Careers with the Most NBA Points
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a popular American professional basketball league with some of the best players in history having incredibly successful careers. Here are some of the top NBA careers with the most points.
The career leader in points, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar holds the all-time most points record in the NBA with 38,387 points over 20 years. He is a six-time NBA champion, six-time NBA Most Valuable Player, 19-time NBA All-Star and a two-time NBA scoring champion.
The second-place all-time leader in points in the NBA, Karl Malone holds the record for the second-most points ever with 36,928. Malone had an incredible career that lasted 19 years, during which time he was a 14-time NBA All-Star, two-time NBA MVP, and a one-time NBA Champion.
LeBron James is the third-highest point scorer in the NBA with 34,241 points. James is a four-time NBA Most Valuable Player, 17-time NBA All-Star and a three-time NBA champion.
Other Notable Point-Scorers
Other notable NBA stars with the most points include:
- Dirk Nowitzki – 31,560 points
- Wilt Chamberlain – 31,419 points
- Kobe Bryant – 33,643 points
- Michael Jordan – 32,292 points
- Shaquille O’Neal – 28,596 points
- Dwight Howard – 24,816 points
These are some of the best players to have ever graced the NBA court, each with incredible careers and an incredible amount of points.