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 April 18, 2024
- Three-pointers were implemented in 1979-80.
- This list includes players with an official minimum of 400 games or 10,000 points.

* Players in bold played in the 2024 Regular Season

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. Luka Doncic 28.68 11,470 6 400
4. Joel Embiid 27.88 12,071 8 433
5. Elgin Baylor 27.36 23,149 14 846
6. Kevin Durant 27.26 28,924 16 1,061
7. LeBron James 27.13 40,474 21 1,492
8. Jerry West 27.03 25,192 14 932
9. Allen Iverson 26.66 24,368 14 914
10. Bob Pettit 26.36 20,880 11 792
Player
Points
Total
Points
Seasons Games
11. George Gervin 26.18 20,708 10 791
12. Oscar Robertson 25.68 26,710 14 1,040
13. Trae Young 25.50 10,379 6 407
14. Damian Lillard 25.12 21,151 12 842
15. Karl Malone 25.02 36,928 19 1,476
16. Kobe Bryant 24.99 33,643 20 1,346
17. Dominique Wilkins 24.83 26,668 15 1,074
18. Donovan Mitchell 24.83 11,619 7 468
19. Stephen Curry 24.76 23,668 15 956
20. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 24.61 38,387 20 1,560
Player
Points
Total
Points
Seasons Games
21. Devin Booker 24.30 14,529 9 598
22. Larry Bird 24.29 21,791 13 897
23. Adrian Dantley 24.27 23,177 15 955
24. Pete Maravich 24.24 15,948 10 658
25. James Harden 24.15 25,885 15 1,072
26. Anthony Davis 24.07 17,717 12 736
27. Shaquille O'Neal 23.69 28,596 19 1,207
28. Kyrie Irving 23.59 17,199 13 729
29. Giannis Antetokounmpo 23.36 18,502 11 792
30. Rick Barry 23.17 18,395 10 794
Player
Points
Total
Points
Seasons Games
31. George Mikan 23.13 10,156 7 439
32. Jayson Tatum 23.10 11,852 7 513
33. Karl-Anthony Towns 22.90 13,121 9 573
34. Paul Arizin 22.81 16,266 10 713
35. Bernard King 22.49 19,655 14 874
36. Carmelo Anthony 22.45 28,289 19 1,260
37. Charles Barkley 22.14 23,757 16 1,073
38. David Thompson 22.13 11,264 8 509
39. Bob McAdoo 22.05 18,787 14 852
40. Dwyane Wade 21.98 23,165 16 1,054
Player
Points
Total
Points
Seasons Games
41. Julius Erving 21.97 18,364 11 836
42. Bradley Beal 21.86 16,355 12 748
43. Geoff Petrie 21.82 9,732 6 446
44. Hakeem Olajuwon 21.77 26,946 18 1,238
45. Russell Westbrook 21.70 25,211 16 1,162
46. Alex English 21.47 25,613 15 1,193
47. DeMar DeRozan 21.25 23,582 15 1,110
48. De'Aaron Fox 21.19 9,940 7 469
49. David Robinson 21.06 20,790 14 987
50. Mitch Richmond 21.00 20,497 14 976