Top 101 Scoring Seasons in NBA History


Player seasons ranked by 'Points/Game Above League Average',
All-Time NBA History




POINTS ABOVE POINTS/GAME TRUE


Season LEAGUE AVG. ABOVE AVG. SHOOTING+
1 George Mikan 1949* 366 6.1 127
2 Alex Groza 1950 378 5.9 134
3 Stephen Curry 2016 455 5.8 124
4 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1972 460 5.7 119
5 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1971 453 5.5 121
6 Wilt Chamberlain 1967 442 5.5 129
7 Charles Barkley 1988 432 5.4 124
8 Wilt Chamberlain 1962 429 5.4 112
9 Adrian Dantley 1984 406 5.1 120
10 Jerry West 1965 374 5.1 120
11 Paul Arizin 1952 329 5.0 124
12 Oscar Robertson 1964 393 5.0 119
13 Kevin Durant 2013 395 4.9 121
14 Alex Groza 1951 321 4.9 129
15 Charles Barkley 1990 375 4.7 123
16 Kevin Durant 2014 384 4.7 117
17 Oscar Robertson 1961 336 4.7 118
18 Jerry West 1966 373 4.7 118
19 Kenny Sears 1959 335 4.7 129
20 Bob McAdoo 1974 348 4.7 118
21 Bob Feerick 1947* 258 4.7 139
22 Oscar Robertson 1967 370 4.7 118
23 Kevin McHale 1987 361 4.7 122
24 Wilt Chamberlain 1963 374 4.7 112
25 Charles Barkley 1989 362 4.6 122



POINTS ABOVE POINTS/GAME TRUE


Season LEAGUE AVG. ABOVE AVG. SHOOTING+
26 Oscar Robertson 1963 365 4.6 119
27 Adrian Dantley 1980 310 4.6 119
28 Ed Macauley 1951 310 4.6 129
29 George Mikan 1951 307 4.5 119
30 LeBron James 2014 347 4.5 120
31 Oscar Robertson 1968 292 4.5 118
32 Oscar Robertson 1965 335 4.5 117
33 Amar'e Stoudemire 2008 352 4.5 122
34 Adrian Dantley 1982 360 4.4 117
35 Karl Malone 1990 364 4.4 117
36 LeBron James 2013 337 4.4 120
37 Charles Barkley 1991 293 4.4 119
38 George Mikan 1950 295 4.3 119
39 Artis Gilmore 1982 353 4.3 130
40 Adrian Dantley 1981 344 4.3 116
41 Walt Bellamy 1962 339 4.3 116
42 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1973 325 4.3 117
43 Oscar Robertson 1966 324 4.3 116
44 Charles Barkley 1987 290 4.3 123
45 Artis Gilmore 1981 346 4.2 131
46 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1977 344 4.2 119
47 Peja Stojakovic 2004 340 4.2 121
48 Oscar Robertson 1962 331 4.2 116
49 Adrian Dantley 1986 317 4.2 116
50 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1980 341 4.2 120



POINTS ABOVE POINTS/GAME TRUE


Season LEAGUE AVG. ABOVE AVG. SHOOTING+
51 Chris Mullin 1990 323 4.1 120
52 Reggie Miller 1990 339 4.1 120
53 Kevin Durant 2016 297 4.1 117
54 Jerry West 1968 210 4.1 119
55 Cedric Maxwell 1979 329 4.1 128
56 Neil Johnston 1954 294 4.1 120
57 Michael Jordan 1989 330 4.1 114
58 Ed Macauley 1954 289 4.1 127
59 Bob McAdoo 1975 333 4.1 113
60 Kevin McHale 1988 260 4.1 122
61 Reggie Miller 1991 329 4.0 122
62 Neil Johnston 1957 274 4.0 121
63 Jerry West 1964 282 3.9 116
64 Neil Johnston 1956 271 3.9 121
65 Stephen Curry 2015 309 3.9 119
66 Michael Jordan 1990 316 3.9 113
67 Artis Gilmore 1985 312 3.9 125
68 Walt Bellamy 1963 305 3.8 116
69 Kevin Durant 2012 249 3.8 116
70 Michael Jordan 1988 310 3.8 112
71 Oscar Robertson 1969 298 3.8 118
72 Terry Dischinger 1963 215 3.8 117
73 Shaquille O'Neal 2003 251 3.8 116
74 Neil Johnston 1953 261 3.7 120
75 Wilt Chamberlain 1966 294 3.7 113



POINTS ABOVE POINTS/GAME TRUE


Season LEAGUE AVG. ABOVE AVG. SHOOTING+
76 Shaquille O'Neal 1994 302 3.7 115
77 Bailey Howell 1963 294 3.7 120
78 Ed Macauley 1952 245 3.7 124
79 Artis Gilmore 1983 304 3.7 126
80 Wilt Chamberlain 1961 292 3.7 111
81 Amar'e Stoudemire 2005 295 3.7 117
82 Michael Jordan 1991 301 3.7 113
83 Cedric Maxwell 1980 294 3.7 128
84 Wilt Chamberlain 1973 301 3.7 138
85 Ed Macauley 1953 253 3.7 122
86 George Gervin 1978 299 3.6 115
87 Wilt Chamberlain 1964 287 3.6 111
88 Kiki Vandeweghe 1984 279 3.6 114
89 Kiki Vandeweghe 1983 292 3.6 115
90 George Gervin 1977 291 3.6 118
91 Walt Bellamy 1965 284 3.5 117
92 Bailey Howell 1961 272 3.5 118
93 Rudy Tomjanovich 1974 281 3.5 117
94 LeBron James 2012 217 3.5 115
95 Chris Mullin 1991 286 3.5 116
96 Bob Pettit 1959 251 3.5 114
97 Tiny Archibald 1973 278 3.5 111
98 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 1981 278 3.5 115
99 Larry Bird 1988 260 3.4 113
100 Walt Bellamy 1964 273 3.4 115
101 Bailey Howell 1965 273 3.4 122



*BAA