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NBA Scoring Champs Quiz

How many players can you name who have a won an NBA scoring title?
Prior to 1970, scoring titles were awarded by total number of points, not a per-game average
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First submittedApril 27, 2012
Last updatedApril 10, 2019
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Year
PPG
Player
2019
36.1
James Harden
2018
30.4
James Harden
2017
31.6
Russell Westbrook
2016
30.1
Stephen Curry
2015
28.1
Russell Westbrook
2014
32.0
Kevin Durant
2013
28.7
Carmelo Anthony
2012
28.0
Kevin Durant
2011
27.7
Kevin Durant
2010
30.1
Kevin Durant
2009
30.2
Dwyane Wade
2008
30.0
LeBron James
2007
31.6
Kobe Bryant
2006
35.4
Kobe Bryant
2005
30.7
Allen Iverson
2004
28.0
Tracy McGrady
2003
32.1
Tracy McGrady
2002
31.4
Allen Iverson
2001
31.1
Allen Iverson
2000
29.7
Shaquille O'Neal
1999
26.8
Allen Iverson
1998
28.7
Michael Jordan
1997
29.6
Michael Jordan
1996
30.4
Michael Jordan
1995
29.3
Shaquille O'Neal
Year
PPG
Player
1994
29.8
David Robinson
1993
32.6
Michael Jordan
1992
30.1
Michael Jordan
1991
31.5
Michael Jordan
1990
33.6
Michael Jordan
1989
32.5
Michael Jordan
1988
35.0
Michael Jordan
1987
37.1
Michael Jordan
1986
30.3
Dominique Wilkins
1985
32.9
Bernard King
1984
30.6
Adrian Dantley
1983
28.4
Alex English
1982
32.3
George Gervin
1981
30.7
Adrian Dantley
1980
33.1
George Gervin
1979
29.6
George Gervin
1978
27.2
George Gervin
1977
31.1
Pete Maravich
1976
31.1
Bob McAdoo
1975
34.5
Bob McAdoo
1974
30.6
Bob McAdoo
1973
34.0
Nate Archibald
1972
34.8
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
1971
31.7
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Year
PPG
Player
1970
31.2
Jerry West
1969
28.4
Elvin Hayes
1968
27.1
Dave Bing
1967
35.6
Rick Barry
1966
33.5
Wilt Chamberlain
1965
34.7
Wilt Chamberlain
1964
36.9
Wilt Chamberlain
1963
44.8
Wilt Chamberlain
1962
50.4
Wilt Chamberlain
1961
38.4
Wilt Chamberlain
1960
37.6
Wilt Chamberlain
1959
29.2
Bob Pettit
1958
27.8
George Yardley
1957
25.6
Paul Arizin
1956
25.7
Bob Pettit
1955
22.7
Neil Johnston
1954
24.5
Neil Johnston
1953
22.3
Neil Johnston
1952
25.4
Paul Arizin
1951
28.4
George Mikan
1950
27.4
George Mikan
1949
28.3
George Mikan
1948
21.0
Max Zaslofsky
1947
23.2
Joe Fulks
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level 16
Apr 24, 2013
nice quiz
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level 49
Aug 6, 2019
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level 11
May 14, 2013
With 1 second left i got McGrady to go 31/31 :D
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level 77
Apr 28, 2014
I got the top 10 answers minus Durant and Iverson. My knowledge of basketball is slightly better than my knowledge of golf.
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level 18
Jun 6, 2014
1971 should be lou alcindor even if his name changed it dosent change int the records books
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level 9
May 11, 2017
true
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level 41
Jun 27, 2014
Here's my trick for scoring related basketball quizzes. Always put Pete Maravich
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level 66
Nov 3, 2014
My tip for all basketball quizzes is answer "Jordan." He's in most of 'em. But, then again, I don't know much about what my high school algebra teacher called "bassetball." :D
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level 76
Apr 16, 2015
I'm not a b-ball fan, but on these quizzes I always put Jordan, Jabar, Bryant, O'Neal, and Chamberlain. I also add Bird and Johnson but they didn't show up this time. Should have remembered Pistol Pete, though.
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level 73
Mar 16, 2015
Surprised by two things on here. 1. LeBron has only won once. 2. Chamberlain's dominance. I know he was dominant, but every time I see the numbers, I am just in awe of just how incredible he must have been to watch (except during free throws).
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level 28
Apr 17, 2015
Am I stupid, or is "Dwyane" supposed to be "Dwayne"?
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level 57
Apr 18, 2015
Unfortunately that is correct...I don't believe you're the stupid one
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level 49
Apr 23, 2018
Believe it or not, it's actually spelled "Dwyane". They messed it up at the hospital but decided to keep it
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level 61
Feb 17, 2016
Excluding Kobe and Jordan, it seems like for the most part, being the scoring champion doesn't correlate to success in the Finals.
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level 71
Apr 15, 2016
Man...how did I miss Max Zaslofsky?
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level 79
Apr 15, 2016
Probably because his last name isn't easy to spell? Or, at least, that's what happened to me.
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level 61
Apr 15, 2016
I must say, I am incredibly proud of myself for getting Max Zaslofsky, although I admit I only know him from reading "The Big Book of Jewish Sports Stars."
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level 14
Jul 21, 2016
should include the teams
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level 22
Mar 9, 2017
frogot ekke
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level 61
Oct 12, 2017
There's a mistake. 1968 isn't Bing. He was 2nd that year. Oscar Robertson was 1st.
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level ∞
Apr 12, 2018
I added a caveat. Prior to 1970, scoring titles were awarded based on total points scored, not on a per-game average.
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level 80
Aug 9, 2018
"To David Robinson and Shaq, you're welcome." - Michael Jordan
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level 61
Oct 13, 2018
James Harden may be the current scoring champ, but he is also the worst (read: laziest) defender in league history. Here's just a smattering: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8eKEhKfsIjo
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level 49
Aug 6, 2019
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