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 35283
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.Dan Issel* 27482
12.Elvin Hayes* 27313
13.Carmelo Anthony 27153
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.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.Kevin Durant 23561
33.Robert Parish* 23334
34.Adrian Dantley* 23177
35.Dwyane Wade 23165
36.Elgin Baylor* 23149
37.Clyde Drexler* 22195
38.James Harden 22022
39.Gary Payton* 21813
40.Larry Bird* 21791
41.Hal Greer* 21586
42.Russell Westbrook 21436
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.Tom Chambers 20049
50.Antawn Jamison 20042
51.LaMarcus Aldridge 19951
52.John Stockton* 19711
53.Chris Paul 19667
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.Eddie Johnson 19202
62.Gail Goodrich* 19181
63.Reggie Theus 19015
64.Dale Ellis 19004
65.Dwight Howard 18998
66.Scottie Pippen* 18940
67.Jason Terry 18881
68.Chet Walker* 18831
69.Isiah Thomas* 18822
70.Bob McAdoo* 18787
71.Zach Randolph 18578
72.Mark Aguirre 18458
73.Dolph Schayes* 18438
74.Tracy McGrady* 18381
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.Stephen Curry 17860
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.Ron Boone 17437
91.DeMar DeRozan 17406
92.Steve Nash* 17387
93.Kevin McHale* 17335
94.Michael Finley 17306
95.Jack Sikma* 17287
96.Kevin Willis 17253
97.Jeff Malone 17231
98.Chris Bosh 17189
99.Chris Webber 17182
100.Grant Hill* 17137
101.Spencer Haywood* 17111
102.George McGinnis* 17009
103.Bob Cousy* 16960
104.Elton Brand 16827
105.Buck Williams 16784
106.Latrell Sprewell 16712
107.Rudy Gay 16692
108.Tiny Archibald* 16481
109.Jerry Stackhouse 16409
110.Joe Dumars* 16401
111.Damian Lillard 16379
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.Dick Barnett 15358
140.Shawn Kemp 15347
141.Sam Perkins 15324
142.John Drew 15291
143.Louie Dampier* 15279
144.Zelmo Beaty* 15207
145.Byron Scott 15097
 Lou Williams 15097
147.Dick Van Arsdale 15079
148.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 15028
149.Mike Mitchell 15016
150.Richard Jefferson 14904
151.Cliff Hagan* 14870
152.James Edwards 14862
153.Monta Ellis 14858
154.Maurice Lucas 14857
155.Charlie Scott* 14837
156.Mike Bibby 14698
157.Richie Guerin* 14676
158.Jamaal Wilkes* 14644
 Jason Richardson 14644
160.Purvis Short 14607
161.Allan Houston 14551
162.Bill Russell* 14522
163.Hersey Hawkins 14470
164.Ricky Pierce 14467
165.Rod Strickland 14463
166.Nate Thurmond* 14437
167.Jo Jo White* 14399
168.Al Jefferson 14343
169.Alonzo Mourning* 14311
170.Paul Millsap 14301
171.Glenn Robinson 14234
172.Tom Van Arsdale 14232
173.Kyle Lowry 14164
174.Eddie Jones 14155
175.Gus Williams 14093
176.Dave DeBusschere* 14053
 Jerry Lucas* 14053
178.Manu Ginóbili 14043
179.David West 14034
180.Fred Brown 14018
181.Paul George 13995
182.Carlos Boozer 13976
183.Alvan Adams 13910
 Ron Harper 13910
185.Billy Knight 13901
186.Bob Love 13895
187.Marques Johnson 13892
188.Chuck Person 13858
189.Brook Lopez 13837
190.Deron Williams 13804
191.Blake Griffin 13793
192.Bill Laimbeer 13790
193.Kemba Walker 13774
194.Andre Iguodala 13772
195.Peja Stojaković 13647
196.Orlando Woolridge 13623
197.Xavier McDaniel 13606
198.Dave Cowens* 13516
199.Baron Davis 13447
200.Steve Smith 13430
201.David Thompson* 13422
202.Vlade Divac* 13398
203.Rudy Tomjanovich* 13383
204.Luol Deng 13361
205.Thaddeus Young 13312
206.Jermaine O'Neal 13309
207.Al Harrington 13237
208.Jalen Rose 13220
209.Corey Maggette 13198
210.Anthony Davis 13195
211.Mike Conley 13135
212.Kevin Johnson 13127
213.Kevin Love 13120
214.Billy Paultz 13099
215.Metta World Peace 13058
216.Jeff Mullins 13017
217.Josh Smith 12996
 Horace Grant 12996
219.Stephen Jackson 12976
220.Bob Boozer 12964
221.Larry Kenon 12954
222.Kyrie Irving 12929
223.Kendall Gill 12914
224.Derrick Coleman 12884
225.Wayman Tisdale 12878
226.Rik Smits 12871
227.Bradley Beal 12820
228.Mychal Thompson 12810
229.Paul Westphal* 12809
230.Sidney Wicks 12803
231.Lamar Odom 12781
232.Mickey Johnson 12748
233.Johnny Newman 12740
234.Bill Cartwright 12713
235.Armen Gilliam 12700
236.Jim Jackson 12690
237.Dell Curry 12670
238.Bill Sharman* 12665
239.Nick Van Exel 12658
240.Joe Caldwell 12619
241.Otis Birdsong 12544
242.Jack Marin 12541
243.Mike Newlin 12507
244.Mark Jackson 12489
245.Red Kerr 12480
246.Marc Gasol 12470
247.Joe Barry Carroll 12455
248.Caron Butler 12430
249.Charles Oakley 12417
250.Kevin Martin 12396

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 35283
4.Kobe Bryant* 33643
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.Carmelo Anthony 27153
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.Ray Allen* 24505
25.Allen Iverson* 24368
26.Charles Barkley* 23757
27.Kevin Durant 23561
28.Robert Parish* 23334
29.Adrian Dantley* 23177
30.Dwyane Wade 23165
31.Elgin Baylor* 23149
32.Clyde Drexler* 22195
33.James Harden 22022
34.Gary Payton* 21813
35.Larry Bird* 21791
36.Hal Greer* 21586
37.Russell Westbrook 21436
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.Tom Chambers 20049
46.Antawn Jamison 20042
47.LaMarcus Aldridge 19951
48.John Stockton* 19711
49.Chris Paul 19667
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.Eddie Johnson 19202
58.Gail Goodrich* 19181
59.Reggie Theus 19015
60.Dale Ellis 19004
61.Dwight Howard 18998
62.Scottie Pippen* 18940
63.Jason Terry 18881
64.Chet Walker* 18831
65.Isiah Thomas* 18822
66.Bob McAdoo* 18787
67.Zach Randolph 18578
68.Mark Aguirre 18458
69.Dolph Schayes* 18438
70.Rick Barry* 18395
71.Tracy McGrady* 18381
72.Julius Erving* 18364
73.Glen Rice 18336
74.Dave Bing* 18327
75.World B. Free 17955
76.Calvin Murphy* 17949
77.Lou Hudson 17940
78.Chris Mullin* 17911
79.Stephen Curry 17860
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.Jason Kidd* 17529
87.Earl Monroe* 17454
88.DeMar DeRozan 17406
89.Steve Nash* 17387
90.Kevin McHale* 17335
91.Michael Finley 17306
92.Jack Sikma* 17287
93.Kevin Willis 17253
94.Jeff Malone 17231
95.Chris Bosh 17189
96.Chris Webber 17182
97.Grant Hill* 17137
98.Bob Cousy* 16960
99.Elton Brand 16827
100.Buck Williams 16784
101.Latrell Sprewell 16712
102.Rudy Gay 16692
103.Tiny Archibald* 16481
104.Jerry Stackhouse 16409
105.Joe Dumars* 16401
106.Damian Lillard 16379
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.Dick Barnett 15358
135.Shawn Kemp 15347
136.Sam Perkins 15324
137.John Drew 15291
138.Byron Scott 15097
 Lou Williams 15097
140.Dick Van Arsdale 15079
141.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 15028
142.Mike Mitchell 15016
143.Richard Jefferson 14904
144.James Edwards 14862
145.Monta Ellis 14858
146.Mike Bibby 14698
147.Richie Guerin* 14676
148.Dan Issel* 14659
149.Jason Richardson 14644
 Jamaal Wilkes* 14644
151.Purvis Short 14607
152.Spencer Haywood* 14592
153.Allan Houston 14551
154.Bill Russell* 14522
155.Hersey Hawkins 14470
156.Ricky Pierce 14467
157.Rod Strickland 14463
158.Nate Thurmond* 14437
159.Jo Jo White* 14399
160.Al Jefferson 14343
161.Alonzo Mourning* 14311
162.Paul Millsap 14301
163.Glenn Robinson 14234
164.Tom Van Arsdale 14232
165.Kyle Lowry 14164
166.Eddie Jones 14155
167.Gus Williams 14093
168.Jerry Lucas* 14053
 Dave DeBusschere* 14053
170.Manu Ginóbili 14043
171.David West 14034
172.Fred Brown 14018
173.Paul George 13995
174.Carlos Boozer 13976
175.Alvan Adams 13910
 Ron Harper 13910
177.Bob Love 13895
178.Marques Johnson 13892
179.Chuck Person 13858
180.Brook Lopez 13837
181.Deron Williams 13804
182.Blake Griffin 13793
183.Bill Laimbeer 13790
184.Kemba Walker 13774
185.Andre Iguodala 13772
186.Peja Stojaković 13647
187.Billy Cunningham* 13626
188.Orlando Woolridge 13623
189.Xavier McDaniel 13606
190.Dave Cowens* 13516
191.Baron Davis 13447
 Cliff Hagan* 13447
193.Steve Smith 13430
194.Vlade Divac* 13398
195.Rudy Tomjanovich* 13383
196.Luol Deng 13361
197.Thaddeus Young 13312
198.Jermaine O'Neal 13309
199.Al Harrington 13237
200.Jalen Rose 13220
201.Corey Maggette 13198
202.Anthony Davis 13195
203.Mike Conley 13135
204.Kevin Johnson 13127
205.Kevin Love 13120
206.Metta World Peace 13058
207.Jeff Mullins 13017
208.Horace Grant 12996
 Josh Smith 12996
210.Stephen Jackson 12976
211.Bob Boozer 12964
212.Kyrie Irving 12929
213.Kendall Gill 12914
214.Derrick Coleman 12884
215.Wayman Tisdale 12878
216.Rik Smits 12871
217.Bradley Beal 12820
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.Otis Birdsong 12544
231.Jack Marin 12541
232.Mike Newlin 12507
233.Mark Jackson 12489
234.Red Kerr 12480
235.Marc Gasol 12470
236.Joe Barry Carroll 12455
237.Caron Butler 12430
238.Charles Oakley 12417
239.Kevin Martin 12396
240.Darrell Griffith 12391
241.Cazzie Russell 12377
242.Danny Manning 12367
243.Maurice Lucas 12339
244.A.C. Green 12331
245.Jeff Green 12296
246.Al Horford 12288
247.Johnny Green 12281
248.DeMarcus Cousins 12265
249.Sleepy Floyd 12260
250.Antonio McDyess 12227