National Basketball League

Australia

Single-Game Scoring Records

Individual
(incomplete below 57)
Regular Season
71 pts. Al Green, West Adelaide Bearcats v Frankston Bears, May. 25, 1984
69 pts. Devon Sharman, Morley Rockets v. Bedford, Jan, 13, 2015
63 pts. Reg Biddings, Forrestville Eagles v Bankstown Bruins, Apr. 12, 1981
61 pts. Shane Heal, Brisbane Bullets at Townsville Suns, Sep. 23, 1994 (19-29 FGs12-19 threes)
60 pts. Al Green, West Adelaide Bearcats v Sydney Supersonics, May 5, 1984
60 pts. Andrew Gaze, Melbourne Tigers (L 127-137) Newcastle Falcons, Jul. 11, 1987 (9 a.•27 pts. in 3rd qtr.)
59 pts. Al Green, West Adelaide Bearcats v Coburg Giants, May 19, 1984
59 pts. Andrew Gaze, Melbourne Tigers at Illawarra Hawks, Jul. 27, 1991 Jul. 21? (56 pts. in 1st 36 minutes; 23-29 FG, 11 assists) at the Snakepit, Wollongong
Teammate Dave Colbert, scores 42 pts. in same 7/21/1991 game; last time in NBL two players, same team, score over 40 in one game.
58 pts. Andrew Gaze, Melbourne Tigers v Newcastle Falcons, Sep. 20, 1986
57 pts. James Crawford, Perth Wildcats (W 153-119) at Melbourne Tigers, Sep. 6, 1987 (11 reb)
Tigers' Andrew Gaze scored 48 pts. in same Sep. 6, 1987 games.
57 pts. Wayne McDaniel, Hobart Tassie Devils v Adelaide 36ers, Aug. 18, 1989 (12 reb.)
56 pts. Scott Fisher, North Melbourne Giants at Hobart Devils, May 11, 1991 (10 reb.)
55 pts. Leroy Loggins, Brisbane Bullets (L 118-123) at Melbourne Tigers, May 3, 1987 at Albert Park
Andrew Gaze scores 54 pts. for Melbourne in same game. (3rd, & last time in NBL)
54 pts. Leroy Loggins, Brisbane Bullets (L 132-134) Coburg Giants, Jun. 13, 1986
Giants' Jim Foster scored 50 pts. in same 6/13/86 game.
54 pts. Andrew Gaze, Melbourne Tigers (L 111-123) at Canberra Cannons, Apr. 24, 1987 (14 reb.•1st 50 of 9 in season)
54 pts. Andrew Gaze, Melbourne Tigers (W 123-118) Brisbane Bullets, May 3, 1987 at Albert Park, Melbourne
Leroy Loggins scores 55 pts. for Brisbane in same game.
54 pts. Andrew Gaze, Melbourne Tigers (L 114-136) Canberra Cannons, Sep. 12, 1987 (16 FT•13 a.•9 reb.•fouled out w/3 min. left•198 pts in 4 games)
54 pts. “Stormin” Norman Taylor, Illawarra Hawks (W 122-117) Eastside Melbourne Spectres, May 18, 1990 (13 reb.)
54 pts. Jason Reese, Canberra Cannons (W 137-79) Geelong Supercats, Jun. 13, 1992 (22 reb.•in 34 min.)
54 pts. Andrew Gaze, Melbourne Tigers at Illawarra (Wollongong) Hawks, Feb. 17, 1998 at the Glasshouse
53 pts. Calvin “Black Pearl” Bruton, Brisbane Bullets, 1979
53 pts. Andrew Gaze, Melbourne Tigers (L 111-123) Canberra Cannons, Apr. 24, 1987 (14 reb.)
53 pts. Jerry Everett, Newcastle Falcons (W 151-126) Westside Melbourne Saints, Sep. 19, 1987
Paul Kuiper scored 47 pts. for Westside in same contest.
53 pts. Ricky Jones, Townsville Suns at South East Melbourne Magic, Sep. 23, 1993 (22-37 FGs•8 reb.)
52 pts. Steve Carfino, Hobart Devils (W 129-96) Melboune Tigers, May 24, 1986 (2nd time)
52 pts. Vince Hinchen, Eastside Melbourne Spectres at West Sydney Westars, May 17, 1987 (7 a.)
52 pts. James Crawford, Perth Wildcats (W 123-106) at Westside Melbourne Saints, Aug. 8, 1987 (13 reb.)
52 pts. Andrew Gaze, Melbourne Tigers (W 114-112) North Melbourne Giants, Sep. 19, 1987 (10 reb.•23 in 4th qtr.; Last game of regular season; 252 pts. in 5 games.)
52 pts. Jerry Everett, Newcastle Falcons (L 121-131) at North Melbourne Giants, Feb. 26, 1988 (21-27 FGs•10 reb.)
52 pts. Wayne McDaniels, Newcastle Falcons (W 141-130) North Melbourne Giants, May 6, 1988 (13 reb.)
Giants' Tim Dillon had 49 pts. in same 5/6/88 game.
52 pts. David Colbert, Melbourne Tigers at Perth Wildcats, Sep. 26, 1990
51 pts. Roland Brooks, Perth Wildcats v. Adelaide 36ers, Aug. 26, 1985
51 pts. James Crawford, Canberra Cannons (W 133-121) St. Kilda Saints, Aug. 23, 1986 53?
51 pts. Andrew Gaze, Melbourne Tigers (L 108-133) at Adelaide 36ers, Aug. 1, 1987 (12 reb.) at the Apollo
51 pts. Joe Hurst, Hobart Devils at Brisbane Bullets, Apr. 15, 1988 (10 reb.)
51 pts. Bruce Bolden, Eastside Melbourne Spectres (W 138-121) at Hobart Devils, Aug. 31, 1990 (15 reb.)
51 pts. Andrew Gaze, Melbourne Tigers (L 122-142) at Geelong Supercats, Sep. 22, 1991 (10 a.•7 stl.)
51 pts. Andrew Gaze, Melbourne Tigers v. Hobart Devils, Sep. 6, 1992 at Melbourne Park
51 pts. Jason Reese, Canberra Cannons v. Geelong Supercats, Jul. 9, 1993 (22-29 FGs•11 reb.)
51 pts. Derek Rucker, Townsville Suns v. Brisbane Bullets, Mar. 10, 1998 Mar. 20?
51 pts. Shane Heal, Sydney Kings v. Wollongong Hawks, Feb. 10, 2001
51 pts. Cortez Groves, Wollongong Hawks (W 125-92) Sydney Kings, Aug. 17, 2005 (17-24 FG, 9-11 3s, 5 a., 5 st.) (Pre-season game)
51 pts. Martin Cattalini, Cairns Taipans (W 122-119O.T.) Brisbane Bullets, Nov. 22, 2006 (17-29 FG/5-11 3s/12 reb.)
51 pts. Ebi Ere, Brisbane Bullets (W 155-107) Adelaide 36ers, Jan. 19, 2008 (10-16 threes/20 pts in 2nd qtr./sat w/8:16 left) 3,467
50 pts. Michael Johnson, Newcastle Falcons, 1981-1989
50 pts. Al Green, West Adelaide Bearcats v. Illawarra Hawks, Feb. 25, 1984
50 pts. Andrew Gaze, Melbourne Tigers v. Hobart Devils, 1985 (1st game played in NBL) at Kingsborough Park
50 pts. Jim Foster, Coburg Giants (W 134-132) at Brisbane Bullets, Jun. 13, 1986
Bullets' Leroy Loggins had 54 pts. in same 6/13/86 game.
50 pts. Paul Stanley, Melbourne Tigers (W 121-109) Sydney Supersonics, Aug. 23, 1986 Teammate Andrew Gaze 44 pts.
50 pts. Bennie Lewis, St. Kilda Saints (W 114-110) at Coburg Giants, Sep. 14, 1986 (99 pts. in 2 games/days) (Teammate Ken Epperson 40 pts.)
50 pts. Wayne McDaniel, Canberra Cannons (L 127-129) Newcastle Falcons, 1987 (Cannons' Phil Smyth 41 pts.)
50 pts. Leroy Loggins, Brisbane Bullets v, Newcastle Falcons, Jun. 27, 1987 (11 reb.)
50 pts. Michel Johnson, Newcastle Falcons (W 146-123) Canberra Cannons, Mar. 5, 1988 (2nd time•Cannons' Wayne McDaniel 42 pts.)
50 pts. Michael Johnson, Newcastle Falcons at Westside Melbourne Saints, Sep. 14, 1989 (9 reb.)
50 pts. Bobby Locke, Geelong Supercats v Illawarra Hawks, Apr. 27, 1990 (1st game after 24 hour flight from United States.)
50 pts. Calvin Talford, Hobart Devils at Brisbane Bullets, Apr. 8, 1994 (15-19 FGs)
50 pts. Andrew Gaze, Melbourne Tigers (W 130-116) at Canberra Cannons, Apr. 30, 1994 (18-28 FGs•5 threes•9 FT•31 in 1st half)
50 pts. Shane Heal, Sydney Kings (W 132-104) Wollongong Hawks, Feb. 10, 2001 at the Sydney Superdome 51?
50 pts. Carlos Powell, New Zealand Breakers (L 117-119O.T.) at Melbourne Tigers, Dec. 17, 2006 (9 reb. 8 a.)
50 pts. Chris Goulding, Melbourne Tigers (W 92-82) at Sydney Kings, Mar. 9, 2014
49 pts. James Crawford, Geelong Great Shape Cats (W 159-89) Hobart Tassie Devils, Apr. 8, 1984
49 pts. Roland Brooks, Perth Wild Cats (W 126-111) Adelaide 36ers, Aug. 16, 1985
49 pts. Larando Drake, Illawarra Hawks, Aug. 18, 1985
49 pts. Andrew Gaze, Melbourne Giants (L 133-156) Newcastle Falcons, Aug. 2, 1986 (Falcons' Wayne McDaniels 40 pts.)
49 pts. Dane Suttle, Geelong Cats (W 129-120) Newcastle Falcons, Sep. 1986
49 pts. Bennie Lewis, St. Kilda Saints (L 118-126) Geelong Supercats, Sep. 13, 1986
49 pts. Andrew Gaze, Melbourne Tigers v Sydney Supersonics, 1987
49 pts. Tim Dillon, North Melbourne Giants (L 130-141) Newcastle Hunters, May 6, 1988
Hunters' Wayne McDaniel scored 52 pts. in same 5/6/88 game.
49 pts. Jerry Everett, Newcastle Falcons (W 125-120) North Melbourne Giants, Jun. 2, 1989 (13 reb.) (Giants' Scott Fisher 45 pts.)
49 pts. “Stormin” Norman Taylor, Illawarra Hawks (W 141-132O.T.) Newcastle Falcons, Jul. 1, 1989 (Falcons' Greg Hubbard 40 pts.)
49 pts. Simon Kerle, Townsville Suns v Sydney Kings, May. 2, 1997
49 pts. Derek Rucker, Brisbane Bullets (L 112-122) at Townsville Crocodiles, Feb. 7, 2004 (16-28 FG)
49 pts. Kirk Penney, New Zealand Breakers (W 103-89) Adelaide 36ers, Jan. 21, 2010
48 pts. Learando Drake, Illawarra Hawks, 1985
48 pts. Dane Suttle, Geelong Supercats (W 123-105) Coburg Giants, May 3, 1986 May 2?
48 pts. Dane Suttle, Geelong Supercats v. Adelaide 36ers, Aug. 30, 1986
48 pts. Kendal Pinder, Perth Wildcats, Jun. 6, 1987
48 pts. Andrew Gaze, Melbourne Tigers (L 119-153) Perth Wildcats, Sep. 6, 1987 (1st game back from disabled list)
Perth's James Crawford scored 57 pts. in same Sep. 6, '87 game.
48 pts. Darryl Pearce, Adelaide 36ers (W 148-118) Newcastle Falcons, Feb. 20, 1988
48 pts. Wayne McDaniel, Hobart Devils (W 115-113O.T.) Westside Melbourne, Apr. 8, 1990
48 pts. Andrew Gaze, Melbourne Tigers (L 125-127) Eastside Melbourne Spectres, Jun. 24, 1990
48 pts. Andrew Gaze, Melbourne Tigers (W 111-109) North Melbourne Giants, Aug. 23, 1991
48 pts. Mike Mitchell, Gold Coast Rollers (W 114-111) Canberra Cannons, Aug. 23, 1991
48 pts. Dwayne McClain, Sydney Kings (W 125-103) Illawarra Hawks, Jul. 18, 1992
47 pts. Dave Nelson, Canberra Cannons (W 97-84) at Perth Wildcats, Feb. 17, 1984
47 pts. Al Green, Adelaide 36ers v. Illawarra Hawks, Jul. 20, 1985
47 pts. Tiny Pinder, Sydney Supersonics (W 127-94) Hobart Devils, Sep. 13/1986 9/12? 9/14?
47 pts. Paul Stanley, Hobart Devils (L 105-116) Sydney Supersonics, May 1987
47 pts. Andrew Gaze, Melbourne Tigers (L 99-122) Adelaide 36ers, Aug. 1987
47 pts. Paul Kuiper, Westside Melbourne Saints (L 126-151) Newcastle Falcons, Sep. 1987
Jerry Everett scored 53 pts. in same September 1987 game.
47 pts. Andrew Gaze, Melbourne Tigers (W 114-110) Geelong Supercats, May 7, 1988 May 8?
47 pts. Jerry Everett, Newcastle Falcons v. Perth Wildcats, May 14, 1988
47 pts. Carlos Kelly, Bulleen Boomers (W 114-97) Canberra Gunners, Jun. 18, 1988 (19 reb.•7 a.)
47 pts. Leroy Loggins, Brisbane Bullets (W 170-127) Illawarra Hawks, May 13, 1989
47 pts. Scott Fisher, North Melbourne Giants (W 148-122) Illawara Hawks, Jun. 8, 1990 (32 in 2nd half)
47 pts. Derek Rucker, Brisbane Bullets (L 132-133) Melboure Tigers, Sep. 1990 (Tigers' Andrew Gaze 45 pts.)
47 pts. Ricky “Rainman” Jones, Townsville Suns (L 106-110) at Newcastle Falcons, Apr. 17, 1993 (19 reb.)
47 pts. Andrew Gaze, Melbourne Tigers (W 125-119O.T.) Brisbane Bullets, Jul. 1994 11,887 (9 a.•8 reb.) (Bullets' Leroy Loggins 41 pts.)
46 pts. Reg Biddings, Adelaide City Eagles v. Westate Wildcats, Jul. 2, 1982
46 pts. Michael Jones, Illawarra Hawks, Apr. 24, 1983
46 pts. Andrew Gaze, Melbourne Tigers (W 120-111) St. Kilda Saints, May 1986
46 pts. Steve Carfino, Hobart Devils (W 101-85) Coburg Giants. Aug. 1986
46 pts. Mark Davis, Adelaide 36ers v. Newcastle Falcons, Jun. 5, 1987
46 pts. Steve Carfino, Hobart Devils (L 95-98) Sydney Kings, Jul. 1, 1989
46 pts. Andrew Gaze, Melbourne Tigers v. Townsville Suns, Sep. 3, 1993
46 pts. Rob Rose, Adelaide 36ers v. Newcastle Falcons, Sep. 22, 1995
46 pts. Clayton Ritter, Illawarra Hawks, Feb. 28, 1998
46 pts. Brad Newley, Townsville Crocodiles v. Cairns Taipans, Dec. 16, 2006
46 pts. Adam “Balls” Ballinger, Adelaide 36ers (W 104-77) Singapore Slingers, Dec. 15, 2007 (19 pts. in 2nd qtr.)
N.B.L. Philips Championship
52 pts. Dave Colbert, Melbourne Tigers v Perth Wildcats, Sep. 26, 1990
45 pts. “Mean” Al Green, Adelaide 36ers v Newcastle Falcons, Aug. 31, 1985
45 pts. Kavossy Franklin, Hunter Pirates (W 140-1352 O.T.s) Wollongong Hawks, Feb. 12, 2005

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