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WNBA playoffs: All-time leaders for most career points in postseason history

Phoenix Mercury's Diana Taurasi sits atop the all-time scoring leaderboard with 1,279 points to her name heading into the 2021 postseason.

The three-time WNBA Champion and two-time WNBA Finals MVP has amassed her playoff points total in 61 games across 10 postseasons. Her average of 21.0 points per game is good for sixth-best in WNBA playoff history.

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She is one of four active players in the top 10, with the others being Candace Parker, Angel McCoughtry and Dewanna Bonner.

Top 10 all-time career scorers in WNBA playoffs
Player Total points Games played
1. Diana Taurasi 1,279 61
2. Tamika Catchings 1,141 68
3. Maya Moore 1,077 56
4. Lindsay Whalen 953 82
5. Lisa Leslie 908 52
6. Seimone Augustus 901 58
7. Candace Parker 893 48
8. Angel McCoughtry 875 41
9. Deanna Nolan 867 48
10. Dewanna Bonner 752 57

After Bonner, the next three active players have quite some distance to cover before they can make it into the top 10.

Elena Delle Donne (655 points, 17th), Kristi Tolliver (636, 18th) and Sue Bird (627, 20th) are the next three active players, all within the top 20 all-time.

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