NBA & ABA Single Game Playoff Leaders and Records for Points

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

Single game leaders since the 1983-84 season (1984 playoffs).

Table
Rank Player PTSDate Tm
1. Michael Jordan*63 1986-04-20 CHI
2. Charles Barkley*56 1994-05-04 PHO
  Michael Jordan*56 1992-04-29 CHI
4. Allen Iverson*55 2003-04-20 PHI
  Michael Jordan*55 1997-04-27 CHI
  Michael Jordan*55 1993-06-16 CHI
  Michael Jordan*55 1988-05-01 CHI
8. Allen Iverson*54 2001-05-09 PHI
  Michael Jordan*54 1993-05-31 CHI
10. Allen Iverson*52 2001-05-16 PHI
11. Ray Allen51 2009-04-30 BOS
  Sleepy Floyd51 1987-05-10 GSW
13. Dirk Nowitzki50 2006-06-01 DAL
  Kobe Bryant50 2006-05-04 LAL
  Vince Carter50 2001-05-11 TOR
  Karl Malone*50 2000-04-22 UTA
  Michael Jordan*50 1989-05-05 CHI
  Michael Jordan*50 1988-04-28 CHI
  Dominique Wilkins*50 1986-04-19 ATL
20. LeBron James49 2014-05-12 MIA
  LeBron James49 2009-05-20 CLE
  Kobe Bryant49 2008-04-23 LAL
  Michael Jordan*49 1990-05-11 CHI
  Hakeem Olajuwon*49 1987-05-14 HOU
  Michael Jordan*49 1986-04-17 CHI
26. Dirk Nowitzki48 2011-05-17 DAL
  LeBron James48 2007-05-31 CLE
  Steve Nash48 2005-05-15 PHO
  Allen Iverson*48 2001-06-06 PHI
  Kobe Bryant48 2001-05-13 LAL
  Michael Jordan*48 1995-04-28 CHI
  Michael Jordan*48 1990-05-01 CHI
33. LeBron James47 2009-05-09 CLE
  Charles Barkley*47 1995-05-02 PHO
  Michael Jordan*47 1990-05-26 CHI
  Michael Jordan*47 1989-05-14 CHI
  Dominique Wilkins*47 1988-05-22 ATL
38. LaMarcus Aldridge46 2014-04-20 POR
  Dwight Howard46 2011-04-16 ORL
  Dwyane Wade46 2010-04-25 MIA
  Tracy McGrady46 2003-04-23 ORL
  Dirk Nowitzki46 2003-04-19 DAL
  Paul Pierce46 2002-05-03 BOS
  Allen Iverson*46 2001-06-01 PHI
  Shaquille O'Neal*46 2000-04-23 LAL
  Shaquille O'Neal*46 1997-04-25 LAL
  Michael Jordan*46 1996-05-11 CHI
  Kevin Johnson46 1995-05-20 PHO
  Hakeem Olajuwon*46 1994-05-01 HOU
  Michael Jordan*46 1992-06-12 CHI
  Michael Jordan*46 1992-04-24 CHI
  Michael Jordan*46 1991-05-10 CHI
  Michael Jordan*46 1989-05-27 CHI
  Adrian Dantley*46 1984-05-08 UTA
  Bernard King*46 1984-04-22 NYK
  Bernard King*46 1984-04-19 NYK
57. Paul Millsap45 2016-04-24 ATL
  James Harden45 2015-05-25 HOU
  LeBron James45 2012-06-07 MIA
  LeBron James45 2008-05-18 CLE
  Kobe Bryant45 2007-04-26 LAL
  LeBron James45 2006-05-03 CLE
  Ray Allen45 2005-05-01 SEA
  Allen Iverson*45 2003-05-02 PHI
  Bonzi Wells45 2003-04-23 POR
  Kobe Bryant45 2001-05-19 LAL
  Allen Iverson*45 2001-04-24 PHI
  Michael Jordan*45 1998-06-14 CHI
  Michael Jordan*45 1996-05-27 CHI
  Hakeem Olajuwon*45 1995-04-27 HOU
  Michael Jordan*45 1990-05-13 CHI
  Patrick Ewing*45 1990-05-12 NYK
  Michael Jordan*45 1990-05-09 CHI
74. LeBron James44 2015-06-04 CLE
  Stephen Curry44 2013-05-06 GSW
  Rajon Rondo44 2012-05-30 BOS
  Derrick Rose44 2011-05-06 CHI
  LeBron James44 2009-05-26 CLE
  Dirk Nowitzki44 2009-05-11 DAL
  Gilbert Arenas44 2006-05-03 WAS
  Shaquille O'Neal*44 2001-06-06 LAL
  Allen Iverson*44 2001-06-03 PHI
  Shaquille O'Neal*44 2001-05-06 LAL
  Michael Jordan*44 1996-05-05 CHI
  Michael Jordan*44 1993-06-13 CHI
  Charles Barkley*44 1993-06-05 PHO
  Karl Malone*44 1992-05-03 UTA
  Magic Johnson*44 1991-05-08 LAL
  Patrick Ewing*44 1990-05-04 NYK
  Michael Jordan*44 1989-05-07 CHI
  Michael Jordan*44 1989-05-03 CHI
  Michael Jordan*44 1988-05-05 CHI
  Bernard King*44 1984-05-11 NYK
  Bernard King*44 1984-04-27 NYK
95. LaMarcus Aldridge43 2014-04-23 POR
  Russell Westbrook43 2012-06-19 OKC
  Kobe Bryant43 2012-05-08 LAL
  Tony Parker43 2009-04-25 SAS
  Dwyane Wade43 2006-06-18 MIA
  Vince Carter43 2006-05-12 NJN
  Tracy McGrady43 2003-04-20 ORL
  Shaquille O'Neal*43 2001-05-08 LAL
  Shaquille O'Neal*43 2000-06-07 LAL
  Hakeem Olajuwon*43 1995-05-26 HOU
  Kevin Johnson43 1995-05-14 PHO
  Charles Barkley*43 1993-06-01 PHO
  Michael Jordan*43 1993-05-11 CHI
  Magic Johnson*43 1990-05-15 LAL
  Magic Johnson*43 1990-05-13 LAL
  Isiah Thomas*43 1988-06-19 DET
  Dominique Wilkins*43 1988-05-01 ATL
  Dale Ellis43 1987-04-28 SEA
  Dominique Wilkins*43 1987-04-26 ATL
  Larry Bird*43 1985-05-08 BOS
  Rolando Blackman43 1985-04-18 DAL
  Bernard King*43 1984-05-06 NYK
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