Thursday, February 2, 2017

2017 NBA Scoring Leaders

Here are the leagues scoring leaders just past the half-way point of the NBA season.

Points Above Average takes into account shooting efficiency and scoring volume.  It's simply the players actual points scored minus their expected points scored.





Points Above Points/Game Total



Average Above Avg. Points/Game True Shooting+
1 Kevin Durant GSW 204 4.2 26 119
2 Stephen Curry GSW 166 3.5 25 116
3 Isaiah Thomas BOS 161 3.6 30 114
4 James Harden HOU 157 3 28 112
5 Kyle Lowry TOR 154 3.1 23 116
6 Kawhi Leonard SAS 132 3 26 113
7 Rudy Gobert UTA 128 2.6 13 124



The list of top-40 scorers can be found here.