NBA’s 2020-21 season will begin on December 23 (22 local time). The Los Angeles Lakers, who won the extraordinary season, are aiming for consecutive victories and will enter the extraordinary season again. Even so, once the match begins, each player will accumulate points in high-level play.
The stats carved as a result of such play will be carved into the history of the league. It is tabulated by item such as score, rebound, assist, etc., and the names of former famous players are lined up at the top of the total record. Let’s take a look at the NBA regular season total score rankings at the end of the 2019-20 season to see how close the active players will be to the legends next season.
NBA Regular Season Top 10 Scores
- 1st: Kareem Abdul Jabber / 38387 Scores
- 2nd: Karl Malone / 36928 Scores
- 3rd: LeBron James / 34241 Scores
- 4th: Kobe Bryant / 33443
- 5th: Michael Jordan / 32292
- 6th place: Dark Novitsky / 31560 points
- 7th place: Wilt Chamberlain / 31419 points
- 8th place: Shaquille O’Neal / 28596 points
- 9th place: Moses Malone / 27409 points
- 10th place: Erwin Hayes / 27313 points
LeBron James (Lakers), who is currently in third place, is the only active player in the top ten , overtaking Michael Jordan and Kobe Bryant . Karl Malone has 2687 points, and if you calculate with 72 games in the shortened 20-21 season, you will need an average of 37 points or more per game, so it is realistic to move up to 2nd place next season is not. But in the near future, Lebron will move up to 2nd place and be on the road to 1st place Kareem Abdul Jabbar.
Carmelo Anthony (Portland Trail Blazers), who ranked second in active players, is approaching 867 points to Elvin Hayes, who is tenth in history, and is looking to be in the top ten following Lebron in the same period. Kevin Durant (Brooklyn Nets) , who will recover from the injury, may reach 25,000 points, the 23rd in history, by the end of the next term if his scoring ability is demonstrated.
The average score of one game is on the rise, with modern NBAs developing games quickly and using three-point shots a lot. It will be interesting to see who will ride this wave and make it into the top 10 of all time.
NBA regular-season total score Top 10 active players
- 1st place (3rd place): LeBron James / 34241 points
- 2nd place (15th place): Carmelo Anthony / 26446 points
- 3 Place (31st): Kevin Durant / 22940 points
- 4th (36th): James Harden / 20962 points
- 5th (38th): Pow Gasol / 20894 points
- 6th (43rd): Russell Westbrook / 20412 Score
- 7th (49th): Russell Westbrook / 19599 Score
- 8th (54th): Jamal Crawford / 19419 Score
- 9th (63rd): Chris Paul / 18829 Score
- 10th (66th): Dwight・ Howard / 18631 points