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The Best Current NBA Scorers

Updated November 1, 2019 14.5k votes 1.8k voters 10.6k views50 items

List RulesVote 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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  • 1
    James Harden
    820
    382

    James Harden

    Houston Rockets

    PositionPoint guard

    Age30

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California

    Number13

    2018-19 PPG: 36.1

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  • 2
    Kevin Durant
    769
    362

    Kevin Durant

    Brooklyn Nets

    PositionSmall forward

    Age31

    BirthplaceWashington, D.C., United States of America

    Number35

    2018-19 PPG: 26.0

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  • 3
    Stephen Curry
    781
    380

    Stephen Curry

    Golden State Warriors

    PositionPoint guard

    Age31

    BirthplaceAkron, Ohio, United States of America

    Number30

    2018-19 PPG: 27.3

  • 4
    LeBron James
    701
    337

    LeBron James

    Los Angeles Lakers

    PositionSmall forward

    Age35

    BirthplaceAkron, Ohio, United States of America

    Number23

    2018-19 PPG: 27.4

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  • 5
    Damian Lillard
    395
    167

    Damian Lillard

    Portland Trail Blazers

    PositionPoint guard

    Age29

    BirthplaceOakland, California

    Number0

    2018-19 PPG: 25.8

  • 6
    Giannis Antetokounmpo
    457
    207

    Giannis Antetokounmpo

    Milwaukee Bucks

    PositionSmall forward / Guard

    Age26

    BirthplaceAthens, Greece

    Number34

    2018-19 PPG: 27.7

  • 7
    Kawhi Leonard
    390
    170

    Kawhi Leonard

    Los Angeles Clippers

    PositionSmall forward

    Age28

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California, United States

    Number2

    2018-19 PPG: 26.6

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  • 8
    Paul George
    310
    130

    Paul George

    Los Angeles Clippers

    PositionShooting guard, Small forward

    Age29

    BirthplacePalmdale, California

    Number13

    2018-19 PPG: 28.0

  • 9
    Kyrie Irving
    569
    290

    Kyrie Irving

    Brooklyn Nets

    PositionPoint guard

    Age27

    BirthplaceMelbourne, Australia

    Number2

    2018-19 PPG: 23.8

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  • 10
    Anthony Davis
    348
    160

    Anthony Davis

    Los Angeles Lakers

    PositionPower forward, Center

    Age26

    BirthplaceChicago, Illinois

    Number3

    2018-19 PPG: 25.9

  • 11
    Devin Booker
    234
    96

    Devin Booker

    Phoenix Suns

    PositionShooting Guard

    Age28

    BirthplaceWhitmire, South Carolina

    Number1

    2018-19 PPG: 26.6

  • 12
    Klay Thompson
    368
    213

    Klay Thompson

    Golden State Warriors

    PositionShooting guard

    Age29

    BirthplaceLos Angeles, California

    Number11

    2018-19 PPG: 21.5

  • 13
    Luka Dončić
    81
    18

    Luka Dončić

    Dallas Mavericks

    PositionGuard, Small forward

    Number11

    2018-19 PPG: 21.2

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  • 14
    Russell Westbrook
    438
    291

    Russell Westbrook

    Houston Rockets

    PositionPoint guard

    Age31

    BirthplaceLong Beach, California

    Number0

    2018-19 PPG: 22.9

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  • 15
    Kemba Walker
    189
    108

    Kemba Walker

    Boston Celtics

    PositionPoint guard

    Age29

    BirthplaceNew York City, New York

    Number15

    2018-19 PPG: 25.6

  • 16
    Donovan Mitchell
    157
    87

    Donovan Mitchell

    Utah Jazz

    PositionSG

    Number45

    2018-19 PPG: 23.8

  • 17
    DeMar DeRozan
    251
    182

    DeMar DeRozan

    San Antonio Spurs

    PositionShooting guard

    Age31

    BirthplaceCompton, California

    Number10

    2018-19 PPG: 21.2

  • 18
    Bradley Beal
    136
    89

    Bradley Beal

    Washington Wizards

    PositionShooting guard

    Age26

    BirthplaceSt. Louis, Missouri

    Number3

    2018-19 PPG: 25.6

  • 19
    Jimmy Butler
    154
    113

    Jimmy Butler

    Miami Heat

    PositionShooting guard / Small forward

    Age30

    BirthplaceHouston, Texas

    Number21

    2018-19 PPG: 18.7

  • 20
    Trae Young
    47
    14

    Trae Young

    Atlanta Hawks

    PositionPoint guard

    Number11

    2018-19 PPG: 19.1

  • 21
    Karl-Anthony Towns
    159
    125

    Karl-Anthony Towns

    Minnesota Timberwolves

    PositionCenter

    BirthplaceEdison, New Jersey

    Number32

    2018-19 PPG: 24.4

  • 22
    C. J. McCollum
    164
    135

    C. J. McCollum

    Portland Trail Blazers

    PositionShooting guard

    Age28

    BirthplaceCanton, Ohio, United States of America

    Number3

    2018-19 PPG: 21.0

  • 23
    Joel Embiid
    53
    25

    Joel Embiid

    Philadelphia 76ers

    PositionCenter

    BirthplaceYaoundé, Cameroon

    Number21

    2018-19 PPG: 27.5

  • 24
    Victor Oladipo
    92
    68

    Victor Oladipo

    Indiana Pacers

    PositionShooting guard

    Age27

    BirthplaceUpper Marlboro, Maryland

    Number4

    2018-19 PPG: 18.8

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  • 25
    Lou Williams
    40
    15

    Lou Williams

    Los Angeles Clippers

    PositionPoint guard, Shooting guard

    Age34

    BirthplaceMemphis, Tennessee

    Number3

    2018-19 PPG: 20.0