The 2022-23 NBA season is over and here are the players who led the league in scoring.
For the second straight season, Philadelphia 76ers center Joel Embiid led the NBA in scoring with an average of 33.1 points per game during the 2022-23 NBA season.
Embiid is the first big man to lead the league in back-to-back scoring since Bob McAdoo joined the Los Angeles Clippers from 1973-76 with the Buffalo Braves.
Dallas Mavericks guard Luka Doncic finished second in the league this season averaging 32.4 points per game, while Damian Lillard finished third and was the only other player to average at least 32.0 points per game.
Here’s how he finished in the top 10:
- Joel Embiid (PHI): 33.1 ppg
- Luka Doncic (DAL): 32.2 ppg
- Damian Lillard (POR): 32.2 ppg
- Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (OKC): 31.4 ppg
- Giannis Antetokounmpo (MIL): 31.1 ppg
- Jayson Tatum (BOS): 30.1 ppg
- Donovan Mitchell (CLE): 28.3 ppg
- Kyrie Irving (DAL): 27.3 ppg
- Jaylen Brown (BOS): 26.6 ppg
- Trae Young (ATL), Ja Morant (MEM): 26.2 ppg
When looking at total points scored this season, Jayson Tatum finished as the Boston Celtics’ league leader with 2,225 total points this season.
Here’s how they finished in the top-10 in total points:
- Jayson Tatum (BOS): 2,225 points
- Joel Embiid (PHI): 2,183 points
- Luka Doncic (DL): 2,138 points
- Shai Gilgeous-Alexander (OKC): 2,135 points
- Giannis Antetokounmpo (MIL): 1,959 points
- Anthony Edwards (MIN): 1,949 points
- Julius Randle (NYK): 1,936 points
- Donovan Mitchell (CLE): 1,922 points
- Trae Young (ATL): 1,914 points
- Zach LaVine (CHI): 1,913 points
Seven players from the top-10 in scoring will participate in the Play-In Tournament or playoffs this season.
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