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 November 17, 2017
- 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 27.16 29,250 15 1,077
5. Kevin Durant 27.15 19,468 11 717
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. Carmelo Anthony 24.68 24,437 15 990
15. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 24.61 38,387 20 1,560
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. Dwyane Wade 23.08 21,464 15 930
23. Stephen Curry 22.83 13,424 9 588
24. Paul Arizin 22.81 16,266 10 713
25. Russell Westbrook 22.63 15,455 10 683
Player
Points Total
Points
Seasons Games
26. Damian Lillard 22.50 9,223 6 410
27. Bernard King 22.49 19,655 14 874
28. James Harden 22.39 14,127 9 631
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. Geoff Petrie 21.82 9,732 6 446
34. Hakeem Olajuwon 21.77 26,946 18 1,238
35. Dirk Nowitzki 21.58 30,428 20 1,410
36. Blake Griffin 21.53 10,440 8 485
37. Alex English 21.47 25,613 15 1,193
38. DeMarcus Cousins 21.37 10,728 8 502
39. David Robinson 21.06 20,790 14 987
40. Mitch Richmond 21.00 20,497 14 976
41. Patrick Ewing 20.98 24,815 17 1,183
42. Elvin Hayes 20.96 27,313 16 1,303
43. Billy Cunningham 20.83 13,626 9 654
44. John Havlicek 20.78 26,395 16 1,270
45. John Drew 20.69 15,291 11 739
46. Glenn Robinson 20.69 14,234 11 688
47. Chris Webber 20.68 17,182 15 831
48. Gilbert Arenas 20.66 11,402 11 552
49. Moses Malone 20.62 27,409 19 1,329
50. Clyde Drexler 20.44 22,195 15 1,086