NBA & ABA Year-by-Year Leaders and Records for Points

Active players are listed in bold.
* Indicates member of the Hall of Fame.

Table
Season Lg Player PTS Tm
2016-17 NBA Russell Westbrook 651 OKC
2015-16 NBA James Harden 2376 HOU
2014-15 NBA James Harden 2217 HOU
2013-14 NBA Kevin Durant 2593 OKC
2012-13 NBA Kevin Durant 2280 OKC
2011-12 NBA Kevin Durant 1850 OKC
2010-11 NBA Kevin Durant 2161 OKC
2009-10 NBA Kevin Durant 2472 OKC
2008-09 NBA Dwyane Wade 2386 MIA
2007-08 NBA Kobe Bryant 2323 LAL
2006-07 NBA Kobe Bryant 2430 LAL
2005-06 NBA Kobe Bryant 2832 LAL
2004-05 NBA Allen Iverson* 2302 PHI
2003-04 NBA Kevin Garnett 1987 MIN
2002-03 NBA Kobe Bryant 2461 LAL
2001-02 NBA Paul Pierce 2144 BOS
2000-01 NBA Jerry Stackhouse 2380 DET
1999-00 NBA Shaquille O'Neal* 2344 LAL
1998-99 NBA Shaquille O'Neal* 1289 LAL
1997-98 NBA Michael Jordan* 2357 CHI
1996-97 NBA Michael Jordan* 2431 CHI
1995-96 NBA Michael Jordan* 2491 CHI
1994-95 NBA Shaquille O'Neal* 2315 ORL
1993-94 NBA David Robinson* 2383 SAS
1992-93 NBA Michael Jordan* 2541 CHI
1991-92 NBA Michael Jordan* 2404 CHI
1990-91 NBA Michael Jordan* 2580 CHI
1989-90 NBA Michael Jordan* 2753 CHI
1988-89 NBA Michael Jordan* 2633 CHI
1987-88 NBA Michael Jordan* 2868 CHI
1986-87 NBA Michael Jordan* 3041 CHI
1985-86 NBA Alex English* 2414 DEN
1984-85 NBA Michael Jordan* 2313 CHI
1983-84 NBA Adrian Dantley* 2418 UTA
1982-83 NBA Alex English* 2326 DEN
1981-82 NBA George Gervin* 2551 SAS
1980-81 NBA Adrian Dantley* 2452 UTA
1979-80 NBA George Gervin* 2585 SAS
1978-79 NBA George Gervin* 2365 SAS
1977-78 NBA George Gervin* 2232 SAS
1976-77 NBA Pete Maravich* 2273 NOJ
1975-76 NBA Bob McAdoo* 2427 BUF
  ABA Julius Erving* 2462 NYA
1974-75 NBA Bob McAdoo* 2831 BUF
  ABA George McGinnis 2353 INA
1973-74 NBA Bob McAdoo* 2261 BUF
  ABA Julius Erving* 2299 NYA
1972-73 NBA Tiny Archibald* 2719 KCO
  ABA Dan Issel* 2292 KEN
1971-72 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2822 MIL
  ABA Dan Issel* 2538 KEN
1970-71 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2596 MIL
  ABA Dan Issel* 2480 KEN
1969-70 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 2361 MIL
  ABA Spencer Haywood* 2519 DNR
1968-69 NBA Elvin Hayes* 2327 SDR
  ABA Larry Jones 2133 DNR
1967-68 NBA Dave Bing* 2142 DET
  ABA Doug Moe 1884 NOB
1966-67 NBA Rick Barry* 2775 SFW
1965-66 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 2649 PHI
1964-65 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 2534 TOT
1963-64 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 2948 SFW
1962-63 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 3586 SFW
1961-62 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 4029 PHW
1960-61 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 3033 PHW
1959-60 NBA Wilt Chamberlain* 2707 PHW
1958-59 NBA Bob Pettit* 2105 STL
1957-58 NBA George Yardley* 2001 DET
1956-57 NBA Paul Arizin* 1817 PHW
1955-56 NBA Bob Pettit* 1849 STL
1954-55 NBA Neil Johnston* 1631 PHW
1953-54 NBA Neil Johnston* 1759 PHW
1952-53 NBA Neil Johnston* 1564 PHW
1951-52 NBA Paul Arizin* 1674 PHW
1950-51 NBA George Mikan* 1932 MNL
1949-50 NBA George Mikan* 1865 MNL
1948-49 BAA George Mikan* 1698 MNL
1947-48 BAA Max Zaslofsky 1007 CHS
1946-47 BAA Joe Fulks* 1389 PHW
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