Wilt Chamberlain has scored the most points per game in a season, with 50.4 per game in 1961-62.

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most average points season 20 or younger
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most average points with a minimum of 57.4 games played per 82 team games by a player season 20 or higher or younger
1961-62Chamberlain1962-63Chamberlain1960-61Chamberlain1959-60Chamberlain1986-87Jordan1963-64Chamberlain2018-19Harden1966-67Barry2005-06Bryant1987-88Jordan1971-72Abdul-Jabbar1960-61Baylor1964-65Chamberlain1974-75McAdoo2019-20Harden1972-73Archibald1962-63Baylor1989-90Jordan1965-66Chamberlain1979-80Gervin2005-06Iverson1992-93Jordan1988-89Jordan1981-82Gervin2002-03McGrady50.444.838.437.637.136.936.135.635.435.034.834.834.734.534.334.034.033.633.533.133.032.632.532.332.1
NAMESEASONTMGPPPGMPGRPGAPGSPGBPGTPGFGMFGAFG%3PM3PA3P%FTMFTAFT%MINPTSREBASTSTLBLKTOVPF+/-
Wilt ChamberlainWilt Chamberlain1961-62PHIPHI8050.448.525.72.420.039.550.610.417.061.33,8824,0292,052192123
Wilt ChamberlainWilt Chamberlain1962-63SFWSFW8044.847.624.33.418.334.652.88.313.959.33,8063,5861,946275136
Wilt ChamberlainWilt Chamberlain1960-61PHIPHI7938.447.827.21.915.831.150.96.713.350.43,7733,0332,149148130
Wilt ChamberlainWilt Chamberlain1959-60PHIPHI7237.646.427.02.314.832.146.18.013.858.23,3382,7071,941168150
Michael JordanMichael Jordan1986-87CHICHI8237.140.05.24.62.91.53.313.427.848.20.10.818.210.211.985.73,2813,041430377236125272237
Wilt ChamberlainWilt Chamberlain1963-64SFWSFW8036.946.122.35.015.128.752.46.812.753.13,6892,9481,787403182
James HardenJames Harden2018-19HOUHOU7836.136.86.67.52.00.75.010.824.544.24.813.236.89.711.087.92,8672,81851858615858387244+357
Rick BarryRick Barry1966-67SFWSFW7835.640.79.23.613.028.745.19.710.988.43,1752,775714282258
Kobe BryantKobe Bryant2005-06LALLAL8035.441.05.34.51.80.43.112.227.245.02.36.534.78.710.285.03,2772,83242536014730250233+320
Michael JordanMichael Jordan1987-88CHICHI8235.040.45.55.93.21.63.113.024.453.50.10.613.28.810.584.13,3112,868449485259131252270
Kareem Abdul-JabbarKareem Abdul-Jabbar1971-72MILMIL8134.844.216.64.614.324.957.46.29.068.93,5832,8221,346370235
Elgin BaylorElgin Baylor1960-61LALLAL7334.842.919.85.112.829.743.09.311.878.33,1332,5381,447371279
Wilt ChamberlainWilt Chamberlain1964-65TOT7334.745.222.93.414.628.551.05.612.146.43,3012,5341,673250146
Bob McAdooBob McAdoo1974-75BUFBUF8234.543.214.12.21.12.113.426.151.27.89.780.53,5392,8311,15517992174278
James HardenJames Harden2019-20HOUHOU6834.336.56.67.51.80.94.59.922.344.44.412.435.510.211.886.52,4832,33544651212560308227+285
Nate ArchibaldNate Archibald1972-73KCOKCO8034.046.02.811.412.926.348.88.39.884.73,6812,719223910207
Elgin BaylorElgin Baylor1962-63LALLAL8034.042.114.34.812.928.445.38.39.983.73,3702,7191,146386226
Michael JordanMichael Jordan1989-90CHICHI8233.639.06.96.32.80.73.012.624.052.61.13.037.67.28.584.83,1972,75356551922754247241
Wilt ChamberlainWilt Chamberlain1965-66PHIPHI7933.547.324.65.213.625.254.06.312.451.33,7372,6491,943414171
George GervinGeorge Gervin1979-80SASSAS7833.137.65.22.61.41.03.313.124.952.80.41.331.46.57.685.22,9342,58540320211079254208
Allen IversonAllen Iverson2005-06PHIPHI7233.043.13.27.41.90.13.411.325.344.71.03.132.39.411.581.43,1032,37723253214010248121-3
Michael JordanMichael Jordan1992-93CHICHI7832.639.36.75.52.80.82.712.725.749.51.02.935.26.17.383.73,0672,54152242822161207188
Michael JordanMichael Jordan1988-89CHICHI8132.540.28.08.02.90.83.611.922.253.80.31.227.68.39.885.03,2552,63365265023465290247
George GervinGeorge Gervin1981-82SASSAS7932.335.75.02.41.00.62.712.625.250.00.10.527.87.08.186.42,8172,5513921877745210215
Tracy McGradyTracy McGrady2002-03ORLORL7532.139.46.55.51.70.82.611.124.245.72.36.038.67.79.779.32,9542,40748841112459195156+201