NBA All-Time Points Leaders: Career Totals in the Regular Season

List with the stats for the top 50 players with the most career total points in the Regular Season in NBA history.

Notes: - These stats were updated on May 20, 2018
- Three-pointers were implemented in 1979-80.

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NBA All-Time Points Leaders:
Career Totals in the Regular Season - Top 50

Player
Points Seasons Games FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 38,387 20 1,560 15,837 28,307 1 18 6,712 9,304
2. Karl Malone 36,928 19 1,476 13,528 26,210 85 310 9,787 13,188
3. Kobe Bryant 33,643 20 1,346 11,719 26,200 1,827 5,546 8,378 10,011
4. Michael Jordan 32,292 15 1,072 12,192 24,537 581 1,778 7,327 8,772
5. Wilt Chamberlain 31,419 14 1,045 12,681 23,497 - - 6,057 11,862
6. Dirk Nowitzki 31,187 20 1,471 11,034 23,358 1,918 5,005 7,201 8,189
7. LeBron James 31,038 15 1,143 11,280 22,383 1,616 4,701 6,862 9,283
8. Shaquille O'Neal 28,596 19 1,207 11,330 19,457 1 22 5,935 11,252
9. Moses Malone 27,409 19 1,329 9,435 19,225 8 80 8,531 11,090
10. Elvin Hayes 27,313 16 1,303 10,976 24,272 5 34 5,356 7,999
11. Hakeem Olajuwon 26,946 18 1,238 10,749 20,991 25 124 5,423 7,621
12. Oscar Robertson 26,710 14 1,040 9,508 19,620 - - 7,694 9,185
13. Dominique Wilkins 26,668 15 1,074 9,963 21,589 711 2,231 6,031 7,438
14. Tim Duncan 26,496 19 1,392 10,285 20,334 30 168 5,896 8,468
15. Paul Pierce 26,397 19 1,343 8,668 19,465 2,143 5,816 6,918 8,578
16. John Havlicek 26,395 16 1,270 10,513 23,930 - - 5,369 6,589
17. Kevin Garnett 26,071 21 1,462 10,505 21,142 174 632 4,887 6,190
18. Alex English 25,613 15 1,193 10,659 21,036 18 83 4,277 5,141
19. Carmelo Anthony 25,417 15 1,054 9,088 20,240 1,341 3,861 5,900 7,268
20. Reggie Miller 25,279 18 1,389 8,241 17,499 2,560 6,486 6,237 7,026
21. Jerry West 25,192 14 932 9,016 19,032 - - 7,160 8,801
22. Vince Carter 24,868 20 1,405 8,990 20,567 2,106 5,650 4,782 5,987
23. Patrick Ewing 24,815 17 1,183 9,702 19,241 19 125 5,392 7,289
24. Ray Allen 24,505 18 1,300 8,567 18,955 2,973 7,429 4,398 4,920
25. Allen Iverson 24,368 14 914 8,467 19,906 1,059 3,383 6,375 8,168
Player
Points Seasons Games FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA
26. Charles Barkley 23,757 16 1,073 8,435 15,605 538 2,020 6,349 8,643
27. Robert Parish 23,334 21 1,611 9,614 17,914 0 6 4,106 5,694
28. Adrian Dantley 23,177 15 955 8,169 15,121 7 41 6,832 8,351
29. Elgin Baylor 23,149 14 846 8,693 20,171 - - 5,763 7,391
30. Clyde Drexler 22,195 15 1,086 8,335 17,673 827 2,603 4,698 5,962
31. Dwyane Wade 22,082 15 982 8,038 16,657 463 1,613 5,543 7,230
32. Gary Payton 21,813 17 1,335 8,708 18,698 1,132 3,570 3,265 4,480
33. Larry Bird 21,791 13 897 8,591 17,334 649 1,727 3,960 4,471
34. Hal Greer 21,586 15 1,122 8,504 18,811 - - 4,578 5,717
35. Walt Bellamy 20,941 14 1,043 7,914 15,340 - - 5,113 8,088
36. Kevin Durant 20,913 11 771 7,093 14,476 1,433 3,734 5,294 6,000
37. Bob Pettit 20,880 11 792 7,349 16,872 - - 6,182 8,119
38. David Robinson 20,790 14 987 7,365 14,221 25 100 6,035 8,201
39. Pau Gasol 20,776 17 1,196 7,938 15,635 173 473 4,727 6,271
40. George Gervin 20,708 10 791 8,045 15,747 77 259 4,541 5,383
41. Mitch Richmond 20,497 14 976 7,305 16,038 1,326 3,417 4,561 5,365
42. Joe Johnson 20,405 17 1,276 7,822 17,719 1,978 5,331 2,783 3,468
43. Tom Chambers 20,049 16 1,107 7,378 15,749 227 740 5,066 6,274
44. Antawn Jamison 20,042 16 1,083 7,679 17,024 1,163 3,365 3,521 4,860
45. John Stockton 19,711 19 1,504 7,039 13,658 845 2,203 4,788 5,796
46. Bernard King 19,655 14 874 7,830 15,109 23 134 3,972 5,444
47. Clifford Robinson 19,591 18 1,380 7,389 16,875 1,253 3,515 3,560 5,165
48. Walter Davis 19,521 15 1,033 8,118 15,871 157 577 3,128 3,676
49. Terry Cummings 19,460 18 1,183 8,045 16,628 44 149 3,326 4,711
50. Bob Lanier 19,248 14 959 7,761 15,092 2 13 3,724 4,858