NBA & ABA Progressive Leaders and Records for Points

Active players are listed in bold.
Members of the Hall of Fame are marked with an asterisk (*).

Table
  Year-by-Year PTS   Active PTS   Career PTS   Single Season PTS
1946-47Joe Fulks* 1389   Joe Fulks* 1389   Joe Fulks* 1389   Joe Fulks* 1389
1947-48Max Zaslofsky 1007   Joe Fulks* 2338   Joe Fulks* 2338   Joe Fulks* 1389
1948-49George Mikan* 1698   Joe Fulks* 3898   Joe Fulks* 3898   George Mikan* 1698
1949-50George Mikan* 1865   Joe Fulks* 4863   Joe Fulks* 4863   George Mikan* 1865
1950-51George Mikan* 1932   Joe Fulks* 6099   Joe Fulks* 6099   George Mikan* 1932
1951-52Paul Arizin* 1674   Joe Fulks* 7021   Joe Fulks* 7021   George Mikan* 1932
1952-53Neil Johnston* 1564   George Mikan* 8460   George Mikan* 8460   George Mikan* 1932
1953-54Neil Johnston* 1759   George Mikan* 9766   George Mikan* 9766   George Mikan* 1932
1954-55Neil Johnston* 1631   Max Zaslofsky 7902   George Mikan* 9766   George Mikan* 1932
1955-56Bob Pettit* 1849   George Mikan* 10156   George Mikan* 10156   George Mikan* 1932
1956-57Paul Arizin* 1817   Ed Macauley* 10150   George Mikan* 10156   George Mikan* 1932
1957-58George Yardley* 2001   Dolph Schayes* 11764   Dolph Schayes* 11764   George Yardley* 2001
1958-59Bob Pettit* 2105   Dolph Schayes* 13298   Dolph Schayes* 13298   Bob Pettit* 2105
1959-60Wilt Chamberlain* 2707   Dolph Schayes* 14987   Dolph Schayes* 14987   Wilt Chamberlain* 2707
1960-61Wilt Chamberlain* 3033   Dolph Schayes* 16855   Dolph Schayes* 16855   Wilt Chamberlain* 3033
1961-62Wilt Chamberlain* 4029   Dolph Schayes* 17677   Dolph Schayes* 17677   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
1962-63Wilt Chamberlain* 3586   Dolph Schayes* 18304   Dolph Schayes* 18304   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
1963-64Wilt Chamberlain* 2948   Bob Pettit* 19756   Bob Pettit* 19756   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
1964-65Wilt Chamberlain* 2534   Bob Pettit* 20880   Bob Pettit* 20880   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
1965-66Wilt Chamberlain* 2649   Wilt Chamberlain* 21486   Wilt Chamberlain* 21486   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
1966-67Rick Barry* 2775   Wilt Chamberlain* 23442   Wilt Chamberlain* 23442   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
1967-68Dave Bing* 2142   Wilt Chamberlain* 25434   Wilt Chamberlain* 25434   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
1968-69Elvin Hayes* 2327   Wilt Chamberlain* 27098   Wilt Chamberlain* 27098   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
1969-70Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2361   Wilt Chamberlain* 27426   Wilt Chamberlain* 27426   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
1970-71Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2596   Wilt Chamberlain* 29122   Wilt Chamberlain* 29122   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
1971-72Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2822   Wilt Chamberlain* 30335   Wilt Chamberlain* 30335   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
1972-73Tiny Archibald* 2719   Wilt Chamberlain* 31419   Wilt Chamberlain* 31419   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
1973-74Bob McAdoo* 2261   Oscar Robertson* 26710   Wilt Chamberlain* 31419   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
1974-75Bob McAdoo* 2831   John Havlicek* 22389   Wilt Chamberlain* 31419   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
1975-76Bob McAdoo* 2427   John Havlicek* 23678   Wilt Chamberlain* 31419   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
1976-77Pete Maravich* 2273   John Havlicek* 25073   Wilt Chamberlain* 31419   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
1977-78George Gervin* 2232   John Havlicek* 26395   Wilt Chamberlain* 31419   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
1978-79George Gervin* 2365   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 22141   Wilt Chamberlain* 31419   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
1979-80George Gervin* 2585   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 24175   Wilt Chamberlain* 31419   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
1980-81Adrian Dantley* 2452   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 26270   Wilt Chamberlain* 31419   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
1981-82George Gervin* 2551   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 28088   Wilt Chamberlain* 31419   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
1982-83Alex English* 2326   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 29810   Wilt Chamberlain* 31419   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
1983-84Adrian Dantley* 2418   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 31527   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 31527   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
1984-85Michael Jordan* 2313   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 33262   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 33262   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
1985-86Alex English* 2414   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 35108   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 35108   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
1986-87Michael Jordan* 3041   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 36474   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 36474   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
1987-88Michael Jordan* 2868   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 37639   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 37639   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
1988-89Michael Jordan* 2633   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
1989-90Michael Jordan* 2753   Moses Malone* 24868   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
1990-91Michael Jordan* 2580   Moses Malone* 25737   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
1991-92Michael Jordan* 2404   Moses Malone* 27016   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
1992-93Michael Jordan* 2541   Moses Malone* 27066   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
1993-94David Robinson* 2383   Moses Malone* 27360   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
1994-95Shaquille O'Neal* 2315   Moses Malone* 27409   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
1995-96Michael Jordan* 2491   Michael Jordan* 24489   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
1996-97Michael Jordan* 2431   Michael Jordan* 26920   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
1997-98Michael Jordan* 2357   Michael Jordan* 29277   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
1998-99Shaquille O'Neal* 1289   Karl Malone* 28946   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
1999-00Shaquille O'Neal* 2344   Karl Malone* 31041   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
2000-01Jerry Stackhouse 2380   Karl Malone* 32919   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
2001-02Paul Pierce 2144   Karl Malone* 34707   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
2002-03Kobe Bryant 2461   Karl Malone* 36374   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
2003-04Kevin Garnett 1987   Karl Malone* 36928   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
2004-05Allen Iverson* 2302   Reggie Miller* 25279   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
2005-06Kobe Bryant 2832   Shaquille O'Neal* 24764   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
2006-07Kobe Bryant 2430   Shaquille O'Neal* 25454   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
2007-08Kobe Bryant 2323   Shaquille O'Neal* 26286   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
2008-09Dwyane Wade 2386   Shaquille O'Neal* 27619   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
2009-10Kevin Durant 2472   Shaquille O'Neal* 28255   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
2010-11Kevin Durant 2161   Shaquille O'Neal* 28596   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
2011-12Kevin Durant 1850   Kobe Bryant 29484   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
2012-13Kevin Durant 2280   Kobe Bryant 31617   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
2013-14Kevin Durant 2593   Kobe Bryant 31700   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
2014-15James Harden 2217   Kobe Bryant 32482   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
2015-16James Harden 2376   Kobe Bryant 33643   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387   Wilt Chamberlain* 4029
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