Wilt Chamberlain has the most points by a rookie, with 2,707 points in 1959-60.

most 40 points n a season rookie
1959-60Chamberlain1961-62Bellamy1969-70Abdul-Jabbar1968-69Hayes1984-85Jordan1960-61Robertson1965-66Barry1970-71Petrie1971-72Wicks1989-90Robinson1967-68Monroe1977-78Davis1977-78King1992-93O'Neal1970-71Maravich1986-87Harper2010-11Griffin1996-97Iverson1979-80Cartwright1981-82Tripucka1994-95Robinson1979-80Bird1958-59Baylor1988-89Richmond1981-82Vincent2.7k2.5k2.4k2.3k2.3k2.2k2.1k2.0k2.0k2.0k2.0k2.0k1.9k1.9k1.9k1.9k1.8k1.8k1.8k1.8k1.8k1.7k1.7k1.7k1.7k
NAMESEASONTMGPPTSMPGPPGRPGAPGSPGBPGTPGFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%MINREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
Wilt ChamberlainWilt Chamberlain1959-60PHIPHI722,70746.437.627.02.314.832.146.18.013.858.23,3381,941168150
Walt BellamyWalt Bellamy1961-62CHICHI792,49542.331.619.02.712.323.751.96.910.864.43,3441,500210281
Kareem Abdul-JabbarKareem Abdul-Jabbar1969-70MILMIL822,36143.128.814.54.111.422.151.85.99.165.33,5341,190337283
Elvin HayesElvin Hayes1968-69SDRSDR822,32745.128.417.11.411.325.444.75.79.162.63,6951,406113266
Michael JordanMichael Jordan1984-85CHICHI822,31338.328.26.55.92.40.83.510.219.851.50.10.617.37.79.184.53,14453448119669291285
Oscar RobertsonOscar Robertson1960-61CINCIN712,16542.730.510.19.710.622.547.39.211.282.23,032716690219
Rick BarryRick Barry1965-66SFWSFW802,05937.425.710.62.29.321.243.97.18.386.22,990850173297
Geoff PetrieGeoff Petrie1970-71PORPOR822,03137.024.83.44.89.621.644.35.67.377.23,032280390196
Sidney WicksSidney Wicks1971-72PORPOR822,00939.624.511.54.39.622.442.75.47.671.03,245943350186
David RobinsonDavid Robinson1989-90SASSAS821,99336.624.312.02.01.73.93.18.415.953.10.00.00.07.510.273.23,002983164138319257259
Earl MonroeEarl Monroe1967-68BALBAL821,99136.724.35.74.39.020.045.36.27.978.13,012465349282
Walter DavisWalter Davis1977-78PHXPHX811,95932.024.26.03.41.40.23.59.718.452.64.85.883.02,59048427311320283242
Bernard KingBernard King1977-78NJNNJN791,90939.124.29.52.41.50.53.910.121.147.94.05.867.73,09275119312236311302
Shaquille O'NealShaquille O'Neal1992-93ORLORL811,89337.923.413.91.90.73.53.89.016.156.20.00.00.05.38.959.23,0711,12215260286307321
Pete MaravichPete Maravich1970-71ATLATL811,88036.123.23.74.49.119.945.85.06.280.02,926298355238
Ron HarperRon Harper1986-87CLECLE821,87437.422.94.84.82.51.04.29.019.745.50.21.121.34.76.968.43,06439239420984345247
Blake GriffinBlake Griffin2010-11LACLAC821,84538.022.512.13.80.80.52.78.516.850.60.10.329.25.48.564.23,1129893126345223252-146
Allen IversonAllen Iverson1996-97PHIPHI761,78740.123.54.17.52.10.34.48.219.841.62.06.034.15.07.270.23,04531256715724337233-439
Bill CartwrightBill Cartwright1979-80NYKNYK821,78138.421.78.92.00.61.22.78.114.854.70.00.05.56.979.73,15072616548101222279
Kelly TripuckaKelly Tripucka1981-82DETDET821,77237.521.65.43.31.10.23.47.815.649.60.10.322.76.07.679.73,0774432708916280241
Glenn RobinsonGlenn Robinson1994-95MILMIL801,75537.021.96.42.51.40.33.98.017.645.11.13.432.15.06.279.62,95851319711522313234
Larry BirdLarry Bird1979-80BOSBOS821,74536.021.310.44.51.70.63.28.517.847.40.71.740.63.74.483.62,95585237014353263279
Elgin BaylorElgin Baylor1958-59MINMIN701,74240.824.915.04.18.621.240.87.69.877.72,8551,050287270
Mitch RichmondMitch Richmond1988-89GSWGSW791,74134.422.05.94.21.00.23.48.217.546.80.41.136.75.26.481.02,7174683348213269223
Jay VincentJay Vincent1981-82DALDAL811,73232.421.47.02.21.10.32.48.917.949.70.00.025.03.65.071.62,6265651768921194308