NBA All-Time Points Leaders: Single Regular Season Totals

List with the stats for the top 50 players with the most single season total points in NBA history.

Notes: - These stats were updated on February 27, 2017
- Three-pointers were implemented in 1979-80.

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NBA All-Time Points Leaders:
Single Regular Season Totals - Top 50

Player
Points Season Games FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA
1. Wilt Chamberlain 4,029 1962 80 1,597 3,159 - - 835 1,363
2. Wilt Chamberlain 3,586 1963 80 1,463 2,770 - - 660 1,113
3. Michael Jordan 3,041 1987 82 1,098 2,279 12 66 833 972
4. Wilt Chamberlain 3,033 1961 79 1,251 2,457 - - 531 1,054
5. Wilt Chamberlain 2,948 1964 80 1,204 2,298 - - 540 1,016
6. Michael Jordan 2,868 1988 82 1,069 1,998 7 53 723 860
7. Kobe Bryant 2,832 2006 80 978 2,173 180 518 696 819
8. Bob McAdoo 2,831 1975 82 1,095 2,138 - - 641 796
9. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 2,822 1972 81 1,159 2,019 - - 504 732
10. Rick Barry 2,775 1967 78 1,011 2,240 - - 753 852
11. Michael Jordan 2,753 1990 82 1,034 1,964 92 245 593 699
12. Tiny Archibald 2,719 1973 80 1,028 2,106 - - 663 783
Elgin Baylor 2,719 1963 80 1,029 2,273 - - 661 790
14. Wilt Chamberlain 2,707 1960 72 1,065 2,311 - - 577 991
15. Wilt Chamberlain 2,649 1966 79 1,074 1,990 - - 501 976
16. Michael Jordan 2,633 1989 81 966 1,795 27 98 674 793
17. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 2,596 1971 82 1,063 1,843 - - 470 681
18. Kevin Durant 2,593 2014 81 849 1,688 192 491 703 805
19. George Gervin 2,585 1980 78 1,024 1,940 32 102 505 593
20. Michael Jordan 2,580 1991 82 990 1,837 29 93 571 671
21. George Gervin 2,551 1982 79 993 1,987 10 36 555 642
22. Michael Jordan 2,541 1993 78 992 2,003 81 230 476 569
23. Karl Malone 2,540 1990 82 914 1,627 16 43 696 913
24. Elgin Baylor 2,538 1961 73 931 2,166 - - 676 863
25. Wilt Chamberlain 2,534 1965 73 1,063 2,083 - - 408 880
Player
Points Season Games FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA
26. Moses Malone 2,520 1982 81 945 1,822 0 6 630 827
27. Walt Bellamy 2,495 1962 79 973 1,875 - - 549 853
28. Michael Jordan 2,491 1996 82 916 1,850 111 260 548 657
29. Oscar Robertson 2,480 1964 79 840 1,740 - - 800 938
30. LeBron James 2,478 2006 79 875 1,823 127 379 601 814
31. Jerry West 2,476 1966 79 818 1,731 - - 840 977
32. Kevin Durant 2,472 2010 82 794 1,668 128 351 756 840
33. Kobe Bryant 2,461 2003 82 868 1,924 124 324 601 713
34. Adrian Dantley 2,457 1982 81 904 1,586 1 3 648 818
35. Adrian Dantley 2,452 1981 80 909 1,627 2 7 632 784
36. Rick Barry 2,450 1975 80 1,028 2,217 - - 394 436
37. Oscar Robertson 2,432 1962 79 866 1,810 - - 700 872
38. Michael Jordan 2,431 1997 82 920 1,892 111 297 480 576
39. Kobe Bryant 2,430 2007 77 813 1,757 137 398 667 768
40. Bob Pettit 2,429 1962 78 867 1,928 - - 695 901
41. Bob McAdoo 2,427 1976 78 934 1,918 - - 559 734
42. Adrian Dantley 2,418 1984 79 802 1,438 1 4 813 946
43. Alex English 2,414 1986 81 951 1,888 1 5 511 593
44. Oscar Robertson 2,412 1967 79 838 1,699 - - 736 843
45. Tracy McGrady 2,407 2003 75 829 1,813 173 448 576 726
46. Michael Jordan 2,404 1992 80 943 1,818 27 100 491 590
47. Dominique Wilkins 2,397 1988 78 909 1,957 38 129 541 655
48. Dwyane Wade 2,386 2009 79 854 1,739 88 278 590 771
49. David Robinson 2,383 1994 80 840 1,658 10 29 693 925
50. Karl Malone 2,382 1991 82 847 1,608 4 14 684 888