NBA All-Time Points Leaders: Single Regular Season Per Game Average

List with the stats for the top 50 players with the best single season points per game average in NBA history.

Notes: - These stats were updated on June 20, 2017
- Three-pointers were implemented in 1979-80.
- This list includes players with some minimum requirements

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NBA All-Time Points Leaders:
Single Regular Season Per Game Average - Top 50

Player
Points Total
Points
Season Games FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA
1. Wilt Chamberlain 50.36 4,029 1962 80 19.96 39.49 - - 10.44 17.04
2. Wilt Chamberlain 44.83 3,586 1963 80 18.29 34.63 - - 8.25 13.91
3. Wilt Chamberlain 38.39 3,033 1961 79 15.84 31.10 - - 6.72 13.34
4. Wilt Chamberlain 37.60 2,707 1960 72 14.79 32.10 - - 8.01 13.76
5. Michael Jordan 37.09 3,041 1987 82 13.39 27.79 0.15 0.80 10.16 11.85
6. Wilt Chamberlain 36.85 2,948 1964 80 15.05 28.73 - - 6.75 12.70
7. Rick Barry 35.58 2,775 1967 78 12.96 28.72 - - 9.65 10.92
8. Kobe Bryant 35.40 2,832 2006 80 12.23 27.16 2.25 6.48 8.70 10.24
9. Michael Jordan 34.98 2,868 1988 82 13.04 24.37 0.09 0.65 8.82 10.49
10. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 34.84 2,822 1972 81 14.31 24.93 - - 6.22 9.04
11. Elgin Baylor 34.77 2,538 1961 73 12.75 29.67 - - 9.26 11.82
12. Wilt Chamberlain 34.71 2,534 1965 73 14.56 28.53 - - 5.59 12.05
13. Bob McAdoo 34.52 2,831 1975 82 13.35 26.07 - - 7.82 9.71
14. Tiny Archibald 33.99 2,719 1973 80 12.85 26.33 - - 8.29 9.79
Elgin Baylor 33.99 2,719 1963 80 12.86 28.41 - - 8.26 9.88
16. Michael Jordan 33.57 2,753 1990 82 12.61 23.95 1.12 2.99 7.23 8.52
17. Wilt Chamberlain 33.53 2,649 1966 79 13.59 25.19 - - 6.34 12.35
18. George Gervin 33.14 2,585 1980 78 13.13 24.87 0.41 1.31 6.47 7.60
19. Allen Iverson 33.01 2,377 2006 72 11.32 25.31 1.00 3.10 9.38 11.51
20. Bernard King 32.89 1,809 1985 55 12.56 23.69 0.02 0.18 7.75 10.04
21. Michael Jordan 32.58 2,541 1993 78 12.72 25.68 1.04 2.95 6.10 7.29
22. Michael Jordan 32.51 2,633 1989 81 11.93 22.16 0.33 1.21 8.32 9.79
23. George Gervin 32.29 2,551 1982 79 12.57 25.15 0.13 0.46 7.03 8.13
24. Tracy McGrady 32.09 2,407 2003 75 11.05 24.17 2.31 5.97 7.68 9.68
25. Kevin Durant 32.01 2,593 2014 81 10.48 20.84 2.37 6.06 8.68 9.94
Player
Points Total
Points
Season Games FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA
26. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 31.66 2,596 1971 82 12.96 22.48 - - 5.73 8.30
27. Walt Bellamy 31.58 2,495 1962 79 12.32 23.73 - - 6.95 10.80
28. Russell Westbrook 31.58 2,558 2017 81 10.17 23.96 2.47 7.20 8.77 10.37
29. Kobe Bryant 31.56 2,430 2007 77 10.56 22.82 1.78 5.17 8.66 9.97
30. Michael Jordan 31.46 2,580 1991 82 12.07 22.40 0.35 1.13 6.96 8.18
31. Oscar Robertson 31.39 2,480 1964 79 10.63 22.03 - - 10.13 11.87
32. Allen Iverson 31.38 1,883 2002 60 11.08 27.82 1.30 4.47 7.92 9.75
33. LeBron James 31.37 2,478 2006 79 11.08 23.08 1.61 4.80 7.61 10.30
34. Jerry West 31.34 2,476 1966 79 10.35 21.91 - - 10.63 12.37
35. Oscar Robertson 31.29 2,378 1966 76 10.76 22.67 - - 9.76 11.59
36. Jerry West 31.20 2,309 1970 74 11.23 22.61 - - 8.74 10.61
37. Jack Twyman 31.17 2,338 1960 75 11.60 27.51 - - 7.97 10.16
38. Bob Pettit 31.14 2,429 1962 78 11.12 24.72 - - 8.91 11.55
39. Pete Maravich 31.14 2,273 1977 73 12.14 28.04 - - 6.86 8.22
40. Bob McAdoo 31.12 2,427 1976 78 11.97 24.59 - - 7.17 9.41
41. Moses Malone 31.11 2,520 1982 81 11.67 22.49 0.00 0.07 7.78 10.21
42. Allen Iverson 31.08 2,207 2001 71 10.73 25.54 1.38 4.31 8.24 10.13
43. Karl Malone 30.98 2,540 1990 82 11.15 19.84 0.20 0.52 8.49 11.13
44. Jerry West 30.97 2,292 1965 74 11.11 22.36 - - 8.76 10.66
45. Jerry West 30.80 2,310 1962 75 10.65 23.93 - - 9.49 12.35
46. Oscar Robertson 30.78 2,432 1962 79 10.96 22.91 - - 8.86 11.04
47. Dominique Wilkins 30.73 2,397 1988 78 11.65 25.09 0.49 1.65 6.94 8.40
48. Allen Iverson 30.69 2,302 2005 75 10.28 24.24 1.39 4.51 8.75 10.48
49. Adrian Dantley 30.65 2,452 1981 80 11.36 20.34 0.03 0.09 7.90 9.80
50. Rick Barry 30.63 2,450 1975 80 12.85 27.71 - - 4.93 5.45

Minimum requirements:
1946-47: 40 games
1947-48: 32 games
1948-49: 40 games
1949-50 to 1950-51: 46 games
1951-52: 44 games
1952-53 to 1956-57: 48 games
1957-58 to 1958-59: 55 games
1959-60: 60 games
1960-61: 55 games
1961-62 to 1968-69: 65 games
1969-70 to 1973-74: 70 games
1974-75 to 2012-13: 70 games or 1400 points
with the exceptions of
    1998-99: 43 games or 854 points
    and 2011-12: 56 games or 1127 points
2013-14 to present: 58 games