NBA & ABA Career Playoff 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. LeBron James 6163
2. Michael Jordan* 5987
3. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 5762
4. Kobe Bryant 5640
5. Shaquille O'Neal* 5250
6. Tim Duncan 5172
7. Karl Malone* 4761
8. Julius Erving* 4580
9. Jerry West* 4457
10. Tony Parker 4012
11. Larry Bird* 3897
12. Dwyane Wade 3871
13. John Havlicek* 3776
14. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3755
15. Magic Johnson* 3701
16. Dirk Nowitzki 3663
17. Scottie Pippen* 3642
18. Elgin Baylor* 3623
19. Wilt Chamberlain* 3607
20. Kevin McHale* 3182
21. Paul Pierce 3180
22. Dennis Johnson* 3116
23. Kevin Durant 3048
24. James Worthy* 3022
25. Manu Ginobili 3009
26. Reggie Miller* 2972
27. Clyde Drexler* 2963
28. Dan Issel* 2934
29. Sam Jones* 2909
30. Rick Barry* 2870
31. Charles Barkley* 2833
32. Robert Parish* 2820
33. Patrick Ewing* 2813
34. Ray Allen 2749
35. Bill Russell* 2673
36. Kevin Garnett 2601
37. Richard Hamilton 2571
38. Chauncey Billups 2526
39. Byron Scott 2451
40. John Stockton* 2436
41. Rasheed Wallace 2384
42. Isiah Thomas* 2261
43. Bob Pettit* 2240
44. George Gervin* 2223
45. David Robinson* 2221
46. Moses Malone* 2213
47. Russell Westbrook 2199
48. Elvin Hayes* 2194
49. Gary Payton* 2155
50. George McGinnis* 2153
51. Derek Fisher 2146
52. Allen Iverson* 2111
53. Jeff Hornacek 2092
54. Steve Nash 2072
55. Pau Gasol 2068
56. Zelmo Beaty* 2062
57. Roger Brown* 2060
58. Tom Heinsohn* 2058
59. Jason Kidd 2043
60. Kevin Johnson 2026
61. Freddie Lewis 2023
62. Bob Cousy* 2018
63. Bob Dandridge 1967
64. Stephen Curry 1965
65. Robert Horry 1939
66. Gus Williams 1929
67. Walt Frazier* 1927
68. Chet Walker* 1916
69. Maurice Cheeks 1910
  Oscar Robertson* 1910
71. Horace Grant 1907
72. Danny Ainge 1902
73. Mel Daniels* 1901
74. Cliff Hagan* 1889
75. Dolph Schayes* 1887
76. Hal Greer* 1876
77. Sam Perkins 1861
78. Terry Porter 1828
79. James Harden 1820
  Jamaal Wilkes* 1820
81. Joe Johnson 1816
82. Bobby Jones 1800
83. Artis Gilmore* 1768
84. Joe Dumars* 1752
85. Dwight Howard 1749
86. Mark Aguirre 1747
87. Jason Terry 1744
88. Jo Jo White* 1720
89. Bob McAdoo* 1718
90. Carmelo Anthony 1693
91. Dave Cowens* 1684
92. George Mikan* 1680
93. Jimmy Jones 1670
94. Terry Cummings 1664
95. Tom Chambers 1662
96. Alex English* 1661
97. Sam Cassell 1656
98. Louie Dampier* 1651
99. Chris Paul 1629
100. Tayshaun Prince 1602
101. Vince Carter 1593
102. Michael Cooper 1581
103. Don Nelson* 1577
104. Adrian Dantley* 1558
105. Jerome Kersey 1557
106. Charles Oakley 1550
107. Dick Barnett 1539
108. Rik Smits 1537
109. Dave DeBusschere* 1536
110. Klay Thompson 1525
  Michael Finley 1525
112. Shawn Kemp 1522
113. Shawn Marion 1519
114. Richard Jefferson 1511
115. Chris Webber 1495
116. Maurice Lucas 1487
  Sidney Moncrief 1487
118. Earl Monroe* 1471
119. Vlade Divac 1468
120. Willie Wise 1467
121. Billy Paultz 1466
122. Jack Sikma 1461
  Amar'e Stoudemire 1461
124. Clifford Robinson 1453
125. Walter Davis 1450
  Gail Goodrich* 1450
127. Ricky Pierce 1447
128. Bill Sharman* 1446
129. Dan Majerle 1441
  Kenyon Martin 1441
131. Detlef Schrempf 1432
  Kawhi Leonard 1432
133. Dominique Wilkins* 1423
134. Carlos Boozer 1420
135. Deron Williams 1412
136. Lamar Odom 1407
137. Bailey Howell* 1401
138. Chris Bosh 1388
139. Vinnie Johnson 1387
140. Rajon Rondo 1378
141. Darryl Dawkins 1375
142. Peja Stojakovic 1367
143. John Starks 1363
144. Willis Reed* 1358
145. Ron Boone 1355
146. Bill Laimbeer 1354
147. Rudy LaRusso 1344
148. Steve Smith 1338
149. Paul Westphal 1337
150. Frank Ramsey* 1331
151. Mike Bibby 1324
152. Mack Calvin 1316
153. A.C. Green 1315
154. Anfernee Hardaway 1304
155. Lou Hudson 1300
156. Alonzo Mourning* 1291
157. J.R. Smith 1282
158. David West 1276
159. Wes Unseld* 1260
160. Andrew Toney 1254
161. Bob Lanier* 1244
162. Kyrie Irving 1243
163. LaMarcus Aldridge 1236
164. Paul George 1234
165. Al Horford 1229
166. Andre Iguodala 1228
167. Latrell Sprewell 1223
168. Bill Bradley* 1222
169. Allan Houston 1214
170. Buck Williams 1211
171. Fred Brown 1197
172. Jim McMillian 1194
173. Rashard Lewis 1192
174. Paul Arizin* 1186
175. Mark Jackson 1185
  Bill Bridges 1185
177. Metta World Peace 1180
178. Derrick McKey 1176
179. Eddie Johnson 1168
180. Marques Johnson 1163
181. Paul Millsap 1156
182. Zach Randolph 1155
183. Bob Netolicky 1143
184. Tom Sanders* 1142
185. Vern Mikkelsen* 1141
186. Bill Keller 1139
187. Mychal Thompson 1132
188. Archie Clark 1125
189. Jermaine O'Neal 1124
  Paul Silas 1124
191. Sean Elliott 1118
192. Cedric Maxwell 1116
193. Serge Ibaka 1114
194. Rolando Blackman 1110
195. Tracy McGrady* 1109
196. Bill Cartwright 1100
197. Boris Diaw 1097
198. Derek Harper 1094
199. Kiki Vandeweghe 1093
200. George Hill 1088
  Phil Chenier 1088
202. Doug Moe 1086
203. Jeff Mullins 1084
204. Dennis Rodman* 1081
205. Alvan Adams 1076
  Bob Love 1076
207. Blake Griffin 1073
208. Cincinnatus Powell 1071
209. Larry Nance 1070
210. Josh Smith 1065
211. Toni Kukoc 1064
212. Billy Cunningham* 1061
213. Hedo Turkoglu 1059
214. Hersey Hawkins 1043
215. Donnie Freeman 1040
216. Bryon Russell 1038
217. Eddie Jones 1037
218. Nick Van Exel 1032
219. Lenny Wilkens* 1031
220. James Edwards 1030
  Antoine Walker 1030
222. Norm Nixon 1027
223. Robert Reid 1025
224. Draymond Green 1018
225. Ron Harper 1013
  Marc Gasol 1013
227. Dale Ellis 1011
228. Stephen Jackson 1003
229. Jamal Crawford 1001
230. Luol Deng 986
231. Mario Elie 985
232. Jerry Stackhouse 984
233. Chris Mullin* 982
234. Larry Kenon 979
235. Jim Pollard* 977
236. Josh Howard 976
237. Derrick Rose 973
238. Kevin Willis 970
239. Nate Thurmond* 966
240. Clyde Lovellette* 963
241. David Thompson* 962
242. Jeff Malone 956
243. Leandro Barbosa 950
244. Avery Johnson 949
245. Calvin Murphy* 945
246. Tim Hardaway 943
247. Baron Davis 942
248. Joe Caldwell 941
249. Ralph Simpson 940
250. Ben Wallace 939

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player PTS
1. LeBron James 6163
2. Michael Jordan* 5987
3. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 5762
4. Kobe Bryant 5640
5. Shaquille O'Neal* 5250
6. Tim Duncan 5172
7. Karl Malone* 4761
8. Jerry West* 4457
9. Tony Parker 4012
10. Larry Bird* 3897
11. Dwyane Wade 3871
12. John Havlicek* 3776
13. Hakeem Olajuwon* 3755
14. Magic Johnson* 3701
15. Dirk Nowitzki 3663
16. Scottie Pippen* 3642
17. Elgin Baylor* 3623
18. Wilt Chamberlain* 3607
19. Kevin McHale* 3182
20. Paul Pierce 3180
21. Dennis Johnson* 3116
22. Julius Erving* 3088
23. Kevin Durant 3048
24. James Worthy* 3022
25. Manu Ginobili 3009
26. Reggie Miller* 2972
27. Clyde Drexler* 2963
28. Sam Jones* 2909
29. Charles Barkley* 2833
30. Robert Parish* 2820
31. Patrick Ewing* 2813
32. Ray Allen 2749
33. Bill Russell* 2673
34. Kevin Garnett 2601
35. Richard Hamilton 2571
36. Chauncey Billups 2526
37. Byron Scott 2451
38. John Stockton* 2436
39. Rasheed Wallace 2384
40. Isiah Thomas* 2261
41. Bob Pettit* 2240
42. David Robinson* 2221
43. Russell Westbrook 2199
44. Elvin Hayes* 2194
45. Gary Payton* 2155
46. Derek Fisher 2146
47. Allen Iverson* 2111
48. Jeff Hornacek 2092
49. Moses Malone* 2077
50. Steve Nash 2072
51. Pau Gasol 2068
52. Tom Heinsohn* 2058
53. Jason Kidd 2043
54. Kevin Johnson 2026
55. Bob Cousy* 2018
56. Bob Dandridge 1967
57. Stephen Curry 1965
58. Robert Horry 1939
59. Gus Williams 1929
60. Walt Frazier* 1927
61. Chet Walker* 1916
62. Oscar Robertson* 1910
  Maurice Cheeks 1910
64. Horace Grant 1907
65. Danny Ainge 1902
66. Dolph Schayes* 1887
67. Hal Greer* 1876
68. Sam Perkins 1861
69. Cliff Hagan* 1834
70. Rick Barry* 1833
71. Terry Porter 1828
72. James Harden 1820
  Jamaal Wilkes* 1820
74. Joe Johnson 1816
75. Joe Dumars* 1752
76. Dwight Howard 1749
77. Mark Aguirre 1747
78. Jason Terry 1744
79. Jo Jo White* 1720
80. Bob McAdoo* 1718
81. Carmelo Anthony 1693
82. Dave Cowens* 1684
83. George Mikan* 1680
84. Terry Cummings 1664
85. Tom Chambers 1662
86. Alex English* 1661
87. Sam Cassell 1656
88. Chris Paul 1629
89. Tayshaun Prince 1602
90. Vince Carter 1593
91. George Gervin* 1592
92. Michael Cooper 1581
93. Don Nelson* 1577
94. Adrian Dantley* 1558
95. Jerome Kersey 1557
96. Charles Oakley 1550
97. Dick Barnett 1539
98. Rik Smits 1537
99. Dave DeBusschere* 1536
100. Michael Finley 1525
  Klay Thompson 1525
102. Shawn Kemp 1522
103. Shawn Marion 1519
104. Richard Jefferson 1511
105. Chris Webber 1495
106. Sidney Moncrief 1487
107. Earl Monroe* 1471
108. Vlade Divac 1468
109. Amar'e Stoudemire 1461
  Jack Sikma 1461
111. Clifford Robinson 1453
  Bobby Jones 1453
113. Gail Goodrich* 1450
  Walter Davis 1450
115. Ricky Pierce 1447
116. Bill Sharman* 1446
117. Dan Majerle 1441
  Kenyon Martin 1441
119. Detlef Schrempf 1432
  Kawhi Leonard 1432
121. Dominique Wilkins* 1423
122. Carlos Boozer 1420
123. Deron Williams 1412
124. Lamar Odom 1407
125. Bailey Howell* 1401
126. Chris Bosh 1388
127. Vinnie Johnson 1387
128. Rajon Rondo 1378
129. Darryl Dawkins 1375
130. Peja Stojakovic 1367
131. John Starks 1363
132. Willis Reed* 1358
133. Bill Laimbeer 1354
134. Rudy LaRusso 1344
135. Steve Smith 1338
136. Paul Westphal 1337
137. Frank Ramsey* 1331
138. Mike Bibby 1324
139. A.C. Green 1315
140. Anfernee Hardaway 1304
141. Lou Hudson 1300
142. Alonzo Mourning* 1291
143. J.R. Smith 1282
144. David West 1276
145. Wes Unseld* 1260
146. Andrew Toney 1254
147. Bob Lanier* 1244
148. Kyrie Irving 1243
149. LaMarcus Aldridge 1236
150. Paul George 1234
151. Al Horford 1229
152. Andre Iguodala 1228
153. Latrell Sprewell 1223
154. Bill Bradley* 1222
155. Allan Houston 1214
156. Buck Williams 1211
157. Fred Brown 1197
158. Jim McMillian 1194
159. Rashard Lewis 1192
160. Paul Arizin* 1186
161. Bill Bridges 1185
  Mark Jackson 1185
163. Metta World Peace 1180
164. Derrick McKey 1176
165. Eddie Johnson 1168
166. Marques Johnson 1163
167. Maurice Lucas 1159
168. Paul Millsap 1156
169. Zach Randolph 1155
170. Tom Sanders* 1142
171. Vern Mikkelsen* 1141
172. Mychal Thompson 1132
173. Archie Clark 1125
174. Paul Silas 1124
  Jermaine O'Neal 1124
176. Sean Elliott 1118
177. Cedric Maxwell 1116
178. Serge Ibaka 1114
179. Rolando Blackman 1110
180. Tracy McGrady* 1109
181. Bill Cartwright 1100
182. Boris Diaw 1097
183. Derek Harper 1094
184. Kiki Vandeweghe 1093
185. George Hill 1088
  Phil Chenier 1088
187. Jeff Mullins 1084
188. Dennis Rodman* 1081
189. Bob Love 1076
  Alvan Adams 1076
191. Blake Griffin 1073
192. Zelmo Beaty* 1071
193. Larry Nance 1070
194. Josh Smith 1065
195. Toni Kukoc 1064
196. Hedo Turkoglu 1059
197. Hersey Hawkins 1043
198. Bryon Russell 1038
199. Eddie Jones 1037
200. Nick Van Exel 1032
201. Lenny Wilkens* 1031
202. James Edwards 1030
  Antoine Walker 1030
204. Dan Issel* 1029
205. Norm Nixon 1027
206. Robert Reid 1025
207. Draymond Green 1018
208. Ron Harper 1013
  Marc Gasol 1013
210. Dale Ellis 1011
211. Stephen Jackson 1003
212. Jamal Crawford 1001
213. Luol Deng 986
214. Mario Elie 985
215. Jerry Stackhouse 984
216. Chris Mullin* 982
217. Jim Pollard* 977
218. Josh Howard 976
219. Derrick Rose 973
220. Kevin Willis 970
221. Nate Thurmond* 966
222. Clyde Lovellette* 963
223. Jeff Malone 956
224. Leandro Barbosa 950
225. Avery Johnson 949
226. Calvin Murphy* 945
227. Tim Hardaway 943
228. Baron Davis 942
229. Ben Wallace 939
230. Larry Johnson 937
231. Red Kerr 933
  George Yardley* 933
233. Thurl Bailey 929
234. Doc Rivers 926
235. Mike Conley 925
236. Slater Martin* 924
237. Dikembe Mutombo* 918
238. Lionel Hollins 911
239. Anthony Mason 909
240. Trevor Ariza 906
241. Antonio Davis 903
242. Kyle Korver 902
  Larry Foust 902
244. Dale Davis 900
245. Max Zaslofsky 899
246. Jerry Lucas* 896
247. Jeff Teague 891
248. DeMar DeRozan 890
249. Elden Campbell 888
250. Glen Rice 884

ABA

ABA Table
Rank Player PTS
1. Roger Brown* 2060
2. Freddie Lewis 2015
3. Dan Issel* 1905
4. Mel Daniels* 1901
5. George McGinnis* 1658
6. Louie Dampier* 1584
7. Jimmy Jones 1540
8. Julius Erving* 1492
9. Willie Wise 1422
10. Artis Gilmore* 1276
11. Ron Boone 1261
12. Mack Calvin 1189
13. Bob Netolicky 1143
14. Bill Keller 1139
15. Doug Moe 1086
16. Cincinnatus Powell 1071
17. Donnie Freeman 1040
18. Rick Barry* 1037
19. Zelmo Beaty* 991
20. Billy Paultz 951
21. Darel Carrier 916
22. Red Robbins 865
23. Jim Eakins 841
24. Byron Beck 840
25. Ralph Simpson 834
26. Glen Combs 769
27. Rick Mount 728
28. Les Hunter 675
29. Larry Brown* 670
30. John Roche 660
31. Warren Jabali 651
32. Larry Jones 645
33. George Gervin* 631
34. Mervin Jackson 609
  George Stone 609
36. Connie Hawkins* 593
37. Goose Ligon 588
38. Trooper Washington 585
39. Darnell Hillman 571
40. George Carter 570
41. Steve Jones 567
42. John Beasley 560
43. Charles Williams 555
  Walter Simon 555
45. Billy Knight 535
46. Bill Melchionni 527
47. Brian Taylor 501
48. Gene Moore 479
49. Larry Kenon 478
50. Dave Robisch 464
51. Rich Jones 459
52. Gerald Govan 455
53. John Williamson 448
54. Chuck Williams 441
55. Spencer Haywood* 440
56. Art Heyman 417
57. Bird Averitt 390
58. Bob Warren 387
  Mike Barrett 387
60. Gary Bradds 385
61. Jackie Moreland 347
  Bobby Jones 347
63. Maurice McHartley 346
64. Julian Hammond 343
  David Thompson* 343
66. Ray Scott 339
67. Tom Owens 338
68. Craig Raymond 336
69. Sam Smith 332
70. Fatty Taylor 331
71. Maurice Lucas 328
72. Wil Jones 323
73. Oliver Taylor 322
74. Charlie Scott 321
75. Willie Murrell 317
76. Ira Harge 315
77. Mike Gale 314
78. Ted McClain 313
79. Marvin Barnes 308
80. Wendell Ladner 305
81. Billy Cunningham* 304
82. Chico Vaughn 300
83. Kevin Joyce 287
84. Lonnie Wright 283
85. Mike Green 277
86. Manny Leaks 268
87. Levern Tart 267
88. Charles Beasley 264
89. Johnny Baum 262
90. Don Buse 255
91. James Silas 247
92. Stew Johnson 238
93. Wayne Hightower 232
94. Jeffrey Congdon 228
  Ronald Thomas 228
96. Andrew Anderson 225
  Joe Caldwell 225
98. George Irvine 220
99. Henry Logan 218
100. Marv Roberts 217
101. Len Elmore 210
102. Mike Pratt 203
103. Bernie Williams 196
104. Swen Nater 193
  Jesse Branson 193
106. Skip Thoren 192
107. Donald Sidle 189
108. Arthur Becker 178
109. Tim Bassett 170
110. Coby Dietrick 169
111. George Peeples 167
112. Bo Lamar 165
113. Johnny Neumann 164
114. Gene Littles 163
115. Al Smith 162
  Jimmy O'Brien 162
117. Ed Manning 153
118. Frank Card 149
119. Mike Butler 148
120. Ronald Franz 146
121. Neil Johnson 144
122. Gus Gerard 143
123. Ervin Inniger 138
124. Mike Barr 136
  Moses Malone* 136
126. Joe Hamilton 135
127. Sonny Dove 134
  Walter Piatkowski 134
129. Al Skinner 133
  Tom Thacker 133
131. Julius Keye 129
132. Wayne Chapman 126
133. Adrian Smith 125
  Bob Bedell 125
135. George Tinsley 122
136. Stephen Vacendak 119
137. Bobby Rascoe 118
138. Jan Van Breda Kolff 116
139. Bruce Seals 115
140. Randolph Mahaffey 113
  Randy Denton 113
142. Bob Verga 108
143. Samuel Robinson 105
144. Claude Terry 104
145. Elton McGriff 103
146. Ollie Darden 102
  Willie Sojourner 102
148. John Clawson 100
149. Ron Perry 97
150. Jim Jarvis 94
  Ed Johnson 94
152. Gary Keller 93
153. Willie Somerset 91
154. Don Adams 90
155. Joe DePre 88
156. Al Tucker 86
157. John Barnhill 85
158. Caldwell Jones 83
159. Willie Long 81
160. George Adams 80
161. Warren Davis 78
  Jim Ard 78
163. Daniel Sparks 77
164. Bobby Hooper 76
165. Billy Shepherd 74
166. Goo Kennedy 73
167. Simmie Hill 72
168. Collis Jones 71
169. Jim Caldwell 69
170. Dallas Thornton 67
171. Jim Chones 66
172. Larry Miller 61
  Jim Bradley 61
174. Kim Hughes 60
175. George Karl 59
176. Willie Porter 58
177. Marvin Webster 57
178. Richard Clark 56
179. Cliff Hagan* 55
180. Chuck Terry 53
181. Mel Peterson 51
182. Mike Lewis 50
183. Bill McGill 47
184. John Fairchild 46
185. Ben Warley 45
  Allan Bristow 45
187. Rich Peek 43
188. Gus Johnson* 42
  Jim McDaniels 42
190. Guy Manning 41
  Mike Flynn 41
192. Arvesta Kelly 40
  Marlbert Pradd 40
194. Jimmy Rayl 39
  Jasper Wilson 39
  John Smith 39
197. Grant Simmons 38
  Hank Whitney 38
199. Bud Olsen 37
  Dave Twardzik 37
201. Ken Wilburn 36
  Jay Miller 36
203. Lee Davis 34
204. Luther Green 33
205. Roger Brown 31
  Dennis Holman 31
207. Tommie Bowens 30
208. Will Frazier 29
  Jerry Pettway 29
  Len Chappell 29
  Jimmy Foster 29
212. Errol Palmer 28
  Stephen Chubin 28
214. Roderick McDonald 26
  Leroy Wright 26
216. Leary Lentz 25
217. Dennis Wuycik 24
218. Hal Hale 22
  Dan Roundfield 22
  Shaler Halimon 22
  John Trapp 22
  Wali Jones 22
223. Bobby Wilson 21
224. Howie Wright 20
  Bobby Croft 20
  Bobby Edmonds 20
227. Dick Nemelka 19
  Calvin Fowler 19
  Billy Schaeffer 19
230. Ron Widby 18
  Bill Bunting 18
  Earle Higgins 18
233. Roy Ebron 17
  Erwin Mueller 17
  Pierre Russell 17
  Rich Niemann 17
237. Dan Hester 16
  Carl Fuller 16
239. Dewitt Menyard 15
  Dan Anderson 15
241. Jim O'Brien 14
  Al Cueto 14
243. Ron Bonham 13
  Mark Olberding 13
  Tom Hoover 13
  Riney Lochmann 13
247. Joe Roberts 12
  Bob Lackey 12
  Garfield Smith 12
  Howard Bayne 12
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