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Team USA: All-time leaders for career points in Olympics history

Prior to the Tokyo Olympics, Carmelo Anthony sat atop Team USA's all-time leaderboard for career points in the Olympics.

He had 336 points to his name, which includes Team USA's single-game scoring record of 37 points against Nigeria in the 2012 Olympics in London.

However, Kevin Durant eclipsed him with his scoring at the Tokyo Olympics.

MORE: How does Melo's heat check vs. Nigeria rank against the NBA's best?

That said, here's a look at the top 10 players for all-time scorers for Team USA in Olympics history:

Rank Player Career points Career average Olympics played
1. Kevin Durant 435 19.7 2020, 2016, 2012
2. Carmelo Anthony 336 10.8 2016, 2012, 2008, 2004
3. LeBron James 273 11.4 2012, 2008, 2004
4. David Robinson 270 11.3 1996, 1992, 1988
5. Michael Jordan 256 16.0 1992, 1984
6. Charles Barkley 231 15.4 1996, 1992
7. Chris Mullin 196 12.3 1992, 1984
8. Dwyane Wade 186 11.6 2008, 2004
9. Karl Malone 171 10.7 1996, 1992
10. Scottie Pippen 170 10.6 1996, 1992

After scoring 156 total points at the London Olympics (2012) and 155 at the Rio Olympics (2016), Durant added another 124 in Tokyo to take his career points tally for Team USA to 435.

His average of 19.7 is the most by any player for Team USA.

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