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 34241
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.Hakeem Olajuwon* 26946
14.Oscar Robertson* 26710
15.Dominique Wilkins* 26668
16.George Gervin* 26595
17.Tim Duncan* 26496
18.Carmelo Anthony 26446
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.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.James Harden 20962
42.Walt Bellamy* 20941
43.Pau Gasol 20894
44.Bob Pettit* 20880
45.David Robinson* 20790
46.Mitch Richmond* 20497
47.Russell Westbrook 20412
48.Joe Johnson 20405
49.Tom Chambers 20049
50.Antawn Jamison 20042
51.John Stockton* 19711
52.Bernard King* 19655
53.LaMarcus Aldridge 19599
54.Clifford Robinson 19591
55.Walter Davis 19521
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.Chris Paul 18829
68.Isiah Thomas* 18822
69.Bob McAdoo* 18787
70.Dwight Howard 18631
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.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.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.DeMar DeRozan 16435
107.Stephen Curry 16419
108.Jerry Stackhouse 16409
109.Joe Dumars* 16401
110.James Worthy* 16320
111.Billy Cunningham* 16310
112.Stephon Marbury 16297
113.Andre Miller 16278
114.Paul Arizin* 16266
115.Randy Smith 16262
116.Rudy Gay 16187
117.Juwan Howard 16159
118.Derek Harper 16006
 Rasheed Wallace 16006
120.Amar'e Stoudemire 15994
121.Kiki Vandeweghe 15980
122.Pete Maravich* 15948
123.Jack Twyman* 15840
124.Chauncey Billups 15802
125.Detlef Schrempf 15761
126.Richard Hamilton 15708
127.Larry Nance 15687
128.Jeff Hornacek 15659
129.Antoine Walker 15647
130.Sam Cassell 15635
131.Terry Porter 15586
132.Walt Frazier* 15581
133.Rashard Lewis 15579
134.Dennis Johnson* 15535
135.Bob Dandridge 15530
136.Sam Jones* 15411
137.Tim Hardaway 15373
138.Dick Barnett 15358
139.Shawn Kemp 15347
140.Sam Perkins 15324
141.John Drew 15291
142.Louie Dampier* 15279
143.Zelmo Beaty* 15207
144.Byron Scott 15097
145.Dick Van Arsdale 15079
146.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 15028
147.Mike Mitchell 15016
148.Richard Jefferson 14904
149.Damian Lillard 14887
150.Cliff Hagan* 14870
151.James Edwards 14862
152.Monta Ellis 14858
153.Maurice Lucas 14857
154.Charlie Scott* 14837
155.Mike Bibby 14698
156.Richie Guerin* 14676
157.Jamaal Wilkes* 14644
 Jason Richardson 14644
159.Purvis Short 14607
160.Allan Houston 14551
161.Bill Russell* 14522
162.Lou Williams 14490
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.Glenn Robinson 14234
171.Tom Van Arsdale 14232
172.Eddie Jones 14155
173.Gus Williams 14093
174.Dave DeBusschere* 14053
 Jerry Lucas* 14053
176.Manu Ginóbili 14043
177.David West 14034
178.Fred Brown 14018
179.Carlos Boozer 13976
180.Paul Millsap 13919
181.Alvan Adams 13910
 Ron Harper 13910
183.Billy Knight 13901
184.Bob Love 13895
185.Marques Johnson 13892
186.Chuck Person 13858
187.Deron Williams 13804
188.Bill Laimbeer 13790
189.Peja Stojaković 13647
190.Orlando Woolridge 13623
191.Xavier McDaniel 13606
192.Andre Iguodala 13552
193.Dave Cowens* 13516
194.Kyle Lowry 13481
195.Blake Griffin 13479
196.Baron Davis 13447
197.Steve Smith 13430
198.David Thompson* 13422
199.Vlade Divac* 13398
200.Rudy Tomjanovich* 13383
201.Luol Deng 13361
202.Jermaine O'Neal 13309
203.Al Harrington 13237
204.Brook Lopez 13227
205.Jalen Rose 13220
206.Corey Maggette 13198
207.Kemba Walker 13154
208.Kevin Johnson 13127
209.Billy Paultz 13099
210.Metta World Peace 13058
211.Jeff Mullins 13017
212.Paul George 13016
213.Josh Smith 12996
 Horace Grant 12996
215.Kevin Love 12993
216.Stephen Jackson 12976
217.Bob Boozer 12964
218.Larry Kenon 12954
219.Kendall Gill 12914
220.Derrick Coleman 12884
221.Wayman Tisdale 12878
222.Rik Smits 12871
223.Mychal Thompson 12810
224.Paul Westphal* 12809
225.Sidney Wicks 12803
226.Lamar Odom 12781
227.Mickey Johnson 12748
228.Johnny Newman 12740
229.Bill Cartwright 12713
230.Thaddeus Young 12703
231.Armen Gilliam 12700
232.Jim Jackson 12690
233.Anthony Davis 12677
234.Dell Curry 12670
235.Bill Sharman* 12665
236.Nick Van Exel 12658
237.Joe Caldwell 12619
238.Otis Birdsong 12544
239.Jack Marin 12541
240.Mike Newlin 12507
241.Mark Jackson 12489
242.Red Kerr 12480
243.Joe Barry Carroll 12455
244.Caron Butler 12430
245.Charles Oakley 12417
246.Mike Conley 12408
247.Kevin Martin 12396
248.Darrell Griffith 12391
249.Cazzie Russell 12377
250.Danny Manning 12367

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 34241
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.Hakeem Olajuwon* 26946
12.Oscar Robertson* 26710
13.Dominique Wilkins* 26668
14.Tim Duncan* 26496
15.Carmelo Anthony 26446
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.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.James Harden 20962
37.Walt Bellamy* 20941
38.Pau Gasol 20894
39.Bob Pettit* 20880
40.David Robinson* 20790
41.George Gervin* 20708
42.Mitch Richmond* 20497
43.Russell Westbrook 20412
44.Joe Johnson 20405
45.Tom Chambers 20049
46.Antawn Jamison 20042
47.John Stockton* 19711
48.Bernard King* 19655
49.LaMarcus Aldridge 19599
50.Clifford Robinson 19591
51.Walter Davis 19521
52.Tony Parker 19473
53.Terry Cummings 19460
54.Jamal Crawford 19419
55.Bob Lanier* 19248
56.Eddie Johnson 19202
57.Gail Goodrich* 19181
58.Reggie Theus 19015
59.Dale Ellis 19004
60.Scottie Pippen* 18940
61.Jason Terry 18881
62.Chet Walker* 18831
63.Chris Paul 18829
64.Isiah Thomas* 18822
65.Bob McAdoo* 18787
66.Dwight Howard 18631
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.Lenny Wilkens* 17772
80.Bailey Howell* 17770
81.Magic Johnson* 17707
82.Shawn Marion 17700
83.Rolando Blackman 17623
84.Otis Thorpe 17600
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.DeMar DeRozan 16435
102.Stephen Curry 16419
103.Jerry Stackhouse 16409
104.Joe Dumars* 16401
105.James Worthy* 16320
106.Stephon Marbury 16297
107.Andre Miller 16278
108.Paul Arizin* 16266
109.Randy Smith 16262
110.Rudy Gay 16187
111.Juwan Howard 16159
112.Derek Harper 16006
 Rasheed Wallace 16006
114.Amar'e Stoudemire 15994
115.Kiki Vandeweghe 15980
116.Pete Maravich* 15948
117.Jack Twyman* 15840
118.Chauncey Billups 15802
119.Detlef Schrempf 15761
120.Richard Hamilton 15708
121.Larry Nance 15687
122.Jeff Hornacek 15659
123.Antoine Walker 15647
124.Sam Cassell 15635
125.Terry Porter 15586
126.Walt Frazier* 15581
127.Artis Gilmore* 15579
 Rashard Lewis 15579
129.Dennis Johnson* 15535
130.Bob Dandridge 15530
131.Sam Jones* 15411
132.Tim Hardaway 15373
133.Dick Barnett 15358
134.Shawn Kemp 15347
135.Sam Perkins 15324
136.John Drew 15291
137.Byron Scott 15097
138.Dick Van Arsdale 15079
139.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 15028
140.Mike Mitchell 15016
141.Richard Jefferson 14904
142.Damian Lillard 14887
143.James Edwards 14862
144.Monta Ellis 14858
145.Mike Bibby 14698
146.Richie Guerin* 14676
147.Dan Issel* 14659
148.Jason Richardson 14644
 Jamaal Wilkes* 14644
150.Purvis Short 14607
151.Spencer Haywood* 14592
152.Allan Houston 14551
153.Bill Russell* 14522
154.Lou Williams 14490
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.Glenn Robinson 14234
163.Tom Van Arsdale 14232
164.Eddie Jones 14155
165.Gus Williams 14093
166.Dave DeBusschere* 14053
 Jerry Lucas* 14053
168.Manu Ginóbili 14043
169.David West 14034
170.Fred Brown 14018
171.Carlos Boozer 13976
172.Paul Millsap 13919
173.Alvan Adams 13910
 Ron Harper 13910
175.Bob Love 13895
176.Marques Johnson 13892
177.Chuck Person 13858
178.Deron Williams 13804
179.Bill Laimbeer 13790
180.Peja Stojaković 13647
181.Billy Cunningham* 13626
182.Orlando Woolridge 13623
183.Xavier McDaniel 13606
184.Andre Iguodala 13552
185.Dave Cowens* 13516
186.Kyle Lowry 13481
187.Blake Griffin 13479
188.Baron Davis 13447
 Cliff Hagan* 13447
190.Steve Smith 13430
191.Vlade Divac* 13398
192.Rudy Tomjanovich* 13383
193.Luol Deng 13361
194.Jermaine O'Neal 13309
195.Al Harrington 13237
196.Brook Lopez 13227
197.Jalen Rose 13220
198.Corey Maggette 13198
199.Kemba Walker 13154
200.Kevin Johnson 13127
201.Metta World Peace 13058
202.Jeff Mullins 13017
203.Paul George 13016
204.Horace Grant 12996
 Josh Smith 12996
206.Kevin Love 12993
207.Stephen Jackson 12976
208.Bob Boozer 12964
209.Kendall Gill 12914
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.Thaddeus Young 12703
221.Armen Gilliam 12700
222.Jim Jackson 12690
223.Anthony Davis 12677
224.Dell Curry 12670
225.Bill Sharman* 12665
226.Nick Van Exel 12658
227.Otis Birdsong 12544
228.Jack Marin 12541
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.Mike Conley 12408
236.Kevin Martin 12396
237.Darrell Griffith 12391
238.Cazzie Russell 12377
239.Danny Manning 12367
240.Maurice Lucas 12339
241.A.C. Green 12331
242.Johnny Green 12281
243.Sleepy Floyd 12260
244.Marc Gasol 12252
245.Antonio McDyess 12227
246.Maurice Cheeks* 12195
247.Tom Heinsohn* 12194
248.Willis Reed* 12183
249.J.R. Smith 12148
250.Kelly Tripucka 12142