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Most points by one player in a NBA game

Regular season 12/29/2001
Points Player TeamOpponentDate
100 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia New York 3/2/1962
81 Kobe Bryant LA Lakers Toronto 1/22/2006
78 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia LA Lakers 12/8/1961 (3OT)
73 David Thompson Denver Detroit 4/9/1978
73 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco New York 11/16/1962
73 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Chicago 1/13/1962
72 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco LA Lakers 11/3/1962
71 David Robinson San Antonio LA Clippers 4/24/1994
71 Elgin Baylor LA Lakers New York 11/15/1960
70 Devin Booker Phoenix Boston 3/24/2017
70 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco Syracuse 3/10/1963
69 Michael Jordan Chicago Cleveland 3/28/1990 (OT)
68 Pete Maravich New Orleans New York 2/25/1977
68 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Chicago 12/16/1967
67 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco LA Lakers 1/11/1963
67 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia New York 2/25/1962
67 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia St Louis 2/17/1962
67 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia New York 3/9/1961
66 Wilt Chamberlain LA Lakers Phoenix 2/9/1969
65 Kobe Bryant LA Lakers Portland 3/16/2007 (OT)
65 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia LA Lakers 2/7/1966
65 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia St Louis 2/27/1962
65 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Cincinnati 2/13/1962
64 Michael Jordan Chicago Orlando 1/16/1993 (OT)
64 Rick Barry Golden State Portland 3/26/1974
64 Elgin Baylor Minneapolis Boston 11/8/1959
63 George GervinSan Antonio New Orleans 4/9/1978
63 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco Philadelphia 11/26/1964
63 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco LA Lakers 12/14/1962
63 Jerry West LA Lakers New York 1/17/1962
63 Elgin Baylor LA Lakers Philadelphia 12/8/1961 (3OT)
63 Joe FulksPhiladelphia Indiana 2/10/1949
62 Stephen CurryGolden State Portland 1/3/2021
62 Carmelo Anthony New York Charlotte 1/24/2014
62 Kobe Bryant LA Lakers Dallas 12/20/2005
62 Tracy McGrady Orlando Washington 3/10/2004
62 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco Philadelphia 3/3/1966
62 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco Cincinnati 11/15/1964
62 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco New York 1/29/1963
62 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Syracuse 1/21/1962 (OT)
62 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia St Louis 1/17/1962 (OT)
62 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Boston 1/14/1962
61 Damian LillardPortlandDallas8/11/2020
61 Damian Lillard Portland Golden State 1/20/2020(OT)
61 James Harden Houston San Antonio 3/22/2019
61 James Harden Houston Orlando 1/24/2019
61 Lebron James Miami Charlotte 3/3/2014
61 Kobe Bryant LA Lakers New York 2/2/2009
61 Shaquille O'Neal LA Lakers LA Clippers 3/6/2000
61 Karl Malone Utah Milwaukee 1/27/1990
61 Michael Jordan Chicago Atlanta 4/16/1987
61 Michael JordanChicago Detroit 3/4/1987 (OT)
61 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco St Louis 12/18/1962
61 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco Syracuse 12/11/1962
61 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco Cincinnati 11/21/1962
61 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Chicago 2/28/1962
61 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia St Louis 2/22/1962
61 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Chicago 12/9/1961
61 George Mikan Minneapolis Rochester 1/20/1952 (2OT)
60 Jason Tatum Boston San Antonio 4/30/21
60 Bradley Beal Washington Philadelphia 1/6/21
60 James Harden Houston Atlanta 12/01/2019
60 Damian Lillard Portland Broooklyn 11/09/2019
60 Kemba Walker Charlotte Philadelphia 11/17/2018
60 James Harden Houston Orlando 1/30/2018
60 Klay Thompson Golden State Indiana 12/05/2016
60 Kobe Bryant LA Lakers Utah 4/13/2016
60 Kobe Bryant LA Lakers Memphis 3/22/2006
60 Gilbert Arenas Washington LA Lakers 12/17/2006 (OT)
60 Allen Iverson Philadelphia Orlando 2/12/2005
60 Tom Chambers Phoenix Seattle 3/24/1990
60 Larry Bird Boston Atlanta 3/12/1985
60 Bernard King New York New Jersey 12/25/1984
60 Wilt Chamberlain LA Lakers Cincinnati 1/26/1969
60 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia LA Lakers 12/29/1961
60 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia LA Lakers 12/1/1961
59 James Harden Houston Washington 10/30/2019
59 Devin Booker Phoenix Utah 03/25/2019
59 Damian Lillard Portland Utah 4/09/2017
59 Anthony Davis New Orleans Detroit 2/21/2016
59 Michael Jordan Chicago Detroit 4/3/1988
59 Purvis Short Golden State New Jersey 11/17/1984
59 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco Detroit 2/11/1964
59 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco LA Lakers 12/6/1963
59 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco St Louis 12/2/1962
59 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco Cincinnati 11/18/1962
59 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco New York 10/30/1962
59 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia New York 2/8/1962
59 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia New York 12/25/1961 (2OT)
59 Jack Twyman Cincinnati Minneapolis 1/15/1960
58 James Harden Houston Brooklyn 1/16/2019
58 Russell Westbrook Oklahoma City Portland 3/07/2017
58 Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers Charlotte 12/29/2006 (3OT)
58 Allen Iverson Philadelphia Houston 1/15/2002 (OT)
58 Michael Jordan Chicago New Jersey 2/26/1987
58 Fred Brown Seattle Golden State 3/23/1974
58 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Cincinnati 2/13/1967
58 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco New York 12/15/1964 (OT)
58 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco Detroit 1/24/1963
58 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Detroit 11/8/1961
58 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Detroit 11/4/1961
58 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Cincinnati 2/25/1961
58 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia New York 2/21/1960
58 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Detroit 1/25/1960
57 Stephen Curry Golden State Dallas 02/06/2021
57 James Harden Houston Memphis 3/20/2019
57 James Harden Houston Memphis 1/14/2019
57 Lebron James Cleveland Washington 11/3/2017
57 Russell Westbrook Oklahoma City Orlando 3/29/2017 (OT)
57 Kyrie Irving Cleveland San Antonio 3/12/2015
57 Deron Williams New Jersey Charlotte 3/4/2012
57 Michael Redd Milwaukee Utah 11/11/2006
57 Jerry Stackhouse Detroit Chicago 4/3/2001
57 Michael Jordan Chicago Washington 12/23/1992
57 Reggie Miller Indiana Charlotte 11/28/1992
57 Dominique Wilkins Atlanta Chicago 12/10/1986
57 Dominique Wilkins Atlanta New Jersey 3/18/1978
57 Purvis Short Golden State San Antonio 1/7/1984
57 Adrian Dantley Utah Chicago 12/4/1982
57 Calvin Murphy Houston New Jersey 3/18/1978
57 Rick Barry San Francisco Cincinnati 10/29/1966
57 Rick Barry San Francisco New York 12/14/1965
57 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco Chicago 11/10/1962
57 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Cincinnati 12/19/1961
57 Wilt ChamberlainPhiladelphia LA Lakers 10/20/1961
57 Bob Pettit St Louis Detroit 2/18/1961
57 Elgin Baylor LA Lakers Detroit 2/16/1961
57 Richie Guerin New York Syracuse 12/11/1959
56 LaMarcus Aldridge San Antonio Oklahoma City 01/10/2019 2OT
56 Karl Anthony Towns Minnesota Atlanta 3/28/2018
56 James Harden Houston Utah 11/5/2017
56 Demarcus Cousins Sacramento Charlotte 1/25/2016
56 LeBron James Cleveland Toronto 3/20/2005
56 Kobe Bryant LA Lakers Memphis 1/14/2002
56 Karl Malone Utah Golden State 4/7/1998
56 Glen Rice Miami Orlando 4/15/1995
56 Tom Chambers Phoenix Golden State 2/18/1990
56 Michael Jordan Chicago Philadelphia 3/24/1987
56 Kevin McHale Boston Detroit 3/3/1985
56 Kelly Tripucka Detroit Chicago 1/19/1983
56 Chet Walker Chicago Cincinnati 2/6/1972
56 Earl Monroe Baltimore LA Lakers 2/13/1968 (OT)
56 Oscar Robertson Cincinnati LA Lakers 12/18/1964
56 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco Baltimore 12/1/1964 (2OT)
56 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco LA Lakers 2/16/1963 (2OT)
56 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco Cincinnati 2/7/1963
56 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco Detroit 10/23/1962
56 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia LA Lakers 3/1/1961
56 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco Syracuse 3/1/1961
56 Elgin Baylor LA Lakers Syracuse 1/24/1961
56 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia LA Lakers 1/21/1961
56 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Syracuse 1/5/1961
56 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia New York 1/2/1961
55 Bradley BealWashingtonMilwaukee2/24/2020 (OT)
55 James Harden Houston Cleveland 12/11/2019
55 DeMarcus Cousins Sacramento Portland 12/20/2016
55 Kyrie Irving Cleveland Portland 1/28/2015
55 Brandon Jennings Milwaukee Golden State 11/14/2009
55 Lebron James Cleveland Milwaukee 2/20/2009
55 Tony Parker San Antonio Minnesota 11/08/2008 (2OT)
55 Jermaine O'Neal Indiana Indiana 1/4/2005
55 Kobe Bryant LA Lakers Washington 3/28/2003
55 Michael Jordan Chicago New York 3/28/1995
55 Bernard King New York New Jersey 2/16/1985
55 Adrian Dantley Utah Denver 2/6/1981
55 George Gervin San Antonio Atlanta 1/23/1980
55 Rick Barry Golden State New York 3/25/1978
55 Rick Barry Golden State Philadelphia 1/23/1975
55 Nate Archibald Cincinnati Portland 2/23/1972
55 Kareem Abdul-Jabba Milwaukee Boston 12/10/1971
55 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco LA Lakers 3/14/1964
55 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco LA Lakers 11/2/1963
55 Cliff Hagan St Louis Cincinnati 2/11/1962
55 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia New York 1/30/1962
55 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Chicago 1/24/1962
55 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia St Louis 1/7/1962
55 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Detroit 12/20/1961
55 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Chicago 12/10/1961
55 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Syracuse 11/9/1961
55 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Syracuse 10/27/1961
55 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia New York 2/5/1961
55 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Cincinnati 11/12/1959
55 Elgin Baylor Minneapolis Cincinnati 2/25/1959
54 Fred VanVleet Toronto Orlando 2/2/2021
54 Kyrie Irving Brooklyn Chicago 1/31/2020
54 James Harden Houston Orlando 12/17/2019
54 James Harden Houston Washington 11/26/2018
54 Kevin Durant Oklahoma City Golden State 1/17/2014
54 Stephen Curry Golden State New York 2/27/2013
54 Ray AllenSeattle Utah 1/12/2007 (OT)
54 Gilbert Arenas Washington Phoenix 12/22/2006 (OT)
54 Damon Stoudamire Portland New Orleans 1/14/2005
54 Allen Iverson Philadelphia Milwaukee 12/18/2004
54 Allen Iverson Philadelphia Cleveland 1/6/2001
54 Michael Jordan Chicago LA Lakers 11/20/1992 (OT)
54 Michael Adams Denver Milwaukee 3/23/1991 (OT)
54 Michael Jordan Chicago Cleveland 11/3/1989 (OT)
54 Dominique Wilkins Atlanta Boston 3/3/1987 (OT)
54 Alex English Denver Houston 11/19/1985
54 Dave Bing Detroit Chicago 2/21/1971
54 Elvin Hayes San Diego Detroit 11/13/1968
54 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco Cincinnati 3/1/1963
54 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco Chicago 11/9/1962
54 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Cincinnati 1/18/1962
54 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Detroit 12/12/1961
53 Stephen CurryGolden StateDenver44/13/2021
53 Jason TatumBostonMinnesota4/9/2021(OT)
53 T. J. WarrenIndianaPhiladelphia8/1/2020
53 Bradley BealWashingtonChicago2/23/2020
53 Anthony Davis New Orleans Phoenix 2/26/2018
53 James Harden Houston New York 12/31/2016
53 Jimmy Butler Chicago Philadelphia 01/15/2016
53 Steph Curry Golden State New Orleans 10/31/2015
53 Kobe Bryant LA Lakers Memphis 3/28/2008
53 Kobe Bryant LA Lakers Houston 12/15/2006 (OT)
53 Allen Iverson Philadelphia Atlanta 12/23/2005
53 Dirk Nowitzki Dallas Houston 12/02/2004 (OT)
53 Allan Houston New York LA Lakers 2/16/2003
53 Tim Duncan San Antonio Dallas 12/16/2001 (OT)
53 Tony Delk Phoenix Sacramento 1/2/2001 (OT)
53 Michael Jordan Chicago Detroit 3/7/1996
53 Shaquille O'Neal Orlando Minnesota 4/20/1994
53 Willie Burton Philadelphia Miami 12/13/1993
53 Dale Ellis Seattle Milwaukee 11/9/1989 (4OT)
53 Michael Jordan Chicago Phoenix 1/21/1989
53 Michael Jordan Chicago Indiana 4/12/1987
53 Dominique Wilkins Atlanta LA Clippers 1/12/1987
53 Michael Jordan Chicago Portland 1/8/1987
53 Larry Bird Boston Indiana 3/30/1983
53 Adrian Dantley Utah Denver 4/10/1982
53 Moses Malone Houston San Diego 2/2/1982
53 George Gervin San Antonio Denver 1/8/1980
53 Gail Goodrich LA Lakers KC-Omaha 3/28/1975
53 Phil Chenier Baltimore Portland 12/6/1972
53 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Milwaukee Philadelphia 2/18/1972
53 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Milwaukee Cleveland 2/9/1972
53 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Milwaukee Boston 1/27/1971
53 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Milwaukee Cleveland 11/4/1970
53 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia LA Lakers 3/18/1968
53 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Seattle 12/20/1967
53 Jerry West LA Lakers Cincinnati 1/29/1965
53 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco Baltimore 1/3/1965
53 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco Detroit 11/12/1964
53 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco St Louis 11/29/1962
53 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco LA Lakers 11/23/1962
53 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco Cincinnati 10/28/1962
53 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Cincinnati 2/1/1962
53 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Boston 1/27/1962
53 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Detroit 1/19/1962
53 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia St Louis 1/5/1962
53 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia New York 12/27/1961
53 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia New York 10/21/1961
53 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Boston 2/23/1960
53 George Mikan Minneapolis Baltimore 2/26/1949
52 DeAngelo Russell Golden State Minnesota 11/08/2019
52 Giannis Antetokounmpo Milwaukee Philadelphia 3/17/2018
52 Klay Thompson Golden State Chicago 10/29/2018
52 Demar DeRozan Toronto Milwaukee 1//01/2018
52 Anthony Davis West All-stars East All-Stars 2/19/2017
52 Jimmy Butler Chicago Charlotte 1/02/2017
52 Isaiah Thomas Boston Miami 12/30/2016
52 John Wall Washington Orlando 12/06/2016
52 Kimba Walker Charlotte Utah 1/18/2016 (2OT)
52 Klay Thompson Golden State Sacramento 1/23/2015
52 Mo Williams Minnesota Indiana 1/13/2015
52 Andre Miller Portland Dallas 1/30/2010 (OT)
52 Lebron James Cleveland New York 2/04/2008
52 Brandon Roy Portland Phoenix 12/18/2008
52 Kobe BryantLA Lakers Dallas 3/02/2008 (OT)
52 Michael Redd Milwaukee Chicago 3/04/2007 (OT)
52 Jamal Crawford New York Miami 1/25/2007
52 Kobe Bryant LA Lakers Utah 11/30/2006
52 LeBron James Cleveland Milwaukee 12/10/2005
52 Tracy McGrady Orlando Chicago 2/21/2003
52 Kobe Bryant LA Lakers Houston 2/18/2003 (2OT)
52 Michael Jordan Chicago Charlotte 3/12/1993
52 David Robinson San Antonio Charlotte 1/16/1993
52 Dominique Wilkins Atlanta New York 12/7/1991 (2OT)
52 Bernard King Washington Denver 12/29/1990
52 Charles Smith LA Clippers Denver 12/1/1990
52 Hakeem Olajuwon Houston Denver 4/19/1990 (OT)
52 Terry Cummings San Antonio Charlotte 1/31/1990
52 Karl Malone Utah Charlotte 12/22/1989
52 Michael Jordan Chicago Orlando 12/20/1989
52 Michael Jordan Chicago Denver 11/26/1988
52 Michael Jordan Chicago Philadelphia 11/16/1988
52 Michael Jordan Chicago Boston 11/9/1988
52 Michael Jordan Chicago Portland 2/26/1988
52 Michael Jordan Chicago Cleveland 12/17/1988
52 Bernard King New York Indiana 11/24/1984
52 Joe Barry Carroll Golden State Utah 3/5/1983
52 Ray Williams New Jersey Detroit 4/17/1982
52 Billy Knight Indiana San Antonio 11/11/1980
52 Mike Newlin New Jersey Boston 12/16/1979 (OT)
52 George Gervin San Antonio San Diego 1/11/1979
52 Bob McAdoo Buffalo Seattle 3/17/1976
52 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Milwaukee Atlanta 1/2/1975
52 Bob McAdoo Buffalo Boston 2/22/1974
52 Nate Archibald KC-Omaha Atlanta 1/27/1973
52 Nate Archibald KC-Omaha New York 1/9/1973 (OT)
52 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Seattle 12/1/1967
52 Rick Barry San Francisco Chicago 2/16/1967
52 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco New York 11/6/1964
52 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco Cincinnati 2/25/1964
52 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco Detroit 2/18/1964
52 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco Cincinnati 2/17/1964
52 Bob Pettit St Louis Baltimore 11/16/1963
52 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco Detroit 12/21/1962
52 Elgin Baylor LA Lakers San Francisco 12/15/1962
52 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Cincinnati 1/11/1962
52 Elgin Baylor LA Lakers St Louis 12/13/1961
52 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Boston 12/13/1961
52 Elgin Baylor LA Lakers St Louis 12/11/1961
52 Elgin Baylor LA Lakers Philadelphia 12/8/1961
52 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Cincinnati 2/3/1961
52 Elgin Baylor Minneapolis Detroit 10/18/1959
52 Bob Pettit St Louis Boston 1/20/1959
52 George Yardley Detroit Syracuse 2/4/1958
51 Damian LillardPortland Philadelphia 8/9/2020
51 Caris LeVertBrooklyn Boston 2/01/2020
51 Damian LillardPortland Utah 3/03/2020 (OT)
51 Kris Middleton Milwaukee Washington 1/28/2020
51 Kevin Durant Golden State Toronto 11/29/2018
51 Lebron James LA Lakers Miami 11/18/2018
51 Steph Curry Golden State Washington 10/24/2018
51 James Harden Houston LA Clippers 12/22/2017
51 James Harden Houston LA Lakers 12/20/2017
51 James Harden Houston Philadelphia 1/27/2017
51 Russell Westbrook Oklahoma City Phoenix 10/28/2016
51 Stephen Curry Golden State Orlando 2/25/2016
51 Damian Lillard Portland Golden State 2/19/2016
51 Steph Curry Golden State Washington 2/3/2016
51 James Hardin Houston Sacramento 4/1/2015
51 Stephen Curry Golden State Dallas 2/4/2015
51 Terrence RossToronto LA Clippers 1/25/2014
51 Kevin Love Minnesota Oklahoma City 3/23/2012 (2OT)
51 Kevin Durant Oklahoma CityDenver 2/19/2012 (OT)
51 Lebron James Miami Orlando 2/03/2011
51 Lebron James Cleveland Sacramento 3/13/2009 (OT)
51 Allen Iverson Denver LA Lakers 12/05/2007
51 Gilbert Arenas Washington Utah 1/15/2007
51 Richard Hamilton Detroit New York 12/27/2006 (3OT)
51 LeBron James Cleveland Utah 1/21/2006
51 Kobe Bryant LA Lakers Sacramento 1/19/2006 (OT)
51 Vince Carter New Jersey Miami 12/23/2005
51 Allen Iverson Philadelphia Utah 12/20/2004
51 Tracy McGrady Orlando Denver 11/14/2003
51 Kobe Bryant LA Lakers Denver 2/12/2003
51 Michael JordanWashington Charlotte
51 Allen Iverson Philadelphia Toronto 1/21/2001 (OT)
51 Chris Webber Sacramento Indiana 1/5/2001
51 Kobe Bryant LA Lakers Golden State 12/6/2000 (OT)
51 Antawn Jamison Golden State LA Lakers 12/6/2000 (OT)
51 Antawn Jamison Golden State Seattle 12/3/2000
51 Vince Carter Toronto Phoenix 2/27/2000
51 Michael Jordan Chicago New York 1/21/1997
51 Hakeem Olajuwon Houston Boston 1/18/1996
51 Karl Malone Utah Golden State 12/9/1995
51 Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf Denver Utah 12/7/1995
51 Michael Jordan Chicago Washington 3/19/1992
51 Vernon Maxwell Houston Cleveland 1/26/1991
51 Patrick Ewing New York Boston 3/24/1990
51 Alex English Denver Miami 3/10/1989 (2OT)
51 Dominique Wilkins Atlanta Sacramento 2/16/1988
51 Moses Malone Philadelphia Detroit 11/14/1984 (OT)
51 Kiki Vandeweghe Denver Detroit 12/13/1983 (3OT)
51 Moses Malone Houston Golden State 3/11/1981
51 Adrian Dantley Utah Denver 1/7/1981
51 Larry Kenon San Antonio Detroit 3/30/1980
51 Freeman Williams San Diego Phoenix 1/19/1980
51 Truck Robinson New Orleans New Jersey 11/21/1978
51 Rick Barry Golden State Philadelphia 10/29/1977
51 Pete Maravich New Orleans Phoenix 3/18/1977
51 Pete Maravich New Orleans Kansas City 12/14/1976
51 Phil Smith Golden State Houston 12/11/1976
51 Phil Smith Golden State Phoenix 1/8/1976
51 Bob McAdoo Buffalo Houston 2/22/1975
51 Rick Barry Golden State Philadelphia 2/23/1974
51 Geoff Petrie Portland Houston 3/16/1973
51 Geoff Petrie Portland Houston 1/20/1973
51 Rick Barry Golden State Houston 1/17/1973
51 Spencer Haywood Seattle KC-Omaha 1/3/1973
51 Nate Archibald KC-Omaha Houston 11/18/1972
51 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Milwaukee Boston 2/13/1972
51 Jerry West LA Lakers Cincinnati 12/10/1965
51 Jerry West LA Lakers Cincinnati 12/3/1965
51 Sam Jones Boston Detroit 10/29/1965
51 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Baltimore 3/14/1965
51 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco Detroit 3/8/1963
51 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco Chicago 3/6/1963
51 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco Detroit 2/13/1963
51 Elgin Baylor LA Lakers San Francisco 12/14/1962
51 Wilt Chamberlain San Francisco Detroit 12/7/1962
51 Richie Guerin New York Boston 2/14/1962
51 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Syracuse 12/26/1961
51 Bob Pettit St Louis Philadelphia 12/6/1961
51 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Chicago 11/19/1961
51 Elgin Baylor LA Lakers Detroit 11/25/1960
51 George Yardley Detroit Boston 1/15/1958
51 Bob Pettit St Louis Syracuse 12/21/1957
51 George Mikan Minneapolis Rochester 1/14/1950
51 George Mikan Minneapolis New York 3/13/1949
50 Bradley Beal Washington Indiana 5/09/21
50 Kevin Porter Jr. Houston Milwaukee 4/29/21
50 Zach LavineChicagoAtlanta4/9/20201
50 Damian Lillard Portland New Orleans 3/16/2021
50 Nikola Jokic Denver Sacramento 02/06/2021
50 Trae Young Atlanta Miami 02/20/2020
50 Eric Gordon Houston Utah 01/28/2020
50 Damian Lillard Portland Indiana 1/26/2020
50 Anthony Davis LA Lakers Minnesota 12/08/2019
50 James Harden Houston San Antonio 12/03/2019
50 Giannis Antetokounmpo Milwaukee Utah 11/25/2019
50 Kyrie Irving Brooklyn Minnesota 10/23/2019 OT
50 James Harden Houston Sacramento 03/30/2019
50 Devin Booker Phoenix Washington 03/27/2019
50 James Harden Houston LA Lakers 12/06/2018
50 Derrick Rose Minnesota Utah 10/31/2018
50 Blake Griffin Detroit Philadelphia 10/23/2018 (OT)
50 Kevin Durant Golden State Portland 2/14/2018
50 Damian Lillard Portland Sacramento 2/09/2018
50 C.J. McCollum Portland Chicago 1/31/2018
50 Lou Williams LA Clippers Golden State 1/10/2018
50 Russell Westbrook Oklahoma City Denver 4/09/2017
50 Anthony Davis New Orleans Denver 10/26/2016
50 Damian Lillard Portland Toronto 3/4/2016
50 James Harden Houston Denver 3/19/2015
50 Carmelo Anthony Denver Houston 2/7/2011
50 Carmelo Anthony Denver New York 11/27/2009
50 Kevin Martin Sacramento Golden State 4/1/2009
50 Dwayne Wade Miami Utah 3/14/2009 (3OT)
50 Dwayne Wade Miami Orlando 2/22/2009
50 Jamal Crawford Golden State Charlotte 12/20/2008
50 Lebron James Cleveland New York 3/5/2008
50 Kobe Bryant LA Lakers Oklahoma City 3/23/2007
50 Kobe Bryant LA Lakers Minnesota 3/18/2007
50 Kobe Bryant LA Lakers LA Clippers 1/7/2006
50 Amare Stoudemire Phoenix Portland 1/2/2005
50 Jamal Crawford Chicago Toronto 4/11/2004 (OT)
50 Allen Iverson Philadelphia Atlanta 11/29/2003
50 Rashard Lewis Seattle LA Clippers 10/31/2003
50 Jamal Mashburn New Orleans Memphis 2/21/2003 (OT)
50 Tracy McGrady Orlando Washington 3/8/2002
50 Shareef Abdur-RahimAtlanta Detroit 11/23/2001
50 Stephon Marbury New Jersey LA Lakers 2/13/2001 (OT)
50 Allen Iverson Philadelphia Sacramento 2/6/2000
50 Clifford Robinson Phoenix Denver 1/16/2000
50 Shaquille O'Neal LA Lakers New Jersey 4/2/1998
50 Tracy Murray Washington Golden State 2/10/1998
50 Allen Iverson Philadelphia Cleveland 4/12/1997
50 Michael Jordan Chicago Miami 11/6/1996
50 Alonzo Mourning Miami Washington 3/29/1996
50 Dana Barros Philadelphia Houston 3/14/1995
50 Cedric Ceballos LA Lakers Minnesota 12/20/1994
50 Jim Jackson Dallas Denver 11/26/1994 (OT)
50 Jamal Mashburn Dallas Chicago 11/12/1994 (OT)
50 David Robinson San Antonio Minnesota 2/21/1994
50 Nick Anderson Orlando New Jersey 4/23/1993
50 Michael Jordan Chicago Denver 3/24/1992
50 Bernard King Washington Utah 3/6/1991
50 Patrick Ewing New York Charlotte 12/1/1990
50 Larry Bird Boston Atlanta 11/10/1989
50 Michael Jordan Chicago Milwaukee 2/16/1989
50 Clyde Drexler Portland Sacramento 1/6/1989 (2OT)
50 Michael Jordan Chicago Boston 3/18/1988
50 Dominique Wilkins Atlanta Detroit 3/1/1988
50 Michael Jordan Chicago Milwaukee 4/13/1987
50 Moses Malone Washington New Jersey 4/8/1987
50 Michael Jordan Chicago New York 11/1/1986
50 Larry Bird Boston Dallas 3/10/1986
50 Bernard King New York Dallas 2/1/1984
50 Bernard King New York San Antonio 1/31/1984
50 Kiki Vandeweghe Denver San Antonio 1/11/1984
50 George Gervin San Antonio Milwaukee 3/6/1982 (3OT)
50 Bernard King Golden State Philadelphia 1/3/1981
50 Adrian Dantley Utah Dallas 10/31/1980
50 Adrian Dantley Utah LA Lakers 11/27/1979
50 John Drew Atlanta Denver 12/30/1978
50 John Williamson New Jersey Indiana 4/4/1978
50 Pete Maravich New Orleans Washignton 12/26/1976
50 Bob McAdooBuffalo Cleveland 11/20/1975 (OT)
50 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Milwaukee LA Lakers 3/17/1972
50 Pete Maravich Atlanta Cleveland 2/5/1972
50 Pete Maravich Atlanta Philadelphia 1/16/1972
50 Walt Wesley Cleveland Cincinnati 2/19/1971
50 Elvin Hayes San Diego Seattle 11/20/1970
50 Rick Barry San Francisco Boston 2/14/1967
50 Rick Barry San Francisco Detroit 1/14/1967
50 Rick Barry San Francisco Cincinnati 12/25/1966
50 Rick Barry San Francisco St Louis 12/8/1966
50 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Chicago 12/16/1961
50 Elgin Baylor LA Lakers Syracuse 12/4/1961
50 Jack Twyman Cincinnati St Louis 2/25/1959
50 Dolph Schayes Syracuse Boston 2/1/1959
50 Bob Pettit St Louis Detroit 1/11/1959
50 Neil Johnston Philadelphia Syracuse 2/16/1954
Playoffs
Points Player TeamOpponentDate
63 Michael Jordan Chicago Boston 4/20/1986
61 Elgin Baylor Lakers Boston 4/14/1962
57 Donovan MitchellUtahDenver8/17/2020
56 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Syracuse 3/22/1962
56 Michael Jordan Chicago Miami 4/29/1992
56 Charles Barkley Phoenix Golden State 5/04/1994
55 Rick Barry San Francisco Philadelphia 4/18/1967
55 Michael Jordan Chicago Cleveland 5/01/1988
55 Michael Jordan Chicago Phoenix 6/16/1993
55 Michael Jordan Chicago Washington 4/27/1997
54 John Havlicek Boston Atlanta 4/1/1973
54 Michael Jordan Chicago New York 5/31/1993
53 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Syracuse 5/14/1960
53 Jerry West Los Angeles Boston 4/23/1969
53 Isaiah Thomas Boston Washington 5/02/2017 (OT)
52 Jerry West Los Angeles Baltimore 4/05/1965
51 Lebron James Cleveland Golden State 5/31/2018 (OT)
51 Sam Jones Boston New York 4/28/1967
51 Eric "sleepy" Floyd Golden State Los Angeles Lakers 5/10/1987
51 Ray Allen Boston Chicago 4/30/2009 (3OT)
51 Russell Westbrook Oklahoma City Houston 4/19/2017
51 Donovan MitchellUtahDenver8/23/2020
50 Bob Cousy Boston Syracuse 3/21/1953
50 Bob Pettit ST Louis Boston 4/12/1958
50 Wilt Chamberlain Philadelphia Boston 3/22/1960
50 Wilt Chamberlain San Franchsco St Louis 4/10/1964
50 Billy Cunningham Philadelphia Milwaukee 4/01/1970
50 Bob McAdoo Buffalo Washington 4/18/1975
50 Dominique Wilkins Atlanta Detroit 4/19/1986
50 Michael Jordan Chicago Cleveland 4/28/1988
50 Michael Jordan Chicago Cleveland 5/05/1989
50 Karl Malone Utah Seattle 4/22/2000
50 Kobe Bryant Los Angeles Lakers Phoenix 5/4/2006
50 Kevin Durant Golden State Los Angeles Clippers 4/26/2019
50 Damian Lillard Portland Oklahoma City4/23/2019
50 Jamal MurrayDenverUtah8/23/2020
50 Jamal MurrayDenverUtah8/30/2020
Player Reg. Season Playoffs TOTAL
Wilt Chamberlain 118 4 122
Michael Jordan 33 8 41
Kobe Bryant 25 1 26
James Harden 22 0 22
Elgin Baylor 17 1 18
Rick Barry 14 1 15
LeBron James 12 1 13
Damian Lillard 11 1 12
Allen Iverson 11 0 11
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 10 0 10
Stephen Curry 9 0 9
Bernard King 8 0 8
Dominique Wilkins 7 1 8
Kevin Durant 6 1 7
Bob Pettit 6 1 7
Jerry West 5 2 7
Adrian Dantley 6 0 6
Pete Maravich 6 0 6
Russell Westbrook 5 1 6
Anthony Davis 5 05
Bob McAdoo 4 1 5
Karl Malone 4 1 5
George Gervin 5 0 5
Moses Malone 4 0 4
Tracy McGrady 4 0 4
Tiny Archibald 4 0 4
Bradley Beal 404
Larry Bird 4 0 4
Carmelo Anthony 4 0 4
Kyrie Irving 4 0 4
Devin Booker 3 0 3
Dwyane Wade 3 0 3
Gilbert Arenas 3 0 3
Jamal Crawford 3 0 3
Klay Thompson 3 0 3
David Robinson 3 0 3
Richie Guerin 3 0 3
Shaquille O'Neal 3 0 3
Ray Allen 1 1 2
Michael Redd 2 0 2
Giannis Antetokounmpo202
Vince Carter 2 0 2
Jamal Mashburn 2 0 2
Phil Smith 2 0 2
Kiki Vandeweghe 2 0 2
Kemba Walker 2 0 2
Isaiah Thomas 112
George Yardley 2 0 2
Alex English 2 0 2
Jack Twyman 2 0 2
Elvin Hayes 2 0 2
Geoff Petrie 2 0 2
Hakeem Olajuwon 2 0 2
George Mikan 2 0 2
Dirk Nowitzki 2 0 2
Allan Houston 2 0 2
George Mikan 2 0 2
Tom Chambers 2 0 2
Purvis Short 2 0 2
Antawn Jamison 2 0 2
Oscar Robertson 2 0 2
Patrick Ewing 2 0 2
DeMarcus Cousins 2 0 2
Jason Tatum 2 0 2
Jimmy Butler 2 0 2
Donovan Mitchell021
Jamal Murray 012
Zach Lavine 1 0 1
Kevin Porter Jr. 1 0 1
T.J. Warren101
Trae Young 1 0 1
Khris Middleton 1 0 1
Eric Gordon101
LaMarcus Aldridge101
Derrick Rose 1 0 1
Gail Goodrich 1 0 1
DeMar DeRozan 1 0 1
DeAngelo Russell 101
Alonzo Mourning 1 0 1
Karl Anthony Towns 1 0 1
Calvin Murphy 1 0 1
Richard Hamilton 1 0 1
Rashard Lewis 1 0 1
Kevin McHale 1 0 1
Billy Knight 1 0 1
Deron Williams 1 0 1
John Williamson 1 0 1
Corey Brewer 1 0 1
Rudy LaRusso 1 0 1
Dale Ellis 1 0 1
Vernon Maxwell 1 0 1
Cliff Hagan 1 0 1
Walt Wesley 1 0 1
Ray Williams 1 0 1
Fred Brown 1 0 1
Caris LeVert 1 0 1
Blake Griffin 1 0 1
Stephon Marbury 1 0 1
Tim Duncan 1 0 1
Clifford Robinson 1 0 1
Mike Newlin 1 0 1
Jerry Stackhouse 1 0 1
Mo Williams 1 0 1
Nick Anderson 1 0 1
Spencer Haywood 1 0 1
Tony Delk 1 0 1
Tony Parker 1 0 1
Kevin Love 1 0 1
Kelly Tripucka 1 0 1
Damon Stoudamire 1 0 1
Brandon Jennings 1 0 1
Fred VanVleet 1 0 1
Terrence Ross 1 0 1
Paul Pierce 1 0 1
Lou Hudson 1 0 1
Charles Smith 1 0 1
Phil Chenier 1 0 1
Larry Kenon 1 0 1
Dana Barros 1 0 1
Dolph Schayes 1 0 1
Terry Cummings 1 0 1
Loui Williams 1 0 1
C.J. McCollum 1 0 1
Nikola Jokic 1 0 1
John Havlicek 0 1 1
Charles Barkley 0 1 1
Sleepy Floydd 0 1 1
Sam Jones 0 1 1
Bob Cousy 0 1 1
Billy Cunningham 0 1 1

Team Games Players # Differnt players
Warriors 144 Chamberlain (103), Barry (14), Curry (9), Thompson (3), Short (2), Jamison (2), Smith (2), Fulks (1), Carroll (1), Crawford (1), King (1), Johnston (1), Floyd (1) Durant (3) , Russell (1) 15
Lakers 57 Bryant (24), Baylor (15), West (6), Chamberlain (2), Mikan (4), O'Neal (2), Goodrich (1), Ceballos (1), James (1) , Davis (1) 10
Bulls 45 Jordan (40), Butler (2), Walker (1), Crawford (1) , Gordon (1), Lavine (1) 6
Rockets 31 Harden (22), Hayes (2), Malone (2), Olajuwon (2), Murphey (1), Maxwell (1), Porter jr.(1) 7
Hawks 21 Wilkens (8), Pettit (7), Maravich (2), Young (1), Hagan (1), Abdur-Rahim (1), Drew (1) 6
Sixers 20 Iverson (10), Chamberlain (5), Burton (1), Malone (1), Barros (1), Schayes (1), Cunningham (1) 7
Blazers 19 Lillard (12), Petrie (2), Stoudamire (1), Miller (1), Roy (1), Drexler (1), McCollum (1) 6
Jazz 18 Dantley (6), Malone (5), Maravich (4), Mitchell (2), Robinson (1) 5
Thunder 13 Westbrook (6), Durant (2), Brown (1), Allen (1), Ellis (1), Haywood (1), Lewis (1) 7
Celtics 15 Bird (4), Tatum(2), Jones (2), Thomas (2), McHale (1), Havlicek (1), Allen (1), Cousey (1) 8
Nuggets 14 Anthony (2), English (2), Vandeweghe (2), Murray (2), Jokic (1), Thomposn (1), Adams (1), Iverson (1), Abdul-Rauf (1) 7
Wizards 14 Beal (4), Arenas (2), Monroe (1), Chenier (1), King (2), Murray (1), Malone (1), Jordan (1), Wall (1) 9
Bucks 13 Abdul-Jabbar (7), Redd (2), Antetokounmpo(2) , Jennings (1), Middleton(1) 5
Spurs 13 Gervin (5), Robinson(3), Parker (1), Duncan (1), Cummings (1), Kennon (1) , Aldridge (1) 7
Knicks 12 King (5), Guerin (2), Ewing (2), Houston (1), Crawford (1), Anthony (1) 6
Cavs 12 James (9), Irving (2), Wesley (1) 3
Kings 11 Archibald (4),Cousins (2) , Twyman (2), Robertson (1), Webber (1), Martin (1) 6
Nets 9 Irving (2) , D. Williams (1) R. Williams (1), Nawlin (1), Carter (1), Marbury (1), LeVert (1) Williamson (1) 8
Suns 9 Booker(3), Chambers (2), Delk (1), Stoudemire (1), Robinson (1), Barkley (1) 6
Clippers 8 McAdoo (5), Smith (1), Williams (1) L. Williams (1) 3
Magic 7 McGrady (5), O'Neal (1), Anderson (1) 3
Pistons 7 Yardley (2), Stackhouse (1), Tripuka (1), Bing (1), Hamilton (1), Griffin (1) 6
Heat 6 James (2), Rice (1), Wade (2), Mourning (1) 4
Pelicans 5 Mashburn (1), Davis (4) 2
Pacers 4 Miller (1), O'Neal (1), Knight (1), Warren (1) 4
Wolves 4 Towns(1) Williams (1), Love (1), Rose(1) 4
Mavericks 3 Nowitzki (1), Masburn (1), Jackson (1) 3
Raptors 4 Ross (1), Carter (1), DeRozan(1) , VanVleet(1) 4
Hornets 2 Walker (2) 1
Grizzlies 0   0

50 points given up by team
Hawks 26
Celtics 27
Nets 11
Hornets 14
Bulls 15
Cavaliers 14
Mavericks 10
Nuggets 21
Pistons 36
Warriors 20
Rockets 14
Pacers 11
Clippers 10
Lakers 29
Grizzlies 6
Heat 9
Bucks 13
Timberwolves 9
Pelicans 3
Knicks 36
Thunder 10
Magic 13
76ers 19
Suns 12
Blazers 12
Kings 14
Spurs 8
Raptors 6
Jazz 22
Wizards 31
Bullets 1

50 or more with 3 teams:
Wilt Chamberlain (Philadelphia W., Philadelphia 76ers, Los Angeles L)
Jamal Crawford (Golden State, New York, Chicago)
Anthony Davis (New Orleans, West All-stars, Los Angeles L)
Lebron James (Cleveland, Miami, Los Angeles L)
Bernard King (New York, Washington, Golden State)
Moses Malone (Washington, Houston, Philadelphia)

50 ore more with 2 teams:
Ray Allen (Seattle, Boston)
Carmelo Anthony (Denver, New York)
Allen Iverson (Philadelphia 76ers, Denver)
Michael Jordan (Chicago, Washington)
Shaquille Oneal (Orlando, Los Angeles)
Pete Maravich (Atlanta, New Orleans J.)
Jamal Mashburn (Dallas, New Orleans P.)
Kevin Durant (Oklahoma City, Golden State)
Kyrie Irving (Cleveland, Brooklyn)

50 or more points in 30 or fewer minutes

Player       Team    MIN  PTS    Date
D. Lillard   POR     29   50     2/09/18 
C. McCollum  POR     29   50     1/31/18
J. Harden    HOU     30   60     11/30/19
K. Thompson  GSW     29   60     12/5/16
K. Thompson  GSW     27   52     10/29/18

Most points by an undrafted player
54 - Fred VanVleet
53 - Moses Malone

50 point games in the same playoff game
Mitchell (51) - Murray (50)  Utah vs Denver 8/23/2020

Multiple games of 60+ points.
32 Wilt Chamberlain 6 Kobe Bryant 5 Michael Jordan 4 James Harden 4 Elgin Baylor 3 Damian Lillard Multiple 50 point games in the same playoffs: 2-Wilt Chamberlain 1961 2-Michael Jordan 1988 2- Allen Iverson 2001 2-Donovan Mitchell 2020 2-Jamal Murray 2020


Most points given up to a player by team


50 Point NBA games by Season
Year # High Player
1949 3 63 Falks
1950 1 51 Mikan
1952 1 61 Mikan
1953 2 52 Cousey*
1954 1 50 Johnston
1957 1 51 Pettit
1958 4 52 Yardley
1959 11 64 Baylor
1960 10 71 Baylor
1961 37 78 Chamberlain
1962 46 100 Chamberlain
1963 13 70 Chamberlain
1964 13 63 Chamberlain
1965 6 57 Barry
1966 6 68 Chamberlain
1967 9 69 Chamberlain
1968 3 56 Monroe
1969 5 66 Chamberlain
1970 3 53 Abdul-Jabbar
1971 4 55 Abdul-Jabbar
1972 10 56 Walker
1973 7 54 Havlicek*
1974 4 64 Barry
1975 5 55 Barry
1976 5 52 McAdoo
1977 3 68 Maravich
1978 8 73 Thompson
1979 3 52 Newlin/Gervin
1980 6 55 Gervin
1981 2 55 Dantley
1982 7 57 Dantley
1983 3 53 Bird
1984 8 60 King
1985 3 60 Bird
1986 5 63 Jordan *
1987 12 61 Jordan(twice)
1988 12 59 Jordan
1989 10 54 Jordan
1990 10 69 Jordan
1991 4 54 Adams
1992 6 57 Jordan/Miller
1993 6 64 Jordan
1994 7 71 Robinson
1995 4 56 Rice
1996 4 53 Jordan
1997 3 55 Jordan*
1998 3 56 Malone
2000 8 61 O'Neal
2001 8 57 Stackhouse
2002 4 58 Iverson
2003 9 55 Bryant
2004 5 62 McGrady
2005 8 62 Bryant
2006 13 81 Bryant
2007 8 65 Bryant
2008 7 55 Parker
2009 10 61 Bryant
2010 1 52 Miller
2011 2 51 James
2012 3 57 Williams
2013 1 54 Curry
2014 4 62 Anthony
2015 8 57 Irving
2016 9 60 Bryant
2017 16 70 Booker
2018 13 60Harden
2019 22 61 Harden
20202561Lillard x2
20211262 Curry
* denotes playoffs
50 Point NBA games by Decade
Year # High Player
1946-49 3 63 Falks
1950-59 21 64 Baylor
1960-69 148 100 Chamberlain
1970-79 52 73 Thompson
1980-89 68 63 Jordan
1990-99 47 71 Robinson
2000-09 80 81 Bryant
2010-19 78 70 Booker
2020-293563Curry

1946, 1947, 1948, 1951, 1955, 1956, 1999 had no player score 50+ points in a game.

Most points in the NBA by month.
Month Pts Player Year
January 81 Kobe Bryant 2006
February 68 Pete Maravich 1977
March 100 Wilt Chamberlain 1962
April 73 David Thompson 1978
May 56 Charles Barkley 1994
June 55 Michael Jordan 1993
July 49 James Harden 2009
August 61 Damian Lillard 2020
September 40Jamal Murray2020
October 59 James Harden 2019
November 73 Wilt Chamberlain 1962
December 78 Wilt Chamberlain 1961