NBA & ABA Career Leaders and Records for Points Per Game

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NBA/ABA

NBA/ABA Table
Rank Player PPG
1.Michael Jordan* 30.12
2.Wilt Chamberlain* 30.07
3.Elgin Baylor* 27.36
4.Jerry West* 27.03
5.Kevin Durant 27.02
6.LeBron James 27.00
7.Allen Iverson* 26.66
8.Bob Pettit* 26.36
9.Oscar Robertson* 25.68
10.James Harden 25.14
11.George Gervin* 25.09
12.Karl Malone* 25.02
13.Kobe Bryant* 24.99
14.Dominique Wilkins* 24.83
15.Rick Barry* 24.78
16.Damian Lillard 24.66
17.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 24.61
18.Larry Bird* 24.29
19.Adrian Dantley* 24.27
20.Pete Maravich* 24.24
21.Stephen Curry 24.19
22.Julius Erving* 24.16
23.Anthony Davis 23.87
24.Shaquille O'Neal* 23.69
25.Russell Westbrook 23.18
26.George Mikan* 23.13
27.Carmelo Anthony 22.98
28.Devin Booker 22.97
29.Karl-Anthony Towns 22.92
30.Kyrie Irving 22.84
31.Paul Arizin* 22.81
32.David Thompson* 22.67
33.Dan Issel* 22.56
34.Bernard King* 22.49
35.Charles Barkley* 22.14
36.Bob McAdoo* 22.05
37.Bradley Beal 21.99
38.Dwyane Wade 21.98
39.Geoff Petrie 21.82
40.Hakeem Olajuwon* 21.77
41.Alex English* 21.47
42.Billy Cunningham* 21.18
43.David Robinson* 21.06
44.Mitch Richmond* 21.00
45.Patrick Ewing* 20.98
46.Elvin Hayes* 20.96
47.Blake Griffin 20.93
48.Giannis Antetokounmpo 20.92
49.John Havlicek* 20.78
50.Dirk Nowitzki 20.74
51.Charlie Scott* 20.69
52.John Drew 20.69
53.Glenn Robinson 20.69
54.John Brisker 20.69
55.Chris Webber* 20.68
56.Gilbert Arenas 20.66
57.Clyde Drexler* 20.44
58.DeMarcus Cousins 20.42
59.Dave Bing* 20.34
60.Moses Malone* 20.33
61.Spencer Haywood* 20.27
62.World B. Free 20.27
63.Bob Verga 20.23
64.Paul George 20.22
65.George McGinnis* 20.20
66.Lou Hudson 20.16
67.DeMar DeRozan 20.15
68.Marques Johnson 20.10
69.Walt Bellamy* 20.08
70.Bob Lanier* 20.07
71.Darel Carrier 20.03
72.Mark Aguirre 20.00
73.Kemba Walker 19.86
74.Mike Mitchell 19.78
75.Kiki Vandeweghe 19.73
76.Paul Pierce* 19.66
77.Tracy McGrady* 19.60
78.Andrew Wiggins 19.55
79.Magic Johnson* 19.54
80.Klay Thompson 19.50
81.Neil Johnston* 19.42
82.Levern Tart 19.40
83.LaMarcus Aldridge 19.39
84.Stephon Marbury 19.26
85.Chris Bosh* 19.25
86.Jack Twyman* 19.25
87.Kawhi Leonard 19.24
88.Hal Greer* 19.24
89.Isiah Thomas* 19.23
90.George Yardley* 19.20
91.John Wall 19.09
92.Larry Jones 19.07
93.Jamal Mashburn 19.06
94.Zach LaVine 19.05
95.Jeff Malone 19.04
96.Tim Duncan* 19.03
97.Michael Redd 19.03
98.Yao Ming* 19.03
99.Brad Daugherty 18.96
100.Amar'e Stoudemire 18.91
101.Walter Davis 18.90
102.Walt Frazier* 18.89
103.CJ McCollum 18.88
104.Donnie Freeman 18.88
105.Ray Allen* 18.85
106.Earl Monroe* 18.85
107.Tiny Archibald* 18.81
108.Artis Gilmore* 18.77
109.Willis Reed* 18.74
110.Connie Hawkins* 18.71
111.Bailey Howell* 18.71
112.Tom Heinsohn* 18.65
113.Gail Goodrich* 18.60
114.George Thompson 18.57
115.Reggie Theus 18.53
116.Dolph Schayes* 18.51
117.Bob Dandridge* 18.51
118.Antawn Jamison 18.51
119.Nikola Jokić 18.45
120.Derrick Rose 18.45
121.Mel Daniels* 18.43
122.Bob Cousy* 18.36
123.Glen Rice 18.34
124.Chris Paul 18.33
125.Latrell Sprewell 18.30
126.Chet Walker* 18.25
127.Reggie Miller* 18.20
128.Chris Mullin* 18.17
129.Steve Francis 18.14
130.George Carter 18.13
131.Tom Chambers 18.11
132.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 18.11
133.Isaiah Thomas 18.05
134.Otis Birdsong 18.02
135.Kevin Love 18.02
136.Rolando Blackman 17.98
137.Calvin Murphy* 17.91
138.Doug Collins 17.90
139.Kevin Johnson 17.86
140.Kevin McHale* 17.85
141.Monta Ellis 17.84
142.Kevin Garnett* 17.83
143.Bill Sharman* 17.81
144.Tim Hardaway 17.73
145.Cliff Hagan* 17.72
146.Sam Jones* 17.69
147.Jamaal Wilkes* 17.69
148.Joe Barry Carroll 17.67
149.Dave Cowens* 17.64
150.James Worthy* 17.62
151.Willie Wise 17.62
152.Bob Love 17.61
153.Reggie Lewis 17.56
154.Ed Macauley* 17.53
155.Victor Oladipo 17.52
156.Antoine Walker 17.52
157.John Williamson 17.47
158.Rudy Tomjanovich* 17.43
159.Bob Rule 17.39
160.Jimmy Butler 17.38
161.Julius Randle 17.36
162.Kevin Martin 17.36
163.Roger Brown* 17.35
164.Purvis Short 17.35
165.Allan Houston 17.34
166.Richie Guerin* 17.31
167.Larry Kenon 17.23
168.Cliff Robinson 17.21
169.Jo Jo White* 17.20
170.Phil Chenier 17.18
171.Calvin Natt 17.18
172.Kelly Tripucka 17.17
173.Warren Jabali 17.15
174.Zelmo Beaty* 17.11
175.Jason Richardson 17.09
176.Gus Williams 17.08
177.Alonzo Mourning* 17.08
178.Richard Hamilton 17.06
179.Larry Nance 17.05
180.Pau Gasol 17.04
181.Peja Stojaković 16.97
182.Clyde Lovellette* 16.97
183.Jerry Lucas* 16.95
184.Billy Knight 16.93
185.Jerry Stackhouse 16.92
186.Nikola Vučević 16.86
187.Sidney Wicks 16.85
188.Danny Granger 16.82
189.Khris Middleton 16.77
190.Rudy Gay 16.75
191.Ron Boone 16.75
192.Ralph Simpson 16.72
193.Isaiah Rider 16.71
194.Grant Hill* 16.70
195.Jimmy Walker 16.70
196.Vince Carter 16.70
197.Randy Smith 16.66
198.Zach Randolph 16.65
199.Eric Gordon 16.62
200.Jimmy Jones 16.57
201.Lenny Wilkens* 16.50
202.Derrick Coleman 16.50
203.Glen Combs 16.49
204.Brook Lopez 16.47
205.Terry Cummings 16.45
206.Dick Van Arsdale 16.37
207.Joe Fulks* 16.37
208.Gary Payton* 16.34
209.Deron Williams 16.34
210.Archie Clark 16.30
211.Doug Moe 16.30
212.Stew Johnson 16.29
213.Cincinnatus Powell 16.27
214.Tobias Harris 16.26
215.Gus Johnson* 16.23
216.Carlos Boozer 16.23
217.Brian Winters 16.21
218.Darrell Griffith 16.20
219.Larry Johnson 16.20
220.Jeff Mullins 16.19
221.Charles Williams 16.18
222.Dwight Howard 16.17
223.Joe Caldwell 16.14
224.Mack Calvin 16.12
225.James Silas 16.11
226.Joe Dumars* 16.11
227.Baron Davis 16.10
228.Scottie Pippen* 16.08
229.Dave DeBusschere* 16.06
230.Freddie Lewis 16.04
231.Cuttino Mobley 16.02
232.Eddie Johnson 16.02
233.Jrue Holiday 16.01
234.Keith Van Horn 16.01
235.Orlando Woolridge 16.01
236.Joe Johnson 15.99
237.Marvin Barnes 15.98
238.Bob Netolicky 15.98
239.Corey Maggette 15.96
240.Danilo Gallinari 15.95
241.Andrew Toney 15.94
242.Louie Dampier* 15.92
243.Elton Brand 15.90
244.Don Ohl 15.89
245.Campy Russell 15.82
246.Dick Barnett 15.82
247.Willie Naulls 15.79
248.Sam Cassell 15.75
249.Tyreke Evans 15.74
250.Dale Ellis 15.72

ABA

ABA Table
Rank Player PPG
1.Rick Barry* 30.46
2.Julius Erving* 28.65
3.John Brisker 26.09
4.Dan Issel* 25.65
5.George McGinnis* 25.22
6.Artis Gilmore* 22.29
7.George Gervin* 21.88
8.Bob Verga 21.23
9.Larry Jones 21.16
10.Ralph Simpson 20.44
11.George Thompson 20.15
12.Darel Carrier 20.03
13.Mack Calvin 19.93
14.Donnie Freeman 19.77
15.Levern Tart 19.40
16.Willie Wise 19.18
17.Jimmy Jones 19.17
18.Zelmo Beaty* 19.12
19.Louie Dampier* 18.85
20.Mel Daniels* 18.69
21.Ron Boone 18.36
22.James Silas 18.23
23.George Carter 18.16
24.Joe Caldwell 17.49
25.Roger Brown* 17.35
26.Warren Jabali 17.15
27.Freddie Lewis 17.00
28.Glen Combs 16.49
29.Doug Moe 16.30
30.Stew Johnson 16.29
31.Cincinnatus Powell 16.27
32.Charles Williams 16.18
33.Steve Jones 16.03
34.Bob Netolicky 15.98
35.Rich Jones 15.95
36.Billy Paultz 15.74
37.Johnny Neumann 14.94
38.Dave Robisch 14.59
39.John Beasley 13.65
40.Larry Miller 13.57
41.Red Robbins 13.15
42.Les Hunter 12.82
43.Goose Ligon 12.81
44.Arthur Becker 12.46
45.Bill Melchionni 12.41
46.Chuck Williams 12.28
47.Wil Jones 12.20
48.Warren Davis 12.19
49.Byron Beck 12.04
50.Gene Moore 12.03
51.Walter Simon 11.86
52.Bill Keller 11.85
53.Ronald Franz 11.74
54.Jim Eakins 11.70
55.Trooper Washington 10.56
56.Ira Harge 10.30
57.Gene Littles 9.04
58.Bob Warren 8.94
59.Fatty Taylor 8.55
60.Lee Davis 7.75
61.Gerald Govan 7.71
62.Julius Keye 7.56

NBA

NBA Table
Rank Player PPG
1.Michael Jordan* 30.12
2.Wilt Chamberlain* 30.07
3.Elgin Baylor* 27.36
4.Jerry West* 27.03
5.Kevin Durant 27.02
6.LeBron James 27.00
7.Allen Iverson* 26.66
8.Bob Pettit* 26.36
9.George Gervin* 26.18
10.Oscar Robertson* 25.68
11.James Harden 25.14
12.Karl Malone* 25.02
13.Kobe Bryant* 24.99
14.Dominique Wilkins* 24.83
15.Damian Lillard 24.66
16.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 24.61
17.Larry Bird* 24.29
18.Adrian Dantley* 24.27
19.Pete Maravich* 24.24
20.Stephen Curry 24.19
21.Anthony Davis 23.87
22.Shaquille O'Neal* 23.69
23.Russell Westbrook 23.18
24.Rick Barry* 23.17
25.George Mikan* 23.13
26.Carmelo Anthony 22.98
27.Devin Booker 22.97
28.Karl-Anthony Towns 22.92
29.Kyrie Irving 22.84
30.Paul Arizin* 22.81
31.Bernard King* 22.49
32.Charles Barkley* 22.14
33.David Thompson* 22.13
34.Bob McAdoo* 22.05
35.Bradley Beal 21.99
36.Dwyane Wade 21.98
37.Julius Erving* 21.97
38.Geoff Petrie 21.82
39.Hakeem Olajuwon* 21.77
40.Alex English* 21.47
41.David Robinson* 21.06
42.Mitch Richmond* 21.00
43.Patrick Ewing* 20.98
44.Elvin Hayes* 20.96
45.Blake Griffin 20.93
46.Giannis Antetokounmpo 20.92
47.Billy Cunningham* 20.83
48.John Havlicek* 20.78
49.Dirk Nowitzki 20.74
50.John Drew 20.69
51.Glenn Robinson 20.69
52.Chris Webber* 20.68
53.Gilbert Arenas 20.66
54.Moses Malone* 20.62
55.Clyde Drexler* 20.44
56.Dan Issel* 20.42
57.DeMarcus Cousins 20.42
58.Dave Bing* 20.34
59.World B. Free 20.27
60.Paul George 20.22
61.Lou Hudson 20.16
62.DeMar DeRozan 20.15
63.Marques Johnson 20.10
64.Walt Bellamy* 20.08
65.Bob Lanier* 20.07
66.Mark Aguirre 20.00
67.Kemba Walker 19.86
68.Mike Mitchell 19.78
69.Kiki Vandeweghe 19.73
70.Paul Pierce* 19.66
71.Tracy McGrady* 19.60
72.Andrew Wiggins 19.55
73.Magic Johnson* 19.54
74.Klay Thompson 19.50
75.Neil Johnston* 19.42
76.LaMarcus Aldridge 19.39
77.Stephon Marbury 19.26
78.Chris Bosh* 19.25
79.Jack Twyman* 19.25
80.Kawhi Leonard 19.24
81.Hal Greer* 19.24
82.Isiah Thomas* 19.23
83.George Yardley* 19.20
84.Spencer Haywood* 19.20
85.John Wall 19.09
86.Jamal Mashburn 19.06
87.Zach LaVine 19.05
88.Jeff Malone 19.04
89.Tim Duncan* 19.03
90.Michael Redd 19.03
91.Yao Ming* 19.03
92.Brad Daugherty 18.96
93.Amar'e Stoudemire 18.91
94.Walter Davis 18.90
95.Walt Frazier* 18.89
96.CJ McCollum 18.88
97.Ray Allen* 18.85
98.Earl Monroe* 18.85
99.Tiny Archibald* 18.81
100.Willis Reed* 18.74
101.Bailey Howell* 18.71
102.Tom Heinsohn* 18.65
103.Gail Goodrich* 18.60
104.Reggie Theus 18.53
105.Dolph Schayes* 18.51
106.Bob Dandridge* 18.51
107.Antawn Jamison 18.51
108.Nikola Jokić 18.45
109.Derrick Rose 18.45
110.Bob Cousy* 18.36
111.Glen Rice 18.34
112.Chris Paul 18.33
113.Latrell Sprewell 18.30
114.Chet Walker* 18.25
115.Reggie Miller* 18.20
116.Chris Mullin* 18.17
117.Steve Francis 18.14
118.Tom Chambers 18.11
119.Shareef Abdur-Rahim 18.11
120.Isaiah Thomas 18.05
121.Cliff Hagan* 18.05
122.Otis Birdsong 18.02
123.Kevin Love 18.02
124.Rolando Blackman 17.98
125.Charlie Scott* 17.92
126.Calvin Murphy* 17.91
127.Doug Collins 17.90
128.Kevin Johnson 17.86
129.Kevin McHale* 17.85
130.Monta Ellis 17.84
131.Kevin Garnett* 17.83
132.Bill Sharman* 17.81
133.Tim Hardaway 17.73
134.Sam Jones* 17.69
135.Jamaal Wilkes* 17.69
136.Joe Barry Carroll 17.67
137.Dave Cowens* 17.64
138.James Worthy* 17.62
139.Bob Love 17.61
140.Reggie Lewis 17.56
141.Ed Macauley* 17.53
142.Victor Oladipo 17.52
143.Antoine Walker 17.52
144.Rudy Tomjanovich* 17.43
145.Bob Rule 17.39
146.Jimmy Butler 17.38
147.Julius Randle 17.36
148.Kevin Martin 17.36
149.Purvis Short 17.35
150.Allan Houston 17.34
151.Richie Guerin* 17.31
152.George McGinnis* 17.22
153.Cliff Robinson 17.21
154.Jo Jo White* 17.20
155.Phil Chenier 17.18
156.Calvin Natt 17.18
157.Kelly Tripucka 17.17
158.Artis Gilmore* 17.14
159.Gus Johnson* 17.12
160.Jason Richardson 17.09
161.Gus Williams 17.08
162.Alonzo Mourning* 17.08
163.Richard Hamilton 17.06
164.Larry Nance 17.05
165.Pau Gasol 17.04
166.Peja Stojaković 16.97
167.Clyde Lovellette* 16.97
168.Larry Kenon 16.97
169.Jerry Lucas* 16.95
170.Jerry Stackhouse 16.92
171.Nikola Vučević 16.86
172.Sidney Wicks 16.85
173.Danny Granger 16.82
174.Khris Middleton 16.77
175.Rudy Gay 16.75
176.Isaiah Rider 16.71
177.Grant Hill* 16.70
178.Jimmy Walker 16.70
179.Vince Carter 16.70
180.Randy Smith 16.66
181.Zach Randolph 16.65
182.Eric Gordon 16.62
183.Lenny Wilkens* 16.50
184.Connie Hawkins* 16.50
185.Derrick Coleman 16.50
186.Brook Lopez 16.47
187.Terry Cummings 16.45
188.Dick Van Arsdale 16.37
189.Joe Fulks* 16.37
190.Gary Payton* 16.34
191.Deron Williams 16.34
192.Archie Clark 16.30
193.Tobias Harris 16.26
194.Carlos Boozer 16.23
195.Brian Winters 16.21
196.Darrell Griffith 16.20
197.Larry Johnson 16.20
198.Jeff Mullins 16.19
199.Dwight Howard 16.17
200.Joe Dumars* 16.11
201.Baron Davis 16.10
202.Scottie Pippen* 16.08
203.Dave DeBusschere* 16.06
204.Cuttino Mobley 16.02
205.Eddie Johnson 16.02
206.Jrue Holiday 16.01
207.Keith Van Horn 16.01
208.Orlando Woolridge 16.01
209.Joe Johnson 15.99
210.Zelmo Beaty* 15.98
211.Corey Maggette 15.96
212.Danilo Gallinari 15.95
213.Andrew Toney 15.94
214.Elton Brand 15.90
215.Don Ohl 15.89
216.Campy Russell 15.82
217.Dick Barnett 15.82
218.Willie Naulls 15.79
219.Sam Cassell 15.75
220.Billy Knight 15.74
221.Tyreke Evans 15.74
222.Dale Ellis 15.72
223.Norm Nixon 15.71
224.Michael Finley 15.69
225.Al Jefferson 15.68
226.Xavier McDaniel 15.64
227.Rudy LaRusso 15.63
228.Jack Sikma* 15.62
229.Gordon Hayward 15.59
230.Paul Westphal* 15.56
231.Sidney Moncrief* 15.56
232.Tony Parker 15.53
233.Truck Robinson 15.53
234.Ray Williams 15.51
235.Ralph Sampson* 15.44
236.Austin Carr 15.36
237.Kevin Loughery 15.33
238.Wayman Tisdale 15.33
239.Tom Van Arsdale 15.32
240.Jordan Clarkson 15.26
241.Joe Caldwell 15.23
242.Mark Price 15.22
243.Shawn Marion 15.22
244.Anfernee Hardaway 15.18
245.Fred Carter 15.17
246.Dan Roundfield 15.17
247.Jay Vincent 15.15
248.Chauncey Billups 15.15
249.Cazzie Russell 15.15
250.Stephen Jackson 15.12