National Basketball Association

Single-Game Scoring Records

Go to Lists of Historic One-Game Scoring Record Holders for Each Franchise in the N.B.A.
For List of Historic One-Game Scoring Record Holders of the N.B.A., see the 100 Point Page

100 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors 169-147 New York Knicks, at Hershey, Pa., 3/2/1962
81 pts. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers 122-104 Toronto Raptors, 1/22/2006 (55 pts. in 2nd half; 28 pts. in 4th qtr. 132 pts. in 2 games, 28-46 FG, 18-20 FT)
78 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors 147-1513 O.T. Los Angeles Lakers, 12/8/1961 4,022
[Elgin Baylor scored 63 pts. for Lakers in same game]
73 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors 135-117 Chicago Packers, 1/13/1962 3,516
73 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors 127-111 at New York Knicks, 11/16/1962 7,146
73 pts. David Thompson, Denver Nuggets 137-139 at Detroit Pistons, 4/9/1978
72 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors 115-127 Los Angeles Lakers, 11/3/1962
71 pts. Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles Lakers 123-108 at New York Knicks, 11/15/1960
71 pts. David Robinson, San Antonio Spurs 112-97 at Los Angeles Clippers, 4/25/1994 [4/24?]
70 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors (L 148-163) Syracuse Nationals, 3/10/1963
70 pts. Devin Booker, Phoenix Suns (L 120-130) Boston Celtics, 3/24/2017 (21 FGs•4-11 threes•24-26 FT•28 in 4th qtr.•51 in 2nd half)
69 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls 117-113O.T. at Cleveland Cavaliers, 3/28/1990
68 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia 76ers 143-123 at Chicago Bulls, 12/16/1967 4,394
68 pts. Pete Maravich, New Orleans Jazz 127-107 New York Knicks, 2/25/1977 11,033
67 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors 135-126 New York Knicks, 3/9/1961 2,216
67 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors 121-128 at St. Louis Hawks, 2/17/1962 10,112
67 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors 135-148 New York Knicks, 2/25/1962 4,635
[Richie Guerin scored 50 pts. for Knicks in game.]
67 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors v. Los Angeles Lakers, 1/11/1963
66 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Los Angeles Lakers 134-116 Phoenix Suns, 2/9/1969
65 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors 132-152 at Cincinnati Royals, 2/13/1962 7,909
65 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors (W 147-137) at St. Louis Hawks, 2/27/1962 7,875
65 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors vs. Los Angeles Lakers, 1/11/1963
65 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia 76ers (W 132-125) Los Angeles Lakers, 2/7/1966 8,439
65 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia 76ers v Los Angeles Lakers, 12/29/1966
65 pts. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers (W 116-111O.T.) Portland Trail Blazers, 3/16/2007 (23-39 FGs, 8-12 3s, 24 in 4th, 9 in OT)
64 pts. Elgin Baylor, Minneapolis Lakers 136-115 Boston Celtics, 11/8/1959
64 pts. Rick Barry, Golden State Warriors 143-120 Portland Trailblazers, 3/26/1974
64 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls 124-128O.T. Orlando Magic, 1/16/1993
63 pts. Joe Fulks, Philadelphia Warriors 108-87 Indianapolis Jets, 2/10/1949
63 pts. Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles Lakers 151-1473 O.T. at Philadelphia Warriors, 12/8/1961 4,022
[Wilt Chamberlain 78 pts. for Warriors, same game]
63 pts. Jerry West, Los Angeles Lakers 129-121 New York Knicks, 1/17/1962 (24 in 3rd qtr.) 2,766
63 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors v Los Angeles Lakers, 12/14/1962
63 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors 117-128 at Philadelphia 76ers, 11/26/1964 3,877
63 pts. George Gervin, San Antonio Spurs 132-153 at New Orleans Jazz, 4/9/1978 8,336
63 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls 131-1352 O.T. at Boston Celtics, 4/20/1986 Playoffs 14,890
62 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors 136-145 at Boston Celtics, 1/14/1962 (135 pts. in 2 games) 7,601
62 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors 136-130O.T. St. Louis Hawks, at Detroit, 1/17/1962 8,379 (249 pts. in 4 games)
62 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors 139-132O.T. Syracuse Nationals, at Utica, N.Y., 1/21/1962 (30th over 50 on year) 4,500
62 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors 123-103 New York Knicks, 1/29/1963
62 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors 122-106 at Cincinnati Royals, 11/15/1964
62 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia 76ers 135-125 San Francisco Warriors, 3/3/1966
62 pts. Tracy McGrady, Orlando Magic 108-99 Washington Wizards, 3/10/2004 [1/15/2002?]
62 pts. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers (W -) Dallas Mavericks, 12/20/2005 (In 3 qtrs; 30 pts. 3rd quarter)
62 pts. Carmelo Anthony, New York Knicks 125-96 Charlotte Bobcats, 1/24/2014 (23-25 FGs•13 reb.•in 39 min.•20/17/19/6) at Madison Square Garden
61 pts. George Mikan, Minneapolis Lakers (91-812 O.T.s) Rochester Royals, 1/20/1952
61 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors 135-113 Chicago Packers, 12/9/1961 (139 pts. in 2 games) 3,000
61 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors 139-121 St. Louis Hawks, 2/22/1962 13,692
61 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors 128-119 Chicago Packers, 2/28/1962 4,860
61 pts. Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles Lakers (W 126-121) at Boston Celtics, 4/14/1962 Playoff Finals GAme 13,909
61 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors (L 139-143) Cincinnati Royals, 11/21/1962
61 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors (W 136-124) Syracuse Nationals, 12/11/1962
61 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors (W 130-110) St. Louis Hawks, 12/18/1962
61 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls 125-120O.T. Detroit Pistons, 3/4/1987
61 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls 114-117 Atlanta Hawks, 4/16/1987 18,122
61 pts. Karl Malone, Utah Jazz (W 144-96) Milwaukee Bucks, 1/27/1990 1991?
61 pts. Shaquille O'Neal, Los Angeles Lakers (W 123-103) Los Angeles Clippers, 3/6/2000
61 pts. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers (W 126-117) at New York Knicks, 2/2/2009 (18 in 1st qtr•34 at half•19-31 FGs•3-6 3s•20-20 FTs) Madison Square Garden
61 pts. LeBron James, Miami Heat (W 124-107) Charlotte Bobcats, 3/3/2014 (22-33 FGs•8-10 threes•9 FT)
60 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors v Los Angeles Lakers, 12/1/1961
60 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors 123-118 Los Angeles Lakers, at Hershey, Pa., 12/29/1961 5,000
[Elgin Baylor scored 52 pts for Lakers in same game]
60 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Los Angeles Lakers 126-113 Cincinnati Royals, at Cleveland, 1/26/1969
60 pts. Bernard King, New York Knicks 114-120 New Jersey Nets, 12/25/1984 (40 pts. in 1st half)
60 pts. Larry Bird, Boston Celtics 126-115 Atlanta Hawks, at New Orleans, 3/12/1985
60 pts. Tom Chambers, Phoenix Suns 121-95 Seattle Supersonics, 3/24/1990
60 pts. Allen Iverson, Philadelphia 76ers 112-99 Orlando Magic, 2/12/2005
60 pts. Gilbert Arenas, Washington Wizards (W 147-141O.T.) at Los Angeles Lakers, 12/17/2006 (16 in OT; 17-32 FG/5-12 3s/21-27 FT/8 a./8 reb.)
60 pts. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers (W 121-119) at Memphis Grizzlies, 3/22/2007 (175 pts. in 3 straight games.)
60 pts. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers (W 101-96) Utah Jazz, 4/13/2016 (23 in 4th qtr.•37-yrs. old•last game)
60 pts. Klay Thompson, Golden State Warriors (W 142-106) Indiana Pacers, 12/5/2016 (21-33 FGs•8-14 threes•10-11 FT•in 29 min./3 qtrs.•40 at half)
59 pts. Jack Twyman, Cincinnati Royals 122-118 Minneapolis Lakers, 1/15/1960
59 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors v. New York Knicks, 12/25/1961
59 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors (W 136-130) New York Knicks, 2/8/1962
59 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors v. New York Knicks, 10/30/1962
59 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors v. Cincinnati Royals, 11/18/1962
59 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors v. St. Louis Hawks, 12/2/1962
59 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors (L 103-110) Los Angeles Lakers, 12/6/1963
59 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors (W 139-117) at Philadelphia 76ers, 1/28/1964 2,310
59 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors v. Detroit Pistons, 2/11/1964
59 pts. Purvis Short, Golden State Warriors (L 114-131) New Jersey Nets, 11/17/1984
59 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls v. Detroit Pistons, 4/3/1988
59 pts. Anthony Davis, New Orleans Pelicans (W 111-106) at Detroit Pistons, 2/21/2016 (24-34 FGs•2 threes•9-10 FT•20 reb.)
59 pts. Damian Lillard, Portland Trail Blazers (W 101-86) Utah Jazz, 4/8/2017 (18-34 FGs•9-14 threes•14-16 FT•5 a.•26 in 1st qtr.)
58 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors 127-117 at Detroit Pistons, 1/25/1960 at Bethlehem, Pa. (42 reb.•24 FGs•10 FT)
58 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors 129-122 at New York Knicks, 2/21/1960 8,140
58 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors 129-120 at Cincinnati Royals, 2/25/1961 5,406
58 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors 135-132 Detroit Pistons, 11/4/1961 3,000
58 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors 132-128 Detroit Pistons, 11/8/1961 4,500
58 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors 129-128 New York Knicks, 3/4/1962 9,346
58 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors 138-114 Detroit Pistons, 1/24/1963 at Bakersfield College Gym 2,162
58 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors (W 134-132O.T.) New York Knicks, 12/15/1964
58 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia 76ers 131-123 Cincinnati Royals, 2/13/1967 [113th time over 50; 25 reb; 26-34 FG, 6 a]
58 pts. “Downtown” Freddie Brown, Seattle Supersonics 139-137 at Golden State Warriors, 3/23/1974
58 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls 128-113 New Jersey Nets, 2/26/1987
58 pts. Allen Iverson, Philadelphia 76ers 112-106O.T. Houston Rockets, 1/15/2002
58 pts. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers (L 124-1333 O.T.s) at Charlotte Bobcats, 12/29/2006 19,561 (22-45 FG)
58 pts. Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder (L 121-126) Portland Trail Blazers, 3/7/2017 (21-39 FGs)
57 pts. Richie Guerin, New York Knicks 152-121 Syracuse Nationals, 12/11/1959 7,778
57 pts. Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles Lakers 129-106 at Detroit Pistons, 2/16/1961 3,354 (Picked up 4 fouls by 14 minute mark.)
57 pts. Bob Pettit, St. Louis Hawks 141-138 at Detroit Pistons, 2/18/1961 3,957
57 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors 122-115 Los Angeles Lakers, 10/20/1961 4,688 (23 pts. in 2nd ¼)
57 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors 117-110 at Cincinnati Royals, 12/19,1961
57 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors v. Chicago Packers, 11/10/1962
57 pts. Rick Barry, San Francisco Warriors 137-141 at New York Knicks, 12/14/1965
57 pts. Rick Barry, San Francisco Warriors 117-110 at Cincinnati Royals, 10/29/1966 4,080 (450 pts. in 8 games; 24-47 FG, 9-14 FT, 25 reb.)
57 pts. Lou Hudson, Atlanta Hawks 133-132 Chicago Bulls, at Auburn, 11/10/1969 5,163
57 pts. Calvin Murphy, Houston Rockets 104-106 vs New Jersey Nets, 3/18/1978
57 pts. Adrian Dantley, Utah Jazz v Chicago Bulls, 12/4/1982
57 pts. Purvis Short, Golden State Warriors v. San Antonio Spurs, 1/7/1984
57 pts. Dominique Wilkins, Atlanta Hawks 126-117 New Jersey Nets, 4/10/1986
57 pts. Dominique Wilkins, Atlanta Hawks 123-95 Chicago Bulls, 12/10/1986
57 pts. Reggie Miller, Indiana Pacers 134-122 Charlotte Hornets, 11/28/1992
57 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls v Washington Wizards, 12/23/1992
57 pts. Jerry Stackhouse, Detroit Pistons 110-83 Chicago Bulls, 4/3/2001
57 pts. Michael Redd, Milwaukee Bucks 111-113 Utah Jazz, 11/11/2006
57 pts. Deron Williams, New Jersey Nets 104-101 at Charlotte Bobcats, 3/4/2012 (21-21 FT•18 pts. in 4th qtr.)
57 pts. Kyrie Irving, Cleveland Cavaliers (W 128-125O.T.) at San Antonio Spurs, 3/12/2015 (3-pter to tie at buzzer•11 pts. in OT)
57 pts. Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder (W 114-106O.T.) at Orlando Magic, 3/30/2017 (21-40 FGs•6-15 threes•9 FT•13 reb.•11 a.)
56 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors v. New York Knicks, 1/2/1961
56 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors v. Syracuse Nationals, 1/5/1961
56 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors v. Los Angeles Lakers, 1/21/1961 (43 reb.)
56 pts. Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles Lakers (W 139-127) Syracuse Nationals, 1/24/1961
56 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors v. Syracuse Nationals, 3/1/1961
56 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors v. Los Angeles Lakers, 11/17/1961
56 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors (W 121-104) Syracuse Nationals, 3/22/1962 Playoffs 7,829
56 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors (W 140-113) Detroit Pistons, 10/23/1962
56 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors v. Cincinnati Royals, 2/7/1963
56 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors v. Los Angeles Lakers, 2/16/1963
56 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors v. Baltimore Bullets, 12/1/1964
56 pts. Oscar Robertson, Cincinnati Royals 111-107 Los Angeles Lakers, 12/18/1964 4,469
56 pts. Earl “The Pearl” Monroe, Baltimore Bullets 116-119O.T. Los Angeles Lakers, 2/13/1968 4,358
56 pts. Chet Walker, Chicago Bulls 119-94 Cincinnati Royals, 2/6/1972 15,130
56 pts. Kelly Tripuka, Detroit Pistons 128-126 Chicago Bulls, 1/29/1983
56 pts. Kevin McHale, Boston Celtics 138-129 Detroit Pistons, 3/3/1985
56 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls v Philadelphia 76ers, 3/24/1987
56 pts. Tom Chambers, Phoenix Suns 131-113 at Golden State Warriors, 2/18/1990
56 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls v. Miami Heat, 4/29/1992 Playoffs
56 pts. Charles Barkley, Phoenix Suns 140-133 at Golden State Warriors, 5/4/1994 Playoffs
56 pts.Glen Rice, Miami Heat 123-117 Orlando Magic, 4/15/1995 [4/14/1994?]
56 pts. Karl Malone, Utah Jazz v. Golden State Warriors, 4/7/1998
56 pts. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers v. Memphis Grizzlies, 1/14/2002
56 pts. LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers 98-105 Toronto Raptors, 3/3/2005
56 pts. DeMarcus Cousins, Sacramento Kings 128-1292 O.T.s Charlotte Hornets, 1/25/2016 (104 in 2 games•12 reb.)
55 pts. Elgin Baylor, Minneapolis Lakers 116-96 Cincinnati Royals, at Detroit 1,399, 2/25/1959
55 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors 124-116 at Cincinnati Royals, 11/12/1959
55 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors v. New York Knicks, 2/5/1961
55 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors (L 122-126) Syracuse Nationals, 10/27/1961
55 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors (W 151-108) Syracuse Nationals, 11/9/1961 4,911
55 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors v. Chicago Bulls, 12/10/1961
55 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors (W 117-102) Detroit Pistons, 12/20/1961
55 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors v. St. Louis Hawks, 1/7/1962
55 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors v. Chicago Bulls, 1/24/1962
55 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors (L 110-116) at New York Knicks, 1/30/1962 7,771
55 pts. Cliff Hagan, St. Louis Hawks v. Cincinnati Royals, 2/11/1962
55 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors (W 118-99) Los Angeles Lakers, 11/2/1963
55 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors v. Los Angeles Lakers, 3/14/1964
55 pts. Rick Barry, San Francisco Warriors 130-124 Philadelphia 76ers, 4/18/1967 NBA Finals
55 pts. Jake Ford, Seattle Supersonics Rookie Camp Scrimmage, Sep. 1970
55 pts. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Milwaukee Bucks 120-104 Boston Celtics, 12/10/1971 10,746
55 pts. Nate Archibald, Cincinnati Royals (W 110-106) Portland Trailblazers, 2/23/1972 (20-31 FGs•15-19 FT)
55 pts. Rick Barry, Golden State Waarriors (W 108-100) Philadelphia 76ers, 1/23/1975
55 pts. Rick Barry, Golden State Warriors v. New York Knicks, 3/25/1978
55 pts. George Gervin, San Antonio Spurs at Indiana Pacers, 1/23/1980
55 pts. Adrian Dantley, Utah Jazz v. Denver Nuggets, 2/6/1981
55 pts. Bernard King, New York Knicks v. New Jersey Nets, 2/16/1985
55 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls v. Cleveland Cavaliers, 5/1/1988 Playoffs
55 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls v. Phoenix Suns, 6/16/1993 Playoff Finals Game
55 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls v. New York Knicks, 3/28/1995
55 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls v. Washington Wizards, 4/27/1997 Playoffs
55 pts. Allen Iverson, Philadelphia 76ers 98-90 New Orleans Hornets, 4/20/2003 Playoffs, 1st Round, game 1
55 pts. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers v. Washington Wizards, 3/28/2003
55 pts. Jermaine O'Neal, Indiana Pacers v. Milwaukee Bucks, 1/4/2005
55 pts. Tony Parker, San Antonio Spurs (W 129-1252 O.T.s) Minnesota Timberwolves, 11/5/2008 (22-36 FGs•10 a/•7 reb.)
55 pts. LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers (W 111-103) at Milwaukee Bucks, 2/20/2009
55 pts. Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat (W 122-105) New York Knicks, 4/12/2009 (19-30 FGs•6 threes•50 in 3 qtrs.)
55 pts. Brandon Jennings, Milwaukee Bucks (W 129-125) Golden State Warriors, 11/14/2009 (Youngest to score 50 in NBA•29 in 3rd qtr.)
55 pts. Kyrie Irving, Cleveland Cavaliers (W 99-94) Portland Trail Blazers, 1/28/2015 (17-36 FGs•11-19 threes•10-10 FT•5 a.)
55 pts. DeMarcus Cousins, Sacramento Kings (W 126-121) Portland Trainblazers, 12/20/2016
54 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors v. Detroit Pistons, 12/12/1961
54 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors (L 133-151) Cincinnati Royals, 1/18/1962
54 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors v. Chicago Bulls, 11/9/1962
54 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors v. Cincinnati Royals, 3/1/1963
54 pts. Elvin Hayes, San Diego Rockets 122-120 at Detroit Pistons, 11/13/1968 4,523
54 pts. Dave Bing, Detroit Pistons 112-125 Chicago Bulls, 2/21/1971 8,520
54 pts. John Havlicek, Boston Celtics 134-107 Atlanta Hawks, 4/1/1973, Playoffs 134-109?
54 pts. Fred Brown, Seattle SuperSonics (W 127-123) Phoenix Suns, 3/27/1974
54 pts. Alex English, Denver Nuggets v. Houston Rockets, 10/25/1985
54 pts. Dominique Wilkins, Atlanta Hawks v. Boston Celtics, 2/3/1987
54 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls v. Cleveland Cavaliers, 11/3/1989
54 pts. Michael Adams, Denver Nuggets v. Milwaukee Bucks, 3/23/1991
54 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls (L 118-120O.T.) Los Angeles Lakers, 11/20/1992
54 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls v. New York Knicks, 5/31/1993 playoffs
54 pts. Allen Iverson, Philadelphia 76ers 107-103 at Cleveland Cavaliers, 1/6/2001 20,562 (95 pts. in 2 games.)
54 pts. Allen Iverson, Philadelphia 76ers 97-92 Toronto Raptors, 5/9/2001 Playoffs
54 pts. Allen Iverson, Philadelphia 76ers 116-97 at Milwaukee Bucks, 12/18/2004
54 pts. Damon Stoudemire, Portland Trailblazers 106-112 at New Orleans Hornets, 1/14/2005
54 pts. Gilbert Arenas, Washington Wizards (W 144-139O.T.) at Phoenix Suns, 12/22/2006 (21-37 FG)
54 pts. Ray Allen, Seattle SuperSonics (W 122-114O.T.) Utah Jazz, 1/12/2007 (17-32 FG, 12-12 FT, 10 reb., 5 a.)
54 pts. Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors (L 105-109) at New York Knicks, 2/27/2013 at Madison Square Garden
54 pts. Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City Thunder (W 127-121) Golden State Warriors, 1/17/2014
54 pts. Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder (L 104-116) at Indiana Pacers, 4/12/2015 (21-43 FGs•22 in 1st qtr.•20 in 4th•9 reb.•8 a.)
53 pts. George Mikan, Minneapolis Lakers 115-1142 O.T. at Baltimore Bullets, 2/26/1949
53 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors 126-108 Boston Celtics, at Madison Sq. Gdn., 2/23/1960
53 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors 132-112 Syracuse Nationals, 3/14/1960 Playoffs, 1st round, clinching game, best of 3 9,248
53 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors v. New York Knicks, 10/21/1961
53 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors (W 131-119) New York Knicks, 12/27/1961
53 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors (W 134-115) St. Louis Hawks, 1/5/1962
53 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors v. Detroit Pistons, 1/19/1962
53 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors v. Boston Celtics, 1/27/1962
53 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors (W 130-109) Cincinnati Royals, 2/1/1962
53 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors v. Cincinnati Royals, 10/28/1962
53 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors v. Los Angeles Lakers, 11/23/1962
53 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors v. St. Louis Hawks, 11/29/1962
53 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors v. Detroit Pistons, 11/12/1964
53 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors v. Baltimore Bullets, 1/3/1965
53 pts. Jerry West, Los Angeles Lakers 2 O.T. v. Cincinnati Royals, 1/29/1965
53 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia 76ers 120-103 Detroit Pistons, 10/23/1965 5,190
53 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia 76ers v Los Angeles Lakers, 1/25/1966
53 pts. Willis Reed, New York Knicks at Los Angeles Lakers, 11/1/1967
53 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia 76ers 160-122 Seattle Supersonics, 12/20/1967 (38 reb.)
53 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia 76ers 158-128 Los Angeles Lakers, 3/18/1968
53 pts. Jerry West, Los Angeles Lakers v. Boston Celtics, 4/23/1969, NBA Finals
53 pts. Lew Alcindor, Milwaukee Bucks 110-108 at Cleveland Cavaliers, 11/4/1970 3,575
53 pts. Lew Alcindor, Milwaukee Bucks 132-129 at Boston Celtics, 1/27/1971 18,097
53 pts. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Milwaukee Bucks at Cleveland Cavaliers, 2/9/1972
53 pts. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Milwaukee Bucks v. Philadelphia 76ers, 2/18/1972
53 pts. Phil Chenier, Baltimore Bullets (W 115-102) Portland Trailblazers, 12/6/1972
53 pts. Gail Goodrich, Los Angeles Lakers v. Kansas City-Omaha Kings, 3/28/1975
53 pts. George Gervin, San Antonio Spurs v. Denver Nuggets, 1/8/1980
53 pts. Moses Malone, Houston Rockets v. San Diego Clippers, 2/2/1982
53 pts. Adrian Dantley, Utah Jazz v. Denver Nuggets, 4/10/1982
53 pts. Larry Bird, Boston Celtics 142-116 Indiana Pacers, 3/30/1983
53 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls v. Portland Trailblazers, 1/8/1987
53 pts. Dominique Wilkins, Atlanta Hawks v. Los Angeles Clippers, 1/12/1987
53 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls v. Indiana Pacers, 4/12/1987
53 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls v. Phoenix Suns, 1/21/1989
53 pts. Dale Ellis, Seattle Supersonics 154-1555 O.T.s Milwaukee Bucks, 11/9/1989
53 pts. Shaquille O'Neal, Orlando Magic 121-101 Minnesota Timberwolves, 4/20/1994
53 pts. Willie Burton, Philadelphia 76ers 105-90 Miami Heat, 12/13/1994
53 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls v. Detroit Pistons, 3/7/1996
53 pts. Tony Delk, Phoenix Suns v. Sacramento Kings, 1/2/2001
53 pts. Tim Duncan, San Antonio Spurs v. Dallas Mavericks, 12/26/2001
53 pts. Allan Houston, New York Knicks v. Los Angeles Lakers, 2/16/2003
53 pts. Dirk Nowitzki, Dallas Mavericks 113-106O.T. Houston Rockets, 12/2/2004 [109-86??]
53 pts. Allan Iverson, Philadelphia 76ers (L 108-111) Atlanta Hawks, 12/23/2005
53 pts. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers (W 112-1012 O.T.s) Houston Rockets, 12/15/2006
53 pts. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers (L 104-107O.T.) Houston Rockets, 3/30/2007
53 pts. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers (L 111-114) Memphis Grizzlies, 3/28/2008
53 pts. Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors (W 134-120) New Orleans Pelicans, 10/31/2015 (17-27 FGs•8-14 threes•11 FT•28 in 3rd qtr.•in 36 min.•9 a.•4 stl.)
53 pts. Jimmy Butler, Chicago Bulls (W 115-111O.T.) at Philadelphia 76ers, (15-30 FGs•12 threes•21-25 FT•10 reb.•6 a.)
53 pts. James Harden, Houston Rockets (W 129-122) New York Knicks, 12/31/2016 (17 a.•16 reb,)
53 pts. Isaiah Thomas, Boston Celtics (W 129-119O.T.) Washington Wizards, 5/2/2017 Eastern Conference semifinals, best-of-7 game 2, lead 2-0
52 pts. George Yardley, Detroit Pistons 118-113 Syracuse Nationals, 2/4/1958
52 pts. Bob Pettit, St. Louis Hawks 119-114 Boston Celtics, 1/20/1959 9,354
52 pts. Elgin Baylor, Minneapolis Lakers v Detroit Pistons, 10/18/1959
52 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors 126-111 Minneapolis Lakers, at Madison Sq. Gdn., 1/5/1960
52 pts. Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles Lakers v Detroit Pistons, at San Francisco, 11/20/1960
52 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors 136-135 Cincinnati Royals, at Boston Garden, 2/3/1961 9,200
52 pts. Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles Lakers (W 132-119) St. Louis Hawks, 12/11/1961 6,986
52 pts. Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles Lakers (W 137-136O.T.) St. Louis Hawks, 12/13/1961 4,537
[Bob Petit scored 49 pts. for Hawks in same game.]
52 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors (L 113-123) Boston Celtics, 12/13/1961
52 pts. Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles Lakers 118-123 at Philadelphia Warriors, at Hershey, Pa., 12/29/1961 5,000
[Wilt Chamberlain scored 60 pts. same 12/29 game.]
52 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors v. Cincinnati Royals, 1/11/1962
52 pts. Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles Lakers v. San Francisco Warriors, 12/15/1962
52 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors v. Detroit Pistons, 12/21/1962
52 pts. Bob Pettit, St. Louis Hawks vs Baltimore Bullets, 11/16/1963
52 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors v. Cincinnati Royals, 2/17/1964
52 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors (W 108-98) Detroit Pistons, 2/18/1964
52 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors (W 117-108) Cincinnati Royals, 2/25/1964
52 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors v. New York Knicks, 11/6/1964
52 pts. Jerry West, Los Angeles Lakers v. Baltimore Bullets, 4/5/1965 Playoffs
52 pts. Rick Barry, San Francisco Warriors v. Chicago Bulls, 2/16/1967 (102 pts. in 2 straight games.)
52 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia 76ers 133-109 Seattle Supersonics, at Boston, 12/1/1967
52 pts. Nate “Tiny” Archibald, Kansas City-Omaha Kings 115-116O.T. New York Knicks, 1/9/1973
52 pts. Nate “Tiny” Archibald, Kansas City-Omaha Kings 126-129 at Atlanta Hawks, 1/27/1973 7,163
52 pts. Bob McAdoo, Buffalo Braves 109-116 Boston Celtics, 2/22/1974
52 pts. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Milwaukee Bucks 116-111 Atlanta Hawks, 1/2/1975
52 pts. Bob McAdoo, Buffalo Braves 122-111 at Seattle Supersonics, 3/17/1976 3/19/1975?
52 pts. George Gervin, San Antonio Spurs v. San Diego Clippers, 1/11/1979
52 pts. Mike Newlin, New Jersey Nets 112-115O.T. Boston Celtics, 12/16/1979
52 pts. Billy Knight, Indiana Pacers 119-113 at San Antonio Spurs, 11/11/1980
52 pts. Ray Williams, New Jersey Nets 147-132 Detroit Pistons, 4/17/1982
52 pts. Joe Barry Carroll, Golden State Warriors v. Utah Jazz, 3/5/1983
52 pts. Bernard King, New York Knicks v. Indiana Pacers, 11/24/1984
52 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls v. Cleveland Cavaliers, 12/17/1987
52 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls v. Portland Trailblazers, 2/26/1988
52 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls v. Boston Celtics, 11/9/1988
52 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls v. Philadelphia 76ers, 11/16/1988
52 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls v. Denver Nuggets, 11/26/1988
52 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls (L 109-110) at Orlando Magic, 12/20/1989
52 pts. Karl Malone, Utah Jazz v. Charlotte Hornets, 12/22/1989
52 pts. Terry Cummings, San Antonio Spurs v. Charlotte Hornets, 1/31/1990
52 pts. Hakeem Olajuwon, Houston Rockets v. Denver Nuggets, 4/19/1990
52 pts. Charles Smith, Los Angeles Clippers 137-121 Denver Nuggets, 12/1/1990
52 pts. Bernard King, Washington Bullets 161-133 Denver Nuggets, 12/29/1990
52 pts. Dominique Wilkins, Atlanta Hawks v. New York Knicks, 12/7/1991
52 pts. David Robinson, San Antonio Spurs v. Charlotte Hornets, 1/16/1993
52 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls v. Charlott Hornets, 3/12/1993
52 pts. Allen Iverson, Philadelphia 76ers 121-88 Toronto Raptors, 5/16/2001 Eastern Conference Semi-Finals, Game 5
52 pts. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers v. Houston Rockets, 2/18/2003
52 pts. Tracy McGrady, Orlando Magic v. Chicago Bulls, 2/21/2003
52 pts. LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers (L 106-111) Milwaukee Bucks, 12/10/2005
52 pts. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers (W 132-102) Utah Jazz, 11/30/2006 (30 in 3rd qtr.)
52 pts. Jamal Crawford, N.Y. Knicks (W 116-96) Miami Heat, 1/26/2007 (20-30 FG/8-10 3s/23 in 3rd qtr./20 in 2nd qtr.) M.S.G.
52 pts. Michael Redd, Milwaukee Bucks (L 121-126O.T.) Chicago Bulls, 3/4/2007 (aft.) (Bulls' Ben Gordon scored 48 pts. in game.)
52 pts. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers (W 108-104O.T.) Dallas Mavericks, 3/2/2008
52 pts. Brandon Roy, Portland Trail Blazers (W 124-119) Phoenix Suns, 12/18/2008 (14-27 FGs•5-7 3s•19-21 FT•6 a.•5 reb.)
52 pts. LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers (W 107-102) at New York Knicks, 2/4/2009 (11 ast.•9 reb.) Madison Square Garden
52 pts. Andre Miller, Portland Trail Blazers (W 114-112O.T.) at Dallas Mavericks, 1/30/2010 (25 in 4th & OT)
52 pts. Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City Thunder (W 117-114O.T.) Dallas Mavericks, 1/18/2013 (21-21 FT)
52 pts. Mo Williams, Minnesota Timberwolves (W 110-101) Indiana Pacers, 1/13/2015 (37 in 2nd half•19-33 FGs)
52 pts. Klay Thompson, Golden State Warriors (W 126-101) Sacramento Kings, 1/23/2015 (In 33 minutes•37 in 2rd qtr.)
52 pts. Kemba Walker, Charlotte Hornets (W 124-1192 O.T.s) Utah Jazz, 1/18/2016 (16-34 FGs•6-11 threes•14-15 FT)
52 pts. John Wall, Washington Wizards (L 116-124) Orlando Magic, 12/6/2016 (8 a.)
52 pts. Isaiah Thomas, Boston Celtics (W 117-114) Miami Heat, 12/30/2016 (15-26 FGs•9-13 threes•13-13 FT•29 in 4th qtr.)
52 pts. Jimmy Butler, Chicago Bulls (W 118-111) Charlotte Hornets, 1/2/2017 (15 FGs•1 three•21-22 FT)
51 pts. George Mikan, Minneapolis Lakers 100-90 New York Knicks, 3/13/1949
51 pts. George Mikan, Minneapolis Lakers 77-83 at Rochester Royals, 1/14/1950
51 pts. Bob Pettit, St. Louis Hawks 146-136 Syracuse Nationals, at Detroit, 12/21/1957 5,000
51 pts. George Yardley, Detroit Pistons 113-131 at Boston Celtics, 1/15/1958
51 pts. Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles Lakers at Detroit Pistons, 11/25/1960
51 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors (W 122-114) Chicago Packers, 11/19/1961
51 pts. Bob Pettit, St. Louis Hawks (W 137-122) Philadelphia Warriors, 12/6/1961
51 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors v. Syracuse Nationals, 12/26/1961
51 pts. Richie Guerin, New York Knicks v. Boston Celtics, 2/14/1962
51 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors v. Detroit Pistons, 12/7/1962
51 pts. Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles Lakers at San Francisco Warriors, 12/14/1962
51 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors v. Detroit Pistons, 2/13/1963
51 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors v. Chicago Bulls, 3/6/1963
51 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors v. Detroit Pistons, 3/8/1963
51 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors 126-143 at Baltimore Bullets, 3/14/1965 6,821
51 pts. Sam Jones, Boston Celtics 106-108 at Detroit Pistons, 10/29/1965 4,270
51 pts. Jerry West, Los Angeles Lakers (L 118-122) Cincinnati Royals, 12/3/1965 (Royals' Oscar Robertson had 48 pts.)
51 pts. Jerry West, Los Angeles Lakers at Cincinnati Royals, 12/10/1965
51 pts. Rick Barry, San Francisco Warriors v. Chicago Bulls, at Fresno, 2/16/1967
51 pts. Sam Jones, Boston Celtics 118-109 at New York Knicks, 3/28/1967 Playoffs 17,173
51 pts. Lew Alcindor, Milwaukee Bucks 140-127 Seattle Supersonics, at Portland, 2/21/1970
51 pts. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Milwaukee Bucks 117-109 at Boston Celtics, 2/13/1972
51 pts. Nate Archibald, Kansas City-Omaha Kings 127-117 Houston Rockets, 11/18/1972 3,320
51 pts. Spencer Haywood, Seattle Supersonics 107-101 Kansas City-Omaha Kings, 1/3/1973
51 pts. Rick Barry, Golden State Warriors (W 123-117) at Houston Rockets, at San Antonio, 1/17/1973
51 pts. Geoff Petrie, Portland Trailblazers 130-115 at Houston Rockets, 1/20/1973 12,084
51 pts. Geoff Petrie, Portland Trailblazers 141-128 Houston Rockets, 3/16/1973
51 pts. Rick Barry, Golden State Warriors 125-106 Philadelphia 76ers, 2/23/1974
51 pts. Bob McAdoo, Buffalo Braves at Houston Rockets, 3/22/1975
51 pts. Phil Smith, Golden State Warriors (W 129-113) Phoenix Suns, 1/8/1976
51 pts. Bob McAdoo, Buffalo Braves 124-123O.T. Philadelphia 76ers, 4/18/1976 Playoffs
51 pts. Phil Smith, Golden State Warriors vs Houston Rockets, 12/11/1976
51 pts. Pete Maravich, New Orleans Jazz 120-117 Kansas City-Omaha Kings, 12/14/1976
51 pts. Pete Maravich, New Orleans Jazz at Phoenix Suns, 3/18/1977
51 pts. Rick Barry, Golden State Warriors v. Philadelphia 76ers, 10/29/1977
51 pts. Len "Truck" Robinson, New Orleans Jazz (W 140-118) New Jersey Nets, 11/21/1978 6,177 at Superdome
51 pts. Freeman Williams, San Diego Clippers at Phoenix Suns, 1/19/1980
51 pts. Larry Kenon, San Antonio Spurs v. Detroit Pistons, 3/30/1980
51 pts. Adrian Dantley, Utah Jazz at Denver Nuggets, 1/7/1981
51 pts. Moses Malone, Houston Rockets v. Golden State Warriors, 3/11/1981
51 pts. Kiki Vandeweghe, Denver Nuggets (L 184-1863 O.T.s) Detroit Pistons, 12/13/1983
51 pts. Moses Malone, Philadelphia 76ers v. Detroit Pistons, 11/14/1984
51 pts. Eric “Sleepy” Floyd, Golden State Warriors v. Los Angeles Lakers, 5/10/1987 playoffs
51 pts. Dominique Wilkins, Atlanta Hawks v. Sacramento Kings, 2/16/1988
51 pts. Alex English, Denver Nuggets v. Miami Heat, 3/10/1989
51 pts. Patrick Ewing, New York Knicks v. Boston Celtics, 11/10/1989
51 pts. Vernon Maxwell, Houston Rockets 103-97 Cleveland Cavaliers, 1/26/1991 (30 pts. in 4th)
51 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls v. Washington Wizards, 3/19/1992
51 pts. Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf, Denver Nuggets v. Utah Jazz, 12/7/1995
51 pts. Karl Malone, Utah Jazz v. Golden State Warriors, 12/9/1995
51 pts. Hakeem Olajuwon, Houston Rockets v. Boston Celtics, 1/18/1996
51 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls (W 88-87) New York Knicks, 1/21/1997
51 pts. Vince Carter, Toronto Raptors 103-102 Phoenix Suns, 2/27/2000
51 pts. Antawn Jamison, San Francisco Warriors (L-W) Seattle Supersonics, 12/3/2000
51 pts. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers 122-125O.T. San Francisco Warriors, 12/6/2000
51 pts. Antawn Jamison, San Francisco Warriors 125-122O.T. Los Angeles Lakers, 12/6/2000
51 pts. Chris Webber, Sacramento Kings 91-93O.T. Indiana Pacers, 1/5/2001
51 pts. Allen Iverson, Philadelphia 76ers 110-106O.T. Toronto Raptors, 1/21/2001
51 pts. Michael Jordan, Washington Wizards v. Charlotte Hornets, 12/29/2001
51 pts. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers v. Denver Nuggets, 2/12/2003
51 pts. Tracy McGrady, Orlando Magic v. Denver Nuggets, 11/14/2003
51 pts. Allan Iverson, Philadelphia 76ers 101-103 Utah Jazz, 12/20/2004 (105 pts. in 2 games)
51 pts. Vince Carter, New York Nets 95-88 Miami Heat, 12/23/2005
51 pts. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers 109-118 at Sacramento Kings, 1/19/2006
51 pts. LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers 108-90 at Utah Jazz, 1/21/2006 (19-35 FG, 9-11 FT, 8 a.)
51 pts. Dick Nowitzki, Dallas Mavericks 121-122 Golden State Warriors, 3/23/2006 (16-24 FG, 16-17 FT, 1 three)
51 pts. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers (L 96-107) at Phoenix Suns, 4/7/2006
51 pts. Richard Hamilton, Detroit Pistons (L 145-1513 O.T.s) at New York Knicks, 12/27/2006 at Madison Square Garden
51 pts. Gilbert Arenas, Washington Wizards (W 114-111) Utah Jazz, 1/15/2007 (aft.) (14-29 FG, 7-12 threes, 16-17 FT, 5 as.)
51 pts. Allen Iverson, Denver Nuggets (L 107-111) Los Angeles Lakers, 12/5/2007
51 pts. LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers (W 132-124O.T.) at Memphis Grizzlies, 1/15/2008 (18-28 FG/25 in 4th & OT, 9 a., 8 reb.)
51 pts. LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers (W 126-116O.T.) at Sacramento Kings, 3/13/2009
51 pts. Ray Allen, Boston Celtics (L 127-1283 O.T.s) at Chicago Bulls, 4/30/2009 (18-32 FGs•9-18 threes) Playoffs, 1st round, game 6
51 pts. LeBron James, Miamii Heat (W 104-100) Orlando Magic, 2/3/2011 (11 reb.•8 a.•23 in 1st qtr.)
51 pts. Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City Thunder (W 124-118O.T.) Denver Nuggets, 2/19/2012 (dunk to tie game w/4.4 sec. left) (Teammate Russell Westbrook 40 pts.)
51 pts. Kevin Love, Minnesota Timberwolves (L 140-1492 O.T.s) at Oklahoma City Thunder, 3/23/2012 (16-27 FGs•7-11 threes•12 FT•14 reb.)
51 pts. Terrence Ross, Toronto Raptors (L 118-126) Los Angeles Clippers, 1/25/2014 (16-29 FGs)
51 pts. Kevin Durant, Oklahoma City Thunder (W 119-1182 O.T.) at Toronto Raptors, 3/21/2014 (12 reb.•7 a.•winning 3-pter.)
51 pts. Corey Brewer, Minnesota Timberwolves (W 112-110) Houston Rockets, 4/11/2014 (19 FGs•2 threes•11-15 FT)
51 pts. Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors (W 128-114) Dallas Mavericks, 2/4/2015 (16-26 FGs•10-16 threes•9 FT)
51 pts. James Harden, Houston Rockets (W 115-111) Sacramento Kings, 4/1/2015 (17 in 3rd qtr.)
51 pts. Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors (W 134-121) at Washington Wizards, 2/3/2016 (19-28 FGs•11-16 threes•25 in 1st qtr.)
51 pts. Damian Lillard, Portland Trail Blazers (W 137-105) Golden State Warriors, 2/19/2016 (18-28 FGs•9-12 threes•6 FT•7 a.•6 stl.)
51 pts. Stephen Curry, Golden State Warriors (W 130-114) at Orlando Magic, 2/25/2016 (20-27 FGs•10-15 threes•1 FT)
51 pts. Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder (W 113-110O.T.) Phoenix Suns, 10/28/2016 (17-44 FGs•2-10 3s•15-20 FT•13 reb.•10 a.•39 in 2nd half)
51 pts. James Harden, Houston Rockets (W 123-118) Philadeelphia 76ers, 1/27/2017 (16-28 FGs•6-11 threes•13-14 FT•13 reb.•13 a.•19 in 3rd qtr.)
51 pts. Russell Wesbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder (L 111-115) at Houston Rockets, 4/19/2017 (13 a.•10 reb.) 1st round playoffs, game 2, best-of-7
50 pts. Bob Cousy, Boston Celtics 111-1054 O.T. Syracuse Nationals, 3/21/1953 playoffs
50 pts. Neil Johnston, Philadelphia Warriors 95-77 Syracuse Nationals, at Madison Sq. Garden, 2/16/1954 14,258
50 pts. Bob Pettit, St. Louis Hawks 110-109 Boston Celtics, 4/12/1958 NBA Finals 10,218
50 pts. Bob Pettit, St. Louis Hawks v. Detroit Pistons, 1/11/1959
50 pts. Dolph Schayes, Syracuse Nationals 137-139O.T. at Boston Celtics, 2/1/1959
50 pts. Jack Twyman, Cincinnati Royals 124-122O.T. St. Louis Hawks, 2/28/1959
50 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors 128-107 at Boston Celtics, 3/22/1960 Playoffs ,game 5 2nd round
50 pts. Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles Lakers 131-120 Syracuse Nationals, 12/4/1961 3,061
50 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors v. Chicago Bulls, 12/16/1961
50 pts. Jerry West, Los Angeles Lakers v. Cincinnati Royals, 1/24/1962
50 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors v. Boston Celtics, 1/28/1962
50 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors v. Syracuse Nationals, 2/4/1962
50 pts. Richie Guerin, New York Knicks 149-135 at Philadelphia Warriors, 2/25/1962 4,635
[Wilt Chamberlain scored 67 pts. for Warriors in same game.]
50 pts. Rudy LaRusso, Los Angeles Lakers 125-115 St. Louis Hawks, 3/14/1962 3,871
50 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors 132-131O.T. Detroit Pistons, 10/26/1962
50 pts. Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles Lakers v. Syracuse Nationals, 12/12/1962
50 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors (W 127-126) Chicago Packers, 1/5/1963
50 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors (L 111-125) Boston Celtics, 1/30/1963
50 pts. Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles Lakers at Boston Celtics, 2/13/1963
50 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors v. Los Angeles Lakers, 1/10/1964
50 pts. Hal Greer, Philadelphia 76ers 144-119 Boston Celtics, 2/21/1964 3,743
50 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors v. St. Louis Hawks, 4/10/1964 Playoffs
50 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors v. Detroit Pistons, 11/22/1964
50 pts. Oscar Robertson, Cincinnati Royals at Philadelphia 76ers at Syracuse, 2/6/1965
50 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia 76ers 133-122 New York Knicks, 1/2/1966
[Chamberlain scored 20,000th point on foul shot in the 3rd quarter against Knicks]
50 pts. Rick Barry, San Francisco Warriors v. St. Louis Hawks, at Phoenix, 12/8/1966
50 pts. Rick Barry, San Francisco Warriors at Cincinnati Royals, 12/25/1966
50 pts. Rick Barry, San Francisco Warriors at Detroit Pistons, 1/14/1967
50 pts. Rick Barry, San Francisco Warriors v. Boston Celtics, at Oakland, 2/14/1967
50 pts. Billy Cunningham, Philadelphia 76ers 111-118 Milwaukee Bucks, 4/1/1970 playoffs 14,206
50 pts. Elvin Hayes, San Diego Rockets v. Seattle Supersonics, 11/20/1970
50 pts. Walt Wesley, Cleveland Cavaliers 125-109 Cincinnati Royals, 2/19/1971 3,896
50 pts. Pete Maravich, Atlanta Hawks (W 124-116) Philadelphia 76ers, 1/16/1972
50 pts. Pete Maravich, Atlanta Hawks (W 120-117) Cleveland Cavaliers, 2/5/1972
50 pts. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Milwaukee Bucks at Los Angeles Lakers, 3/17/1972
50 pts. Rick Barry, Golden State Warriors v. Los Angeles Lakers, 12/8/1973
50 pts. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Milwaukee Bucks (W 122-108) Portland Trailblazers, 1/19/1975 (15 reb.•11 ast.)
50 pts. Bob McAdoo, Buffalo Braves v. Washington Wizards, 4/18/1975 playoffs
50 pts. Bob McAdoo, Buffalo Braves 118-115O.T. at Cleveland Cavaliers, 11/20/1975
50 pts. Pete Maravich, New Orleans Jazz v. Washington Wizards, 12/26/1976
50 pts. John Williamson, New Jersey Nets 129-121 at Indiana Pacers, 4/4/1978
50 pts. John Drew, Atlanta Hawks vs Denver Nuggets, 12/30/1978
50 pts. Adrian Dantley, Utah Jazz v. Los Angeles Lakers, 11/27/1979
50 pts. Adrian Dantley, Utah Jazz v. Dallas Mavericks, 10/31/1980
50 pts. Bernard King, Golden State Warriors v. Philadelphia 76ers, 1/3/1981
50 pts. George Gervin, San Antonio Spurs v. Milwaukee Bucks, 3/6/1982
50 pts. Kiki Vandeweghe, Denver Nuggets v. San Antonio Spurs, 1/11/1984
50 pts. Bernard King, New York Knicks v. San Antonio Spurs, 1/31/1984
50 pts. Bernard King, New York Knicks v. Dallas Mavericks, 2/1/1984
50 pts. Larry Bird, Boston Celtics v. Dallas Mavericks, 3/10/1986
50 pts. Dominique Wilkins, Atlanta Hawks 137-125 at Detroit Pistons, 4/19/1986 Playoffs
50 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls v. New York Knicks, 11/1/1986
50 pts. Moses Malone, Washington Wizards v. New Jersey Nets, 4/8/1987
50 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls v. Milwaukee Bucks, 4/13/1987
50 pts. Dominique Wilkins, Atlanta Hawks v. Detroit Pistons, 3/1/1988
50 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls v. Boston Celtics, 3/18/1988
50 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls v. Cleveland Cavaliers4/28/1988 Playoffs
50 pts. Clyde Drexler, Portland Trailblazers (W 147-1422 O.T.s) Sacramento Kings, 1/6/1989
50 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicgo Bulls v. Milwaukee Bucks, 2/16/1989
50 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls v. Cleveland Cavaliers, 5/5/1989 Playoffs
50 pts. Larry Bird, Boston Celtics v. Atlanta Hawks, 11/10/1989
50 pts. Patrick Ewing, New York Knicks (W 113-96) Charlotte Hornets, 12/1/1990
50 pts. Bernard King, Washington Wizards (L 93-104) Utah Jazz, 3/6/1991
50 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls v. Denver Nuggets, 3/24/1992
50 pts. Nick Anderson, Orlando Magic 119-116 at New Jersey Nets, 4/23/1993 20,049
50 pts. David Robinson, San Antonio Spurs v. Minnesota Timberwolves, 2/21/1994
50 pts. Jamal Mashburn, Dallas Mavericks 124-120O.T. at Chicago Bulls, 11/12/1994
50 pts. Jim Jackson, Dallas Mavericks 124-123O.T. at Denver Nuggets, 11/26/1994
50 pts. Cedric Ceballos, Los Angeles Lakers v. Minnesota Timberwolves, 12/20/1994
50 pts. Dana Barros, Philadelphia 76ers v. Houston Rockets, 3/14/1995
50 pts. Alonzo Mourning, Miami Heat v. Washington Wizards, 3/29/1996
50 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls v. Miami Heat, 11/6/1996
50 pts. Allen Iverson, Philadelphia 76ers 118-125 at Cleveland Cavaliers, 4/12/1997
50 pts. Tracy Murray, Washington Wizards v. Golden State Warriors, 2/10/1998
50 pts. Shaquille O'Neal, Los Angeles Lakers v. New Jersey Nets, 4/2/1998
50 pts. Clifford Robinson, Phoenix Suns v. Denver Nuggets, 1/16/2000
50 pts. Allen Iverson, Philadelphia 76ers 119-108 at Sacramento Kings, 2/6/2000
50 pts. Karl Malone. Utah Jazz 104-93 Seattle Supers., 4/22/2000 playoffs
50 pts. Stephon Marbury, New Jersey Nets v. Los Angeles Lakers, 2/13/2001
50 pts. Vince Carter, Toronto Raptors 102-78 Philadelphia 76ers, 5/11/2001 playoffs
50 pts. Shareef Abdur-Rahim, Atlanta Hawks v. Detroit Pistons, 11/23/2001
50 pts. Tracy McGrady, Orlando Magic v. Washington Wizards, 3/8/2002
50 pts. Jamal Mashburn, New Orleans Hornets 125-123O.T. Memphis Grizzlies, 2/21/2003
50 pts. Allan Houston, New York Knicks v. Milwaukee Bucks, 3/16/2003
50 pts. Rashard Lewis, Seattle Supersonics v. Los Angeles Clippers, 10/31/2003
50 pts. Allen Iverson, Philadelphia 76ers 98-86 Atlanta Hawks, 11/29/2003
50 pts. Jamal Crawford, Chicago Bulls v. Toronto Raptors, 4/11/2004
50 pts. Amare Stoudemire, Phoenix Suns v. Portland Trailblazers, 1/2/2005
50 pts. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers W 112-108 Los Angeles Clippers, 1/7/2006 (98 pts. in 2 games.)
50 pts. Paul Pierce, Boston Celtics (L 109-1132 O.T.s) Cleveland Cavaliers, 2/15/2006
50 pts. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers W 110-99 Portland Trail Blazers, 4/14/2006
50 pts. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers (L 118-126O.T.) Phoenix Suns, 5/4/2006 Playoffs, 1st Round, Game 6
50 pts. Dirk Nowitski, Dallas Mavericks (W 117-101) Phoenix Suns, 6/1/2006 Western Division Finals, Game 6
50 pts. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers (W 109-102) Minnesota Timberwolves, 3/18/2007 (115 pts. in 2 straight games.)
50 pts. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers (W 111-105) at New Orleans Hornets, 3/23/2007 18,535 (225 pts. in 4 straight games. 16-16 FTs, 27 in 1st half)
50 pts. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers (L 110-118) Los Angeles Clippers, 4/12/2007 (17-33 Fgs, 15-15 FTs)
50 pts. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers (W 109-98) Seattle Supersonics, 4/15/2007 (28 in 2nd half)
50 pts. LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers (W 119-105) at New York Knicks, 3/5/2008
50 pts. Jamal Crawford, Golden State Warriors (W 110-103) at Charlotte Bobcats, 12/20/2008 (14-26 FGs•5-8 3s•17-18 FT)
50 pts. Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat (L 99-122) at Orlando Magic, 2/22/2009 (17-30 FGs•14-15 FT)
50 pts. Dwyane Wade, Miami Heat (W 140-1293 O.T.s) Utah Jazz, 3/14/2009 (98 pts. in 2 games)
50 pts. Kevin Martin, Sacramento Kings (L 141-143O.T.) Golden State Waarriors, 4/1/2009
50 pts. Carmello Anthony, Denver Nuggets (W 128-125) New York Knicks, 11/27/2009
50 pts. Carmello Anthony, Denver Nuggets (L 103-108) Houston Rockets, 2/7/2011 (16-24 FGs•11 reb.
50 pts. Carmello Anthony, New York Knicks (W 102-90) at Miami Heat, 3/2/2013 (18-26 FGs•7-10 threes•7-8 FT)
50 pts. James Harden, Houston Rockets (W 118-108) Denver Nuggets, 3/19/2015 (10 reb.)
50 pts. James Harden, Houston Rockets (W 116-114) Philadelphia 76ers, 11/27/2015 (16-20 FT)
50 pts. Damian Lillard, Portland Trail Blazers (L 115-117) Toronto Raptors, 3/4/2016 (16-28 FGs•6-11 threes•12-13 FT)
50 pts. Anthony Davis, New Orleans Pelicans (L 102-107) Denver Nuggets, 10/26/2016 (16 reb.•1st game of season)
50 pts. Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder (W 106-105) at Denver Nuggets, 4/9/2017 (16 reb.•10 a.•3-pter to win at buzzer)
49 pts. Bob Pettit, St. Louis Hawks 118-105 Rochester Royals, 11/13/1956
49 pts. George Yardley, Detroit Pistons 132-116 at Minneapolis Lakers, 3/6/1958
49 pts. Jack Twyman, Cincinnati Royals 118-151 at Boston Celtics, 11/11/1959
49 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors 143-130 Boston Celtics, 11/26/1959
49 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors 130-136 Cincinnati Royals, 12/30/1960 at Hershey, Pa. 5,788
49 pts. Willie Naulls, New York Knickerbockers 131-120 Detroit Pistons, 2/7/1961 (Madison Square Garden 10,367)
49 pts. Paul Arizin, Philadelphia Warriors 128-133 Boston Celtics, 2/17/1961 10,626
49 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia Warriors (W 129-121) Detroit Pistons, 2/23/1961
49 pts. Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles Lakers (W 123-122) Cincinnati Royals, 3/12/1961 5,645
49 pts. Elgin Baylor, L.A. Lakers 127-118 Detroit Pistons, 3/14/1961 (22 pts. in 3rd qtr.) Western Division Playoffs
49 pts. Oscar Robertson, Cincinnati Royals 133-145 at Philadelphia Warriors, 11/15/1961
49 pts. Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles Lakers 111-121 at St. Louis Hawks, 11/28/1961 7,694 (17 pts in 4th qtr.)
49 pts. Bob Pettit, St. Louis Hawks 136-137O.T. at Los Angeles Lakers, 12/13/1961 4,537
[Elgin Baylor scored 52 pts. for Lakers in same game.]
49 pts. Bob Pettit, St. Louis Hawks 145-139 at Detroit Pistons, 1/1/1962 2,563
49 pts. Bob Pettit, St. Louis Hawks 137-147 Philadelphia Warriors, 2/27/1962 7,875/15,010 137-143?
Wilt Chamberlain scored 65 pts, same game v. Hawks.
49 pts. Jerry West, Los Angeles Lakers 127-115 San Francisco Warriors, 11/3/1962
49 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors 115-123 at Detroit Pistons, 11/14/1962
49 pts. Bob Petit, St. Louis Hawks (L 109-111) Boston Celtics, 1/24/1963 at Providence 7,238
49 pts. Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles Lakers 127-122 at Detroit Pistons, 1/31/1963
49 pts. Elgin Baylor, Los Angeles Lakers 115-107 at Detroit Pistons, 2/25/1963
49 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors 122-113 Los Angeles Lakers, 3/1/1963
49 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco 98-92 at Cincinnati Royals, 11/13/1963 5,480
49 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors 117-108 Baltimore Bullets, 12/10/1963 at Oakland
49 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors 112-118 at Philadelphia 76ers, 12/26/1963 4,114
49 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, San Francisco Warriors 96-108 at Los Angeles Lakers, 1/26/1964 10,380
49 pts. Jerry West, Los Angeles Lakers 121-115 Baltimore Bullets, 4/3/1965 Western Division Playoff Finals 14,579
49 pts. Wilt Chamberlain, Philadelphia 76ers 120-126 Los Angeles Lakers, 1/7/1966 4,576
49 pts. Rick Barry, San Francisco Warriors 119-118 at Los Angeles Lakers, 12/9/1966
49 pts. Rick Barry, San Francisco Warriors 137-120 Philadelphia 76ers, 2/2/1967 at Oakland 13,299
49 pts. Rick Barry, San Francisco Warriors 127-134 at Detroit Pistons, 2/12/1967 5,411
49 pts. Jerry West, Los Angeles Lakers 134-1352 O.T.s Philadelphia 76ers, 2/17/1968
49 pts. Earl Monroe, Baltimore Bullets 140-132 Detroit Pistons, 2/24/1968 6,233
49 pts. Bob Rule, Seattle Supersonics 114-111 Philadelphia 76ers, 11/15/1969
49 pts. Elvin Hayes, San Diego Clippers 119-117O.T. Seattle SuperSonics, 1/30/1970
49 pts. Lou Hudson, Atlanta Hawks 131-146 at Portland Trail Blazers, 11/18/1970
49 pts. Dave Bing, Detroit Pistons 114-108 Phoenix Suns, 3/9/1971 4,269
49 pts. Nate Archibald, Cincinnati Royals 116-105 New York Knicks, 2/2/1972 3,666
49 pts. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Milwaukee Bucks (W 132-127O.T.) Boston Celtics, 3/6/1972 (6 in OT)
49 pts. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Milwaukee Bucks (L 108-111) at Portland Trail Blazers, 10/17/1972
49 pts. Bob Love, Chicago Bulls 121-99 Milwaukee Bucks, 2/4/1973 13,528
49 pts. Bob Love, Chicago Bulls 114-107 Kansas City-Omaha Kings, 2/6/1973 12,091
49 pts. Nate Archibald, Kansas City-Omaha Kings (W 132-118) Houston Rockets, 2/13/1973 10,359
49 pts. Gail Goodrich, Los Angeles Lakers 111-98 Portland Trail Blazers, 10/28/1973
49 pts. Bob McAdoo, Buffalo Braves 114-118 Boston Celtics, at Toronto, 12/9/1973 10,173
49 pts. Cazzie Russell, Golden State Warriors 114-107 Houston Rockets, 12/11/1973
49 pts. Bob McAdoo, Buffalo Braves 104-106 at Cleveland Cavaliers, 12/19/1974 6,876
49 pts. Bob McAdoo, Buffalo Braves 118-108 Seaattle SuperSonics, 1/21/1975 (21-28 FGs) 10,271
49 pts. Bob McAdoo, Buffalo Braves 101-109 at Boston Celtics, 3/21/1975 15,320 (101 in 2 games)
49 pts. Rick Barry, San Francisco Warriors 119-114 at New York Nets, 10/14/1975 (Exhibition Game) 4,872
49 pts. Pete Maravich, New Orleans Jazz 130-121O.T. Golden State Warriors, 2/10/1976
49 pts. Lloyd B. Free, San Diego Clippers 124-100 at Denver Nuggets, 2/2/1979 28 pts. in 1st half
49 pts. Lloyd B. Free, San Diego Clippers 133-126 Detroit Pistons, 12/16/1979 7,571
49 pts. Otis Birdsong, Kansas City Kings 121-111 at Denver Nuggets, 1/29/1980 11,016
49 pts. Paul Westphal, Phoenix Suns 125-116 at Detroit Pistons, 2/21/1980 5,317
49 pts. George Gervin, San Antonio Spurs (L 116-128) Boston Celtics, 2/17/1981 13,847
49 pts. George Gervin, San Antonio Spurs (W 126-112) Detroit Pistons , 2/17/1982
49 pts. Kelly Tripucka, Detroit Pistons (W 121-117) Golden State Warriors, 3/12/1982
49 pts. Mark Aguirre, Dallas Mavericks (W 111-109) Philadelphia 76ers, 1/28/1985
49 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls 139-126O.T. Detroit Pistons, 2/12/1985
49 pts. Dominique Wilkins, Atlanta Hawks 123-122 Houston Rockets, 12/21/1985
49 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls 104-123 at Boston Celtics, 4/17/1986 playoffs, 1st Round 4/18?
49 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls 112-121 at Philadelphia 76ers, 1/30/1987
49 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls 108-117 at Philadelphia 76ers, 3/11/1987
49 pts. Hakeem Olajuwon, Houston Rockets 125-1282 O.T.s Seattle SuperSonics, 5/14/1987 playoffs
49 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls 132-144O.T. Detroit Pistons, 11/21/1987
49 pts. Larry Bird, Boston Celtics 106-100 Washington Bullets, 1/27/1988
49 pts. Dominique Wilkins, Atlanta Hawks 112-110 Philadelphia 76ers, 2/9/1988
49 pts. Larry Bird, Boston Celtics 107-106 at Phoenix Suns, 2/15/1988 (14 reb., 12 assists, 4 steals, 29 in 1st half) 14,471
49 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls 111-90 Sacramento Kings, 2/19/1988
49 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls 118-102 Philadelphia 76ers, 3/23/1988 (33 in 2nd half.)
49 pts. Dale Ellis, Seattle SuperSonics 120-106 Sacramento Kings, 1/5/1989 8,299
49 pts. Terry Catledge, Orlando Magic 127-138 at GS Warriors, 1/13/1990
49 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls 129-135O.T. Orlando Magic, 2/14/1990
49 pts. Karl “The Mailman” Malone, Utah Jazz v Golden State Warriors, 3/29/1990
49 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls 107-106O.T. New York Knicks, 3/30/1990
49 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls 112-118 at Philadelphia 76ers, 5/11/1990 Eastern Conference Semi-Finals
49 pts. Bernard King, Washington Bullets 107-98 at New York Knicks, 1/31/1991 (20-35 FGs•9-10 FT•11 reb.•23 pts. in 3rd qtr.)
49 pts. Larry Bird, Boston Celtics 152-1482 O.T.s Portalnd Trail Blazers, 3/15/1992
49 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls 101-92 at Golden State Warriors, 11/24/1992
49 pts. Shaquille O'Neal, Orlando Magic 111-108O.T. at Washington, 3/22/1996
49 pts. Michael Jordan, Chicago Bulls 104-123 Boston Celtics, 4/17/1996 Playoffs
49 pts. Antoine Walker, Boston Celtics 108-110 at Washington Wizards, 1/7/1998 20,674
49 pts. Allan Iverson, Philadelphia 76ers (W 107-104) at Milwaukee Bucks, 2/13/2001 18,717
49 pts. Tracy McGrady, Orlando Magic (L 110-113) at Washington Wizards, 4/13/2001
49 pts. Latrell Sprewell, New York Knicks 93-102O.T. Boston Celtics, 12/11/2001
49 pts. Carmelo Anthony, Denver Nuggets (W 111-100) Washington Wizards, 2/8/2008 (29 at half•19-25 FGs•3-3 threes•8-8 FT)
49 pts. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers (W 122-107) Denver Nuggets, 4/23/2008 (10 a.•sat w/2:02 to go) Playoffs, 1st round, game 2
49 pts. Amare Stoudemire, Phoenix Suns (W 113-103) at Indiana Pacers, 11/4/2008
49 pts. Kobe Bryant, Los Angeles Lakers (L 111-118) at Phoenix Suns, 3/1/2009 (aft.)
49 pts. LeBron James, Cleveland Cavaliers (L 106-107) Orlando Magic, 5/20/2009 Eastern Conference Finals, game 1
49 pts. LeBron James, Miami Heat (W 102-96) at Brooklyn Nets, 5/12/2014 Playoffs 1st round, game 4: lead 3 games to 1
49 pts. Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder (W 123-118O.T.) Philadelphia 76ers, 3/4/2015 (16 reb.•10 a.)
49 pts. Russell Westbrook, Oklahoma City Thunder (L 116-118) Houston Rockets, 1/5/2017 (8 threes•15 in 1st qtr.)
49 pts. Kyrie Irving, Cleveland Cavaliers (L 122-124) New Orleans Pelicans, 1/23/2017 (32 in 2nd half)
49 pts. Damian Lilliard, Portland Trail Blazers (W 115-104) at Miami Heat, 3/19/2017 (14-21 FGs•9-12 threes•12-12 FT•5 a.•28 in 2nd half)

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