NBA All-Time Scoring Leaders: Career Per Game Average in the Playoffs

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

Notes: - These stats were updated on June 15, 2024
- Three-pointers were implemented in 1979-80.
- This list includes players with a minimum of 3 games.

* Players in bold played in the 2024 Playoffs

NBA All-Time Points Leaders:
Career Per Game Average in the Playoffs - Top 50

Player
Points
Total
Points
Playoffs Games
1. Michael Jordan 33.45 5,987 13 179
2. Luka Doncic 30.98 1,518 4 49
3. Allen Iverson 29.73 2,111 8 71
4. Kevin Durant 29.32 4,985 13 170
5. Jerry West 29.13 4,457 13 153
6. LeBron James 28.44 8,162 17 287
7. Donovan Mitchell 28.09 1,517 7 54
8. Devin Booker 27.98 1,315 4 47
9. Anthony Edwards 27.78 750 3 27
10. Nikola Jokic 27.66 2,213 6 80
Player
Points
Total
Points
Playoffs Games
11. De'Aaron Fox 27.43 192 1 7
12. Ja Morant 27.26 518 3 19
13. Elgin Baylor 27.04 3,623 12 134
14. Paolo Banchero 27.00 189 1 7
15. George Gervin 26.98 1,592 9 59
16. Stephen Curry 26.98 3,966 9 147
17. Billy Ray Bates 26.67 160 2 6
18. Giannis Antetokounmpo 26.65 2,105 8 79
19. Trae Young 26.41 713 3 27
20. Anthony Davis 26.10 1,566 6 60
Player
Points
Total
Points
Playoffs Games
21. Damian Lillard 26.06 1,694 9 65
22. Alex Groza 26.00 234 2 9
23. Hakeem Olajuwon 25.90 3,755 15 145
24. Kobe Bryant 25.64 5,640 15 220
25. Bob Pettit 25.45 2,240 9 88
26. Dominique Wilkins 25.41 1,423 10 56
27. Dirk Nowitzki 25.26 3,663 15 145
28. Joel Embiid 24.90 1,469 7 59
29. Rick Barry 24.77 1,833 7 74
30. Karl Malone 24.67 4,761 19 193
Player
Points
Total
Points
Playoffs Games
31. Bernard King 24.54 687 5 28
32. Alex English 24.43 1,661 10 68
33. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 24.31 5,762 18 237
34. Shaquille O'Neal 24.31 5,250 17 216
35. Paul Arizin 24.20 1,186 8 49
36. Jamal Murray 24.17 1,571 4 65
37. George Mikan 24.00 1,680 7 70
38. Jayson Tatum 23.93 2,680 7 112
39. Jalen Brunson 23.90 1,171 4 49
40. Larry Bird 23.76 3,897 12 164
Player
Points
Total
Points
Playoffs Games
41. Russell Westbrook 23.63 2,883 13 122
42. Kyrie Irving 23.12 2,196 7 95
43. Carmelo Anthony 23.06 1,914 13 83
44. Charles Barkley 23.03 2,833 13 123
45. David Thompson 22.93 619 5 27
46. Bradley Beal 22.92 1,123 6 49
47. Bob Love 22.89 1,076 6 47
48. Elvin Hayes 22.85 2,194 10 96
49. James Harden 22.67 3,764 15 166
50. Wilt Chamberlain 22.54 3,607 13 160