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 June 8, 2023
- Three-pointers were implemented in 1979-80.

* Players in bold played in the 2023 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 38,652 20 1,421 14,152 28,044 2,261 6,563 8,087 11,000
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. Shaquille O'Neal 28,596 19 1,207 11,330 19,457 1 22 5,935 11,252
9. Carmelo Anthony 28,289 19 1,260 10,119 22,643 1,731 4,873 6,320 7,764
10. Moses Malone 27,409 19 1,329 9,435 19,225 8 80 8,531 11,090
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. Kevin Durant 26,892 15 986 9,199 18,439 1,863 4,841 6,631 7,487
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. Vince Carter 25,728 22 1,541 9,293 21,339 2,290 6,168 4,852 6,082
Player
Points
Seasons Games FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA
21. Alex English 25,613 15 1,193 10,659 21,036 18 83 4,277 5,141
22. Reggie Miller 25,279 18 1,389 8,241 17,499 2,560 6,486 6,237 7,026
23. Jerry West 25,192 14 932 9,016 19,032 - - 7,160 8,801
24. Patrick Ewing 24,815 17 1,183 9,702 19,241 19 125 5,392 7,289
25. James Harden 24,693 14 1,000 7,291 16,493 2,754 7,594 7,357 8,556
26. Ray Allen 24,505 18 1,300 8,567 18,955 2,973 7,429 4,398 4,920
27. Russell Westbrook 24,457 15 1,094 8,754 19,996 1,231 4,032 5,718 7,352
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. Robert Parish 23,334 21 1,611 9,614 17,914 0 6 4,106 5,694
Player
Points
Seasons Games FGM FGA 3PM 3PA FTM FTA
31. Adrian Dantley 23,177 15 955 8,169 15,121 7 41 6,832 8,351
32. Dwyane Wade 23,165 16 1,054 8,454 17,617 549 1,874 5,708 7,463
33. Elgin Baylor 23,149 14 846 8,693 20,171 - - 5,763 7,391
34. Clyde Drexler 22,195 15 1,086 8,335 17,673 827 2,603 4,698 5,962
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. Chris Paul 21,755 18 1,214 7,692 16,302 1,642 4,448 4,729 5,435
38. Stephen Curry 21,712 14 882 7,434 15,653 3,390 7,929 3,454 3,801
39. DeMar DeRozan 21,685 14 1,031 7,790 16,652 456 1,566 5,649 6,725
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. Walt Bellamy 20,941 14 1,043 7,914 15,340 - - 5,113 8,088
42. Pau Gasol 20,894 18 1,226 7,980 15,729 179 486 4,755 6,311
43. Bob Pettit 20,880 11 792 7,349 16,872 - - 6,182 8,119
44. David Robinson 20,790 14 987 7,365 14,221 25 100 6,035 8,201
45. George Gervin 20,708 10 791 8,045 15,747 77 259 4,541 5,383
46. LaMarcus Aldridge 20,558 16 1,076 8,311 16,872 227 710 3,709 4,563
47. Mitch Richmond 20,497 14 976 7,305 16,038 1,326 3,417 4,561 5,365
48. Joe Johnson 20,407 18 1,277 7,823 17,720 1,978 5,331 2,783 3,468
49. Tom Chambers 20,049 16 1,107 7,378 15,749 227 740 5,066 6,274
50. Antawn Jamison 20,042 16 1,083 7,679 17,024 1,163 3,365 3,521 4,860