NBA Scoring Crown: 10 Players Who Could Lead the League in Scoring

September 21st, 2010 by John Friel Leave a reply »
There are only a select number of players in the league that contain the ability to score at will from nearly any spot on an NBA court.

Some players see most of their production from a lethal jump shot that they have developed over time, other players get their scoring from near the basket where they have developed strong, multi-dimensional post games that continue to fool opposing defenders to this day, and others can do it all from the paint to outside the three-point stripe.

Over the years, some players have stunned us with their scoring. Starting off with Wilt Chamberlain in the 1960s when he dazzled us with 50.4 points per game in the 1961-62 season, a record that will never be broken or even touched. Michael Jordan's amazing 37.1 points per game in only his third season in the league after coming off an injury plagued second season stunned us and gave us all a reason to watch basketball.

No other player had come close to the totals that Jordan put up in his third season until Kobe Bryant dropped 35.4 points per game in the 2005-06 season that was capped off by the 81-point performance in the middle of the season. Bryant needed to take 27 shots ...

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