Michael Jordan scored a total of 32,292 points in his NBA career, which positions him as the third-highest scoring player of all time. The only players with higher total scores are Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, with 38,387 points, and Karl Malone, with 36,928 points.
Jordan's total score would be higher had he not retired early to pursue a career in professional baseball. Jordan retired with the highest scoring average in the NBA: 30.1 points per game.
Some of Jordan's other accolades include Rookie of the Year, six-time NBA champion, five-time NBA MVP, six-time NBA Finals MVP, 14-time NBA All-Star and three-time NBA All-Star MVP. Jordan demonstrated a prodigious scoring ability early in his career, scoring 63 points in a game against the Boston Celtics during his second season.