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. LeBron James 32082
6. Wilt Chamberlain* 31419
7. Dirk Nowitzki 31310
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. Rick Barry* 25279
  Reggie Miller* 25279
25. Vince Carter 25214
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. Elgin Baylor* 23149
35. Dwyane Wade 22725
36. Kevin Durant 22486
37. Clyde Drexler* 22195
38. Gary Payton* 21813
39. Larry Bird* 21791
40. Hal Greer* 21586
41. Walt Bellamy* 20941
42. Pau Gasol 20890
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. Terry Cummings 19460
54. Tony Parker 19383
55. Bob Lanier* 19248
56. Jamal Crawford 19218
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. Chet Walker* 18831
64. Isiah Thomas* 18822
65. Bob McAdoo* 18787
66. Zach Randolph 18578
67. Mark Aguirre 18458
68. Dolph Schayes* 18438
69. Tracy McGrady* 18381
70. Glen Rice 18336
71. Dave Bing* 18327
72. Russell Westbrook 18247
73. Dwight Howard 18114
74. LaMarcus Aldridge 18089
75. World B. Free 17955
76. Calvin Murphy* 17949
77. Lou Hudson 17940
78. Chris Mullin* 17911
79. James Harden 17785
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. Ron Boone 17437
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 Paul 17222
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. Billy Cunningham* 16310
110. Stephon Marbury 16297
111. Andre Miller 16278
112. Paul Arizin* 16266
113. Randy Smith 16262
114. Juwan Howard 16159
115. Derek Harper 16006
  Rasheed Wallace 16006
117. Amar'e Stoudemire 15994
118. Kiki Vandeweghe 15980
119. Pete Maravich* 15948
120. Jack Twyman* 15840
121. Chauncey Billups 15802
122. Detlef Schrempf 15761
123. Stephen Curry 15750
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. Sam Jones* 15411
135. Tim Hardaway 15373
136. Dick Barnett 15358
137. Shawn Kemp 15347
138. Sam Perkins 15324
139. John Drew 15291
140. Louie Dampier* 15279
141. Rudy Gay 15209
142. Zelmo Beaty* 15207
143. Byron Scott 15097
144. Dick Van Arsdale 15079
145. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 15028
146. Mike Mitchell 15016
147. Richard Jefferson 14904
148. Cliff Hagan* 14870
149. James Edwards 14862
150. Monta Ellis 14858
151. Maurice Lucas 14857
152. Charlie Scott* 14837
153. Mike Bibby 14698
154. Richie Guerin* 14676
155. Jamaal Wilkes* 14644
  Jason Richardson 14644
157. Purvis Short 14607
158. Allan Houston 14551
159. Bill Russell* 14522
160. Hersey Hawkins 14470
161. Ricky Pierce 14467
162. Rod Strickland 14463
163. DeMar DeRozan 14451
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. Baron Davis 13447
191. Steve Smith 13430
192. David Thompson* 13422
193. Vlade Divac 13398
194. Rudy Tomjanovich 13383
195. Andre Iguodala 13366
196. Luol Deng 13335
197. Jermaine O'Neal 13309
198. Al Harrington 13237
199. Jalen Rose 13220
200. Corey Maggette 13198
201. Kevin Johnson 13127
202. Billy Paultz 13099
203. Metta World Peace 13058
204. Jeff Mullins 13017
205. Paul Millsap 13007
206. Josh Smith 12996
  Horace Grant 12996
208. Stephen Jackson 12976
209. Bob Boozer 12964
210. Larry Kenon 12954
211. Kendall Gill 12914
212. Derrick Coleman 12884
213. Wayman Tisdale 12878
214. Rik Smits 12871
215. Lou Williams 12860
216. Mychal Thompson 12810
217. Paul Westphal 12809
218. Sidney Wicks 12803
219. Lamar Odom 12781
220. Blake Griffin 12777
221. Mickey Johnson 12748
222. Johnny Newman 12740
223. Bill Cartwright 12713
224. Armen Gilliam 12700
225. Jim Jackson 12690
226. Dell Curry 12670
227. Bill Sharman* 12665
228. Nick Van Exel 12658
229. Joe Caldwell 12619
230. Otis Birdsong 12544
231. Jack Marin 12541
232. Mike Newlin 12507
233. Mark Jackson 12489
234. Red Kerr 12480
235. Joe Barry Carroll 12455
236. Caron Butler 12430
237. Charles Oakley 12417
238. Kevin Martin 12396
239. Darrell Griffith 12391
240. Cazzie Russell 12377
241. Danny Manning 12367
242. A.C. Green 12331
243. Damian Lillard 12316
244. Johnny Green 12281
245. Sleepy Floyd 12260
246. Donnie Freeman 12233
247. Antonio McDyess 12227
248. Maurice Cheeks* 12195
249. Tom Heinsohn* 12194
250. Willis Reed* 12183

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player PTS
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387
2. Karl Malone* 36928
3. Kobe Bryant 33643
4. Michael Jordan* 32292
5. LeBron James 32082
6. Wilt Chamberlain* 31419
7. Dirk Nowitzki 31310
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. Reggie Miller* 25279
21. Vince Carter 25214
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. Elgin Baylor* 23149
30. Dwyane Wade 22725
31. Kevin Durant 22486
32. Clyde Drexler* 22195
33. Gary Payton* 21813
34. Larry Bird* 21791
35. Hal Greer* 21586
36. Walt Bellamy* 20941
37. Pau Gasol 20890
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. Terry Cummings 19460
50. Tony Parker 19383
51. Bob Lanier* 19248
52. Jamal Crawford 19218
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. Chet Walker* 18831
60. Isiah Thomas* 18822
61. Bob McAdoo* 18787
62. Zach Randolph 18578
63. Mark Aguirre 18458
64. Dolph Schayes* 18438
65. Rick Barry* 18395
66. Tracy McGrady* 18381
67. Julius Erving* 18364
68. Glen Rice 18336
69. Dave Bing* 18327
70. Russell Westbrook 18247
71. Dwight Howard 18114
72. LaMarcus Aldridge 18089
73. World B. Free 17955
74. Calvin Murphy* 17949
75. Lou Hudson 17940
76. Chris Mullin* 17911
77. James Harden 17785
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. Jason Kidd* 17529
85. Earl Monroe* 17454
86. Steve Nash* 17387
87. Kevin McHale* 17335
88. Michael Finley 17306
89. Jack Sikma 17287
90. Kevin Willis 17253
91. Jeff Malone 17231
92. Chris Paul 17222
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. Stephon Marbury 16297
105. Andre Miller 16278
106. Paul Arizin* 16266
107. Randy Smith 16262
108. Juwan Howard 16159
109. Derek Harper 16006
  Rasheed Wallace 16006
111. Amar'e Stoudemire 15994
112. Kiki Vandeweghe 15980
113. Pete Maravich* 15948
114. Jack Twyman* 15840
115. Chauncey Billups 15802
116. Detlef Schrempf 15761
117. Stephen Curry 15750
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. Artis Gilmore* 15579
  Rashard Lewis 15579
127. Dennis Johnson* 15535
128. Bob Dandridge 15530
129. Sam Jones* 15411
130. Tim Hardaway 15373
131. Dick Barnett 15358
132. Shawn Kemp 15347
133. Sam Perkins 15324
134. John Drew 15291
135. Rudy Gay 15209
136. Byron Scott 15097
137. Dick Van Arsdale 15079
138. Shareef Abdur-Rahim 15028
139. Mike Mitchell 15016
140. Richard Jefferson 14904
141. James Edwards 14862
142. Monta Ellis 14858
143. Mike Bibby 14698
144. Richie Guerin* 14676
145. Dan Issel* 14659
146. Jason Richardson 14644
  Jamaal Wilkes* 14644
148. Purvis Short 14607
149. Spencer Haywood* 14592
150. Allan Houston 14551
151. Bill Russell* 14522
152. Hersey Hawkins 14470
153. Ricky Pierce 14467
154. Rod Strickland 14463
155. DeMar DeRozan 14451
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. Baron Davis 13447
  Cliff Hagan* 13447
184. Steve Smith 13430
185. Vlade Divac 13398
186. Rudy Tomjanovich 13383
187. Andre Iguodala 13366
188. Luol Deng 13335
189. Jermaine O'Neal 13309
190. Al Harrington 13237
191. Jalen Rose 13220
192. Corey Maggette 13198
193. Kevin Johnson 13127
194. Metta World Peace 13058
195. Jeff Mullins 13017
196. Paul Millsap 13007
197. Horace Grant 12996
  Josh Smith 12996
199. Stephen Jackson 12976
200. Bob Boozer 12964
201. Kendall Gill 12914
202. Derrick Coleman 12884
203. Wayman Tisdale 12878
204. Rik Smits 12871
205. Lou Williams 12860
206. Mychal Thompson 12810
207. Paul Westphal 12809
208. Sidney Wicks 12803
209. Lamar Odom 12781
210. Blake Griffin 12777
211. Mickey Johnson 12748
212. Johnny Newman 12740
213. Bill Cartwright 12713
214. Armen Gilliam 12700
215. Jim Jackson 12690
216. Dell Curry 12670
217. Bill Sharman* 12665
218. Nick Van Exel 12658
219. Otis Birdsong 12544
220. Jack Marin 12541
221. Mike Newlin 12507
222. Mark Jackson 12489
223. Red Kerr 12480
224. Joe Barry Carroll 12455
225. Caron Butler 12430
226. Charles Oakley 12417
227. Kevin Martin 12396
228. Darrell Griffith 12391
229. Cazzie Russell 12377
230. Danny Manning 12367
231. Maurice Lucas 12339
232. A.C. Green 12331
233. Damian Lillard 12316
234. Johnny Green 12281
235. Sleepy Floyd 12260
236. Antonio McDyess 12227
237. Maurice Cheeks* 12195
238. Tom Heinsohn* 12194
239. Willis Reed* 12183
240. Kelly Tripucka 12142
241. J.R. Smith 12131
  John Long 12131
243. Kyle Lowry 12103
244. Brook Lopez 12097
245. Norm Nixon 12065
246. Truck Robinson 11988
247. Michael Redd 11972
248. Cuttino Mobley 11964
  Danny Ainge 11964
250. Mookie Blaylock 11962

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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