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The Best Current NBA Scorers 

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List Rules Vote up the players who are the best at getting buckets.

Who are the best scorers currently in the NBA? Certainly, this list includes some of the best offensive players playing right now, and potentially some of the top NBA players of all time. Check out these lists of best current shot blockers and best current defenders, along with the best (worst) NBA floppers playing today. Having an awesome scorer gives any NBA team a huge advantage.

The top scorers who are currently playing in the NBA are certainly among the overall top current NBA players, too (Russell Westbrook, James Harden, Stephen Curry, and LeBron James come to mind immediately). 

The highly skilled NBA players on this list can make or break a team's performance on the court. They are high output scorers who can shoot from behind the three-point line and drive in the paint. Usually also considered for MVP, these offensive players are experts at scoring from anywhere on the court regardless of how many defenders are guarding them. 

Vote for the current offensive players who you think are the most important, key players for their respective teams, and if your favorite player isn't listed, add him. You can also re-rank this list of NBA scorers in any order you want.

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James Harden is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Current NBA Scorers
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Kevin Durant is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Current NBA Scorers
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Stephen Curry is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Current NBA Scorers
Golden State Warriors

2018-19 PPG: 27.3

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LeBron James is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Current NBA Scorers
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Giannis Antetokounmpo is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Current NBA Scorers
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Damian Lillard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Current NBA Scorers
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Kawhi Leonard is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Current NBA Scorers
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Paul George is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Current NBA Scorers
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Devin Booker is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Current NBA Scorers
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Anthony Davis is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Current NBA Scorers
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Kyrie Irving is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Current NBA Scorers
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Luka Dončić is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Current NBA Scorers
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Klay Thompson is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Current NBA Scorers
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Donovan Mitchell is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Current NBA Scorers
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Utah Jazz

2018-19 PPG: 23.8

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Kemba Walker is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Current NBA Scorers
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Russell Westbrook is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Current NBA Scorers
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Trae Young is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Current NBA Scorers
Trae Young
Atlanta Hawks

2018-19 PPG: 19.1

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Lou Williams is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Current NBA Scorers
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DeMar DeRozan is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Current NBA Scorers
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Joel Embiid is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Current NBA Scorers
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Philadelphia 76ers

2018-19 PPG: 27.5

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D'Angelo Russell is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Current NBA Scorers
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Bradley Beal is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Current NBA Scorers
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C. J. McCollum is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Current NBA Scorers
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Jimmy Butler is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Current NBA Scorers
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Victor Oladipo is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Current NBA Scorers