Brad Daugherty 18.96
73. Walter Davis 18.90
74. Walt Frazier* 18.89
75. Ray Allen 18.85
76. Earl Monroe* 18.85
77. Tiny Archibald* 18.81
78. Willis Reed* 18.74
79. Bailey Howell* 18.71
80. Tom Heinsohn* 18.65
81. Gail Goodrich* 18.60
82. Chris Paul 18.59
83. Reggie Theus 18.53
84. Dolph Schayes* 18.51
85. Bob Dandridge 18.51
86. Antawn Jamison 18.51
87. Kevin Garnett 18.45
88. Bob Cousy* 18.36
89. Rudy Gay 18.34
90. Glen Rice 18.34
91. Pau Gasol 18.32
92. Latrell Sprewell 18.30
93. Dwight Howard 18.28
94. Chet Walker* 18.25
95. Reggie Miller* 18.20
96. Chris Mullin* 18.17
97. Steve Francis 18.14
98. Tom Chambers 18.11
99. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 18.11
100. Cliff Hagan* 18.05
101. Otis Birdsong 18.02
102. Rolando Blackman 17.98
103. Kevin Martin 17.94
104. Charlie Scott 17.92
105. Calvin Murphy* 17.91
106. Kevin Johnson 17.86
107. Kevin McHale* 17.85
108. Bill Sharman* 17.81
109. Tim Hardaway 17.73
110. Sam Jones* 17.69
111. Jamaal Wilkes* 17.69
112. Joe Barry Carroll 17.67
113. Dave Cowens* 17.64
114. James Worthy* 17.62
115. Bob Love 17.61
116. Ed Macauley* 17.53
117. Antoine Walker 17.52
118. Joe Johnson 17.45
119. Rudy Tomjanovich 17.43
120. Deron Williams 17.41
121. Purvis Short 17.35
122. Allan Houston 17.34
123. Richie Guerin* 17.31
124. Jason Richardson 17.27
125. Cliff Robinson 17.21
126. Jo Jo White 17.20
127. Calvin Natt 17.18
128. Kelly Tripucka 17.17
129. Zach Randolph 17.15
130. Artis Gilmore* 17.14
131. Gus Williams 17.08
132. Alonzo Mourning* 17.08
133. Richard Hamilton 17.06
134. Tony Parker 17.05
135. Al Jefferson 17.05
136. Larry Nance 17.05
137. Peja Stojakovic 16.97
138. Clyde Lovellette* 16.97
139. Jerry Lucas* 16.95
140. Jerry Stackhouse 16.92
141. Sidney Wicks 16.85
142. Grant Hill 16.70
143. Jimmy Walker 16.70
144. Randy Smith 16.66
145. Carlos Boozer 16.53
146. Lenny Wilkens* 16.50
147. Derrick Coleman 16.50
148. Elton Brand 16.49
149. Terry Cummings 16.45
150. Dick Van Arsdale 16.37
151. Gary Payton* 16.34
152. Archie Clark 16.30
153. Brian Winters 16.21
154. Darrell Griffith 16.20
155. Larry Johnson 16.20
156. Jeff Mullins 16.19
157. Joe Dumars* 16.11
158. Baron Davis 16.10
159. Scottie Pippen* 16.08
160. Dave DeBusschere* 16.06
161. Cuttino Mobley 16.02
162. Eddie Johnson 16.02
163. Orlando Woolridge 16.01
164. Luol Deng 15.98
165. Corey Maggette 15.96
166. Don Ohl 15.89
167. David West 15.83
168. Dick Barnett 15.82
169. Willie Naulls 15.79
170. Sam Cassell 15.75
171. Billy Knight 15.74
172. Dale Ellis 15.72
173. Norm Nixon 15.71
174. Michael Finley 15.69
175. Xavier McDaniel 15.64
176. Rudy LaRusso 15.63
177. Jamal Crawford 15.63
178. Jack Sikma 15.62
179. Paul Westphal 15.56
180. Sidney Moncrief 15.56
181. Shawn Marion 15.54
182. Truck Robinson 15.53
183. Ray Williams 15.51
184. Josh Smith 15.39
185. Austin Carr 15.36
186. Ben Gordon 15.34
187. Kevin Loughery 15.33
188. Wayman Tisdale 15.33
189. Tom Van Arsdale 15.32
190. Jason Terry 15.22
191. Mark Price 15.22
192. Anfernee Hardaway 15.18
193. Dan Roundfield 15.17
194. Chauncey Billups 15.15
195. Cazzie Russell 15.15
196. Stephen Jackson 15.12
197. Bill Russell* 15.08
198. Eddie Johnson 15.06
199. Nate Thurmond* 14.98
200. Vin Baker 14.97
201. Mike Newlin 14.94
202. Ricky Pierce 14.93
203. Ray Scott 14.89
204. Caron Butler 14.89
205. Rashard Lewis 14.85
206. Rik Smits 14.85
207. Eddie Jones 14.84
208. Bob Boozer 14.83
209. Happy Hairston 14.83
210. Jack Marin 14.77
211. Hersey Hawkins 14.72
212. Chuck Person 14.70
213. Mike Bibby 14.68
214. Shawn Kemp 14.60
215. Manu Ginobili 14.60
216. Fred Brown 14.56
217. Jeff Hornacek 14.54
218. Robert Parish* 14.48
219. Rasheed Wallace 14.43
220. Maurice Lucas 14.43
221. Nick Anderson 14.41
222. Gene Shue 14.40
223. Vern Mikkelsen* 14.40
224. Nick Van Exel 14.38
225. Andre Iguodala 14.34
226. Jim Jackson 14.34
227. Richard Jefferson 14.33
228. Jalen Rose 14.32
229. Steve Nash 14.29
230. Jim Paxson 14.28
231. Steve Smith 14.26
232. Sean Elliott 14.21
233. Clifford Robinson 14.20
234. Dennis Johnson* 14.12
235. Mickey Johnson 14.10
236. Larry Hughes 14.09
237. Alvan Adams 14.08
238. Byron Scott 14.07
239. Danny Manning 14.01
240. Otis Thorpe 14.00
241. Jerry Sloan* 14.00
242. Mike Woodson 13.97
243. Alvin Robertson 13.97
244. Detlef Schrempf 13.87
245. Fat Lever 13.87
246. Red Kerr 13.79
247. Ron Harper 13.79
248. Metta World Peace 13.78
249. Larry Foust 13.71
250. Mychal Thompson 13.70

ABA

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