Kobe Bryant has emerged as the league's leading scorer at 26.9 points per game.
The Lakers guard has put up the most efficient numbers of his career through nine games, shooting 53.1% from the field, 41% from three-point range and 91.8% from the line.
Bryant recently overtook Houston Rockets guard James Harden, who is a close second at 26.7 points. Harden isn't nearly as accurate as Bryant, with percentages at 44.1%, 25.9% and 83.5%, respectively.
Others averaging 23 points a game or more include LeBron James (24.8), Kevin Durant (24.5), Kyrie Irving (24.3) and Carmelo Anthony (23.3).