The Shot

NBA: The Exclusive 30 Point Club

Scoring points. It’s what we like to see when watching an NBA game. A player that can score 30 or more points a game is the explosive scoring machine every team wants, but very few can average that over the course of a season.

1986 Fleer Michael Jordan  RC BGS 10
1986 Fleer Michael Jordan RC BGS 10

Only Michael Jordan and Wilt Chamberlain have CAREER scoring averages over 30 points per game. Here is a list of the 26 players listed by the amount of times that have managed to have average 30 points or more in a season. Can Kevin Durant continue has scoring assault with the return of Russell Westbrook and add another 30 point season to his resume? Can Carmelo Anthony go on a scoring spree and carry the Knicks to the playoffs to add his name to this exclusive list of players? We’ll soon find out as the NBA marches it’s way towards the end of the season.

  • Michael Jordan (8x)
  • Wilt Chamberlain (7x)
  • Oscar Robertson (6x)
  • Jerry West (4x)
  • Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (4x)
  • Allen Iverson (4x)
  • Bob McAdoo (3x)
  • Adrian Dantley (3x)
  • Kobe Bryant (2x)
  • Elgin Baylor (2x)
  • Rick Barry (2x)
  • George Gervin (2x)
  • Dominique Wilkins (2x)
  • LeBron James (2x)
  • Jack Twyman (1x)
  • Walt Bellamy (1x)
  • Bob Pettit (1x)
  • Nate “Tiny” Archibald (1x)
  • Pete Maravich (1x)
  • World B. Free (1x)
  • Moses Malone (1x)
  • Bernard King (1x)
  • Karl Malone (1x)
  • Tracy McGrady (1x)
  • Dwyane Wade (1x)
  • Kevin Durant (1x)
Karl Malone PSA 10
1986 Fleer Karl Malone RC

Anyone surprise you on this list? I was shocked Karl Malone only averaged 30 points in one season! Or that Kobe Bryant has only done it twice in his illustrious career. Where the heck is Charles Barkely?

Then you get players like Bob McAdoo & Adrian Dantley who don’t get much hobby love accomplishing the feat 3x each!

twymann auto
2011-12 Panini Gold Standard Jack Twymann Auto /99

With only 26 players to date in this elite group it would make a fun collection of cards to obtain and yes if you are wondering….there are modern day cards for you to pursue of Jack Twymann…








Kevin St JacqueContributing Author Kevin St. Jacque has been collecting cards, comics and watching baseball and basketball since the late-1970′s. He has over 1,100 Marvel sketch cards and just as many autographed and memorabilia sports insert cards. Raised in the LBC, he’s an avid Dodgers and Lakers fan. Recently he spends time with his young daughter hunting stores for Monster High dolls for her collection. You can find him contributing various hobby happenings onĀ


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