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 April 23, 2017
- Three-pointers were implemented in 1979-80.
- This list includes players with a minimum of 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 27.20 19,121 10 703
5. LeBron James 27.13 28,787 14 1,061
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 24.75 24,156 14 976
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. Dwyane Wade 23.30 21,317 14 915
21. Rick Barry 23.17 18,395 10 794
22. George Mikan 23.13 10,156 7 439
23. Paul Arizin 22.81 16,266 10 713
24. Stephen Curry 22.80 13,088 8 574
25. Russell Westbrook 22.69 15,156 9 668
Player
Points Total
Points
Seasons Games
26. Bernard King 22.49 19,655 14 874
27. James Harden 22.14 13,618 8 615
28. Charles Barkley 22.14 23,757 16 1,073
29. David Thompson 22.13 11,264 8 509
30. Bob McAdoo 22.05 18,787 14 852
31. Julius Erving 21.97 18,364 11 836
32. Hakeem Olajuwon 21.77 26,946 18 1,238
33. Dirk Nowitzki 21.71 30,260 19 1,394
34. Blake Griffin 21.48 10,117 7 471
35. Alex English 21.47 25,613 15 1,193
36. DeMarcus Cousins 21.17 10,308 7 487
37. David Robinson 21.06 20,790 14 987
38. Mitch Richmond 21.00 20,497 14 976
39. Patrick Ewing 20.98 24,815 17 1,183
40. Elvin Hayes 20.96 27,313 16 1,303
41. Billy Cunningham 20.83 13,626 9 654
42. John Havlicek 20.78 26,395 16 1,270
43. John Drew 20.69 15,291 11 739
44. Glenn Robinson 20.69 14,234 11 688
45. Chris Webber 20.68 17,182 15 831
46. Gilbert Arenas 20.66 11,402 11 552
47. Moses Malone 20.62 27,409 19 1,329
48. Clyde Drexler 20.44 22,195 15 1,086
49. Dan Issel 20.42 14,659 9 718
50. Dave Bing 20.34 18,327 12 901