Top 10 NBA Players by Career Points

Apr 18, 2024

The NBA has been graced by a bevy of illustrious scorers in its rich and illustrious history.


LeBron James is the all-time leading scorer in NBA history with 39,704 points.

LeBron James

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar retired with 38,387 points and is considered one of the greatest scorers in NBA history.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Kobe Bryant ranks fourth in NBA history with 33,643 career points and was known for his scoring prowess.

Kobe Bryant

Karl Malone scored 36,928 points in his 19-year NBA career and was a dominant scoring force.

Karl Malone

Michael Jordan, one of the greatest basketball players of all time, scored 32,292 points in his career.

Michael Jordan

Dirk Nowitzki's incredible offensive skills led him to score 31,560 points in the NBA.

Dirk Nowitzki

Wilt Chamberlain is seventh on the all-time scoring list with 31,419 points and had incredible scoring averages.

Wilt Chamberlain

Shaquille O'Neal, known for his dominance in the paint, scored 28,596 points in his career.

Shaquille O'Neal

Carmelo Anthony, an offensive powerhouse, scored 28,289 points in his decorated NBA career.

Carmelo Anthony