NBA leaders-SUN0210

ON THIS POST:

  • Career scoring leaders

  • LeBron James closing in

    on Michael Jordan

  • Dirk Nowitzki closing in

    on Wilt Chamberlain


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130

Points that Dirk Nowitzki

needs to pass Wilt Chamberlain

for 5th on all-time scoring list

256

Points that LeBron James

needs to pass Michael Jordan

for 4th on all-time scoring list

CAREER NBA POINTS
RK PLAYER NO
1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 38,387
2. Karl Malone 36,928
3. Kobe Bryant 33,643
4. Michael Jordan 32,292
5. LeBron James 32,036
6. Wilt Chamberlain 31,419
7. Dirk Nowitzki 31,289
8. Shaquille O'Neal 28,596
9. Moses Malone 27,409
10. Elvin Hayes 27,313

CHASING MJ

30.12

Career scoring average

of Jordan, all-time leader

27.15

Career scoring average

of James, currently 4th

just ahead of Kevin Durant


James, Jordan shooting pct


COMPARING CAREER STATS
OF JAMES, JORDAN
LEBRON CATEGORY JORDAN
1,180 Game 1,072
1,179 Starts 1,039
38.6 Minutes 38.3
32,036 Points 32,292
27.1 Average 30.1
11,647 Field goals 12,192
23,094 FG attempts 24,537
50.4 Percentage 49.7
1,692 3-point FG 581
4,913 3-pt FG attempts 1,778
34.4 Percentage 32.7
7,050 Free throws 7,327
9,562 FT attempts 8,772
73.7 Percentage 83.5
8,731 Rebounds 6,672
7.4 Average 6.2
8,481 Assists 5,633
7.2 Average 5.2
1,914 Steals 2,514
1.6 Average 2.3
912 Blocks 893

CHASING WILT


30.07

Career scoring average

of Chamberlain, 2nd alltime,

only other with 30-point avg.

20.94

Career scoring average

of Nowitzki, which ranks

44th on all-time list


Nowitzki, Chamberlain shooting pct


COMPARING CAREER STATS
OF NOWITZKI, CHAMBERLAIN
DIRK CATEGORY WILT
1,494 Games 1,045
1,440 Starts 1,045
34.0 Minutes 45.8
31,289 Points 31,419
20.9 Average 30.1
11,070 Field goals 12,681
23,462 FG attempts 23,497
47.2 Percentage 54.0
1,939 3-point FG 0*
5,072 3-pt FG attempts 0
38.2 Percentage 0
7,210 Free throws 6,057
8,200 FT attempts 11,862
87.9 Percentage 51.1
11,371 Rebounds 23,924
7.6 Average 22.9
3,623 Assists 4,642
2.4 Average 4.4
1,204 Steals NA
0.8 Average NA
1,271 Blocks NA
*-3-point shot did not exist;
NA-not kept at time by NBA

Source: nba.com; basketball-reference.com