NBA All-Time Points 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 July 21, 2021
- Three-pointers were implemented in 1979-80.

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 7,631 15 266 2,725 5,502 432 1,283 1,749 2,364
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. Karl Malone 4,761 19 193 1,743 3,768 6 37 1,269 1,725
8. Jerry West 4,457 13 153 1,622 3,460 - - 1,213 1,506
9. Kevin Durant 4,454 10 151 1,508 3,154 337 945 1,101 1,273
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. Dwyane Wade 3,954 13 177 1,450 3,062 103 305 951 1,220
12. Larry Bird 3,897 12 164 1,458 3,090 80 249 901 1,012
13. John Havlicek 3,776 13 172 1,451 3,329 - - 874 1,046
14. Hakeem Olajuwon 3,755 15 145 1,504 2,847 4 18 743 1,034
15. Magic Johnson 3,701 13 190 1,291 2,552 51 212 1,068 1,274
16. Dirk Nowitzki 3,663 15 145 1,220 2,642 149 408 1,074 1,204
17. Scottie Pippen 3,642 16 208 1,335 3,009 200 660 772 1,067
18. Elgin Baylor 3,623 12 134 1,388 3,161 - - 847 1,101
19. Wilt Chamberlain 3,607 13 160 1,425 2,728 - - 757 1,627
20. James Harden 3,191 12 137 953 2,229 341 1,026 944 1,088
21. Kevin McHale 3,182 13 169 1,204 2,145 8 21 766 972
22. Paul Pierce 3,180 14 170 1,022 2,415 276 777 860 1,036
23. Dennis Johnson 3,116 13 180 1,167 2,661 26 109 756 943
24. Julius Erving 3,088 11 141 1,187 2,441 7 36 707 908
25. Manu Ginobili 3,054 15 218 956 2,209 324 905 818 1,001
26. James Worthy 3,022 9 143 1,267 2,329 14 67 474 652
27. Reggie Miller 2,972 15 144 941 2,095 320 820 770 862
28. Stephen Curry 2,968 7 112 979 2,175 470 1,171 540 596
29. Clyde Drexler 2,963 15 145 1,076 2,408 141 489 670 851
30. Sam Jones 2,909 12 154 1,149 2,571 - - 611 753
Player
Points
Playoffs Games FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA
31. Kawhi Leonard 2,865 9 135 1,019 1,994 228 572 599 710
32. Charles Barkley 2,833 13 123 1,009 1,965 64 251 751 1,048
33. Robert Parish 2,820 16 184 1,132 2,239 0 1 556 770
34. Patrick Ewing 2,813 14 139 1,104 2,353 8 23 597 831
35. Ray Allen 2,749 11 171 928 2,095 385 959 508 575
36. Russell Westbrook 2,727 11 111 948 2,321 153 517 678 820
37. Bill Russell 2,673 13 165 1,003 2,335 - - 667 1,106
38. Chris Paul 2,666 13 129 981 2,041 216 577 488 574
39. Kevin Garnett 2,601 14 143 1,059 2,216 15 55 468 593
40. Richard Hamilton 2,571 9 130 943 2,148 71 209 614 714
41. Chauncey Billups 2,526 12 146 737 1,793 267 729 785 892
42. Byron Scott 2,451 13 183 934 1,937 134 339 449 548
43. John Stockton 2,436 19 182 855 1,809 111 341 615 759
44. Rasheed Wallace 2,384 14 177 917 2,065 190 540 360 502
45. Klay Thompson 2,372 7 123 883 1,998 374 901 232 276
46. Paul George 2,299 10 108 740 1,747 258 734 561 680
47. Isiah Thomas 2,261 9 111 825 1,869 81 234 530 689
48. Bob Pettit 2,240 9 88 766 1,834 - - 708 915
49. David Robinson 2,221 12 123 768 1,604 1 10 684 966
50. Elvin Hayes 2,194 10 96 883 1,901 0 0 428 656

* Players in bold played in the 2021 Playoffs