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. Kobe Bryant 33643
4. Michael Jordan* 32292
5. Wilt Chamberlain* 31419
6. Dirk Nowitzki 30808
7. Julius Erving* 30026
8. LeBron James 29959
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. Rick Barry* 25279
  Reggie Miller* 25279
24. Jerry West* 25192
25. Artis Gilmore* 24941
26. Carmelo Anthony 24904
27. Patrick Ewing* 24815
28. Vince Carter 24662
29. Ray Allen 24505
30. Allen Iverson* 24368
31. Charles Barkley* 23757
32. Robert Parish* 23334
33. Adrian Dantley* 23177
34. Elgin Baylor* 23149
35. Clyde Drexler* 22195
36. Gary Payton* 21813
37. Larry Bird* 21791
38. Dwyane Wade 21748
39. Hal Greer* 21586
40. Walt Bellamy* 20941
41. Bob Pettit* 20880
42. David Robinson* 20790
43. Mitch Richmond* 20497
44. Pau Gasol 20449
45. Joe Johnson 20192
46. Kevin Durant 20098
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. Terry Cummings 19460
54. Bob Lanier* 19248
55. Eddie Johnson 19202
56. Gail Goodrich* 19181
57. Reggie Theus 19015
58. Dale Ellis 19004
59. Scottie Pippen* 18940
60. Chet Walker* 18831
61. Isiah Thomas* 18822
62. Bob McAdoo* 18787
63. Jason Terry 18735
64. Tony Parker 18679
65. Jamal Crawford 18529
66. Mark Aguirre 18458
67. Dolph Schayes* 18438
68. Tracy McGrady* 18381
69. Glen Rice 18336
70. Dave Bing* 18327
71. Zach Randolph 18283
72. World B. Free 17955
73. Calvin Murphy* 17949
74. Lou Hudson 17940
75. Chris Mullin* 17911
76. Lenny Wilkens* 17772
77. Bailey Howell* 17770
78. Magic Johnson* 17707
79. Shawn Marion 17700
80. Rolando Blackman 17623
81. Otis Thorpe 17600
82. Jason Kidd 17529
83. Earl Monroe* 17454
84. Ron Boone 17437
85. Steve Nash 17387
86. Kevin McHale* 17335
87. Michael Finley 17306
88. Dwight Howard 17302
89. Jack Sikma 17287
90. Kevin Willis 17253
91. Jeff Malone 17231
92. Chris Bosh 17189
93. Chris Webber 17182
94. Grant Hill 17137
95. Spencer Haywood* 17111
96. George McGinnis* 17009
97. Bob Cousy* 16960
98. Elton Brand 16827
99. Buck Williams 16784
100. Latrell Sprewell 16712
101. Tiny Archibald* 16481
102. Jerry Stackhouse 16409
103. Joe Dumars* 16401
104. James Worthy* 16320
105. Billy Cunningham* 16310
106. Stephon Marbury 16297
107. Andre Miller 16278
108. Paul Arizin* 16266
109. Randy Smith 16262
110. Russell Westbrook 16254
111. Juwan Howard 16159
112. LaMarcus Aldridge 16101
113. Chris Paul 16076
114. Rasheed Wallace 16006
  Derek Harper 16006
116. Amar'e Stoudemire 15994
117. Kiki Vandeweghe 15980
118. Pete Maravich* 15948
119. Jack Twyman* 15840
120. Chauncey Billups 15802
121. Detlef Schrempf 15761
122. Richard Hamilton 15708
123. Larry Nance 15687
124. Jeff Hornacek 15659
125. Antoine Walker 15647
126. Sam Cassell 15635
127. Terry Porter 15586
128. Walt Frazier* 15581
129. Rashard Lewis 15579
130. Dennis Johnson* 15535
131. Bob Dandridge 15530
132. Sam Jones* 15411
133. Tim Hardaway 15373
134. Dick Barnett 15358
135. Shawn Kemp 15347
136. Sam Perkins 15324
137. John Drew 15291
138. Louie Dampier* 15279
139. Zelmo Beaty* 15207
140. Byron Scott 15097
141. Dick Van Arsdale 15079
142. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 15028
143. Mike Mitchell 15016
144. Richard Jefferson 14895
145. Cliff Hagan* 14870
146. James Edwards 14862
147. Monta Ellis 14858
148. Maurice Lucas 14857
149. Charlie Scott 14837
150. James Harden 14750
151. Mike Bibby 14698
152. Richie Guerin* 14676
153. Jamaal Wilkes* 14644
  Jason Richardson 14644
155. Purvis Short 14607
156. Allan Houston 14551
157. Bill Russell* 14522
158. Hersey Hawkins 14470
159. Ricky Pierce 14467
160. Rod Strickland 14463
161. Nate Thurmond* 14437
162. Jo Jo White* 14399
163. Alonzo Mourning* 14311
164. Rudy Gay 14250
165. Glenn Robinson 14234
166. Tom Van Arsdale 14232
167. Al Jefferson 14205
168. Eddie Jones 14155
169. Gus Williams 14093
170. Dave DeBusschere* 14053
  Jerry Lucas* 14053
172. Fred Brown 14018
173. Carlos Boozer 13976
174. Stephen Curry 13917
175. Alvan Adams 13910
  Ron Harper 13910
177. Billy Knight 13901
178. Bob Love 13895
179. Marques Johnson 13892
180. Chuck Person 13858
181. David West 13839
182. Deron Williams 13804
183. Manu Ginobili 13802
184. Bill Laimbeer 13790
185. Peja Stojakovic 13647
186. Orlando Woolridge 13623
187. Xavier McDaniel 13606
188. Dave Cowens* 13516
189. Baron Davis 13447
190. Steve Smith 13430
191. David Thompson* 13422
192. Vlade Divac 13398
193. Rudy Tomjanovich 13383
194. Jermaine O'Neal 13309
195. Al Harrington 13237
196. Jalen Rose 13220
197. Luol Deng 13204
198. Corey Maggette 13198
199. Kevin Johnson 13127
200. Billy Paultz 13099
201. Metta World Peace 13058
202. Jeff Mullins 13017
203. Horace Grant 12996
  Josh Smith 12996
205. Stephen Jackson 12976
206. Bob Boozer 12964
207. Larry Kenon 12954
208. Kendall Gill 12914
209. Andre Iguodala 12904
210. Derrick Coleman 12884
211. Wayman Tisdale 12878
212. Rik Smits 12871
213. Mychal Thompson 12810
214. Paul Westphal 12809
215. Sidney Wicks 12803
216. Lamar Odom 12781
217. Mickey Johnson 12748
218. Johnny Newman 12740
219. Bill Cartwright 12713
220. Armen Gilliam 12700
221. Jim Jackson 12690
222. Dell Curry 12670
223. Bill Sharman* 12665
224. Nick Van Exel 12658
225. Joe Caldwell 12619
226. Otis Birdsong 12544
227. Jack Marin 12541
228. DeMar DeRozan 12521
229. Mike Newlin 12507
230. Mark Jackson 12489
231. Red Kerr 12480
232. Joe Barry Carroll 12455
233. Caron Butler 12430
234. Charles Oakley 12417
235. Kevin Martin 12396
236. Darrell Griffith 12391
237. Cazzie Russell 12377
238. Danny Manning 12367
239. A.C. Green 12331
240. Johnny Green 12281
241. Sleepy Floyd 12260
242. Donnie Freeman 12233
243. Antonio McDyess 12227
244. Maurice Cheeks 12195
245. Tom Heinsohn* 12194
246. Willis Reed* 12183
247. Mack Calvin 12172
248. Kelly Tripucka 12142
249. Paul Millsap 12135
250. John Long 12131

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player PTS
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387
2. Karl Malone* 36928
3. Kobe Bryant 33643
4. Michael Jordan* 32292
5. Wilt Chamberlain* 31419
6. Dirk Nowitzki 30808
7. LeBron James 29959
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. Reggie Miller* 25279
20. Jerry West* 25192
21. Carmelo Anthony 24904
22. Patrick Ewing* 24815
23. Vince Carter 24662
24. Ray Allen 24505
25. Allen Iverson* 24368
26. Charles Barkley* 23757
27. Robert Parish* 23334
28. Adrian Dantley* 23177
29. Elgin Baylor* 23149
30. Clyde Drexler* 22195
31. Gary Payton* 21813
32. Larry Bird* 21791
33. Dwyane Wade 21748
34. Hal Greer* 21586
35. Walt Bellamy* 20941
36. Bob Pettit* 20880
37. David Robinson* 20790
38. George Gervin* 20708
39. Mitch Richmond* 20497
40. Pau Gasol 20449
41. Joe Johnson 20192
42. Kevin Durant 20098
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. Terry Cummings 19460
50. Bob Lanier* 19248
51. Eddie Johnson 19202
52. Gail Goodrich* 19181
53. Reggie Theus 19015
54. Dale Ellis 19004
55. Scottie Pippen* 18940
56. Chet Walker* 18831
57. Isiah Thomas* 18822
58. Bob McAdoo* 18787
59. Jason Terry 18735
60. Tony Parker 18679
61. Jamal Crawford 18529
62. Mark Aguirre 18458
63. Dolph Schayes* 18438
64. Rick Barry* 18395
65. Tracy McGrady* 18381
66. Julius Erving* 18364
67. Glen Rice 18336
68. Dave Bing* 18327
69. Zach Randolph 18283
70. World B. Free 17955
71. Calvin Murphy* 17949
72. Lou Hudson 17940
73. Chris Mullin* 17911
74. Lenny Wilkens* 17772
75. Bailey Howell* 17770
76. Magic Johnson* 17707
77. Shawn Marion 17700
78. Rolando Blackman 17623
79. Otis Thorpe 17600
80. Jason Kidd 17529
81. Earl Monroe* 17454
82. Steve Nash 17387
83. Kevin McHale* 17335
84. Michael Finley 17306
85. Dwight Howard 17302
86. Jack Sikma 17287
87. Kevin Willis 17253
88. Jeff Malone 17231
89. Chris Bosh 17189
90. Chris Webber 17182
91. Grant Hill 17137
92. Bob Cousy* 16960
93. Elton Brand 16827
94. Buck Williams 16784
95. Latrell Sprewell 16712
96. Tiny Archibald* 16481
97. Jerry Stackhouse 16409
98. Joe Dumars* 16401
99. James Worthy* 16320
100. Stephon Marbury 16297
101. Andre Miller 16278
102. Paul Arizin* 16266
103. Randy Smith 16262
104. Russell Westbrook 16254
105. Juwan Howard 16159
106. LaMarcus Aldridge 16101
107. Chris Paul 16076
108. Derek Harper 16006
  Rasheed Wallace 16006
110. Amar'e Stoudemire 15994
111. Kiki Vandeweghe 15980
112. Pete Maravich* 15948
113. Jack Twyman* 15840
114. Chauncey Billups 15802
115. Detlef Schrempf 15761
116. Richard Hamilton 15708
117. Larry Nance 15687
118. Jeff Hornacek 15659
119. Antoine Walker 15647
120. Sam Cassell 15635
121. Terry Porter 15586
122. Walt Frazier* 15581
123. Artis Gilmore* 15579
  Rashard Lewis 15579
125. Dennis Johnson* 15535
126. Bob Dandridge 15530
127. Sam Jones* 15411
128. Tim Hardaway 15373
129. Dick Barnett 15358
130. Shawn Kemp 15347
131. Sam Perkins 15324
132. John Drew 15291
133. Byron Scott 15097
134. Dick Van Arsdale 15079
135. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 15028
136. Mike Mitchell 15016
137. Richard Jefferson 14895
138. James Edwards 14862
139. Monta Ellis 14858
140. James Harden 14750
141. Mike Bibby 14698
142. Richie Guerin* 14676
143. Dan Issel* 14659
144. Jamaal Wilkes* 14644
  Jason Richardson 14644
146. Purvis Short 14607
147. Spencer Haywood* 14592
148. Allan Houston 14551
149. Bill Russell* 14522
150. Hersey Hawkins 14470
151. Ricky Pierce 14467
152. Rod Strickland 14463
153. Nate Thurmond* 14437
154. Jo Jo White* 14399
155. Alonzo Mourning* 14311
156. Rudy Gay 14250
157. Glenn Robinson 14234
158. Tom Van Arsdale 14232
159. Al Jefferson 14205
160. Eddie Jones 14155
161. Gus Williams 14093
162. Dave DeBusschere* 14053
  Jerry Lucas* 14053
164. Fred Brown 14018
165. Carlos Boozer 13976
166. Stephen Curry 13917
167. Alvan Adams 13910
  Ron Harper 13910
169. Bob Love 13895
170. Marques Johnson 13892
171. Chuck Person 13858
172. David West 13839
173. Deron Williams 13804
174. Manu Ginobili 13802
175. Bill Laimbeer 13790
176. Peja Stojakovic 13647
177. Billy Cunningham* 13626
178. Orlando Woolridge 13623
179. Xavier McDaniel 13606
180. Dave Cowens* 13516
181. Baron Davis 13447
  Cliff Hagan* 13447
183. Steve Smith 13430
184. Vlade Divac 13398
185. Rudy Tomjanovich 13383
186. Jermaine O'Neal 13309
187. Al Harrington 13237
188. Jalen Rose 13220
189. Luol Deng 13204
190. Corey Maggette 13198
191. Kevin Johnson 13127
192. Metta World Peace 13058
193. Jeff Mullins 13017
194. Josh Smith 12996
  Horace Grant 12996
196. Stephen Jackson 12976
197. Bob Boozer 12964
198. Kendall Gill 12914
199. Andre Iguodala 12904
200. Derrick Coleman 12884
201. Wayman Tisdale 12878
202. Rik Smits 12871
203. Mychal Thompson 12810
204. Paul Westphal 12809
205. Sidney Wicks 12803
206. Lamar Odom 12781
207. Mickey Johnson 12748
208. Johnny Newman 12740
209. Bill Cartwright 12713
210. Armen Gilliam 12700
211. Jim Jackson 12690
212. Dell Curry 12670
213. Bill Sharman* 12665
214. Nick Van Exel 12658
215. Otis Birdsong 12544
216. Jack Marin 12541
217. DeMar DeRozan 12521
218. Mike Newlin 12507
219. Mark Jackson 12489
220. Red Kerr 12480
221. Joe Barry Carroll 12455
222. Caron Butler 12430
223. Charles Oakley 12417
224. Kevin Martin 12396
225. Darrell Griffith 12391
226. Cazzie Russell 12377
227. Danny Manning 12367
228. Maurice Lucas 12339
229. A.C. Green 12331
230. Johnny Green 12281
231. Sleepy Floyd 12260
232. Antonio McDyess 12227
233. Maurice Cheeks 12195
234. Tom Heinsohn* 12194
235. Willis Reed* 12183
236. Kelly Tripucka 12142
237. Paul Millsap 12135
238. John Long 12131
239. Norm Nixon 12065
240. Truck Robinson 11988
241. Michael Redd 11972
242. Danny Ainge 11964
  Cuttino Mobley 11964
244. Mookie Blaylock 11962
245. Clyde Lovellette* 11947
246. Herb Williams 11944
247. Sidney Moncrief 11931
248. Scott Wedman 11916
249. David Wesley 11842
250. Vin Baker 11839

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
  Mike Butler 2158
  David Thompson* 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. 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. Errol Palmer 500
  Scott English 500
250. Steve Green 474
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