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 October 26, 2021
- Three-pointers were implemented in 1979-80.
- This list includes players with a minimum of 400 games or 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 27.03 24,007 14 888
5. Jerry West 27.03 25,192 14 932
6. LeBron James 27.00 35,445 19 1,313
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
Player
Points
Total
Points
Seasons Games
11. James Harden 25.10 22,114 13 881
12. Karl Malone 25.02 36,928 19 1,476
13. Kobe Bryant 24.99 33,643 20 1,346
14. Dominique Wilkins 24.83 26,668 15 1,074
15. Damian Lillard 24.62 16,866 10 685
16. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 24.61 38,387 20 1,560
17. Larry Bird 24.29 21,791 13 897
18. Adrian Dantley 24.27 23,177 15 955
19. Pete Maravich 24.24 15,948 10 658
20. Stephen Curry 24.22 18,527 13 765
21. Anthony Davis 23.88 13,540 10 567
22. Shaquille O'Neal 23.69 28,596 19 1,207
23. Rick Barry 23.17 18,395 10 794
24. Russell Westbrook 23.14 21,893 14 946
25. George Mikan 23.13 10,156 7 439
26. Carmelo Anthony 22.97 27,423 19 1,194
27. Karl-Anthony Towns 22.97 9,439 7 411
28. Devin Booker 22.94 9,450 7 412
29. Kyrie Irving 22.84 13,293 10 582
30. Paul Arizin 22.81 16,266 10 713
Player
Points
Total
Points
Seasons Games
31. Bernard King 22.49 19,655 14 874
32. Charles Barkley 22.14 23,757 16 1,073
33. David Thompson 22.13 11,264 8 509
34. Bob McAdoo 22.05 18,787 14 852
35. Bradley Beal 21.99 13,345 10 607
36. Dwyane Wade 21.98 23,165 16 1,054
37. Julius Erving 21.97 18,364 11 836
38. Geoff Petrie 21.82 9,732 6 446
39. Hakeem Olajuwon 21.77 26,946 18 1,238
40. Alex English 21.47 25,613 15 1,193
41. David Robinson 21.06 20,790 14 987
42. Mitch Richmond 21.00 20,497 14 976
43. Patrick Ewing 20.98 24,815 17 1,183
44. Elvin Hayes 20.96 27,313 16 1,303
45. Giannis Antetokounmpo 20.94 12,417 9 593
46. Blake Griffin 20.86 13,996 12 671
47. Billy Cunningham 20.83 13,626 9 654
48. John Havlicek 20.78 26,395 16 1,270
49. Dirk Nowitzki 20.74 31,560 21 1,522
50. John Drew 20.69 15,291 11 739

* Players in bold played in the 2022 Regular Season