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Top 10 NBA points per game leaders of all-time

Punit Pathak
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Modified 20 Dec 2019, 21:02 IST


Points per game is the average number of points scored by a player per game played. In this presentation, we will take a look at the top ten players who have all-time high PPG scored in the NBA.

There are many great scorers in the long history of the National Basketball Association and most players you will see on the list are legends and are considered to be the finest players of all time. So without further ado, let's take a look at the list.

The stats and figures shown in this article are obtained from various sources like official NBA website), Basketball Reference and ESPN.

#10 Oscar Robertson

NBA Awards Show 2018 - Backstage Photo Room
NBA Awards Show 2018 - Backstage Photo Room

The 1971 NBA Champion and hall of famer, Oscar Robertson is regarded as one of the greatest players in NBA history. He attended Crispus Attucks High School and completed college from the University of Cincinnati, where he had an incredible scoring average of 33.8 points per game and won the national scoring title three times.

Oscar Robertson was selected in the 1960 NBA Draft by the Cincinnati Royals as a territorial pick. In his rookie season, he averaged 30.5 points, 10.1 rebounds and 9.7 assists and won the NBA Rookie of the year award. He became the first player in NBA history to average a triple-double for an entire season, with 30.8 points, 12.5 rebounds and 11.4 assists in 1961-62 NBA season.

Oscar, also known as 'The Big O' was traded to the Milwaukee Bucks in the 1970-71 season and was a key player on the team that brought the Bucks their only NBA title. He stayed with the Bucks until his retirement in 1974. Robertson was a great all round player, who can play as a scorer and as a playmaker. Taking up tenth spot with 25.68 points scored per game, he scored 26,710 points in 1040 games played.

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