NBA & ABA Career Playoff Leaders and Records for Points Per Game

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NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
Rank Player PPG
1. Michael Jordan* 33.45
2. Allen Iverson* 29.73
3. Jerry West* 29.13
4. Kevin Durant 28.79
5. LeBron James 28.00
6. Rick Barry* 27.33
7. Elgin Baylor* 27.04
8. George Gervin* 26.46
9. Hakeem Olajuwon* 25.90
10. Stephen Curry 25.66
11. Carmelo Anthony 25.65
12. Kobe Bryant 25.64
13. Bob Pettit* 25.45
14. Dominique Wilkins* 25.41
15. Dirk Nowitzki 25.26
16. Connie Hawkins* 25.00
17. Karl Malone* 24.67
18. Russell Westbrook 24.54
19. Bernard King* 24.54
20. Alex English* 24.43
21. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 24.31
22. Shaquille O'Neal* 24.31
23. Julius Erving* 24.23
24. Paul Arizin* 24.20
25. Damian Lillard 24.11
26. David Thompson* 24.05
27. George Mikan* 24.00
28. Larry Bird* 23.76
29. Derrick Rose 23.73
30. Charles Barkley* 23.03
31. Bob Love 22.89
32. Elvin Hayes* 22.85
33. Kyrie Irving 22.85
34. Dwyane Wade 22.78
35. Wilt Chamberlain* 22.54
36. Oscar Robertson* 22.21
37. Tracy McGrady 22.18
38. Moses Malone* 22.13
39. LaMarcus Aldridge 22.09
40. Dan Issel* 22.06
41. John Havlicek* 21.95
42. Marques Johnson 21.54
43. Jo Jo White* 21.50
44. DeMar DeRozan 21.48
45. Doug Collins 21.47
46. Adrian Dantley* 21.34
47. Lou Hudson 21.31
48. James Worthy* 21.13
49. Blake Griffin 21.08
50. Chris Paul 21.04
51. Walt Frazier* 20.72
52. George McGinnis 20.70
53. Reggie Miller* 20.64
54. Tim Duncan 20.61
55. Clyde Drexler* 20.43
56. Hal Greer* 20.39
57. Anfernee Hardaway 20.38
58. Isiah Thomas* 20.37
59. Darel Carrier 20.36
60. George Yardley* 20.28
61. Ben Gordon 20.24
62. Patrick Ewing* 20.24
63. Bob Dandridge 20.07
64. Cliff Hagan* 19.88
65. Klay Thompson 19.84
66. Willie Wise 19.82
67. Yao Ming* 19.82
68. Tom Heinsohn* 19.79
69. Richard Hamilton 19.78
70. Latrell Sprewell 19.73
71. Billy Cunningham* 19.65
72. Spencer Haywood* 19.58
73. James Harden 19.57
74. Billy Knight 19.55
75. Gus Williams 19.48
76. Magic Johnson* 19.48
77. Dolph Schayes* 19.45
78. Paul Pierce 19.38
79. Kevin Johnson 19.30
80. Allan Houston 19.27
81. Dwight Howard 19.11
82. Brad Daugherty 19.07
83. George Carter 19.00
84. Joe Fulks* 18.97
85. Dave Cowens* 18.92
86. Larry Jones 18.91
87. Sam Jones* 18.89
88. Baron Davis 18.84
89. Kevin McHale* 18.83
90. Jimmy Jones 18.76
91. Vince Carter 18.76
92. Jeff Malone 18.75
93. Amar'e Stoudemire 18.73
  Pete Maravich* 18.73
95. Roger Brown* 18.73
96. Ralph Sampson* 18.71
97. Chris Webber 18.69
98. Walter Davis 18.59
99. Bob Lanier* 18.57
100. Freddie Lewis 18.56
101. Bill Sharman* 18.54
102. Calvin Murphy* 18.53
103. Deron Williams 18.53
104. Bob Cousy* 18.51
105. Charles Williams 18.50
106. Walt Bellamy* 18.48
107. Mike Mitchell 18.46
108. Paul George 18.39
109. Calvin Natt 18.36
110. John Roche 18.33
111. Charlie Scott 18.31
112. Bob McAdoo* 18.28
113. Jack Twyman* 18.26
114. Chet Walker* 18.25
115. Tony Parker 18.24
116. Kevin Garnett 18.19
117. Phil Chenier 18.13
118. Gail Goodrich* 18.12
119. Doug Moe 18.10
120. Warren Jabali 18.08
121. David Robinson* 18.06
122. Earl Monroe* 17.94
123. Zelmo Beaty* 17.93
124. Mack Calvin 17.78
125. Gene Shue 17.78
126. Norm Nixon 17.71
127. Artis Gilmore* 17.68
128. Cincinnatus Powell 17.56
129. Scottie Pippen* 17.51
130. Reggie Lewis 17.48
131. Mel Daniels* 17.44
132. Andrew Toney 17.42
133. Willis Reed* 17.41
134. Mark Price 17.40
135. George Stone 17.40
136. Donnie Freeman 17.33
137. Dennis Johnson* 17.31
138. Chauncey Billups 17.30
139. Shawn Kemp 17.30
140. Steve Nash 17.27
141. Antawn Jamison 17.20
142. Larry Kenon 17.18
143. Mark Aguirre 17.13
144. Carlos Boozer 17.11
145. Jason Richardson 17.11
146. Gilbert Arenas 17.10
147. Ralph Simpson 17.09
148. Xavier McDaniel 17.00
149. Marc Gasol 16.92
150. Don Ohl 16.91
151. Pau Gasol 16.91
152. Tim Hardaway 16.84
153. Derrick Coleman 16.82
154. Zach Randolph 16.81
155. Jim McMillian 16.58
156. Joe Johnson 16.57
157. Tom Meschery 16.31
158. Bailey Howell* 16.29
159. Bill Russell* 16.20
160. John Williamson 16.18
161. Ron Boone 16.13
162. Lenny Wilkens* 16.11
163. Jamaal Wilkes* 16.11
164. Antoine Walker 16.09
165. Rolando Blackman 16.09
166. Ray Allen 16.08
167. Kiki Vandeweghe 16.07
168. Glen Rice 16.07
169. Dave DeBusschere* 16.00
170. Sidney Moncrief 15.99
171. Fred Carter 15.93
172. Luol Deng 15.90
173. Archie Clark 15.85
174. Larry Nance 15.74
175. Jimmy Butler 15.72
176. James Silas 15.71
177. Bob Netolicky 15.66
178. Joe Dumars* 15.64
179. Kelly Tripucka 15.64
180. Otis Birdsong 15.60
181. Chris Bosh 15.60
182. Richie Guerin* 15.57
183. Mike Conley 15.54
184. Brian Winters 15.54
185. Joe Caldwell 15.43
186. Tom Chambers 15.39
187. Dave Bing* 15.39
188. Robert Parish* 15.33
189. Steve Jones 15.32
190. Louie Dampier* 15.15
191. Terry Cummings 15.13
192. Dick Barnett 15.09
193. Glen Combs 15.08
194. Darrell Griffith 15.05
195. Jamal Mashburn 15.04
196. Jason Terry 15.03
197. Jameer Nelson 15.02
198. Dan Roundfield 14.97
199. Jeff Hornacek 14.94
200. Ricky Pierce 14.92
201. Steve Smith 14.87
202. Jack Marin 14.84
203. Josh Howard 14.79
204. Rik Smits 14.78
205. Terry Porter 14.74
206. Manu Ginobili 14.74
207. Kyle Lowry 14.73
208. Jamal Crawford 14.73
209. Lewis Lloyd 14.68
210. Monta Ellis 14.68
211. Kawhi Leonard 14.67
212. Jalen Rose 14.63
213. Danny Manning 14.60
214. Josh Smith 14.59
215. Bobby Wanzer* 14.58
216. Maurice Lucas 14.58
217. David West 14.46
218. Rudy LaRusso 14.45
219. Fred Brown 14.42
220. Rajon Rondo 14.41
221. Peja Stojakovic 14.39
222. Maurice Cheeks 14.36
223. Jack Sikma 14.32
224. Max Zaslofsky 14.27
225. Larry Brown* 14.26
226. Mookie Blaylock 14.24
227. John Starks 14.20
228. Larry Johnson 14.20
229. Tiny Archibald* 14.19
230. Hersey Hawkins 14.09
231. World B. Free 14.03
232. Carl Braun 14.03
233. Gary Payton* 13.99
234. John Drew 13.97
235. Clyde Lovellette* 13.96
236. Norm Van Lier 13.95
237. Shawn Marion 13.94
238. Stephen Jackson 13.93
239. Metta World Peace 13.88
240. Dale Ellis 13.85
241. Maurice McHartley 13.84
242. Chris Mullin* 13.83
243. Glenn Robinson 13.82
244. Rudy Tomjanovich 13.81
245. Alvan Adams 13.79
246. Ed Macauley* 13.79
247. Jerry Sloan* 13.77
248. Ray Scott 13.75
249. Mike Green 13.70
250. Wesley Matthews 13.59

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player PPG
1. Michael Jordan* 33.45
2. Allen Iverson* 29.73
3. Jerry West* 29.13
4. Kevin Durant 28.79
5. LeBron James 28.00
6. Elgin Baylor* 27.04
7. George Gervin* 26.98
8. Hakeem Olajuwon* 25.90
9. Stephen Curry 25.66
10. Carmelo Anthony 25.65
11. Kobe Bryant 25.64
12. Bob Pettit* 25.45
13. Dominique Wilkins* 25.41
14. Dirk Nowitzki 25.26
15. Rick Barry* 24.77
16. Karl Malone* 24.67
17. Russell Westbrook 24.54
18. Bernard King* 24.54
19. Alex English* 24.43
20. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 24.31
21. Shaquille O'Neal* 24.31
22. Paul Arizin* 24.20
23. Damian Lillard 24.11
24. George Mikan* 24.00
25. Larry Bird* 23.76
26. Derrick Rose 23.73
27. Charles Barkley* 23.03
28. David Thompson* 22.93
29. Bob Love 22.89
30. Elvin Hayes* 22.85
31. Kyrie Irving 22.85
32. Dwyane Wade 22.78
33. Wilt Chamberlain* 22.54
34. Oscar Robertson* 22.21
35. Tracy McGrady 22.18
36. Moses Malone* 22.10
37. LaMarcus Aldridge 22.09
38. John Havlicek* 21.95
39. Julius Erving* 21.90
40. Marques Johnson 21.54
41. Jo Jo White* 21.50
42. DeMar DeRozan 21.48
43. Doug Collins 21.47
44. Adrian Dantley* 21.34
45. Lou Hudson 21.31
46. James Worthy* 21.13
47. Blake Griffin 21.08
48. Chris Paul 21.04
49. Walt Frazier* 20.72
50. Reggie Miller* 20.64
51. Tim Duncan 20.61
52. Clyde Drexler* 20.43
53. Hal Greer* 20.39
54. Cliff Hagan* 20.38
55. Anfernee Hardaway 20.38
56. Isiah Thomas* 20.37
57. George Yardley* 20.28
58. Ben Gordon 20.24
59. Patrick Ewing* 20.24
60. Bob Dandridge 20.07
61. Klay Thompson 19.84
62. Yao Ming* 19.82
63. Tom Heinsohn* 19.79
64. Richard Hamilton 19.78
65. Latrell Sprewell 19.73
66. James Harden 19.57
67. Gus Williams 19.48
68. Magic Johnson* 19.48
69. Dolph Schayes* 19.45
70. Dan Issel* 19.42
71. Billy Cunningham* 19.41
72. Paul Pierce 19.38
73. Kevin Johnson 19.30
74. Allan Houston 19.27
75. Dwight Howard 19.11
76. Brad Daugherty 19.07
77. Joe Fulks* 18.97
78. Dave Cowens* 18.92
79. Sam Jones* 18.89
80. Baron Davis 18.84
81. Kevin McHale* 18.83
82. Vince Carter 18.76
83. Jeff Malone 18.75
84. Amar'e Stoudemire 18.73
  Pete Maravich* 18.73
86. Ralph Sampson* 18.71
87. Chris Webber 18.69
88. Walter Davis 18.59
89. Bob Lanier* 18.57
90. Bill Sharman* 18.54
91. Calvin Murphy* 18.53
92. Deron Williams 18.53
93. Bob Cousy* 18.51
94. Walt Bellamy* 18.48
95. Mike Mitchell 18.46
96. Paul George 18.39
97. Calvin Natt 18.36
98. Bob McAdoo* 18.28
99. Jack Twyman* 18.26
100. Chet Walker* 18.25
101. Tony Parker 18.24
102. Kevin Garnett 18.19
103. Phil Chenier 18.13
104. Gail Goodrich* 18.12
105. David Robinson* 18.06
106. Earl Monroe* 17.94
107. Gene Shue 17.78
108. Norm Nixon 17.71
109. Scottie Pippen* 17.51
110. Reggie Lewis 17.48
111. Andrew Toney 17.42
112. Willis Reed* 17.41
113. Mark Price 17.40
114. Dennis Johnson* 17.31
115. Chauncey Billups 17.30
116. Shawn Kemp 17.30
117. Steve Nash 17.27
118. Antawn Jamison 17.20
119. Mark Aguirre 17.13
120. Carlos Boozer 17.11
121. Jason Richardson 17.11
122. Gilbert Arenas 17.10
123. Xavier McDaniel 17.00
  Zelmo Beaty* 17.00
125. Marc Gasol 16.92
126. Don Ohl 16.91
127. Pau Gasol 16.91
128. Tim Hardaway 16.84
129. Derrick Coleman 16.82
130. Zach Randolph 16.81
131. Jim McMillian 16.58
132. Joe Johnson 16.57
133. Tom Meschery 16.31
134. Bailey Howell* 16.29
135. Bill Russell* 16.20
136. Larry Kenon 16.16
137. Lenny Wilkens* 16.11
138. Jamaal Wilkes* 16.11
139. Antoine Walker 16.09
140. Rolando Blackman 16.09
141. Ray Allen 16.08
142. Kiki Vandeweghe 16.07
143. Glen Rice 16.07
144. Dave DeBusschere* 16.00
145. Sidney Moncrief 15.99
146. Fred Carter 15.93
147. Joe Caldwell 15.91
148. Luol Deng 15.90
149. Archie Clark 15.85
150. Larry Nance 15.74
151. Jimmy Butler 15.72
152. Joe Dumars* 15.64
153. Kelly Tripucka 15.64
154. Otis Birdsong 15.60
155. Chris Bosh 15.60
156. Richie Guerin* 15.57
157. Mike Conley 15.54
158. Brian Winters 15.54
159. Tom Chambers 15.39
160. Dave Bing* 15.39
161. Robert Parish* 15.33
162. Charlie Scott 15.24
163. Dan Roundfield 15.18
164. Terry Cummings 15.13
165. Dick Barnett 15.09
166. Darrell Griffith 15.05
167. Jamal Mashburn 15.04
168. Jason Terry 15.03
169. Jameer Nelson 15.02
170. Jeff Hornacek 14.94
171. Ricky Pierce 14.92
172. Steve Smith 14.87
173. Jack Marin 14.84
174. Josh Howard 14.79
175. Rik Smits 14.78
176. Terry Porter 14.74
177. Manu Ginobili 14.74
178. Kyle Lowry 14.73
179. Jamal Crawford 14.73
180. James Silas 14.70
181. Lewis Lloyd 14.68
182. Monta Ellis 14.68
183. Kawhi Leonard 14.67
184. Jalen Rose 14.63
185. Danny Manning 14.60
186. Josh Smith 14.59
187. Bobby Wanzer* 14.58
188. George McGinnis 14.56
189. David West 14.46
190. Rudy LaRusso 14.45
191. Fred Brown 14.42
192. Rajon Rondo 14.41
193. Peja Stojakovic 14.39
194. Maurice Cheeks 14.36
195. Jack Sikma 14.32
196. Max Zaslofsky 14.27
197. Mookie Blaylock 14.24
198. John Starks 14.20
199. Larry Johnson 14.20
200. Tiny Archibald* 14.19
201. Maurice Lucas 14.13
202. Hersey Hawkins 14.09
203. World B. Free 14.03
204. Carl Braun 14.03
205. Gary Payton* 13.99
206. John Drew 13.97
207. Clyde Lovellette* 13.96
208. Norm Van Lier 13.95
209. Shawn Marion 13.94
210. Stephen Jackson 13.93
211. Metta World Peace 13.88
212. Dale Ellis 13.85
213. Chris Mullin* 13.83
214. Glenn Robinson 13.82
215. Rudy Tomjanovich 13.81
216. Alvan Adams 13.79
217. Ed Macauley* 13.79
218. Jerry Sloan* 13.77
219. Wesley Matthews 13.59
220. Alonzo Mourning* 13.59
221. Frank Ramsey* 13.58
222. Connie Simmons 13.58
223. Nick Van Exel 13.58
224. Jim Pollard* 13.57
225. Rasheed Wallace 13.47
226. Thurl Bailey 13.46
227. Rod Strickland 13.44
228. Vern Mikkelsen* 13.42
229. Grant Hill 13.41
230. Byron Scott 13.39
231. John Stockton* 13.38
232. Spencer Haywood* 13.36
233. Ricky Sobers 13.34
234. Bob Davies* 13.32
235. Gus Johnson* 13.29
236. Tim Thomas 13.29
237. Jeff Teague 13.27
238. Junior Bridgeman 13.27
239. Vince Boryla 13.21
240. Woody Sauldsberry 13.21
241. Sean Elliott 13.15
242. Nick Anderson 13.14
243. Eddie Johnson 13.12
244. Jerry Stackhouse 13.12
245. Vernon Maxwell 13.10
246. Jeff Mullins 13.06
247. Lamar Odom 13.03
248. Robert Reid 12.97
249. Sleepy Floyd 12.97
250. Ty Lawson 12.97

ABA

ABA Table
Rank Player PPG
1. Rick Barry* 33.45
2. Julius Erving* 31.08
3. George Gervin* 25.24
4. Dan Issel* 23.81
5. George McGinnis 23.69
6. Artis Gilmore* 22.00
7. Ralph Simpson 21.95
8. Jimmy Jones 21.69
9. Larry Jones 21.50
10. Mack Calvin 21.23
11. Willie Wise 20.91
12. Darel Carrier 20.36
13. Zelmo Beaty* 19.06
14. Freddie Lewis 19.01
15. George Carter 19.00
16. Roger Brown* 18.73
17. Charles Williams 18.50
18. Larry Kenon 18.38
19. John Roche 18.33
20. Doug Moe 18.10
21. Warren Jabali 18.08
22. Cincinnatus Powell 17.56
23. Mel Daniels* 17.44
24. George Stone 17.40
25. Donnie Freeman 17.33
26. Billy Paultz 16.98
27. Louie Dampier* 16.85
28. Ron Boone 16.59
29. Dave Robisch 16.57
30. Bob Netolicky 15.66
31. John Williamson 15.45
32. Steve Jones 15.32
33. Glen Combs 15.08
34. Larry Brown* 14.26
35. Maurice McHartley 13.84
36. Byron Beck 13.77
37. Brian Taylor 13.54
38. Bobby Jones 13.35
39. Mervin Jackson 13.24
40. Bird Averitt 13.00
41. Les Hunter 12.98
42. Red Robbins 12.91
43. Goose Ligon 12.78
44. Jackie Moreland 12.39
45. Tom Owens 12.07
46. Bill Keller 11.99
47. Chuck Williams 11.92
48. Rich Jones 11.77
49. Bill Melchionni 11.71
50. Jim Eakins 11.21
51. Rick Mount 11.20
52. Wil Jones 11.14
53. Bob Warren 11.06
54. John Beasley 10.98
55. Oliver Taylor 10.39
56. Sam Smith 10.38
57. Gene Moore 10.19
58. Walter Simon 9.41
59. Trooper Washington 8.86
60. Jeffrey Congdon 8.77
61. Lonnie Wright 8.58
62. Mike Gale 8.26
63. Mike Pratt 8.12
64. Ira Harge 8.08
65. Andrew Anderson 8.04
66. Ted McClain 8.03
67. Johnny Baum 7.94
68. Darnell Hillman 7.93
69. George Irvine 7.86
70. Kevin Joyce 7.76
71. Wendell Ladner 7.62
72. Arthur Becker 7.12
73. Gerald Govan 6.89
74. Fatty Taylor 6.25
75. Gene Littles 5.82
76. Jimmy O'Brien 5.40
77. Don Buse 5.20
78. Ronald Thomas 4.56
79. Tom Thacker 4.43
80. Claude Terry 3.71
81. Willard Sojourner 3.19

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