NBA Single Game Leaders and Records for Points

Active players are listed in bold.
* Indicates member of the Hall of Fame.

Single game leaders since the 1946-47 season.

Table
Rank Player PTSDate Tm
1. Wilt Chamberlain*100 1962-03-02 PHW
2. Kobe Bryant81 2006-01-22 LAL
3. Wilt Chamberlain*78 1961-12-08 PHW
4. David Thompson*73 1978-04-09 DEN
  Wilt Chamberlain*73 1962-11-16 SFW
  Wilt Chamberlain*73 1962-01-13 PHW
7. Wilt Chamberlain*72 1962-11-03 SFW
8. David Robinson*71 1994-04-24 SAS
  Elgin Baylor*71 1960-11-15 LAL
10. Devin Booker70 2017-03-24 PHO
  Wilt Chamberlain*70 1963-03-10 SFW
12. Michael Jordan*69 1990-03-28 CHI
13. Pete Maravich*68 1977-02-25 NOJ
  Wilt Chamberlain*68 1967-12-16 PHI
15. Wilt Chamberlain*67 1963-01-11 SFW
  Wilt Chamberlain*67 1962-02-25 PHW
  Wilt Chamberlain*67 1962-02-17 PHW
  Wilt Chamberlain*67 1961-03-09 PHW
19. Wilt Chamberlain*66 1969-02-09 LAL
20. Kobe Bryant65 2007-03-16 LAL
  Wilt Chamberlain*65 1966-02-07 PHI
  Wilt Chamberlain*65 1962-02-27 PHW
  Wilt Chamberlain*65 1962-02-13 PHW
24. Michael Jordan*64 1993-01-16 CHI
  Rick Barry*64 1974-03-26 GSW
  Elgin Baylor*64 1959-11-08 MNL
27. George Gervin*63 1978-04-09 SAS
  Wilt Chamberlain*63 1964-11-26 SFW
  Wilt Chamberlain*63 1962-12-14 SFW
  Jerry West*63 1962-01-17 LAL
  Elgin Baylor*63 1961-12-08 LAL
  Joe Fulks*63 1949-02-10 PHW
33. Carmelo Anthony62 2014-01-24 NYK
  Kobe Bryant62 2005-12-20 LAL
  Tracy McGrady*62 2004-03-10 ORL
  Wilt Chamberlain*62 1966-03-03 PHI
  Wilt Chamberlain*62 1964-11-15 SFW
  Wilt Chamberlain*62 1963-01-29 SFW
  Wilt Chamberlain*62 1962-01-21 PHW
  Wilt Chamberlain*62 1962-01-17 PHW
  Wilt Chamberlain*62 1962-01-14 PHW
42. LeBron James61 2014-03-03 MIA
  Kobe Bryant61 2009-02-02 LAL
  Shaquille O'Neal*61 2000-03-06 LAL
  Karl Malone*61 1990-01-27 UTA
  Michael Jordan*61 1987-04-16 CHI
  Michael Jordan*61 1987-03-04 CHI
  Wilt Chamberlain*61 1962-12-18 SFW
  Wilt Chamberlain*61 1962-12-11 SFW
  Wilt Chamberlain*61 1962-11-21 SFW
  Wilt Chamberlain*61 1962-02-28 PHW
  Wilt Chamberlain*61 1962-02-22 PHW
  Wilt Chamberlain*61 1961-12-09 PHW
  George Mikan*61 1952-01-20 MNL
55. Klay Thompson60 2016-12-05 GSW
  Kobe Bryant60 2016-04-13 LAL
  Kobe Bryant60 2007-03-22 LAL
  Gilbert Arenas60 2006-12-17 WAS
  Allen Iverson*60 2005-02-12 PHI
  Tom Chambers60 1990-03-24 PHO
  Larry Bird*60 1985-03-12 BOS
  Bernard King*60 1984-12-25 NYK
  Wilt Chamberlain*60 1969-01-26 LAL
  Wilt Chamberlain*60 1961-12-29 PHW
  Wilt Chamberlain*60 1961-12-01 PHW
66. Damian Lillard59 2017-04-08 POR
  Anthony Davis59 2016-02-21 NOP
  Michael Jordan*59 1988-04-03 CHI
  Purvis Short59 1984-11-17 GSW
  Wilt Chamberlain*59 1964-02-11 SFW
  Wilt Chamberlain*59 1964-01-28 SFW
  Wilt Chamberlain*59 1963-12-06 SFW
  Wilt Chamberlain*59 1962-12-02 SFW
  Wilt Chamberlain*59 1962-11-18 SFW
  Wilt Chamberlain*59 1962-10-30 SFW
  Wilt Chamberlain*59 1962-02-08 PHW
  Wilt Chamberlain*59 1961-12-25 PHW
  Jack Twyman*59 1960-01-15 CIN
79. Russell Westbrook58 2017-03-07 OKC
  Kobe Bryant58 2006-12-29 LAL
  Allen Iverson*58 2002-01-15 PHI
  Michael Jordan*58 1987-02-26 CHI
  Fred Brown58 1974-03-23 SEA
  Wilt Chamberlain*58 1967-02-13 PHI
  Wilt Chamberlain*58 1964-12-15 SFW
  Wilt Chamberlain*58 1963-01-24 SFW
  Wilt Chamberlain*58 1962-03-04 PHW
  Wilt Chamberlain*58 1961-11-08 PHW
  Wilt Chamberlain*58 1961-11-04 PHW
  Wilt Chamberlain*58 1961-02-25 PHW
  Wilt Chamberlain*58 1960-02-21 PHW
  Wilt Chamberlain*58 1960-01-25 PHW
93. Russell Westbrook57 2017-03-29 OKC
  Kyrie Irving57 2015-03-12 CLE
  Deron Williams57 2012-03-04 NJN
  Michael Redd57 2006-11-11 MIL
  Jerry Stackhouse57 2001-04-03 DET
  Michael Jordan*57 1992-12-23 CHI
  Reggie Miller*57 1992-11-28 IND
  Dominique Wilkins*57 1986-12-10 ATL
  Dominique Wilkins*57 1986-04-10 ATL
  Purvis Short57 1984-01-07 GSW
  Adrian Dantley*57 1982-12-04 UTA
  Calvin Murphy*57 1978-03-18 HOU
  Lou Hudson57 1969-11-10 ATL
  Rick Barry*57 1966-10-29 SFW
  Rick Barry*57 1965-12-14 SFW
  Wilt Chamberlain*57 1962-11-10 SFW
  Wilt Chamberlain*57 1961-12-19 PHW
  Wilt Chamberlain*57 1961-10-20 PHW
  Bob Pettit*57 1961-02-18 STL
  Elgin Baylor*57 1961-02-16 LAL
  Richie Guerin*57 1959-12-11 NYK
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