Michael Jordan’s Career Points
Michael Jordan is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest basketball players of all time, and his points-scoring ability has been a key part of the success he has seen throughout his career.
Jordan’s Total Points
Over the course of his 15-year professional career, Michael Jordan scored a remarkable 32,292 points. This includes his 1979-80 rookie season with the Chicago Bulls, his time at college with North Carolina and also his return to the NBA in 2001 with Washington.
Jordan had an impressive career scoring average of 30.12 points per game, the highest of any player in NBA history. He holds the record for the most points scored in a single NBA game, with 69 points. Jordan was also a six-time points leader for a season, topping the list for six consecutive seasons from 1986-87 to 1991-92.
Jordan is also renowned for his performances in the the playoffs. He holds the record for the most points scored in a single playoff game (63 points against the Celtics in 1986). Jordan’s overall playoff career point tally stands at 5,987.
- 15 seasons in the NBA
- 32,292 total points
- 30.12 points per game
- 69 points in a single NBA game
- 6-time season points leader (1986-87 to 1991-92)
- 63 points in a single playoff game (against Celtics in 1986)
- 5,987 career playoff points
Michael Jordan’s career achievements and points-scoring ability will remain unrivalled for some time. His total career points of 32,292 are an incredible feat, and still hold today.