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 May 22, 2022
- Three-pointers were implemented in 1979-80.

* Players in bold played in the 2022 Regular Season

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

scroll for more >>
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. LeBron James 37,062 19 1,366 13,543 26,825 2,140 6,186 7,836 10,673
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. 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. Kevin Durant 25,526 14 939 8,716 17,577 1,770 4,611 6,324 7,153
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. Ray Allen 24,505 18 1,300 8,567 18,955 2,973 7,429 4,398 4,920
26. Allen Iverson 24,368 14 914 8,467 19,906 1,059 3,383 6,375 8,168
27. Charles Barkley 23,757 16 1,073 8,435 15,605 538 2,020 6,349 8,643
28. James Harden 23,477 13 942 6,920 15,651 2,593 7,176 7,044 8,195
29. Robert Parish 23,334 21 1,611 9,614 17,914 0 6 4,106 5,694
30. Russell Westbrook 23,298 14 1,021 8,322 19,005 1,142 3,746 5,512 7,038
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. 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. Chris Paul 20,936 17 1,155 7,398 15,634 1,544 4,187 4,596 5,275
40. Pau Gasol 20,894 18 1,226 7,980 15,729 179 486 4,755 6,311
41. Bob Pettit 20,880 11 792 7,349 16,872 - - 6,182 8,119
42. David Robinson 20,790 14 987 7,365 14,221 25 100 6,035 8,201
43. George Gervin 20,708 10 791 8,045 15,747 77 259 4,541 5,383
44. LaMarcus Aldridge 20,558 16 1,076 8,311 16,872 227 710 3,709 4,563
45. Mitch Richmond 20,497 14 976 7,305 16,038 1,326 3,417 4,561 5,365
46. Joe Johnson 20,407 18 1,277 7,823 17,720 1,978 5,331 2,783 3,468
47. Stephen Curry 20,064 13 826 6,875 14,520 3,117 7,290 3,197 3,520
48. Tom Chambers 20,049 16 1,107 7,378 15,749 227 740 5,066 6,274
49. Antawn Jamison 20,042 16 1,083 7,679 17,024 1,163 3,365 3,521 4,860
50. DeMar DeRozan 19,869 13 957 7,133 15,349 410 1,424 5,193 6,202