NBA All-Time Points Leaders: Career Totals in the Regular Season

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

Notes: - These stats were updated on April 23, 2024
- Three-pointers were implemented in 1979-80.

* Players in bold played in the 2024 Regular Season

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

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Player
Points
Seasons Games FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA
1. LeBron James 40,474 21 1,492 14,837 29,313 2,410 6,926 8,390 11,404
2. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 38,387 20 1,560 15,837 28,307 1 18 6,712 9,304
3. Karl Malone 36,928 19 1,476 13,528 26,210 85 310 9,787 13,188
4. Kobe Bryant 33,643 20 1,346 11,719 26,200 1,827 5,546 8,378 10,011
5. Michael Jordan 32,292 15 1,072 12,192 24,537 581 1,778 7,327 8,772
6. Dirk Nowitzki 31,560 21 1,522 11,169 23,734 1,982 5,210 7,240 8,239
7. Wilt Chamberlain 31,419 14 1,045 12,681 23,497 - - 6,057 11,862
8. Kevin Durant 28,924 16 1,061 9,950 19,875 2,031 5,248 6,993 7,910
9. Shaquille O'Neal 28,596 19 1,207 11,330 19,457 1 22 5,935 11,252
10. Carmelo Anthony 28,289 19 1,260 10,119 22,643 1,731 4,873 6,320 7,764
Player
Points
Seasons Games FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA
11. Moses Malone 27,409 19 1,329 9,435 19,225 8 80 8,531 11,090
12. Elvin Hayes 27,313 16 1,303 10,976 24,272 5 34 5,356 7,999
13. Hakeem Olajuwon 26,946 18 1,238 10,749 20,991 25 124 5,423 7,621
14. Oscar Robertson 26,710 14 1,040 9,508 19,620 - - 7,694 9,185
15. Dominique Wilkins 26,668 15 1,074 9,963 21,589 711 2,231 6,031 7,438
16. Tim Duncan 26,496 19 1,392 10,285 20,334 30 168 5,896 8,468
17. Paul Pierce 26,397 19 1,343 8,668 19,465 2,143 5,816 6,918 8,578
18. John Havlicek 26,395 16 1,270 10,513 23,930 - - 5,369 6,589
19. Kevin Garnett 26,071 21 1,462 10,505 21,142 174 632 4,887 6,190
20. James Harden 25,885 15 1,072 7,643 17,315 2,940 8,082 7,659 8,900
Player
Points
Seasons Games FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA
21. Vince Carter 25,728 22 1,541 9,293 21,339 2,290 6,168 4,852 6,082
22. Alex English 25,613 15 1,193 10,659 21,036 18 83 4,277 5,141
23. Reggie Miller 25,279 18 1,389 8,241 17,499 2,560 6,486 6,237 7,026
24. Russell Westbrook 25,211 16 1,162 9,055 20,659 1,273 4,186 5,828 7,512
25. Jerry West 25,192 14 932 9,016 19,032 - - 7,160 8,801
26. Patrick Ewing 24,815 17 1,183 9,702 19,241 19 125 5,392 7,289
27. Ray Allen 24,505 18 1,300 8,567 18,955 2,973 7,429 4,398 4,920
28. Allen Iverson 24,368 14 914 8,467 19,906 1,059 3,383 6,375 8,168
29. Charles Barkley 23,757 16 1,073 8,435 15,605 538 2,020 6,349 8,643
30. Stephen Curry 23,668 15 956 8,084 17,098 3,747 8,805 3,753 4,125
Player
Points
Seasons Games FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA
31. DeMar DeRozan 23,582 15 1,110 8,440 18,007 531 1,791 6,171 7,337
32. Robert Parish 23,334 21 1,611 9,614 17,914 0 6 4,106 5,694
33. Adrian Dantley 23,177 15 955 8,169 15,121 7 41 6,832 8,351
34. Dwyane Wade 23,165 16 1,054 8,454 17,617 549 1,874 5,708 7,463
35. Elgin Baylor 23,149 14 846 8,693 20,171 - - 5,763 7,391
36. Chris Paul 22,288 19 1,272 7,898 16,769 1,720 4,658 4,772 5,487
37. Clyde Drexler 22,195 15 1,086 8,335 17,673 827 2,603 4,698 5,962
38. Gary Payton 21,813 17 1,335 8,708 18,698 1,132 3,570 3,265 4,480
39. Larry Bird 21,791 13 897 8,591 17,334 649 1,727 3,960 4,471
40. Hal Greer 21,586 15 1,122 8,504 18,811 - - 4,578 5,717
Player
Points
Seasons Games FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA
41. Damian Lillard 21,151 12 842 6,822 15,576 2,607 7,032 4,900 5,460
42. Walt Bellamy 20,941 14 1,043 7,914 15,340 - - 5,113 8,088
43. Pau Gasol 20,894 18 1,226 7,980 15,729 179 486 4,755 6,311
44. Bob Pettit 20,880 11 792 7,349 16,872 - - 6,182 8,119
45. David Robinson 20,790 14 987 7,365 14,221 25 100 6,035 8,201
46. George Gervin 20,708 10 791 8,045 15,747 77 259 4,541 5,383
47. LaMarcus Aldridge 20,558 16 1,076 8,311 16,872 227 710 3,709 4,563
48. Mitch Richmond 20,497 14 976 7,305 16,038 1,326 3,417 4,561 5,365
49. Joe Johnson 20,407 18 1,277 7,823 17,720 1,978 5,331 2,783 3,468
50. Tom Chambers 20,049 16 1,107 7,378 15,749 227 740 5,066 6,274