NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Points

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

NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
Rank Player PTS
1.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387
2.Karl Malone* 36928
3.LeBron James 35674
4.Kobe Bryant* 33643
5.Michael Jordan* 32292
6.Dirk Nowitzki 31560
7.Wilt Chamberlain* 31419
8.Julius Erving* 30026
9.Moses Malone* 29580
10.Shaquille O'Neal* 28596
11.Carmelo Anthony 27713
12.Dan Issel* 27482
13.Elvin Hayes* 27313
14.Hakeem Olajuwon* 26946
15.Oscar Robertson* 26710
16.Dominique Wilkins* 26668
17.George Gervin* 26595
18.Tim Duncan* 26496
19.Paul Pierce* 26397
20.John Havlicek* 26395
21.Kevin Garnett* 26071
22.Vince Carter 25728
23.Alex English* 25613
24.Rick Barry* 25279
 Reggie Miller* 25279
26.Jerry West* 25192
27.Artis Gilmore* 24941
28.Patrick Ewing* 24815
29.Kevin Durant 24512
30.Ray Allen* 24505
31.Allen Iverson* 24368
32.Charles Barkley* 23757
33.Robert Parish* 23334
34.Adrian Dantley* 23177
35.Dwyane Wade 23165
36.Elgin Baylor* 23149
37.James Harden 22519
38.Russell Westbrook 22343
39.Clyde Drexler* 22195
40.Gary Payton* 21813
41.Larry Bird* 21791
42.Hal Greer* 21586
43.Walt Bellamy* 20941
44.Pau Gasol 20894
45.Bob Pettit* 20880
46.David Robinson* 20790
47.Mitch Richmond* 20497
48.Joe Johnson 20405
49.Chris Paul 20328
50.LaMarcus Aldridge 20255
51.Tom Chambers 20049
52.Antawn Jamison 20042
53.John Stockton* 19711
54.Bernard King* 19655
55.Clifford Robinson 19591
56.Walter Davis 19521
57.Tony Parker 19473
58.Terry Cummings 19460
59.Jamal Crawford 19419
60.Bob Lanier* 19248
61.Dwight Howard 19222
62.Eddie Johnson 19202
63.Gail Goodrich* 19181
64.Stephen Curry 19071
65.Reggie Theus 19015
66.Dale Ellis 19004
67.Scottie Pippen* 18940
68.Jason Terry 18881
69.Chet Walker* 18831
70.Isiah Thomas* 18822
71.Bob McAdoo* 18787
72.Zach Randolph 18578
73.Mark Aguirre 18458
74.Dolph Schayes* 18438
75.DeMar DeRozan 18384
76.Tracy McGrady* 18381
77.Glen Rice 18336
78.Dave Bing* 18327
79.World B. Free 17955
80.Calvin Murphy* 17949
81.Lou Hudson 17940
82.Chris Mullin* 17911
83.Lenny Wilkens* 17772
84.Bailey Howell* 17770
85.Magic Johnson* 17707
86.Shawn Marion 17700
87.Rolando Blackman 17623
88.Otis Thorpe 17600
89.Jason Kidd* 17529
90.Earl Monroe* 17454
91.Ron Boone 17437
92.Steve Nash* 17387
93.Kevin McHale* 17335
94.Michael Finley 17306
95.Jack Sikma* 17287
96.Kevin Willis 17253
97.Damian Lillard 17244
98.Jeff Malone 17231
99.Chris Bosh* 17189
100.Chris Webber* 17182
101.Grant Hill* 17137
102.Spencer Haywood* 17111
103.George McGinnis* 17009
104.Rudy Gay 17000
105.Bob Cousy* 16960
106.Elton Brand 16827
107.Buck Williams 16784
108.Latrell Sprewell 16712
109.Tiny Archibald* 16481
110.Jerry Stackhouse 16409
111.Joe Dumars* 16401
112.James Worthy* 16320
113.Billy Cunningham* 16310
114.Stephon Marbury 16297
115.Andre Miller 16278
116.Paul Arizin* 16266
117.Randy Smith 16262
118.Juwan Howard 16159
119.Rasheed Wallace 16006
 Derek Harper 16006
121.Amar'e Stoudemire 15994
122.Kiki Vandeweghe 15980
123.Pete Maravich* 15948
124.Jack Twyman* 15840
125.Chauncey Billups 15802
126.Detlef Schrempf 15761
127.Richard Hamilton 15708
128.Larry Nance 15687
129.Jeff Hornacek 15659
130.Antoine Walker 15647
131.Sam Cassell 15635
132.Terry Porter 15586
133.Walt Frazier* 15581
134.Rashard Lewis 15579
135.Dennis Johnson* 15535
136.Bob Dandridge* 15530
137.Sam Jones* 15411
138.Tim Hardaway 15373
139.Lou Williams 15366
140.Dick Barnett 15358
141.Shawn Kemp 15347
142.Sam Perkins 15324
143.John Drew 15291
144.Louie Dampier* 15279
145.Zelmo Beaty* 15207
146.Byron Scott 15097
147.Dick Van Arsdale 15079
148.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 15028
149.Mike Mitchell 15016
150.Richard Jefferson 14904
151.Paul George 14874
152.Cliff Hagan* 14870
153.James Edwards 14862
154.Monta Ellis 14858
155.Maurice Lucas 14857
156.Charlie Scott* 14837
157.Mike Bibby 14698
158.Richie Guerin* 14676
159.Jason Richardson 14644
 Jamaal Wilkes* 14644
161.Purvis Short 14607
162.Kyle Lowry 14570
163.Allan Houston 14551
164.Bill Russell* 14522
165.Paul Millsap 14483
166.Hersey Hawkins 14470
167.Ricky Pierce 14467
168.Rod Strickland 14463
169.Nate Thurmond* 14437
170.Jo Jo White* 14399
171.Al Jefferson 14343
172.Alonzo Mourning* 14311
173.Glenn Robinson 14234
174.Tom Van Arsdale 14232
175.Kemba Walker 14193
176.Eddie Jones 14155
177.Brook Lopez 14094
178.Gus Williams 14093
179.Blake Griffin 14077
180.Dave DeBusschere* 14053
 Jerry Lucas* 14053
182.Manu Ginóbili 14043
183.David West 14034
184.Anthony Davis 14024
185.Fred Brown 14018
186.Carlos Boozer 13976
187.Alvan Adams 13910
 Ron Harper 13910
189.Billy Knight 13901
190.Bob Love 13895
191.Marques Johnson 13892
192.Andre Iguodala 13872
193.Chuck Person 13858
194.Deron Williams 13804
195.Bradley Beal 13797
196.Bill Laimbeer 13790
197.Thaddeus Young 13653
198.Peja Stojaković 13647
199.Orlando Woolridge 13623
200.Xavier McDaniel 13606
201.Mike Conley 13534
202.Dave Cowens* 13516
203.Kevin Love 13485
204.Baron Davis 13447
205.Steve Smith 13430
206.David Thompson* 13422
207.Vlade Divac* 13398
208.Rudy Tomjanovich* 13383
209.Luol Deng 13361
210.Jermaine O'Neal 13309
211.Kyrie Irving 13293
212.Al Harrington 13237
213.Jalen Rose 13220
214.Corey Maggette 13198
215.Kevin Johnson 13127
216.Billy Paultz 13099
217.Metta World Peace 13058
218.Jeff Mullins 13017
219.Horace Grant 12996
 Josh Smith 12996
221.Stephen Jackson 12976
222.Bob Boozer 12964
223.Larry Kenon 12954
224.Giannis Antetokounmpo 12926
225.Kendall Gill 12914
226.Derrick Coleman 12884
227.Wayman Tisdale 12878
228.Rik Smits 12871
229.Mychal Thompson 12810
230.Paul Westphal* 12809
231.Sidney Wicks 12803
232.Lamar Odom 12781
233.Jeff Green 12749
234.Mickey Johnson 12748
235.Johnny Newman 12740
236.Bill Cartwright 12713
237.Armen Gilliam 12700
238.Jim Jackson 12690
239.Dell Curry 12670
240.Bill Sharman* 12665
241.Nick Van Exel 12658
242.Jrue Holiday 12656
243.Joe Caldwell 12619
244.Al Horford 12544
 Otis Birdsong 12544
246.Jack Marin 12541
247.Marc Gasol 12514
248.Mike Newlin 12507
249.Mark Jackson 12489
250.Red Kerr 12480

ABA

ABA Table
Rank Player PTS
1.Louie Dampier* 13726
2.Dan Issel* 12823
3.Ron Boone 12153
4.Mel Daniels* 11739
5.Julius Erving* 11662
6.Freddie Lewis 11660
7.Donnie Freeman 11544
8.Mack Calvin 10620
9.Stew Johnson 10538
10.Roger Brown* 10498
11.Jimmy Jones 10465
12.Steve Jones 10258
13.Ralph Simpson 9953
14.Bob Netolicky 9876
15.Cincinnatus Powell 9746
16.Larry Jones 9651
17.Artis Gilmore* 9362
18.Willie Wise 9110
19.George Carter 8680
20.Byron Beck 8353
21.George McGinnis* 7919
22.Red Robbins 7703
23.Billy Paultz 7667
24.Glen Combs 7666
 Warren Jabali 7666
26.Jim Eakins 7627
27.Rich Jones 7562
28.George Thompson 7334
29.Darel Carrier 7011
30.John Beasley 6909
31.Wil Jones 6904
32.Rick Barry* 6884
33.Bob Verga 6814
34.Larry Miller 6595
35.Bill Keller 6588
36.Walter Simon 6414
37.Bill Melchionni 6230
38.Doug Moe 6161
39.Dave Robisch 6155
40.Chuck Williams 6140
41.Zelmo Beaty* 6100
42.Charles Williams 6020
43.James Silas 5978
44.George Gervin* 5887
45.Les Hunter 5693
46.Gene Moore 5594
47.Goose Ligon 5560
48.Johnny Neumann 5558
49.Joe Caldwell 5492
50.Warren Davis 5449
51.John Brisker 5349
52.Levern Tart 5316
53.Gerald Govan 5251
54.Arthur Becker 5160
55.Charlie Scott* 4800
56.Fatty Taylor 4797
57.Ronald Franz 4733
58.Randy Denton 4510
59.Trooper Washington 4499
60.Larry Kenon 4419
61.Ira Harge 4396
62.Bob Warren 4347
63.Tom Owens 4286
64.Donald Sidle 4247
65.George Lehmann 4245
66.Larry Brown* 4229
67.Darnell Hillman 4195
68.Manny Leaks 4188
69.Joe Hamilton 4145
70.Mike Lewis 4081
71.Gene Littles 4066
72.John Roche 3987
73.Bo Lamar 3976
74.Randolph Mahaffey 3815
75.Brian Taylor 3804
76.Wayne Hightower 3720
77.Caldwell Jones 3652
78.Ted McClain 3611
79.Lonnie Wright 3590
80.Julian Hammond 3547
81.George Stone 3530
82.Lee Davis 3511
83.Wendell Ladner 3474
84.Marvin Barnes 3465
85.Larry Cannon 3428
86.Bird Averitt 3349
87.Billy Knight 3340
88.Rick Mount 3330
89.Al Smith 3298
90.Connie Hawkins* 3295
91.Marv Roberts 3287
92.Skeeter Swift 3279
93.Mike Green 3239
94.John Williamson 3215
95.Julius Keye 3161
96.George Irvine 3093
97.Willie Somerset 3084
98.Jackie Moreland 3046
99.Swen Nater 3037
100.Mervin Jackson 3032
101.Willie Murrell 2988
102.Gary Bradds 2962
103.Stephen Chubin 2904
104.Chico Vaughn 2901
105.Frank Card 2894
106.Mike Gale 2831
107.Billy Cunningham* 2684
108.Mike Jackson 2683
109.Goo Kennedy 2674
110.Travis Grant 2639
111.Charles Beasley 2633
112.Oliver Taylor 2539
113.Spencer Haywood* 2519
114.Maurice Lucas 2518
115.Art Heyman 2511
116.George Peeples 2502
117.Mike Barrett 2500
118.Bobby Jones* 2480
119.Simmie Hill 2449
120.Collis Jones 2426
121.Willie Long 2418
122.Don Buse 2405
123.Maurice McHartley 2351
124.Dave Twardzik 2311
125.Sonny Dove 2284
126.Bob Bedell 2257
127.Skip Thoren 2239
128.Ron Perry 2228
129.Coby Dietrick 2225
130.Tony Jackson 2190
131.Moses Malone* 2171
132.Mike Butler 2158
 David Thompson* 2158
 Gus Gerard 2158
135.Jim Chones 2157
136.Ed Manning 2123
137.Sam Smith 2097
138.Andrew Anderson 2081
139.Ollie Darden 2047
140.Ed Johnson 2039
141.Jeffrey Congdon 1995
142.Ben Warley 1919
143.Kevin Joyce 1906
144.Willie Sojourner 1868
145.Neil Johnson 1835
146.Jimmy O'Brien 1795
147.Bernie Williams 1732
148.Jim McDaniels 1731
149.Dan Anderson 1707
150.George Adams 1652
151.Claude Terry 1647
152.Len Elmore 1621
153.George Karl 1618
154.Craig Raymond 1603
155.Tim Bassett 1543
156.Mike Barr 1519
157.Arvesta Kelly 1506
158.Will Frazier 1499
159.Bill McGill 1481
160.Walter Piatkowski 1465
161.Ray Scott 1445
162.John Barnhill 1437
163.Wayne Chapman 1432
164.Cliff Hagan* 1423
165.Ticky Burden 1413
166.Dave Lattin 1398
167.Jim Hadnot 1344
168.Hank Whitney 1339
169.Henry Logan 1258
170.Bobby Rascoe 1228
171.Samuel Robinson 1223
172.Johnny Baum 1206
173.Charles Edge 1201
174.Al Skinner 1198
175.Leary Lentz 1179
176.Larry Bunce 1142
177.Jim Ard 1138
178.Tommie Bowens 1132
179.Bobby Lloyd 1127
180.Jimmy Rayl 1125
181.Rich Niemann 1117
182.Al Tucker 1110
183.Larry Finch 1106
184.Lester Selvage 1103
185.Jan van Breda Kolff 1100
186.Jesse Branson 1086
187.Ronald Thomas 1051
188.Steven Kramer 1048
189.Mel Peterson 1030
190.John Fairchild 1025
191.David Vaughn 998
192.Keith Swagerty 987
193.Barry Parkhill 970
194.Jim Caldwell 968
 Billy Shepherd 968
196.Ervin Inniger 964
197.Tom Hoover 961
198.Patrick McFarland 947
199.M.L. Carr 906
200.Mel Bennett 904
201.Barry Liebowitz 894
202.John Smith 874
203.Chuck Terry 859
204.Grant Simmons 858
205.Bruce Spraggins 852
206.Joe DePre 830
207.Stephen Vacendak 824
208.Mike Pratt 806
209.Billy Schaeffer 802
210.Mark Olberding 795
211.Al Cueto 794
212.Jerry Pettway 792
213.Kendall Rhine 786
214.Joe Hamood 750
215.Jerry Chambers 736
216.Gary Keller 735
217.Riney Lochmann 731
 Mel Nowell 731
219.Jim Jarvis 728
220.Willie Porter 722
221.George Tinsley 704
222.Barry Orms 701
223.Kim Hughes 692
224.Jim Bradley 687
225.Bruce Seals 685
226.Dennis Wuycik 684
227.Tom Workman 665
 Fly Williams 665
229.William Franklin 657
230.Dewitt Menyard 643
231.Don Carlos 628
232.Bill Bunting 623
233.Jay Miller 620
234.Bobby Wilson 616
235.Billy Harris 609
236.Wesley Bialosuknia 608
237.Len Chappell 606
238.Guy Manning 604
239.Lloyd Batts 598
240.Darrell Elston 596
241.Jerry Harkness 589
242.Bobby Edmonds 580
243.Willis Thomas 555
244.Dennis Grey 543
245.Wali Jones 532
246.Joe Kennedy 508
247.Loyd King 506
248.Errol Palmer 500
 Scott English 500
250.Steve Green 474

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player PTS
1.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387
2.Karl Malone* 36928
3.LeBron James 35674
4.Kobe Bryant* 33643
5.Michael Jordan* 32292
6.Dirk Nowitzki 31560
7.Wilt Chamberlain* 31419
8.Shaquille O'Neal* 28596
9.Carmelo Anthony 27713
10.Moses Malone* 27409
11.Elvin Hayes* 27313
12.Hakeem Olajuwon* 26946
13.Oscar Robertson* 26710
14.Dominique Wilkins* 26668
15.Tim Duncan* 26496
16.Paul Pierce* 26397
17.John Havlicek* 26395
18.Kevin Garnett* 26071
19.Vince Carter 25728
20.Alex English* 25613
21.Reggie Miller* 25279
22.Jerry West* 25192
23.Patrick Ewing* 24815
24.Kevin Durant 24512
25.Ray Allen* 24505
26.Allen Iverson* 24368
27.Charles Barkley* 23757
28.Robert Parish* 23334
29.Adrian Dantley* 23177
30.Dwyane Wade 23165
31.Elgin Baylor* 23149
32.James Harden 22519
33.Russell Westbrook 22343
34.Clyde Drexler* 22195
35.Gary Payton* 21813
36.Larry Bird* 21791
37.Hal Greer* 21586
38.Walt Bellamy* 20941
39.Pau Gasol 20894
40.Bob Pettit* 20880
41.David Robinson* 20790
42.George Gervin* 20708
43.Mitch Richmond* 20497
44.Joe Johnson 20405
45.Chris Paul 20328
46.LaMarcus Aldridge 20255
47.Tom Chambers 20049
48.Antawn Jamison 20042
49.John Stockton* 19711
50.Bernard King* 19655
51.Clifford Robinson 19591
52.Walter Davis 19521
53.Tony Parker 19473
54.Terry Cummings 19460
55.Jamal Crawford 19419
56.Bob Lanier* 19248
57.Dwight Howard 19222
58.Eddie Johnson 19202
59.Gail Goodrich* 19181
60.Stephen Curry 19071
61.Reggie Theus 19015
62.Dale Ellis 19004
63.Scottie Pippen* 18940
64.Jason Terry 18881
65.Chet Walker* 18831
66.Isiah Thomas* 18822
67.Bob McAdoo* 18787
68.Zach Randolph 18578
69.Mark Aguirre 18458
70.Dolph Schayes* 18438
71.Rick Barry* 18395
72.DeMar DeRozan 18384
73.Tracy McGrady* 18381
74.Julius Erving* 18364
75.Glen Rice 18336
76.Dave Bing* 18327
77.World B. Free 17955
78.Calvin Murphy* 17949
79.Lou Hudson 17940
80.Chris Mullin* 17911
81.Lenny Wilkens* 17772
82.Bailey Howell* 17770
83.Magic Johnson* 17707
84.Shawn Marion 17700
85.Rolando Blackman 17623
86.Otis Thorpe 17600
87.Jason Kidd* 17529
88.Earl Monroe* 17454
89.Steve Nash* 17387
90.Kevin McHale* 17335
91.Michael Finley 17306
92.Jack Sikma* 17287
93.Kevin Willis 17253
94.Damian Lillard 17244
95.Jeff Malone 17231
96.Chris Bosh* 17189
97.Chris Webber* 17182
98.Grant Hill* 17137
99.Rudy Gay 17000
100.Bob Cousy* 16960
101.Elton Brand 16827
102.Buck Williams 16784
103.Latrell Sprewell 16712
104.Tiny Archibald* 16481
105.Jerry Stackhouse 16409
106.Joe Dumars* 16401
107.James Worthy* 16320
108.Stephon Marbury 16297
109.Andre Miller 16278
110.Paul Arizin* 16266
111.Randy Smith 16262
112.Juwan Howard 16159
113.Rasheed Wallace 16006
 Derek Harper 16006
115.Amar'e Stoudemire 15994
116.Kiki Vandeweghe 15980
117.Pete Maravich* 15948
118.Jack Twyman* 15840
119.Chauncey Billups 15802
120.Detlef Schrempf 15761
121.Richard Hamilton 15708
122.Larry Nance 15687
123.Jeff Hornacek 15659
124.Antoine Walker 15647
125.Sam Cassell 15635
126.Terry Porter 15586
127.Walt Frazier* 15581
128.Rashard Lewis 15579
 Artis Gilmore* 15579
130.Dennis Johnson* 15535
131.Bob Dandridge* 15530
132.Sam Jones* 15411
133.Tim Hardaway 15373
134.Lou Williams 15366
135.Dick Barnett 15358
136.Shawn Kemp 15347
137.Sam Perkins 15324
138.John Drew 15291
139.Byron Scott 15097
140.Dick Van Arsdale 15079
141.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 15028
142.Mike Mitchell 15016
143.Richard Jefferson 14904
144.Paul George 14874
145.James Edwards 14862
146.Monta Ellis 14858
147.Mike Bibby 14698
148.Richie Guerin* 14676
149.Dan Issel* 14659
150.Jamaal Wilkes* 14644
 Jason Richardson 14644
152.Purvis Short 14607
153.Spencer Haywood* 14592
154.Kyle Lowry 14570
155.Allan Houston 14551
156.Bill Russell* 14522
157.Paul Millsap 14483
158.Hersey Hawkins 14470
159.Ricky Pierce 14467
160.Rod Strickland 14463
161.Nate Thurmond* 14437
162.Jo Jo White* 14399
163.Al Jefferson 14343
164.Alonzo Mourning* 14311
165.Glenn Robinson 14234
166.Tom Van Arsdale 14232
167.Kemba Walker 14193
168.Eddie Jones 14155
169.Brook Lopez 14094
170.Gus Williams 14093
171.Blake Griffin 14077
172.Jerry Lucas* 14053
 Dave DeBusschere* 14053
174.Manu Ginóbili 14043
175.David West 14034
176.Anthony Davis 14024
177.Fred Brown 14018
178.Carlos Boozer 13976
179.Alvan Adams 13910
 Ron Harper 13910
181.Bob Love 13895
182.Marques Johnson 13892
183.Andre Iguodala 13872
184.Chuck Person 13858
185.Deron Williams 13804
186.Bradley Beal 13797
187.Bill Laimbeer 13790
188.Thaddeus Young 13653
189.Peja Stojaković 13647
190.Billy Cunningham* 13626
191.Orlando Woolridge 13623
192.Xavier McDaniel 13606
193.Mike Conley 13534
194.Dave Cowens* 13516
195.Kevin Love 13485
196.Baron Davis 13447
 Cliff Hagan* 13447
198.Steve Smith 13430
199.Vlade Divac* 13398
200.Rudy Tomjanovich* 13383
201.Luol Deng 13361
202.Jermaine O'Neal 13309
203.Kyrie Irving 13293
204.Al Harrington 13237
205.Jalen Rose 13220
206.Corey Maggette 13198
207.Kevin Johnson 13127
208.Metta World Peace 13058
209.Jeff Mullins 13017
210.Horace Grant 12996
 Josh Smith 12996
212.Stephen Jackson 12976
213.Bob Boozer 12964
214.Giannis Antetokounmpo 12926
215.Kendall Gill 12914
216.Derrick Coleman 12884
217.Wayman Tisdale 12878
218.Rik Smits 12871
219.Mychal Thompson 12810
220.Paul Westphal* 12809
221.Sidney Wicks 12803
222.Lamar Odom 12781
223.Jeff Green 12749
224.Mickey Johnson 12748
225.Johnny Newman 12740
226.Bill Cartwright 12713
227.Armen Gilliam 12700
228.Jim Jackson 12690
229.Dell Curry 12670
230.Bill Sharman* 12665
231.Nick Van Exel 12658
232.Jrue Holiday 12656
233.Otis Birdsong 12544
 Al Horford 12544
235.Jack Marin 12541
236.Marc Gasol 12514
237.Mike Newlin 12507
238.Mark Jackson 12489
239.Red Kerr 12480
240.Joe Barry Carroll 12455
241.Caron Butler 12430
242.Charles Oakley 12417
243.DeMarcus Cousins 12397
244.Kevin Martin 12396
245.Darrell Griffith 12391
246.Cazzie Russell 12377
247.Danny Manning 12367
248.Maurice Lucas 12339
249.A.C. Green 12331
250.Johnny Green 12281