NBA All-Time Points Leaders: Career Per Game Average in the Regular Season

List with the stats for the top 50 players with the best career points per game average in the Regular Season in NBA history.

Notes: - These stats were updated on January 17, 2018
- Three-pointers were implemented in 1979-80.
- This list includes players with a minimum of 400 games or 10,000 points.

NBA All-Time Points Leaders:
Career Per Game Average in the Regular Season - Top 50

Player
Points Total
Points
Seasons Games
1. Michael Jordan 30.12 32,292 15 1,072
2. Wilt Chamberlain 30.07 31,419 14 1,045
3. Elgin Baylor 27.36 23,149 14 846
4. Kevin Durant 27.16 20,098 11 740
5. LeBron James 27.14 29,959 15 1,104
6. Jerry West 27.03 25,192 14 932
7. Allen Iverson 26.66 24,368 14 914
8. Bob Pettit 26.36 20,880 11 792
9. George Gervin 26.18 20,708 10 791
10. Oscar Robertson 25.68 26,710 14 1,040
11. Karl Malone 25.02 36,928 19 1,476
12. Kobe Bryant 24.99 33,643 20 1,346
13. Dominique Wilkins 24.83 26,668 15 1,074
14. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 24.61 38,387 20 1,560
15. Carmelo Anthony 24.44 24,904 15 1,019
16. Larry Bird 24.29 21,791 13 897
17. Adrian Dantley 24.27 23,177 15 955
18. Pete Maravich 24.24 15,948 10 658
19. Shaquille O'Neal 23.69 28,596 19 1,207
20. Rick Barry 23.17 18,395 10 794
21. George Mikan 23.13 10,156 7 439
22. Stephen Curry 23.04 13,917 9 604
23. Russell Westbrook 22.83 16,254 10 712
24. Paul Arizin 22.81 16,266 10 713
25. Dwyane Wade 22.80 21,748 15 954
Player
Points Total
Points
Seasons Games
26. James Harden 22.69 14,750 9 650
27. Damian Lillard 22.64 9,805 6 433
28. Bernard King 22.49 19,655 14 874
29. Charles Barkley 22.14 23,757 16 1,073
30. David Thompson 22.13 11,264 8 509
31. Bob McAdoo 22.05 18,787 14 852
32. Julius Erving 21.97 18,364 11 836
33. Kyrie Irving 21.86 9,268 7 424
34. Geoff Petrie 21.82 9,732 6 446
35. Hakeem Olajuwon 21.77 26,946 18 1,238
36. Blake Griffin 21.53 10,722 8 498
37. DeMarcus Cousins 21.51 11,400 8 530
38. Alex English 21.47 25,613 15 1,193
39. Dirk Nowitzki 21.41 30,808 20 1,439
40. David Robinson 21.06 20,790 14 987
41. Mitch Richmond 21.00 20,497 14 976
42. Patrick Ewing 20.98 24,815 17 1,183
43. Elvin Hayes 20.96 27,313 16 1,303
44. Billy Cunningham 20.83 13,626 9 654
45. John Havlicek 20.78 26,395 16 1,270
46. John Drew 20.69 15,291 11 739
47. Glenn Robinson 20.69 14,234 11 688
48. Chris Webber 20.68 17,182 15 831
49. Gilbert Arenas 20.66 11,402 11 552
50. Moses Malone 20.62 27,409 19 1,329