| Share
 

Individual NBA Scoring Champions

Season Player, Team G FG 3FG1FT Pts Avg
1953–54 Neil Johnston, Philadelphia Warriors 72 591 577 1,759 24.4
1954–55 Neil Johnston, Philadelphia Warriors 72 521 589 1,631 22.7
1955–56 Bob Pettit, St. Louis Hawks 72 646 557 1,849 25.7
1956–57 Paul Arizin, Philadelphia Warriors 71 613 591 1,817 25.6
1957–58 George Yardley, Detroit Pistons 72 673 655 2,001 27.8
1958–59 Bob Pettit, St. Louis Hawks 72 719 667 2,105 29.2
1959–60 Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors 72 1,065 577 2,707 37.6
1960–61 Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors 79 1,251 531 3,033 38.4
1961–62 Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors 80 1,597 835 4,029 50.4
1962–63 Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors 80 1,463 660 3,586 44.8
1963–64 Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors 80 1,204 540 2,948 36.9
1964–65 Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors/Phila. 76ers 73 1,063 408 2,534 34.7
1965–66 Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia 76ers 79 1,074 501 2,649 33.5
1966–67 Rick Barry, San Francisco Warriors 78 1,011 753 2,775 35.6
1967–68 Dave Bing, Detroit Pistons 79 835 472 2,142 27.1
1968–69 Elvin Hayes, San Diego Rockets 82 930 467 2,327 28.4
1969–70 Jerry West, Los Angeles Lakers 74 831 647 2,309 31.2
1970–71 Lew Alcindor,2 Milwaukee Bucks 82 1,063 470 2,596 31.7
1971–72 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Milwaukee Bucks 81 1,159 504 2,822 34.8
1972–73 Nate Archibald, Kansas City/Omaha Kings 80 1,028 663 2,719 34.0
1973–74 Bob McAdoo, Buffalo Braves 74 901 459 2,261 30.8
1974–75 Bob McAdoo, Buffalo Braves 82 1,095 641 2,831 34.5
1975–76 Bob McAdoo, Buffalo Braves 78 934 559 2,427 31.1
1976–77 Pete Maravich, New Orleans Jazz 73 886 501 2,273 31.1
1977–78 George Gervin, San Antonio Spurs 82 864 504 2,232 27.2
1978–79 George Gervin, San Antonio Spurs 80 947 471 2,365 29.6
1979–80 George Gervin, San Antonio Spurs 78 1,024 32505 2,585 33.1
1980–81 Adrian Dantley, Utah Jazz 80 909 2632 2,452 30.7
1981–82 George Gervin, San Antonio Spurs 79 993 10555 2,551 32.3
1982–83 Alex English, Denver Nuggets 82 959 2406 2,326 28.4
1983–84 Adrian Dantley, Utah Jazz 79 802 1813 2,418 30.6
1984–85 Bernard King, New York Knicks 55 691 1426 1,809 32.9
1985–86 Dominique Wilkins, Atlanta Hawks 78 888 13527 2,366 30.3
1986–87 Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls82 1,098 12833 3,041 37.1
1987–88 Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls82 1,069 7723 2,868 35.0
1988–89 Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls 81 966 27674 2,633 32.5
1989–90 Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls82 1,034 92593 2,753 33.6
1990–91 Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls 82 990 29571 2,580 31.5
1991–92 Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls 80 943 27491 2,404 30.1
1992–93 Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls 78 992 81476 2,541 32.6
1993–94 David Robinson, San Antonio Spurs80 840 10693 2,383 29.8
1994–95 Shaquille O'Neal, Orlando Magic79 930 0455 2,315 29.3
1995–96 Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls 82 916 111548 2,491 30.4
1996–97Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls 829201114802,43129.6
1997–98Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls82881305652,35728.7
1998–99Allen Iverson, Philadelphia 76ers48435583561,28426.8
1999–2000Shaquille O'Neal, L.A. Lakers7995604322,34429.7
2000–01Allen Iverson, Philadelphia 76ers71762985852,20731.1
2001–02Allen Iverson, Philadelphia 76ers60665784751,88331.4
2002–03Tracy McGrady, Orlando Magic758291735762,40732.1
2003–04Tracy McGrady, Orlando Magic676531743981,87828.0
2004–05Allen Iverson, Philadelphia 76ers757711046562,30230.7
2005–06Kobe Bryant, L.A. Lakers809781806962,83235.4
NOTE: Decided by total points through 1968–69, and per-game average since.
1. 3-point field goals were not used before the 1979–80 season.
2. (Kareem Abdul-Jabbar).

Information Please® Database, © 2007 Pearson Education, Inc. All rights reserved.

National Basketball Association ChampionsBasketball SummaryNBA Most Valuable Players

More on Individual NBA Scoring Champions from Infoplease:

  • Selected Basketball Players - Selected biographies of well-known Basketball Players
  • NBA Playoffs, 2007 - NBA Playoffs, 2007 EASTERN CONFERENCE First Round (Best of 7) Detroit Pistons defeated Orlando ...
  • NBA Playoffs, 2008 - NBA Playoffs, 2008 EASTERN CONFERENCE First Round (Best of 7) Boston Celtics defeated Atlanta ...

Premium Partner Content
HighBeam Research
Documents Images and Maps Reference
(from Newspapers, Magazines, Journals, Newswires, Transcripts and Books)

Research our extensive archive of more than 80 million articles from 6,500 publications.

Additional search results provided by HighBeam Research, LLC. © Copyright 2005. All rights reserved.

24 X 7

Private Tutor

Click Here for Details
24 x 7 Tutor Availability
Unlimited Online Tutoring
1-on-1 Tutoring