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NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
Rank Player PTS
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387
2. Karl Malone* 36928
3. Kobe Bryant 33643
4. LeBron James 32543
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. Dan Issel* 27482
12. Elvin Hayes* 27313
13. Hakeem Olajuwon* 26946
14. Oscar Robertson* 26710
15. Dominique Wilkins* 26668
16. George Gervin* 26595
17. Tim Duncan 26496
18. Paul Pierce 26397
19. John Havlicek* 26395
20. Kevin Garnett 26071
21. Alex English* 25613
22. Carmelo Anthony 25551
23. Vince Carter 25430
24. Reggie Miller* 25279
  Rick Barry* 25279
26. Jerry West* 25192
27. Artis Gilmore* 24941
28. Patrick Ewing* 24815
29. Ray Allen* 24505
30. Allen Iverson* 24368
31. Charles Barkley* 23757
32. Robert Parish* 23334
33. Adrian Dantley* 23177
34. Dwyane Wade 23165
35. Elgin Baylor* 23149
36. Kevin Durant 22940
37. Clyde Drexler* 22195
38. Gary Payton* 21813
39. Larry Bird* 21791
40. Hal Greer* 21586
41. Walt Bellamy* 20941
42. Pau Gasol 20894
43. Bob Pettit* 20880
44. David Robinson* 20790
45. Mitch Richmond* 20497
46. Joe Johnson 20405
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 19414
56. Bob Lanier* 19248
57. Eddie Johnson 19202
58. Gail Goodrich* 19181
59. Reggie Theus 19015
60. Dale Ellis 19004
61. Scottie Pippen* 18940
62. Jason Terry 18881
63. Russell Westbrook 18859
64. Chet Walker* 18831
65. Isiah Thomas* 18822
66. Bob McAdoo* 18787
67. James Harden 18627
68. LaMarcus Aldridge 18598
69. Zach Randolph 18578
70. Mark Aguirre 18458
71. Dolph Schayes* 18438
72. Tracy McGrady* 18381
73. Glen Rice 18336
74. Dave Bing* 18327
75. Dwight Howard 18114
76. World B. Free 17955
77. Calvin Murphy* 17949
78. Lou Hudson 17940
79. Chris Mullin* 17911
80. Lenny Wilkens* 17772
81. Bailey Howell* 17770
82. Magic Johnson* 17707
83. Shawn Marion 17700
84. Rolando Blackman 17623
85. Otis Thorpe 17600
86. Chris Paul 17597
87. Jason Kidd* 17529
88. Earl Monroe* 17454
89. Ron Boone 17437
90. Steve Nash* 17387
91. Kevin McHale* 17335
92. Michael Finley 17306
93. Jack Sikma* 17287
94. Kevin Willis 17253
95. Jeff Malone 17231
96. Chris Bosh 17189
97. Chris Webber 17182
98. Grant Hill* 17137
99. Spencer Haywood* 17111
100. George McGinnis* 17009
101. Bob Cousy* 16960
102. Elton Brand 16827
103. Buck Williams 16784
104. Latrell Sprewell 16712
105. Tiny Archibald* 16481
106. Jerry Stackhouse 16409
107. Joe Dumars* 16401
108. James Worthy* 16320
109. Stephen Curry 16315
110. Billy Cunningham* 16310
111. Stephon Marbury 16297
112. Andre Miller 16278
113. Paul Arizin* 16266
114. Randy Smith 16262
115. Juwan Howard 16159
116. Rasheed Wallace 16006
  Derek Harper 16006
118. Amar'e Stoudemire 15994
119. Kiki Vandeweghe 15980
120. Pete Maravich* 15948
121. Jack Twyman* 15840
122. Chauncey Billups 15802
123. Detlef Schrempf 15761
124. Richard Hamilton 15708
125. Larry Nance 15687
126. Jeff Hornacek 15659
127. Antoine Walker 15647
128. Sam Cassell 15635
129. Terry Porter 15586
130. Walt Frazier* 15581
131. Rashard Lewis 15579
132. Dennis Johnson* 15535
133. Bob Dandridge 15530
134. Rudy Gay 15461
135. Sam Jones* 15411
136. Tim Hardaway 15373
137. Dick Barnett 15358
138. Shawn Kemp 15347
139. Sam Perkins 15324
140. John Drew 15291
141. Louie Dampier* 15279
142. Zelmo Beaty* 15207
143. Byron Scott 15097
144. Dick Van Arsdale 15079
145. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 15028
146. Mike Mitchell 15016
147. DeMar DeRozan 14931
148. Richard Jefferson 14904
149. Cliff Hagan* 14870
150. James Edwards 14862
151. Monta Ellis 14858
152. Maurice Lucas 14857
153. Charlie Scott* 14837
154. Mike Bibby 14698
155. Richie Guerin* 14676
156. Jamaal Wilkes* 14644
  Jason Richardson 14644
158. Purvis Short 14607
159. Allan Houston 14551
160. Bill Russell* 14522
161. Hersey Hawkins 14470
162. Ricky Pierce 14467
163. Rod Strickland 14463
164. Nate Thurmond* 14437
165. Jo Jo White* 14399
166. Al Jefferson 14343
167. Alonzo Mourning* 14311
168. Glenn Robinson 14234
169. Tom Van Arsdale 14232
170. Eddie Jones 14155
171. Gus Williams 14093
172. Jerry Lucas* 14053
  Dave DeBusschere* 14053
174. Manu Ginobili 14043
175. David West 14034
176. Fred Brown 14018
177. Carlos Boozer 13976
178. Ron Harper 13910
  Alvan Adams 13910
180. Billy Knight 13901
181. Bob Love 13895
182. Marques Johnson 13892
183. Chuck Person 13858
184. Deron Williams 13804
185. Bill Laimbeer 13790
186. Peja Stojakovic 13647
187. Orlando Woolridge 13623
188. Xavier McDaniel 13606
189. Dave Cowens* 13516
190. Andre Iguodala 13456
191. Baron Davis 13447
192. Steve Smith 13430
193. David Thompson* 13422
194. Vlade Divac* 13398
195. Rudy Tomjanovich 13383
196. Luol Deng 13361
197. Paul Millsap 13328
198. Jermaine O'Neal 13309
199. Lou Williams 13305
200. Al Harrington 13237
201. Jalen Rose 13220
202. Blake Griffin 13200
203. Corey Maggette 13198
204. Kevin Johnson 13127
205. Billy Paultz 13099
206. Metta World Peace 13058
207. Jeff Mullins 13017
208. Josh Smith 12996
  Horace Grant 12996
210. Stephen Jackson 12976
211. Bob Boozer 12964
212. Larry Kenon 12954
213. Kendall Gill 12914
214. Damian Lillard 12909
215. Derrick Coleman 12884
216. Wayman Tisdale 12878
217. Rik Smits 12871
218. Mychal Thompson 12810
219. Paul Westphal* 12809
220. Sidney Wicks 12803
221. Lamar Odom 12781
222. Mickey Johnson 12748
223. Johnny Newman 12740
224. Bill Cartwright 12713
225. Armen Gilliam 12700
226. Jim Jackson 12690
227. Dell Curry 12670
228. Bill Sharman* 12665
229. Nick Van Exel 12658
230. Joe Caldwell 12619
231. Otis Birdsong 12544
232. Jack Marin 12541
233. Mike Newlin 12507
234. Mark Jackson 12489
235. Red Kerr 12480
236. Joe Barry Carroll 12455
237. Caron Butler 12430
238. Charles Oakley 12417
239. Brook Lopez 12414
240. Kevin Martin 12396
241. Darrell Griffith 12391
242. Cazzie Russell 12377
243. Danny Manning 12367
244. Kyle Lowry 12355
245. A.C. Green 12331
246. Johnny Green 12281
247. Sleepy Floyd 12260
248. Donnie Freeman 12233
249. Antonio McDyess 12227
250. Maurice Cheeks* 12195

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player PTS
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387
2. Karl Malone* 36928
3. Kobe Bryant 33643
4. LeBron James 32543
5. Michael Jordan* 32292
6. Dirk Nowitzki 31560
7. Wilt Chamberlain* 31419
8. Shaquille O'Neal* 28596
9. Moses Malone* 27409
10. Elvin Hayes* 27313
11. Hakeem Olajuwon* 26946
12. Oscar Robertson* 26710
13. Dominique Wilkins* 26668
14. Tim Duncan 26496
15. Paul Pierce 26397
16. John Havlicek* 26395
17. Kevin Garnett 26071
18. Alex English* 25613
19. Carmelo Anthony 25551
20. Vince Carter 25430
21. Reggie Miller* 25279
22. Jerry West* 25192
23. Patrick Ewing* 24815
24. Ray Allen* 24505
25. Allen Iverson* 24368
26. Charles Barkley* 23757
27. Robert Parish* 23334
28. Adrian Dantley* 23177
29. Dwyane Wade 23165
30. Elgin Baylor* 23149
31. Kevin Durant 22940
32. Clyde Drexler* 22195
33. Gary Payton* 21813
34. Larry Bird* 21791
35. Hal Greer* 21586
36. Walt Bellamy* 20941
37. Pau Gasol 20894
38. Bob Pettit* 20880
39. David Robinson* 20790
40. George Gervin* 20708
41. Mitch Richmond* 20497
42. Joe Johnson 20405
43. Tom Chambers 20049
44. Antawn Jamison 20042
45. John Stockton* 19711
46. Bernard King* 19655
47. Clifford Robinson 19591
48. Walter Davis 19521
49. Tony Parker 19473
50. Terry Cummings 19460
51. Jamal Crawford 19414
52. Bob Lanier* 19248
53. Eddie Johnson 19202
54. Gail Goodrich* 19181
55. Reggie Theus 19015
56. Dale Ellis 19004
57. Scottie Pippen* 18940
58. Jason Terry 18881
59. Russell Westbrook 18859
60. Chet Walker* 18831
61. Isiah Thomas* 18822
62. Bob McAdoo* 18787
63. James Harden 18627
64. LaMarcus Aldridge 18598
65. Zach Randolph 18578
66. Mark Aguirre 18458
67. Dolph Schayes* 18438
68. Rick Barry* 18395
69. Tracy McGrady* 18381
70. Julius Erving* 18364
71. Glen Rice 18336
72. Dave Bing* 18327
73. Dwight Howard 18114
74. World B. Free 17955
75. Calvin Murphy* 17949
76. Lou Hudson 17940
77. Chris Mullin* 17911
78. Lenny Wilkens* 17772
79. Bailey Howell* 17770
80. Magic Johnson* 17707
81. Shawn Marion 17700
82. Rolando Blackman 17623
83. Otis Thorpe 17600
84. Chris Paul 17597
85. Jason Kidd* 17529
86. Earl Monroe* 17454
87. Steve Nash* 17387
88. Kevin McHale* 17335
89. Michael Finley 17306
90. Jack Sikma* 17287
91. Kevin Willis 17253
92. Jeff Malone 17231
93. Chris Bosh 17189
94. Chris Webber 17182
95. Grant Hill* 17137
96. Bob Cousy* 16960
97. Elton Brand 16827
98. Buck Williams 16784
99. Latrell Sprewell 16712
100. Tiny Archibald* 16481
101. Jerry Stackhouse 16409
102. Joe Dumars* 16401
103. James Worthy* 16320
104. Stephen Curry 16315
105. Stephon Marbury 16297
106. Andre Miller 16278
107. Paul Arizin* 16266
108. Randy Smith 16262
109. Juwan Howard 16159
110. Rasheed Wallace 16006
  Derek Harper 16006
112. Amar'e Stoudemire 15994
113. Kiki Vandeweghe 15980
114. Pete Maravich* 15948
115. Jack Twyman* 15840
116. Chauncey Billups 15802
117. Detlef Schrempf 15761
118. Richard Hamilton 15708
119. Larry Nance 15687
120. Jeff Hornacek 15659
121. Antoine Walker 15647
122. Sam Cassell 15635
123. Terry Porter 15586
124. Walt Frazier* 15581
125. Rashard Lewis 15579
  Artis Gilmore* 15579
127. Dennis Johnson* 15535
128. Bob Dandridge 15530
129. Rudy Gay 15461
130. Sam Jones* 15411
131. Tim Hardaway 15373
132. Dick Barnett 15358
133. Shawn Kemp 15347
134. Sam Perkins 15324
135. John Drew 15291
136. Byron Scott 15097
137. Dick Van Arsdale 15079
138. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 15028
139. Mike Mitchell 15016
140. DeMar DeRozan 14931
141. Richard Jefferson 14904
142. James Edwards 14862
143. Monta Ellis 14858
144. Mike Bibby 14698
145. Richie Guerin* 14676
146. Dan Issel* 14659
147. Jason Richardson 14644
  Jamaal Wilkes* 14644
149. Purvis Short 14607
150. Spencer Haywood* 14592
151. Allan Houston 14551
152. Bill Russell* 14522
153. Hersey Hawkins 14470
154. Ricky Pierce 14467
155. Rod Strickland 14463
156. Nate Thurmond* 14437
157. Jo Jo White* 14399
158. Al Jefferson 14343
159. Alonzo Mourning* 14311
160. Glenn Robinson 14234
161. Tom Van Arsdale 14232
162. Eddie Jones 14155
163. Gus Williams 14093
164. Jerry Lucas* 14053
  Dave DeBusschere* 14053
166. Manu Ginobili 14043
167. David West 14034
168. Fred Brown 14018
169. Carlos Boozer 13976
170. Ron Harper 13910
  Alvan Adams 13910
172. Bob Love 13895
173. Marques Johnson 13892
174. Chuck Person 13858
175. Deron Williams 13804
176. Bill Laimbeer 13790
177. Peja Stojakovic 13647
178. Billy Cunningham* 13626
179. Orlando Woolridge 13623
180. Xavier McDaniel 13606
181. Dave Cowens* 13516
182. Andre Iguodala 13456
183. Cliff Hagan* 13447
  Baron Davis 13447
185. Steve Smith 13430
186. Vlade Divac* 13398
187. Rudy Tomjanovich 13383
188. Luol Deng 13361
189. Paul Millsap 13328
190. Jermaine O'Neal 13309
191. Lou Williams 13305
192. Al Harrington 13237
193. Jalen Rose 13220
194. Blake Griffin 13200
195. Corey Maggette 13198
196. Kevin Johnson 13127
197. Metta World Peace 13058
198. Jeff Mullins 13017
199. Josh Smith 12996
  Horace Grant 12996
201. Stephen Jackson 12976
202. Bob Boozer 12964
203. Kendall Gill 12914
204. Damian Lillard 12909
205. Derrick Coleman 12884
206. Wayman Tisdale 12878
207. Rik Smits 12871
208. Mychal Thompson 12810
209. Paul Westphal* 12809
210. Sidney Wicks 12803
211. Lamar Odom 12781
212. Mickey Johnson 12748
213. Johnny Newman 12740
214. Bill Cartwright 12713
215. Armen Gilliam 12700
216. Jim Jackson 12690
217. Dell Curry 12670
218. Bill Sharman* 12665
219. Nick Van Exel 12658
220. Otis Birdsong 12544
221. Jack Marin 12541
222. Mike Newlin 12507
223. Mark Jackson 12489
224. Red Kerr 12480
225. Joe Barry Carroll 12455
226. Caron Butler 12430
227. Charles Oakley 12417
228. Brook Lopez 12414
229. Kevin Martin 12396
230. Darrell Griffith 12391
231. Cazzie Russell 12377
232. Danny Manning 12367
233. Kyle Lowry 12355
234. Maurice Lucas 12339
235. A.C. Green 12331
236. Johnny Green 12281
237. Sleepy Floyd 12260
238. Antonio McDyess 12227
239. Maurice Cheeks* 12195
240. Tom Heinsohn* 12194
241. Willis Reed* 12183
242. Kelly Tripucka 12142
243. John Long 12131
  J.R. Smith 12131
245. Norm Nixon 12065
246. Thaddeus Young 12044
247. Kemba Walker 12009
248. Kevin Love 12006
  DeMarcus Cousins 12006
250. Klay Thompson 11995

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. Gus Gerard 2158
  David Thompson* 2158
  Mike Butler 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. Billy Shepherd 968
  Jim Caldwell 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. Fly Williams 665
  Tom Workman 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. Scott English 500
  Errol Palmer 500
250. Steve Green 474
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