How Many Points Did Michael Jordan Score in His Career?

How Many Points Did Michael Jordan Score in His Career?

How Many Points Did Michael Jordan Score in His Career?

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.