NBA Playoffs 2011: Top 20 Active Playoff Career Points Leaders

Dirk Nowitzki and LeBron James

Dirk Nowitzki and LeBron James (Getty)

As we get set for the 2011 NBA Finals between the Miami Heat and the Dallas Mavericks, here’s a look at the top 20 active players with the most career playoff points.

Kobe Bryant leads the way and, and is in fact third all time in career playoff points behind Michael Jordan (1st 5,987) and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (2nd 5,762).

Five players on the list are in this year’s Finals: Dirk Nowitzki, LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Jason Kidd and Peja Stojakovic.

1. Kobe Bryant (3) 5,280 L.A. Lakers
2. Shaquille O’Neal (4) 5,250 Orlando Magic, L.A. Lakers, Miami Heat, Phoenix Suns, Cleveland Cavaliers, Boston Celtics
3. Tim Duncan (8) 3,990 San Antonio Spurs
4. Dirk Nowitzki (18) 3,058 Dallas Mavericks (thru 2011 WC Finals)
5. Tony Parker (29) 2,591 San Antonio Spurs
6. Chauncey Billups (30) 2,489 Minnesota Timberwolves, Detroit Pistons, Denver Nuggets, New York Knicks
7. LeBron James (31) 2,471 Cleveland Cavaliers, Miami Heat (thru 2011 EC Finals)
8. Richard Hamilton (32) 2,467 Detroit Pistons
9. Paul Pierce (36) 2,351 Boston Celtics
10. Ray Allen (45) 2,138 Milwaukee Bucks, Seattle SuperSonics, Boston Celtics
11. Dwyane Wade (47) 2,092 Miami Heat (thru 2011 EC Finals)
12. Kevin Garnett (51) 2,058 Minnesota Timberwolves, Boston Celtics
13. Steve Nash (53) 2,047 Phoenix Suns, Dallas Mavericks
14. Manu Ginobili (57) 2,007 San Antonio Spurs
15. Jason Kidd (59) 1,940 Phoenix Suns, New Jersey Nets, Dallas Mavericks (thru 2011 WC Finals)
16. Derek Fisher (73) 1,852 L.A. Lakers, Utah Jazz
17. Pau Gasol (90) 1,595 Memphis Grizzlies, L.A. Lakers
18. Tayshaun Prince (104) 1,476 Detroit Pistons
19. Lamar Odom (120) 1,377 Miami Heat, L.A. Lakers
20. Peja Stojakovic (122) 1,365 Sacramento Kings, Indiana Pacers, New Orleans Hornets, Dallas Mavericks (thru 2011 WC Finals)

Posted on May 31, 2011, in NBA Basketball and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 7 Comments.

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