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 July 21, 2021
- Three-pointers were implemented in 1979-80.

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. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 38,387 20 1,560 15,837 28,307 1 18 6,712 9,304
2. Karl Malone 36,928 19 1,476 13,528 26,210 85 310 9,787 13,188
3. LeBron James 35,367 18 1,310 12,903 25,604 1,979 5,738 7,582 10,337
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. Shaquille O'Neal 28,596 19 1,207 11,330 19,457 1 22 5,935 11,252
9. Moses Malone 27,409 19 1,329 9,435 19,225 8 80 8,531 11,090
10. Carmelo Anthony 27,370 18 1,191 9,800 21,920 1,582 4,476 6,188 7,605
Player
Points
Seasons Games FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA
11. Elvin Hayes 27,313 16 1,303 10,976 24,272 5 34 5,356 7,999
12. Hakeem Olajuwon 26,946 18 1,238 10,749 20,991 25 124 5,423 7,621
13. Oscar Robertson 26,710 14 1,040 9,508 19,620 - - 7,694 9,185
14. Dominique Wilkins 26,668 15 1,074 9,963 21,589 711 2,231 6,031 7,438
15. Tim Duncan 26,496 19 1,392 10,285 20,334 30 168 5,896 8,468
16. Paul Pierce 26,397 19 1,343 8,668 19,465 2,143 5,816 6,918 8,578
17. John Havlicek 26,395 16 1,270 10,513 23,930 - - 5,369 6,589
18. Kevin Garnett 26,071 21 1,462 10,505 21,142 174 632 4,887 6,190
19. Vince Carter 25,728 22 1,541 9,293 21,339 2,290 6,168 4,852 6,082
20. Alex English 25,613 15 1,193 10,659 21,036 18 83 4,277 5,141
21. Reggie Miller 25,279 18 1,389 8,241 17,499 2,560 6,486 6,237 7,026
22. Jerry West 25,192 14 932 9,016 19,032 - - 7,160 8,801
23. Patrick Ewing 24,815 17 1,183 9,702 19,241 19 125 5,392 7,289
24. Ray Allen 24,505 18 1,300 8,567 18,955 2,973 7,429 4,398 4,920
25. Allen Iverson 24,368 14 914 8,467 19,906 1,059 3,383 6,375 8,168
26. Kevin Durant 23,883 13 884 8,138 16,462 1,655 4,311 5,952 6,744
27. Charles Barkley 23,757 16 1,073 8,435 15,605 538 2,020 6,349 8,643
28. Robert Parish 23,334 21 1,611 9,614 17,914 0 6 4,106 5,694
29. Adrian Dantley 23,177 15 955 8,169 15,121 7 41 6,832 8,351
30. Dwyane Wade 23,165 16 1,054 8,454 17,617 549 1,874 5,708 7,463
Player
Points
Seasons Games FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA
31. Elgin Baylor 23,149 14 846 8,693 20,171 - - 5,763 7,391
32. Clyde Drexler 22,195 15 1,086 8,335 17,673 827 2,603 4,698 5,962
33. James Harden 22,045 12 877 6,513 14,659 2,445 6,728 6,574 7,659
34. Russell Westbrook 21,857 13 943 7,774 17,772 1,063 3,481 5,246 6,639
35. Gary Payton 21,813 17 1,335 8,708 18,698 1,132 3,570 3,265 4,480
36. Larry Bird 21,791 13 897 8,591 17,334 649 1,727 3,960 4,471
37. Hal Greer 21,586 15 1,122 8,504 18,811 - - 4,578 5,717
38. Walt Bellamy 20,941 14 1,043 7,914 15,340 - - 5,113 8,088
39. Pau Gasol 20,894 18 1,226 7,980 15,729 179 486 4,755 6,311
40. Bob Pettit 20,880 11 792 7,349 16,872 - - 6,182 8,119
41. David Robinson 20,790 14 987 7,365 14,221 25 100 6,035 8,201
42. George Gervin 20,708 10 791 8,045 15,747 77 259 4,541 5,383
43. Mitch Richmond 20,497 14 976 7,305 16,038 1,326 3,417 4,561 5,365
44. Joe Johnson 20,405 17 1,276 7,822 17,719 1,978 5,331 2,783 3,468
45. Tom Chambers 20,049 16 1,107 7,378 15,749 227 740 5,066 6,274
46. Antawn Jamison 20,042 16 1,083 7,679 17,024 1,163 3,365 3,521 4,860
47. Chris Paul 19,978 16 1,090 7,035 14,898 1,481 3,988 4,427 5,073
48. LaMarcus Aldridge 19,951 15 1,029 8,059 16,414 213 664 3,620 4,461
49. John Stockton 19,711 19 1,504 7,039 13,658 845 2,203 4,788 5,796
50. Bernard King 19,655 14 874 7,830 15,109 23 134 3,972 5,444

* Players in bold played in the 2021 Regular Season