NBA Progressive Leaders and Records for Points Per Game

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  Year-by-Year PPG   Active PPG   Career PPG   Single Season PPG
1946-47Joe Fulks* 23.15               Joe Fulks* 23.15
1947-48Joe Fulks* 22.07               Joe Fulks* 23.15
1948-49George Mikan* 28.30               George Mikan* 28.30
1949-50George Mikan* 27.43               George Mikan* 28.30
1950-51George Mikan* 28.41               George Mikan* 28.41
1951-52Paul Arizin* 25.36               George Mikan* 28.41
1952-53Neil Johnston* 22.34   Joe Fulks* 18.35   Joe Fulks* 18.35   George Mikan* 28.41
1953-54Neil Johnston* 24.43   George Mikan* 24.29   George Mikan* 24.29   George Mikan* 28.41
1954-55Neil Johnston* 22.65   Ed Macauley* 18.75   George Mikan* 24.29   George Mikan* 28.41
1955-56Bob Pettit* 25.68   George Mikan* 23.13   George Mikan* 23.13   George Mikan* 28.41
1956-57Paul Arizin* 25.59   Neil Johnston* 20.28   George Mikan* 23.13   George Mikan* 28.41
1957-58George Yardley* 27.79   Paul Arizin* 22.39   George Mikan* 23.13   George Mikan* 28.41
1958-59Bob Pettit* 29.24   Paul Arizin* 22.98   George Mikan* 23.13   Bob Pettit* 29.24
1959-60Wilt Chamberlain* 37.60   Bob Pettit* 25.12   Bob Pettit* 25.12   Wilt Chamberlain* 37.60
1960-61Wilt Chamberlain* 38.39   Bob Pettit* 25.54   Bob Pettit* 25.54   Wilt Chamberlain* 38.39
1961-62Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36   Bob Pettit* 26.29   Bob Pettit* 26.29   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
1962-63Wilt Chamberlain* 44.83   Wilt Chamberlain* 42.94   Wilt Chamberlain* 42.94   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
1963-64Wilt Chamberlain* 36.85   Wilt Chamberlain* 41.70   Wilt Chamberlain* 41.70   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
1964-65Wilt Chamberlain* 34.71   Wilt Chamberlain* 40.60   Wilt Chamberlain* 40.60   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
1965-66Wilt Chamberlain* 33.53   Wilt Chamberlain* 39.57   Wilt Chamberlain* 39.57   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
1966-67Rick Barry* 35.58   Wilt Chamberlain* 37.57   Wilt Chamberlain* 37.57   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
1967-68Oscar Robertson* 29.17   Wilt Chamberlain* 36.03   Wilt Chamberlain* 36.03   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
1968-69Elvin Hayes* 28.38   Wilt Chamberlain* 34.43   Wilt Chamberlain* 34.43   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
1969-70Jerry West* 31.20   Wilt Chamberlain* 34.33   Wilt Chamberlain* 34.33   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
1970-71Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 31.66   Wilt Chamberlain* 33.06   Wilt Chamberlain* 33.06   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
1971-72Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 34.84   Wilt Chamberlain* 31.50   Wilt Chamberlain* 31.50   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
1972-73Tiny Archibald* 33.99   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 31.37   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 31.37   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
1973-74Bob McAdoo* 30.55   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 30.50   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 30.50   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
1974-75Bob McAdoo* 34.52   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 30.43   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 30.43   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
1975-76Bob McAdoo* 31.12   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 30.03   Wilt Chamberlain* 30.07   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
1976-77Pete Maravich* 31.14   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 29.54   Wilt Chamberlain* 30.07   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
1977-78George Gervin* 27.22   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 29.20   Wilt Chamberlain* 30.07   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
1978-79George Gervin* 29.56   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 28.64   Wilt Chamberlain* 30.07   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
1979-80George Gervin* 33.14   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 28.27   Wilt Chamberlain* 30.07   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
1980-81Adrian Dantley* 30.65   Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 28.10   Wilt Chamberlain* 30.07   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
1981-82George Gervin* 32.29   George Gervin* 28.67   Wilt Chamberlain* 30.07   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
1982-83Alex English* 28.37   George Gervin* 28.33   Wilt Chamberlain* 30.07   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
1983-84Adrian Dantley* 30.61   George Gervin* 28.04   Wilt Chamberlain* 30.07   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
1984-85Bernard King* 32.89   George Gervin* 27.34   Wilt Chamberlain* 30.07   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
1985-86Dominique Wilkins* 30.33   Adrian Dantley* 26.49   Wilt Chamberlain* 30.07   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
1986-87Michael Jordan* 37.09   Adrian Dantley* 25.96   Wilt Chamberlain* 30.07   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
1987-88Michael Jordan* 34.98   Dominique Wilkins* 26.01   Wilt Chamberlain* 30.07   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
1988-89Michael Jordan* 32.51   Michael Jordan* 32.65   Michael Jordan* 32.65   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
1989-90Michael Jordan* 33.57   Michael Jordan* 32.82   Michael Jordan* 32.82   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
1990-91Michael Jordan* 31.46   Michael Jordan* 32.61   Michael Jordan* 32.61   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
1991-92Michael Jordan* 30.05   Michael Jordan* 32.26   Michael Jordan* 32.26   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
1992-93Michael Jordan* 32.58   Michael Jordan* 32.30   Michael Jordan* 32.30   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
1993-94David Robinson* 29.79   Dominique Wilkins* 26.48   Michael Jordan* 32.30   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
1994-95Shaquille O'Neal* 29.30   Michael Jordan* 32.16   Michael Jordan* 32.16   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
1995-96Michael Jordan* 30.38   Michael Jordan* 31.97   Michael Jordan* 31.97   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
1996-97Michael Jordan* 29.65   Michael Jordan* 31.75   Michael Jordan* 31.75   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
1997-98Michael Jordan* 28.74   Michael Jordan* 31.48   Michael Jordan* 31.48   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
1998-99Allen Iverson* 26.75   Shaquille O'Neal* 27.13   Michael Jordan* 31.48   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
1999-00Shaquille O'Neal* 29.67   Shaquille O'Neal* 27.50   Michael Jordan* 31.48   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
2000-01Allen Iverson* 31.08   Shaquille O'Neal* 27.65   Michael Jordan* 31.48   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
2001-02Allen Iverson* 31.38   Michael Jordan* 30.96   Michael Jordan* 30.96   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
2002-03Tracy McGrady* 32.09   Michael Jordan* 30.12   Michael Jordan* 30.12   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
2003-04Tracy McGrady* 28.03   Shaquille O'Neal* 27.09   Michael Jordan* 30.12   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
2004-05Allen Iverson* 30.69   Allen Iverson* 27.44   Michael Jordan* 30.12   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
2005-06Kobe Bryant 35.40   Allen Iverson* 28.03   Michael Jordan* 30.12   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
2006-07Kobe Bryant 31.56   Allen Iverson* 27.88   Michael Jordan* 30.12   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
2007-08LeBron James 30.00   Allen Iverson* 27.73   Michael Jordan* 30.12   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
2008-09Dwyane Wade 30.20   LeBron James 27.53   Michael Jordan* 30.12   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
2009-10Kevin Durant 30.15   LeBron James 27.83   Michael Jordan* 30.12   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
2010-11Kevin Durant 27.71   LeBron James 27.69   Michael Jordan* 30.12   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
2011-12Kevin Durant 28.03   LeBron James 27.64   Michael Jordan* 30.12   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
2012-13Carmelo Anthony 28.66   LeBron James 27.56   Michael Jordan* 30.12   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
2013-14Kevin Durant 32.01   LeBron James 27.52   Michael Jordan* 30.12   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
2014-15Russell Westbrook 28.15   LeBron James 27.35   Michael Jordan* 30.12   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
2015-16Stephen Curry 30.06   Kevin Durant 27.40   Michael Jordan* 30.12   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
2016-17Russell Westbrook 31.58   Kevin Durant 27.20   Michael Jordan* 30.12   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
2017-18James Harden 30.43                  
2018-19James Harden 36.13                  
2019-20James Harden 38.18   LeBron James 27.13   Michael Jordan* 30.12   Wilt Chamberlain* 50.36
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