NBA all-time scoring leaders - total number of points scored** (as of April 11th, 2018)

National Basketball Association all-time scoring leaders 1946-2018 This statistic shows the NBA all-time scoring leaders from 1946 to 2018. As of April 2nd, 2018 LeBron James is seventh on the list with a total of 30,898 points scored in regular season NBA games. He became only the seventh player in NBA history to score more than 30,000 points, in a game against the San Antonio Spurs in January 2018.
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NBA playerNumber of points scored
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 38,387
Karl Malone 36,928
Kobe Bryant33,643
Michael Jordan 32,292
Wilt Chamberlain 31,419
Dirk Nowitzki*31,183
LeBron James*31,038
Shaquille O'Neal 28,596
Moses Malone 27,409
Elvin Hayes 27,313
Hakeem Olajuwon 26,946
Oscar Robertson 26,710
Dominique Wilkins 26,668
Tim Duncan26,496
Paul Pierce26,397
John Havlicek 26,395
Kevin Garnett26,071
Alex English 25,613
Carmelo Anthony*25,417
Reggie Miller 25,279
Jerry West 25,192
Vince Carter*24,868
Patrick Ewing 24,815
Ray Allen24,505
Allen Iverson 24,368
Charles Barkley 23,757
Robert Parish 23,334
Adrian Dantley 23,177
Elgin Baylor 23,149
Clyde Drexler 22,195
NBA playerNumber of points scored
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 38,387
Karl Malone 36,928
Kobe Bryant33,643
Michael Jordan 32,292
Wilt Chamberlain 31,419
Dirk Nowitzki*31,183
LeBron James*31,038
Shaquille O'Neal 28,596
Moses Malone 27,409
Elvin Hayes 27,313
Hakeem Olajuwon 26,946
Oscar Robertson 26,710
Dominique Wilkins 26,668
Tim Duncan26,496
Paul Pierce26,397
John Havlicek 26,395
Kevin Garnett26,071
Alex English 25,613
Carmelo Anthony*25,417
Reggie Miller 25,279
Jerry West 25,192
Vince Carter*24,868
Patrick Ewing 24,815
Ray Allen24,505
Allen Iverson 24,368
Charles Barkley 23,757
Robert Parish 23,334
Adrian Dantley 23,177
Elgin Baylor 23,149
Clyde Drexler 22,195
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This statistic shows the NBA all-time scoring leaders from 1946 to 2018. As of April 2nd, 2018 LeBron James is seventh on the list with a total of 30,898 points scored in regular season NBA games. He became only the seventh player in NBA history to score more than 30,000 points, in a game against the San Antonio Spurs in January 2018.
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April 2018
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North America, Canada, United States
Survey time period
April 11th, 2018
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* Active players
** Points scored in the regular seasons

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