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George Mikan of the Minneapolis Lakers with a 28.3 average for the 1948-49 season. The league was known as the Basketball Association of America at that time. The first rookie to lead the league in scoring when it was known, as it is today, as the National Basketball Association was Wilt Chamberlain who averaged 37.6 points in the 1959-60 season.

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Kareem Abdul Jabar has the highest amount of points scored for a career in the NBA with 38387. The most scored in a season is held by Wilt Chamberlain with 50.4 points. Wilt also hold the record for most points scored in a game being 100 points.

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