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NBA & ABA Yearly Leaders and Records for Points Per Game

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Members of the Hall of Fame are marked with an asterisk (*).

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Season Lg Player PPG Tm
2009-10 NBA Kevin Durant30.15 OKC
2008-09 NBA Dwyane Wade30.20 MIA
2007-08 NBA LeBron James30.00 CLE
2006-07 NBA Kobe Bryant31.56 LAL
2005-06 NBA Kobe Bryant35.40 LAL
2004-05 NBA Allen Iverson30.69 PHI
2003-04 NBA Tracy McGrady28.03 ORL
2002-03 NBA Tracy McGrady32.09 ORL
2001-02 NBA Allen Iverson31.38 PHI
2000-01 NBA Allen Iverson31.08 PHI
1999-00 NBA Shaquille O'Neal29.67 LAL
1998-99 NBA Allen Iverson26.75 PHI
1997-98 NBA Michael Jordan*28.74 CHI
1996-97 NBA Michael Jordan*29.65 CHI
1995-96 NBA Michael Jordan*30.38 CHI
1994-95 NBA Shaquille O'Neal29.30 ORL
1993-94 NBA David Robinson*29.79 SAS
1992-93 NBA Michael Jordan*32.58 CHI
1991-92 NBA Michael Jordan*30.05 CHI
1990-91 NBA Michael Jordan*31.46 CHI
1989-90 NBA Michael Jordan*33.57 CHI
1988-89 NBA Michael Jordan*32.51 CHI
1987-88 NBA Michael Jordan*34.98 CHI
1986-87 NBA Michael Jordan*37.09 CHI
1985-86 NBA Dominique Wilkins*30.33 ATL
1984-85 NBA Bernard King32.89 NYK
1983-84 NBA Adrian Dantley*30.61 UTA
1982-83 NBA Alex English*28.37 DEN
1981-82 NBA George Gervin*32.29 SAS
1980-81 NBA Adrian Dantley*30.65 UTA
1979-80 NBA George Gervin*33.14 SAS
1978-79 NBA George Gervin*29.56 SAS
1977-78 NBA George Gervin*27.22 SAS
1976-77 NBA Pete Maravich*31.14 NOJ
1975-76 NBA Bob McAdoo*31.12 BUF
  ABA Julius Erving*29.31 NYA
1974-75 NBA Bob McAdoo*34.52 BUF
  ABA George McGinnis29.78 INA
1973-74 NBA Bob McAdoo*30.55 BUF
  ABA Julius Erving*27.37 NYA
1972-73 NBA Tiny Archibald*33.99 KCO
  ABA Julius Erving*31.94 VIR
1971-72 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*34.84 MIL
  ABA Charlie Scott34.58 VIR
1970-71 NBA Kareem Abdul-Jabbar*31.66 MIL
  ABA Dan Issel*29.88 KEN
1969-70 NBA Jerry West*31.20 LAL
  ABA Spencer Haywood29.99 DNR
1968-69 NBA Elvin Hayes*28.38 SDR
  ABA Larry Jones28.44 DNR
1967-68 NBA Oscar Robertson*29.17 CIN
  ABA Connie Hawkins*26.79 PTP
1966-67 NBA Rick Barry*35.58 SFW
1965-66 NBA Wilt Chamberlain*33.53 PHI
1964-65 NBA Wilt Chamberlain*34.71 TOT
1963-64 NBA Wilt Chamberlain*36.85 SFW
1962-63 NBA Wilt Chamberlain*44.83 SFW
1961-62 NBA Wilt Chamberlain*50.36 PHW
1960-61 NBA Wilt Chamberlain*38.39 PHW
1959-60 NBA Wilt Chamberlain*37.60 PHW
1958-59 NBA Bob Pettit*29.24 STL
1957-58 NBA George Yardley*27.79 DET
1956-57 NBA Paul Arizin*25.59 PHW
1955-56 NBA Bob Pettit*25.68 STL
1954-55 NBA Neil Johnston*22.65 PHW
1953-54 NBA Neil Johnston*24.43 PHW
1952-53 NBA Neil Johnston*22.34 PHW
1951-52 NBA Paul Arizin*25.36 PHW
1950-51 NBA George Mikan*28.41 MNL
1949-50 NBA George Mikan*27.43 MNL
1948-49 BAA George Mikan*28.30 MNL
1947-48 BAA Joe Fulks*22.07 PHW
1946-47 BAA Joe Fulks*23.15 PHW