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Top Ten nba Scorers

Kareem ​Abdul-Jabbar​
Kareem ​Abdul-Jabbar​

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Karl Malone​
Karl Malone​

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Kobe Bryant​
Kobe Bryant​

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Michael ​Jordan​
Michael ​Jordan​

By acclamation, Michael Jordan is the greatest basketball player of all time. Although, a summary of his basketball career and influence on the game inevitably fails to do it justice, as a phenomenal

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Wilt ​Chamberlain​
Wilt ​Chamberlain​

Wilt Chamberlain’s NBA Records With 72 records (68 of which he holds by himself), Wilt Chamberlain dominates the NBA record book. And he's not just the top guy on the lists below.

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Dirk Nowitzki​
Dirk Nowitzki​

NBA Table; Rank Player PTS; 1. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar* 38387: 2. Karl Malone* 36928: 3. Kobe Bryant: 33643: 4. Michael Jordan* 32292: 5. Wilt Chamberlain* 31419: 6. Dirk Nowitzki: 31187: 7. LeBron James: 31038: 8. Shaquille O'Neal* 28596: 9. Moses Malone* 27409: 10. Elvin Hayes* 27313: 11. Hakeem Olajuwon* 26946: 12. Oscar Robertson* 26710: 13. Dominique Wilkins* 26668: 14. Tim Duncan: 26496: 15.

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LeBron ​James​
LeBron ​James​

The top 10. Few players in the NBA have been as polarizing as LeBron James, but securing a spot as one of the 10 greatest scorers in league history is a cause for celebration.

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Shaquille ​O'Neal​
Shaquille ​O'Neal​

O’Neal scored 28,596 points in his 19-year career, while LeBron is in just his 14th season. He reached this lofty plateau so quickly by posting the fifth-highest points per game average in NBA history (minimum 400 games played), at 27.11.

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Moses ​Malone​
Moses ​Malone​

In his 12th NBA season, Malone ranked eighth in the NBA in rebounding (11.2) and 19th in scoring (20.3). Malone was named to his 11th consecutive All-Star Game in 1988. Malone scored in double figures in 76 of 79 games and recorded 55 double-doubles for the year.

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Elvin Hayes​
Elvin Hayes​

Hayes' scoring average is the fifth best all-time for a rookie, and he remains the last rookie to lead the NBA in scoring average. He scored a career-high 54 points against the Detroit Pistons on November 11 of 1968.

Hakeem ​Olajuwon​
Hakeem ​Olajuwon​

Hakeem Abdul Olajuwon (/əˈlaɪʒuːˌɒn/;; born January 21, 1963), formerly known as Akeem Olajuwon, is a Nigerian-American former professional basketball player. From 1984 to 2002, he played the center position in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Houston Rockets and the Toronto Raptors.

Oscar ​Robertson​
Oscar ​Robertson​

His rookie scoring average of 30.5 points per game is the third highest of any rookie in NBA history, and Robertson averaged more than 30 points per game in six of his first seven seasons. Only three other players in the NBA have had more 30+ point per game seasons in their career.

Dominique ​Wilkins​
Dominique ​Wilkins​

One of only 12 players to score over 25,000 points in his NBA career, Wilkins returned to the NBA in 1996-97 after one year in Europe and led the San Antonio Spurs in scoring with an 18.2 average at the age of 37.

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Tim Duncan​
Tim Duncan​

In his basketball career, Duncan collected a number of individual and team honors, including being a two-time MVP (2002, 2003), five-time NBA champion (1999, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2014) and three-time NBA Finals MVP (1999, 2003, 2005).

Kevin Garnett​
Kevin Garnett​

Garnett helped the Celtics to their 17th NBA Championship, with 26 points and 14 rebounds in Game 6 of the NBA Finals. During that championship season, Garnett and Celtics legend Bill Russell developed a relationship, which Garnett credited as a major influence in helping him succeed during his first season as a Celtic.

John Havlicek​
John Havlicek​

John Havlicek - Career stats, game logs, biographical info, awards, and achievements for the NBA and NCAA.

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Alex English​
Alex English​

Alex English - Career stats, game logs, biographical info, awards, and achievements for the NBA and NCAA.

Carmelo ​Anthony​
Carmelo ​Anthony​

Carmelo Anthony scores 17 points as the Knicks defeat the Sixers, 114-113. Mike Conley scores a game-high 31 points to lead the Grizzlies past the Knicks, 101-88. John Wall scores 24 points with eight assists and Bradley Beal adds 25 points as Washington tops New York in a nail biter.

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Reggie Miller​
Reggie Miller​

Reggie Miller is widely recognized as one of the greatest shooters in NBA history. Miller is one of only a handful of shooters to join the 50–40–90 club and has made 2,560 3-pointers in his career, which was an NBA record at the time of his retirement.

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Jerry West​
Jerry West​

However, more frustration awaited West in Game 5, when Reed pulled his thigh muscle and seemed out for the series; instead of capitalising on a double-digit lead and reeling off an easy win, the Lakers committed 19 second half turnovers, and the two main scorers Chamberlain and West shot the ball only three and two times, respectively, in the entire second half and lost 107-100 in what was called one of the greatest comebacks in NBA Finals history.

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Vince Carter​
Vince Carter​

Vincent Lamar Carter (born January 26, 1977) is an American professional basketball player for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is 6 feet 6 inches (1.98 m) tall and plays both shooting guard and small forward.

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Patrick Ewing​
Patrick Ewing​

Warrior. That is the one-word description often applied to Patrick Ewing. He was indefatigable and relentless in pursuit of an NBA championship despite being denied on an annual basis. Warrior. That is the one-word description often applied to Patrick Ewing.

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Ray Allen​
Ray Allen​

Ray Allen - Career stats, game logs, biographical info, awards, and achievements for the NBA and NCAA.

Allen Iverson​
Allen Iverson​

Allen Ezail Iverson (born June 7, 1975), nicknamed "The Answer", is an American former professional basketball player. He played for fourteen seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) at both the shooting guard and point guard positions.

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Charles ​Barkley​
Charles ​Barkley​

On Wednesday, Charles Barkley took it a step further. On Tuesday Tracy McGrady said the NBA is "watered down." On Wednesday, Charles Barkley took it a step further. On Wednesday, Charles Barkley took it a step further.

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Robert Parish​
Robert Parish​

Robert Parish - Career stats, game logs, biographical info, awards, and achievements for the NBA and NCAA.

Adrian ​Dantley​
Adrian ​Dantley​

Dantley's departure from Detroit came a year after leading the Pistons in scoring during an NBA Finals loss to the Los Angeles Lakers, and months before Detroit's Bad Boys would win a championship. Dantley never got that ring, but he played hard wherever he was, and he never hid the fact that he appreciated the fruits of his labors.

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Elgin Baylor​
Elgin Baylor​

Elgin Gay Baylor (born September 16, 1934) is an American former basketball player, coach, and executive. He played 14 seasons as a small forward in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Minneapolis / Los Angeles Lakers, appearing in eight NBA Finals. Baylor was a gifted shooter, strong rebounder, and an accomplished passer.

Clyde Drexler​
Clyde Drexler​

Clyde Drexler. Clyde Austin "The Glide" Drexler (born June 22, 1962) is an American retired professional basketball swingman. During his career, he was a ten-time All-Star, and named one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History.

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