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.LeBron James 37451
3.Karl Malone* 36928
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 28289
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 Durant 26242
22.Kevin Garnett* 26071
23.Vince Carter 25728
24.Alex English* 25613
25.Rick Barry* 25279
 Reggie Miller* 25279
27.Jerry West* 25192
28.Artis Gilmore* 24941
29.Patrick Ewing* 24815
30.Ray Allen* 24505
31.Allen Iverson* 24368
32.Charles Barkley* 23757
33.James Harden 23675
34.Russell Westbrook 23598
35.Robert Parish* 23334
36.Adrian Dantley* 23177
37.Dwyane Wade 23165
38.Elgin Baylor* 23149
39.Clyde Drexler* 22195
40.Gary Payton* 21813
41.Larry Bird* 21791
42.Hal Greer* 21586
43.Chris Paul 21031
44.Walt Bellamy* 20941
45.Pau Gasol 20894
46.Bob Pettit* 20880
47.David Robinson* 20790
48.Stephen Curry 20711
49.LaMarcus Aldridge 20558
50.Mitch Richmond* 20497
51.DeMar DeRozan 20437
52.Joe Johnson 20407
53.Tom Chambers 20049
54.Antawn Jamison 20042
55.John Stockton* 19711
56.Bernard King* 19655
57.Clifford Robinson 19591
58.Walter Davis 19521
59.Dwight Howard 19485
60.Tony Parker 19473
61.Terry Cummings 19460
62.Jamal Crawford 19419
63.Bob Lanier* 19248
64.Eddie Johnson 19202
65.Gail Goodrich* 19181
66.Reggie Theus 19015
67.Dale Ellis 19004
68.Scottie Pippen* 18940
69.Jason Terry 18881
70.Chet Walker* 18831
71.Isiah Thomas* 18822
72.Bob McAdoo* 18787
73.Zach Randolph 18578
74.Mark Aguirre 18458
75.Dolph Schayes* 18438
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.Damian Lillard 17799
84.Lenny Wilkens* 17772
85.Bailey Howell* 17770
86.Magic Johnson* 17707
87.Shawn Marion 17700
88.Rolando Blackman 17623
89.Otis Thorpe 17600
90.Jason Kidd* 17529
91.Earl Monroe* 17454
92.Ron Boone 17437
93.Rudy Gay 17403
94.Steve Nash* 17387
95.Kevin McHale* 17335
96.Michael Finley 17306
97.Jack Sikma* 17287
98.Kevin Willis 17253
99.Jeff Malone 17231
100.Chris Bosh* 17189
101.Chris Webber* 17182
102.Grant Hill* 17137
103.Spencer Haywood* 17111
104.George McGinnis* 17009
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.Derek Harper 16006
 Rasheed Wallace 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.Lou Williams 15593
133.Terry Porter 15586
134.Walt Frazier* 15581
135.Rashard Lewis 15579
136.Dennis Johnson* 15535
137.Bob Dandridge* 15530
138.Kyle Lowry 15457
139.Sam Jones* 15411
140.Paul George 15407
141.Tim Hardaway* 15373
142.Dick Barnett 15358
143.Shawn Kemp 15347
144.Sam Perkins 15324
145.John Drew 15291
146.Louie Dampier* 15279
147.Zelmo Beaty* 15207
148.Byron Scott 15097
149.Dick Van Arsdale 15079
150.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 15028
151.Mike Mitchell 15016
152.Anthony Davis 14907
153.Richard Jefferson 14904
154.Giannis Antetokounmpo 14893
155.Cliff Hagan* 14870
156.James Edwards 14862
157.Monta Ellis 14858
158.Maurice Lucas 14857
159.Charlie Scott* 14837
160.Mike Bibby 14698
161.Richie Guerin* 14676
162.Jason Richardson 14644
 Jamaal Wilkes* 14644
164.Bradley Beal 14641
165.Purvis Short 14607
166.Brook Lopez 14569
167.Allan Houston 14551
168.Paul Millsap 14536
169.Bill Russell* 14522
170.Kyrie Irving 14486
171.Kevin Love 14485
172.Hersey Hawkins 14470
173.Ricky Pierce 14467
174.Rod Strickland 14463
175.Nate Thurmond* 14437
176.Kemba Walker 14414
177.Jo Jo White* 14399
178.Mike Conley 14395
179.Blake Griffin 14376
180.Al Jefferson 14343
181.Alonzo Mourning* 14311
182.Glenn Robinson 14234
183.Tom Van Arsdale 14232
184.Eddie Jones 14155
185.Gus Williams 14093
186.Dave DeBusschere* 14053
 Jerry Lucas* 14053
188.Manu Ginóbili* 14043
189.David West 14034
190.Fred Brown 14018
191.Carlos Boozer 13976
192.Andre Iguodala 13951
 Thaddeus Young 13951
194.Alvan Adams 13910
 Ron Harper 13910
196.Billy Knight 13901
197.Jrue Holiday 13898
198.Bob Love 13895
199.Marques Johnson 13892
200.Chuck Person 13858
201.Deron Williams 13804
202.Bill Laimbeer 13790
203.Peja Stojaković 13647
204.Orlando Woolridge 13623
205.Xavier McDaniel 13606
206.Dave Cowens* 13516
207.Baron Davis 13447
208.Steve Smith 13430
209.Jeff Green 13422
 David Thompson* 13422
211.Vlade Divac* 13398
212.Rudy Tomjanovich* 13383
213.Luol Deng 13361
214.Jermaine O'Neal 13309
215.Al Harrington 13237
216.Jalen Rose 13220
217.Corey Maggette 13198
218.Al Horford 13190
219.Kevin Johnson 13127
220.Billy Paultz 13099
221.Metta World Peace 13058
222.Jeff Mullins 13017
223.Horace Grant 12996
 Josh Smith 12996
225.Klay Thompson 12979
226.Stephen Jackson 12976
227.Bob Boozer 12964
228.Larry Kenon 12954
229.Kendall Gill 12914
230.Nikola Vučević 12904
231.Derrick Coleman 12884
232.Wayman Tisdale 12878
233.Rik Smits 12871
234.Mychal Thompson 12810
235.Paul Westphal* 12809
236.Sidney Wicks 12803
237.DeMarcus Cousins 12802
238.Lamar Odom 12781
239.Mickey Johnson 12748
240.Johnny Newman 12740
241.Bill Cartwright 12713
242.Armen Gilliam 12700
243.Jim Jackson 12690
244.Dell Curry 12670
245.Bill Sharman* 12665
246.Tobias Harris 12658
 Nick Van Exel 12658
248.Joe Caldwell 12619
249.Otis Birdsong 12544
250.Jack Marin 12541

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.Cincy 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.Walt Simon 6414
37.Bill Melchionni 6230
38.Doug Moe 6161
39.Dave Robisch 6155
40.Chuck Williams 6140
41.Zelmo Beaty* 6100
42.Charlie 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.Art Becker 5160
55.Charlie Scott* 4800
56.Fatty Taylor 4797
57.Ron 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.Don 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.Randy 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.Merv Jackson 3032
101.Willie Murrell 2988
102.Gary Bradds 2962
103.Steve 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.Charlie Beasley 2633
112.Ollie 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
 Gus Gerard 2158
 David Thompson* 2158
135.Jim Chones 2157
136.Ed Manning 2123
137.Sam Smith 2097
138.Andy Anderson 2081
139.Ollie Darden 2047
140.Ed Johnson 2039
141.Jeff 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.Walt 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.Sam 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.Les Selvage 1103
185.Jan van Breda Kolff 1100
186.Jesse Branson 1086
187.Ron Thomas 1051
188.Steve 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.Pat McFarland 947
199.M.L. Carr 906
200.Mel Bennett 904
201.Barry Leibowitz 894
202.John Smith 874
203.Chuck Terry 859
204.Grant Simmons 858
205.Bruce Spraggins 852
206.Joe DePre 830
207.Steve 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.Bill 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.Wes 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.LeBron James 37451
3.Karl Malone* 36928
4.Kobe Bryant* 33643
5.Michael Jordan* 32292
6.Dirk Nowitzki 31560
7.Wilt Chamberlain* 31419
8.Shaquille O'Neal* 28596
9.Carmelo Anthony 28289
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 Durant 26242
19.Kevin Garnett* 26071
20.Vince Carter 25728
21.Alex English* 25613
22.Reggie Miller* 25279
23.Jerry West* 25192
24.Patrick Ewing* 24815
25.Ray Allen* 24505
26.Allen Iverson* 24368
27.Charles Barkley* 23757
28.James Harden 23675
29.Russell Westbrook 23598
30.Robert Parish* 23334
31.Adrian Dantley* 23177
32.Dwyane Wade 23165
33.Elgin Baylor* 23149
34.Clyde Drexler* 22195
35.Gary Payton* 21813
36.Larry Bird* 21791
37.Hal Greer* 21586
38.Chris Paul 21031
39.Walt Bellamy* 20941
40.Pau Gasol 20894
41.Bob Pettit* 20880
42.David Robinson* 20790
43.Stephen Curry 20711
44.George Gervin* 20708
45.LaMarcus Aldridge 20558
46.Mitch Richmond* 20497
47.DeMar DeRozan 20437
48.Joe Johnson 20407
49.Tom Chambers 20049
50.Antawn Jamison 20042
51.John Stockton* 19711
52.Bernard King* 19655
53.Clifford Robinson 19591
54.Walter Davis 19521
55.Dwight Howard 19485
56.Tony Parker 19473
57.Terry Cummings 19460
58.Jamal Crawford 19419
59.Bob Lanier* 19248
60.Eddie Johnson 19202
61.Gail Goodrich* 19181
62.Reggie Theus 19015
63.Dale Ellis 19004
64.Scottie Pippen* 18940
65.Jason Terry 18881
66.Chet Walker* 18831
67.Isiah Thomas* 18822
68.Bob McAdoo* 18787
69.Zach Randolph 18578
70.Mark Aguirre 18458
71.Dolph Schayes* 18438
72.Rick Barry* 18395
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.Damian Lillard 17799
82.Lenny Wilkens* 17772
83.Bailey Howell* 17770
84.Magic Johnson* 17707
85.Shawn Marion 17700
86.Rolando Blackman 17623
87.Otis Thorpe 17600
88.Jason Kidd* 17529
89.Earl Monroe* 17454
90.Rudy Gay 17403
91.Steve Nash* 17387
92.Kevin McHale* 17335
93.Michael Finley 17306
94.Jack Sikma* 17287
95.Kevin Willis 17253
96.Jeff Malone 17231
97.Chris Bosh* 17189
98.Chris Webber* 17182
99.Grant Hill* 17137
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.Derek Harper 16006
 Rasheed Wallace 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.Lou Williams 15593
127.Terry Porter 15586
128.Walt Frazier* 15581
129.Artis Gilmore* 15579
 Rashard Lewis 15579
131.Dennis Johnson* 15535
132.Bob Dandridge* 15530
133.Kyle Lowry 15457
134.Sam Jones* 15411
135.Paul George 15407
136.Tim Hardaway* 15373
137.Dick Barnett 15358
138.Shawn Kemp 15347
139.Sam Perkins 15324
140.John Drew 15291
141.Byron Scott 15097
142.Dick Van Arsdale 15079
143.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 15028
144.Mike Mitchell 15016
145.Anthony Davis 14907
146.Richard Jefferson 14904
147.Giannis Antetokounmpo 14893
148.James Edwards 14862
149.Monta Ellis 14858
150.Mike Bibby 14698
151.Richie Guerin* 14676
152.Dan Issel* 14659
153.Jason Richardson 14644
 Jamaal Wilkes* 14644
155.Bradley Beal 14641
156.Purvis Short 14607
157.Spencer Haywood* 14592
158.Brook Lopez 14569
159.Allan Houston 14551
160.Paul Millsap 14536
161.Bill Russell* 14522
162.Kyrie Irving 14486
163.Kevin Love 14485
164.Hersey Hawkins 14470
165.Ricky Pierce 14467
166.Rod Strickland 14463
167.Nate Thurmond* 14437
168.Kemba Walker 14414
169.Jo Jo White* 14399
170.Mike Conley 14395
171.Blake Griffin 14376
172.Al Jefferson 14343
173.Alonzo Mourning* 14311
174.Glenn Robinson 14234
175.Tom Van Arsdale 14232
176.Eddie Jones 14155
177.Gus Williams 14093
178.Dave DeBusschere* 14053
 Jerry Lucas* 14053
180.Manu Ginóbili* 14043
181.David West 14034
182.Fred Brown 14018
183.Carlos Boozer 13976
184.Andre Iguodala 13951
 Thaddeus Young 13951
186.Alvan Adams 13910
 Ron Harper 13910
188.Jrue Holiday 13898
189.Bob Love 13895
190.Marques Johnson 13892
191.Chuck Person 13858
192.Deron Williams 13804
193.Bill Laimbeer 13790
194.Peja Stojaković 13647
195.Billy Cunningham* 13626
196.Orlando Woolridge 13623
197.Xavier McDaniel 13606
198.Dave Cowens* 13516
199.Baron Davis 13447
 Cliff Hagan* 13447
201.Steve Smith 13430
202.Jeff Green 13422
203.Vlade Divac* 13398
204.Rudy Tomjanovich* 13383
205.Luol Deng 13361
206.Jermaine O'Neal 13309
207.Al Harrington 13237
208.Jalen Rose 13220
209.Corey Maggette 13198
210.Al Horford 13190
211.Kevin Johnson 13127
212.Metta World Peace 13058
213.Jeff Mullins 13017
214.Horace Grant 12996
 Josh Smith 12996
216.Klay Thompson 12979
217.Stephen Jackson 12976
218.Bob Boozer 12964
219.Kendall Gill 12914
220.Nikola Vučević 12904
221.Derrick Coleman 12884
222.Wayman Tisdale 12878
223.Rik Smits 12871
224.Mychal Thompson 12810
225.Paul Westphal* 12809
226.Sidney Wicks 12803
227.DeMarcus Cousins 12802
228.Lamar Odom 12781
229.Mickey Johnson 12748
230.Johnny Newman 12740
231.Bill Cartwright 12713
232.Armen Gilliam 12700
233.Jim Jackson 12690
234.Dell Curry 12670
235.Bill Sharman* 12665
236.Tobias Harris 12658
 Nick Van Exel 12658
238.Otis Birdsong 12544
239.Jack Marin 12541
240.Jimmy Butler 12519
241.Marc Gasol 12514
242.Mike Newlin 12507
243.Eric Gordon 12495
244.Mark Jackson 12489
245.Red Kerr 12480
246.Joe Barry Carroll 12455
247.Caron Butler 12430
248.Charles Oakley 12417
249.Kevin Martin 12396
250.Darrell Griffith 12391