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 May 22, 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. LeBron James 27.15 31,038 15 1,143
5. Kevin Durant 27.12 20,913 11 771
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. Larry Bird 24.29 21,791 13 897
16. Adrian Dantley 24.27 23,177 15 955
17. Pete Maravich 24.24 15,948 10 658
18. Carmelo Anthony 24.11 25,417 15 1,054
19. Shaquille O'Neal 23.69 28,596 19 1,207
20. Anthony Davis 23.43 9,607 6 410
21. Rick Barry 23.17 18,395 10 794
22. George Mikan 23.13 10,156 7 439
23. Damian Lillard 23.12 10,842 6 469
24. Stephen Curry 23.09 14,434 9 625
25. James Harden 23.01 15,809 9 687
Player
Points Total
Points
Seasons Games
26. Russell Westbrook 22.97 17,184 10 748
27. Paul Arizin 22.81 16,266 10 713
28. Bernard King 22.49 19,655 14 874
29. Dwyane Wade 22.49 22,082 15 982
30. Charles Barkley 22.14 23,757 16 1,073
31. David Thompson 22.13 11,264 8 509
32. Bob McAdoo 22.05 18,787 14 852
33. Kyrie Irving 21.99 9,698 7 441
34. Julius Erving 21.97 18,364 11 836
35. Geoff Petrie 21.82 9,732 6 446
36. Hakeem Olajuwon 21.77 26,946 18 1,238
37. DeMarcus Cousins 21.53 11,518 8 535
38. Blake Griffin 21.47 11,359 8 529
39. Alex English 21.47 25,613 15 1,193
40. Dirk Nowitzki 21.20 31,187 20 1,471
41. David Robinson 21.06 20,790 14 987
42. Mitch Richmond 21.00 20,497 14 976
43. Patrick Ewing 20.98 24,815 17 1,183
44. Elvin Hayes 20.96 27,313 16 1,303
45. Billy Cunningham 20.83 13,626 9 654
46. John Havlicek 20.78 26,395 16 1,270
47. John Drew 20.69 15,291 11 739
48. Glenn Robinson 20.69 14,234 11 688
49. Chris Webber 20.68 17,182 15 831
50. Gilbert Arenas 20.66 11,402 11 552