NBA All-Time Scoring Leaders: Career Totals in the Playoffs

List with the stats for the top 50 players with the most career total points in the Playoffs in NBA history.

Notes: - These stats were updated on June 15, 2024
- Three-pointers were implemented in 1979-80.

* Players in bold played in the 2024 Playoffs

NBA All-Time Points Leaders:
Career Totals in the Playoffs - Top 50

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Player
Points
Playoffs Games FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA
1. LeBron James 8,162 17 287 2,928 5,896 470 1,415 1,836 2,479
2. Michael Jordan 5,987 13 179 2,188 4,497 148 446 1,463 1,766
3. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 5,762 18 237 2,356 4,422 0 4 1,050 1,419
4. Kobe Bryant 5,640 15 220 2,014 4,499 292 882 1,320 1,617
5. Shaquille O'Neal 5,250 17 216 2,041 3,627 0 0 1,168 2,317
6. Tim Duncan 5,172 18 251 1,975 3,939 5 35 1,217 1,766
7. Kevin Durant 4,985 13 170 1,684 3,528 366 1,029 1,251 1,441
8. Karl Malone 4,761 19 193 1,743 3,768 6 37 1,269 1,725
9. Jerry West 4,457 13 153 1,622 3,460 - - 1,213 1,506
10. Tony Parker 4,045 17 226 1,613 3,501 119 385 700 958
Player
Points
Playoffs Games FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA
11. Stephen Curry 3,966 9 147 1,326 2,926 618 1,557 696 783
12. Dwyane Wade 3,954 13 177 1,450 3,062 103 305 951 1,220
13. Larry Bird 3,897 12 164 1,458 3,090 80 249 901 1,012
14. John Havlicek 3,776 13 172 1,451 3,329 - - 874 1,046
15. James Harden 3,764 15 166 1,129 2,659 418 1,231 1,088 1,250
16. Hakeem Olajuwon 3,755 15 145 1,504 2,847 4 18 743 1,034
17. Magic Johnson 3,701 13 190 1,291 2,552 51 212 1,068 1,274
18. Dirk Nowitzki 3,663 15 145 1,220 2,642 149 408 1,074 1,204
19. Scottie Pippen 3,642 16 208 1,335 3,009 200 660 772 1,067
20. Elgin Baylor 3,623 12 134 1,388 3,161 - - 847 1,101
Player
Points
Playoffs Games FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA
21. Wilt Chamberlain 3,607 13 160 1,425 2,728 - - 757 1,627
22. Kevin McHale 3,182 13 169 1,204 2,145 8 21 766 972
23. Paul Pierce 3,180 14 170 1,022 2,415 276 777 860 1,036
24. Dennis Johnson 3,116 13 180 1,167 2,661 26 109 756 943
25. Julius Erving 3,088 11 141 1,187 2,441 7 36 707 908
26. Manu Ginobili 3,054 15 218 956 2,209 324 905 818 1,001
27. Klay Thompson 3,032 9 158 1,126 2,585 501 1,237 279 330
28. James Worthy 3,022 9 143 1,267 2,329 14 67 474 652
29. Chris Paul 2,981 15 149 1,106 2,287 244 654 525 615
30. Reggie Miller 2,972 15 144 941 2,095 320 820 770 862
Player
Points
Playoffs Games FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA
31. Clyde Drexler 2,963 15 145 1,076 2,408 141 489 670 851
32. Kawhi Leonard 2,958 11 139 1,054 2,062 234 587 616 730
33. Sam Jones 2,909 12 154 1,149 2,571 - - 611 753
34. Russell Westbrook 2,883 13 122 1,004 2,476 167 562 708 858
35. Charles Barkley 2,833 13 123 1,009 1,965 64 251 751 1,048
36. Robert Parish 2,820 16 184 1,132 2,239 0 1 556 770
37. Patrick Ewing 2,813 14 139 1,104 2,353 8 23 597 831
38. Ray Allen 2,749 11 171 928 2,095 385 959 508 575
39. Jayson Tatum 2,680 7 112 898 2,042 262 755 622 744
40. Bill Russell 2,673 13 165 1,003 2,335 - - 667 1,106
Player
Points
Playoffs Games FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA
41. Kevin Garnett 2,601 14 143 1,059 2,216 15 55 468 593
42. Richard Hamilton 2,571 9 130 943 2,148 71 209 614 714
43. Jimmy Butler 2,534 11 119 855 1,860 145 418 679 818
44. Chauncey Billups 2,526 12 146 737 1,793 267 729 785 892
45. Byron Scott 2,451 13 183 934 1,937 134 339 449 548
46. John Stockton 2,436 19 182 855 1,809 111 341 615 759
47. Paul George 2,416 11 114 779 1,842 276 783 582 705
48. Rasheed Wallace 2,384 14 177 917 2,065 190 540 360 502
49. Jaylen Brown 2,344 7 123 885 1,812 240 670 334 463
50. Isiah Thomas 2,261 9 111 825 1,869 81 234 530 689