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 February 24, 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 27.27 19,033 10 698
5. LeBron James 27.11 28,196 14 1,040
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. Carmelo Anthony 24.84 23,825 14 959
14. Dominique Wilkins 24.83 26,668 15 1,074
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 23.41 21,139 14 903
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 22.66 12,484 8 551
25. Bernard King 22.49 19,655 14 874
Player
Points Total
Points
Seasons Games
26. Russell Westbrook 22.31 14,369 9 644
27. Charles Barkley 22.14 23,757 16 1,073
28. David Thompson 22.13 11,264 8 509
29. Bob McAdoo 22.05 18,787 14 852
30. Julius Erving 21.97 18,364 11 836
31. James Harden 21.87 12,970 8 593
32. Dirk Nowitzki 21.83 29,907 19 1,370
33. Hakeem Olajuwon 21.77 26,946 18 1,238
34. Alex English 21.47 25,613 15 1,193
35. David Robinson 21.06 20,790 14 987
36. Mitch Richmond 21.00 20,497 14 976
37. Patrick Ewing 20.98 24,815 17 1,183
38. Elvin Hayes 20.96 27,313 16 1,303
39. Billy Cunningham 20.83 13,626 9 654
40. John Havlicek 20.78 26,395 16 1,270
41. John Drew 20.69 15,291 11 739
42. Glenn Robinson 20.69 14,234 11 688
43. Chris Webber 20.68 17,182 15 831
44. Gilbert Arenas 20.66 11,402 11 552
45. Moses Malone 20.62 27,409 19 1,329
46. Clyde Drexler 20.44 22,195 15 1,086
47. Dan Issel 20.42 14,659 9 718
48. Dave Bing 20.34 18,327 12 901
49. World B. Free 20.27 17,955 13 886
50. Lou Hudson 20.16 17,940 13 890