Top NBA Scorers of All Time

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The NBA is the most popular basketball league in the world, attracting audiences from all across the globe, not just in the US. We all know the most popular players in the NBA, but do you know who is the top scorer in NBA history? Or who is second, third place? If you don't, keep reading to see the top 5 list of scorers.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is a former American basketball player who played in an incredible 20 seasons in the NBA for Milwaukee Bucks and the Los Angeles Lakers. He spent his career playing as a centre, and he is a record six-time NBA MVP, 10-time NBA All-Star, and he was voted twice as the NBA Finals MVP, and he was named in the league’s 35th, 50th and 75th-anniversary teams. He holds the record of the most points in the NBA with 38,387 in his name.

Karl Malone

Malone spent 18 seasons between 1985-2003 in the NBA playing for the Utah Jazz, and he was a 2-time NBA MVP, a 14-time NBA All-Star, as well as being an 11-time member of the All-NBA first team. He has 36,928 points to his name, so he ranks second on this list. He also holds the record of the most attempted and made free throws.

LeBron James

LeBron James is a well-known name in NBA history and is still active to this day. His nickname is King James, and he is very often compared to Michael Jordan. He is the only player in NBA history to win NBA Championships with three teams as NBA Finals MVP. Among other accomplishments, he has been selected in the All-NBA team a record 17 times, and he has 36,443 points to his name.

Kobe Bryant

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The late, great Kobe Bryant is, of course, on this list. Known as a shooting guard, he spent his entire 20-year stunning career with the Los Angeles Lakers. He has won five NBA Championships, he was an 18-time All-Star and a 15-time member of the All-NBA Team, among other accomplishments. Until he tragically died, he had 33, 643 points. Additionally, he was posthumously voted in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2020.

Michael Jordan

It seems that every list there has ever been made about the NBA just has to contain Michael Jordan. For some, he is the greatest ever player the NBA has seen, and it is hard to argue against.

He is also known by his initials MJ, and he was an integral part of popularizing the NBA across the globe in the 80s and the 90s. By doing so, he became a global icon, and he played a total of 15 seasons at the highest level in the NBA, winning six championships on the way with the Chicago Bulls. He has a stunning 32,292 points in his rich career, so of course, he makes our top 5 list of the NBA scorers of all time.