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Active players who have averaged 30 or more points

Only the best players make it to the National Basketball Association (NBA), which is considered the highest competition in basketball in the world


Only the best players make it to the National Basketball Association (), which is considered the highest competition in basketball in the world, with dozens of elements arriving each year, but not all of them manage to stay.

As the saying goes, it’s one thing to get there and another to stay, and to do so at a high level. consistently It is something worthy of admiration, as evidenced by several historical players that we will talk about below.

There are many good scorers in the league, but not all of them have reached average 30 or more points during a seasonconsidered quite a feat due to the high competition.

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Currently, there are only 8 players who are still active, who have managed to average 30 or more points per game for a whole year, some even doing it more than once.

Starting with this exclusive list, we have currently player of Los Angeles Lakers who comes from averaging 30.3 points per game last season, the third time he has done so, although this was at age 37, in his nineteenth season in the NBA.

During the 2005/2006 academic year, his third year in the league when he was part of the Cleveland Cavaliers, he averaged 31.4 points, and in his fifth year also with the ‘Cavs’, he averaged exactly 30 per night, being the basket champion on that occasion.

has been a 4-time NBA basketball champion. Photo: AP News

Kevin Durantwho is a player for the Brooklyn Nets, and who has been 4 times NBA basketball champion, has managed to average 2 times in a season above 30 points, in 2009/2010 30.1, and in 2013/2014 with 32, both for the Oklahoma City Thunder.

, today an element of the Philadelphia 76ersaveraged 30.4 points in the 2017/2018 season, 36.1 in 2018/2019, and 34.3 in 2019/2020 for the Houston Rockets, being the basket-playing champion in each of these seasons.

The brand new NBA champion with the Golden State Warriors, and its greatest figure, , has been the league’s basketball champion twice, one in the 2015/2016 season and the other in 2020/2021, averaging 30.1 in the first and 32 in the second.

Bradley Beal, shooting guard for the Washington Wizardsis the last on this list that has had at least 2 seasons averaging 30 or more points, and he did so consecutively, in the 2019/2020 and 2020/2021 courses, leaving averages of 30.5 and 31.3, respectively.

Joel Embiid is the current canastero champion. Photo: AP News

Last but not least, we have Russell Westbrookcurrent Lakers player, Damian Lillard of the Portland Trail Blazers, and Joel Embid of the Philadelphia 76ers.

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Westbrook averaged 31.6 in the 2016/2017 season, the year he was named the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Most Valuable Player of the season. Lillard averaged exactly 30 points in the 2019/2020 campaign, and Embiid has just won the previous season, averaging 30.6 per night.